Ronnie Dunn releases his latest solo album, Peace Love and Country Music Tuesday (April 8). The project, produced by Dunn and Jeff Balding, marks Dunn’s second project as a solo artist on his own Little Will-E Records, in partnership with e-commerce retailer Country Outfitter.
Dunn took part in writing six of the 14 songs on Peace Love and Country Music, including three he wrote by himself, “Let’s Get The Beer Joint Rockin’,” “Romeo and Juliet,” and “Country in Texas.”
The physical edition of Peace Love and Country Music is available exclusively at Country Outfitter, at countryoutfitter.com. Digital editions are available at all digital retailers.
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BMI and Starbucks have teamed for a series of songwriter showcases in Texas. The first songwriter showcase in the series will feature Lee Thomas Miller (“You’re Gonna Miss This” and “In Color”), and Billy Montana (“Suds In The Bucket,” and “Hard To Love”).
The series will run from April 30 through May 2. Performances begin at 7 p.m. at Starbucks-Colonnade at 9811 Interstate 10 W., San Antonio, Texas.
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NEEDTOBREATHE will visit The Ellen Degeneres Show on April 18, and then the Late Show with David Letterman on April 23 in support of their new album, Rivers In The Wasteland. The project will debut Tuesday, April 15 on Atlantic Records.
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Emmylou Harris, singer-songwriter and animal activist, was recently awarded by national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society, in recognition of her work to protect animals.
Following her concert at Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, Marc Peralta, executive director of Best Friends-Los Angeles, presented Harris with an award. “Emmylou Harris is a longtime friend to animals in need, exemplifying the Best Friends spirit that every pet deserves a second chance. Emmylou has given many dogs and cats that second chance at a great new life and is a powerful ally in the fight to save them all,” Peralta said.
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