Chesnutt Slated For Media Blitz In Support Of First Album Of All-New Material In Six Years Including Premiere of
Lyric Video on The Boot, SiriusXM Prime Country Radio Special, Rolling Stone Country, Billboard and more!
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Back in May, we told you all to get ready for Mark Chestnutt’s new CD, Tradition Lives. It’s just about time. the release date for this great album is July 8.that article included the track list, and if you missed it, you can click here to read all about Tradition Lives. Today we received a press release about the album, and about a few things Mark has on his schedule as that release date gets closer. We are ready for a week full of Mark Chestnutt, and know you all are, too. Below is the press release with all the information you need about where to find Mark on the radio this week
[Press Release] The wait is nearly over for Mark Chesnutt fans as Friday, July 8 marks the release of his first album of all-new material in six years, Tradition Lives, released by Row Entertainment. The celebration kicked off Friday, July 1, as the lyric video for the track “I’ve Got A Quarter In My Pocket” premiered exclusively on TheBoot.com. CLICK TO WATCH
The week of the album release will prove to be a busy one for Chesnutt, as the traditionally minded country star is scheduled to appear on various broadcast programs to discuss his inspirations behind the new project.
Tune in to SiriusXM’s Prime Country (Channel 58) beginning July 4 at 11 a.m. ET and 5 p.m. ET for the special premiere of the “Mark Chesnutt Album Release Party,” which will run through Thursday, July 7 (airtimes listed below). Hosted by Mike Terry, the special will include sneak-peeks of brand new songs from the album as well as performances of career favorites.
Keep an eye out for Chesnutt in Country Aircheck Weekly on July 5, as he goes “Off The Record” to discuss his fondest radio memories and life on the road. Moreover, he will appear as a guest on nationally syndicated radio show Honky Tonkin’ With Tracy Lawrence the weekend of July 8 -10. For a full list of local airtimes, click here.
Chesnutt will round out the week with an appearance on Westwood One’s Country Gold with Terri Clark. For a full list of station affiliates, please visit: terriclark.com/country-gold.
The country legend will also be featured in the coming weeks by outlets like Tony and Kris In The Morning, Country HitMakers, Nashville Access, WSM Radio, Crook & Chase, Nashville Country Club, The Boot, Nashville Universe, Classic Country Jamboree, Billboard, Rolling Stone Country, CMT.com, Taste of Country, Nashville Music Guide, NASH Country Daily, Racing Country and many more!
SiriusXM’s Prime Country “Mark Chesnutt Album Release Party: July 4 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET; July 5 at 9 p.m. ET, 6pm PT; July 6 at 6pm ET, 3pm PT: July 7 at 3 p.m. ET, Noon PT
Honky Tonkin’ with Tracy Lawrence: July 8-10, various times
Country Gold with Terri Clark: July 9-10, various times
WSM’s Nashville Today Show with Devon O’Day: July 14 at 6 p.m. ET
About Mark Chesnutt:
A native of Beaumont, Texas, traditional-minded classic country singer Mark Chesnutt began his run up the charts in 1990 with “Too Cold At Home,” and followed that initial hit up with blockbuster 90s favorites such as “Brother Jukebox,” “Let It Rain,” and “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing.” Along the way, he has earned one Gold album and four Platinum albums. He has been nominated for several industry awards, and has a CMA trophy to his credit – the 1993 Vocal Event of the Year prize for “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair,” a hit for The Possum, George Jones. Chesnutt continues to be a touring favorite, with close to 175 dates on his calendar – which is booked well into the latter part of 2016. For more information on Mark Chesnutt, please visit markchesnutt.com.