BBR Music Group/BMG’s Wheelhouse Records’ rowdy outliers LOCASH are nominated for Duo of the Year at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards™. This honor marks their fifth ACM career nod, as fans can stream this year’s show live on Prime Video on March 7 at 8 p.m. EST/7 p.m. CST/5 p.m. PST from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV.
“We’re so grateful and excited to be recognized again by the Academy of Country Music,” shares LOCASH’s Chris Lucas. “This is amazing news and a great sign for what’s to come!”
“It still hasn’t sunk in yet, but it feels amazing to be nominated,” adds LOCASH’s Preston Brust. “There are so many individuals on our team that help make all of this possible, so this is a big moment for all of us!”
Rising up the Country ranks with a streak of hits and critical acclaim, LOCASH has two successful albums, eight charting singles including two #1s, and 815 MILLION global on-demand streams to their credit. Country Now praises, “Preston Brust and Chris Lucas tend to know the secret recipe of creating striking hits that display a pristine balance between modern and traditional country,” while calling them “a stand-out act in the industry.”
Next “making waves” – according to E! News – on March 4 with their brand-new single “Beach Boys,” which features The Beach Boys’ co-founder Mike Love and longtime band member Bruce Johnston, Billboard hails, “They’ve got an urge to ‘take the country to the beach, boys,’ trading ‘Jack D’ for Jose Cuervo, and swapping Tennessee for laid-back beaches.” First releasing a solo rendition on their wild-and-free WOODS & WATER – EP, American Songwriter deems it “sunny” while Celeb Secrets Country applauds the tune as “a rare work of country music art.” Written by LOCASH’s Chris Lucas and Preston Brust, alongside Dallas Wilson, Jared Mullins, Brian Wilson, and Mike Love, its go with the flow melodies and breezy vocal harmonies has all of the salt-kissed, Country-rocking energy of The Beach Boys mixed with LOCASH’s signature backwoods style.
Bringing the ultimate getaway to the stage next month with their WOODS & WATER TOUR 2022 presented by MTN DEW, most shows are on sale now at LOCASH.com, with select dates available tomorrow (2/11) at 10 a.m. (local). Launching March 4 at Lori’s Roadhouse in West Chester, OH, the headliner stops crisscross with major music festival appearances all over the world – like Stagecoach (Indio, CA), CountryFest Los Cabos (Baja California Sur, Mexico), and The Long Road Festival (Lutterworth, England) – with more stops to be announced soon. Find full tour details here
BBR Music Group/BMG’s Wheelhouse Records’ rowdy outliers LOCASH – comprised of Preston Brust and Chris Lucas – are escaping to the WOODS & WATER. Inspired by the wild-and-free EP out now, the WOODS & WATER TOUR 2022 also launches this spring. Creating a signature sound that fuses modern Country and classic Heartland Rock with an edgy vocal blend, the Country music duo of singer-songwriters is widely known for mixing backwoods pride with big-picture positivity. Now rising up the Country ranks with a streak of hits and critical acclaim, LOCASH has two successful albums, eight charting singles, and 815 MILLION global on-demand streams to their credit, plus a brand new “Beach Boys” collaboration with Mike Love and Bruce Johnston of the iconic group. Their latest album, BROTHERS (2019), featured GOLD #1 “One Big Country Song,” as the follow-up to the pair’s Top 15 THE FIGHTERS (2016), which boasted GOLD breakout “I Love This Life” and flirtatious GOLD smash “I Know Somebody” – their first #1. Respected performers with high-profile recognition, they’re currently nominated for Duo of the Year at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards™, with a history of nods from the genre’s biggest awards shows.
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