The Boot News Roundup: Tenille Arts, Sierra Hull + Others Announce New Albums + More
Welcome to The Boot's News Roundup, a morning rundown of the news country music fans need to know. Read on to learn more about the latest goings-on in the country, Americana, bluegrass and folk genres.
Brandi Carlile and Dierks Bentley will headline the fifth annual Shaky Boots music festival in 2020. Per a press release, the event is set for May 8-9 at Atlanta, Ga.'s Central Park, and it's got a seriously stacked lineup, with Tanya Tucker, John Prine, Gary Allan, Dwight Yoakam, Jamey Johnson and more artists all set to perform during the two-day fest. Tickets are on sale now via the official Shaky Boots website. -- AM
Country artist Wade Hayes has released his long-awaited album Who Saved Who. Per a press release, the record follows 2017's Old Country Song, and stems from a title track Hayes wrote about his beloved dog Jack: Hayes says the animal helped him survive two separate recurrences of cancer. Hayes wrote or co-wrote eight tracks on the 10-song record, which also features songwriting contributions from Casey Beathard, Radney Foster and George Ducas. -- AM
Up-and-comer Tenille Arts has announced plans for a new record, coming in 2020. Titled Love, Heartbreak & Everything in Between, the 12-song record will be released on Jan. 10 via Reviver Records / 19th & Grand Records. “I’m so excited about this album,” Arts says in a statement. “It’s everything I’ve been through this past year ... It’s four love songs, four breakup songs and four songs about everything else in life. I got to collaborate with new songwriters and producers, and I’m so proud of the creativity on this album.” Love, Heartbreak & Everything in Between is available for pre-order now. -- AM
Sierra Hull will release her much-anticipated sophomore album, titled 25 Trips, in February. According to a press release, the 13-track record was co-produced by Hull and Shani Gandhi, known for her work with Sara Watkins and Dwight Yoakam, and features an all-star cast of guests, including Molly Tuttle, Katie Pruitt, Ron Block and Hull's husband and fellow artist Justin Moses. 25 Trips is due out on Feb. 28. -- AM
Willie Jones and Logan Mize are joining forces for a 2020 tour. The pair's I Ain't Gotta Grow Up Tour, named for Mize's latest single, will begin on Jan. 31, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Stops in Fresno, Calif.; Seattle, Wash.; and Kamas, Utah, among others, are planned before the trek wraps up on Feb. 29 in Albuquerque, N.M. -- AS
Canadian artist William Prince will release a new record, Reliever, in 2020. The album's first single, "The Spark," was produced by Dave Cobb and debuted earlier this year to critical acclaim. Reliever is set for release on Feb. 7 and will be Prince's first project with Glassnote Records. -- AM