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Lonestar Releases New Single “Just The Rain”


Lonestar began 2014 on their nationwide Acoustic Tour and they are now heating up the Year Of The Fan with the release of their new single, “Just The Rain.” This powerful ballad, reminiscent of some of their biggest hits, is impacting radio now.

In celebration of the single release, they will be appearing tonight, April 11th, on Cumulus Radio Network’s nationally syndicated show NASH Nights Live. Lonestar’s Dean Sams & Richie McDonald will be joining Shawn Parr at 9:40 PM EST Tonight and again on Sunday, April 13th, at 9:40 PM EST.

Fans can also tune in on Monday, April 14th, for an in-depth interview on GAC’s Great American Playlist. Set to air at 6:00 AM EST, 12:00 PM EST & 3:00 PM EST, the band joins host Suzanne Alexander and shares some of their favorite moments and music videos. The show will also re-air at the same times on Wednesday, April 23rd.

“Just The Rain” is currently available on iTunes along with their latest full-length album, Life As We Know It. An accompanying music video is expected in early May.

Known for merging their country roots with strong melodies and rich vocals, Lonestar, comprised of Richie McDonald (lead vocals), Michael Britt (lead guitar & backing vocals), Keech Rainwater (drums), and Dean Sams (keyboards & backing vocals), has amassed RIAA-certified sales in excess of ten million album units since their national launch in 1995, and achieved ten #1 country hits including “No News,” “Come Crying To Me,” and their crossover smash “Amazed” (which was also #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the first record since 1983′s “Islands in the Stream”, to top both charts). The band’s awards include a 1999 ACM Single of The Year for “Amazed” (the song also won the Song of the Year award), and the 2001 CMA Vocal Group of the Year.

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Lonestar Kicking-off Acoustic Tour TONIGHT!


Lonestar kicks off their 2014 Acoustic Tour tonight in Scottsdale, AZ. Comprised of Richie McDonald (lead vocals), Michael Britt (lead guitar & backing vocals), Keech Rainwater (drums), and Dean Sams (keyboards & backing vocals), the Grammy nominated group will be traveling cross country with dates on the east and west coast as well as points in between.

2013 found the release of their first full-length album in over three years, Life As We Know It, and the much anticipated return of their original lead vocalist, Richie McDonald. Now gearing up for the release of their next single “Pretty Good Day,” Lonestar is officially declaring 2014 the Year of the Fan. The year will be full of unique social media campaigns and prize giveaways. Updates will be posted on their website.

“We are really excited to kick off 2014 back on the road in support of our latest album, Life As We Know It,” says Dean Sams. “This February and March, we are bringing the tour back to the basics with an all new, stripped down, acoustic show. This setting allows us to really showcase our songs in their original form of just voice and instruments, without all the production. Unlike anything we’ve ever done before, the show will be full of audience interaction that will be social media driven and allow fans the unique opportunity to come on stage with us. We look forward to seeing all of our fans at our shows!”

Fans can visit Lonestar’s Facebook and by sharing the status of their city’s tour date and posting “GET ME ON STAGE,” they will automatically be entered to win a chance to come on stage during that show.

LONESTAR 2014 Acoustic Tour Dates:

February 6 Scottsdale, AZ – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
February 8 Redding, CA -Cascade Theatre
February 9 Chico, CA – California State University Chico – Laxson Auditorium
February 13 Tucson, AZ – Fox Tucson Theatre
February 14 El Cajon, CA- Sycuan Casino
February 15 Santa Clarita, CA – College of The Canyons Performing Arts Center
February 16 Modesto, CA – Gallo Center for the Arts – Mary Stuart Rogers Theatre
February 17 Folson, CA – Harris Center
February 28 Tulsa, OK – Mabee Center
March 12 Orono, ME – University of Maine – Collins Center for the Arts
March 13 Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Theatre
March 14 Greenville, SC – Bon Secours Wellness Arena
March 15 Bradford, PA – Bradford Area High School Auditorium
March 22 Biloxi, MS – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hard Rock Live

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Lonestar is Ready to “Party All Day”



Multi-platinum and award-winning country quartet Lonestar has released “Party All Day,” the latest single from their current album Life as we Know It. An upbeat summer feel-good song that the band co-wrote, “Party All Day” marks the third single from their new album. The song recently went to radio and is currently in regular rotation on 20 country stations nationwide.

The band–Michael Britt, lead guitar & backing vocals; Rickey McDonald, lead vocals & piano; Keech Rainwater, drums; and Dean Sams, keyboards and backing vocals–are currently touring the U.S. and Canada, with dates scheduled into October.

“It’s the ultimate party song,” says Britt of “Party All Day.” “I know we’re not necessarily known for that, but it’s not something we’re completely unfamiliar with! We’ve always been fun, funny people. This song’s about hanging out with your friends, our way of life, getting together at the lake on our boats. We’re really known for our ballads, but this one’s about the silly times.”

On the group’s official website (, Lonestar fans have been invited by the band to get creative with a Mad Libs-style contest. They want to know fans’ favorite ways to “Party All Day,” and the funniest submissions will receive a special prize pack of summertime Lonestar merchandise.

For the latest Lonestarnews, follow the band on Facebook  and Twitter.

New Country Music Releases – June 4th, 2013


LeAnn Rimes – Spitfire

Track Listing:
1. Spitfire | 2. What Have I Done | 3. Gasoline And Matches | 4. Borrowed | 5. You Ain’t Right | 6. I Do Now | 7. Where I Stand | 8. You’ve Ruined Me | 9. Bottle | 10. A Waste Is A Terrible Thing To Mind | 11. Just A Girl Like You | 12. God Takes Care Of Your Kind | 13. Who We Really Are Exclusives: 14. Spitfire (Live) (Amazon MP3 Exclusive)
14. What Have I Done (Live) (iTunes Exclusive)
14. Borrowed (Live) (WalMart Exclusive)

Where To Buy*:
Amazon (Exclusive) – $7.99 | iTunes (Exclusive) – $9.99 | Walmart (Physical Exclusive) – $10

Gretchen Wilson

Gretchen Wilson – Under The Covers

Track Listing:
1. Stay With Me | 2. Doctor My Eyes | 3. Everybody Wants You | 4. Bell Bottom Blues | 5. Funk #49 | 6. Hotblooded | 7. Over The Hills & Far Away | 8. I Want You To Want Me | 9. Lights | 10. Her Strut | 11. Bad Company | 12. Into The Mystic

Where To Buy*:
Best Buy – $9.99 | Amazon & Walmart – $10 | Target (not sold in stores) – $11.39


Lonestar – Life As We Know It

Track Listing:
1. The Countdown | 2. Maybe Someday | 3. How Can She Be Everywhere | 4. Pretty Good Day | 5. With My Eyes Open | 6. Party All Day | 7. Life As We Know It | 8. If It Wasn’t For You | 9. I Miss When | 10. I Did It For The Girl | 11. Just The Rain | 12. Oh Yeah

Where To Buy*:
Amazon & Walmart – $9 | Best Buy – $9.99

Deejay Silver

DeeJay Silver – Country Club EP

Track Listing (DeeJay Silver Mixes):
1. Two Black Cadillacs/Jolene (Carrie Underwood feat. Dolly Parton) | 2. Dixieland Delight (Alabama feat. Nappy Roots) | 3. Angel Eyes (Love and Theft) | 4. Barefoot Blue Jean Night (Jake Owen)

Where To Buy*:
Amazon – $3.99 | iTunes – TBA

Upcoming Country Music Releases**:
June 11th – Ash Bowers – Shake It Off
June 18th – Hunter Hayes – Encore
June 18th – Locash Cowboys – Locash Cowboys
July 16th – Joey+Rory – Inspired Songs of Faith and Family
July 16th – JJ Lawhorn – Original Good Ol’ Boy
July 30th – Glen Campbell – See You There
August 6th – Brett Eldredge – TBA
August 13th – Luke Bryan – TBA
August 13th – Carrie Underwood – The Blown Away Tour: Live DVD
September 10th – Keith Urban – Fuse
September 10th – Sheryl Crow – Feels Like Home

*Prices based on Sunday Ads or online prices and are subject to change at any time.
**Dates are subject to change without notice

Lonestar to Release ‘Life as we Know It’ in June!

Lonestar Life as we know it

Lonestar Life as we know it

Lonestar is gearing up to release their new full-length album Life As We Know It on Tuesday, June 4th via the band’s own 4 Star Records, in partnership with The Orchard. Life As We Know It marks the first full-length album release for Lonestar in over three years and the first since the much-anticipated return of revered original vocalist RICHIE McDONALD. Fans can check out an exclusive full stream of the album via here:

To celebrate the release of the new album,Lonestar will perform a free New York City show on Friday, May 31 as part of “Fox & Friends” All American Summer Concert Series. The performance will air live nationally throughout the 6-9am ET broadcast, and fans in the area are encouraged to come down to the show at 1211 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10036 (on the corner of 48th St on 6th Ave). Famous Dave’s BBQ will also be providing complementary food for the crowd.

The following week, Lonestar will be in Nashville for CMA Fan Fair week, making several appearances, signings and performances. Starting off Wednesday, June 5, Lonestar will perform an acoustic set at the 6th annual GAC Kick-off Breakfast at the Country Music Hall Of Fame and Museum. Following their performance at 8:15am CT, all four members will sign copies of the new album from 9-10:30am CT. Following that morning event, the band will head over to 3rd & Lindsley for their annual Lonestar Nation Fan Club Party, beginning at 2pm CT. This year’s party will include lunch, a mini-acoustic concert, door prizes, surprise souvenir, meet and greet and more. Tickets are on sale now at and are extremely limited so purchasing early is suggested. On Thursday, June 6 fans can visit the guys at the new Music City Center from 3-5pm CT for an autograph signing at the CMA booth. Lastly, Lonestar will close out album release week with an electric free performance on the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage Sunday, June 9th at 3:25pm CT. The set list will include new tracks from Life As We Know It as well as the classic, fan favorites.

In other exciting news, Lonestar has launched an album pre-order campaign on and is offering fans access to exclusive photos, videos, tracks and updates, signed merchandise and one-of-a-kind experiences such as a personal phone call from the band. Once the group reaches their goal, 10% of all additional funding will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. You can pledge now here:

Lonestar is also sharing insight into the recording process for the new album with a series of online videos. The first two videos of the series can be seen now here:
For the latest Lonestar news, follow the band on Facebook ( and Twitter (!/lonestarband).

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