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5 Quick Holiday Questions with Parmalee

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5 Quick Holiday Questions with Parmalee

Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?

Matt Thomas: Hot Chocolate
Barry Knox: Hot Chocolate
Scott Thomas: Hot Chocolate
Josh McSwain: Hot Chocolate

What is Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

Matt: Eating
Barry: Opening Presents
Scott: Hunting
Josh: Eating dinner with the family.

What was your favorite Christmas present as a child?

Matt:  Guitar
Barry: 4 wheeler
Scott: Xr 80 Dirt Bike
Josh: His first Guitar

How did you learn the truth about Santa Clause?

Matt: The older kids in the trailer park we grew up in
Barry: School
Scott: Haven’t Yet
Josh: “What Truth?”

What is Your Favorite Christmas Song?

Matt: Silent Night by the Temptations
Barry: Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer
Scott: Silent Night by the Temptations
Josh: Little Drummer Boy


Parmalee has earned its second consecutive Top 10 with the band’s latest hit, “Close Your Eyes.” “Close Your Eyes” jumped to #10 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart today while maintaining the #10 position on the Country Aircheck/USA Today chart (powered by Mediabase) for two successive weeks.

“Close Your Eyes” follows in the footsteps of the band’s multi-week #1, gold-certified smash “Carolina.” “Close Your Eyes” is featured on Parmalee’s critically acclaimed debut album FEELS LIKE CAROLINA. Download the album here.

Parmalee’s 2015 will kick off with a bang when the band joins country superstar Brad Paisley’s “Country Nation World Tour,” on Jan. 17, 2015 in Morgantown, WV. For a full list of tour dates, click here

DVR Alert: Check Out Parmalee on Huckabee

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Parmalee will perform their current Top 25 hit “Close Your Eyes” on FOX News Channel’s #1 rated weekend show “Huckabee,” airing at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT on Saturday, Sept. 13 and re-airing on Sunday, Sept. 14. “Close Your Eyes” is the follow-up to Parmalee’s multi-week #1, GOLD CERTIFIED smash “Carolina.”

Governor Huckabee will join the band to play bass guitar on the performance. CLICK HERE for more information about the show.

“Close Your Eyes” is featured on FEELS LIKE CAROLINA. Preview/Download the album on iTunes HERE.

Easton Corbin, Josh Thompson, Frankie Ballard and More Tell You Their Favorite Summertime Memories and Songs


To celebrate and make our way deep into summertime we caught up with Easton Corbin, Josh Thompson, Natalie Stovall, JT Hodges, Meghan Linsey, Will Hoge, Dustin Lynch, Parmalee, Frankie Ballard and Maggie Rose on the 2014 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet and asked them their favorite summertime memories growing up and their favorite summer jam song.

Check out the video and then leave us a comment to tell us your favorite country music summertime jam!


In the spirit of summer,we’ve chosen our favorite summertime jams of 2014!!!  Here’s our top 9!!!

9.  Kenny Chesney “American Kids”

8. Sam Hunt “Leave the Night On”

7. Dustin Lynch “Where It’s At”

6. Brothers Osborne “Rum”

5. Dierks Bentley’s “Drunk on a Plane”

4.  Jake Owen‘s “Beachin'”

3.  Brett Eldredge‘s “Beat of the Music”

2.  Joe Nichols’ “Yeah”

1.  Little Big Town‘s  “Day Drinking” … a perfect follow-up to our favorite from last year, “Pontoon”

If you missed our CMT Music Awards Red Carpet interviews make sure to check them out here.

Parmalee Debuts “Close Your Eyes” Music Video



Today, Vevo exclusively unveils the new music video for Parmalee’s latest hit, “Close Your Eyes” across all of its platforms —, mobile/tablet and TV apps and Vevo on YouTube. “Close Your Eyes” is the follow-up release to Parmalee’s multi-week #1 GOLD certified smash, “Carolina” off the band’s critically acclaimed debut album for Stoney Creek Records, FEELS LIKE CAROLINA.

“It’s all about that first kiss,” says Matt Thomas, lead singer for Parmalee. “ I think everybody remembers where they were with that special girl or guy and they went in for that first kiss.”

Award-winning director Wes Edwards (“Drunk On A Plane,” “Night Train,” “Yeah,” etc.) sets the scene of a nostalgic summer day in the back roads of Nashville, complete with a 400 ft. homemade backwoods slip-n-slide, “fireflies poppin’ like the Fourth of July” and a late night bonfire party, all leading up to that perfect moment to lean in for a kiss– Parmalee style.

Parmalee recently earned a nomination for “Choice Country Group” at this year’s Teen Choice Awards airing live on Sunday, Aug. 10th at 8pm/7pm CT on FOX. Young fans are encouraged to vote daily at:

The North Carolina-bred “band of brothers” continue to tour extensively across the U.S. this summer on Jake Owen’s DAYS OF GOLD tour, as well as its own headlining dates. For a full list of tour dates, please visit:


JULY 3 Dixon Petunia Festival Dixon, IL

JULY 4 Cherokee Park Morristown, TN

JULY 5 Festival of the Bells Hillsboro, OH

JULY 10 Snowden Grove Amphitheatre Southaven, MS

JULY 11 Barton County Fair Great Bend, KS

JULY 12 Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss Fort Bliss, TX

JULY 15 NEMO Fair Kirksville, MO

JULY 16 Fairbanks Park – Hi-99 Summer Bash Terre Haute, IN

JULY 18 Porter County Fair Valparaiso, IN
(DAYS OF GOLD W/ Jake Owen)

JULY 19 Country Jam USA 2014 Eau Claire, WI

JULY 20 Faster Horses Brooklyn, MI

JULY 21 Elkhart County Fair Goshen, IN
JULY 23 Gage County Fair Beatrice, NE

JULY 24 The Resch Center Green Bay, WI
(DAYS OF GOLD W/ Jake Owen)

JULY 25 iWireless Arena Moline, IL
(DAYS OF GOLD W/ Jake Owen)

JULY 26 Wayne Firefighters’ Country Jamboree Wayne, OH

JULY 29 Neshoba County Fair Philadelphia, MS

JULY 31 Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair Jefferson City, MO

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