New Music & More | Week of 08.13.21

Donna Block
7 min readAug 10, 2021


Dan + Shay, Lauren Alaina, The Issacs, ACM, Tim McGraw, CRS, Audacy, Second Harvest Food Bank, American Paint, Anna Vaus, Adam Doleac, Kalie Shorr, Carly Pearce, Tenille Arts, Matt Stell, Dave Herrera, Lainey Wilson, Willie Jones, Carrie Cunningham, Wester, Jasmin Bade, Cody Johnson, Emily Daniels, Carter Winter, Allie Colleen, Kacey Musgraves, John Morgan, RaeLynn, Sam Varga, Jeremy Schreifels, CJ Wilder, Dallas Remington, Jack Harlow, Pooh Shiesty, Anavitoria, Jordan Rowe, Abigail Jerri, Doublecamp, Nelly, BRELAND, Blanco Brown, Sabina Lentini, Nick Hickman, Waxahatchee, Baker Grissom, Jillian Steele, Chris Young, Taylor Swift, Royale Lynn, Ali Henderson, Lauren Weintraub, Brenda Cay, Ashland Craft, Dani Taylor, Drea Gordon, Whitney Duncan, Alexis Taylor, Skye Claire, Dolly Parton, Alison Kraus, Priscilla Block, Alyssa Trahan, Stephanie Quayle, Crystal McGrath, Callista Clark, Tyler Rich, Austin Burke, Herrick, Michelle Branch, Abby Lindsey, Cassidy Dickens, Callie Twisselman

The Spotify Playlist

Dan + Shay | Good Things

Lauren Alaina | It Was Me

Lauren Alaina | Secret Celebrity Renovation

The Issacs | Invited to Become Official Opry Members by Ricky Skaggs

The Issacs | The American Face

ACM Awards | Party For A Cause

SO EXCITED to announce that Ryan Hurd & Maren Morris are officially joining the #ACMParty For A Cause lineup! Party with Ryan and Maren — plus Sam Hunt, Old Dominion, Keith Urban, Trisha Yearwood, and so many more! Catch all the LIVE PERFORMANCES from Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater on August 24th! Ticket proceeds benefit ACM Lifting Lives. Get yours now at the link: #ACMLiftingLives #LetsLiftLives

Tim McGraw | 7500 OBO

CRS | 2022 Registration

Country music’s largest industry gathering, Country Radio Seminar (CRS), is set to return in person at Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, on February 23–25. Registration for CRS 2022 opens August 17 at 10 a.m. CT at the Early Bird Rate of $549 per person and will be available for purchase at Effective August 19, the rate will increase to $649 per person. CRS 2022 will also see the return of the CRS Streaming Summit on Wednesday, February 23. In the wake of the pandemic, online music listening and streaming subscriptions surged, and listening behaviors have shifted. While attendees can expect to see the return of many of the most popular events and programming CRS has to offer, CRS is dedicated to expanding the seminar’s scope and is dedicating an entire day to streaming. A one-day pass to attend the streaming summit will be available for $249 per person.

Audacy | Stars and Strings

AUDACY’s live event series “Stars and Strings” returns this year, hosted by WNSH (NEW YORK’S COUNTRY 94.7)/NEW YORK. The lineup features DARIUS RUCKER, ZAC BROWN, CHRIS YOUNG, LEE BRICE, TENILLE ARTS and CAROLINE JONES. It will take place in NEW YORK CITY on THE ROOFTOP at PIER 17 at the SEAPORT on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th, and will benefit 9/11 Day, the nonprofit that runs the federally designated SEPTEMBER 11th National Day of Service.

Second Harvest Food Bank | Songwriters Night

Second Harvest Food Bank’s Songwriters Night presented by First Horizon at Pennington Distillery in Nashville on September 30th with performances from The Warren Brothers and Liz Rose! They’ve written songs you know by heart and sing to in the car, recorded by such chart toppers as Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, and many more. Your tickets include tour and tasting, southern bites, hosted bar of Pennington products and access to this incredible night of music! Wanna be there? The BIG 98 has your way in! Just enter the contest below for your chance to win. For more info and to purchase tickets, click HERE.

American Paint | Nashville


Anna Vaus | New York

Adam Doleac | Hey Drink

Kalie Shorr | Too Much To Say With Kalie Shorr: Homesick In My Hometown

Kalie Shorr | I Got Here By Accident EP Release Day

Carly Pearce | Everything Nash Interview

Tenille Arts feat Matt Stell | Over You is You

Dave Herrera | Hella Country

Lainey Wilson | Lil Bee’s Bohemian

Willie Jones | Down By The Riverside

Carrie Cunningham | All Over Me

Wester | Redneck RollerCoaster

Jasmin Bade | Someone You Loved

Cody Johnson | Let’s Build a Fire

Emily Daniels | Welcome to a Heartache

Carter Winter & Allie Colleen | Love Like I Drink

Kacey Musgraves | Post Divorce

John Morgan | Coldest Beer in Town

RaeLynn | Only In A Small Town

Sam Varga | Fall Down

Jeremy Schreifels feat CJ Wilder | You’re There

Dallas Remington | Princess

Jack Harlow, Pooh Shiesty | SUVs (Black on Black)

Anavitoria | Ai, Amor

Jordan Rowe | Had a Ball

Abigail Jerri | Get that D

Doublecamp | Smoke and Mirrors (Stripped)

Nelly feat BRELAND and Blanco Brown | High Horse

Sabrina Lentini | Every Teardrop

Nick Hickman | 3 Words Away

Waxahatchee | Fire

Baker Grissom | How Many Hangovers

Jillian Steele | somebody you knew

Chris Young | Tonight We’re Dancing

Taylor Swift | A Place in this World

Royale Lynn | Trucks Ain’t for Breaking Down In

Ali Henderson | Regret

Lauren Weintraub | Makeup Is Expensive

Brenda Cay | Drunk on Country Songs

Ashland Craft | Travelin’ Kind

Dani Taylor | Strangers Again

Drea Gordon | I Can’t Even Be Made (Classroom Instrument Mix)

Whitney Duncan | Me, Myself and the Highway

Alexis Taylor | Getaway (Acoustic)

Skye Claire | Dearly Departed

Dolly Parton | Run, Rose, Run with James Patterson

Dolly Parton feat Alison Kraus | The Last Word in Lonesome is Me

Priscilla Block | Home Tour

Alyssa Trahan | Happy Place

Stephanie Quayle | We Buy Gold

Crystal McGrath | About A Boy

Callista Clark | Song Association

Tyler Rich | Better Than You’re Used To

Austin Burke | Wet Dream

Herrick | Sunderland Road

Michelle Branch | You Get Me (20th Anniversary)

Abby Lindsey | Flower Shop

Cassidy Dickens | Clear Creek

Callie Twisselman | Cowboy