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Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan Announce Release of Single and Tour Collaboration

Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan

Announce Release of Single & Video for "Crossing Muddy Waters"
European and North American 2015 "I'm With Her" Tour Dates Scheduled

 

Nashville, Tenn. (March 23, 2015) - Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan – each a tour de force in their own right as mainstays in the folk and roots world – will release a 7 inch May 8 via Sugar Hill Records and Yep Roc Records, which is available now for preorder here. The vinyl features the John Hiatt tune “Crossing Muddy Waters," available digitally today on iTunes, and is backed with an a cappella version of Andy Stroud’s “Be My Husband.” An in-studio video of the trio recording the track "Crossing Muddy Waters” can be seen here

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Sugar Hill Records Readies Exclusive Record Store Day Releases

 Sugar Hill Records Readies Exclusive Record Store Day Releases

Special pressings from Lee Ann Womack, Dolly Parton and Robert Earl Keen

out April 18th

 

Nashville, Tenn. (March 10, 2015)Sugar Hill Records is pleased to announce that it will unveil three new, exclusive releases for Record Store Day (April 18). The varied offerings include two vinyl re-issues from Dolly Parton and Robert Earl Keen and a brand new vinyl from Lee Ann Womack.

 

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Lee Ann Womack's TROUBLE IN MIND; Record Store Day Limited 3-Song Vinyl

Lee Ann Womack’s Trouble In Mind

Limited 3-Song Vinyl w Richard Bennett for Record Store Day April 18

(Nashville, Tenn.) — March 6, 2015 — Lee Ann Womack wanted to do something special for Record Store Day, something that would strip the music down to its essence. Talking with husband/producer Frank Liddell, they decided to use one voice/one instrument. They called on Mark Knopfler/Steve Earle vet Richard Bennett, who brought several of his vintage guitars. The pair recorded several songs in an afternoon – and picked the best three for Trouble In Mind, a limited edition 12” vinyl.

“I think independent record stores are so important,” Womack says. “It’s the last temple of music you can take home... A place where people come looking for the rare, for the special or even just the record they have to buy one more time. But I love the idea of people selling records, talking about what’s on them, getting turned on to cool music."

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Lee Ann Womack Profiled In LA Times Feature!

 

The Los Angeles Times dedicated a full music feature to GRAMMY nominee, Lee Ann Womack! 

In the feature, Lee Ann talks about how Best Country Album nominated The Way I'm Livin' is different, signing with Sugar Hill and modeling her career after Willie Nelson's.

Full article here.

Additionally, LA Times reporter Randall Roberts included "Out On The Weekend" in his 'Essential Tracks' piece.

Lee Ann Womack

SUGAR HILL ARTISTS RECEIVE NODS FOR BEST COUNTRY AND BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUMS AT THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS

 

Nashville, Tenn. (December 5, 2014) – Sugar Hill Records is thrilled to announce that Lee Ann Womack and Bryan Sutton have each been nominated for a GRAMMY® Award, Womack for Best Country Album and Sutton for Best Bluegrass Album. Awards will be given out at the 57th Annual GRAMMY® Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8, 2015.

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Black Prairie Announces New Album, FORTUNE

 

Black Prairie Follows Breakout Year with Cinematic, Hard Edged

New Album Fortune

(April 22nd / Sugar Hill Records)

Black Prairie’s third full-length record Fortune will be released on April 22nd via Sugar Hill Records. The album proves the band has outgrown its roots as a casual side-project of indie folk band The Decemberists, solidifying into a primary, creative focus for its members—a band with its own internal momentum, genuine character and style.  “Making this record was the most collaborative and magical thing,” says founder Chris Funk.  “I’m excited to play these songs live.”

Black Prairie’s music has been described as “the musical spirit that emanated from Big Pink in the late ’60” (Washington Post) and somewhere “between John Ford and David Lynch, homespun tales with sinister sub-plots” (Uncut), but Fortune is an unexpected departure. This group of accomplished musicians from Portland, Oregon - each steeped in traditional American acoustic music - has written what is essentially a rock record, and sometimes with a pretty hard edge.  (The band sometimes performs around Portland as their ‘electric’ alter ego ‘White Tundra,’ complete with an 8-foot, handmade robotic Yeti --  it stood in the studio inspiring the band as they recorded this set of songs.)

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