2nd Hand Grace ~ Altoona
2nd Hand Grace ~ Altoona, AL
Jonathan McCurley- guitar, Kaleb Arledge- lead guitar, Cam McCurley- drums & Jagger Barnett- Bass
Early on, the band participated in the West End Talent Show and won. Band practices started soon after. At the time practice were starting, the group was called 2nd Hand Grenades, but trying to translate that, God stepped in, and it was perceived as 2nd Hand Grace.
The band plays secular music and writes the words with Christian Lyrics.
In the past year and a half the band had played many different venues such as churches, birthday parties, bike rallies and 1st Saturdays.
This Sunday, Oct. 26th, 2nd Hand Grace will be performing at Gracefest 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Etowah County Fairgrounds.
Mangers: Chris McCurley 256-295-8468; Shannon Arledge 256-478-6434
Two - Tone Willie & Wine
Enjoy a free evening of music with the classic rock & blues band Two-Tone Willie.
Saturday November 1st at The Vineyard at Jules J. Berta Winery in Albertville from 7p – 10ish.
Bring your lawn chairs & blankets.
Jules J. Berta Winery
1409 Darden Avenue
Albertville, Al 35950
For info: 256-293-0295
BDB Album Release Party
A CD release party will be held at the Pitman Theater in Gadsden October 26th at 4pm. It is a public event with free admission, and a concert with the band performing their latest songs from the album.
The album “The Brooke Danielle Band” was recorded at the Rukkus Room in Nashville. The Rukkus Room has recorded many artists such as Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett, and the Voice’s Cassadee Pope.
“This album is the next big thing. We believe we are not too far from succeeding in our dreams. We have worked hard preparing for this, and practicing. We’ve found our sound and gained a lot of true fans along the way. We are very blessed to be able to start our career early and get to do something we love. Thank you to the BDBNATION for coming to our shows, and supporting us.” -Brooke Danielle.
Hidden Element @ Sabastien's
Friday night catch Hidden Element at Sabastiens On Main in Albertville.
Call for info: 256-660-1222
Country Case @ Harvest Festival
Catch Trent Slaton & Country Case this Friday Night at The 50th annual Boaz Harvest Festival at 5pm and at Crawmama’s in Guntersville October 10th at 7pm.
Buy their album “Fool Like Me” at www.cdbady.com.
More dates & info at www.facebook.com/countrycase
A Hootie Christmas
Well, not quite but Darius Rucker will release his 1st Christmas album, Home for The Holidays, on Oct. 27th.
The album will have 12 tracks, with 2 of those originals co-written by Darius. Sheryl Crow will also be a special guest on the album.
Lambert on Idol?
Yes…rumors are right…Adam Lambert will be a guest judge for the “American Idol” auditions in New York. Lambert is filling in for Keith Urban, who is taking time off because of the death of Nicole Kidman’s father.
BlackHawk~Greatest Hits & More
If your a BlackHawk fan, then listen up!
BlackHawk will release “Greatest Hits & more” on Oct 28th. The 13-song collection of new studio recordings from yesterday and today includes their #1 hit,”Every Once In A While.”
New Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton’s latest single, “Neon Lights,” has been released!
Take a look………
Leftover Bachelor Gets Picked
Well, picked for another show of course.
Announced earlier today on Good Morning America, the next star of ABC’s The Bachelor is recent Bachelorette contestant Chris Soules.
Soules, a 32-year-old farmer from Arlington, Iowa, was cut by Bachelorette’s Andi Dorfman right before she chose her final two.
Good choice or do you even watch anymore?
Love & Theft, Ties the Knot
Well, at least half of them.
Stephen Barker Liles of Love and Theft, married his longtime girlfriend Jenna Michelle Kennedy on Sunday evening. (Aug. 24th) They wed at Ruby Nashville, just a few blocks from Nashville’s famed Music Row.
Congrats to the new couple!
Mary Kate email@example.com
ACM Honors Has A Full House
Kacey Musgraves, Dierks Bentley, Lee Ann Womack, Hunter Hayes, Dwight Yoakam, Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott, Will Hoge, the Oak Ridge Boys will be at the ACM Honors on Sept. 9th at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
Shew, that was a mouth-full but it’s going to be a great show!
Mary Kate firstname.lastname@example.org
"Where It's At" Coming Sept. 9th
Dustin Lynch’s latest single, ” Where It’s At,” has been officially certified gold for sales of more than 500,000 copies.
His new album, Where It’s At, will be in stores everywhere on Sept. 9th.
Trisha's On Top!
Trisha Yearwood announced earlier this week that she has signed with Sony and that her 12th studio album will be titled, “Prize Fighter on RCA Nashville.
She is also celebrating the start of her 5th season of Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, on Food Network.
Anyone else watch it but me? Love that show!
Mary Kate email@example.com
Carrie + 11=Sunday Night Football
11 NFL players will join Carrie Underwood for her performance of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,” the opening theme for Sunday Night Football on NBC.
The players include: New York Giants QB Eli Manning, Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews and many more!
The 2014 NFL season starts on Sept. 7th at 7 p.m. when the Denver Broncos host the Indianapolis Colts.
Barry Galloway firstname.lastname@example.org
"Frozen" on TV?
ABC is planning to air a one-hour special titled, The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic, on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
The one-hour special will feature interviews with Frozen stars Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel as well directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.
Fans will also be treated to a sneak peek at the next chapter of Frozen as well as preview footage of Frozen characters Anna, Elsa and Kristoff on an upcoming episode of the ABC series, Once Upon A Time.
The Frozen special will also provide a sneak peek at Disney’s next animated film, Big Hero 6. It opens nationwide Nov. 7.
Disney is the parent company of ABC.
Williams Tribute at Emmy`s
The producers of this year’s Emmy Awards broadcast are planning a tribute to the late Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday.
In a statement obtained by ABC News, Don Mischer, the executive producer of the Emmys broadcast, said, “Plans for the In Memoriam segment are in discussion. While we are all still coming to terms with this week’s tragic news, we are working to give Robin Williams the proper and meaningful remembrance he so well deserves.”
NBC will air the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards live on Monday, Aug. 25.
"Put a Club in My Hand"
The 3rd Annual Eric Church Band ” Put a Club in My Hand” Golf Tournament was held August 4th at the Gaylord Springs Golf Links. The event raised $112,864 for MusiCares, the charitable arm of The Recording Academy. This provides a safety new of assistance for those in the music industry to help with medical, financial and personal emergencies.
Audrey McGraw Sings!
Take a look at 12-year-old Audrey McGraw, youngest daughter of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, who has taken the internet by storm with this video…take a listen…………….
Rumor Has It....
That Carrie Underwood will be performing at the 2015 Superbowl Halftime Show!
We’re still waiting to see, but think it’s a great idea. Your thoughts?