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Jackson Browne Shares Live Video For “My Cleveland Heart”

Last week, Jackson Browne released his new album Downhill From Everywhere via Inside Recordings. Ahead of his tour with James Taylor, which kicks off at the United Center in Chicago, Browne shared a ‘live from home’ video for the album single “My Cleveland Heart.” The video features Browne along with his longtime guitarist and “My Cleveland Heart” co-writer Val McCallum, and engineer Kevin Smith. Watch and listen here.

Browne will tour with James Taylor & His All-Star Band this summer and fall, and recently announced the “Evening With” tour, a run of headline shows with his full band in September. See full list of tour dates below. For more information, please visit www.jacksonbrowne.com

Jackson Browne “Evening With” Tour:
August 8 – Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Grand Theater
September 5 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
September 8 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
September 10 – Napa, CA @ Oxbow Riverstage
September 11 – Stateline, NV @ Harveys Outdoor Arena
September 14 – Prescott, AZ @ Findlay Toyota Center
September 15 – Tucson, AZ @ Tucson Music Hall
September 17 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Celebrity Theatre
September 18 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Celebrity Theatre
September 20 – Albuquerque, NM @ Kiva Auditorium

Jackson Browne with James Taylor Tour:
July 29 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
July 31 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
August 1 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Center
August 3 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
August 4 – Dayton, OH @ Nutter Center
August 6 – Charleston, WV @ Charleston Coliseum
August 11 – Roanoke, VA @ Berglund Center Coliseum
August 13 – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum Center
August 14 – Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
August 16 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
August 17 – Atlanta, GA @ Infinite Energy Center
August 19 – Hershey, PA @ Giant Center
August 21 – Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
August 25 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T
August 27 – Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach
August 28 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts
October 16 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
October 17 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
October 19 – Fort Worth, TX @ Dickies Arena
October 22 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Maverik Center
October 23 – Boise, ID @ ExtraMile Arena
October 25 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
October 27 – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
October 29 – San Francisco, CA @ Chase Center
October 30 – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
November 1 – San Diego, CA @ Pechanga Arena


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Cole Swindell is Looking for Love on “Single Saturday Night”

“Single Saturday Night” is a song recorded by Cole Swindell. It was released on May 22, 2020 as the lead single from his upcoming fourth studio album. The song was written by Swindell, Mark Holman, Ashley Gorley and Hardy, and produced by Michael Carter.

Swindell shared to fans with the release of ‘Single Saturday Night’: “The past few months have been hard for everyone and I wanted to give the fans something fun to kick off summer.” “Single Saturday Night” is a comfort gift for fans due to his tour was postponed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Everybody knew they could find me there
Then right out of the blue, right out of nowhere
Out of nowhere

Sitting over in the corner, baby, I saw
Pretty red lips working on a White Claw
Shaking to a little ‘Shook Me All Night Long’
And I thought, man, what a beautiful sight
Ain’t a morning you don’t wake up in my shirt now
Even holding hands walking out of church now
Who’d of thought, baby, looking back that
That would be my last single Saturday night, yeah
My last single Saturday night”

The music video directed by Michael Monaco and Eder Acevedo. It was shot during COVID-19 pandemic quarantine, Swindell sit on the sofa, slept and heard the news about COVID-19 pandemic, then he was took to all over the world, after he woke up, to beach, desert, space and beyond surrounded by his friends and his band.


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Learn the Lyrics: Done by Chris Janson

“Done” is a song recorded by American country music singer Chris Janson. It is the second single from his 2019 album Real Friends. Janson wrote the song with Mitch Oglesby, Jamie Paulin, and Matt Roy.

According to Janson, the song was inspired by his wife, Kelly Lynn. He told the blog Taste of Country that it was his “favorite song [he’d] ever written”, and that he wrote it with the intention of making a love song that was more upbeat than other ones he had written.

“You know I won’t stop ’til it’s done
You need a man you can lean on, done
You need some faith you can hang your dreams on
Check ’em off one by one”

Mitch Oglesby, one of the song’s writers, presented Janson with the song’s concept during a songwriting session after noting that Janson had a tendency to say “done” whenever he was “serious about something”. According to Janson, he also said this phrase when he met Kelly Lynn for the first time at a bar. Janson also told Rolling Stone that he felt the song would be a “turning point” in his career as well, calling its sound a “mid-nineties down-the-middle-of-the-road hit”.

Listen to the track below:


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Jackson Browne Releases New Album Downhill From Everywhere

Jackson Browne has just released his new album Downhill From Everywhere via Inside Recordings. In support of the record, Browne will tour the US with James Taylor starting on Thursday, July 29th at the United Center in Chicago. He will also play a run of shows in September for his “Evening With” tour, featuring Browne backed by his full band. Ticket information is available at jacksonbrowne.com.

Album single “My Cleveland Heart” was released earlier this year with a music video directed by Alissa Torvinen Kouame and featuring a cameo by Phoebe Bridgers. Browne also recently performed the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Like much of Browne’s catalog, Downhill From Everywhere is fueled by a search—for connection, for purpose, for self—but there’s a heightened sense of urgency written between the lines, a recognition of the sand slipping through the hourglass that elevates the stakes at every turn. “Time rolling away, time like a river, time like a train,” he sings. “Time like a fuse burning shorter every day.”

And while such ruminations might suggest a meditation on aging and mortality from a rock icon in his early 70s, the truth is that Browne isn’t looking in the mirror; he’s singing about us, about a world fast approaching a social, political, and environmental point of no return. Clean air, fresh water, racial equity, democracy—it’s all on the line, and nothing is assured.

Browne’s never been one to rest on his laurels, and as Downhill From Everywhere proves, he’s still pushing himself into his storied career, which includes 14 studio albums, 4 collections of live performances, and 2 “best of” compilations. Recorded with a core band that included guitarists Greg Leisz (Eric Clapton, Bill Frisell) and Val McCallum (Lucinda Williams, Sheryl Crow), bassist Bob Glaub (Linda Ronstadt, CSNY, John Fogerty), keyboardist Jeff Young (Sting, Shawn Colvin), drummer Mauricio Lewak (Sugarland, Melissa Etheridge), and longtime vocalists Chavonne Stewart and Alethea Mills, the record is a truly collaborative work, one driven by group chemistry and an openness to new sounds and ideas.


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Brad Paisley, Thomas Rhett and Many More Return to Live Concerts with $20 All-In Tickets

Live Nation has just announced the celebration of the Return to Live concerts this summer by offering fans $20 all-in tickets to nearly 1,000 shows this year. As Live Nation’s outdoor venues across the U.S. begin to open, the time is here to get outside and catch live music with friends, family and loved ones at over 40 Live Nation amphitheaters all across the country. For a limited time only next week, fans will have access to exclusive $20 tickets to participating Live Nation shows, including taxes and fees.

“We can’t wait to get back on the road and in front of our fans, it means so much to be able to bring live music back to the people that support us the most,” said the Jonas Brothers.

The special promotion marks the highly-anticipated return of live music in the U.S. as artists ready to hit the stage and fans can’t wait to see their favorite acts live in-person once again. Participating artists include some of today’s biggest acts across genres including Country, Hip-Hop, Latin, Metal, Pop, Rock, and more.

“We couldn’t be more excited to get back out on the road,” said Zac Brown. “It’s been a long, difficult year for everyone and we’re fired up to be reuniting with our crew, sharing new music with our fans, and celebrating a brand new world.”

The $20 tickets will be available to the general public starting next Wednesday, July 28th at 12pm ET/9am PT on LiveNation.com for a limited time only, while supplies last.

T-Mobile and Sprint customers can score exclusive 24-hour early access to the $20 all-in tickets through T-Mobile Tuesdays starting Tuesday, July 27th at 12pm ET/9am PT.

Participating artists celebrating the Return to Live concerts include:

311, Jason Aldean, Megadeth, 3 Doors Down, Jonas Brothers, NF, Alanis Morissette, Judas Priest, Pitbull, Alice Cooper, Kings of Leon, Primus, Brad Paisley, KISS, Rise Against, Brett Eldredge, KORN, Rod Wave, Brooks & Dunn, Lady A, Slipknot, Brothers Osborne, Lil Baby, The Black Crowes, Coheed and Cambria, Lindsey Stirling, The Doobie Brothers, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trippie Redd, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Maroon 5, Zac Brown Band and more.


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