DIERKS BENTLEY AND BROTHERS OSBORNE HEADLINE NU COUNTRY TV
Arizona singing pilot and Brothers Osborne headline Nu Country TV on Saturday December 29 at 9 pm on Channel 31/Digital 44.
Midwest Farmer's Daughter and recent Australian tourist Margo Price returns to the show, hosted by Mid Pacific Bob Olson, and repeated Sunday 11.30 pm.
Arkansas traveller Erin Enderlin performs live in Behind Bars on the program filmed and edited by Laith Graham.
Northern Territory singing stockman Tom Curtain and Grafton sisters The McClymonts return and Kalamazoo born singer Kyle Jennings introduces his best friends.
Nu Country TV is a highlight of C 31 streaming list on Digital 44.
Further info - https://www.c31.org.au/
DIERKS AND BROTHERS OSBORNE IN BURNING MAN RESCUE
Arizona born singer-songwriter-pilot Dierks Bentley and 52 nd CMA Awards winners Brothers Osborne rescue a burning man when they head to mountains, beach, stages and Joshua Tree desert in their graphic new video.
“This song is a personal reflection and it was important to me that you feel that with the video," Bentley, 43, revealed of Burning Man.
"The Brothers and I flew out to the desert in July to shoot this, several people on the crew had heat strokes, two cars got stuck in the sand and we had to have a rattlesnake wrangler with us at all times but we got the shots."
Burning Man is on Bentley's 13 song 11th album The Mountain that debuted at #1 in June.
It was nominated for Vocal Event at the 2018 CMA Awards and The Mountain was nominated for Male Vocalist and Album of the Year.
Dierks performed with Brothers Osborne on the awards and toured here with Lee Kernaghan in 2012.
Brothers Osborne won CMA Awards best vocal duo in November and played CMC Rocks Queensland festival in March.
Brothers John, 35, and T.J., 32, left Maryland for Nashville as songwriters to follow their muse and released second album Port Saint Joe on April 20.
Further info - http://www.brothersosborne.com/
MARGO PRICE LIVE LEFTOVERS
Mid-West Farmer's Daughter Margo Price appears in a red nudie rhinestone suit in a sea of mirrors on her return.
She didn't need mirrors as the Out On The Weekend festival headliner in October at Seaworks in Williamstown or the second Australian Americana Awards at Thornbury Theatre.
Margo performed Leftovers that follows her second solo album All American Made.
The psychedelia-infused video was directed by Casey Pierce and shot in Nashville .
"I had so much fun working with Casey Pierce on this project. I really got to cut loose during the filming, I smoked a joint and started crawling around on the floor inside the room of mirrors," Price revealed.
"As far as the styling goes, I brought some of my loudest/most obnoxious outfits and did a lot of costume changes to keep things bright and colorful. In the video I'm wearing a sequin jumper that my friend Elizabeth NeSmith made me, a red rhinestone Nudie-style suit made by Ashlyn Evans, a white fringe Elvis-inspired number by Wallflower San Fran , and a black suit made by the legendary Manuel."
Margo, now 35, and guitarist husband Jeremy Ivey front her quintet who won wide acclaim after selling their wedding rings and cars to finance her first solo album Mid-West Farmer's Daughter at Sun Studios in Memphis.
She played piano, sang in a church choir and studied dance and theatre in tiny Ohio town Aledo before moving to Nashville at 20.
Margo started Buffalo Clover with Jeremy and released three albums and fronted Margo & The Price-Tags whose members included Sturgill Simpson and Kenny Vaughan.
She announced her pregnancy during a Nashville concert with Jack White in November.
"I've been hiding something behind my guitar," Price told the audience.
"We're expecting a baby this May."
It will be Price's third child with husband Jeremy Ivey.
In 2010 she gave birth to twins Ezra and Judah but Ezra died in infancy because of a heart condition - subject of her song Hands Of Time .
She appeared on Nu Country with A Little Pain, Desperate & Depressed, Weakness, Hurting on the Bottle, Hands Of Time and It's Not Drink Driving If You Are Riding a Horse.
ERIN ENDERLIN LIVE AT THE HARD ROCK CAFE
Arkansas born singer Erin Enderlin, now 36, is renowned for her song World Without Willie with Tara Thompson.
This week she performs Ain't It Just Like A Cowboy live at the Hard Rock Café in Nashville from her second album Whiskeytown Crier.
It exposes the painful reality of falling for a cheating rodeo star.
The video stars rising artist Kimberly Kelly as the woman who gets cheated on by a two-timing cowboy who suffers summary justice.
Erin toured with Willie Nelson on his Country Throwdown tour and fellow outlaw Jamey Johnson who produced Whiskeytown Crier .
Further info - https://www.erinenderlin.com/
TOM CURTAIN SOUTH OF BROOME
“The song depicts her courage and determination to overcome the hardships of isolation, raising a young family, running a cattle station, limited power, water or phone service and building a caravan park, which today is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the Kimberley Region.
“Where The Pindan Meets The Ocean is the fourth song released from my third album Territory Time.
“Barn Hill Beachside Station Stay also happens to be the place I proposed to my beautiful wife Annabel.”
It's a far cry from Mildura where Tom was born and Kumbia near Kingaroy where he grew up.
Curtain runs Katherine Outback Experience with wife Annabel.
Further info - https://www.katherineoutbackexperience.com.au/music/
Prolific Grafton Golden Guitarists The McClymonts return on their national tour that included Victoria before Tamworth.
They perform Like We Used To - third single on their fifth album Endless.
Sisters Brooke, Samantha and Mollie have won 15 Golden Guitars including Album, group and contemporary country album of the Year for Endless.
During 2018 Samantha gave birth to her first baby, Wilder, Mollie had a second child and Brooke released a duo album with husband, Adam Eckersley.
Adam, 31 and father of two, recuperated from spinal surgery - the six week hiatus was his longest period between shows since he started touring at 17.
KYLE JENNINGS - JESUS AND JACK DANIELS
Michigan minstrel Kyle Jennings is joined by a feisty femme fatale in his Nu Country return.
She extolled virtues of fishing and fiery frolics beyond where Kyle, 40, was born in Kalamazoo in Michigan .
That's the same hometown as Ryan Hurd - singing spouse of Texan Maren Morris
Jennings tune She Loves Jesus, Jack Daniels & Me is on his fourth album American Vinyl.
Kyle recalled military family traditions in his previous video Chose To Be A Man.
The schoolteacher's son worked in a timber building family while playing ice hockey but injuries persuaded Kyle to move to Nashville 16 years ago to pursue his music.
His 2004 debut album Shine was released on his own label, Dark Horse Records and Long Black Cadillac in 2008.
Further info - http://www.kylejenningsmusic.com/
HOW TO KEEP NU COUNTRY ON AIR
We need your support as we celebrate Nu Country TV's 38th series with Australian record companies and artists teaming to ensure our survival.
You can win Kip Moore's third album Slowheart , thanks to EMI promotions chief Dave Parker, and Blake Shelton's 12th CD If I'm Honest from Karen Black and Tony Midolo at Warner Music.
We also have other CDS by major artists you can win by becoming a Nu Country TV member or renewing membership.
They include Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Gary Allan, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church and late larrikin legend A.P. Johnson.