BROTHERS OSBORNE HEADLINE NU COUNTRY TV
Maryland born duo Brothers Osborne headline Nu Country TV this Saturday October 31 at 9.30 pm on Channel 31/Digital 44.
Tennessee preacher's son Morgan Wallen returns to Behind Bars on our home themed show repeated on Wednesday at 10.30 pm.
Nu Country TV co-producer, camera man and editor Laith Graham adds nostalgia to his hosting with return of Georgians Caylee Hammack and Trisha Yearwood.
Nashville bluegrass ace Stephen Mougin debuts with the fourth of our home themed videos and Albury born Hayley Jensen gets animated in the wild west of Canada .
Nu Country TV is a highlight of C 31 streaming list on Digital 44.
Further info - https://www.c31.org.au/
BROTHERS RETURN WITH SKELETON STAFF
Brothers Osborne make the most of lockdown with mail order humour in their return.
The duo toured here in 2019 with Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett and planned to return this year with Texan Miranda Lambert before the Dandemic struck.
Brothers John and J.T. hail from Maryland but arrived in Nashville as songwriters and won CMA Vocal Duo of the Year awards over Florida Georgia Line in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
The duo, who scored their sixth Grammy nomination for I Don't Remember Me Before You, perform their All Night video from fourth album Skeletons.
They teamed with producer Jay Joyce and wrote every track with peers diverse as Lee Miller, Craig Wiseman, Natalie Hemby, Casey Beathard.
"If Pawn Shop was our introduction, and Port Saint Joe was like the first conversation we had with someone over a beer, then Skeletons is the moment where you start getting down to the real stuff and showing who you really are, says John.
If you really want to get to know us, this is the record to do it."
MORGAN WALLEN HOMETOWN VISIT
Tennessean preacher's son Morgan Wallen visits his hometown Sneedville in his return.
Morgan, now 27, toured here in 2019 with Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett.
Wallen's father was pastor at Faith Baptist Church in White Pine, Tennessee.
Morgan took piano and violin lessons at school and has wife Kate and baby son at home.
His More Than My Hometown video is on his second solo album.
He wrote it with Michael Hardy, Ernest Keith Smith and Ryan Vojtesak.
It describes a story of crossroads for two young people before life imitated art for the singer on May 23.
Wallen was arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct after being thrown out of Kid Rock bar in Nashville after kicking glass items.
He was also dumped from Saturday Night Live after being filmed without mask or social distancing at a dorm party and bar while in Alabama for a University of Alabama football game on October 3.
Wallen previously appeared on Nu Country with his Chasing You video.
His debut album featured his first #1 hit Up Down with Florida Georgia Line and hit sequel Whiskey Glasses .
Further info - https://morganwallen.com/
TRISHA YEARWOOD RETURNS HOME
orgian singer-songwriter-actor-author and TV show host Trisha Yearwood takes us back in time with a tribute to peers who died this year.
Trisha, now aged 56, revisited her family memories in evocative video I'll Carry You Home.
The triple Grammy winner shares personal family home videos of growing up in Georgia , showing her as a baby arriving home from hospital.
The clip honours people that have carried her home over the years, including her parents, sister and extended family.
Her third husband Oklahoma superstar Garth Brooks , Kelly Clarkson and Eagles star Don Henley are also guests on her album.
Co-writers include nouveau outlaw Ashley McBryde, who toured here with Luke Combs in March, 2019, and Gretchen Peters who was a 2001 Nu Country FM studio guest at the Paris , Texas , end of Collins Street .
Trisha appears in diverse TV shows and movies including Jag and Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman.
She hosts culinary shows on TV and published Southern Kitchen cook-books and tours with Garth when not headlining her own shows.
I'll Carry You Home follows her video for 14th album title track Every Girl and follows Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love, released in 2007.
Yearwood has a Christmas album with Garth, an album of Frank Sinatra covers and compilation solo album ( Prize Fighter: Hit After Hit in 2014 ).
She first toured Australia in 1998 with second singing spouse - bassist Robert Reynolds who was later fired from Floridian band The Mavericks .
They wed on May 21 in 1994 but divorced in 1999.
In 2000 after Brooks divorced his estranged wife Sandy he dated Trisha in her four-year hiatus from music.
On May 25, 2005, Garth proposed to Trisha in front of 7,000 fans in Bakersfield , California.
On December 10, 2005, they married in a private ceremony at the couple's home in Owasso , Oklahoma.
CAYLEE HAMMACK EXPLORES FAMILY TREE
Georgian Caylee Hammack extends our home theme in her latest video.
The singer, aged 26, beat cancer as a child revisits debut single Family Tree - released on January 18, 2019.
It was most-added debut song by a female artist at country radio in three years.
She wrote it about her father after his conversation with fellow Georgian mentor Luke Bryan who urged her to move to Nashville at 17.
She wrote all 13 songs on her first album If It Wasn't For You, released on August 14.
It earned her best new female artist finalist in 55th Academy of Country Music Awards hosted by Keith Urban on September 16 in Nashville .
Caylee also appeared on Nu Country with Oklahoma born Reba McEntire in her Redhead video and Small Town Hypocrite - a song inspired by a cheating ex-boyfriend she left behind in hometown Ellaville.
When Hammack planned to move to Nashville to attend Belmont University on a scholarship she met an older boy in her hometown.
We were kind of in a secret relationship because he was older, Hammack revealed.
I told him I was moving but that I would drive back seven hours every weekend to see him. I just loved hard. That's why I don't give my heart out easily because when I do it stings.
She gave up the college scholarship and stayed in Georgia until she found out the boy was cheating on her a few months later.
Caylee hit Nashville at 19 and slept in her car in the same park as fellow chart topper Jimmie Allen.
We stayed in the same parking lot, Caylee recalled.
He was a few month later. We could have been neighbours. It's a really cool world where people have welcomed me into the family in Nashville .
Four years later she mined gold from ashes when her home burned down while she was at a writers' retreat with Tenille Townes and Brothers Osborne .
The fire destroyed Hammack's life savings, clothes, music gear, canvas art works, song tapes, high school diploma and precious mementoes worth $50,000 and inspired her song Forged In The Fire.
Further info - https://www.cayleehammack.com/
STEPHEN MOUGIN NO ORDINARY SOUL
shville bluegrass singer-songwriter-producer and vocal teacher Stephen Mougin extends our home theme with an iso inspired video on his debut.
Mougin moved from Massachusetts to Nashville in 2002 and made the most of his isolation with songwriting
He performed outback in his rustic retreat in his video for The Song That I Call Home - fourth single from his new album Ordinary Soul out in July on his own Dark Shadow Recording label.
We filmed it in our backyard, revealed Stephen's wife Jana who also operates the Blue Danube Bakery and is singer and bassist in bluegrass band Fragment .
It's so hot these days in Tennessee . We didn't want to put anyone in risk filming somewhere inside a small venue (right now Covid cases are rising and we are not reopening), so we decided to film outside at night. It was a lot of fun!
Mougin has written songs for bluegrass peers Infamous Stringdusters , Melanie Cannon, Fragment , Bankesters , Terry Baucom, Cages Bend , Chris Jones and the Night Drivers , The Rigneys , Missy Werner, expat Australian Kristy Cox, Nedski and Mojo .
Further info - https://www.stephenmougin.com/
HAYLEY JENSEN BREAKING HEARTS IN THE WILD WEST
Albury born Hayley Jensen became animated in the wild west after she left her twin city hometown and moved to Canberra.
Hayley, aged 37, has also toured overseas to write and perform.
She frequently performed in the wild west of Canada where she wrote Breaking Hearts with two Canadians - Troy Kokol and Chris O'Neil.
Breaking Hearts tells the story of a cowboy renowned for breaking the hearts of women across the land.
"Only this time, he meets his match, with a female gunslinger on a mission to teach him a lesson!" revealed Hayley who came up with the concept.
"It begins with a civil game of poker in the Saloon Bar , but quickly turns bad when the outlaw tries to cheat by pulling an Ace of Hearts from his sleeve - his destiny is sealed!"
Breaking Hearts is the first single from her third album, set for release by Social Family Records in 2021.
She also appeared on Nu Country with The Next Big Thing from her 2018 album Turning Up the Dial.
Further info - https://www.hayleyjensen.net/
HOW TO KEEP NU COUNTRY ON AIR
We need your support in Nu Country TV's 45th series with Australian record companies and major artists teaming to ensure our survival.
We have expatriate Australasian superstar Keith Urban's chart topping 12 th album The Speed Of Now - Part 1.
Also vintage BR5-49 CD Big Backyard Beat Show and Billy Ray Cyrus's historic 1992 album Some Gave All that features his Achy Breaky Heart hit.
You can join Watling & Bates as members and win their 13 track CD Small Town Tales and Kip Moore's third album Slowheart .
We also have other CDS by major artists you can win by becoming a Nu Country TV member or renewing your membership.
They include Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church and late larrikin legend A.P. Johnson.