The Boot News Roundup: Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris Set for 2019 Maui Songwriters Festival + More
Welcome to The Boot's News Roundup, a morning rundown of the news country music fans need to know. Read on to learn more about the latest goings-on in the country, Americana, bluegrass and folk genres.
Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris will headline the 2019 Maui Songwriters Festival. Set for Dec. 5-7, the fifth annual event will also feature intimate performances from Dustin Lynch, Lucie Silvas, Natalie Hemby, Kassi Ashton, Lukas Nelson, Randy Houser and more artists. Tickets for the festival, presented by BMI, are on sale now at MauiSongwritersFestival.com.
Koe Wetzel, Whiskey Myers and more Texas country artists will perform at JAB Fest 2019. Hosted by the Josh Abbott Band, the festival is set for Sept. 20-21 at Lubbock's Lonestar Amphitheater, and will also feature performances from Parker McCollum, Grant Gilbert, Kylie Ray Harris, Sunny Shipley and more artists; the Josh Abbott Band will, of course, also perform. Tickets for JAB Fest 2019 are on sale now.
John Prine and Colter Wall will issue special-edition pink vinyl albums this fall in support of breast cancer research. According to Rolling Stone, Wall and Prine have joined onto the Ten Bands One Cause 2019 project, which involves 10 bands releasing new or previously released material on pink vinyl to raise funds for Gilda's Club NYC, an organization that provides support for cancer patients and their families. Third Eye Blind, Courtney Marie Andrews and more round out the list of acts involved, and all releases will come in October, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Mitchell Tenpenny is headed out on tour this fall. The artist has announced his Anything She Says Tour, which will kick off at Nashville's Marathon Music Works on Oct. 10. The tour will make stops in Florida, Georgia, California, South Carolina and more states before concluding at New York City's Webster Hall on Dec. 15. Tickets for the Anything She Says Tour, which will also feature rising duo Seaforth, will go on sale on July 30 at 10AM local time.