Tennessee band A Thousand Horses and Georgian peers Blackberry Smoke headline Nu Country TV this Saturday September 19 at 10.30 pm on Channel 31/Digital 44.

Texan Pat Green also returns to the show repeated Monday 5.30 am and 2.30 pm, Wednesday 7.30 am and Thursday 3 am.

Bluegrass icon Dan Tyminski also revives a movie classic on the program hosted by Mid Pacific Bob Olson and filmed and edited by Laith Graham.

Bob's inner suburban neighbours Jemma And The Clifton Hillbillies debut on a week when Georgian star Alan Jackson reveals all about his 20 th CD Angels And Alcohol that you can win by being a Nu Country TV member.

Nu Country TV is a highlight of C 31 streaming list on Digital 44.

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Nashville band A Thousand Horses performs a live video for Smoke - first #1 hit from debut album Southernality.

The stallions are joined on stage by a flotilla of harmony fillies and a chair dancing lingerie model.

They landed their song Suicide Eyes in the new Footloose movie starring Kenny Wormald and Julianne Hough.

They formed in 2010 in Nashville and also have a singer-guitarist named Zach Brown.

Other members are lead vocalist Michael Hobby, lead guitarist Bill Satcher, Zach on guitar and vocals and bassist singer Graham Deloach.

Hobby and Satcher grew up in Newberry, South Carolina, where they began writing songs at 15.

Satcher's cousin DeLoach, joined the duo and performed with Nashville bassist Jimmy Street.

After Street left, a friend introduced Zach Brown, and A Thousand Horses was formed.

Their first EP, A Thousand Horses , was released under Interscope Records in 2010.

In 2014 they signed with Republic-Big Machine and released Smoke that set a record for the highest debut by a new act when it opened at #28.

Ironically A Thousand Horses was first country group to chart a #1 debut single since Zac Brown Band's Chicken Fried in 2008.

It debuted on Nu Country on August 15 with This Ain't No Drink Dial .

Further info - http://www.athousandhorses.com/


Georgian band Blackberry Smoke returns with its video for Shaking Hands With The Holy Ghost from fifth album Holding All The Roses.

The band, discovered by fellow Georgian and two time Australian tourist Zac Brown, also has live concert DVD Leave A Scar - a 22-track recording of an April, 2012 gig at Winston-Salem haunt Ziggy's .

We previously featured the band's video for One Horse Town from 2012 album Whippoorwill and Too High in April from its Rounder Records debut.

The band maximises live performances to promote its music.

"We were like, 'Well, hell, let's just film another show,'" lead singer Charlie Starr revealed of the DVD.

“We want to make a different record every time, if we can. As a band, it's so enjoyable to learn how to use the studio because the studio's a different animal than playing live. We wanted to make a record with more textures, more tone, more light and shade, you know? And so that's what we did. I think we achieved that.

“We want to always keep it fresh, not only for ticket buyers but for ourselves, so we're trying to incorporate new things. And with the new album is a whole new batch of songs that work their way into the show, but at the same time, we'll be pulling older stuff as well. We always try and keep it a nice mixture.”

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine - Tennessee's first legal moonshine also has a music partnership with Blackberry Smoke.

Further info - http://www.blackberrysmoke.com/


Texan Pat Green takes viewers on a road trip in his tribute to long distance parents in his video for While I Was Away from his 13th album Home.

Green amassed a vast cast of fire-fighters, truckies, sales serfs, service personnel and, of course, musicians who are away from home while their children and families grow.

The San Antone born 43 year-old released While I Was Away as a sequel to his Girls From Texas - a duet with singing Lone Star State actor Lyle Lovett.

Green, son of an Air Force officer and stage actor, learned about separation early - his parents divorced when he was seven.

After high school he attended Texas Tech University where he began his music career at 18 playing small gigs at bars and clubs around Lubbock and releasing indie albums.

CLICK HERE for a Green CD review in the Diary on December 18, 2006.


Dan Tyminski and new band mates revive Man Of Constant Sorrow - a song he showcased in the O Brother Where Art Thou movie.

It won the 2001 CMA award for best single as well as a Grammy for best Country Collaboration with Vocals with Harley Allen and Pat Enright, filling out vocals for the movie's Soggy Bottom Boys.

Dan, now 48, has also released three solo albums and is in Alison Krauss's Union Station band.

His solo albums include Carry Me Across the Mountain (2000) on Doobie Shea Records and Wheels (2008), on Rounder Records.

Dan has won 14 Grammys and was the vocalist on Avicii's international hit Hey Brother from the album True.

Tyminski was born in Rutland, Vermont, played mandolin and sang in the Lonesome River Band for five years from when he was 21.

His love and feel for traditional bluegrass did not come from growing up in the southern Appalachians.

He credits brother Stan with getting him hooked on guitar and mandolin at the age of six.

While in high school Dan and Stan formed Green Mountain Bluegrass in which he played banjo for five years.

Further info - http://dantyminski.com/


Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies celebrate new single April's Fool with a cinematic video clip.

The innovative clip, adorned with constant costume and wig changes, is a clever marketing tool.

They launch their album at Northcote Social Club at Beer Can Hill on Sunday October 4 with a matinee show starting at 2 pm.

The band, fronted by Jemma Rowlands, has previously released two singles since its first EP.

The album was engineered and produced by Sean McMahon and recorded around a table where songs were written.

Jemma and guitarist Sean are joined by drummer Josh Duiker, Ben Mastwyk on banjo, bassist Cal Walker, pedal steel guitarist Ben Franz, fiddler Jason Bunn and backing vocalist Amarina Waters.

Their video features Stella Angelico, Amarillo, Mick Thomas and members of Wagons and King Parrot.

In a previous life Jemma and her Wise, Young, Ambitious Men - a name derived from the Lefty Frizzell classic Saginaw, Michigan - played around Melbourne from 2012.

Further info - http://www.jemmacliftonhillbillies.com/


We need your support as we celebrate the 28th series of Nu Country TV.

Australian record companies and artists have joined forces to ensure our survival.

We now offer Angels And Alcohol - the 20th album by Georgian superstar Alan Jackson.

Also new CDS by major artists you can win by becoming a Nu Country TV member or renewing your membership.

They include singing actors Willie Nelson and Tim McGraw, Voice judge Blake Shelton, Ashley Monroe, Brad Paisley, Gary Allan, Toby Keith, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Charley Pride, Slim Dusty and more.

We also have a Lady Antebellum DVD.

CLICK HERE for our Membership Page for full details.

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