Marshall Dane Tops Roots Music Report Singles AND Albums Charts!

July 22, 2014  |  No Comments

MD_OneOfTheseDaysAlbumCover-274x274MTS Management Group would like to congratulate Canadian country rocker, Marshall Dane on his Number One Roots Music Report Pop Country Single, “Alcohol Abuse” and Number One Pop Country Album, One Of These Days. The Dan Brodbeck-produced single and album top their respective charts for the week of July 20, 2014. Dane bests Top 5 singles and albums by Chris Young, Luke Bryan, The Band Perry and Cole Swindell. This is Dane’s first RMR chart-topping single. His album topped the charts back in April. Read More

Hicks Takes Kiler Davenport On A “Hayride” This Thursday

July 22, 2014  |  No Comments

Hicks - Truck1This Thursday, July 24th, at 7pm ET, Award-winning Swedish country rock sensation, Hicks will be the guest on the Kiler Davenport Live show. Hicks is busy promoting his latest (and first) US single release, “Hayride.”  Listeners can tune in LIVE at Don’t miss this interview with an incredibly talented artist, and the always unpredictable, Kiler Davenport!

Hicks Is Home Sweet Country’s “Artist Of The Week!”

July 22, 2014  |  No Comments

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Nik Pizzigoni Of “Whiskey And Cigarettes” Nominated For AMG Heritage Awards; Welcomes The Roys This Sunday

July 21, 2014  |  No Comments

whiskey&cigarettes_banner transparentMTS Management Group is happy to announce Nik Pizzigoni, host of the “Whiskey And Cigarettes” country radio show, has been nominated for Radio Personality of the Year at the 2014 Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards. The awards ceremony will be held on November 15, 2014, at the AG Convention Center in Monroe, NC.  A live broadcast of the event is also being planned.  Past winners include Stella PartonChubby CheckerBarbara Mandrell and Terri Gibbs.

This Sunday, July 27th, 2014, Nik will be airing his exclusive interview with Lee Roy, from the award-winning bluegrass duo, The Roys. Lee is promoting The Roys’ new single, “No More Lonely,” from their forthcoming September release, The View. The interview will air during Sunday’s live broadcast between 11am-3pm ET on It will be repeated throughout the week on the show’s 50 syndicating stations, and their affiliates. Read More

Xander Demos To Open For Influential Guitar God, Tony MacAlpine

July 21, 2014  |  No Comments

1016468_10152198816357812_1746282869_nJuly 21, 2014 - PITTSBURGH, PA – MTS Management Group is proud to announce Xander Demos Band will be opening for influential Guitar God, Tony MacAlpine. The concert will take place on October 13, 2014 at Hard Rock Cafe in Pittsburgh, PA. Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 8pm. Tickets for the 21+ over show are $20, and discounted tickets can be purchased in advance at Also on the bill is Lo Nero.

“If you love guitar pyrotechnics and jaw-dropping fretwork, this is going to be your EVENT OF THE  YEAR!” said Michael Stover of MTS Management Group, Xander’s manager.  ”Xander has long considered Tony to be one of his greatest influences, and to have the opportunity to open for him, in Xander’s hometown, is quite an honor.  We’re very grateful to Drusky Entertainment for giving Xander the slot.  So, get your tickets today, before they sell out!”

The name Tony MacAlpine is synonymous with modern musical virtuosity. Whether performing as a solo artist, band member, session player, touring hired-gun, or as a producer, Tony MacAlpine continues to prove that he truly is one of rock’s most amazing and versatile musicians. He incorporates classical, jazz and fusion influences into the hard rock/metal genre on both guitar and keyboards. In his 25 year career he has produced, written and arranged eleven solo instrumental studio albums. Tony has also released four albums with his jazz-fusion band CAB, three albums with his progressive rock band Planet X, and a number of other band projects. In addition, MacAlpine has contributed both guitar and keyboards to a long list of records by other artists.

Xander Demos is a renowned metal guitarist and winner of the 2013 Iron City Rocks Best Guitarist Award.  Xander has recorded and performed with James Rivera’s Sabbath Judas Sabbath, Ged Rylands’ Rage of Angels, Liberty ‘N’ Justice, Modern Superstar, James Rivera’s solo band, and others. He has also performed at NAMM Metal Jam with some of the biggest names in metal. Xander will appear in the upcoming metal movie, Hair I Go Again. Xander has performed with his band, XDB at Skull Fest, Wolf Fest, and Rock Harvest II, and other notable metal events.  For more information,


Jiggley Jones And Hicks Guest On “The Country Round Up” This Wednesday

July 21, 2014  |  No Comments

10442882_464988183634323_3037047879555801689_nThis Wednesday, July 23rd, starting at 7:15pm ET, a double dose of our Award-winning singer/songwriters will be taking to the airwaves on “Country Round Up,” hosted by Roger Conley.  First, at 7:15pm ET, Swedish country rocker, Hicks will be calling in to talk to Roger about his new US single, “Hayride,” as well as his award nominations, wins and plans for the rest of 2014. Then, at 7:25pm ET, Lamon Records recording artist, Jiggley Jones will phone in to talk about his latest album, ..A Mountain, A Struggle, A Tunnel, A Light.. Jiggley’s also up for a few awards, and I’m sure he’ll be talking about those, as well.  Tune in LIVE at

Hicks Rocks With Dawn Mac On Rockin’ Country Radio This Wednesday

July 21, 2014  |  No Comments

Hicks - Truck1This Wednesday, July 23rd will be a busy one for Swedish country rocker, Hicks, as he is busy promoting his debut US single, “Hayride.” The second of his three interviews will be with industry veteran, Dawn Mac, on her newly launched, Rockin’ Country Radio.  Join Hicks and Dawn LIVE at 7:30pm ET at  Past guests on Rockin’ Country Radio include Sunny Sweeney, Codie Prevost and 2 Steel Girls (from “The Voice.“)

Hicks Brings The “Hayride” To Penns Peak Radio This Wednesday

July 21, 2014  |  No Comments

Hicks-Hayride_cover1This Wednesday, July 23rd at 2pm ET, Swedish country singer/songwriter, Hicks will be featured on Penn’s Peak Radio. Hicks will be calling in LIVE from Sweden, to chat with Casey, about his current chart-climbing single, “Hayride.”  Tune in this Wednesday afternoon at
Penn’s Peak Radio is located in Jim Thorpe, a renowned resort community and destination nestled in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Penn’s Peak Radio is an Internet radio station broadcasting live 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Its heard world-wide online and throughout Northeastern and east central Pennsylvania via Blue Ridge Communications Cable.

Doug Briney Receives Three Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards Nominations

July 19, 2014  |  No Comments

dougbrineycropped2MTS Management Group is happy to announce Doug Briney has received three 2014 Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards Nominations. Briney has been nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (Super Country Cowboy) and Song of the Year “Unknown Soldier.” The awards ceremony will be held on November 15, 2014, at the AG Convention Center in Monroe, NC. A live broadcast of the event is also being planned. Past winners include Stella Parton, Chubby Checker, Barbara Mandrell and Terri Gibbs. Read More

Doug Briney Is “Living And Thriving” With Rustie This Sunday

July 18, 2014  |  No Comments

Doug Briney jeansJoin the Super Country Cowboy, Doug Briney at 6:30pm ET/5:30CT on the “Living And Thriving with Rustie” Show.  Doug will be discussing his current radio single and video, “Unknown Soldier,” as well as the donation campaign for Operation Troop Aid.  So, be sure to tune in LIVE at this Sunday, for an intimate portrait of one of today’s most exciting new country artists.