July 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 http://www.xanderdemos.bigcartel.com. 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. www.tonymacalpine.com.
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, http://www.xanderdemos.com.
This 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 www.blogtalkradio.com/rogerconley.
This 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 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rockincountryradio/2014/07/23/country-rocker-hicks. Past guests on Rockin’ Country Radio include Sunny Sweeney, Codie Prevost and 2 Steel Girls (from “The Voice.“)
This 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 www.pennspeakradio.com.
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.
MTS 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
Join 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 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rustie this Sunday, for an intimate portrait of one of today’s most exciting new country artists.
MTS Management Group is happy to announce Ed Roman has received two 2014 Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards Nominations. Roman has been nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year and Mainstream Artist of the Year. 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.
According to their website: The Artists Music Guild was established to help in the understanding, appreciation and to advance the contributions of the arts to American culture — from the artistic genius’ of the current day; to the technical legends of the past; and to those still unimagined artistic breakthroughs of future generations. The Guild accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the artistic and cultural community as well as the general public. The Guild works in partnership year-round with artists to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of the arts and education. http://www.artistsmusicguild.com.
Ed Roman is a singer/songwriter, performer and multi-instrumentalist from Shelburne, Ontario, Canada. Blurring the lines between pop, rock, folk, and country music genres, Ed’s uniquely crafted songs have received regular rotation on more than 100 terrestrial radio stations across North America. His current album,Letters From High Latitudes (an homage to his Ontario home) is a critically-acclaimed vehicle for Ed’s socio-political, earthly-conscious and globally-aware messages. http://www.edroman.net.
This Saturday, July 19th at 8pm ET, Canadian country singer/songwriter, Marshall Dane and Nashville’s Cowboy Pastor, Doug Briney will be the guests on Dirt Road FM’s “American Saturday Night.” Tune in at www.dirtroad.fm to hear Marshall and Doug talk about their most recent releases and successes. Marshall is busy promoting his first US chart hit, “Alcohol Abuse” while Doug is promoting his Operation Troop Aid charity single, “Unknown Soldier.” These interviews will be pre-recorded in the afternoon, and will air, starting at 8pm ET on “American Saturday Night.”
This Thursday, July 17th at 9pm ET, Canadian indie rock musical madman extraordinaire, Ed Roman will be the guest on BS Live Rocks! Ed is busy promoting his latest album release, Letters From High Latitudes and his upcoming show on July 25th in Toronto. Tune in LIVE at http://www.maxinkradio.com/ to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what makes Ed Roman tick. About BS Live Rocks: Welcome to the world of Bobby and Shane as they provide you with all the tools you need to keep you up-to-date on everything now and live in the Niagara Falls and Buffalo, NY music scene! Find more at www.bsliverocks.com/.
MTS Management Group is happy to announce the release of “Comin’ My Way,” the second video from Canadian indie rocker, Ed Roman’s critically acclaimed Letters From High Latitudes album. After a series of comical video previews, promoting its release, the official video made its World Premiere on Roman’s Youtube channel, earlier today. Watch it now at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-E5jXpxQd8. Read More