Media Blitz Supporting Newest CD, the Grascals & Friends, Now Underway
Nashville, TN— THE GRASCALS cook up a little Southern “comfort food” with CMT’s Hazel Smith and then take a bite out of the Big Apple as they sweep the country on a media blitz supporting their newest CD, THE GRASCALS & FRIENDS – Country Classics With A Bluegrass Spin.
CMT’s Hazel Smith is joined in the kitchen by (L-R) Grascals – Terry Eldredge, Terry Smith, Jamie Johnson and Danny Roberts.
THE GRASCALS join Hazel to cook up marvelously juicy Pork Tenderloin Medallions, delicious Green Bean Casserole, yummy Corn Casserole, Salad and Amy’s Very Cherry Cake, and chat about their latest project. Smith is the mother of THE GRASCALS’ bassist, Terry Smith, and you can catch CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith on January 15 at 6 p.m. ET. The movie is Deliverance and the program repeats January 16 at 2 p.m. ET. Info @ http://www.cmt.com/shows/dyn/Southern_Fried_Flicks/series.jhtml.
The blitz continues with performances, interviews and adventures:
January 15 Sirius XM – Bluegrass Junction “Track by Track” 8 a.m. ET &
January 16 at 11 a.m. ET
January 18 & 19 GAC-TV”On The Streets” 11:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m., 9 p.m. & 1 a.m. ET
January 23 Fox & Friends 8 a.m.
·January 24 Sirius XM – The Roadhouse “Freewheelin” 1 -2 p.m.
·January 24 FoxNews.com 2:45p.m.
· January 31 Better TV (performance)
THE GRASCALS & FRIENDS – Country Classics With A Bluegrass Spin features the group in true duet format with close friends, including: Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Dierks Bentley, Joe Nichols, Charlie Daniels, Tom T. Hall, The Oak Ridge Boys and Darryl Worley. The CD, released earlier this week on BluGrascal Records, is exclusively available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and online at http://www.crackerbarrel.com. Dolly Parton is featured on the disc’s first single, “I Am Strong,” and the video is already airing on AOL, Yahoo, CMT.com, The Country Network, UsMag.com, GAC-TV.com and hundreds of other country and bluegrass websites. A portion of the proceeds from the song will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
THE GRASCALS are featured in the current issues of Country Weekly and Country Music Profiles. The group won SPBGMA’s Bluegrass Band of the Year award in 2010, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Emerging Artist of the Year award in 2005 and the organization’s Entertainer of the Year honor in both 2006 and 2007.
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Martha E. Moore