ACL Presents: The Americana Music Awards on PBS

From now until Dec 20th, you can watch Parker perform "Truck Stop Gospel" on ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014, currently streaming on PBS.org. Filmed at the historic Ryman Auditorium, the episode also includes performances by Loretta Lynn, Patty Griffin and Robert Plant, Jason Isbell, and The Milk Carton Kids, among others.

Be sure to catch the full episode now, while it's still available online!

 

Grand Ole Opry Debut Video

Couldn't make it to Parker's Opry debut in Nashville? Thanks to Opry.com, you can now watch his performance of "Truck Stop Gospel" on the Grand Ole Opry stage:

Stagecoach Festival 2015

On Friday, April 24th, 2015, Parker will perform at Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, CA. Other artists set to play Stagecoach 2015 include Sturgill Simpson, The Devil Makes Three, Kacey Musgraves, and Merle Haggard.

Tickets are available here.

"Truck Stop Gospel" Music Video

Watch Parker's first music video, for "Truck Stop Gospel," here:

...and be sure to head over to NPR to see Ann Powers' interview with Parker here.

UK Retailers for Parker's Debut Album

Parker's self-titled debut album, Parker Millsap, is available for purchase in the UK at the following online outlets:

iTunes

Amazon

7Digital

eMusic

Deezer

Nokia

Google Play

And at a quality record store near you!

Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show

Parker has just been announced as one of the performers at this year's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards show, to be held on September 17th at Ryman Auditorium. He will join performers including Rosanne Cash, Patty Griffin, Jason Isbell, The Milk Carton Kids, and Sturgill Simpson. In addition to performing, Parker is nominated for Emerging Act of the Year.

Tickets are limited and only available to those who register for the Americana Music Festival and Conference, September 17-21 in Nashville. Details can be found here.

The Awards show will be broadcast live on SiriusXM's "Outlaw Country" channel and online on NPR's "Folk Alley," and an edited, televised version will air November 22nd on PBS.

Parker set to make his debut at the Grand Ole Opry!

On Tuesday, September 16th, Parker will make his official debut at the Grand Ole Opry. Other artists on the lineup for that night include Rascal Flatts, Trace Adkins, John Cowan, and John McFee & Friends. If you're an Opry first-timer, you can expect to see 6 to 8 artists performing 2-3 songs each.

Be sure to get your tickets here before they sell out. 

In case you won't be in Nashville on the 16th, you can listen on WSM 650 AM, SiriusXM, online, or via the Opry app.

 

KEXP, CMT's Concrete Country, and World Cafe Live

You can find Parker's performances in a few different places online and on the radio this week:

His live performance at Seattle's KEXP Studio, recorded in April, is officially available for viewing here.

On May 29th, Parker recorded a few songs for CMT's Concrete Country. You can view those videos at CMT.com.

Lastly, his performance on NPR's World Cafe Live will air this Thursday, July 31st. If you live in the U.S., check here to find out when it will air on your local NPR station. If you're outside of the U.S., you can listen online this Thursday at 2pm EST. Once it has been broadcast on NPR stations around the country, Parker's episode will be featured as the current show and archived for streaming on NPR's World Cafe website.

"Truck Stop Gospel" Included in NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2014 (So Far)

"Truck Stop Gospel" made the list of NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2014 (So Far), and we are delighted that Parker is included amongst artists like Jack White, Hozier, and Sam Smith. See the full list here.

UK Album Release Date Set

Parker's album, Parker Millsap, will be released in the UK on September 1st, with the digital download available on August 31st.

You can pre-order both the CD and MP3 Album now on Amazon.

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