New Music this Week- November 13, 2023

photo by Sean Hagwell

Here’s new music to listen to this week from artists you might be familiar with or up-and-coming artists you might want to explore.

1Chris Stapleton

photo by Becky Fluke
Chris Stapleton’s highly anticipated new album, Higher, is out now.  Additionally, Stapleton is nominated for three awards at the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards: Best Country Solo Performance (“White Horse”), Best Country Song (“White Horse”) and Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“We Don’t Fight Anymore” with Carly Pearce). Produced by Dave Cobb, Morgane Stapleton and Chris Stapleton, Higher was recorded at Nashville’s RCA Studio A.
Take a listen here. 


photo from Breland
BRELAND puts his own spin on a Christmastime favorite today (11/10), sharing a vocally stunning rendition of “The Christmas Song.” Produced by Jacob Durrett and highlighting BRELAND’s one-of-a-kind voice – an electrifying fusion of fire and ice, made for the modern age – the new recording puts a fresh energy on a Classic-Pop standard, first made famous by Nat King Cole.
Take a listen here.

3Meghan Patrick

photo from Meghan Patrick

Meghan Patrick adds a twangy twist to the seasonal staple, “Last Christmas.” The festive cover finds Patrick adding her signature style to the 1984 hit, just in time for the holidays.

Take a listen here. 

4Corey Davis

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Keeping the momentum of the early applause and welcome of his debut single “Beer And The Bible” as an official introduction to the country music scene, Louisiana resident and Nashville country recording artist Corey Davis (Bama Beats) celebrates the release of his sophomore single “When The Devil Took Me.”

Take a listen here. 

5Zac Brown Band

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Zac Brown Band celebrates the release of From the Road, Vol. 1: Covers, their first ever live-covers album. Released via Brown’s label Home Grown Music, the album features 13 legendary performances that span the last decade plus in iconic international venues, joined by John Mayer, Steven Tyler, Marcus King, Darrell Scott and Mark O’Connor Band.

Take a listen here. 

6Chris Isaak

photo from Chris Isaak

Over his nearly 40-year career in showbiz, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Chris Isaak has revealed many sides to his persona: seductive crooner, roots rocker, actor, film score composer, talk show host, and television talent judge. This holiday season, Isaak is spreading the yuletide cheer and sharing his love of dogs with the video for “Dogs Love Christmas Too.”

Take a listen here. 

7Brandon Davis

photo from Brandon Davis

Brandon Davis gives Santa a true country music makeover on his spirited holiday barn-burner “Silverado Santa” (out today via Big Yellow Dog Music). Santa trades in his sleigh for a cherry-red Silverado pickup, his glass of milk for peppermint moonshine, and hangs the tinsel on the tailgate.

Take a listen here. 

8The Dryes

photo by Sean Hagwell

Succeeding the release of their five-track EP Raisin’ Beers & Hallelujahs (September 29) — a collection of keen, quick-witted lyrics compiled of life mottos that tell us who Katelyn and Derek Drye are and how they seek to live their lives — the acclaimed husband-and-wife duo have shared the official music video for the project’s focus track “Take Me Out.” See them live at the Franklin Theatre on December 2.

Take a listen here. 

9Alyssa Bonagura

photo from Alyssa Bonagura

Alyssa Bonagura released a new single, “End of the World.” Bonagura shared, “I’m proud of this one. Co-written & produced with Brandon Paddock (Lady A, Christina Perri) we played, sang, and created this together in both of our studios with the help of Aaron Sterling (John Mayer) on drums.”

Take a listen here. 



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