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Nov
22
Fri
Mitchell Tenpenny featuring Seaforth
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm
“I wanted to tell a bunch of different stories on this album, but they all had to be authentic and believable to me,” says Mitchell Tenpenny. “What I was feeling at the time, where I was in my head, what’s going on in the world, it all contributed to the end product. The songs that made it were the ones I was sure that I was passionate about getting on there—what I was proud of, what I really wanted to say.”
 
Tickets are on sale now for $20/ea (limited advanced) and $23/ea (all others).
 
Doors open at 7pm. Out Of The Blue kicks off the show at 8pm.
 
18 and over welcome (21 and over to consume alcohol).
 
​VIP seating may be available for this event. Please call the club at (704) 399-4946 during normal operating hours for pricing and availability
Nov
25
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Nov
29
Fri
ON THE BORDER – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute
Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm

On the Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute from Charlotte, NC continues to be the most exciting and authentic EAGLES Tribute! Anointed ‘The Greatest EAGLES Tribute in the World’ by AXSTV & Host Katie Daryl, they have been satisfying audiences all over the country at Music Venues, Festivals, Casinos, Corporate and Private events.

The talented lineup of musicians which makes up On the Border:

Tracy Maples (Vocals, Guitar)

Tim Giovanniello (Vocals, Guitar)

Bill Morgan (Vocals, Guitar)

Andy Young (Vocals, Drums)

Scott Sobota (Vocals, Bass)

Bob Orazi (Vocals, Keys, Guitar)

What sets the On The Border apart from the other Eagle Tribute’s, is that each member plays their respective character of the Eagles performing & singing their parts. Their passion, showmanship and precise attention to replicating the details of The Eagles Music, has earned them critical acclaim, name recognition and a very loyal following.

Anointed as ‘The Greatest EAGLES Tribute Band in the World’ -2015 AXSTV & Katie Daryl

The quote below is from the ‘Fillmore’ a LIVE NATION Venue in Charlotte, NC.

‘A good impersonation can be indistinguishable from the real thing, which is why method actors are no longer allowed to play dictators. Although the Eagles have encouraged the world to “Take It Easy” for more than four decades, taking on the roles of the genteel Classic Rockers from Southern California is a tough task. Not just any musician can nail the harmonies of Glenn Frey and Don Henley, or pull off the talk-box guitar solos of Joe Walsh. With dedication, a surplus of musical chops, and a shelf full of papier-mâché Grammys, On the Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute pulls it off, treating fans to an authentic concert experience while journeying through The Eagles’ songbook. The band covers every hit, from ballads such as “Desperado” and “Lyin’ Eyes” to rave-ups such as “Life in the Fast Lane” and “Heartache Tonight” with such accuracy, that listeners may permanently confuse On the Border with the real Eagles. It’s truly a masterful sound of witness for yourself.’

ASHLAND CRAFT with special guest JACOB BRYANT
Nov 29 @ 11:00 pm

Ashland Craft is a country music singer/ songwriter from Piedmont, South Carolina. In 2017, she had the opportunity to compete in NBC’s hit television show “The Voice” where she finished as a top 10 finalist, as a member of Team Miley. During the time on her show, Ashland received high notoriety from critically acclaimed musicians such as Billy Ray Cyrus, Gretchen Wilson, Tanya Tucker and Zac Brown Band. She is now traveling with her band and has opened for artists such as Michael Ray, Devin Dawson, Scotty McCreery, Craig Campbell, William Michael Morgan, LANCO. Ashland is excited to make her mark on country music and become a household name.

Tickets are on sale now for $8/ea (limited advanced) and $10/ea (all others).
 
Doors open at 7pm. Out Of The Blue kicks off the show at 9pm.
 
18 and over welcome (21 and over to consume alcohol).
 
​VIP seating may be available for this event. Please call the club at (704) 399-4946 during normal operating hours for pricing and availability.
Dec
2
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Dec
4
Wed
Spalding McIntosh and Gypsy&Me
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm

Spalding McIntosh

Singer/songwriter from Western NC. Delivers a powerful set, be it with his own writings or carefully crafted covers. McIntosh captures the energy of every room he plays, and delivers it back to his audience like he knew just what was on their mind. A must see.

Gypsy&Me

Gypsy & Me is comprised of Carolina-based duo, Mike Moore and Kyzandrha Zarate. Together, they bring us original Americana | Folk | Country | Acoustic sounds. They pride themselves on being perfectly imperfect and singing of life, love and their experiences while traveling the world.

Dec
6
Fri
Mary Gauthier with Jaimee Harris
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm

MARY GAUTHIER

Rifles and Rosary Beads

New studio album co-written with wounded combat veterans over the last four years via SongwritingWith:Soldiers.

Every day.

Every single day, which means some days are better and some much worse.

Every day, on average, twenty-two veterans commit suicide. Each year seventy-four hundred current and former members of the United States Armed Services take their own lives.

Every day.

That number does not include drug overdoses or car wrecks or any of the more inventive ways somebody might less obviously choose to die.

It seems trivial to suggest those lives might be saved — healed, even — by a song. By the process of writing a song.

And yet.

And yet there is nothing trivial about Mary Gauthier’s tenth album, Rifles and Rosary Beads (Thirty Tigers), all eleven songs co-written with and for wounded veterans. Eleven of the nearly four hundred songs that highly accomplished songwriters have co-written as part of Darden Smith’s five-year-old SongwritingWith:Soldiers program.

None of the soldiers who have participated in the program have taken their own lives, and there’s nothing trivial about that. Something about writing that song — telling that story — is healing. What Smith calls post-traumatic-growth.

Gauthier’s first nine albums presented extraordinary confessional songs, deeply personal, profoundly emotional pieces ranging from “I Drink,” a blunt accounting of addiction, to “March 11, 1962,” the day she was born — and relinquished to an orphanage — to “Worthy,” in which the singer finally understands she is deserving of love. Maybe that’s where the confessional song cycle ends, for she has midwifed these eleven new songs in careful collaboration with other souls whose struggle is urgent, immediate, and palpable. And none are about her.

Each song on Rifles and Rosary Beads is a gut punch: deceptively simple and emotionally complex. From the opening “Soldiering On” (“What saves you in the battle/Can kill you at home”) to “Bullet Holes in the Sky” (“They thank me for my service/And wave their little flags/They genuflect on Sundays/And yes, they’d send us back”), to the abject horror of “Iraq,” and its quiet depiction of a female mechanic’s rape, each song tells the story of a deeply wounded veteran.

Darrell Scott, returning from one of Smith’s first retreats, called and told Mary she needed to participate. “I felt unqualified,” she says. “I didn’t know anything about the military, I was terrified of fucking it up. I didn’t feel I knew how to be in the presence of that much trauma without being afraid. But Darrell knew I could do it. Turns out, I was able to sit with the veterans with a sense of calmness and help them articulate their suffering without fear. I was shocked by that. And I took to it.”

It has become a calling. “My job as a songwriter is to find that thing a soul needs to say,” Mary says. “Each retreat brings together a dozen or so soldiers and four songwriters, three songs each in two days. We don’t have a choice. We have to stay focused, listen carefully, and make sure every veteran gets their own song. And we always do.”

“None of the veterans are artists. They don’t write songs, they don’t know that songs can be used to move trauma. Their understanding of song doesn’t include that. For me it’s been the whole damn deal. Songwriting saved me. It’s what I think the best songs do, help articulate the ineffable, make the invisible visible, creating resonance, so that people, (including the songwriter) don’t feel alone.”

The impact of these songs becomes visible quickly, unexpectedly.

Featured in the TV series “Nashville,” the Bluebird Cafe now prospers as a tourist destination. The room fills twice a night with people thrilled to be in the presence of real live Nashville songwriters.

Who, in turn, are thrilled to be in the presence of a paying audience that can do nothing to advance their careers, save give a genuine response to their songs.

The gentleman at the next table has handsome white hair and a hundred-dollar casual shirt, and almost certainly had no idea who Mary Gauthier was, nor what her songs might be about, when he came out of the sunlight into the darkened listening room. He knows, now. Thick, manicured fingers cover his face, trying to catch his slow tears. His wife sits close, watches carefully, but knows better than to touch him.

He is not alone in that small audience.

Every day we are touched by the veterans in our lives, whether we know it or not.

Every single day. Even if it’s only the guy on Main Street, in the wheelchair, with the flag.

Every single day.

And, yes, a song may be the answer.

“Because the results are so dramatic, this could work for other traumas,” Mary says. “Trauma is the epidemic. You say opioid, I say trauma epidemic. As an addict, I know addiction is self-medication because of suffering, and beneath that pain is always trauma. Underneath so much of the problems in the world is trauma, it’s the central issue humanity is dealing with. We’ve found something powerful here, that brings hope to people who are hurting. So they know they are not alone.”

JAIMEE HARRIS

Jaimee Harris is poised to become the next queen of Americana-Folk, a slightly edgier Emmylou Harris for the younger generation.

Her new album draws comparisons to Patty Griffin, Lucinda Williams, and Kathleen Edwards – all writers who know how to craft a heartbreakingly beautiful song with just enough grit to keep you enthralled. Harris writes about the basic human experience, in a way that is simple, poetic, and often painfully relatable.

‘You keep comin over… I keep goin under…’

Harris isn’t afraid to get personal, but her vulnerability never veers into the self-indulgent. Each little confessional gem she puts out there is something the listener will connect to; these are things we’ve all felt, though many of us are less than likely to admit them.

“In a depressive state… how long will I feel this way?”

Harris’s songs have a depth to them, and her lyrics betray a wisdom beyond her years. “I write as a way of dealing with things,’ she says. ‘There’s also a lot of acknowledging my own faults. These songs feel pretty vulnerable… to the point where I wonder if people are going to ask me ‘Are you okay?’ But I really just hope they see a little bit of themselves in the songs and find something they can connect to.”

Jaimee grew up in Waco, TX, a child to young parents, high school sweethearts. When she was five years old, her father noticed that she had taken an interest in music, and got her a guitar for Christmas. Soon after, she discovered Emmylou Harris and Fleetwood Mac, and before long, the kid was hooked. Harris’s father took her down to Austin for the first ever Austin City Limits Festival, and there she saw Emmylou, Buddy & Julie Miller, and Patty Griffin all perform live. Her father had only brought enough extra money to pay for a hotel in Austin that evening, but when he saw how much Jaimee wanted those CDs in the merch tent, he ponied up the cash and drove all the way back to Waco late that night.

Harris grew up, as kids do, and moved to Austin in 2009. She intended to throw herself into the local music scene, playing shows and singing songs late into the night at friend’s houses, but she fell into a hard-partying crowd, and soon enough, things started to fall apart.

“After I got arrested for the second time, I knew I needed to get sober,” says Harris. “By that point, I knew I was really on my own… everyone close to me had stopped enabling me. I knew I had to get myself together in order to stand on my own feet.”

Once she was able to clean up her act, Harris says, everything just seemed easier. That’s when she began writing the songs that would make up her debut record, including “Snow White Knuckles” which chronicles her path to sobriety. It’s also when she started meeting the musicians who would soon join her live band, and the artists, including people like BettySoo and Jimmy LaFave, who would be become her creative mentors.

“I am especially impressed with some of the new songwriters that have hit town in the last few years, like my new favorite Jaimee Harris,” commented LaFave. And he’s not the only one who was impressed. Peter Blackstock of the Austin-American Statesman has called Harris “one of Austin’s most promising young singer-songwriters.” And all this before she even released her first record.

Harris’s talent is undeniable. But what sets her apart more than anything is her admittedly “obsessive” love of music. “Jaimee is, deep down, a true music fan; she is passionate about consuming as much great music as she can,” says BettySoo. “Jaimee is known among our circle of friends for attending more shows than seems humanly possible, and she’s not doing it out of FOMO or to be ‘seen on the scene.’ She goes because she’s a fan.”

“Music is my whole life,” says Harris, “If I’m not writing or playing, I’m going to see a band, or reading a book about Woody Guthrie. I live in a city where I can walk in and see an amazing show like James McMurtry practically for free, every week. I only made it through one semester of college, but being around these amazing songwriters here in Austin… It’s like getting an education.”

Dec
9
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Dec
10
Tue
TRACY LAWRENCE
Dec 10 @ 9:00 pm
Tracy Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voices in Country music with songs such as “Paint Me A Birmingham,” “Time Marches On,” “Alibis,” and “Find Out Who Your Friends Are.” The entertainer has enjoyed twenty-two songs on the Billboard top ten charts with eighteen number one singles, selling over thirteen million albums.

The Multi-platinum CMA and ACM award winning recording artist has helped shape the sound of Country music for two decades, recently celebrating twenty-years in music. Few country artists have ever known the kind of success that Tracy Lawrence has earned and the influence his iconic voice has contributed to the Country music genre.

His music has inspired a whole new generation of entertainers and fans. Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan frequently pay tribute to the singer live in concert by playing his double-platinum hits like “Time Marches On” and Alibis.” Songs that help make Lawrence among one of the most played artists on radio.

Lawrence has set out to embark on the next chapter of his music career with his highly anticipated forthcoming studio album Headlights, Taillights And Radios to be released August 2013. The first single, “Stop Drop And Roll” written by hit songwriters Casey Beathard who penned Lawrence’s CMA and ACM award winning hit “Find Out Who Your Friends Are” and Brandon Kinney, marks the singers first studio album in five years.

Headlights, Taillights And Radios is not just another release for Lawrence, it’s a testament to how his music continues to evolve and engage all generations of Country music fans. The 11-song collection features some of his most progressive music to date.

Reflecting on the creative process when recording Headlights, Taillights And Radios Lawrence knew that he needed to push the envelope and creativity to a new level. “When recording the new album it was a very different process than I had ever done before,” said Lawrence. “We ended up recording the album in two parts, that’s just how it worked out. I started recording in the direction to make a more traditional County record. But as time progressed, I needed to explore and challenge myself musically. I wanted to go deeper and try a more edgy and progressive sound that reflected where I was going next. The combination really worked well for me and I think it will appeal to many different types of County music fans.”

The album title Headlights, Taillights And Radios carries a signature meaning for the artist. “Headlights” looking to the future; “Taillights” celebrating the past; and “Radios” a tribute to his success on radio.

Headlights, Taillights And Radios gives us a new Tracy Lawrence. One that is sure to inspire and ignite a whole new generation of Country music.

Dec
14
Sat
MUSCADINE BLOODLINE
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm

There’s a new force making major waves in country music, Muscadine Bloodline. Proud natives of Mobile Alabama, Gary Stanton and Charlie Muncaster started Muscadine Bloodline in early 2016. From the first time they took stage, Nashville started talking… so now, with two Billboard charting critically acclaimed EP’s under their belt, it’s no surprise the rest of the music world is quickly catching on. The duo’s reputation for high-energy live experiences has resulted in a schedule full of shows spanning from coast to coast. Charlie’s contemporary vocals complimented by Gary’s harmonies and masterful guitar licks make MB a powerfully refreshing mix of talent, passion and unfiltered authenticity. Infamously undaunted by the big stage, their sound intertwines the brash irreverence of early southern rockers with the seductive quality of 90s country love songs. Captivating hooks heard in songs like “Movin’ On” and the aggressively anthemic “WD-40” stand as a testament to MB’s wide ranging music-making capability. Every song and every show is a moving experience but at the same time, unmistakably Muscadine Bloodline.

Tickets go on sale Friday Sept. 6th at 10am for $14/ea (limited advanced) and $16/ea (all others).

Doors open at 7pm. Out Of The Blue kicks off the show at 8pm.

18 and over welcome (21 and over to consume alcohol).

​VIP seating may be available for this event. Please call the club at (704) 399-4946 during normal operating hours for pricing and availability.

Dec
16
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Dec
18
Wed
Kelby Costner
Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm

KELBY COSTNER

Hailing from Lincolnton, North Carolina, country music welcomes one of its freshest faces with Kelby Costner. Blended with a collection of musical influences like Travis Tritt, Eric Church, and Travis Meadows, Kelby’s old soul, and deep-rooted spirit will take you back to classic days of country music with his profound and honest lyrics. At an early age, he began taking guitar lessons until his teacher moved away and he had forgotten almost everything he had learned. It was not until after high school that with dedication and persistence he relearned how to play guitar. A relentless writer and seasoned live performer, he knows how to captivate an audience instantly, filling every dusty corner of the room.

Following his move to Nashville, Kelby has recently shared the stage with other major acts such as Collin Raye, Love and Theft, Parmalee and Mark Chesnutt while selling out clubs in his home state of North Carolina. Kelby released the single ‘Hold On’ in June 2017 to rave reviews, to date this single has over 500k independent streams. He has also worked to create an ever-growing social media presence and has garnered over 2 million views on Facebook with his cover of Brett Young’s, “In Case You Didn’t Know.” Country Music Nation and Country Rebel have also penned Kelby for his rendition of Randy Travis’ “Three Wooden Crosses” while Country Music Minute named him “ The Artist To Watch of 2017.” Kelby is the true definition of the term “hard work pays off.”

Kelby has recently teamed up with Grammy-nominated Producer and CMA/BMI songwriter of the year Ross Copperman (Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Blake Shelton) and Phil ‘Philbilly’ O’Donnell (Craig Morgan, Josh Thompson) for the production of his debut EP with the single ‘I Need My Girl released on January 11th, 2019.

Kelby’s most recent single ‘Holy Ghost Town’ was released July 26th, the new single features a small-town lyric with Costner’s trademark soulful vocal delivery.

2019 is shaping up to be a big year, we are proud to introduce a new era of southern heart and soul with Kelby Costner.

Dec
23
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Dec
30
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Dec 30 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Jan
6
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Jan
13
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Jan
20
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Jan
24
Fri
CHRIS LANE with special guests BLANCO BROWN and ERNEST
Jan 24 @ 9:00 pm
True artists don’t just arrive on the scene fully formed, they have to find themselves. Even with a few hits in the bag, the search takes time, and it might be a few laps around the sun before things get dialed in – but when that happens it’s like a switch is flipped.
Heading into his second album for Big Loud Records, aptly titled Laps Around the Sun, that quest for self discovery was heavy on Chris Lane’s mind. Two whirlwind years of chart toppers and jam-packed shows had gone by for the breakout country talent, but the North Carolina native still felt restless. He found himself looking back to his early days, and back to the reasons he fell in love with music in the first place.
“I had a moment where I played a show with Kenny Chesney,” the lifelong country fan explains. “It was a festival right on the beach, and I watched him do his thing and I watched the crowd, and there was just something special about that night. I hadn’t seen him in a long time, and the way people connected to what he was doing … I had one of those moments like ‘Man, I really want my music to do that.’”
With Girl Problems, the 2016 album that launched Lane as one of Nashville’s most exciting new artists, the singer-songwriter got a taste of that connection. Its red hot romantic edge led to back-to- back, Gold-certified singles (“Fix” and “For Her”) and the first Country Radio #1 of his career, propelling the set to a Top 10 debut and sending Lane on tour with superstars like Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – all while helping him rack up 400 million digital streams worldwide, network TV appearances, and more.
But with Laps Around the Sun, this rising star had a bigger, bolder picture in mind, aiming for tunes “everybody can love, and everybody can feel.”
“There’s a certain vibe to this album,” Lane says, describing the serene confidence behind his new brand of modern country. Romance is still a big part of the equation, but now his stories dig deeper – somehow feeling both personal and universal at the same time. And instead of being lit by streetlights and neon, each song basks in the golden rays of a summer afternoon. “It’s a change for me this time around,” Lane says. “But this is what I truly love.”
Produced once again by studio ace Joey Moi (FGL), Laps Around the Sun feels more organic, building off the sandy arrangements of artists like Chesney and Billy Currington with an added touch of new- school cool. Lane and Moi recorded with a live band for the first time, fleshed out melodies on guitars rather than computer screens, and eased Lane’s vocal into its timeless natural register.
Fourteen tracks written by hitmakers like Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley, Hillary Lindsey and The Warren Brothers made the cut – and in an important lesson learned while Lane put his “laps” in on tour, they were all chosen based on meaning and personal connection, not purely on energy or feel.
The album’s first single, “Take Back Home Girl” (featuring Tori Kelly) marks Lane’s coming of age. It builds on the sultry swagger of Girl Problems, but he and the Grammy-nominee aren’t singing about a steamy downtown hookup. Instead, the track reveals who Lane really is – a true country boy with deeply rooted family values – becoming Lane’s third Gold-certified single in a row.
The patient “I Don’t Know About You” charts a similar course – a hard-crushing, swollen-hearts anthem sure to inspire stadium wide sing alongs – while “Number One” takes a soulful look at regret, and “Without You” adds Danielle Bradbery for some sun-kissed romantic harmony.
On “Drunk People,” Lane’s good-natured sense of humor shines bright. The grinning mid-tempo is just smooth enough to not aggravate a hangover headache, but edgy enough to admit that drunk people do dumb things … like get back together. “That song is me to a ‘T,’” Lane says with a laugh. “Every time I have one to many tequila drinks, I think I’ve gotta FaceTime every girlfriend I’ve ever had.”
He throws some sunny shade on “New Phone, Who’s This,” a sly, smile-inducing strutter. And likewise, “Fishin’” feels as fun and refreshing as a secret honey hole on a hot day. Country to the core, its lyrics recall the innocence of young love – and the nostalgia of the genre’s most iconic hits. “I feel like it’s a great little summer song,” Lane says. “And for some reason, it lives in that same place that ‘Mayberry’ by Rascal Flatts does for me.”
Meanwhile, “Hero” reveals the man Lane has always been, and the artist he’s become. A slow, heartfelt ballad with an openly religious theme of personal conviction, Lane says he knew recording it could be risky, “but at the same time, there has never been a song that is more true to me.”
“I really prayed that I would get the song,” he explains. “And I don’t know if it will ever be a single or anything like that, but it speaks to my heart.”
Still, Lane named the album Laps Around the Sun for a reason, and the title track reflects how he feels about his journey to the here and now. Supremely relaxed, soulful, and full of mature optimism, it describes a hand-in-hand adventure which could be about Lane and the girl of his dreams … or it could be about Lane and country fans. Either way, he promises to keep on moving forward, together.
“Don’t you know we’ll never be done / Taking laps around the sun,” goes the chorus.
“I’ve learned a lot,” Lane admits. “With my first record, I was trying to figure out exactly what kind of sound I wanted to have, and now I know. I know what I truly love and what kind of artist I want to be. My goal was to make sure anyone who hears this album finds a song they can relate to. I hope I accomplished that.”
Jan
27
Mon
Country Music Monday at Hattie’s
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm

Some people listen to everything ‘but country’ – this night is not for them.

Come hang out at Hattie’s every Monday for Country Music, Boots, Bolo Ties, Belt Buckles and Jorts. The last Monday of every month is Karaoke Country Music Monday.

Drink Specials
$4 Kentucky Gentleman
$2 12oz Bush Light, Natty Light and Narragansett Lager

Apr
25
Sat
AARON WATSON
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm

Aaron Watson’s career is perhaps summed up best by Forbes, who says he’s ‘one of country music’s biggest DIY success stories.’

For the past 20 years, Watson has achieved success on his own terms, hand-building a lauded career through songwriting, relentless touring and more than a dozen self released albums. His independent Texas spirit and strong work ethic are emblematic of the western lifestyle; virtues which have taken him from humble honky-tonks of Texas to multiple sold-out tours around the world.

Tickets are on sale now for $15/ea (limited advanced) and $18/ea (all others).
(Tickets purchased for the November 2nd show will be honored for this show)
 
Doors open at 7pm. Out Of The Blue kicks off the show at 8pm.
 
18 and over welcome (21 and over to consume alcohol).

​VIP seating may be available for this event. Please call the club at (704) 399-4946 during normal operating hours for pricing and availability.


In 2019 he released Red Bandana — ‘his most ambitious album yet’ (Taste of Country) —whose 20 songs were hailed by The Boot as ‘a pure expression of his traditional country ethos.”

This unprecedented acclaim follows Watson’s previous album, Vaquero, whose Top 10 hit ‘Outta Style’ earned a BMI Millionaire award, and The Underdog, the first independent album in the history of country music to top the Billboard Country Albums chart.

With a dozen additional records under his belt, Watson is exceeding major-label-sized metrics while maintaining his independence, further galvanizing his ‘Texas country’s reigning indie underdog’ (Rolling Stone) brand. ‘There may be no more genuine singer-songwriter at the moment than Watson,’ says Texas Monthly, pointing to a self-made businessman, chart-topper, and road warrior whose authenticity has made him a country music staple.

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