The Boot News Roundup: Chris Young + Others Booked for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade + More
Welcome to The Boot's News Roundup, a morning rundown of the news country music fans need to know. Read on to learn more about the latest goings-on in the country, Americana, bluegrass and folk genres.
Tenille Townes, Chris Janson and Chris Young have been announced as performers for the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The retail giant recently revealed the planned performers for its upcoming holiday celebration, which will also include appearances from the Black Eyed Peas and TLC. The 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is set for Nov. 28, and will be broadcast on NBC starting at 9AM ET.
In December, George Strait will release a limited-edition vinyl version of his 10-volume box set, Strait Out of the Box. According to a press release, the all-vinyl version of the set will include 10 LPs packed with 128 Strait classics, including all 57 of his No. 1 hits. Strait Out of the Box: Vinyl Collection is set for release on Dec. 9, and fans can pre-order their copies now.
Drew & Ellie Holcomb are headed out on tour in 2020. The duo's You and Me Tour: An Evening With Drew & Ellie Holcomb is set to kick off on Jan. 24 in Dallas, Texas, and will make stops in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky and Alabama before concluding on Feb. 29 in Evanston, Ill. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday (Nov. 8).
Wilco, Shovels & Rope, Brittany Howard and Nathaniel Rateliff will all play the 2020 High Water Festival. Set for April 18-19, 2020, in North Charleston, S.C., the festival will also feature performances from the Drive-By Truckers, Mavis Staples, Delta Spirit, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors and Andrew Bird, among other artists. Tickets for the 2020 High Water Festival go on sale on Thursday (Nov. 7) at 10AM ET via the fest's official website.
The Marcus King Band have announced nearly three dozen new dates for their global El Dorado Tour. Per a press release, the band is set to play 33 newly announced shows across the United States, Europe and Australia, in cities including Los Angeles, Calif.; Paris, France; Manchester, England; Glasgow, Scotland; and London, England, starting on Jan. 26. Fans can find a full list of tour dates on the Marcus King Band's official website.