The Boot News Roundup: Rachel Wammack Gets Married + 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.
Congratulations to Rachel Wammack and Noah Purcell: The couple tied the knot on Saturday (Aug. 3), at Cypress Lakes Country Club in Muscle Shoals, Ala. (Wammack's hometown), People reports. Purcell's father married the couple, while Purcell's brother served as his best man and Wammack's longtime friend, Faith Kelley, was her matron of honor. The rising singer custom-designed her Justin Alexander wedding dress.
Country newcomer Riley Green will release his debut album on Sept. 20, via BMLG Records. Different 'Round Here is a 14-song project and will feature, among others, Green's No. 1 single "There Was This Girl," his current single "In Love By Now" and more. Green co-wrote all 14 tracks, with his co-writers including Randy Montana, Jonathan Singleton, Erik Dylan and more.
Texas country singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen will be hitting the road for his eighth annual Christmas tour in December -- but this year, the tour will have a twist. According to a press release, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Keen is calling his 2019 holiday trek Countdown to Christmas: Lunar Tunes & Looney Times. “This show will turn on the psychedelactic jukebox and light up the tree of tranquility!” says Keen. Visit RobertEarlKeen.com for full details.