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Sister Hazel's New EP, Earth, Out Today!

Final Installment in Four Part Element Series 

Band Makes iHeart Radio's "Bobby Bones Show" Debut

"Sister Hazel's latest EP, 'Earth' is exceptional from start to finish. 'Good For You' is sheer bliss. This band gets better with age and experience, and better yet, the songs sound even more powerful live in concert, so all New Yorkers ought to get a ticket for their September 6th show at Sony Hall." Markos Papadatos, Digital Journal

"Each of Sister Hazel's "Elements" EPs have been showcases for songwriting and a band finding its sweet spot, but they've saved their best for the Earth installment. Every song feels specifically tied to the element with "Raising A Rookie" feeling like one of the best songs Sister Hazel has ever recorded and released." Matt Bjorke, Roughstock

“An invitation to reflect, and interspersed with moments of optimism and anticipation, Sister Hazel’s Earth EP combines their distinctive sound with warm, poetic imagery."Amanda Tempel, Mixtape-Escape

Earth, the fourth and final installment of platinum-selling band Sister Hazel’s highly-anticipated compilation series entitled “Elements,” is out TODAY! To celebrate the release of their new EP, the band recently made their iHeart Radio "Bobby Bones Show" debut as well as their fourth appearance on the Grand Ole Opry. A microcosm of new songs espousing hopefulness, chasing your dreams, and dealing with life’s trial and tribulations, Earthsprouts six new standout tracks each showcasing the band’s musicianship, signature harmonies and lyrical genius. The new EP is available to stream and purchase HERE.

Undeniably talented songwriters, each track on Earth was written by Sister Hazel with other notable writers Darius Rucker, Barry Dean, Randy Montana, and more. Earth was co-produced by Ben Jackson and Sister Hazel. “Raising A Rookie,” the inspirational first track (written by noted tunesmiths Darius Rucker, Barry Dean and Sister Hazel’s Andrew Copeland) sets the tone for the EP with its theme of succeeding no matter the obstacles. “Follow The River” delivers a message of following your heart, while the uptempo, “Slow Lightening,” sings about love lighting the way. “Memphis Rain” tells a story of gracefully walking away, while “Good For You,” is a lighthearted tune about stepping up and stepping out. The song, “Elements,” rounds up the EP as it continues to evolve over the past three-themed EP.

Earth Track List:

1. "Raising A Rookie" (Andrew Copeland, Darius Rucker, Barry Dean) 2. "I Don't Do Well Alone" (Ken Block, Jerry Flowers) 3. "Slow Lighting" (Andrew Copeland, Jett Beres, Barry Dean) 4. "Memphis Rain" (Andrew Copeland, Jett Beres, Billy Montana) 5. "Good For You" (Andrew Copeland, Billy Montana) 6. "Follow The River" (Billy Montana, Randy Montana, Andrew Copeland, Jett Beres) 7. Elements IV "Remember Me" - (Ken Block) 

Sister Hazel On Tour:

09.06.19 New York, New York Sony Hall 09.07.19 Falls Church, VA State Theatre 09.12.19 Hartford, CT Infinity Hall 09.13.19 Fairfield, CT The Warehouse 09.14.19 Plymouth, NH Flying Monkey Performance Center 09.16.19 St.John's, NL Iceberg Alley Performance Tent 09.20.19 Gainesville, FL Lyrics for Life 2019 09.26.19 Columbia, SC Central Energy (Rock 4 Recovery) 09.27.19 London, KY World Chicken Festival 09.28.19 - Winston-Salem, NC BB&T Ballpark 10.02.19 Annapolis, MD Rams Head on Stage 10.03.19 Hopewell, VA The Beacon Theatre 10.04.19 Hampton, VA The Vanguard Brewpub & Distillery 10.05.19 Huntersville, NC Hops and Hogs Festival 10.26.19 Jacksonville Beach, FL NOCtoberfest   11.14.19 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse  11.15.19 Dothan, AL The Plant    11.16.19 Savannah, GA Victory North    11.19.19 Tallahassee, FL Ruby Diamond Concert Hall 11.20.19 Huntsville, AL SideTracks Music Hall 11.21.19 St. Louis, MO Delmar Hall 11.22.19 Kansas City, MO Ameristar Casino KC - Star Pavilion 11.23.19 Birmingham, AL Iron City 12.14.19 Chicago House Of Blues 12.15.19 Chicago House Of Blues   01.24.20 The Rock Boat 02.29.20 Hamlet, NC Richmond Community College Cole Auditorium

“Sister Hazel's new album Earth is truly a testament to their high level of musical talent and originality. While the music industry has continuously altered the genres they have tried to label Sister Hazel with, the band's music has held true to their artistic vision and their fans. The original harmonies of Ken Block and Andrew Copeland still elevate the beauty of songs like the first single on the album "Good for you." Earth is a great bookend to the bands Element EP compilation series." Ben Gordon, 95.5 FM in Jacksonville, FL

“I had the chance to preview Sister Hazel's aptly named album Earth and thoroughly enjoyed the deep, soulful sound. The cleverly written lyrics and beautiful music exudes an earthy warmth as Ken Block sings about love and life's challenges." Fredda Gordon, InFocusVisions Music Magazine

“Every release from this band further secures their place as one the most consistent groups in the past 20-some years, always moving forward while staying true to their music.” Luke Church, WVTF, Roots Down, ALL Things Considered

“This is definitely one of their best, all seven songs are radio friendly.” Kenneth Morris, New Country Brew/Southern Inspirations

About Sister Hazel:

Originating from Gainesville, FL, Sister Hazel is comprised of five gifted, seasoned musicians whose well-spring of natural talent has been called "one of the Top 100 Most Influential Independent Performers of the last 15 years" by Performing Songwriter Magazine. Song "All for You," topped the adult alternative charts during the summer of 1997 and the success propelled their album to platinum status.  Since then, the band has become firmly established not only in rock and alternative music, but now in country with four back-to-back Billboard Top Country Albums Chart entries. They have most recently co-produced a cleverly themed EP compilation series entitled “Elements,” that includes a bonus seventh track that continued throughout the series. Living up to their fan-centered reputation, the band was a pioneer in the themed cruise industry by co-founding "The Rock Boat" and annually hosts events like the “Hazelnut Hang,” and "Camp Hazelnut" that focuses on creating unique experiences and interacting with the fans. Sister Hazel has been equally attentive to connecting with their audience through social media having amassed over a million social followers. In addition to the events and touring, the band also gives back with “Lyrics For Life.” Founded by singer Ken Block, the charity unites musicians and celebrities for concerts and auctions to benefit cancer research and patient-care charities.


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