Justin Townes Earle Dead at 38

Justin Townes Earle Dead at 38

Singer/songwriter Justin Townes Earle, 38, has died.

The news was announced via a statement on Justin’s verified Facebook account on Aug. 23: “It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of our son, husband, father and friend Justin. So many of you have relied on his music and lyrics over the years and we hope that his music will continue to guide you on your journeys.You will be missed dearly Justin.”

A cause of death was not immediately revealed.

Justin released his debut album, Yuma, in 2007. He was named Emerging Act of the Year at the 2009 American Honors & Awards. Justin released his most recent album, The Saint of Lost Causes, in May 2019.

Justin is the son of alt-country artist Steve Earle and Carol Ann Hunter. Born in Nashville in 1982, Justin’s middle name is in honor of Texas songwriter Townes Van Zandt.

photo courtesy Joshua Black Wilkins

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Thomas Rhett Will Never Take Touring for Granted

Thomas Rhett Will Never Take Touring for Granted

Thomas Rhett is ready to hit the road and Bring The Bar To You in 2022!

Starting in June, Thomas will kick-off his Bring The Bar To You tour with back to back shows in Gilford, New Hampshire with openers Parker McCollum and Conner Smith.

After going through the last two years, Thomas says, “I’ll never take for granted being able to come see y’all and I’m so fired up to play some of these new ones that were made with these nights in mind. I have a feeling things are going to get loud – I’m counting down the days already!”

Photo Courtesy of Thomas Rhett