Tracy Lawrence sang it best with “Time Marches On!” November is here and it is promising to be another great month of music on The Justin Reed Show.
Nov. 2 – Episode 205: Husband and wife duo Rhythm-n-Roses, Justin and Jennifer Marler, will appear on the show at 7:30 a.m. This country music group has played all over the country and opened for Ray Price, the Oak Ridge Boys, Charlie Daniels and more. More information can be found on Facebook. At 8 a.m. the show welcomes 13-year-old Arizona native Izzy Mahoubi. With just a little over a year of performances under her belt, Mahoubi is currently promoting her new single “My Own Way.” At 9 a.m., country music royalty Cherish Lee drops by the studio to play live. Following in the footsteps of both parents, country legend Johnny Lee and Dallas star Charlene Tilton, Lee is making a name for herself with new single “Tequila Cowgirl;” cherishleemusic.com has more details.
Nov. 9 – Episode 206: At 8 a.m., the guest with the most appearances on The Justin Reed Show, Erin McLendon returns to co-host with me for two hours. We will play selections from her 2017 release Making It Up As We Go plus some of her favorite songs. More information is at erinmclendon.com.
Nov. 16 – Episode 207: I’ve dubbed the 8 o’clock hour the “New Music Hour” and will feature visits with three up-and-coming musicians, first Christina Taylor at 8 a.m. This Charlotte, North Carolina, native now resides in Nashville and is making a name for herself with current single, “That Girl.” More info at christinataylormusic.com. At 8:20 a.m. the show welcomes the group Violet Bell, composed of Lizzy Ross & Oscar Ruiz-Lopez. They will discuss their new album Dream the Wheel; see lizzy.net for details. At 8:40 a.m. the show welcomes Melaney Meriney with the release of her sophomore EP Up in Lights; originally from Pittsburg, this Belmont alum now resides in Nashville and performs frequently. Her website is melaniemeriney.com. At 9 a.m., one of the best-kept secrets in bluegrass music, Kentucky Just Us, will return for a third visit. Composed of John Paul (17), Kacey (16), Jesse (15), Caleb (8), Shelane and Terry, this family band’s harmony will astound any listener. They will play live with new music; more information is at kentuckyjustus.com.
Nov. 23: Thanksgiving – no show.
Nov. 30 – Episode 208: At 9 a.m., the show welcomes western swing group the Farmer and Adele to play live in the studio. Bringing you country/western cowboy and cowgirl swing and high lonesome sounds, the band has completed a brand-new album featuring the legendary country/western group, Riders in the Sky, titled Into the Wide Open Sky. See everybodylovesthefarmerandadele.com for more info.
Also this month will be the season finale of the Dewdrop Jamboree. I am privileged to again be the master of ceremonies for this show, held Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Washington Theatre at Patterson Park!
I cannot wait for each radio show; hope you’ll tune in every Thursday morning from 6–10 a.m. on 88.3 FM WMTS and worldwide at thejustinreedshow.com. Don’t forget: facebook.com/thejustinreedshow, facebook.com/justinreedradio and @tjrs_wmts on Twitter!
Peace, Love, and Ernest Tubb,