Dave Adkins & Republik Steele are proud to announce they will be featured on the WSM Radio Station Inn Sessions Thursday, August 8, 2013. Radio Host Mike Terry will begin his afternoon broadcast at 3:00 pm and welcome the band in the 5:00 hour where Dave Adkins is expected to make a special announcement. At 6:00 pm, Dave Adkins & Republik Steele will perform an hour long uninterrupted concert. Fans are invited to be part of this free event during the interview and concert. The show will air live on 650 AM and at wsmonline.com.
Dave Adkins & Republk Steele’s entertaining live shows have been the talk of the festival circuit with performances like their non-stop 2 hour and 20 minute hair raising set at the popular RudyFest held in Kentucky a few months ago. Not only can the band be heard on Bluegrass, Folk and Americana radio stations, but recently they have gained Country Radio airplay with their cover of “Please Come To Boston.”
For more information on Dave Adkins & Republik Steel, please visit www.republiksteele.com where fans can find their complete tour schedule and learn more about their International Bluegrass Music Association Official Showcase Artist performance coming up this September in Raleigh, NC.
Rural Rhythm Records is very proud to announce Dave Adkins & Republik Steele make their debut at #7 on Billboard’s Top 10 Bluegrass Album Chart with THAT’S JUST THE WAY I ROLL. Media has certainly welcomed this album with Cybergrass exclaiming, “This release isn’t HOT – it’s EXTREMELY HOT! Wow this is one of the finest new sounds I’ve heard in quite a while” and PARCBENCH stating Adkins “voice finds just the right nuance for each song, treating each as a unique musical portrait. His trustworthy vocals frame each with warmth and authenticity.”
THAT’S JUST THE WAY I ROLL has also received international Radio support with numerous tracks receiving airplay including the title track and first single release, “That’s Just The Way I Roll” along with other popular tracks like “Heartstrings,” “Rio,” “Get Em Up, “ and “Please Come To Boston.”
“I’m looking for my rubber stamp that says HIT and as soon as I find it I’m going to rubber stamp this album with HIT all over it. The song itself is just about the best introduction to the rest of the album you could find. Bluegrass to the Bone! Followed by Dave’s rendition of John Conlee’s Top-Ten country hit from 1978 which may be even better than the original, right on down to the last song on the album, The Storm, Dave Adkins’ name needs to be placed right up next to all of the great vocalists in the hall of honor,” said Brian McNeal, Prescription Bluegrass Media.
Dave Adkins & Republik Steele has certainly emerged as one of the most talked about and exciting new acts in bluegrass music. The band received a 2013 SPBGMA award nomination as Entertaining Group of the Year along with Dave garnering his first nomination as the SPBGMA Male Vocalist of the Year. Their highly entertaining live performances have garnered them a heavy tour schedule and loyal fan base. Attendees of the upcoming International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh this September will get a chance to see their exciting stage show as the band has been chosen as an Official WOB Bluegrass Ramble Showcase Artist.
Numerous promotional appearances including interviews on WSM Radio, Sirius XM Bluegrass Junction, Bobcat Country Radio, Blue Ridge Country, WSIP and events such as Dave’s performance of the National Anthem for the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship – Nashville Regional at Vanderbilt’s Hawkins Field have helped gain the band even more fans.
For more info on Dave Adkins & Republik Steele, please go to: RepublikSteele.com.
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DAVE ADKINS & REPUBLIK STEELE are celebrating their hot new album THAT’S JUST THE WAY I ROLL (Rural Rhythm) with a busy tour schedule and heavy radio airplay. Dave Adkins and Republik Steele member Kenny O’Quinn head to Nashville this week in support of the album. They will appear on WSM 650.AM Radio’s “Coffee, Country and Cody” show with Bill Cody Wednesday morning at 9:15 am before making a stop by the new offices of the International Bluegrass Music Association. Later in the day, they will sit down with Sirius XM RadioBluegrass Junction Host, Kyle Cantrell for an in-depth interview scheduled for later broadcast.
Wednesday evening, you can hear a live interview with Adkins on Virginia’s WBBC Bobcat Country Radio’s “Sweet Brenda & Him” show at 8:00 pm as the band travels to Mossy Oak Music Park in Guyton, Georgia for a performance Thursday evening. This weekend, Dave Adkins & Republik Steele continue their tour performing at Dr. Ralph Stanley’s 43rd Annual Memorial Weekend Bluegrass Festival in Coeburn, Virginia on Friday and at the AMVets Post 61 Bluegrass Festival in Hillsboro, Ohio on Saturday.
The band is receiving significant radio airplay and a multitude of positive album reviews for THAT’S JUST THE WAY I ROLL. The title track and first single release, written by Terry Herd, Tim Stafford and Steve Gulley, is currently #4 on Bluegrass Today’s Top 20 Airplay Chart. Numerous other songs like “Heartstrings” and “Rio” (written by Adkins), along with “Please Come To Boston,” “Get Em Up” and more have become immediate fan favorites at the band’s live shows and are also receiving significant airplay. Radio stations can download the entire album at AirPlaydirect.com.
Dave Adkins can also be heard on another new album, GOD DIDN’T CHOOSE SIDES: CIVIL WAR TRUE STORIES ABOUT REAL PEOPLE (Rural Rhythm) performing the song, “The River Man”.
DAVE ADKINS & REPUBLIK STEEL includes the talents of David Adkins, Kenny O’Quinn, Danny Ray Stiltner, Wesley Wolfe and Matt Cruby. Be sure to check out their website RepublikSteele.com, Twitter, and Facebook for more information.