McBryde’s Girl Going Nowhere Named to Billboard, Rolling Stone, Variety Best Albums List
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The career ascension continues for the artist that Rolling Stone calls “one of the most exciting new voices in country music,” as country newcomer Ashley McBryde made her debut on NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” last night. McBryde performed her sultry “American Scandal,” which The Tennessean declares is the highlight of “one of the strongest country records of the year.”
Girl Going Nowhere, McBryde’s full-length debut studio album, with its “…gritty, rock-tinged country music and vivid, cutting lyrics,” as stated by The Washington Post, was lauded by The New York Times as “the most varied, warm and effortlessly confident country music albums of the past few years,” and landed McBryde a spot on the 50 Best Albums of 2018 (So Far) for Billboard, Rolling Stone and Variety.
McBryde’s lead single “A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega,” which The New York Times calls “a hearty, expertly written country song about hope after hopelessness” also landed a spot on Billboard’s 50 Best Songs of 2018 (So Far) amid some of today’s top hits across all genres.
Fans can catch McBryde’s performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon here and on her first-ever headlining tour, The Girl Going Nowhere Tour, which kicks off this September. Due to such a high demand for tickets to see what NPR declares is “country music’s most exciting new voice,” The Girl Going Nowhere Tour has already seen numerous dates expand to larger venues in both the U.S. and the UK to accommodate additional fans.
Ashley McBryde’s 2018 “The Girl Going Nowhere Tour” dates are as follows:
Sept. 5 – Terminal West, Atlanta, GA*
Sept. 6 – 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA*
Sept. 7 – Blind Horse Saloon, Greenville, S.C.*
Sept. 8 – Rome City Brewing Company, Rome, GA*
Sept. 11 – Mammy’s Kitchen, Bardstown, KY
Sept. 12 – Washington County Fair, Abington, VA
Sept. 13 – The Hamilton, Washington, D.C.*
Sept. 14 – Phase 2 Nightclub, Lynchburg, VA*
Sept. 20 – Red Rocks Amphitheater (w/Little Big Town), Morrison, CO
Sept. 22 – Arkansas State University, Mountain Home, AR
Sept. 27 – Marathon Music Works, Nashville, TN*
Sept. 28 – Zydeco, Birmingham, AL*
Oct. 3 – O2 Institute (w/ Luke Combs), Birmingham, U.K.
Oct. 4 – Shepherd’s Bush Empire (w/ Luke Combs), London, U.K.
Oct. 5 – Shepherd’s Bush Empire (w/ Luke Combs), London, U.K.
Oct. 7 – O2 ABC, Glasgow (w/ Luke Combs), Scotland
Oct. 8 – O2 Ritz Manchester (w/ Luke Combs), Manchester, U.K.
Oct. 10 – Islington Assembly Hall, London, U.K.
Oct. 13 – Mighty Mississippi Music Festival, Greenville, MS
Oct. 25 – Elevation, Grand Rapids, MI*
Oct. 26 – Joe’s Live, Rosemont, IL*
Nov. 1 – The Lyric Theatre, Oxford, MS*
Nov. 2 – The Barn at The Wicked Wheel (benefiting Girls Inc. of Bay County), Panama City, FL
Nov. 7 – Brick Street Bar, Oxford, OH*
Nov. 8 – The Bluestone, Columbus, OH*
Nov. 9 – Eight Seconds Saloon, Indianapolis, IN*
Nov. 10 – Dusty Armadillo, Rootstown, OH*
Nov. 29 – The Blue Note, Columbia, MO*
Nov. 30 – Revolution Music Room, Little Rock, AR*
Dec. 5 – Gramercy Theatre, New York, NY*
Dec. 7 – The Foundry at the Fillmore, Philadelphia, PA*
Dec. 8 – Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA*
Dec. 12 – Jergel’s Rhythm and Grill, Warrendale, PA*
Dec. 13 – Iron Works, Buffalo, NY*
Dec. 14 – The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA*
Dec. 15 – Anthology, Rochester, NY*
* denotes a show with special guest Dee White
For tour dates and more information, visit AshleyMcBryde.com.
About Ashley McBryde
Lauded by The New York Times as “an alluringly flexible singer, fluent in classic country, blues and Southern rock, with a voice that moves easily from tender to tough,” Ashley McBryde caught the attention of some of Nashville’s most raucous entertainers, landing her dates opening for Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, and, most recently, Miranda Lambert and Luke Combs. The Washington Post raves, "McBryde's blue-collar storytelling and straightforward singing set her apart," including a set during her debut on the Grand Ole Opry stage, notably sharing "Girl Goin' Nowhere," the seminal title track from her March 30, 2018 Jay Joyce-produced LP for Atlantic Records/Warner Nashville. Girl Going Nowhere was the biggest debut by a solo country artist this year and earned the Arkansas native critical acclaim from The New York Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Variety and more. McBryde’s current single, “A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega,” is in the Top 30 at Country radio and has already notched the No. 1 slot on SiriusXM's The Highway Top 30. Learn more about McBryde at AshleyMcBryde.com or follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AshleyMcBryde, Instagram @ashleymcbryde and Twitter at @AshleyMcBryde.