Parker McCollum

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NEWS

August 30, 2019 - Parker McCollum Releases First Single Since Signing Record Deal, The Fan-Favorite, “Pretty Heart” (Whiskey Riff)

August 12, 2019 - Parker McCollum Adds Fall Dates to Whirlwind Touring Schedule

July 30, 2019 - Parker McCollum, Chris Young & Other Country Stars Reveal Their Pre-Performance Rituals & Routines (Parade Magazine)

July 27, 2019 - ACM Chair Calls Parker McCollum 2019’s Country Breakout Star: 'I Like His Music, His Style and His Work Ethic' (Parade Magazine)

June 27, 2019 - Parker McCollum Joins Universal Music Group Nashville (MusicRow Mag)

June 27, 2019 - Parker McCollum Signs Record Deal With UMG Nashville (Whiskey Riff)

May 21, 2019 - PHOTO: Parker McCollum Sells Out 5,500-Capacity Billy Bob’s Texas

May 17, 2019 - Parker McCollum Sells Out Billy Bob's Texas In Advance Of His May 18 Show

Mqy 15, 2019 - World Premiere - Danielle Bradbery & Parker McCollum Take On ‘Shallow’ (CMT)

April 30, 2019 - Parker McCollum Excited For Stillwater Calf Fry Music Festival Debut (The O’Colly)

February 28, 2019 - Parker McCollum: ‘The Whole Package’ (Postcards Magazine)

February 27, 2019 - Q&A With Parker McCollum (The Battalion)

February 21, 2019 - These Live Parker McCollum Performances Will Turn You Into An Instant Fan (Whiskey Riff)

November 29, 2018 - Parker McCollum & Koe Wetzel Kick off “Naughty or Nice” Tour Dec. 3

August 2018 - Randy Rogers Band and Friends Create the Perfect Summer Jam

August 2018 - Koe Wetzel, Parker McCollum, and Read Southall Bring Record-Breaking Crowd to San Angelo's RiverStage

May 2018 - Warner/Chappell Nashville Welcomes Parker McCollum To Its Family of Hit-Making Songwriters

January 2018 - Rolling Stone Artist to Watch

BIOGRAPHY

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Parker McCollum comes from a no-nonsense, hard-working family. His was the sort of upbringing where “if you’re going to do something and you’re not going to do it one-hundred percent; you shouldn’t do it all.” It’s why this 26-year-old treats each song he writes with a painstaking level of dedication, reverence, and — as he readily admits — even a bit of obsession.

Parker says when a particular melody, lyric or emotion tugs at him he might stay in his room for days working on it. He can’t help himself.

That’s because, for the Austin-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, the result is worth the painstaking process. Parker — who broke out with the revealing and critically adored 2013 debut The Limestone Kid and returned with the acclaimed Probably Wrong — says, “It’s like the songwriting muse takes over. I don’t choose when it hits me, but when it does, I pay attention — and it’s always worth the focus it asks of me.“ …


I like his music, his style and his work ethic
— ACM Chairman Ed Warm, on naming Parker McCollum the Breakout Star of 2019

“‘The whole package’… handsome and confident, but not pretentious… talented and smart, yet still humble. He’s an old soul with a laid-back Austin vibe and can write a heartbreak song that is sure to strike a chord with anyone who has ever loved and lost. Wrap that up with a slightly mischievous smile, a tucked-in t-shirt and a mamma-raised-him-right ‘yes ma’am,’ and you have one of the hottest new acts in country music.”

— Postcards Magazine