"Bulldawgs" artist The John King Band signs with Black River Entertainment; Digital Single now available

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Photo L-R: Black River Entertainment’s VP of A&R, Doug Johnson; John King; Black River Entertainment’s CEO Gordon Kerr; and Black River Entertainment’s GM, Greg McCarn

Nashville, TN…(January 18, 2013)… Black River Entertainment expands its artist roster today with the addition of John King. News of the signing comes on the heels of the digital single release of “Bulldawgs,” the first single released by John and the band on Black River Entertainment.

“I am thrilled to have John King join Black River,” shared Doug Johnson, Black River Entertainment’s Vice President of A&R. “He is a great writer, exciting performer, a gifted, unique singer and as authentic as anyone I have ever worked with. And I love the fact he’s from my home state, the great state of Georgia.”

Available now, “Bulldawgs” is a rowdy fight song inspired by John King’s experiences as a University of Georgia Bulldog. The song celebrates the dynamic surrounding the athletic culture of the University of Georgia and its fanatics while poking fun at some of UGA’s biggest rivals in the SEC. The song is written by Georgia natives John King and renowned songwriter Doug Johnson. Johnson is known for his seven number one and ten top ten hits including Lee Brice’s “Love Like Crazy” and Randy Travis’ “Three Wooden Crosses.”

Released on Black River Entertainment, home to notable country artists such as Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler and Sarah Darling, fans of “Bulldawgs” may purchase the song on iTunes or Amazon and watch the lyric video for the song YouTube.

ABOUT THE JOHN KING BAND:
Hailing from Athens, GA, singer/songwriter and University of Georgia graduate John King formed The John King Band in 2010. The John King Band had their first big break in 2011 when their Southern rock-country blend took them to the finals of the National College Battle Of The Bands held in Los Angeles, CA. Since the band formed in 2010, they have shared the stage with acts including Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore, Jerrod Niemann, Diamond Rio and Florida-Georgia Line. For more information on The John King Band please visit thejohnkingband.com, facebook.com/thejohnkingband and follow @thejohnkingband on Twitter.

ABOUT BLACK RIVER ENTERTAINMENT:
Black River Entertainment is based in Nashville, TN and is the home to country music entertainers Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler, Sarah Darling and Glen Templeton. The company also operates the newly renovated Ronnie’s Place and Sound Stage recording studios, Black River Records, Black River Publishing and Black River Management. For more information about Black River Entertainment, please visit www.blackriverent.com.

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For The John King Band interviews, reviews and additional information, contact:

Dawn Delvo
Black River Entertainment
615.780.3076
dawn@blackriverent.com

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