CMT Edge, a new website dedicated to music discovery, launched Monday (Sept. 10) with
exclusive live performances by Trampled by Turtles and the premiere
of the song “It’s Never Alright” from Dwight Yoakam’s upcoming album.
its first week, the site will also feature exclusive world premieres of music videos from the
Avett Brothers (“Live and Die”) and Sara Watkins (“If It Pleases You”).
CMT Edge will tape more than a dozen artists in Nashville this week as part of the Americana Music Festival and Conference,
including Brandi Carlile, Justin
Townes Earle, Jason Isbell, Punch
Brothers and Turnpike Troubadours. The performances will post
later this year.
Trampled by Turtles’ video performance was filmed on the sidewalks of Nashville for a new episode
of Concrete Country. Meanwhile, Yoakam’s “It’s Never Alright”
was co-written with Ashley Monroe of the Pistol
Annies and comes from Yoakam’s