March 29, 2014

Smokin’ Novas CD Release

CD Release show at Eddie’s Attic July 18, 2014 at 7:30pm…we’re thrilled to be back playing at the Attic and looking forward to our CD release.  Eddie’s Attic is a popular and intimate live music venue for aspiring and accomplished performing songwriters. The Attic is located in Decatur, Georgia, a small artist-friendly town within the metro Atlanta area.  In its first 19 years, Eddie’s Attic has been the springboard for an amazing number of local artists who have gone on to receive national recognition – names like John Mayer, Sugarland, Shawn Mullins, and The Civil Wars.

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March 10, 2014

Smokin’ Novas debut album now available for download

The Smokin’ Novas debut album is now available for download purchase on the music page.  The 10 song album was produced by Grammy winning Don McCollister and features an all star supporting lineup including Marty Kearns on keyboards, Gerry Hansen on drums, John Keane on pedal steel/mandolin, Rob Henson on upright bass, Andy Carlson on violin, Jeff Mosier on banjo and Annie Hyra on backing vocals.

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February 23, 2014

Don’t Count Me Out picked up for rotation on Strabane Radio in Dublin

Don’t Count Me Out was just picked up for rotation on Strabane Radio in Dublin, Ireland…Europe here we come! Have a listen below.

Smokin’ Novas debut album is a collection of 10 original songs that pull together elements of Americana, country, rock, pop and folk.Joining them in the recording of their debut album was Grammy winning producer Don McCollister, legendary Athens GA producer/engineer and musician John Keane and an all-star lineup including Gerry Hansen on drums, Martin Kearns on keyboards, bassist Robert Henson, two time Georgia State Champion fiddler Andy Carlson and Jeff Mosier on banjo. “This is the best album that I’ve recorded in my career,” says Hyra. “I’m prouder of this album than any I’ve ever recorded,” says Hyra. “the album has a rich musical depth and maturity and was great fun to make.”

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