CMA Close Up New Artist Spotlight: Parmalee

By Bob Doerschuk © 2014 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. A Southern rock patrimony, dues paid in church gigs, a player too drunk to pick, and a late-night gunfight: Parmalee’s Country pedigree is as real as it gets. Brothers Matt and Scott Thomas tagged along on their father’s blues/rock band [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Parmalee’s Feels Like Carolina

Country rock group Parmalee’s debut album, Feels Like Carolina, pounds to the blue-collar sound of a young band establishing themselves in a continually diverse format. Hailing from Parmele, NC, the band – consisting of brothers Matt Thomas (vocals, guitar) and Scott Thomas (drums), cousin Barry Knox (bass) and lifelong friend Josh McSwain (guitar) – plays [...] Read More

Parmalee to Release Debut Album on December 10

Parmalee will release their debut album, Feels Like Carolina, on December 10. The project features 12 songs, including their current Top 10 hit “Carolina.” The songs found on the album were largely inspired by the ups and downs the band has experienced chasing their dreams in Nashville. Watch Parmalee perform “Carolina” live >> “After everything [...] Read More

Parmalee Performs at 35,000 Ft. for Southwest Airlines Passengers

Parmalee recently took to the skies as the first act to perform for Southwest Airlines’ Live At 35 Travelin’ Taylor Tour. The band was handpicked by the airline to perform at 35,000 ft. for passengers on a direct flight from Nashville to Houston. Watch Parmalee perform “Carolina” live >> “It was a blast!” Josh McSwain [...] Read More

Parmalee to Kick Off Southwest Airlines Travelin’ Taylor Tour

Parmalee will kick off the Southwest  Airlines Travelin’ Taylor Tour on May 13. The band will perform on their Taylor Guitars at 35,000 feet in midair for passengers on a flight from Nashville to Houston. The band was selected as the first act to perform during the tour’s 2013 season. Fans not traveling on the [...] Read More