“I Call Her Sunshine” Music Video Premiered By Heartland And Digitally By Cowboys & Indians
Single selected by both Spotify and Apple Music To Be Featured in Multiple Editorial Playlists
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Award-winning country & bluegrass group, The Kody Norris Show is excited to announce their new single, “I Call Her Sunshine!” Premiered digitally by Cowboys & Indians, “I Call Her Sunshine” is a true “love at first sight” tune that paints the picture of a lonesome traveler who meets the girl of his dreams and will spend the rest of his life trying to find her once again. As seen in the music video, the outcome has a happy ending with banjoist, Josiah Tyree taking the lead in true, traditional bluegrass fashion, The Kody Norris Show proves once again why they are becoming a leading name in the bluegrass world. “I Call Her Sunshine” made its television premiere with Heartland’s Country Music Today this past Friday, January 20.
To view Cowboys & Indians online premiere of “I Call Her Sunshine” music video, visit HERE.
“When looking for new material to record, you never know where you might find it,” shares Norris. “A good friend of mine, the late John Buckwheat Greene brought ‘I Call Her Sunshine’ to my attention as he thought it would suit the sound of my band. He was on the original recording of this with the Laurel Mountain Boys back in the 70s. Seconds into the kickoff I was hooked and I knew right away that Josiah’s powerful high lead would certainly suit this number so we reassembled our trio putting Mary Rachel on Tenor and yours truly on Baritone. We had a blast recording this one and sure hope it’ll be enjoyed by all who hear it.”
Additionally, “I Call Her Sunshine” has been selected for early playlist adds on Spotify’s Bluegrass Traditions editorial playlist as well as Apple Music’s New in Americana and New in Country editorial playlists.
As a result of their fresh new sound to the genre, The Kody Norris Show has performed in forty-eight states, at the Smithsonian and the Kennedy Center, and has received multiple IBMA & SPBGMA nominations and wins in 2022 for Entertainer of the Year and Fiddler of the Year for Mary Rachel Nalley-Norris. The Kody Norris Show continues to be heard on bluegrass radio throughout the country, and their single “Mountain Rosalie” can also be heard on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction on Channel 62. To keep up with The Kody Norris Show dates and appearances, visit TheKodyNorrisShow.com.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
JAN 27 – SPBGMA / Nashville, Tenn.
JAN 28 – SPBGMA / Nashville, Tenn. (Performing @ 8:20 PM)
FEB 13 – Today In Nashville / Nashville, Tenn.
FEB 27 – Bluegrass Monday Nights Concert Series / Paragould, Ark.
MAR 03 – Jettie Baker Center / Clintwood, Va.
MAR 04 – Cabin Fever Pickin’ Party / Virginia Beach, Va.
MAR 11 – John Knox Village / Pompano Beach, Fla.
MAR 12 – John Knox Village / Pompano Beach, Fla.
MAR 16 – Withlacoochee Bluegrass Festival / Dunnellon, Fla.
MAR 17 – Van Zandt County Bluegrass Festival / Canton, Texas
MAR 18 – Van Zandt County Bluegrass Festival / Canton, Texas
MAR 25 – Lucketts School Bluegrass Concert Series / Leesburg, Va.
MAR 26 – Burn’t Ordinary Bluegrass Concert Series / Toano, Va.
MAR 31 – The Station Inn / Nashville, Tenn.
APR 01 – Bristol Spring Bluegrass Festival / Bristol, Va.
APR 15 – Las Vegas Bluegrass Festival / Las Vegas, Nev.
APR 22 – Durango Meltdown / Durango, Colo.
APR 23 – Durango Meltdown / Durango, Colo.
MAY 12 – Grattoes Bluegrass Festival / Grattoes, Va.
MAY 13 – Heritage Hall: The Kody Norris Homecoming Show / Mountain City, Tenn.
MAY 26 – Dr. Ralph Stanley Hills of Home Festival / Coeburn, Va.
MAY 27 – Tony Rice Memorial Bluegrass Festival / Camp Springs, N.C.
JUN 03 – NEPA Bluegrass Festival / Tunkhannock, Pa.
JUN 04 – West Kortright Center / East Meredith, N.Y.
JUN 08 – Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival / Westport, Ireland
JUN 09 – Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival / Westport, Ireland
JUN 10 – Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival / Westport, Ireland
JUN 16 – Father’s Day Festival / Grass Valley, Calif.
JUN 17 – Father’s Day Festival / Grass Valley, Calif.
JUN 23 – Charlotte Bluegrass Festival / Charlotte, Mich.
JUN 24 – Charlotte Bluegrass Festival / Charlotte, Mich.
JUN 28 – Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival / Centre Hall, Pa.
JUL 01 – Blue Ridge Music Center / Galax, Va.
JUL 06 – Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival / Conway, Mo.
JUL 07 – Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival / Conway, Mo.
JUL 29 – Backbone Bluegrass Festival / Strawberry Point, Iowa
AUG 04 – Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Festival / Wind Gap, Pa.
AUG 12 – Bluegrass In The Park / Henderson, Ky.
AUG 19 – LarryFest / La Farge, Wis.
AUG 23 – Gypsy Hill Park Bluegrass Series / Staunton, Va.
AUG 24 – Georgia Mountain Fair / Hiawassee, Ga.
AUG 25 – Pickin’ In The Pasture / Lodi Center, N.Y.
AUG 26 – Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival / Litchfield Plains, Maine
SEP 08 – Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration / Beaver Dam, Ky.
SEP 09 – Cameron Bluegrass Festival / Cameron, Wis.
SEP 10 – East Troy Bluegrass Festival / East Troy, Wis.
SEP 14 – Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival / Kodak, Tenn.
SEP 16 – Mohican Bluegrass Festival / Glenmont, Ohio
SEP 22 – Upperco Music Festival / Upperco, Md.
SEP 23 – Upperco Music Festival / Upperco, Md.
SEP 26 – International Bluegrass Music Association / Raleigh, N.C.
SEP 27 – International Bluegrass Music Association / Raleigh, N.C.
SEP 28 – International Bluegrass Music Association / Raleigh, N.C.
SEP 29 – International Bluegrass Music Association / Raleigh, N.C.
OCT 06 – Big Ben Bluegrass Festival / Alpine, Texas
OCT 07 – Big Ben Bluegrass Festival / Alpine, Texas
OCT 14 – Lester Flatt Celebration / Sparta, Tenn.
OCT 20 – Outer Banks Music Festival / Outer Banks, N.C.
OCT 21 – Private Event / Roseland, Va.
NOV 18 – Christmas In The Smokies / Gatlinburg, Tenn.
About The Kody Norris Show:
The Kody Norris Show is continuing the path of bringing bluegrass music to both core fans of the genre and new audiences. They are a youthful voice in bluegrass music, and insiders have awarded them multiple IBMA & SPBGMA Nominations and wins in 2022 for Entertainer of the Year and Fiddler of the Year for Mary Rachel Nalley-Norris. The Kody Norris Show’s album “All Suited Up” (2021) charted at #7 on the Billboard charts.
Produced by Darin Aldridge, “Mountain Rosalie”, The Kody Norris Show’s previous single was released in October 2022 and connected existing audiences and engaged new fans through constant touring, media, and marketing. Their trademarked high-energy style delivers an unrivaled live show experience. Rife with rhinestones, loaded with laughs, and a heaping helping of high-powered traditional music, The Kody Norris Show is truly one of a kind.
For more information, visit thekodynorrisshow.com.