Free Music Friday: Corb Lund

BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - Corb Lund joined us for Free Music Friday on First News at Four.

Lund is an alt-country singer-songwriter from Alberta, Canada. He grew up in a ranching and rodeo family in the foothills of Southern Alberta, then spent the early years of his career writing songs and playing bass for the indie rock band "the smalls."

Corb is donating the proceeds of his Texas tour to the Harvey relief effort. He's got 10 performances in the state this month and next. (It's part of a 15 show US tour that includes OK and MO).

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Lund's music reflects his Western heritage and rock and roll roots. His distinct blend of Americana-meets-roots-meets-alt-country has attracted accolades from critics in Canada and the U.S., who have called him "one of the best contemporary country songwriters" (Popmatters) and one of the "10 New Country Artists You Need to Know" (Rolling Stone Country).

Along with his band, the Hurtin' Albertans, Lund tours extensively throughout Canada, the U.S., Europe, and Australia. Currently signed to New West Records, Lund is an 8-time Canadian Country Music Awards Roots Artist of the Year, the 2017 BreakOut West Roots Solo Artist of the Year, and has many other awards and accolades, including a JUNO Award, under his belt.