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Bucky Covington Honored at 51st Annual IAFF Convention


Bucky Covington was recently honored at the 51st Annual International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Convention in Philadelphia, PA with a personalized fire fighter helmet. The gift came as a surprise to Covington as a thank you for his passionate work with the organization’s Charitable Foundation. Over the last year, Bucky has worked with Help The Good Guys and the IAFF Charitable Foundation to provide financial relief to injured fire fighters, hosting benefit events, visiting burn centers and burn camps and making donations from his music and merchandise sales.

On August 11th, he will appear at the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, TN during the Legends Car Race. There, he will drive a custom-made Legends Racecar to benefit Help The Good Guys and the Nashville Local 140 Fire Fighter’s Relief Fund. Following the race, he’ll perform a concert  all to benefit our country’s brave fire fighters.

Additionally, Bucky will be releasing his sophomore album, aptly entitled Good Guys, on September 11th. A portion of the proceeds from his first week sales will benefit the IAFF Charitable Foundation.

Maxim to Premiere Bucky Covington’s New Video

Bucky and Shooter credit: Melissa G Photography

Bucky Covington and Shooter Jennings have teamed up with to premiere their wild new music video for “Drinking Side of Country.” The neo-outlaw action filled adventure features guest appearances by Kellie Pickler, X Games medalist Kenny Bartram, and TNA Impact Knockout Wrestler Mickie James. The music video is available NOW for fans to watch on, so click here to watch “Drinking Side of Country” right here on Maxim’s site. The video will be featured on other online outlets and televisions stations in the next few days.

The video was filmed in Greensburg, Kentucky earlier this year during a record-setting heatwave in the region. The song was a co-write by Bucky with his twin brother Rocky, and Ducky Medlock, and will be featured on Bucky’s upcoming album “Good Guys,” due out September 11th.

PHOTO: Bucky Covington Shoots New Music Video

Bucky Covington.

Bucky Covington recently filmed his brand new music video for “Drinking Side of Country” with Shooter Jennings. The video, which will premiere within the next few weeks, features tons of neo-outlaw country action as the pair are up to no good, run into trouble with the law, and end up in a high-speed chase in the middle of Greensberg, Kentucky. The crazy video also features cameos by country star Kellie Pickler, 5-time WWE Champion and current TNA Impact Knockout wrestler Mickie James, and freestyle motocrosser Cowboy Kenny Bartram.

“Drinking Side Of Country” was co-written by Bucky and his twin brother Rocky with Ducky Medlock. The single was produced by Bucky, and will be on his brand new album “Good Guys” due out September 11th. Bucky’s album will also feature his hit single “I Wanna Be That Feeling,” so make sure to pick up your copy when it comes out!

Check out the picture from the set of the shoot with Bucky and Shooter. Click the image to see it full-size.

PHOTO: Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott Surprise Fans at Bucky Covington Show


Last Friday, Bucky Covington fans got a nice little surprise at his show at WILD BILL’S in Duluth, Georgia when Lady Antebellum‘s Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley came on stage. Charles and Hillary dropped in after their “Own The Night” tour stop at the Gwinnett Center to join Bucky in covering John Mellencamp’s “Hurts So Good” at the end of his set.

If you happened to be there, be sure to tell us about it in the comments below or on our Twitter or Facebook pages! We’d love to hear your stories!

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Bucky Covington Shares Details for Sold-Out Fan Club Party & Free Public Concert


Bucky Covington will be partying with his most-devoted fans on Wednesday, June 6, at Whiskey Bent Saloon in Nashville. Tickets to this event were a hot commodity and the party was sold-out within hours. Due to the overwhelming response, Bucky has opted to extend the party with a free, full-band show later that same night.

The sold-out fan club party will begin at 8:30pm for ticket holders and will include autographs, a fan Q&A, an acoustic performance and the opportunity to mingle with Covington. Following this intimate event, the downstairs area of Whiskey Bent will open to the public for a free, full-band performance that will start around 10:30pm.

 Fans that aren’t in Nashville can get their Bucky Covington fix by listening to his new single, “I Wanna Be That Feeling,” off his forthcoming album “I’m Alright.” For more info on Bucky, check out:

PHOTO: Bucky Covington’s Bus In Accident

Bucky Covington.

It was a scary moment this afternoon for country music singer Bucky Covington. His tour bus was involved in an accident today on I-65 in Birmingham, Alabama. Bucky was on the way to his shows this weekend when the crash occurred. Bucky was not on-board the bus at the time of the incident as he was already dropped off earlier in the day for an appointment elsewhere.

At print, there is no injuries as a result of the accident, but check out the scary picture below sent to us from Bucky’s team. Tonight’s show, and Bucky’s concerts this weekend, will go on as scheduled.

Bucky is now out looking for a new tour bus.

Bucky Covington Video Premier Today

Bucky Covington. photo credit: Kristin Barlowe.

Country music artist Bucky Covington is celebrating the release of his music video for “I Wanna Be That Feeling” today. The video was directed by Kristin Barlowe and filmed in the abandoned Tennessee State Prison. Fans can catch the premiere of the video tonight at 4:30 pm EST on GAC-TV. The video will be available on other outlets, including online outlets, in the next few weeks.

“I Wanna Be That Feeling” is a co-write by Ben Hayslip and Jimmy Yeary. The highly anticipated single is Bucky’s first in over two years. While it doesn’t officially impact radio until May 7th, the single is available for fans to purchase right now on iTunes. It’s the lead single from Bucky’s upcoming sophomore album, due out later this year on Entertainment One.

Bucky Covington Releases New Single

Bucky Covington.

After signing a record deal with Entertainment One Music Group late last year, Bucky Covington is finally releasing a brand new single to country radio this week. “I Wanna Be That Feeling” is the lead-off single from Bucky’s upcoming record later this year and is out at country music radio right now. His album is expected to be released mid-2012. While the single was sent out to country radio this week, the official add date isn’t until May 7th. “I Wanna Be That Feeling” is an uptempo love song that was co-written by Ben Hayslip and Jimmy Yeary.

Bucky is getting ready for a busy touring season. He recently performed at two dates to help benefit injured firefighters and police officers for one of his favorite charities, Help The Good Guys. The next tour date in support of the charity is April 22nd in Little Rock, AR. The charity supports injured police officers and firefighters who are unable to work due to life altering injuries who may not return to work. The organization was founded by retired Metro Nashville Police Officer Mickey Milam.

Bucky Covington Helping “Help The Good Guys”

Bucky Covington.

Bucky Covington has joined forces with charitable organization Help The Good Guys to honor and support our country’s injured fire fighters, police officers and their families.  The former American Idol finalist is partnering with the organization, which works to raise awareness and funds for the more than 130,000 fire fighters and law enforcement officers who experience a financial crisis due to work-related injuries each year.

“’Help The Good Guys’ perform an amazing service for our police officers and fire fighters across the country and I’m honored to join them in their efforts,” shares Bucky. “It’s rewarding for me to recognize these hard-working men and women and help bring some financial relief to these families in their time of need.”

In addition to raising awareness for the cause, Bucky recently lent his talents to fundraising events in Birmingham, AL (see below pic) and Detroit, MI to support injured heroes in their local community. Coming up on April 21, Bucky will host a motorcycle ride and concert in Chattanooga, TN to benefit injured fire fighters and police officers in the city.

Bucky signed a record deal with Entertainment One Music Group/Nashville in 2011 and will be releasing a new album this year, his first new music in five years.

Bucky Covington signs record deal

Bucky Covington.

American Idol Season 5 finalist, Bucky Covington has signed a record deal with Entertainment One Nashville. Bucky was previously signed to Disney’s Lyric Street Records which closed in 2010. With the closure, he continued working on music and going out there and playing for the fans.