Kick up your boots and get ready to sing your heart out as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and WWE® Studios bring you a touching, tune-filled All-American tale of family in Pure Country: Pure Heart today, August 1. Featuring country music icon Willie Nelson, Tony Award nominee Laura Bell Bundy, WWE Legend Shawn Michaels in a feature-length film filled with both new and popular songs, Pure Country: Pure Heart is priced to own on DVD ($18.94 SRP), Blu-ray Combo Pack ($24.98 SRP) and Digital ($19.99 SRP). The DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack are available exclusively at Walmart.
Directed by Damon Santostefano (Another Cinderella Story, Three To Tango) from a script by New York Times best-selling author Holly Goldberg Sloan (Angels in the Outfield, Made in America), Pure Country: Pure Heart is the newest installment of the adored Pure Country franchise and also stars Kaitlyn Bausch (One Life To Live), Cozi Zuehlsdorff (Dolphin Tale, Dolphin Tale 2), Amanda Detmer (Final Destination), Dara Sisterhen (Dog with a Blog, Switched At Birth), Mathew Barnes (Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk), Myra Turley (Flags of Our Fathers), famed singer-songwriter Ivan Neville, and Ronny Cox (Deliverance, Total Recall, Robocop). Pure Country: Pure Heart is produced by Hunt Lowry (Pure Country 2: The Gift, A Time to Kill, A Walk to Remember) and executive produced by President of WWE Studios, Michael Luisi (Fighting with My Family, Oculus, The Call).
The DVD, Blu-ray and Digital release of Pure Country: Pure Heart will include the all-new original movie, as well as exciting enhanced content featuring a music video with Willie Nelson, interviews with the cast, behind-the-scenes featurettes and more.
Pure Country: Pure Heart is the moving, music-driven tale of teenage sisters Ada and Piper. Upon discovering a letter about their late father, a Marine who died in Iraq, they leave rural Tennessee and hit the road secretly in search of the truth about the man they never knew. As they uncover his past as a budding country music star, the sisters find their own voice, beginning their journey as singers/songwriters.
Pure Country: Pure Heart is rated ‘family-approved’ by The Dove Foundation. The Dove Family Approved Seal is awarded to movies, DVDs, made for TV movies and specials, books and other entertainment products that portray and encourage positive values.
Filmed on location in the heart of country music’s capitals New Orleans and Nashville, Pure Country: Pure Heart boasts 23 songs, curated by music supervisors Frankie Pine (Nashville, Mozart in the Jungle) and Mandi Collier (Nashville, Secrets and Lies), including 16 new songs making their debut in the film. Among the featured songs is Willie Nelson’s beloved “We Don’t Run,” Laura Bell Bundy’s all-new “Grass Ain’t Greener,” the Ronny Cox penned-and-performed “Silver City,” and a bevy of songs from award-winning country-music songwriters – including Trent Dabbs & Jabe Beyer, Jon Kenzie, Maren Morris and Dallas Davidson & Natalia Starzuynski. The songs are performed in the film by Bausch, Zuehlsdorff, Barnes, Bundy, Cox and Nelson. WaterTower Music will release the Pure Country: Pure Heart soundtrack on July 28th.
“Pure Country is a wonderful, heartwarming franchise with proven success,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President Family & Animation Marketing. Pure Country: Pure Heart pulls you in with its music and engaging story about love, loss, and dreams.”
This is the third film in the Pure Country series. Other titles include Pure Country and Pure Country 2: The Gift.
Pre-sale tickets will be available starting TODAY at 10 a.m. local time at www.jonpardi.com/tour, with tickets officially on sale this Friday. Additional tour dates to be announced in the coming weeks.
Jon Pardi announced the initial markets for CMT On Tour Presents Jon Pardi’s Lucky Tonight Tour. Kicking off in Birmingham, AL on October 12, the award-winning singer/songwriter will bring his critically-acclaimed classic country with a modern twist to venues across the United States for the multi-city run that includes Chicago, Fort Worth, Grand Rapids and more.
Pardi’s current hit single, “Heartache on the Dance Floor” is climbing Top 15 on the country radio airplay charts and it marks his fourth single to break the Top 15 on country radio. “Heartache on the Dance Floor” follows Pardi’s back-to-back No. 1 singles off his No. 1 album, California Sunrise. His first No.1 hit, the Platinum-selling “Head Over Boots” was followed by the three-week No. 1 smash “Dirt on My Boots.” CMT On Tour Presents “Jon Pardi’s Lucky Tonight Tour” is the third headlining tour for Pardi, who is quickly becoming a household name. In addition to the singer/songwriter’s ACM win earlier this year, he was also nominated for Breakthrough and Video of the Year categories at the 2017 CMT Music Awards. The California native has also toured with country music icons including Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw and Alan Jackson, and is currently on the road this summer with Dierks Bentley.
Accompanied by two rising country trios, Midland and Runaway June, “CMT On Tour” aims to shed light on new artists in the industry. “CMT On Tour” was created in 2002 and has played a role in launching up-and-comers towards superstar status. In the past, the phenomenon has featured numerous wildly successful artists, including Brett Eldredge, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, Sam Hunt, Jamey Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, Keith Urban, Jake Owen and Kip Moore.