News /// 5.15.12: Tallest Man on Earth to Play Mercy (plus a new track) and more

The Tallest Man on Earth, a.k.a Kristian Matsson, the slender Swede with a killer voice and knack for heartbreaking, raw folksongs is coming to Nashville on 7.23, playing Mercy Lounge (we’ll let you know when ticket details are available). He’s also released a new track, “1904,” which can be heard here, and his new record, There’s No Leaving Now, can be pre-ordered here. It’s out June 12. Cannot wait. UPDATE: tickets will go on sale 5.18 at 10 a.m.

Alberta Cross is playing the High Watt on 7.16, in support of their sophomore album, Songs of Patience, out on ATO Records on 7.17.

-Also coming to Nashville: The Gaslight Anthem on 7.18 at Mercy,

– Not heading to Jack White tonight? You can enter to win a Hatch print anyway here. And head to Memoryhouse, at The End. Speaking of Mr. White, his Third Man Record crew have released something called a Triple Decker Poster. You can also hit up the Tailgate Party over on 7th at TMR HQ.

– The first performers have been announced for the CMT Awards.

The Kingston Springs have a new video for the track “lover.” Follow the jump to watch:

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