NASHVILLE, TN (December 19, 2016)Â In their second showing on the country music charts this year, platinum-selling band,Â Sister Hazel, makes another strong debut with the stunning 14-track live performance DVD, “Unplugged From Darylâ€™s House Club,” which features their classic hits and new offerings for a one-of-a-kind intimate live experience.Â The album debuted Â at #75 onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Top Country Albums chart.
In February, Sister Hazel debuted â€œLighter In The Darkâ€ at #4 onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Top Country Albums chart, #6 onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Independent Albums chart, #30 onÂ Billboard’sÂ Top Current Albums chart and #79 on theÂ BillboardÂ 200 album chart. First week sales of the new CD were 8,352 units.
Commenting on this year’s success of twoÂ BillboardÂ charting albums, Ken Block, Sister Hazelâ€™s lead singer said, “Itâ€™s crazy exciting to us that we’ve had TWO new CDâ€™s on theÂ BillboardÂ charts is less than a year!Â Huge thanks to all the Hazelnuts – And especially to all the new fans out there who are just now discovering Sister Hazel’s music, live shows, and our signature events. Weâ€™re having a Blast!”
ABOUT SISTER HAZEL:
Originating from Gainesville, FL, Sister Hazel is comprised of five gifted, seasoned musicians whose well-spring of natural talent has been called “one of the Top 100 Most Influential Independent Performers of the last 15 years” byÂ Performing Songwriter Magazine. Song “All for You” topped the adult alternative charts during the summer of 1997 and the success propelled their album to platinum status. Sister Hazel has been equally attentive to connecting with their audience through social media. In their first showing on the country music charts they made a strong debut with â€œLighter In The Darkâ€ at #4 onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Top Country Albums chart, #6 onÂ Billboardâ€™sÂ Independent Albums chart, #30 onÂ Billboard’sÂ Top Current Albums chart and #79 on theÂ BillboardÂ 200 album chart. Living up to their fan-centered reputation, the band hosts annual events like â€œHazelnut Hang,â€ that focuses on fan involvement and are co-founders of the â€œRockboat,â€ a cruise featuring nonstop opportunities for fan/artist interaction. In addition to the events and touring, the band also gives back with â€œLyrics For Life.â€ Founded by singer Ken Block, the charity unites musicians and celebrities for concerts and auctions to benefit cancer research and patient-care charities.