On the heels of releasing her well-received new album, Bigger Picture (Sing It Loud/The Orchard), Rita Wilson has been confirmed to perform at 2019’s Stagecoach, on a star-studded bill alongside Sam Hunt, Luke Combs, Cam, Lynyrd Skynyrd and many more. Tickets go on sale this Friday; visit http://www.stagecoachfestival.com/ for more information. Rita comments, “I’m beyond excited to join the Stagecoach line-up, and humbled to share the stage with such an incredible array of amazing and talented artists. I have always loved country music because of the stories being told. I can’t wait to hear more of these stories at Stagecoach.” Wilson also continues her fall tour with a five-night engagement at New York City’s iconic Café Carlyle this week (10/16-10/20), and her forthcoming debut at Nashville’s famed Grand Ol’ Opry on October 23.
Wilson celebrated the release of Bigger Picture with an unprecedented blitz of multiple appearances on NBC’s Today, including a performance, interviews and co-hosting with Kathie Lee & Hoda. Watch her performance of the title track “Bigger Picture” from NBC’s Today here. Following its release, Bigger Picture firmly held the #1 position on Amazon’s Singer/Songwriter Chart, while also landing on Spotify’s coveted “New Music Friday” playlist.
Forbes recently profiled Wilson, raving about her “voice as smooth as silk,” and discussed her creative process; read the full piece here. “The accomplished singer/songwriter,” (Parade) is winning over fans with her authentic and intimate storytelling and spare, acoustic-based arrangements. The likes of Sia, Patti Scialfa and Kris Jenner among others have all taken to social media to congratulate Wilson and praise her new album.
The new music video for “Bigger Picture” was directed by award-winning photographer and filmmaker Steven Sebring, and made its exclusive world premiere with Billboard who declared, “The Bigger Picture album meanwhile finds Wilson growing even more comfortable as a songwriter.” Wilson also recently performed a live session for Billboard.
Digging deep, exploring, and reflecting, Bigger Picture reunites Wilson with producer Fred Mollin (Johnny Mathis, Jimmy Webb, and Kris Kristofferson). Her co-writers are some of the most accomplished songwriters in Nashville, including the Warren Brothers (Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith), Kristian Bush of Sugarland and Darrell Brown (LeAnn Rimes, Keith Urban),as well as pop masters such as Lindy Robbins (Demi Lovato, Jason Derulo) and Alex Reid (Andra Day).