JUNO & Multi CCMA Award-Winning Band, The Washboard Union, Unveil New Single & Label Partnership With Universal Music Canada

You may know them as the JUNO & multi CCMA award-winning band behind gold-certified hits such as “Country Thunder” (co-written with Karen Kosowski), & “Dock Rock”. Now the trio, consisting of David Roberts and step-brothers Aaron Grain & Chris Duncombe, are releasing their first single since their 2020 album, “Everbound”. 

Titled “I Run On Country”, the upcoming love song is set to hit streaming platforms everywhere on March 24th. Duncombe shares in a press release,

“I Run On Country is a love song and tribute to the music that has fueled us every single day, and we hope our fans feel that same energy and excitement.” He then adds, “We’re so excited to share this new music, and this is just the beginning of what we have in store for our fans in 2023.” (Duncombe, PR team).

This single is also the brothers’ first release since they secured their new label distribution partnership with Universal Music Canada. In response, VP of Commercial Affairs & Label Partnerships, Adam Abbasakoor shares in a press release: “Universal Music Canada is proud to partner with celebrated country artists, The Washboard Union, to distribute their music to fans around the world” (Abbasakoor, PR team).

With the new partnership now in place, the band plans to release more music with fans over the course of this year. To stay in the know about all their upcoming projects, tour & show dates, visit: thewashboardunion.com.

Works Cited

Cory Osborne Photography. “Featured: Award-winning band, The Washboard Union. PC: Cory Osborne Photography.” Photo courtesy of PR Team. Accessed Feb 21 2023.


PR Team. “Award-Winning Band The Washboard Union Announce New Single Plus New Label Partnership With Universal Music Canada″. Feb 21 2023. Press Release.

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