WATERLOO REVIVAL RISES

Austin-based Waterloo Revival makes its Billboard chart debut with the banjo-heavy "Hit the Road" (Big Machine), which bows on Country Airplay at No. 60. Fronted by George Birge, the quartet, which also includes Cody Cooper, Matt Wiley and Ken Tondre, used Kickstarter to fund an EP two years ago and showcased it for Big Machine executives, who signed them almost a year later.

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