The official music video for Brandi Carlile’s song “The Mother” is premiering today. Watch HERE. Released in celebration of Mother’s Day this weekend, the video was created by an entirely female crew and depicts motherhood from a diverse range of cultures, religions, races and lifestyles.

Continuing her landmark year, Carlile is also nominated for two awards at the 2019 CMT Music AwardsFemale Video of the Year (“The Joke”) and CMT Performance of the Year (“(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” with Maren Morris from 2018 CMT Artists of the Year). The awards ceremony will broadcast live on CMT from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 5 at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT.

Additionally, Carlile’s Girls Just Wanna Weekend—a destination concert vacation produced by Cloud 9 Adventures in partnership with The Bowery Presents—will take place at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico from January 29Febraury 2, 2020 and once again features an all female-fronted lineup. In addition to multiple sets from Carlile, the festival will include performances by Sheryl Crow, Lake Street Dive, Patty Griffin, Lucius, Wanda Sykes (comedy set), KT Tunstall, Jade Bird, Amanda Shires and Yola as well as special guests Ruby Amanfu, Natalie Hemby and Katie Herzig.  Following the wildly successful inaugural event last year, a limited ticket pre-sale opened to returning guests several weeks ago. The remaining rooms will go on-sale this Friday, May 10 at 12:00pm ET. Complete details regarding the festival and packages are available via


May 24 & 25—Shelburne, VT— Ben & Jerry’s Concerts on the Green at Shelburne Museum (SOLD OUT)

May 26—Boston, MA—Boston Calling

June 1—Quincy, WA—The Gorge Amphitheater

June 14—Columbia, MD—Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 16—Manchester, TN—Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

June 23—Telluride, CO—Telluride Bluegrass Festival

June 27—Lansing, MI—Common Ground Music Festival

June 29—Chicago, IL—Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island*

July 17—Costa Mesa, CA—The Pacific Amphitheatre

July 25—Floyd, VA—FloydFest

August 2—Bonner Springs, KS—Providence Medical Center Amphitheater‡

August 3—Peoria, IL—Peoria Civic Center

August 4—St. Charles, IA—Hinterland Music Festival

August 10—Lexington, KY—Railbird Festival

August 11—St. Louis, MO—The Fabulous Fox

August 19—Alpharetta, GA—Ameris Bank Amphitheatre†

August 20—Birmingham, AL—Oak Mountain Amphitheatre†

August 23—Troutdale, OR—Edgefield Concerts Amphitheater (SOLD OUT)

August 24—Troutdale, OR—Edgefield Concerts Amphitheater (SOLD OUT)

August 25—Troutdale, OR—Edgefield Concerts Amphitheater

August 29—Bayfield, WI—Big Top Chautauqua

August 30—Bayfield, WI—Big Top Chautauqua

August 31—St. Paul, MN—Minnesota State Fair

September 6—Philadelphia, PA—The Mann#

September 7-8—Chattanooga, TN—Moon River Music Festival

September 14—New York, NY—Madison Square Garden

September 21—Berkeley, CA—The Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley (SOLD OUT)

September 22—Berkeley, CA—The Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley

September 27—Denver, CO—The Mission Ballroom

September 28—Denver, CO—The Mission Ballroom

September 29—Denver, CO—The Mission Ballroom

October 14—Los Angeles, CA—Walt Disney Concert Hall

November 2—Groningen, Netherlands—Take Root Festival

January 29-February 2, 2020—Riviera Maya, Mexico—Girls Just Wanna Weekend

*with special guest Lucius

‡co-headline with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

†Heart: Love Alive Tour

#with special guest Mavis Staples

BOLD on-sale this Friday, May 10 at 12:00pm ET

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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