Archive | August, 2014

Martina McBride Announces Fall Leg Of Soulful ‘Everlasting’ Tour

Martina McBrideMartina McBride’s ‘Everlasting’ Tour has already seen the “petite powerhouse” (Rolling Stone Country) play sold-out shows across the country this year and will continue through the fall with 40 additional dates — seven of which have already sold-out. Continue Reading →

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Darius Rucker Releases New Single “Homegrown Honey” From Upcoming Fourth Country Album

Photo Credit: Jim Wright

Photo Credit: Jim Wright

Capitol Records Nashville’s Darius Rucker released his new single, “Homegrown Honey,” to Country radio today.  “Homegrown Honey” was written by Darius, label mate Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum and Nathan Chapman.  This is the first single from Darius’ fourth solo country album to be released in early 2015.  “Homegrown Honey” is currently available for purchase at all digital retailers. Continue Reading →

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Colt Ford & Friends Celeb Golf Classic And All-Star Jam Set For Sept. 15, 2014

Colt Ford & Friends Celebrity Golf ClassicFor the third consecutive year, Average Joes Entertainment’s, Colt Ford, will host his annual “Colt Ford & Friends Celebrity Golf Classic” September 15, 2014 at Chåteau Elan Winery & Resort in Atlanta, Georgia. An All-Star Jam, open to the public, will follow that evening at Wild Bill’s in Atlanta at 8pm. Both events will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and the newly established “Colt Ford Foundation.” Tickets to the All-Star Jam are available here.

 

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Chris Janson Tapped To Open Merle Haggard Sold-Out Shows At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

Chris JansonCountry music entertainer Chris Janson will join the legendary Merle Haggard next week, for two sold-out shows at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Recently named by Rolling Stone Country as one of the “Top 10 Artist You Need To Know,” Janson will light up the stage as the opening act for Haggard during both shows on Monday (8/25) and Tuesday (8/26).

“It’s an incredible honor to play on this show and I’m humbled. It’s hard to even find words to describe…this is a career milestone for me and I’m beyond grateful,” shares Janson. “It’s just a few shorts steps from the back door of Tootsie’s where I had my first gig and a lot of hard work later to make it to the Ryman with Merle. A dream come true!”
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Oak Ridge Boys’ “Elvira” Set For Primetime Encore On CBS’ Hit Mike & Molly Sitcom

The Oak Ridge BoysThe Oak Ridge Boys’ iconic hit, “Elvira” is taking to the airwaves on CBS’ award-winning Mike & Molly show. It’s scheduled for Monday, August 25th at 9:00 pm (Eastern). The plot for the “Mike’s Manifold Destiny” episode has an unforgettable “Elvira” twist where Mike learns a lesson after his car breaks down and he’s forced to decide whether or not to accept a loan from Carl to fix it. Continue Reading →

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Dean Alexander Cracks Billboard Top 50 With Brand New Single “Live A Little”

Dean AlexanderElektra Records country singer-songwriter Dean Alexander’s new single “Live A Little,” which was recently named one of “Tomorrow’s Hits” by Billboard, cracked the Top 50 at Billboard this week and is also available on iTunes now. Warner Music Nashville’s newly created 3rd promotion team celebrated an impressive debut with the track becoming the second most added record upon release with over 50 radio stations currently spinning the track across the country. The first single from his forthcoming album, “Live A Little” is a hook-filled celebration of life and an up-tempo call to seize the day–something Alexander’s life has more than qualified him to share about. In his introductory video, No Other Road, fans can explore a little more about Alexander’s life and story behind his music which truly is the reason he is here today. Engaging his fans on Facebook and Twitter, he encourages everyone to share their own #livealittle stories with him on social media.

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ACM Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Release of THIS IS COUNTRY: A BACKSTAGE PASS TO THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS


RETROSPECTIVE BOOK FEATURES FOREWORD BY REBA,

PLUS CONTRIBUTIONS FROM COUNTRY MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS

The Academy of Country Music is announcing that the first-ever ACM commemorative book, This Is Country: A Backstage Pass to the Academy of Country Music Awards will be available to music fans everywhere on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at booksellers nationwide, and is available NOW for pre-order at Amazon.  Written by the Academy’s own Lisa Lee, with a foreword by Reba, the gorgeous 224 page book invites fans to peek behind the scenes of the ACM Awards.  All of the Academy’s proceeds from sales of the book will go to ACM Lifting Lives.

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Get Your Tickets Now For The 8th Annual ACM Honors On Sept. 9th

ACM HonorsWHAT:  The 8th Annual ACM HONORS, as previously announced, is an evening of musical tribute performances and award presentations celebrating the non-televised special honorees and winners from the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year.  Tickets priced at $40.00 are available at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office. Continue Reading →

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Love And Theft’s NIGHT THAT YOU’LL NEVER FORGET Tour Kicks Off October 16

Love-and-Theft-Night-That-Youll-Never-ForgetRCA Nashville duo Love And Theft (Eric Gunderson and Stephen Barker Liles) will be hitting the road this Fall for the Night That You’ll Never Forget Tour beginning October 16 in Portland, Maine.  Special guests are Joel Crouse, with DJ Rod Youree and DJ DU appearing on select dates of the 20+ city, cross country tour. Continue Reading →

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Joel Crouse Celebrates Album Release With Live Performance At The Grand Ole Opry

©2014 Grand Ole Opry Photo By: Chris Hollo

©2014 Grand Ole Opry
Photo By: Chris Hollo

Joel Crouse celebrated the release of his new album EVEN THE RIVER RUNS with a live performance at the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday night (8/19). The project, which highlights Crouse’s talent for songwriting, made its debut in the Top 10 on iTunes Top Albums Chart. Continue Reading →

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