The Music City Christian Fellowship (MCCF) has announced that the 35th Annual Sunday Mornin’ Country® Celebration will be held in Nashville, Tennessee at the Grand Ole Opry® House on Sunday June 14, 2015, starting at 2:30 PM. Tickets for Sunday Mornin’ Country® are available through the Opry Box Office (1-800-733-6779) and Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B004E8AB8FD6DF3). Discount ticket rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Please call box office for group sales.
Archive | May, 2015
The Best Of “Sunday Mornin’ Country”® 35 Years In The Making Sunday June 14th – Grand Ole Opry® House
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today that Verizon IndyCar Series Champion and Indianapolis 500 Winner Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 10 Taylor Swift, Big Machine Records car at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. The car will promote Seven-time GRAMMY winner TAYLOR SWIFT and Big Machine Records recording artist Taylor Swift’s THE 1989 WORLD TOUR that kicked off in Japan in early May, and will come to a close in Australia this December.
I.R.S. Nashville will release Ashley Clark’s debut EP, Greyhound, on June 9.
Multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Hunter Hayes is partnering with the American Red Cross to help saves lives through blood donation. This summer, during the Wheels Up Tour with Lady Antebellum and Sam Hunt, Hayes will encourage at least 21,000 of his fans to pledge to donate blood or platelets through his personal Hunter Hayes SleevesUp virtual blood drive. Hayes wants 21,000 of his fans to join him in this selfless act of donating in honor of his new single, “21.”
LAURA BELL BUNDY is giving her stance on the recent debate surrounding comments from a radio consultant indicating that females should be taken off Country radio. In an interview with FOX411 Country, she shares, “That guy is not gonna get laid. That is my official word [laughs].”
The Doobie Brothers performed with Jerrod Niemann at The Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel Saturday, May 9th. The Sony Music Nashville label-mates recently collaborated on The Doobie Brothers latest album, Southbound, out November 4th. Patrick Simmons and Niemann traded vocals on the 1975 classic “South City Midnight Lady” with Niemann also lending vocals on “Black Water”.
More Notable Musicians, Athletes and Authors Added to 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards As Show Hits Nashville This Weekend
Steven Curtis Chapman, Brett Kern, Michael Tait, Ashley Smith, Thomas Davis, Brian Bosworth, Benjamin Watson, Alex Kendrick and Blanca have been unveiled as the final group of diverse presenters to appear at the 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards, hosted by FOX & Friends’ Elisabeth Hasselbeck and actor Kirk Cameron. This latest list comes in addition to the earlier star-studded line-up of performers and presenters ready to take the stage at the legendary Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. as part of the show this Sunday May 31, 2015. To see the show live, reserve your spot at KLOVE.com.
Fan generated votes fuel the wins at the 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards. For every 500,000 votes, Hands and Feet Project commits to building a family-style home, caring for up to eight orphaned or abandoned children in Haiti. Fox & Friends Anchor and 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards’ Co-Host Elisabeth Hasselbeck will kick-off the Run for Love 5K on Saturday, May 30, also benefitting the non-profit serving Haiti, as part of the activities for 2015 K-LOVE Ultimate Fan Experience Weekend. To vote, visit www.klovefanawards.com.
The Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville will serve as host for the 2015 K-LOVE Ultimate Fan Experience Weekend, this weekend, May 29-31. Live from the historic Grand Ole Opry House, the third annual K-LOVE Fan Awards will be hosted by FOX & Friends’ Elisabeth Hasselbeck and actor Kirk Cameron. For KING & COUNTRY and Newsboys led this year’s nominations, and nominees in the “Film/Television Impact,” “Book Impact” and “Sports Impact” categories were recently unveiled. The fan-generated awards show aims to honor artists, authors and athletes who impact popular culture in a positive and encouraging way for Jesus Christ. For a full list of events for the 2015 K-LOVE Fan Awards and Ultimate Fan Experience Weekend, presented by Pepsi, click here.
Celebrities Unite in Memory of NFL Coach Mike Heimerdinger During 4th Annual Drive 4 Dinger Celebrity Golf Tournament
The Heimerdinger Foundation is set to host the 4th Annual Drive 4 Dinger Celebrity Golf Tournament and Kick-Off Dinner on June 5th and 6th at the Gaylord Springs Golf Links in Nashville, TN. The two-day annual event is held in memory of former NFL/Tennessee Titans Offensive Coordinator Mike Heimerdinger and raises money for the foundation’s meals program. Reservations and tickets to both events are available to the public at www.HFMeals.com.
HGTV RETURNS TO CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH STAR-STUDDED LINEUP SET TO PLAY AT THE NETWORK’S POPULAR LODGE VENUE
HGTV’s celebrity lineup at the 2015 CMA Music Festival will be the hottest ticket in Nashville when the network returns with its newly expanded Lodge venue—fresh from its mega debut at Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz. From Thursday, June 11 – Sunday, June 14, the HGTV Lodge offers Festival-goers the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience, including live musical performances by popular Country Music stars Lady AntebellumDarius Rucker, and Zac Brown Band,and a $4,000 cash giveaway. In addition, DIY Network’s Alison VictoriaDavid Bromstad, and Great American Country’s Suzanne Alexander and Nan Kelley will co-host the live musical event throughout the week.
GRAND OLE OPRY AND iHEART RADIO READY THEIR ROSTERS TO STRIKE OUT CANCER at THE 25TH ANNUAL CITY OF HOPE CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME
The Grand Ole Opry and iHeart Radio are readying their rosters as they prepare to strike out cancer at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game. More than 25 music and sports stars will step up to the plate for this 25th anniversary event, taking place June 13 from the new First Tennessee Park during CMA Music Festival. Tickets are available now at http://bit.ly/csg15pr.
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