Archive | October, 2015

Show Review: Lara Johnston At ACME Feed & Seed

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On Wednesday, October 28th, pop singer Lara Johnston performed a full band showcase at ACME Feed & Seed in Nashville.

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RISING COUNTRY CROONER DEAN ALEXANDER RELEASES CHILLING SINGLE “PRETTY LITTLE CEMETERY” IN TIME FOR THE HALLOWEEN HOLIDAY

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Dubbed by Country Weekly as “One to Watch,” rising country crooner, Dean Alexander, releases his haunting new single “Pretty Little Cemetery,” which is out of the casket just in time for the Halloween holiday. The single can be streamed on Spotify here, and can be purchased on iTunes here. Listen to the track on SoundCloud here.  

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CHARLIE DANIELS’ BIRTHDAY BASH GIVES BACK TO VETERANS

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Brenda Lee and Charlie Daniels Photo credit: Moments by Moser

It may have been country music legend Charlie Daniels’ birthday party, but all of the presents were addressed to military veterans and their families. A total of 290 guests gave an invaluable gift to those who have served our country through the purchase of a table at Charlie Daniels’ birthday bash on October 27 at The Palm restaurant in downtown Nashville, which raised funds for (501)(c) non-profit The Journey Home Project.

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JIM ED BROWN AND THE BROWNS, GRADY MARTIN, AND THE OAK RIDGE BOYS INDUCTED INTO THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME

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Pictured are (back row, l-r): 2015 inductees William Lee Golden, Joe Bonsall, Richard Sterban, and Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys; Ray Walker of the Jordanaires; Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Chairman Steve Turner; Vince Gill; E.W. “Bud” Wendell; Bobby Bare; Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum CEO Kyle Young; Garth Brooks; Randy Owen of Alabama; Kenny Rogers; Charlie McCoy; and CMA CEO Sarah Trahern; (front row, l-r): Ralph Emery; Harold Bradley; Connie Smith; Emmylou Harris; 2015 inductee Bonnie Brown; Joshua Martin, son of 2015 inductee Grady Martin; Brenda Lee; 2015 inductee Maxine Brown; Jo Walker-Meador; Roy Clark; and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Board Trustee Jody Williams.
Photo by Donn Jones

Two groundbreaking vocal groups with drastically different styles joined a fabled studio session musician as the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a star-studded, emotional Medallion Ceremony on October 25, 2015. Considered country music’s most prestigious event, the ceremony is the official induction of new Hall of Fame members.

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IN HARMONY: FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, LITTLE BIG TOWN, ZAC BROWN BAND, AND DIERKS BENTLEY WITH LINDSEY STIRLING JOIN THE STAR-STUDDED LINEUP FOR COUNTRY MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT™

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Harmony is central to the foundation of Country Music so it is no surprise that harmony will be a central feature of Country Music’s Biggest Night™ when “The 49th Annual CMA Awards” airs live Wednesday, Nov. 4 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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Travis Tritt Discusses Firsthand Paranormal Encounters On Lifetime Movie Network’s “The Haunting Of…” on Oct 29

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Travis Tritt and Kim Russo inside Tritt's Blue Ridge Mountain cabin

Travis Tritt is scheduled to appear on “The Haunting Of…” on Oct. 29 at 9 p.m. EST / 9 p.m. CST.  The one-hour episode, airing on Lifetime Movie Network (LMN), will feature the award-winning music star discussing strange occurrences he’s encountered at his lakeside cabin in The Blue Ridge Mountains. In the episode, world-renowned psychic-medium Kim Russo visits the house and uncovers the dark history of the secluded residence.

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SAM HUNT STREET PARTY IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE POSTPONED TO WED, OCT. 28

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Due to incoming weather conditions, the previously announced Sam Hunt Street Party presented by Bose® is postponed to 6 p.m. Wed, Oct. 28. The stage will be on 5th Ave. South between Demonbreun St. and Korean Veterans Blvd.

 

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SAM HUNT STREET PARTY PRESENTED BY BOSE® SET FOR DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE OCT. 27

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In celebration of an exceptional year since the release of his critically-acclaimed debut album Montevallo, MCA Nashville breakout star Sam Hunt will host a street party in downtown Nashville this Tuesday evening, Oct. 27 presented by Bose®. More information to follow.

 

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MUSICIANS ON CALL RAISES OVER $130K AT THE KICK OFF EVENT FOR THE ROCK THE ROOM TOUR IN NASHVILLE LAST NIGHT 

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Charles Esten, MOC President Pete Griffin, Reba, Shane Tarleton, Martina McBride, Kelsea Ballerini and Dave & Kelli Haywood

Photo credit: Rick Diamond

Musicians On Call (MOC) kicked off their four-city Rock The Room Tour last night with a truly special evening that raised over $130K for the organization, the largest amount raised by any event held in Nashville. MOC, a groundbreaking nonprofit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities across the country, created their first national expansion to Nashville in 2007 making it the obvious first choice to kick off the tour and the sold-out event at City Winery last night did not disappoint. 

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CHARLIE DANIELS NASHVILLE BIRTHDAY BASH TO BENEFIT THE JOURNEY HOME PROJECT TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 AT THE PALM RESTAURANT

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It’s a birthday party invitation like no other – and tickets are still available to salute country star Charlie Daniels for his 79th birthday on Tuesday, October 27 at The Palm Restaurant on 5th Ave S. in downtown Nashville.

 
CLICK HERE TO INQUIRE ABOUT PURCHASING TICKETS VIA EMAIL.
 
American heroes of the United States military, as well as country superstar Chris Young and rising artist Ryan Weaver, will join hands with the Nashville community to salute Daniels while benefiting The Journey Home Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Daniels co-founded to assist veterans and their families in meeting their financial, educational and healthcare needs as they make their integration back into civilian life.
 
Daniels, known for hits like “Devil Went Down To Georgia,” “Southern Boy,” and many others, will be in attendance at the premiere event to meet and greet with guests and provide a one-of-a-kind experience.
 
A silent auction will also take place for guests to bid on valuable signed merchandise and rare memorabilia, which has been donated to raise supplementary funds for The Journey Home Project.
 
Country star Chris Young, who has celebrated recent top country hits like “Tomorrow,” “Voices” and “I’m Comin’ Over,” is slated to perform as part of the evening’s top-notch entertainment line-up alongside country newcomer Ryan Weaver. Weaver served in the military as Chief Warrant Officer 3 as a Blackhawk Helicopter Aviator and also serves as a national spokesperson for The Journey Home Project.
 
Later in the evening, honorary speaker Lieutenant General (Retired) Keith M. Huber will speak on behalf of veterans and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). As revealed in a press release from Charlie Daniels and The Journey Home Project on Sept. 28, funds from The Journey Home Project will be donated to MTSU in order to assist in the completion of the school’s new Veterans and Military Families Center on campus.
 
Doors will open and the silent auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. CDT, followed by a signature surf-and-turf dinner fresh from The Palm’s kitchen. The official program and live auction will kick off at 8 p.m. CDT.
 
The event is produced by David Corlew & Associates. Sponsors include The Palm Restaurant, Wondergraphics, Military Systems Group, Horizon Wine & Spirits, Anglin-Reichmann Snellgrove & Armstrong P.C., Outback Concerts, Copperweld, Remington, Mid South Wire, Rea, APA and William Morris Endeavor. The premiere event will be hosted by celebrity emcee, Storme Warren, known for his roles at SiriusXM’s “The Highway” and Great American Country (GAC).
 
For more information or to purchase tickets to the special birthday event, Charlie Daniels Presents: The Journey Home Project, please contact Paige Dixon at 615-742-3193 or pdixon@thepalm.com.
 
For additional information on The Journey Home Project, please visit www.thejourneyhomeproject.org and follow on Twitter and Facebook.

About The Journey Home Project:
The Journey Home Project is a not-for profit organization that assists other not-for-profits in securing funds to help causes that benefit veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The Journey Home Project was founded in 2014 by country music legend Charlie Daniels and board members: David Corlew, Ed Hardy and Joe & Mercedez Longever. Conscious of the need to assist our nation’s veterans, they have set out to partner with organizations that do the most good, with the least overhead. Working in tandem with these organizations, The Journey Home Project is making a difference in the lives of American patriots. For more information, visit www.thejourneyhomeproject.org.

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