Lady Antebellum’s WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR took off at high velocity this weekend with “the biggest production the band has ever mounted” (Rolling Stone). “No one can accuse them [Lady Antebellum] of not going all out in terms of stage design and visual effects,” heralded the Lubbock Avalanche Journal who also noted the group’s “harmonies are as strong as ever.” Their 65-city WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR presented by Quicken Loans, descended on Lubbock, Houston and Dallas, TX for opening weekend and will navigate across the country this summer with special guests Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt.
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Cingle Records flagship artist Rainey Qualley looked stunning on her first Academy of Country Music Awards red carpet at AT&T Stadium in Dallas Sunday night. She wore a gorgeous cream-colored Esteban Cortazar gown, exquisite jewelry by Lana, Stuart Weitman shoes and carried a gold Judith Leiber Couture clutch.
Artists and Celebrities Come Together For Ty Herndon’s Concert For Love And Acceptance, Supporting At-Risk Youth
On June 12th, 2015, artists and celebrities from across the country will come together for the inaugural Concert for Love and Acceptance at City Winery (609 Lafayette St.) in Nashville, Tenn.
ADVISORY: The ACM® Lifting Lives Benefit Gala℠ Presented by Mattress Firm, on Friday, April 17 will now take place exclusively at the Omni Dallas Hotel, and will no longer take place at two separate locations. Donors who have purchased tickets to the Fort Worth Zoo gala will be accommodated at the Omni Dallas Hotel.
BBR Music Group is proud to announce the addition of superstar recording artist, actor and spokesman, Trace Adkins.
TIME LIFE AND RADIO SYNDICATOR MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE PRESENT COUNTRY MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE, FEATURING THE SWEEETEST COUNTRY BALLADS FROM COUNTRY’S GOLDEN AGE
Time Life, one of the world’s preeminent creators and direct marketers of music and video/DVD products, today announced that consumers will be able to bask in country’s “Golden Age” with COUNTRY MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE, presented by Time Life and radio program syndicator, Music of Your Life(OTCBB:MYLI). Offering the ultimate collection of 150 lush country ballads from the ‘50s through the ‘70s, the COUNTRY MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE 10-CD set is available direct from Time Life by calling 800-924-6086 or visitinghttps://timelife.com/products/country-music-of-your-life.
After a flurry of speculation in recent weeks, Big Machine Label Group officially signed iconic songwriter and prolific singer STEVEN TYLER to its superstar artist roster. The Aerosmith frontman previously confirmed the release of a solo album during a surprise appearance at the Grand Ole Opry. Tyler’s first project is expected to be released later this year on Dot Records.
COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR, JUSTIN MOORE, PAYS VISIT TO HERSHEY, PA. FIRE STATION AND SURPRISES FIREFIGHTERS WITH FREE CONCERT TICKETS
Reigning ACM New Artist Of The Year and multi No. 1 country radio hit-maker Justin Moore, (known for his hits “Small Town USA,” “Point At You,” “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” and more), paid a goodwill visit to Hershey Fire Station in Hershey, Pa. to honor firefighters for their daily sacrifice and selfless display of courage on behalf of their local community. He gifted each of them free tickets to his concert at The Giant Center on March 26, in partnership with Crown Royal, and also presented the fire station with a $5,000 check donation, on behalf of the whisky brand, to use towards necessary renovations.
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NRA Country and country music will be front-and-center on the streets of downtown Nashville next week, with free outdoor concerts set for Thursday, April 9 through Sunday, April 12. The entertainment will rock in two locations, starting up on Thursday with artists on the NRA Country Sound Stage (at 5th and Demonbreun). Headliners on that stage include singer/songwriter Josh Thompson (Thursday, 4/9) country starlet Cheryl LuQuire (Friday, 4/10), and American Idol alum Bucky Covington (Saturday, 4/11). “Redneck Crazy” singer Tyler Farr will be at the NRA Country booth on Sunday, 4/12 at 1:00PM. Fans can meet Tyler and pre-order his new album Suffer In Peace featuring the smash hit “A Guy Walks Into A Bar” which releases April 28. Fans can also enter to win a free trip to see Tyler Farr by joining the free NRA Country fan club. Visit the NRA Country booth or NRACountry.com for more information! The NRA Country Sound Stage is part of NRA Freedom Festival, presented by Beretta. Full list of NRA Country Sound Stage performers is below.
FOUR ALL-NEW CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES EPISODES WITH HUNTER HAYES, BOB DIPIERO FEATURING BRANDY CLARK, SARA EVANS AND MARTINA MCBRIDE, AND LITTLE BIG TOWN TO KICK-OFF NEW SEASON OF FRONT AND CENTER
The critically acclaimed music series Front and Center will kick-off its new season with four all-newCountry Music Association CMA Songwriters Series episodes with Hunter Hayes; Bob DiPiero featuring Brandy Clark; Sara Evans and Martina McBride; and Little Big Town. The episodes, which will begin airing April 4thon public television, collectively feature guest appearances from some of Nashville’s best-known songwriters including Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby, Hillary Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, Shane McAnally, Lori McKenna, Gretchen Peters, Liz Rose, Gordie Sampson, The Warren Brothers, and songwriting artist Charlie Worsham. Check local listings for airdates and times in each market and for a sneak peek at the new season click here.
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