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Jason Aldean’s “Night Train Tour” Rolls Into A Sold Out 1st Weekend

New Cutting Edge Production and More No. One Hits Amp Up The 25-City Run

Jason Aldean, Night Train TourACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Jason Aldean is gearing up for his biggest tour to date, and one of the most anticipated of this year, as 19 buses and trucks and over 100 band and crewmembers roll into Bossier City, LA tonight for the first show of the 2013 Night Train Tour‘s sold out run. Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett are set to open the tour that has already sold over 350,000 tickets for the first dates.

“We’ve been down in Tupelo, MS the last week or so getting ready,” said Aldean. “It’s like Christmas with all the new toys we’ve got on stage…I don’t even understand how my crew makes all this happen night after night, but it’s awesome. I’m pumped about the new songs we’ve added to the set, and everything just feels fresh and exciting. I wasn’t sure how we would top the My Kinda Party tour, but I feel pretty certain we’ve done it.”

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Jake Owen Strikes Gold During Tour Rehearsals

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Pictured (L-R): Sony Music Nashville’s Director, Digital Sales Alaina Vehec and VP, Sales Caryl Healey, Jake Owen, Sony Music Nashville Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary Overton, Manager Brandon Gill and Booking Agent Michael Betterton
Photo Credit: Alan Poizner for RCA Nashville

While in Nashville gearing up to join Jason Aldean’s 2013 “Night Train” tour, RCA Nashville’s Platinum selling country singer Jake Owen celebrated the­ GOLD certification in the U.S. for his single “The One That Got Away.” The RIAA has acknowledged the No. 1 smash single for selling over 500,000 copies, marking his first GOLD record that he co-penned. Label executives and management surprised Jake with the shiny news and a special plaque to commemorate the occasion in the midst of his tour rehearsal yesterday (2/19) at Soundcheck.

“If the excitement wasn’t already building just preparing to hit the road with friend (and headliner) Jason Aldean, it sure is now! I can’t thank Country radio and the fans enough for supporting my music. My band and I have been in rehearsals day in and day out getting our new show ready and I can’t wait to share it,” shares Jake.

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Jake Owen To Participate In The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Celebrity Challenge

The “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” Singer To Join Josh Duhamel, Bill Murray, Darius Rucker, Charles Kelley And More On The Green For Charity

Jake OwenPlatinum-selling country singer Jake Owen is brushing up on his golf chops as he heads to the west coast to participate in the AT&T Pebble Beach National PRO-AM Celebrity Challenge from February 4 through February 10, 2013 in Monterey, California. The American Country Awards 2012 Breakthrough Artist of the Year will join Josh Duhamel, Chris Berman, Bill Murray, Kenny G, Charles Kelley, Huey Lewis, Ray Romano, Darius Rucker, Andy Garcia, Aaron Rodgers, Kelly Slater and more on the green as they tee up for a good cause.

Country Music Blog Rodeo: 2013 Artists to Watch

“I’m pretty excited to participate in the tournament,” shares Jake. “I must admit … I’m a very competitive person and with the chance of winning for charity, I’m ready to give it my all.”

After selling out every date on his first headlining tour, CMT On Tour, Jake will hit the road again in February with Jason Aldean’s 2013 Night Train tour. Also coming in February will be the release of Jake’s new single “Anywhere With You” to country radio. The song is the fourth single produced by Joey Moi and Rodney Clawson from the Barefoot Blue Jean Night project.

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Country Music Blog Rodeo: 2013 Artists to Watch

Names You Know Will Transform Into Superstars, and Names You May Not Know… You Will in 2013

Blog Rodeo2012 was full of excitement in country music, especially for new and emerging artists. We watched artists such as Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Eric Church emerge as the next wave of superstars. We also saw new artists such as Hunter Hayes, Brantley Gilbert, and Jana Kramer become household names.

So who will it be in 2013? We’ve got some ideas, some very obvious, and some that you really need to pay attention to.

Here we go… the artists to watch in 2013:

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The American Country Awards

American Country AwardsLast night was the third annual American Country Awards (ACAs), broadcast live on FOX from the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The two-hour special featured performances by co-hosts Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth, Jake Owen, Kip Moore, Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Little Big Town and a surprise performance by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

With nine awards, including Artist of the Year, Luke Bryan received the most awards, followed by Miranda Lambert, who received three awards. Following her two wins this year, Carrie Underwood has earned 11 ACA awards, the most ACA honors of any artist. Lady Antebellum’s wins in Artist of the Year: Group and Single of the Year: Group, plus their five previous awards, make them the group with the most ACA honors ever.

Fans logged on to www.theacas.com to cast votes in support of their favorite country music artists not only in traditional categories, but also in a previously unrecognized area – touring – encompassing the entire spectrum of country music. Continue Reading →

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Rascal Flatts, Kip Moore And Jake Owen to Perform at “American Country Awards” Live Monday, December 10, On Fox

Miranda Lambert, Natasha Bedingfield, Ron White and Eight-Time World Champion Cowboy Trevor Brazile Among Stars Scheduled to Appear

ACAsRascal Flatts, Kip Moore and Jake Owen are set to perform at the AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS (ACA) airing live from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Monday, Dec. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Owen, Moore and Rascal Flatts will join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Little Big Town. Continue Reading →

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Jake Owen Caps Off Award Show Week With Sold-Out Shows In Texas

Red-Hot Single “The One That Got Away” Is Top 5-And-Climbing

Jake OwenRCA Nashville’s Jake Owen is on fire with his platinum-selling smash “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” sharing honors as ASCAP Country Music Song of the Year, appearing as a presenter on the 46th Annual CMA Awards and capping off the whirlwind week off with two sold-out shows in Texas – Cowboy’s in San Antonio (11/2) and the famed Billy Bob’s in Fort Worth (11/3).

The four-time American Country Awards nominee continues to break the “CMT on Tour” record for the most consecutive sold-out shows in the tour’s history, and is nearing advance sell-outs for upcoming shows in Myrtle Beach, SC (11/8), Atlanta, GA (11/9), and Savannah, GA (11/10). With these touring milestones, it’s no surprise that Jake was selected for a coveted slot on Jason Aldean’s 2013 Night Train Tour.

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