Marshall Tucker And Friends Raise $100,000 For Christmas 4 Kids

Photo By Randi Radcliff

The ticket sales and donations have been totaled and officials have announced that Monday’s Christmas 4 Kids concert held at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium generated more than $100,000, solidifying this year’s show as one of the most successful in the organization’s 25+ year history.

“This year’s concert was one of the biggest in Read more…

Vince Gill Announces New Album

Vince Gill has announced the release of his new album, Down to My Last Bad Habit, February 12th. The Oklahoma native co-wrote all 12 songs on the collection, which features appearances by Little Big Town on “Take Me Down,” and Cam on “I’ll Be Waiting for You.”

The last solo release by Vince was 2011’s Guitar Read more…

31st Annual Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival Ready To Go!

The Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival will return to the Gulf Coast from Nov. 5-15, bringing along with it a memorable lineup of Grammy-winning performers and up-and-coming hit-makers.

The festival offers a rare opportunity for fans to hear some of the world’s greatest hits performed by the songwriters who actually penned them. The music runs the Read more…

Tootsie’s 55th Anniversary Party Wednesday, Oct. 21

Music City’s legendary honky-tonk Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, 95.5 NASH ICON and NASH FM 103.3 will celebrate Tootsie’s 55th Anniversary NASH Bash in Downtown Nashville on Wednesday, Oct. 21 with a FREE Broadway street party (between 4th and 5th Avenue). As part of the celebration, Tootsie’s, in partnership with Dollar General, is hosting a sanctioned Nathan’s Read more…

Successful AmericanaFest Continues To Grow
Ray Wylie Hubbard rocks Americanafest. Photo by Brad Lykken

Ray Wylie Hubbard rocks Americanafest. Photo by Brad Lykken

With events ranging from intimate showcases to insightful panels to a sold-out, nationally broadcast awards show, the Americana Music Association’s annual Festival, Conference and Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan, drew thousands to Nashville to explore the past, present and future of roots music.

Highlights included: Read more…

One Week Until Bonnaroo! Additional Food Options.

Bonnaroo is only a week away and the food options are better than ever this year. Spicy pie is one’s favorites at the farm but check these welcome additions:

1. The 5-course menu found within the BonnaRoots community dinners;
things taste better when they’re for a good cause. Every bite from
this Read more…

Ry Cooder, Sharon White And Ricky Skaggs Announce National Tour

Ry Cooder, Sharon White and country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs are combining forces for a national road show.

Today, the three music vets announced the “Cooder-White-Skaggs” tour, their maiden voyage as a musical trio. The tour kicks off in Salt Lake City this June and will continue with scheduled performances in Read more…

Help Nepal And Hear Some Great Music At Bluegrass Underground

Attention all music lovers above and Underground!!! Join us this weekend to help support relief efforts in Nepal. With the recent earthquake, Bluegrass Underground is reaching out to help those families who were devastated by the natural disaster. Here is your chance to support the recovery & win some great BGU swag!! We will Read more…

Bonnaroo Featured Artist: Trampled By Turtles
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The altitude wasn’t the only thing that was high when we saw Trampled By Turtles in Vail a couple weekends ago, the large crowd was obviously enjoying the bluegrass/newgrass band from Minnesota. Now a fixture on the festival circuit, the’ve hit Coachella, Stagecoach, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Bumbershoot, and Pickathon to name a few. They just Read more…

Mayor Karl Dean Announces Ascend Amphitheater Will Open On July 30

Mayor Karl Dean and Live Nation announced today that the newly named Ascend Amphitheater will open on July 30 with a concert headlined by seven-time GRAMMY nominee Eric Church. The 10-acre Riverfront Park that surrounds the amphitheater will open the same day. During a four-day grand opening weekend, Mayor Dean and Live Nation will host Read more…

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