Mike Reid And Phil Vassar Plan To Duel For Waves
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Award-winning singer/songwriters Mike Reid and Phil Vassar have been confirmed to perform at the inaugural Dueling Pianos for Waves event on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at BA Properties in Franklin, TN. Patrons will have the opportunity to browse an incredible collection of classic and exotic cars, while enjoying delicious food and drink. All proceeds from Read more…

Jeff Bates Does Conway Twitty Right With “Me And Conway”
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Jeff Bates has been compared to Conway Twitty for a long time, but he’s been a Conway Twitty fan for even longer. The two Mississippi natives’ deep, rich, similar styles are hard to deny which makes “Me And Conway,” Bates’ latest project, the perfect Conway tribute, with six Twitty classics and six new originals songs. Read more…

Mayor Karl Dean Announces Ascend Amphitheater Will Open On July 30
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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…

Bonnaroo Featured Artist: Sturgill Simpson
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Sure he’s country, but you can’t get any hotter than Sturgill Simpson right now. In just two years he has gone from playing club dates to being one of the hottest tickets in town, selling out theaters across the country and wowing audiences on Letterman and Conan. His band, Read more…

2015 ACM Award winners
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Entertainer of the Year: Luke Bryan

Male Vocalist of the Year: Jason Aldean

Single Record of the Year: “I Don’t Dance,” Lee Brice

Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert

New Artist of the Year: Cole Swindell

Album of the Year: Platinum, Miranda Lambert

Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town

Vocal Duo of the Year: Florida Read more…

George Strait Releases New Single “Let It Go”
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The quintessential country music troubadour George Strait releases his brand new single, “Let It Go,” to country radio this Monday, April 20. “Let It Go” is the first new music released by Strait since his No. 1-debuting 2013 album, Love Is Everything, and is the first new music since Strait returned to the studio following Read more…

Luke Bryan Reflects On His ACM Entertainer Of The Year Win
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Luke Bryan picked up the trophy for Entertainer of the Year at the 2013 ACM Awards, as well as for the 2014 CMA Awards. He’s once again nominated for this incredible title, and he says that first win changed his life.

“I can’t believe I’m even hosting the ACMs again, that they Read more…

The Opry And Scotty McCreery Continue "Cause For Applause"
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The Grand Ole Opry and Scotty McCreery continued the Opry’s “Cause For Applause” yesterday, the show’s mission to support nine important causes throughout 2015 as part of its 90th anniversary celebration. April’s cause, “Thank God For Kids,” is a partnership with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, where yesterday afternoon McCreery performed for Read more…

NRA Country Has Big Week In Nashville
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NRA Country and Country Music took center stage on the streets of downtown Nashville over the weekend as tens of thousands of fans were treated to over 25 hours of free concerts from more than 30 favorite country music acts.

Country legend Hank Williams, Jr., Colt Ford, and Sunny Sweeney lit up lower Broadway Friday (4/10) Read more…

Alan Jackson To Release First Album In Three Years
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Alan Jackson will release, Angels and Alcohol, his first studio album in three years of all new music on Friday, July 17. Jackson wrote seven of the ten tracks on the album including the self-penned track. Angels and Alcohol, his 15th studio album, comes 25 years after his debut landmark album Here In The Real Read more…