Billy Currington Scores 10th No. 1
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Billy Currington scores his 10th No. 1 hit today with “Don’t It” topping both the Billboard and Mediabase charts. The smash hit, written by Jaren Johnston, Ashley Gorley and Ross Copperman, is the lead single off Currington’s sixth studio album, Summer Forever, releasing on June 2 on Mercury Nashville.

With the rise of “Don’t It,” Currington Read more…

Country Legends To Perform For Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
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Johnny Lee and Shenandoah’s Marty Raybon have joined the star-studded line-up for A Night With Legends concert set for Wednesday, June 10 at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon. Artists already confirmed to perform include The Oak Ridge Boys, Mickey Gilley, Larry Gatlin, The Bellamy Brothers, Lorrie Morgan, Eddy Raven, T. Graham Brown, David Frizzell, Restless Heart’s Read more…

Kacey Musgraves To Perform At Bonnaroo Friday June 14th
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Want to hear some new Kacey Musgraves music before the new album drops on June 23? She’s bound to play some at her June 14th Bonnaroo performance on “That” stage. Her sophomore album, Pageant Material, features her current single “Biscuits,” which is climbing the charts at country radio. Musgraves co-wrote all tracks on Pageant Material Read more…

Lynyrd Skynyrd And Brantley Gilbert Team Up For Crossroads
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A decade after Lynyrd Skynyrd made their first appearance on the music series CMT Crossroads (with Montgomery Gentry, 2004), the rockers return to the Franklin, Tenn. stage for a collaboration with Brantley Gilbert on Saturday, June 27 at 9 p.m. CT on CMT.

Gilbert will release Just As I Am Platinum Edition on May 18, which Read more…

Ry Cooder, Sharon White And Ricky Skaggs Announce National Tour
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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…

Zac Brown Band Spent More Time On This Album Than Any Other
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Zac Brown Band just released their new album, Jekyll + Hyde, and they say a lot of time and energy and love went into making the album, more than any of their previous projects. “After we played a show this last year, we’d get on the bus and we’d write until four or five in Read more…

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…