John Rich and Friends Back To Help St. Jude's
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John Rich will again headline St. Jude Presents John Rich and Friends, an evening of songs, stories and hope, Tuesday, June 9, at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Joining Rich this year are Lee Greenwood, Lorrie Morgan, T.G. Sheppard, John Conlee, Frankie Ballard, comedians Williams & Ree and his Big & Rich bandmate, Read more…

Joe Ely To Perform At The City Winery
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Newly appointed Texas State Musician for 2016, Iconic Roadhouse Rocker Joe Ely is heading for an appearance in Nashville, Tennessee at City Winery (609 Lafayette St.) in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, June 6 at 6:00 p.m. Opener is Lucette. For information, call 615-324-1010 or http://www.citywinery.com/nashville/joeely060615.html

As the Official Texas State Musician, Ely joins an elite Read more…

A Thousand Horses Hits Number One
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A Thousand Horses haven’t slowed down since their debut on the Country charts earlier this year with their first single “Smoke.” The hit song has reached the number 1 spot this week on both Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay charts, one week before their debut album, Southernality (Republic Nashville), is released on June 9.

“Absolutely unreal! Read more…

Taylor Swift About To Go A Little Faster
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Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today that Verizon IndyCar Series Champion and Indianapolis 500 Winner Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 10 Taylor Swift, Big Machine Records car at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. The car will promote Seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift and Big Machine Records recording artist Taylor Swift’s THE 1989 Read more…

Featured Bonnaroo Artist: Houndmouth
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A “discovery” at SXSW by musical tastemaker and Rough Trade’s Geoff Travis led to Houndmouth’s debut, “From the Hill’s Below the City”. They have opened for acts like the Drive by Truckers, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, and the Alabama Shakes and if you like those bands, you will probably like Houndmouth, a Read more…

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…

Luke Bryan Kicks Up Some Dust
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Luke Bryan is certainly ‘kickin’ the dust up’ on the country charts, as his new single – “Kick the Dust Up” – was released earlier this week. The song, penned by “That’s My Kind of Night” writers Dallas Davidson, Ashley Gorley and Chris DeStefano, is the first single from his forthcoming album, Kill the Lights, Read more…

New Music From Darrell Scott And A Dear Friend
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The story behind the making of this CD brings you in but the imagery, themes, and slice of life style writing, is classic Darrell Scott even though he did not write any of these songs. 10 – Songs of Ben Bullington, is a tribute to a friend of Scotts, Montana doctor/songwriter Ben Bullington, who Read more…

2015 Americana Honors & Awards Nominees Announced
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2015 Americana Honors & Awards Nominees

Album of the Year (Award goes to Artist and Producer)
And The War Came – Shakey Graves; Produced by Alejandro Rose-Garcia and Chris Boosahda
Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone – Lucinda Williams; Produced by Lucinda Williams, Tom Overby and Greg Leisz
Metamodern Sounds In Country Music – Sturgill Simpson; Produced by Read more…

Bonnaroo Featured Artist: Rubblebucket
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The Who stage is shaping up to be one of our go to locations this year. If you are looking for some danceable indie pop with occasional reggae rhythms check out Brooklyn’s Rubblebucket on the Who Stage Thursday night at at 10:15. They’ll have horns, possibly dancers, and if Read more…

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