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No Show Brooks?
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In a statement made today (July 8) by Aiken promotions, all five Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event shows, scheduled at Dublin Ireland’s Croke Park have been canceled. No concerts will take place. Dublin City Council refused to license two of Brooks’ shows at the venue. Brooks responded to the Council’s decision by saying he would Read more…

Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
Pictured at today's annoucement back row (l-r) are: Nashville Songwriiters Hall of Fame Board Chair and Hall of Fame member Pat Alger; inductees John Anderson and Gretchen Peters and Hall of Fame executive director Mark Ford.  Front row (l-r): Inductees Paul Craft and Tom Douglas.

Pictured at today’s annoucement back row (l-r) are: Nashville Songwriiters Hall of Fame Board Chair and Hall of Fame member Pat Alger; inductees John Anderson and Gretchen Peters and Hall of Fame executive director Mark Ford. Front row (l-r): Inductees Paul Craft and Tom Douglas.

John Anderson, Paul Craft, Tom Douglas and Gretchen Peters will Read more…

Garth Brooks Officially Announces 2014 World Tour
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Garth Brooks, 52, had planned to make the big announcement this Thursday. But when he sat down with “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts, she asked him if he wanted to announce anything right then and there he said “You know what, since it’s you and since we’ve had a history forever, let’s announce it. Read more…

CMA Music Festival Brought A Record-Setting $39.3 Million To Nashville
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The 2014 CMA Music Festival contributed a record-setting $39.3 million in direct visitor spending to the local community according to numbers released by the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. (NCVC).

“As Nashville’s largest event, CMA Music Festival continues to offer new experiences and keep our visitors coming year after year,” said Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. “The Read more…

Justin Moore Goes “Home Sweet Home” With Motley Crue

Jake Owen Hits The Top Of The Charts Again
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Jake Owen brought the ultimate beach party to a new level this week with his GOLD-certified hit “Beachin’” landing at the #1 spot on both the Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay Charts. The infectious party anthem marks Jake’s fifth #1 single at Country radio and fastest selling hit to date.

“Beachin’” is from Owen’s latest album Read more…

Music City Roots Ready To Make Music At The Factory
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In one week, July 9, Music City Roots will debut in their new home, Liberty Hall inside The Factory At Franklin. After five years at the Loveless Cafe Barn, fans will now enjoy the Factory’s two larger performance spaces — the 800-seat, Jamison Hall and the 2,000-seat Liberty Hall — for the show’s weekly performances. Read more…

J.C. Penney To Sponsor Blake Shelton’s 2014
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J.C. Penney Company, Inc. today announced its sponsorship of country music star Blake Shelton’s 2014 “Ten Times Crazier” tour. As part of the sponsorship, JCPenney will build on its partnership with Shelton, a JCPenney Cares Ambassador since 2012, to raise awareness and support for America’s troops and military families through donations to the United Service Read more…

Colt Ford Named NRA Country’s Featured Artist For July
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Colt Ford has been chosen as NRA Country’s Featured Artist for July. The announcement comes during an exciting week, on the heels of the release of his highly anticipated new album, Thanks for Listening. As part of the promotion, fans can preview Colt’s new songs “Farm Life” (featuring Justin Moore) and “Cut Em All” Read more…

Krystal Keith Prepares For Grand Ole Opry Debut
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Krystal Keith makes her Grand Ole Opry debut on Wednesday, July 9. And country music’s most venerable stage isn’t the only place she’s being noticed following the acclaimed release of Whiskey & Lace, the debut album co-produced by her father, Toby Keith.

Krystal co-hosted and performed on the air at Sirius XM last week (June 24), Read more…