Nashville Music Scene w/ Jerry Holthouse

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Taylor Swift Leaves Big Machine, Signs With Universal

Pop superstar Taylor Swift has left her long time label, Big Machine and signed a multi-year agreement with Universal. “I’m ecstatic to announce that my musical home will be Republic Records and Universal Music Group,” Swift wrote in an Instagram post. “Over the years, Sir Lucian Grainge and Monte Lipman …

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Billy Dean Releases First Ever Gospel Album

Today, country music’s Billy Dean announced the release of his first-ever Gospel album, Billy Dean & Friends: Gospel Favorites. Dean made the decision to record his debut Gospel album after recently moving back to his home state of Florida. “I was so moved after being inducted into the Florida Hall …

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AMERICANAFEST Announces First Round Of Official Showcases

If You Missed Americanafest You’ll Love This

The Americana Music Association® announced today that CMT will air the 90-minute special “2018 AMERICANAFEST®,” featuring performances from the 17th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony held earlier this year at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium. The special celebrates the Americana genre and will not only feature performances from longtime fan …

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Americanafest Wristbands Now Available For Purchasing

Gold Circle Packages, Conference Registrations and Festival Wristbands for next year’s Americanafest are now available for purchasing. For those wanting the ultimate AMERICANAFEST® fan experience, Gold Circle Packages are now on sale at $999 with a very limited amount available. If these packages are outside of your budget, don’t fret. …

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JP Saxe At The High Watt On November 29

JP Saxe is an R&B leaning, lyric obsessed singer/ songwriter from Toronto. Subtle yet deliberate,Saxe’s music is all about detailed momentsthat bring you intimately close to his emotional perspective. His grandfather, Janos Starker, often regarded as the greatest cellist of the 20th century, pushed him to explore creating beauty through …

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Robert Earl Keen Releases “A Bigger Piece of Sky” On Blue Vinyl

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Robert Earl Keen’s iconic album, Dualtone has released A Bigger Piece of Sky on limited-edition sky-blue vinyl available today. A breakthrough album for Keen, A Bigger Piece of Sky and its songs, such as “Amarillo Highway,” “Whenever Kindness Fails,” and “Corpus Christi Bay” …

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Bastian Baker Returns To U.S. To Resume Tour

Singer/songwriter Bastian Baker returned to the United States this week to promote his recently released self–titled fourth studio/American debut album. After a successful run across North America as the acoustic opening act on Shania Twain’s Now world tour, he received a warm welcome back with media praising his latest work. …

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Mmhmm Premiere Video For The Number Song

When Midwest native Hannah Fairlight moved to Raelyn Nelson’s (Willie’s granddaughter) hometown of Nashville people kept confusing them for one-another, so the two like-minded look-a-likes decided to form a band. Earlier this year they release their self-titled debut album mmhmm. The pair have individually gained a lot of traction with …

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Roy Clark Dead at 85

Roy Clark, best known for co-hosting Hee Haw with Buck Owens, died at his home in Tulsa, due to complications from pneumonia. He co-starred in the nationally televised country variety show from 1969 to 1997 and has been an influential figure in country music both as a musician and a singer. …

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