ACM Reveals Talent Lineup For April 5th ‘Our Country’ Special

ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY

STAR-STUDDED LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR “ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY,” A NEW TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT ON CBS   Special to feature At-Home Performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown & John Legend, Luke Bryan, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Sheryl Crow, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley & Darius Rucker, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban   Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley & Darius Rucker to Honor Kenny Rogers

Luke Bryan, Willie Nelson, Meat Loaf, Stevie Nicks, The Eagles & More This Week on AXS TV Concerts (March 23-29)

Los Angeles – (March 23, 2020) – AXS TV, the premier cable channel for music-themed content in the United States, brings the ultimate concert experience home—giving viewers front row seats to iconic performances from some of the industry’s most influential artists with a week of show-stopping sets from Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Stevie Nicks, The Eagles, Meat Loaf, and more, airing March 23 through March 29. Though live concerts have been postponed during this time, AXS TV is committed to providing viewers with a place to come and enjoy the absolute best in music-themed programming, bringing them closer to their favorite artists with acclaimed documentaries, candid interviews, unforgettable concerts and more, airing each and every day. The following list has been carefully curated, offering star-studded specials and hit-packed concerts for those music connoisseurs craving the magic that only live performances can provide. Sit down, tune in, and rock out!

Country Concerts During our Quarantine Period.

It is without a doubt that COVID19 aka CoronaVirus is hitting the country music fans and industry HARD and FAST. With so much information changing from one day to the next, the best we can do is try to take care of ourselves and each other, and not go out chasing down disasters. With that said, we here at CountryMusicNewsBlog.com have teamed up with the great Jessica Northey-Shaw of Country Sway and CMChat to give country music fans a little relief from the routine.

Blanco Brown Releases Soulful “I Need Love”

NASHVILLE, TN—(March 13, 2020)— Blanco Brown, the mastermind behind the international smash single “The Git Up,” has released a soulful new track titled “I Need Love.” Written several years ago while navigating through some hardships, the song’s personal meaning has evolved in recent weeks, inspiring him to release it now.

Cam Announces Three Special Shows for Palo Alto, Los Angeles and New York

March 10, 2020 (Los Angeles, CA) – Critically acclaimed, Grammy® award-nominated songstress Cam has announced three special shows for April. Kicking off in Palo Alto, CA, Cam will visit three cities for some exclusive intimate performances to give her fans a sneak peek at her highly anticipated sophomore album, due out later this year via RCA Records. Tickets for these shows are on sale now, limited space available.

Corona Virus and Concert Season

Amid the press and panic of the rising pandemic of COVID19, aka The Corona Virus, attending a concert can really seem like a privilege and a low priority one at that. But for some Americans, concert season is sacred ground. We scrape and save all year to go see our favorite artists, attend an annual festival, and otherwise be surrounded by music and the people we love to share it with. So can attending a concert still be an option during this fast-spreading sickness? Let’s explore that question Continue reading

Brad Paisley to Headline the 5th Annual Sing Out Loud Festival September 4 at the St. Augustine Amphitheater

St. Augustine, Fla. (March 9, 2020) – Kicking off the first weekend of the month-long 5th Annual Sing Out Loud Festival will be country music superstar Brad Paisley. Paisley will play the St. Augustine Amphitheater on Friday, September 4. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 13 at 10am.

CMA Foundation Honors 30 Music Teachers with Music Teachers of Excellence Awards

NASHVILLE—The CMA Foundation, a national music education nonprofit and the philanthropic arm of the Country Music Association, is honoring 30 music teachers from across the country as Music Teachers of Excellence. Now in its fifth year, the annual program was created in an effort to recognize those educators who are having the greatest impact on their students, using music as a vehicle for change.

Benefit Concert for Tennessee Disaster Relief THIS Wednesday (3/11)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — FOX’s Rent: Live Actor and singer-songwriter Brennin Hunt will host the Tennessee Tornado Relief Concert at VZD’s in Oklahoma City Wednesday, March 11.  Seven artists will perform in an intimate Nashville style writer’s round concert, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting Restore the Dream Fund, a fund supported by the efforts of United Way of Greater Nashville.