Brad Paisley will be featured in this week’s episode of the Amazon series, Regular Heroes. The series highlights the contributions and personal sacrifices of generous individuals who are going above and beyond to support their communities during the COVID-19 crisis
Episode 6 titled “The Farmer, the Mechanic, and the Bus Driver” will air Friday, June 19. In the episode, Brad Paisley will surprise these heroes with special donations so that they can continue to pay it forward in their communities. You can find out more about the episode below.
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Numerous Country artists took to social media over the weekend to protest last week’s killing of GEORGE FLOYD by a MINNEAPOLIS police officer, to speak out in support of the ensuing protests and against the looting and violence that followed in cities across the country, including NASHVILLE, and to express support for the black community. Continue reading Country Stars Speak Out Against Racism And Violence
NASHVILLE (May 12, 2020) Just over two months ago, and just before the pandemic took hold of the country, Nashville and other areas of Tennessee were rocked by numerous devastating, deadly tornadoes. And, just like everyone else who calls the Volunteer State home, Miranda Lambert knew that she had to do whatever possible to help with the recovery. “We knew people needed to come first, but MuttNation is here because we have to watch over the animals, too,” said the top ACM award-winning country superstar whose Foundation has been helping shelter pets since 2009.
CMT has partnered with Feed The Front Line and Maggie McGraw (daughter of Tim McGraw & Faith Hill), founder of the organization’s Nashville chapter to make a 100-meal delivery from Coffee and Coconuts tomorrow, May 1st. Spearheaded by Vanderbilt students and local 20-somethings, FTFL has $50K in donations, 1,500+ meals and has activated 13 local restaurant partners in the few weeks since launch.
Hey y’all, I hope you’ve been enjoying all the livestream entertainment we’ve been sharing here. Jessica over at Country Sway has been doing an amazing job as emcee and hostess, providing Country Music fans with a little break from our worries. We’re good out here in Oklahoma, and we’ll get back to our regular coverage soon enough, but it sure is nice to just let all the tail-chasing go for a minute and focus on what matters most. Continue reading By The ‘Way with WhiskeyChick
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.
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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As Miranda Lambert wraps the initial U.S. leg of her Wildcard Tour, she is pausing to recognize the heroic first responders this tour has brought to her attention. Having been inspired by Kelly Ford of WNSH New York, who routinely honors first responders on her morning show, Lambert invited radio listeners to nominate local heroes in each tour market. Selected honorees in turn received a pair of show tickets as well as the opportunity to meet Lambert ahead of her performance. “It was an honor to meet some of the incredible first responders, the men and women across the country who have dedicated their lives to service and bravery to keep their communities safe,” shared Lambert. “Hearing each one of their unique stories was such an inspiration to me and my team.” Recently nominated in three categories for the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards (Female Artist, Album and Music Event of the Year), Lambert has wowed fans and critics alike with the first leg of the Wildcard Tour. Billboard celebrated the tour’s Nashville stop for its “engaging set that spanned her massive catalog… and proved exactly why she’s one of the genre’s powerhouse acts,” while the Kansas City Star noted in Missouri that “Lambert still holds her status as queen of country music… [her] carefree nature and admirable expansive sound make her one of the most compelling country stars of the past 20 years” and the Dallas Observer praised her hometown show as “utterly transcendent.” Lambert next travels to Australia to headline the CMC Rocks Festival in Queensland in addition to her own shows in Sydney and Melbourne, before returning to the U.S. for the Tortuga Music Festival and the continuation of her Wildcard Tour in April. Australia Dates: Sunday, March 22 CMC Rocks || Willowbank, Queensland Tuesday, March 24 Hordern Pavilion || Sydney, New South Wales Thursday, March 26 Margaret Court Arena || Melbourne, Victoria Spring Festival Dates: Friday, April 17 Tortuga Music Festival || Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Sunday, April 19 Ilani Casino Resort || Ridgefield, Wash. Remaining Wildcard Tour Dates, featuring LANCO & Cody Johnson: Thursday, April 23 Ford Idaho Center Arena || Boise, Idaho Friday, April 24 Spokane Arena || Spokane, Wash. Saturday, April 25 Rogers Arena || Vancouver, British Columbia Thursday, April 30 Rogers Place || Edmonton, Alberta Friday, May 1 Brandt Centre || Regina, Saskatchewan Saturday, May 2 Bell MTS Place || Winnipeg, Manitoba Tuesday, May 5 Budweiser Gardens || London, Ontario Thursday, May 7 Tribute Communities Centre || Oshawa, Ontario Friday, May 8 Canadian Continue reading Miranda Lambert Thanks First Responders with WILDCARD Tour