Bill Cody To Host New Circle Network Series ‘History Of Country Music’

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CIRCLE network will debut the new, original series “History of Country Music,” on THURSDAY, JANUARY 12th. Hosted by CIRCLE personality and RYMAN HOSPITALITY Country WSM-A/NASHVILLE “COFFEE, COUNTRY & CODY” morning show host BILL CODY, the show “chronicles Country music’s golden years and the albums, artists and advancements that made them historic,” according to the network’s description, while providing “context around how Country grew and expanded through political and social commentary.”

Mother & Daughter Duo THE JUDDS Announce 2022 Fall Arena Tour!

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Fresh from our partners at CountryMusicOnTour: The Judds, announce their first tour in over a decade, The Final Tour. The 10-date arena tour, produced by Sandbox Live and Live Nation, kicks off on Friday, September 30 in Grand Rapids, MI at Van Andel Arena, making stops in Toledo, Green Bay, Fort Worth, and more before concluding in Nashville, TN at Bridgestone Arena on Friday, October 28. Martina McBride will join as very special guest on select dates. Tickets go on-sale to the general public beginning April 15th at See below routing for on-sale times. Fans can sign up for pre-sale ticket access at Get tickets to see The Judds LIVE at

Mandy Barnett Invited To Join The Grand Ole Opry

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Mandy Barnett, one of the most heralded voices in music and a favorite of Grand Ole Opry fans, was surprised on her birthday last night with an invitation to become an official Opry member. Barnett has appeared on the Opry more than 500 times over the course of nearly 30 years. Opry member Connie Smith joined Barnett on stage to lead the Opry audience in “Happy Birthday”, then read a birthday card that included Barnett’s invitation. “You’ve felt like family since we first met, and on this, your special day, we’re honored to invite you to become an official member of the Grand Ole Opry!” Smith read.

Inaugural Born & Raised Music Festival Successfully Starts a New Red Dirt Family Tradition

Born & Raised Music Festival

Born & Raised brought us three days and nights of camping, partying, BBQ, and the best live performances from over 30 artists across multiple stages! If you missed the party, then you really missed out, but we’ll do our best to give you the rundown. Continue reading Inaugural Born & Raised Music Festival Successfully Starts a New Red Dirt Family Tradition