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. 

Miranda Lambert Thanks First Responders with WILDCARD Tour

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

Delta Rae Makes Bold Political Statement with “Only In America”

After receiving praise from David Byrne for their modern day protest songs, Nashville sextet Delta Rae is calling out America’s corrupt systems in their new single “Only In America,” which is the latest release off their upcoming album ‘The Light,’ out March 20th. The lyrics unapologetically sear the current administration — “Conman in the highest office in the land, goddamn, says make America great again” — showing that these Southern progressives aren’t planning to shut up and sing this election cycle.

MerleFest Hosts its 20th Year of Acoustic KidsTM Showcases in 2020

February 24, 2020 – Wilkesboro, N.C. – Over the past two decades, hundreds of young musicians have taken part in the Acoustic Kids programming at MerleFest presented by Window World. This year—the showcase’s 20th anniversary—young musicians from the MerleFest audience will once again step on stage and perform in Andy May’s Acoustic Kids Showcases. Some participants are just learning to play their instrument, some play just for the fun of it, and some go on to international renown. Put on by long-time music educator and accomplished multi-instrumentalist, Andy May, Acoustic Kids is open to any musicians ages 16 or younger who register online before March 15.

The Country Music Cruise 2021 Lineup Announced

Just as the sold-out 2020 Country Music Cruise arrived back in port, StarVista LIVE announced the exciting lineup for the 8th annual Country Music Party At Sea. Neotraditional Country artist Josh Turner will headline a special performance for passengers onboard in Key West, and Mark Chesnutt, Lee Greenwood, The Oak Ridge Boys, Sawyer Brown and many more fan favorites will entertain guests on the Eurodam, one of Holland America’s stunning Signature-class ships. The seven-day cruise will depart from Ft. Lauderdale on January 24, 2021 and make stops in beautiful Freeport, Key West and Cozumel before returning on January 31.

Dustin Lynch’s TULLAHOMA Brings Home Career Best Critical Acclaim

NASHVILLE, TENN. (February 24, 2020) — Rave reviews for Broken Bow Records star Dustin Lynch and his TULLAHOMA LP continue to roll in, as the Country star celebrates his fourth straight Top 5 Billboard Country Album. FOURTH STRAIGHT TOP 5 ALBUM PRAISED BY PEOPLE, ROLLING STONE AND MORE   Inspired by his Tennessee hometown and released on the heels of back-to-back GOLD-certified #1s “Ridin’ Roads” and “Good Girl,” the project’s success marks a new creative high for the seven-time chart-topper – and also a new level of critical acclaim.

On Sale Now: An Evening with Dwight Yoakam & The Bakersfield Beat March 4-7

The country music legend and GRAMMY-winning entertainer, Dwight Yoakam will continue his residency at Wynn Las Vegas alongside The Bakersfield Beat. The event is titled An Evening With Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat and will take place at the Encore Theater in Las Vegas. Guests will take a journey with songs, sights, and stories through California country music’s dramatic arrival and lasting impact on American pop music culture.

Trailblazer Music Festival Reveals Red-Hot “Next From Nashville” Stage Lineup

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Nashville, TN – February 19, 2020 – TrailBlazer Music Festival, formerly known as Taste of Country Music Festival, revealed the lineup for its inaugural “Next From Nashville” stage today. The stage will offer a taste-making selection of Nashville’s hottest up-and-coming acts including Avenue Beat, Ashland Craft, Filmore, Larry Fleet, Alex Hall, Caroline Jones, Trea Landon, Niko Moon, Kylie Morgan, Brandon Ratcliff, Teddy Robb, Dan Smalley, Sykamore and Hailey Whitters. Previously announced acts for the three-day camping festival’s main stage include headliners Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett along with Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Blanco Brown, Clare Dunn, HARDY, Jon Langston, Dylan Scott, Matt Stell, Cole Swindell, The Cadillac Three and more.