(Nashville, Tennessee…) – May 5, 2020 – Organizers of the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam spread some good cheer this morning, when they announced the headliners of the 8th annual Country On The Coast festival in beautiful Panama City Beach September 4-6, 2020. Executive Producer Rendy Lovelady and COO Mark Sheldon revealed headliners Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam Facebook page. Tickets for the three-day event will be available at www.GulfCoastJam.com beginning today, May 5, 2020.
Grammy Award winning superstar Tim McGraw is set to release his first new music since returning to Big Machine Records earlier this year. Seen through the lens of the special connection we all share with our mothers, I Called Mama is a look at the ways we ground ourselves when we are shaken or hurting. Particularly meaningful given the current times, it’s a reminder of the importance of home and human connection. Written by Lance Miller, Marv Green and Jimmy Yeary, the song was produced by McGraw and Byron Gallimore and will be available May 8th, but fans can Pre-Save the track HERE Continue reading
iHEARTMEDIA has launched a “Small Business Crisis Resource” initiative with resources including a newsletter and website to offer relevant news and information, including information on the federal stimulus program. Also included is a series of webinars hosted by ELVIS DURAN, starting MONDAY (5/4). The site is at iHeartRadio.com/SmallBusiness and SmallBusinessCrisisResour Continue reading
— The Swon Brothers’ new single “Mommas” is available on all digital platforms today. Click HERE to stream and download. Continue reading
After continued success with the release of his single “Part Of Me,” country singer/songwriter Joe Hanson is ready to release the music video to go along with it. CMT world premiered the video yesterday on their CMT Music channel and online, in which Hanson is reminiscing about an old flame while grappling with past memories. This uptempo, pop-infused melody underlines the lyrics as he sings about having the desire to move on, while questioning that thought at the same time. Stream and download “Part of Me” here.
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
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
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!
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.