There’s been some big news in country music this week: With the announcement of several 2020 tours involving some of the biggest names in country music, new music releases, the 94th birthday of the Grand Ole Opry, fall festivities at Silver Dollar City and more. Get up to speed on what you may have missed this week.
Tickets for Miranda Lambert‘s 2020 Wildcard Tour are now on sale. Just Moore and Tracy Lawrence announced their Late Nights and Long Necks tour and tickets are now available. Kenny Chesney also announced his Chillaxification Tour this week and tickets will be available Oct. 4th! Sturgill Simpson kicks off his underplay tour in support of the Special Forces Foundation on Sept. 29th in West Hollywood, CA. Follow the links for each tour to check dates & buy tickets!
On top of his tour announcement, Sturgill Simpson made some pretty big announcements in regards to his new album “SOUND & FURY”, as well as a Netflix film of the same name. Check out all the details here!
In addition to tour announcements, several artists graced us with fresh music and videos this week! Henriette released her new single “Dream Boy” along with a lyric video that can be viewed here. Kirsty Lee Akers’ new music video channels the 1940s, bringing the story of the Goree Girls to life. Singer-songwriter Mike Ryan also released a new single this week titled “Dear Country music”. All the info about Ryan’s new single and tour information can be found here.
The Grand Ole Opry announced their plans for their 94th birthday celebration. They are planning to have a 2-day celebration with an outdoor Plaza Party and an Opry Concert on Oct. 4th & 5th.
Silver Dollar City just opened their doors for their Harvest Festival and all-new Pumpkin NIghts. From Sept. 25-Oct. 26, guests can experience Craft Days, fall-themed food, and horror-free games and rides, suitable for the whole family!
There you have it! That’s the biggest news in country music that you may have missed this week!