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Jerry Jeff Walker, Country Outlaw and 'Mr. Bojangles' Songwriter, Dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, the singer/songwriter who wrote the classic “Mr. Bojangles” and later became one of the members of the Texas outlaw country movement that launched the careers of Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, died on Friday (Oct. 23) at a hospital...Read More »

Lynchburg Music Fest goes on amid pandemic

While so many music festivals are canceled for 2020 due to Covid-19, the Lynchburg Music Fest carried on their second year, this time with safety procedures and social distancing. The three-day event took place last weekend, Oct. 2-4 in Mulberry, TN with Josh Turner, Justin Moore and Kip Moore who...Read More »

55th Annual ACM Awards performances, nominations and winners

The 55th annual ACM Awards are set to take place on Wednesday, September 16. The show, originally scheduled for April 5 in Las Vegas, was postponed due to Covid-19 and moved to Nashville and will be hosted by Keith Urban.

The broadcast will take place at three venues in Music City...Read More »

Kane Brown brings his show to drive-ins and outdoor theatres

As country fans gets restless for a concert and country acts are looking for more ways to perform safely for their fans, Kane Brown is the latest to take his show to the big screen. The singer will present a full-band, concert-length performance to...Read More »

Tickets on sale for Blake Shelton's Drive-In Concert

The drive-in concerts are becoming the go-to entertainment for a nation that is forced to social distance and Blake Shelton is joining in with his Encore Drive-In Nights show, a concert feature filmed exclusively for drive-in theaters across North America. Joining Shelton will be special guests Gwen Stefani and Trace...Read More »

Brad Paisley kicks off Drive-In Concerts in St. Louis

Brad Paisley kicked off the Live Nation Drive In Concert Series last night in St. Louis to an enthusiastic crowd of hundreds of country music fans.

The 47-year-old Paisley hit the stage on the parking lot turned concert venue at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre to perform some of his greatest hits in...Read More »

Lady Antebellum sues Lady A after name change

Last month the country trio Lady Antebellum announced that they would be changing their Civil War-referencing band name to Lady A out of respect after watching the protests that arose in cities across the nation.

Within a day of that announcement, a protest was...Read More »

Charlie Daniels dies at the age of 83

Charlie Daniels, who is most notably known for the 1979 hit, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” passed away earlier today from a hemorrhagic stroke at a Tennessee hospital, according to his publicist. He was 83 years old.

He had suffered what was described as a mild stroke in January 2010...Read More »

'CMA Summer Stay-Cay' livestreams on YouTube and Facebook

The Country Music Association will bring over fifty Country stars together for “CMA Summer Stay-Cay,” a multi-hour livestream variety event available on Wed., July 1.

The special presentation is in place of the annual CMA Fest which was postponed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event will be hosted by...Read More »

Lady A, Brad Paisley and Tim McGraw to perform at Macy's 4th of July Spectacular

The 44th annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular will not only feature pyrotechnics, but a list of performances from musical acts that include Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Lady A.

The Independence Day broadcast will air live from New York City and be hosted by Today anchor Craig Melvin. Other performances...Read More »

Carly Pearce files for divorce from Michael Ray

Carly Pearce and Michael Ray are have called it quits just eight months after they said, “I do.”

Pearce, 30, filed for divorce from Ray, 32, after just eight months of marriage, reps for Ray confirmed to on Monday. The reps did not go into further details.

“This was a hard decision....Read More »

Brad Paisley to headline Live From the Drive-In concerts

Brad Paisley will headline concerts in all three cities on Live Nation’s Live from the Drive In concert series. The shows will take place July 10-12 in Indianapolis, Nashville and St. Louis.

The series has Paisley performing in all three cities, as well as shows from Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi and more. You...Read More »

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