Country music

Alan Jackson shares cryptic message after bizarre rumors the country music icon, 64, has died

SINGER Alan Jackson has shared a cryptic message following bizarre rumors that he has passed away. The 64-year-old’s Facebook page on Friday included a clip of the country star with the caption, “Still living that honky tonk dream y’all.” 1 Alan Jackson received the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award last …

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How to watch the American Music Awards

The American Music Awards are right around the corner and ready for an evening of celebration of the biggest names in music. This year, the prominent fan-voted awards show will commemorate its 50th anniversary, which means it’s sure to be a lively night of celebrations and spirited performances. Rap, pop, …

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Academy of Country Music Awards Return to Texas in 2023

Blake Shelton performs during day two of the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. Shelton co-hosted the last ACM Awards in Texas in 2015. Chris Pizzello Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP fort worth The Academy of Country Music Awards returns to Texas …

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The War and Treaty Performs DC Set Breaking Country Music Barriers

The soulful duo just came off a landmark CMA performance The CMA Awards have the ability to introduce people to new artists and music. I’ll be the first to admit that I was (as the kids say) “sleeping” The War and Treaty until their barn-burning performance with Brothers Osbourne on …

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Country’s Big Night Looks A Lot Like Its Past – Rolling Stone

The 2022 AMC Awards were a generally predictable affair with a few pleasant little surprises – and we are very grateful for that. Between the maelstrom known as youthe upheaval of the already chaotic Twitterand the high stakes of halfway, there’s enough wacky shit without having to endure dumb drama …

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Country Music Mainstays Recognized at the Gore Community Awards

Things Julie Mitchell, President of the Gore Country Music Club, and Phillip Geary, organizer of the MLT New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards, received civic awards at the Gore District Community Awards. Gore is New Zealand’s country music capital, so it’s only fitting that two people who have driven the city’s …

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Zach Bryan Ad Slams the Imbalance of Mainstream Country Radio

Zach Bryan is currently crossing the final frontier yet to be conquered by an artist not trained by Music Row. We are of course talking about country radio. For months now, Zach Bryan’s single “Something in the Orange” has either been the most streamed song in all of country music, …

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Dolly Parton brings unrivaled resume to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND, Ohio — It will probably surprise no one that Dolly Parton, a magnetic figure who has conquered the worlds of music, film, philanthropy, literature and theater, has become the focal point of the induction process at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year. Parton was one of …

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Jerry Lee Lewis is alive, as the erroneous death report is withdrawn

Jerry Lee Lewis remains alive, despite a report from TMZ that the rock ‘n roll pioneer had passed away. The story sparked a wave of mourning before it was taken down by the site on Wednesday. “He’s alive. TMZ incorrectly reported an anonymous bullshit tip,” Lewis’ rep said Variety. Lewis …

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Pavelski scores hat trick as Stars beat Canadians 5-2

Breadcrumb Links PMN Sports PMN Hockey Author of the article: The Canadian Press Tristan D’Amours Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen (34) stops Dallas Stars Joe Pavelski (16) during second period NHL hockey Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 in Montreal. Photo by Ryan Remiorz /The Canadian Press Content of the article MONTREAL …

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CMT Announces ‘Next Women Of Country: Celebrating Loretta Lynn’

CMT, in partnership with City Winery Nashville, has announced the lineup for its final “Next Women of Country” showcase of the year on Tuesday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. CT. “CMT Next Women of Country: Celebrating the Songs of Loretta Lynnpresented by CMT Night Out Nashville and Change The Conversation,” …

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Local country music stars open new Lidl NI store in Omagh

Local music legends Cliona Hagan and Barry Kirwan brought a bit of country to the opening of Lidl’s new Northern Ireland store in James Street, Omagh on October 13. e unveiling follows a seven-month construction project to modernize and significantly expand the store to more than double its original size. …

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What to do in the Sacramento area this weekend | Fall edition

Temperatures will feel more autumnal by Sunday and there’s a ton to explore this fall weekend SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With temperatures still above average for this time of year but cooler than previous weekends, Northern California is expecting a nice weekend. While Saturday could still be a bit warm with …

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Blake Shelton Announces He’s Leaving ‘The Voice’ After Season 23

Blake Shelton surprised fans with “The voice” announcing that he will be leaving the singing competition show after its upcoming 23rd season. On Oct. 11, the country music superstar revealed in a statement that the season airing in the spring of 2023 would be his last. “I’ve been struggling with …

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Latina Country Singer reunites with musicians from Virginia

By JILLIAN LYNCH, Daily News-Record HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — On a dewy morning, a clear, confident voice echoed softly over James Madison University’s gleaming quad, accompanied by the deft strumming of a guitar. Rays of morning light streamed through senior Caitlin Fernandez’s thick, black, curly hair, her broken cowboy boots …

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Laura Benitez and The Heartache: Country music from the heart of Oakland | East Bay Express

The songs on Californian centuries, the latest album from Laura Benitez and The Heartache, has grown slowly in recent years. “I love California,” Benitez said from his Oakland home. “It’s the best place in the world. The past three years have felt like centuries, but the title is also a …

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Garth Brooks talks about his weight loss journey in a new interview

Garth Brooks feels younger! The country music superstar recently wrapped up a 5-night performance in Ireland, and speaking to the press ahead of the event, the 60-year-old revealed he was back to the weight he was at 35. Garth was accompanied by his wife Trisha Yearwood for the concerts at …

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Billy Eichner reveals why country music star Carrie Underwood blocked him on Twitter

Billy Eichner reveals what made Carrie Underwood block him Twitter. Recently, while appearing on Watch what’s happening live, as noted by Buzzfeed, Eichner opened up about his feud with the country singer. The Bros star explained that the blocking happened because of a joke he made about Underwood liking an …

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‘Monarque’ Ep. 3 Continues To Rewrite Country Music History

Episode 3 of Monarch proved that there is no drama too big to slip from the collective back of the Roman family. The show also delivered its most music-centric hour to date. Last week, viewers were treated to a cover of Shania Twain’s “Man! I Feel Like a Woman,” which …

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Win tickets to the Smuttynose Country Music Festival in NH

We’ve had an amazing summer filled with concerts and music festivals galore, and now here’s your chance to win tickets to Smuttynose Brewing Company’s Full Strum Country Music Festival in Hampton Beach, NH, taking place on August 8th. and October 9. Festival attendees will be able to enjoy “concerts featuring …

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‘Monarch’ producer calls similarities to Naomi Judd ‘most tragic and bizarre coincidences’

Talk about uncanny similarities. We all now know of the tragic passing of country music star Naomi Judd of country band The Judds, and how she deceased due to suicide after a long struggle with mental health. Well, the new country music TV series Monarch, starring Susan Sarandon and Trace …

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Why Live Music’s Biggest Stars Are Hiding Out In Pennsylvania Amish Country – Rolling Stone

Eric Church was rehearsing for her first-ever ‘in-the-round’ tour last summer when her manager John Peets noticed a major flaw in the stage design: every time the country music star made her way to the stands to get closer to the fans , it completely disappeared from view. “The stage …

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Review: Cody Johnson Keeps Real Country Music Alive | Music

Cody Johnson had just tried to turn Pinnacle Bank Arena into Austin’s legendary Broken Spoke, urging the Friday night crowd to do-so-do at ‘Dance Her Home’ when he ended his busy show . “The last time we played in this city we sold 4,000 tickets,” he said. “There are more …

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George Strait said spending time at Camp David with President George HW Bush was one of the ‘highlights’ of his career

During an Astrodome show in 2002, George Strait shared that one of the best things he ever did was visit Camp David after receiving an invitation from the late President George HW Bush and his wife. Built in 1935 by the Work Projects Association, the 125-acre Camp David property was …

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Monarch Cast: Where You Know The Stars Of Fox’s Country Music Drama From

For all those who have been suffering from withdrawal since Empire had his last call in 2020, but also wanted to see something that explores the country music industry in a similar vein, Fox’s new series Monarch could be what you were looking for. Even if that nasal, deep-fried style …

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‘I Don’t Believe Cowboys Listen to Country Music Anymore’: Texas Troubadour William Clark Green on Ghosts and Migration | Regional News

When you talk to William Clark Green, you know you’re getting the truth. The man does not hold back. Which doesn’t mean it’s confrontational. Green is warm and funny, quick to laugh at himself, and shares the mark of world-weary wisdom with a nasty streak he’s picked up from spending …

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May We All: A new country musical acquired by Music Theater International for a license

Industry News May We All: a new country musical Acquired by Music Theater International for licensing The musical features country hits from Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Dolly Parton, Little Big Town, Keith Urban, and more. Music Theater International will handle licensing for May We All: a new …

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Country Music Week is Coming to Calgary: Here’s What’s Going On

Breadcrumb Links Music Publication date : Sep 02, 2022 • 41 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Gord Bamford will give a free concert at the Palace Theater on September 9 as part of Canadian Country Music Week. Herald Files Brendan Miller/Postmedia September 9 The CCMA …

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Borderland Spotlight: Frank Ray is Living the Country Music Dream

LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) — Five years have passed since former Las Cruces police officer Francisco Gomez, better known these days as “Frank Ray,” decided to quit his job and devote himself full time to country music. “I served with the LCPD for ten years, and we all knew that …

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Blame My Roots Country Music Festival Donates $25,000 to Volunteers | News, Sports, Jobs

Robert A. DeFrank DONATION — The Blame My Roots country music festival donated $25,000 Wednesday to school booster clubs and first responders who volunteered during the concert. On hand for the presentation were, left to right, Joe Thompson; Kelly Robinson of the Union Local Touchdown Club; Doug …

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Craig Morgan opens up about the loss of his son in an excerpt from his upcoming memoir | New

Country music star and Army veteran Craig Morgan is gearing up to release his highly anticipated memoir, “God, Family, Country.” Before the novel hits shelves on September 27, the “almost home” the singer caught up PEOPLE to discuss the untold stories he wrote in the paperback and to provide exclusive …

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Cody Jinks and Clint Black’s tribute to Merle Haggard is country music perfection

I ate the videos of Cody Jinx and Wink Black of their tour together. They’re a couple on stage that I wouldn’t have thought of working together, but their onstage chemistry is electric. The red earth rock sound of the classic country meet is a heavenly match. They took the …

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Madison Country returns Friday to Ripon Summer Concert Series | New

This week’s Horicon Bank Ripon summer concert series features the return of Madison County, one of Wisconsin’s favorite country bands. The concert, which takes place Friday from 7-10 p.m. at the Village Green in downtown Ripon, is sponsored by Condon Companies. Madison County is a Madison-based seven-piece country band that …

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5 country music stars who are fans of Taylor Sheridan’s work

Taylor Sheridan’s work on Yellowstone launched him into stardom. The gravele drama series follows the Dutton family’s struggle to maintain control of their family ranch in Montana. The show seems to have marked the minds of several celebrities. Here are five country music stars who expressed their admiration for the …

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Groundwater Country Music Festival mega second lineup revealed – myGC.com.au

Groundwater Country Music Festival is gearing up for a long weekend getaway of gigantic proportions for country music fans on the Gold Coast in October, with some Australian favorites joining the impressive roster of talent. Sensational country-pop duo Seaforth will return to home soil for the event on their first …

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Country music radio station Bexhill wins prestigious award

Register to our daily newsletter SussexWorld Today Nashville Worldwide won the International Singer Songwriter Association award on August 6. The station was launched by Chad J Country Show host Chad Jackson in 2021. Nashville Worldwide won the International Singer Songwriter Association award on August 6. The station was launched by …

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Find out which country music artist visited the Williamson County Fair

photo of Donna Vissman Brittany, Jason Aldean’s wife, shared photos from their visit to the Williamson County Fair. In the photos, you’ll see the couple’s son and daughter, Memphis and Navy, enjoying fair rides and even asking Jason Alden to ride his son on his shoulders …

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Neon Nights Features Alabama, Hank Williams Jr. and 90s Country Bands

LAWRENCE TWP. − Rachel Pantoja was 10 when she pretended to be 90s country music star Jo Dee Messina and performed a concert for her parents in the living room. Pantoja played the part and sang Messina hits like “Heads Carolina, Tails California” and “You’re Not In Kansas Anymore”. “The …

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from country songs to Grease via Xanadu and Physical

If I had to choose one song to remember Olivia Newton-John, it would be Ohio shores. Some fifty years after its release, with that magic that only pop songs possess, it’s a surefire portal to the brown corduroy sun of the early 1970s, the push-button AM radio soundtrack for Sunday …

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Hundreds of people celebrate the life of country music star John Grenell at the musical memorial

Friends, family and fans of all ages sang together at a musical memorial to celebrate the life of Kiwi country musician John Hore Grenell. About 500 people gathered at the James Hay Theater on Saturday afternoon to commemorate the singer’s life. Grenell, who made his first record in the 1960s …

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Ella & Sienna will perform at the Sale Country Music Festival

Ella & Sienna will perform at the Sale Country Music Festival in November. The duo’s new single, ‘Saved’, is out now. Stefan Bradley Ella & Sienna, 19 and 16, singer-songwriter sisters from the Adelaide Hills, have gained national notoriety following their recent appearance on The voiceand will perform at the …

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Noah Thompson Reflects On ‘Whirlwind’ ‘American Idol’ Experience And Talks New Music

After winning “American Idol,” Thompson focused on her writing. Prevailing american idol winner Noah Thompson has been enveloped in a whirlwind of new experiences since winning the title just over two months ago. From performing at the CMA Fest to writing and recording new music, the Kentucky native soaks …

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La Crosse Sign Language Interpreters Bring Music to Life for the Deaf Community

Americans with Disabilities Act includes housing for the deaf community; Country Boom welcomes ASL interpreters for the first time July 31, 2022 6:00 p.m. Job : July 31, 2022 6:00 p.m. Updated: July 31, 2022 6:32 p.m. WEST SALEM, Wis. (WKBT) – People’s the ears allow them to understand and …

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The Big Valley Jamboree returns to Camrose, Alberta. after a 3 year hiatus

Country music fans won’t have to wait long for the Big Valley Jamboree (BVJ). After three years, the celebration of all things country returns to Camrose, Alta., on Thursday night. “It’s a bit surreal. I mean it’s been three years since we’ve been here,” BVJ digital media specialist Megan Benoit …

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The life of Shania Twain: More hurt than a handful of country songs

“I had a different ear for music than other kids,” says Shania Twain.netflix I don’t know about you, but I think a lot about Shania Twain. Not this way. It’s just the trajectory of his life and its extraordinary twists. You couldn’t invent. Unless you write a bunch of emotionally …

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Blake Shelton sings 20 songs, again after IndyCar race in Iowa

After a hot weekend of IndyCar race and a full concert lineup, country music superstar Blake Shelton was impressed. Thousands of fans stayed for over an hour to see him perform at Newton on Sunday. “I was literally terrified after two days of this, it was the last day, me …

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Ty Herndon shares unforgettable career advice from Reba McEntire

Ty Herndon’s life and musical journey has had its ups and downs. His first musical success came in the 1990s, but his life took a turn in the early 2000s when he entered rehab for drug and alcohol addiction. However, he returned to music at the end of the 2000s, …

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Kelsea Ballerini, Wade Bowen and more

Every week the wide open country the team rounds up our favorite new country, folk, bluegrass and Americana songs for the wide open country Six-pack. This week’s roundup includes an ode to pure love by Kelsey Waldon, two new duos from elite country stortellers and a sweeping ballad filled with …

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Who is the famous parent of ‘Claim to Fame’ star Logan? Fans say they know

Claim to fame fans think they’ve found out who contestant Logan is related to. The new ABC series, hosted by Kevin Jonas and his younger brother Frankie, sees 12 celebrity parents compete to discover their classmates’ celebrity connection while keeping their own famous relative a secret. The final entrant will …

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Country singer Ty Herndon says 2020 relapse made him suicidal

Country music star Ty Herndon says he was “inches away” from killing himself on New Years Eve 2020. The “What Mattered Most” singer reminds Page Six that he had been awake for days, relapsed on crystal meth, and was clutching a handful of Ambien pills. Although he doesn’t remember calling, …

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Country music venue Guitars & Cadillacs back at JoCo

Mitch Kerns and Jack Hanrahan, founders of Guitars and Cadillacs, are resurrecting the once-popular concert hall for a new location at Rosana Square in Overland Park. Luke Johnson ljohnson@kcstar.com Kansas City area single favorite Guitars and Cadillacs is making a comeback. The Country Music Venue and Live Dance Venue – …

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Turnpike Troubadours Adds Second Show to Whitewater Amphitheater Due to High Demand

It’s no secret that the Toll Highway Troubadours The return tour was the biggest news since the United States landed on the moon in 1969. Alright, alright, maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but demand for some Turnpike tickets has been so high it’s practically broke the internet as country music …

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Country music star performs free concert in Pottsville

America’s oldest brewery gave the community the celebration of summer as thousands came to see one of the biggest names in country music for free. POTTSVILLE, Pa. — Country music star Lee Brice took the stage in front of more than 17,000 fans in Pottsville, all for free. It’s all …

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Evan Felker’s Solo “Bottoms Up” From Back In 2013 Is A Must-Try

It still hasn’t hit me that the Toll Highway Troubadours are back together. We’re talking arguably the greatest country music band to ever walk this planet, behind the songwriting geniuses of frontman Evan Felker. There was a time when I truly believed I would never see the light of day, …

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The second annual Big Grass Bluegrass Festival planned for Paragould

The second annual Big Grass Bluegrass Festival will take place July 21-23 in downtown Paragould. The event is presented by the Collins Theater Foundation with support from KASU, as well as the Paragould Advertising and Promotion Commission, MOR Media, Hedge’s Roto-Rooter and First National Bank. The center of festival activities …

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Fireworks, Country Fest, Music by the Sea series: events this week

Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Dover Dover kicks off Independence Day with its annual reading of the Declaration of Independence on Monday July 4. Artists from the Garrison Players Arts Center will portray John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson and read the Declaration at 9 a.m. on …

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Greatest Country Love Songs of All Time – Billboard

Throughout the genre’s history, country music has had more than its share of sweet, romantic moments. Whether it’s finding your soul mate, realizing the one you love has been there all along, or heartbreakingly unrequited love, country music is full of tunes reminding us that love is real. You could …

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Annual FOP Lodge 122 Concert Brings Country Music Star to Cheboygan High

CHEBOYGAN — The Fraternal Order of Cheboygan of Police Lodge 122 will bring country music star Sylvia to the stage at Cheboygan High School for their annual fundraising concert. The concert at 7 p.m. on July 14, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, will take place in the gymnasium …

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Is John Mayer becoming country music’s greatest muse?

On a recent episode of our Whiskey Riff Raff podcast this month, Parker McCollum shared some of his most interesting and notable experiences on his rise to country stardom. As well as opening up to both the chef and King George, McCollum added: “There are only three men in the …

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Carly Pearce to Host Academy of Country Music Honors Event in Nashville

The Academy of Country Music® today announced that reigning ACM Female Artist of the Year and four-time ACM Award winner Carly Pearce will return for a second year to host the 15E ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC HONORS™, often described as the “country music industry’s favorite night.” The unforgettable evening …

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Everything you need to know about Country Jam 2022 in Colorado

Colorado’s biggest country music festival returns to the West Slope this weekend. MACK, Colo. — Country music fans rejoice! country jam the weekend is finally here. Now in its 30th year, County Jam is known as one of the top country music festivals in the United States. More than 15 …

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Line dancing is gaining popularity in Darwin with a new generation of dancers

It’s a dance commonly associated with cowboy boots and country towns, but this age-old pastime is beginning to find its way into the hearts of even the most hardened city dwellers. In Darwin, the Top End Mustangs have been line dancing in the Northern Territory for more than 20 years, …

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Iconic Salisbury ice cream parlor featured in country clip – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — For the past few weeks, Melissa Utley has been struggling to keep a secret. Now that several hundred thousand people know what she’s doing, she can breathe out and enjoy the moment. Just after midnight on Friday morning, country music star and North Carolina native Luke Combs released …

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Rina Sawayama breaks the mold as a British artist making country music

Rina Sawayama is taking the UK country scene by storm – not that there’s much competition as a Brit in the ‘big Wild West’. Here’s what the “This Hell” artist had to say about his exploration of, and interest in, country-pop music. Rina Sawayama released her single “This Hell” in …

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Carolina Country Music Fest positively impacts local businesses

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — The Carolina Country Music Fest drew tens of thousands to the Grand Strand. The four-day event brought together musicians like Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and many more. “{It was} hands down one of our busiest weekends we’ve ever had,” said Gabby Javens, server …

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Brea Grant talks about her country music horror film Torn Hearts

We chat with the director about her one-of-a-kind country music horror flick and how it exposes the anxiety surrounding a slowly changing creative industry. Primordial By Brad Gullickson Published June 12, 2022 Check the Gate is a recurring column where we meet directors one-on-one in an effort to uncover the …

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Jeannie Seely Wins Song of the Year at Arkansas Country Music Awards

Photo credit: Cyndi Hornsby NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music icon Jeannie Seeley won song of the year to Arkansas Country Music Awards as a songwriter for “Yours” recorded as a duet Joe and Diana (Joe Wade Smith and Diane Berry). The co-hosts of the ceremony, journalist and country music historian …

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Country music series starring Trace Adkins gets new premiere date

Fox’s 2022 fall schedule includes new release date for upcoming series with a country music legend Tracer Adkinswhich had previously been postponed. Monarch is slated to premiere Sunday, September 11 at 8 p.m., Monarch on FOX tweeted, announcing, “The first country music family is coming.” Adkins, who will star alongside …

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Havelock Country Jamboree canceled for 2022

Operators of the Havelock Country Jamboree have officially ended the 2022 edition of the four-day country music festival, upsetting ticket holders who have been waiting for the festival to resume since it was last held in 2019. The 2023 event could even be in limbo as well, organizers said. The …

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The diversity of styles in country music

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Keith Urban wearing his typical jeans and t-shirt style and Lil Nas X … [+] wearing fitted white jeans with a matching jacket, cowboy hat and boots. Both performed onstage on day three of the 2019 CMA Music Festival on June 08, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo …

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‘Torn Hearts,’ a new country music horror movie

“Torn Hearts” debuted on streaming services last month. Nashville-based horror giant Blumhouse TV produced the movie Music Row. A country music…horror film? Yes, that’s one thing. “Torn Hearts” – a bloody 97-minute thriller from Epix and Hollywood fear factory Blumhouse – takes viewers to a fictional Nashville, where a duo …

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Dallas Black Dance Theater’s Big Dance to Celebrate Country Music Icon Charley Pride – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Charley Pride’s career spanned decades, with some of the biggest hits coming in the 1970s. Even today, Pride’s contribution to American music and history has lasted well beyond his lifetime. “His shows were never boring because they were never the same,” Rozene Pride said in a rare TV interview with …

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Rising country music star Parker McCollum performs in Charleston on Thursday | Culture & Leisure

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Troubadour Fest features some of the best barbecue and country music in Texas

The Troubadours Festival combines two beloved Texas institutions – country music and barbecue – for an all-day event on June 4 in Georgetown. We’re not talking about a few corporate barbecue restaurants or home cooks. Troubadour rolls smoked meats at nearly 50 restaurants statewide, including some of the biggest names …

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Ryman Auditorium Makes History With New Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Monument

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame presented the Ryman with a historic landmark in a ceremony this week. The monument marks the beginning of a planned multi-year partnership between Rock Hall and Ryman. More than 100 Rocl Hall artists have played the Ryman, including Springsteen and Dylan. Country music‘s …

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Which superstar is launching the first-ever Yakima Hop country music festival

We’ve been waiting a week to find out which country artist will headline Yakima’s Hop Country Music Festival this fall and now we know it! And they are not joking. Ol’ King Cole is a cheerful young soul scammer photo attachment Multi-platinum superstar Cole Swindell brings his brand of young, …

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‘American Idol’ crowns the winner after Noah Thompson and Huntergirl face off

the “American Idol” the finale included star performances, touching hometown visits – and a new winner crowned, after a country showdown. Before Season 20 ends on Sunday night, the final three contestants – Lea Marlene, huntress and Noah Thompson — each made their final plea for America’s vote during the …

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TJ Walker releases new single that features in upcoming Nashville-based country musical – Entertainment Focus

T.Walker today (May 20) announces their upcoming second album ‘half way to somewhere‘ and releases her brand new debut single “With and Without You”, featuring TJ’s trademark guitar work which is now aided and abetted by his band, plus an additional horn section! Walker’s 10-track debut album ‘The Long Game’ …

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Aaron Pritchett on the main stage of the new country music festival – Aldergrove Star

BCCMA award-winning country singer and former Langley resident Aaron Pritchett is set to headline the 2022 West Coast Women’s Show. The country music star, who first moved to Langley in the mid-1980s, shared that the area was then known as “the sticks”. “But that lifestyle led me to live in …

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‘Queer Country’ explores the origins of a burgeoning music genre

‘Deaf Utopia: A Memoir – and a Love Letter to a Way of Life’By Nyle DiMarcoaround 2022, William Morrow$22.99/336 pages ‘Real Biz’By Sara Noviccirca 2022, Random House$27/388 pages In the 1970s, while I was driving the T in Boston, a man tried to get my attention. He seemed to be …

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Eric Church in 2007 on the lack of emotion in country music: “The downside of the format is that it’s too neat and tidy”

It’s pretty obvious that the country music superstar Eric Church has come a long way from its beginnings play barbecue joints in the mountains from western North Carolina during his college years in Appalachia State. He released his first studio album, sinners like mein 2006, and the rest, as they …

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Dallas Black Dance Theater fundraising event will honor late country music icon

Dallas Black Dance Theater (DBDT) Annual Fundraising Event The BIG Dance Features a Boot Scootin’ Boogie: Hometown Salute to Charley Pride, Late Country Music Icon Honored with 2020 CMA Lifetime Achievement Award . The Dallas Black Dance Theater celebrates the closing of its 45th anniversary season with a Big D-worthy …

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Friends remember country music icon Mickey Gilley

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – Country music icon Mickey Gilley was more than a hitmaker. He played a vital role in bringing the style of country music to a wider audience than ever before. Gilley died this weekend at age 86. Now Gilley’s friends are talking about how he made that …

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OUTLOOK: Country music icon Patsy Cline comes to life at the Parkside Playhouse Theater – The Vicksburg Post

Letter writing has become a dying art, with email and text messaging becoming the preferred means of communication. That wasn’t the case, however, in 1961 when country music icon Patsy Cline began exchanging letters with a woman she met at a Texas bar. Cline and Louise Seger, who was a …

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A huge country music festival is coming to New Jersey

We are now just over a month away from Wildwood, New Jersey becoming the epicenter of the country music world with the return of the Barefoot Country Music Fest June 16-19. With over 40 acts, the show is one of the largest country music concerts in the country, taking place …

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5 country stars we want in the next

It’s official. Dolly Parton rocks! The country music legend was announced on Tuesday as Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2022yet another kudos from the industry in a career brimming with accolades. Although Parton, 76, initially balked – she tried to decline her nomination on social media …

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Classic Country: Music calls Joey Rowland on stage, on the road | Western Colorado

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Macon native Jason Aldean recalls Nashville’s road to stardom

MACON, Ga. — Country superstar Jason Aldean builds on Macon’s musical heritage and pays homage to his hometown with a double album. Aldean released the “Macon” half of “Macon, Georgia” in November and the “Georgia” half on April 22. Speaking to 13WMAZ anchor Frank Malloy on Zoom from his spot …

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Stagecoach 2022: What to know about the return of the country music festival | Health

LOS ANGELES — If two weekends of Coachella weren’t enough to scratch that festival itch, you’re in luck. Stagecoach – one of the biggest country music festivals in the world – is back after its pandemic-induced hiatus. Here are the most important things to know ahead of this weekend’s events. …

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Morgan Wallen’s ‘Don’t Think Jesus’ Debuts Hot Country Songs – Billboard

Morgan Wallen becomes the first artist to score a No. 1 debut trio on Billboardsince the start of the survey as an overall gender ranking in October 1958. On the April 30 count, Wallen’s “Don’t Think Jesus,” released on Mercury/Republic/Big Loud Records April 15, explodes to the top. That gives …

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Country star Jimmie Allen to perform May 1 at the Monster Mile

Award-winning country music superstar Jimmie Allen will perform a pre-race concert at 12:45 p.m. Sunday May 1 at the Monster Mile in Dover ahead of the DuraMAX Drydene 400 race presented by RelaDyne NASCAR Cup Series. Allen, a Milton native, enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame within a few years, …

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Country music legend EKY gives back to alma mater class of 2022

Weekday broadcast of WYMT Mountain News First at Four PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) — Award-winning country music star Chris Stapleton is known for giving back to his hometown and his alma mater. He donated more than $50,000 for musical instruments as well as a free concert for Johnson County students and …

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Kane Brown reveals new single ‘Like I Love Country Music’ in father-daughter video

by Tiffany Goldstein 3 hours ago Hitmaker Kane Brown has some new music up his sleeve, and this time he’s paying homage to the country legends who paved the way before him. The “A MississippiThe singer took to Instagram on Monday night (April 18) to tease a traditional ’90s-inspired country …

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Waitara Country Music Festival returns for fifth year

SIMON O’CONNOR / Stuff Jocelyn and George Tuahine are the organizers of the Taranaki Country Music Festival which is in its fifth year this Easter weekend. More than 40 artists will take to the stage in Waitara this weekend for the fifth Taranaki Country Music Festival. The three-day festival, held …

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Country Music Association announces initial lineup for CMA Fest 2022

If the Country Music Association’s initial lineup for CMA Fest 2022 highlights anything, Nashville is “back” — and it’s back bigger than ever. The 49th festival returns to downtown Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, after a two-year postponement due to COVID-19. Tickets for the event (including exclusive deluxe level …

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What to watch on TV: Kim Kardashian, country music, football

SUNDAY The 2021 documentary “Roadrunner: a film about Anthony Bourdain” remembers globetrotting celebrity chef who died in 2018. 6 and 8:30 p.m. CNN Get ready to say goodbye to your favorite enemies with the series finale of “Kill Eve.” Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer star. 8 p.m. BBC America; anytime, …

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Wynonna Judd went from a White House addiction to her country music career

After growing up poor in Appalachia, Country star Wynonna Judd has said she has gone from a “White House addiction” throughout her career. In the ’80s, she and her mother, Naomi Judd, topped the country music charts as the tousled-haired duo, The Judds. And after saying goodbye in 1991, Wynonna …

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Global Country Music Superstar Brad Paisley to Perform at SHRM Annual Conference & Expo

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SHRM (The Society for Human Resource Management) today announced that global country music superstar Brad Paisley will perform on Tuesday, June 14 at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 (SHRM22), to be held in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center June 12-15. Live on …

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Grammys 2022: Carrie Underwood looks like country music royalty in a princess-style ballgown

Carrie Underwood looks like country music royalty in a princess-style ballgown as she arrives at the Grammys with doting hubby Mike Fisher (who plants a sweet kiss on her cheek!) By Christine Rendon For Dailymail.com Published: 6:56 p.m. EDT, April 3, 2022 | Update: 7:11 p.m. EDT, April 3, 2022 …

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Tommy Jackson: State prepares to showcase its impressive country music roster | Community

The finalists have been announced, the fan votes have been cast, the program is set up quickly and once the selection committee has made its choices, all that’s left to do is wait for the big night. Of course, I’m referring to the fifth annual Arkansas Country Music Awards scheduled …

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The man behind the ‘world’s first gay country album’ is touring the country

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – In the late ’70s, a man suddenly found himself touring the country playing songs he thought the world would never hear. Nearly 50 years after the release of his first album, he just released a second, and he now travels around Tennessee playing music. It is …

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Country singer Jeff Carson dies aged 58

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music singer and songwriter Jeff Carson, who scored hits with “Not On Your Love” and “The Car” before becoming a police officer, has died in Tennessee, his publicist said. He was 58 years old. Carson died of a heart attack at a Franklin hospital, 2911 Media’s …

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Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch in concert at 1st Summit Arena | News

This concert will make you party. Country music singer/songwriter Dustin Lynch, with special guest Sean Stemaly, will perform his Party Mode Tour at 8 p.m. April 2 at 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial, 326 Napoleon St. in downtown Johnstown . Lynch has built a steady recording career …

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Luke Combs scratched as a performer at the 2022 CMT Music Awards

Luke Combs won’t be performing at the 2022 CMT Music Awards, after all. The “Doin’ This” singer has been removed from a roster of artists first announced on Tuesday (March 22). The Video of the Year nominee was due to record their performance for the April 11 awards show, Thursday, …

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Willie Nelson’s Legacy Celebrated With Lifetime Vinyl Box Set

A new vinyl box set will celebrate Willie Nelson’s 60 years as a recording artist with a career-spanning collection that brings together seven of the country legend’s essential albums. Vinyl me, please VMP Anthology: The Willie Nelson Story spans from the 1965s Country Willie (his own songs) to a quartet …

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At sold-out Chaifetz, Cody Johnson makes the case for Country Music Show of the Year | concert reviews

By Amanda St. Amand Special for the Post-Dispatch Cody Johnson brought more than his authentic country music to a sold-out crowd of 8,000 fans on Saturday night. He might as well have packed a stack of poker chips and served as a warning to every country artist, real or pseudo, …

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Dolly Parton says joining Rock Hall would be like ‘AC/DC in the Country Hall of Fame’

Thursday morning, Dolly Parton ventured into the womb of FoxNews“Fox & Friends”, hotbed of propaganda and disinformation, in order to set the record straight on his decision to decline his probable nomination to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “Well, I didn’t exactly feel good about it,” she said …

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Country music singer Kelsea Ballerini wows in skimpy bikini in sunny snap of immaculate Nashville home

March 15, 2022 – 2:51 p.m. GMT Jenni McKnight Country music singer Kelsea Ballerini enjoyed a rare day off and soaked up the sun from her Nashville home in a gorgeous bikini Kelsea Ballerini shared a beautiful bikini photo with her fans as she soaked up the sun …

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