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  • DARIUS RUCKER AND FRIENDS RAISE $220K FOR ST. JUDE

    Jun 10, 2015
    Concert Featuring Little Big Town, Brett Eldredge and Golf Tourney Draw Record Gift

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 10, 2015) – Darius Rucker has a lot of friends. Put them all together and they can do amazing things. Like raise more than $220,000 for childhood cancer and other life threatening diseases at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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    DIGITAL TRAIL BLAZER HUNTER HAYES’ STREAMING STRATEGY FOR NEW SINGLES DRAWS ATTENTION

    Jun 10, 2015
    "21" added by almost 100 stations as Billboard wonders if the young star can ‘help usher in a much-needed digital era for country’
     
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Wednesday, June 10, 2015) – Hunter Hayes is this week's No. 1 most-added country artist with nearly 100 total stations already falling for the party-all-your-life energy of "21." The new way Hayes is approaching the release of his latest single is drawing widespread attention, too.
  • Kenny Chesney Packs Soldier Field

    Jun 08, 2015

    Miranda Lambert Guests for 2; Massive Crowd Rocks for Over Two Hours

    Chicago, IL:  Kenny Chesney’s been tearing it up at the stadiums this summer with The Big Revival 2015 Tour.  He’s broken his own record at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field with 55,381 and prompted The Dallas Morning News to opine “Two parts Mick Jagger, one part Bruce Springsteen and one part Billy Graham” after his Texas/AT&T Stadium show. 
     

  • A THOUSAND HORSES RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM SOUTHERNALITY ON TUESDAY, JUNE 9

    Jun 08, 2015
    Breakout band to celebrate release week with performances at CMT Awards, CMA Fest and Bonnaroo

     
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (June 8, 2015) – Get ready for more music from Republic Nashville’s A Thousand Horses. After one of the fastest starts in country music history, the band will release their highly anticipated debut album Southernality on Tuesday, June 9.
     

  • CHURCH CHOIR COMES FIRST FOR ERIC CHURCH DURING CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

    Jun 08, 2015
     
    Performances at CMT Awards, Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam, Nightly Concert at LP Field & More; Plus Pop-Up Store in East Nashville Benefiting Chief Cares Fund

     
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (June 8, 2015) -- Eric Church has been on the road the majority of the year with his record-breaking “The Outsiders World Tour” which was ranked No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Tours, but he will return to Nashville this week to thank the fans that have supported him since he debuted his first music at CMA Music Festival in 2006.
     

  • DARIUS RUCKER TAPS BRETT ELDREDGE, LITTLE BIG TOWN AND MORE FOR BENEFIT

    Jun 02, 2015
    Rucker’s sold-out “Darius and Friends” benefit concert takes place June 8 at Wildhorse Saloon
     

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 2, 2015) – Darius Rucker has put together an exciting lineup of some of today’s best country music performers for his sixth annual “Darius and Friends” benefit concert June 8 at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville.

  • A THOUSAND HORSES LEADS THE PACK WITH #1 HIT “SMOKE”

    Jun 01, 2015
    First New Act Of 2015 To Top The Country Charts


    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 1, 2015) – A Thousand Horses haven’t slowed down since their history-making debut on the Country charts earlier this year with their first single “Smoke.”The hit song has reached the number 1 spot this week on both Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay charts, one week before their debut album, Southernality (Republic Nashville), is released on June 9.
     

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    Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival Hits Pittsburgh

    Jun 01, 2015

    200 Ships, “Jurassic World” & a NEW Attendance Record

     
                Pittsburgh, PA:  The advance coverage began almost two weeks prior in anticipation of Kenny Chesney’s 8thsold-out appearance at Heinz Field. The No Shoes Nation navy, eventually numbering well over 200 boats, began dropping anchor Tuesday evening... Local filmmakers even created a “Jurassic World” teaser clip, featuring the country star towering over the iconic football field, which went viral.
     

  • Kenny Chesney - The Wall Street Journal

    May 24, 2015

    Country star Kenny Chesney is today’s most relentless and successful touring act, filling arenas and stadiums every summer for more than a decade. John Jurgensen joins Lunch Break with details from the inside of the singer’s touring machine.

     

    The night before his recent concert in Cowboys Stadium here, Kenny Chesney went up to the nosebleed section and surveyed the ocean of empty seats below. It's his ritual preshow trek to the cheap seats, a way to stay in touch with what the fans will see from the last row. There was also a more calculated reason for his visit.

     

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