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  • CROWDS CLAMORING FOR NEW MUSIC FROM CHASE RICE FOLLOWING FIRST THREE SOLD-OUT “PUB SHOWS”

    Mar 27, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Chase Rice has established himself as a no-holds-barred artist, as forthright on stage as he is off, constantly finding creative ways to engage with fans and deliver authentic experiences driven by music. Having launched his 2017 tour with back-to-back sold-out shows at the newly built House of Blues in Anaheim, Calif. and returned from a successful Canadian run, Rice veered off the beaten path over the weekend to play his first three “Pub Shows” at select venues throughout Georgia.

  • "Wheels" Single Art Courtesy of Creative Nation

    STEVE MOAKLER’S NOSTALGIC MUSIC VIDEO “WHEELS” PREMIERES EXCLUSIVELY ON CMT

    Mar 20, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On the heels of last Friday’s album release, Steel Town, nearly 10 years after moving to Nashville from ‘the steel city,’ singer/songwriter Steve Moakler is not only celebrating a new album but also a music video for his current single “Wheels” today, Monday, March 20, exclusively on all CMT platforms. The video, directed by Reid Long (ACM Video of the Year winner for Eric Church’s “Mr.

  • "Old School Groove" Single Art Courtesy of SMACKSongs

    Jo SMITH THROWS IT BACK AND DOWN WITH “OLD SCHOOL GROOVE”

    Mar 17, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – SMACKSongs artist Jo Smith throws it back and down with a Motown inspired torcher set to steel guitar on “Old School Groove,” which was revealed as a HIGHWAY FIND on SiriusXM’s “The Highway” earlier today.

    “I love how this song connects with people,” says Smith. “There is a reason that vinyl is making a comeback, and I think this song captures the essence of that time.”

  • ING ME BACK HOME: THE MUSIC OF MERLE HAGGARD AN ALL-STAR CONCERT CELEBRATION  TO BE HELD AT NASHVILLE’S BRIDGESTONE ARENA ON APRIL 6, 2017

    MUSIC STARS TOBY KEITH, ALABAMA & BILLY GIBBONS OF ZZ TOP ADDED TO ALL-STAR CONCERT CELEBRATION HONORING MERLE HAGGARD

    Mar 17, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Music stars Toby Keith, Alabama & Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top have been added to the all-star lineup at Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, previously reported by The Tennessean. The event is an all-star concert event taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.

  • Free Tour Admission for Visitors with a Tennessee State ID on Sunday, March 26   Unique Performances—from Little Big Town’s 2017 Residency to the Recently Announced  Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit Five-Night Ryman Run in October—Highlight CMA Venue of the

    TO KICK OFF YEAR-LONG 125th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, RYMAN AUDITORIUM WELCOMES ALL FOR COMMUNITY DAY SPONSORED BY NISSAN AND SUNTRUST BANK

    Mar 16, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On Sunday, March 26, Tennessee residents are invited to celebrate the Ryman Auditorium’s 125th anniversary with a daytime tour experience free of charge as part of a Community Appreciation Day sponsored by Ryman partners Nissan and SunTrust Bank, as originally reported by The Tennessean. Complimentary self-guided tours will be available from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Something's Going On Album Art Courtesy of BBR Music Group/ Wheelhouse Records

    ICONIC HITMAKER TRACE ADKINS CELEBRATES THE RELEASE OF NEW MUSIC WITH A PERFORMANCE OF “WATERED DOWN” MARCH 31 ON “TODAY”

    Mar 16, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Throughout his decades-long career, Trace Adkins has told his truth and lived with the consequences, so it comes as no surprise that he delivers one of the most raw and honest observations on life on the “other side of 40” in “Watered Down” the first single from his BBR Music Group/Wheelhouse Records LP, Something’s Going On March 31 on “Today.”

  • Steve Moakler Courtesy of Creative Nation

    STEVE MOAKLER’S SIRIUSXM INAUGURAL HIGHWAY FINDS TOUR LAUNCHES TODAY, MARCH 16

    Mar 16, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Breakout country artist who appeared on more than 20 Ones to Watch 2016 lists including CMT, Huffington Post, Nashville Lifestyles, Rolling Stone Country and more, Steve Moakler, will kick off his headlining SiriusXM-backed The Highway Finds Tour today, Thursday, March 16. Just four hours later the “in demand” (Taste of Country) singer/songwriter will release his fourth studio album, Steel Town, available at digital retail and streaming at midnight on Friday, March 17.

  • GEORGE STRAIT TO MAKE MUSIC HISTORY WITH NEXT CHAPTER, BEGINNING APRIL 7

    Mar 10, 2017

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – With a North American record-setting final tour stop sell-out at AT&T Stadium on his The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, 104,793 fans helped multiple ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year George Strait bring one chapter of his inimitable touring career to a close, but the book is far from over for the iconic artist who continues to rank among country music's most-streamed artists, logging more than four billion audio streams and counting as of this week.

  • Russell Dickerson Courtesy of Dennis Entertainment

    RUSSELL DICKERSON’S “BLUE TACOMA” MAKES CUT IN NEW X-MEN MOTION PICTURE, LOGAN

    Mar 03, 2017

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Nashville-bred singer/songwriter Russell Dickerson recorded “Blue Tacoma” in 2016 before signing to Sony's Triple Tigers label last year, however like many songs, they only better with time. Such is the case with "Blue Tacoma," having been tapped for the new Marvel comics film Logan, a follow up to the X-Men favorite, Wolverine. The film, in theaters today, features actor Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in his latest X-Men movie.

  • Dan + Shay attend The Shack premiere  Courtesy of Dan + Shay

    DOUBLE-ACM NOMINEES DAN + SHAY ATTEND THE SHACK PREMIERE BEFORE 3/1 TODAY SHOW PERFORMANCE

    Feb 28, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When chart-topping country duo Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) sat down with songwriter friends Jon Nite and Justin Ebach to write a song inspired by the Lionsgate original motion picture, The Shack, as well as Shay’s impending fatherhood, “When I Pray For You” practically wrote itself. In celebration of the The Shack's March 3 nationwide release, the Platinum-selling pair will perform the emotionally charged ballad on NBC’s TODAY on Wednesday morning, after attending the film’s New York premiere the evening before.

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