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  • SING 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

    WILLIE NELSON, KENNY CHESNEY, MIRANDA LAMBERT, JOHN MELLENCAMP AND DIERKS BENTLEY TO HEADLINE ALL-STAR CONCERT CELEBRATION HONORING MERLE HAGGARD

    Feb 27, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The family of Merle Haggard, Blackbird Presents and Willie Nelson are proud to announce Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, an all-star concert event taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. CT in honor of what would have been Merle’s 80th birthday and the one-year anniversary of his passing.

  • Darius Rucker as Desmond Abati

    3x GRAMMY WINNER DARIUS RUCKER TO GUEST STAR ON FRIDAY’S NEW EPISODE OF CBS’ HAWAII FIVE-0

    Feb 23, 2017

    HONALULU, Hawaii.  – GRAMMY Award-winning country music singer/songwriter Darius Rucker will showcase another talent this week as he makes a guest appearance on Hawaii Five-0. As originally reported by Entertainment Weekly, Rucker will play the role of bomb maker and notorious criminal Desmond Abati in the episode airing this Friday, February 24 at 9pm ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.

  • Dan + Shay play to sold out Ryman Auditorium crowd on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Photo Credit: Rob Norris

    DAN + SHAY ROCK SOLD-OUT CROWD IN DUO’S FIRST HEADLINING SHOW AT HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM

    Feb 22, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With fans singing along from the very first word, Academy of Country Music-nominated duo Dan + Shay celebrated their first appearance at historic Ryman Auditorium with a raucous show that left the sold-out crowd breathless for more.

    The show, part of the rising duo’s spring Obsessed Tour, was a crowning moment for Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, who moved to Nashville five years ago to chase their musical obsession.

  • Eric Church plays to a sold-out crowd at Minneapolis, Minn.'s Target Center

    ERIC CHURCH DOESN’T BACK DOWN ON HOLDIN’ MY OWN TOUR

    Feb 21, 2017

    Nashville, Tenn. – After witnessing the three-hour, two-set marathon show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center merely weeks ago, Rolling Stone professed, “Eric Church sets the bar.” The exchange in energy with the audience and passion that fuels the man behind the CMA’s Album of the Year is an earned one after years of putting his fans first.

  • "Wheels" Single Art Courtesy of Creative Nation

    STEVE MOAKLER’S “WHEELS” ROLLS OUT TODAY

    Feb 17, 2017

    Nashville, Tenn. – Country singer, songwriter and road warrior Steve Moakler is gearing up for the release of Steel Town, an 11-song collection of tunes he would call “the most personal album I could create.” Its release is timed with his headlining tour, presented by SiriusXM’s “The Highway” and Live Nation. Steel Town will mark Moakler’s fourth studio release, and is available for pre-order today, Friday, Feb.

  • Hunter Hayes Photo Credit: Robby Klein

    HUNTER HAYES INVITES FANS INTO THE RECORDING STUDIO VIA VIRTUAL REALITY

    Feb 17, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A self-proclaimed “geek” who has been tapped by Mashable as an “Artist That Backs Music with Digital Dexterity,” Hunter Hayes is constantly seeking innovative ways to interact with his fans and create unique experiences for them, whether it be at live shows or through digital platforms.

  • Shane McAnally

    SHANE MCANALLY EARNS THREE NOMINATIONS AT 2017 ACM AWARDS

    Feb 17, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Academy of Country Music announced this morning that award-winning creative powerhouse, Shane McAnally, is nominated for three categories at the 2017 ACM Awards for Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year. The critically acclaimed songwriter, producer and newly appointed label co-president is a 12-time ACM nominee, and has earned awards in the Songwriter of the Year and Album of the Year categories previously.

  • Big Revival, Life on a Rock, Lucky Old Sun, Welcome to the Fishbowl certify

    Kenny Chesney’s Heavy Metal

    Feb 16, 2017

    Somewhere in the Sun -- When Kenny Chesney makes a record, he takes all 10 or 12 songs into consideration, not just the handful that will end up on the radio. Over a career that has seen the 8-time Entertainer of the Year spend 76 weeks at No. 1, Chesney has also been an artist whose albums continue selling long after the release cycle.

  • Wheeler Walker Jr. Credit: David McClister

    WHEELER WALKER JR. PREPARES ANOTHER BROADSIDE ASSAULT ON NASHVILLE WITH RELEASE OF OL’ WHEELER

    Feb 14, 2017

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville pariah Wheeler Walker Jr. just keeps challenging the country music status quo. The singer, songwriter and trailblazer is back with his second album, Ol’ Wheeler, due June 2 via Thirty Tigers.

  • Brandy Clark Photo Credit: David McClister

    6X GRAMMY NOMINEE BRANDY CLARK ON "CBS THIS MORNING" SATURDAY, FEB. 11

    Feb 10, 2017

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Six-time GRAMMY nominee and CMA Award winning country artist Brandy Clark will kick-off GRAMMY week with an intimate and unfiltered interview from a studio in Los Angeles with Don Dahler this Saturday, Feb. 11 on "CBS This Morning." Catch the teaser here.

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