“When we hit pause on our 2020 tour, I never thought we would go much past the fall, let alone into 2021,” says eight-time Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney. “The idea that it would be three years before I would stand in the end zone of Gillette Stadium, where No Shoes Nation was born, wasn’t something any of us could conceive.
Building on the momentum that began with the first wave of Country stars announced earlier this month, the “Cameo Goes Country” charitable campaign has added even more star power to the platform in support of ACM Lifting Lives with over 50 artists and celebrities now participating.
With over 50 years in entertainment, iconic GRAMMY award winners Earth, Wind & Fire will perform at the Grand Ole Opry House on Sunday, October 17 at 7:30pm CDT. Tickets start at $40.50 and are on sale now at ryman.com.
On the heels of their return to in-person shows earlier this month in Colorado, Michael Franti & Spearhead continue to thrill fans around the globe with the announcement of the Good Day For A Good Day World Tour, kicking off this summer in the U.S. through the end of 2021, followed by 13 European dates in early 2022. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, June 18 at 10am local time at MichaelFranti.com.
Celebrated by The Washington Post for his “deafening country rock that has earned him a loyal fanbase,” truth-teller Brantley Gilbert took to social media with his friends turned collaborators Toby Keith and HARDY for the first taste of “The Worst Country Song Of All Time” – the Georgia-native’s highly-anticipated new single, ready for release on Friday, June 18, via The Valory Music Co. Pre-save the song, which will impact Country Radio on Monday, June 21, HERE.
22-time GRAMMY Award winner and legendary songwriter Vince Gill has entered into a publishing/writer management agreement with independent music publisher Jody Williams Songs (JWS). Self-published since the beginning of his career, working with JWS marks the first time Gill has engaged creatively with any publishing entity. The company will be responsible for managing Vince’s writing calendar and the promotion of resulting new songs as well as his catalog of unrecorded songs.
Today singer/songwriter Caitlyn Smith releases an acoustic version of her current single “I Can’t,” featuring GRAMMY-nominated Old Dominion. The new release comes the same week Smith finds herself charting for the first time on the country music airplay charts. With a penchant for storytelling, the format is a natural home for the in-demand songwriter who has had cuts by Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean and most recently on Miley Cyrus’s latest album Plastic Hearts. Listen to “I Can’t (Feat. Old Dominion) (Acoustic)” HERE.
FORT WORTH, Texas – East Texas singer-songwriter Vincent Neil Emerson approaches his craft with a “rich, lived-in quality that belies his age” boasts Uncut, touching on the trials and tribulations of life by filling his songs with striking, stark stories coupled with a hint of hope and determination. His latest release “High On Gettin’ By” illustrates his talent and aptitude for capturing what it’s like to feel as though the world is crashing down around you while holding on to hope for the future keeps you going. Listen to “High On Gettin’ By” and pre-order Emerson’s self-titled album HERE.