While appearing on stage at 30 Rock to perform his current single “Heartbreak” on Third Hour Today earlier this morning, Hunter Hayes surprised viewers and fans around the world with the announcement that Wild Blue (Part I), – initially rumored to be released on October 11 – will now arrive earlier: this Friday, August 16on digital platforms everywhere (Warner Music Nashville).
If ever there was a song that this world needs to hear right now, it’s “Hail Mary.” And if there ever was the ideal country duo to deliver this song, it’s undoubtedly Haley & Michaels. The husband and wife team announced the July release of their brand new single while opening up for three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean at Country Stampede on June 22.
The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival has long been known as the site of some of the year’s most unforgettable music performances and food experiences. Yet for many, the event’s long list of artisans that come from all over the country to share their wares adds to the experience that Forbes raves has “set itself apart...based upon a series of immersive fan experiences that celebrate not just music but culture, cuisine and art as well,” and its fifth year will be no exception come September 21-22.
Due to illness Lynyrd Skynyrd must postpone shows for their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour this weekend. The Friday, Aug. 16, date at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV has been rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 18, and the Saturday, Aug. 17, performance at Toyota Amphitheatre in Wheatland, CA for Saturday, Oct. 19. Bad Company will remain as special guest, co-headliner for the rescheduled Las Vegas date on Oct. 18. Tickets purchased for the original August 16 and 17 dates will be honored for the rescheduled dates in October.
With three years of sold out shows at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the superstar known worldwide as The King of Country, is now set to expand his “Strait to Vegas” shows into 2020. George Strait will add two shows at T-Mobile Arena on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 and Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Tickets go on sale on Friday, Aug. 23 at 10am local time via www.StraittoVegas.com.
Fans have been asking, and country music trailblazer Hunter Hayes is officially answering. The Warner Music Nashville singer / songwriter dropped an unexpected video this morning announcing a new album, calling fans to tune in to NBC’s TODAY tomorrow, August 14 at 9:00am local time for more details (watch video HERE). The “Wanted” singer has been creating buzz among fans the past week with a cryptic banner outside of the label’s office in Nashville, TN, drawing them to visit the banner and tag Hayes on social media.
Nashville troubadour Erin Enderlin will soon reveal the third chapter of her four-installment 2019 digital EP series with the eagerly-awaited release of Chapter Three: Whatever Gets You Through The Night on August 23. As did its predecessors, the new EP focuses on character-driven lyrical storytelling on matters of love, loss, struggle and hope.
Country music singer/songwriter Scotty McCreery is having a great week! Earlier this week McCreery learned his No. 1 song “This Is It” was certified Platinum by the RIAA. The video also recently surpassed 50 million views. On the heels of those milestones, McCreery has sold out his first-ever shows in the United Kingdom on the same day as the tickets were put on sale. McCreery will perform in London on Oct. 26 and Manchester on Oct. 27 as part of Country Music Week.