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  • DARIUS RUCKER JOINS PGA TOUR AS OFFICIAL BRAND AMBASSADOR

    Feb 06, 2019

    The PGA TOUR announced today that three-time GRAMMY Award winner Darius Ruckerwill become the organization’s first formal brand ambassador. The announcement was made during Rucker’s media appearance at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in Pebble Beach, California where he is competing this week as part of the celebrity field.

  • LYNYRD SKYNYRD ANNOUNCES 2019 U.S. DATES FOR LAST OF THE STREET SURVIVORS FAREWELL TOUR

    Feb 04, 2019

    Last year Southern Rock icons, Lynyrd Skynyrd, announced that, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums with more than 30 million units sold, they would embark on their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the career-concluding farewell tour logged over 50 stops by the end of 2018. 

  • MICHAEL RAY KICKS OFF NINETEEN TOUR + FIRST UK RUN

    Feb 04, 2019

    Much has changed for singer/songwriter Michael Ray since he was named one of Country Radio Seminar’s New Faces of Country Music in 2018. He released his highly-anticipated sophomore album Amos, which debuted in the Top 3 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and honors Ray’s influential grandfather in name.  He’s made daytime television debuts on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and ABC’s “Good Morning America,” as well as his late-night debut on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” He wowed on his first arena run playing direct support to Old Dominion. To top off an already stellar year, Ray announced his engagement to fellow country artist Carly Pearce.

  • GEORGE STRAIT ANNOUNCES 30th STUDIO ALBUM HONKY TONK TIME MACHINE - DUE OUT MARCH 29

    Feb 01, 2019

    Iconic entertainer and King of Country Music George Strait announces today his brand-new album Honky Tonk Time Machine due out Friday, March 29 on MCA Nashville. Comprised of 12 original titles plus Strait’s version of the Johnny Paycheck classic “Old Violin,” Honky Tonk Time Machine marks an incredible 30th career studio album for Strait. Strait, who produced the album alongside Chuck Ainlay, wrote eight of the 13 tracks including “Sing One with Willie” featuring Willie Nelson that the pair happily debuted at a recent Nashville show marking the first time the two country icons have ever shared the stage.

  • PBS AND RYMAN AUDITORIUM ANNOUNCE “COUNTRY MUSIC: LIVE AT THE RYMAN, A CONCERT CELEBRATING THE FILM BY KEN BURNS” SET FOR MARCH 27

    Feb 01, 2019

    Following an eight-year exploration, documentary giant Ken Burns’s 16-hour "Country Music" premieres in the fall of 2019 on PBS. In honor of the profile on “Country Music,” Ryman Auditorium will present “Country Music: Live at the Ryman, a Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns.” Burns will host the evening, presented by Bank of America, featuring performances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Brenda Lee, Kathy Mattea, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Asleep at the Wheel, Holly Williams and Dwight Yoakam on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Tickets to “Country Music: Live at the Ryman, a Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns” will go on sale February 8 at 10:00am central via ticketmaster.com, Ryman.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

  • ERIC CHURCH LIVE CONCERTS TO BROADCAST EXCLUSIVELY ON SIRIUSXM'S THE HIGHWAY CHANNEL

    Jan 31, 2019

    SiriusXM announced today that The Highway channel will exclusively broadcast four live concerts from nine-time CMA and ACM Award winner Eric Church.

  • SCOTTY McCREERY WRAPS UP HEADLINING SEASONS CHANGE TOUR WITH SOLD-OUT CROWDS

    Jan 30, 2019

    Scotty McCreery plays to a sold-out crowd at Boston's House of Blues on January 25, 2019 during the closing weekend of his Seasons Change Tour presented by LiveNation Entertainment. McCreery's 14-city tour featured additional sold-out performances across the country from Raleigh, NC to Westbury, NY and beyond. His romantic single "This Is It," which the Triple Tigers recording artist co-wrote with Frank Rogers and Aaron Eshuis two weeks before he proposed to his now-wife Gabi, is currently No.

  • JIMMIE ALLEN’S NEW SINGLE MOST-ADDED AT COUNTRY RADIO

    Jan 28, 2019

    On the heels of his historic No. 1 debut single “Best Shot,” country breakout star Jimmie Allen is back with a song he wrote with Paul Sikes and Jennifer Denmark, “Make Me Want To.” It’s the second single off his Stoney Creek Records / BBR Music Group debut album Mercury Lane, an album The New York Timesdubbed one of 2018’s strongest, calling it “a conventional country album, filled with songs about the small details.”

  • HALEY & MICHAELS ARE TAKING OFF IN 2019 WITH NEW SINGLE AT COUNTRY RADIO TODAY, TOP 5 MOST-ADDED

    Jan 28, 2019

    Husband and wife country duo Haley & Michaels (Shannon Haley and Ryan Michaels) are kicking off the new year strong with their debut single “Taking Off” officially impacting at country radio today, January 28, with the single entering as Top 5 most-added. Their high-energy debut for Reviver Records in partnership with Sony/ATV label imprint Hickory Records/RED Music has already landed on Spotify’s New Boots and Wild Country playlists. With over 20 million streams on Spotify alone, two performances on NBC’s TODAY and praise from Rolling Stone (Artists You Need to Know), Huffington Post and Taste of Country (Artist to Watch), Haley & Michaels are living up to their new single's connotation.

  • Michael Ray Joins Clint Black, Jake Owen and Randy Owen at St. Jude's Country Cares Songwriter's Night

    Jan 28, 2019

    "The third song I learned on guitar was 'Lady Down on Love' by Alabama. I listened to my family band play it every weekend in Florida. You fans have given me so many 'how did I get here' moments, and this right here was one of those! I will re-live this a million more times in my mind," shared Michael Ray via Instagram.

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