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  • BLACKBIRD PRESENTS AND SIGHT UNSEEN PICTURES PARTNER ON “WILLIE NELSON AND FAMILY”

    Jul 27, 2021

    Blackbird Presents and Sight Unseen are thrilled to announce production is well underway on “Willie Nelson and Family,” the definitive docuseries on the extraordinary life and career of the iconic Willie Nelson. Emmy Award® & Grammy Award®-winning filmmaker Thom Zimny and Academy Award®-nominated & Emmy Award®-winning filmmaker Oren Moverman are co-directors of this multi-part docuseries. Willie and his family and friends are providing exclusive participation and access to his archives. Filming is underway in the deep-rooted Nelson locales of Austin, Maui, Nashville, Los Angeles and New York. 

  • SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO ADDS ARENA DATES FOR SECOND LEG OF NOBODY DOES THIS TOUR

    Jul 26, 2021

    Touted as “…the hottest comic in America,” by The New York Times, Sebastian Maniscalco,has celebrated heights only a few comedians ever achieve. A string of record-breaking, sold-out arena shows include a comedy record for Chicago’s United Center with 21,286, the highest gross for a single event at Boston’s TD garden and a historic four show run at Madison Square Garden breaking the record for most shows sold in a weekend for the venue. That blockbuster success coupled with Netflix original comedy specials and a starring role alongside Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci in Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-nominated The Irishman, it’s no surprise that both Pollstar and Billboard have honored the standup with their top touring awards.

  • UPCOMING SHOWS AT RYMAN AUDITORIUM

    Jul 23, 2021

    GRAMMY-nominated artist Sturgill Simpson is set to perform at the historic Ryman Auditorium for three consecutive evenings November 18-20. Tickets for An Evening with Sturgill Simpson start at $49.50 and are available now at ryman.com.
     

  • CHASE WRIGHT RELEASES HONEST NEW SONG “LYING WITH YOU”

    Jul 23, 2021

    Since his debut just under a year ago, up-and-comer Chase Wright has logged over 35 million streams with a freewheeling approach to genre and songs like “Why Should We,” “Wish You’d Miss Me,” “Drive” and more. With Billboard noting he “continues to impress with his original material,” Wright is back with honest new track, “Lying With You,” available everywhere today. Listen HERE.

  • GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING GRAMPS MORGAN RELEASES SUMMER-READY ALBUM POSITIVE VIBRATION

    Jul 23, 2021

    Today Nashville-based reggae artist Gramps Morgan releases his new album Positive Vibration. Bringing a unique voice to Music City’s increasingly diverse sounds, the 15 track LP is the first solo project from the GRAMMY award-winning singer/songwriter in nine years and features star-studded collaborations with Shaggy, India.Arie, Lybran (The Rum Boss) and three generations of Morgans with Denroy Morgan & Jemere Morgan. Following an unprecedented year of civil unrest amidst a global pandemic that left so many isolated and suffering devastating losses the soulful “Positive Vibration” crooner hopes the album will be the perfect soundtrack to bring us all back together this summer. Listen to the album HERE. 

  • SCOTTY McCREERY ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, SAME TRUCK, TO BE RELEASED SEPT. 17

    Jul 22, 2021

    Triple Tigers recording artist Scotty McCreery will release his highly anticipated fifth studio album, Same Truck, on September 17. The album, produced by Frank Rogers, Derek Wells and Aaron Eshuis, is available now for pre-order HERE. The project features his current Top 15 and rising single “You Time” and his recently released song “Why You Gotta Be Like That,” which quickly was added to Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist; Apple’s Best New Country Songs and New in Country playlists; and Pandora’s New Music Now, New Country Now and New Country playlists.

  • WALKER HAYES’ “FANCY LIKE” HITS NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD HOT COUNTRY SONGS CHART

    Jul 21, 2021

    Fancy Like Number 1 in just a month! Monument Records’ Walker Hayes “Fancy Like” was added on SiriusXM’s “The Highway” on June 9 and shared via TikTok on June 13 via a juggernaut of a dance he and daughter Lela choreographed, which now boasts over 19.2 million views on the app with over 202.5K fan videos adopting the song “TODAY Show” calls “song of the summer.”

  • MICHAEL RAY ANNOUNCES NEW SONG “JUST THE WAY I AM” AVAILABLE FRIDAY, JULY 30

    Jul 21, 2021

    Hitmaker Michael Ray announces more new music from his upcoming project due later this summer, “Just The Way I Am,” a song that recognizes that people aren’t all good or all bad, balancing grinning self-deprecation with honesty and pride. “Just The Way I Am” is set for release Friday, July 30 and is available to pre-save HERE.

  • INDUSTRY VETERAN FRAN ROMEO JOINS NESTE LIVE!

    Jul 19, 2021

    Neste President Gil Cunningham announces entertainment industry veteran Fran Romeo joins Neste Live!, a joint venture with Live Nation, as a Talent Buyer and Consultant to the full service event production and talent buying company.

  • 12TH ANNUAL “DARIUS AND FRIENDS” CONCERT BENEFITING ST. JUDE SET FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 17 AT NASHVILLE’S HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM

    Jul 19, 2021

    Multi-Platinum superstar Darius Rucker will return to the historic Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday, August 17 for his 12th annual “Darius and Friends” concert benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. The event, which occurred virtually in 2020 and has raised over $2 million to date, will celebrate a return to live shows with an all-star roster of friends to be announced in the coming weeks. As an added bonus, fans and supporters can also tune in from home via a new hybrid concert model.

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