Carrie Underwood spent last week visiting with Asian media and promoting her upcoming album, Play On, set for US release Nov. 3. While in Singapore, she performed as part of the grand opening of ION Orchard, a futuristic shopping center with luxury retailers, and internationally award-winning architecture. It is also the largest open-air sheltered venue in the city. The concert was broadcast live throughout the city and screened on the ION Orchard’s façade.
Kenny Rogers and Lady Antebellum last month performed at the Gstaad Festival in Switzerland. It was part of Lady A’s first overseas concert tour. Nashvillian Trisha Walker-Cunningham is the Talent Buyer/Producer of “Country Night Gstaad” in Switzerland and the Festival de Craponne in France.
Heading across the ocean next are Craig Morgan, Chris Young, and GAC host Nan Kelley. They are going on the Stars for Stripes tour to bring devoted service members stationed overseas a much-needed taste of home. The outing will visit military bases and hospitals in Iraq and Germany this month for a series of acoustic concerts featuring Morgan and Young with Kelley serving as emcee.