Archive for June, 2010

Melissa Peterman To Host CMT Red Carpet

CMT has tapped Melissa Peterman to host the red carpet special for its upcoming awards show. The comedienne and host of the CMT series The Singing Bee, will be joined by fellow CMT host Evan Farmer at the event airing live on Wednesday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. The network […]

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Fan Events Surround CMA Fest

CMA Music Festival officially runs June 10-13, but events for fans start as early as June 8. Here’s a run-down of some of the events sent to MusicRow. If you would like your event to be listed, please email [email protected] ••The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has special programming on the docket. During June […]

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Bluebird Birthday Bash; Wildhorse To Reopen

The Bluebird Cafe is planning its 28th Birthday Bash, set for June 9 at 9 p.m. On the line-up are Will Barrow, Ric Lonow, Mike Loudermilk, Toni Sehulster, Shawn Camp, Cowboy Jack Clement, Ashley Cleveland, Gail Davies, Jimmy Hall, Michael Johnson, Carleton Moody, Jonell Mosser, Frank Sheen and Roberto Bianco. All of the performers will […]

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Lifenotes: Ella Tomlinson, Mother of Troy Tomlinson

Condolences to Sony/ATV President/CEO Troy Tomlinson and his family on the passing of his mother, Ella Tomlinson, on May 30. The devoted wife and mother was born in Sumner County, TN and retired from Eaton Corp. in Gallatin in 1984. She is survived by four sons, James (Faye) Wright of Gallatin; Bobby (Polly) Wright of […]

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The Flying Cowboy Passes

Longtime Fan Fair favorite Jimmy Kish, known as “The Flying Cowboy,” died in Nashville last Thursday at age 84. Mr. Kish was a guitarist, songwriter, publisher, actor, square-dance caller, radio personality and licensed pilot. He had a booth at the first Fan Fair celebration in 1972 and has been a fixture there ever since. Initially, […]

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Country Singer Judy Lynn Passes

Country singer, Las Vegas headliner and former beauty-pageant queen Judy Lynn has died at age 74. Ms. Lynn recorded more than a dozen albums and had hit singles with such titles as “Footsteps of a Fool” (1962) and “My Secret” (1963). She was also renowned as the most flamboyantly costumed country star of her generation. […]

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