Miranda on Grammys • JaneDear tonight • Opry stops by Wanda Jackson/Jack White and Toby Keith • Alan Jackson GE commercial • Lady A and Dr. P • Steel Magnolia • Bleu Edmondson
>>Miranda Lambert is the first country artist announced to perform on the Feb. 13 Grammy Awards. She joins fellow nominees Arcade Fire, Eminem, Cee Lo Green, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry. Lambert is up for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for “The House That Built Me,” Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for “Bad Angel” (with Dierks Bentley and Jamey Johnson), and Best Country Album for Revolution.
>>The JaneDear girls will showcase music from their forthcoming debut album tonight (1/14) at 12th & Porter. The show is free and open to the public (18+) and will be streamed live on CMT.com (6 PM CST).
>>Wanda Jackson and Jack White are set to perform at the Grand Ole Opry Sat., Jan. 15. The night will mark the first time the pair has performed together publicly. The Opry is being staged through January at the Ryman Auditorium. White produced Jackson’s The Party Ain’t Over, set for a Jan. 25 release.
>>Also at the Opry, Toby Keith will perform on the legendary show for the first time in eight years on Jan. 29. His first and only appearance there was in December 2002.
>>Alan Jackson’s hit song “Good Time” is featured in a new TV ad for GE‘s ecomagination technology initiative. The spot shows people of various professions in a massive “around the world” line dance.
>>Dr Pepper has partnered with Lady Antebellum to give one lucky fan an unrivaled experience at the ACM Awards in Las Vegas this April. The winner and a guest will receive tickets to the awards show, passes to the post-awards ACM All-Star Jam and entry to a special Dr Pepper private concert with Lady A. Through March 17, fans can enter at DrPepper.com.
>>Steel Magnolia’s self-titled debut album is at No. 1 on the iTunes Country Albums Chart. The duo celebrated the release in New York City with a show at the famed Bowery Ballroom on Monday night.
>>Bleu Edmondson will share music from his album The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be, including single “No Room For Mercy,” on Thurs., Jan. 27 at the Exit/In. Show starts at 8PM.