Photos: Paisley Celebrates 10 Years with Opry

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Paisley Celebrates 10 Years as Opry Member

CMA Entertainer of the Year Brad Paisley celebrated his 10th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member before a sold-out crowd  as part of the Opry’s All-Star Weekend (3/5). After an on-stage presentation by Opry VP/GM Pete Fisher and Opry member Bill Anderson, Paisley reflected on ten years of Opry membership. “…This is my favorite place to play,” Paisley said. “It’s the best stage in the world. You’ve got the circle right here which means more to us now than ever. I always wanted to be a member here. That was my goal. I think more than anything… it was like, ‘if I could just be a member of the Opry, I’ll know that I’ve made it in the eyes of some really important people.’ I can’t believe it’s been ten years. It’s flown by.  Thank you for not kicking me out of the club yet. I appreciate it.”

Motherhood the Musical opens in Australia

Sue Fabisch’s Motherhood the Musical opened in Australia in February. The show, with an all-Australian cast, started with a 3-week stint in Melbourne and will now tour extensively throughout Australia for the next two years, opening in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and all the regional cities as well.

(L-R): producer Christine Harris, Ziggy Clements, Rebecca Moore, Sue Fabisch, Jacqueline Hoy, Amelia Christo, and Art Dir. Nava Clauses.

Curtis & Luckey Sign with BMI

KMG Music’s Curtis and Luckey have signed with BMI to handle their catalog. The duo’s debut single, “Eye Candy,” is currently impacting radio.

(L-R): Brian Curtis; Perry Howard, BMI Dir. Writer Relations BMI; and Luckey. Photo: C. Adams

Alan Jackson’s Australian Tour

Alan Jackson kicked off his first Australian tour Friday night (3/4) in front of a sold-out crowd in Melbourne. He continued on Sunday night by closing the CMC Rocks The Hunter Festival followed with another, standing room only show in Sydney on Monday. He now heads to Brisbane for three sold-out shows.

(L-R): Storme Warren, GAC TV and Sirius/XM Radio; Rob Potts, CEO Rob Potts Ent. Edge; Alan Jackson; Michael Chugg, Exec. Chairman Chugg Ent.; and Matthew Lazarus-Hall, CEO Chugg Ent. Photo: John Huber

Get a glimpse of the excitement and footage from Jackson’s shows…

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