Tracy Lawrence appeared on stage during Jason Aldean’s My Kinda Party tour stop at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Birmingham, AL on May 17. Lawrence joined Aldean and Luke Bryan for a first time performance of Lawrence’s hit “Time Marches On,” a song that Aldean and Bryan have been covering during the tour. Concert-goers were treated to a 20 minute set by the country trio with additional Lawrence hits “Sticks And Stones” and a finale performance of “Paint Me A Birmingham.”
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On May 17, Little Big Town members Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook and Phillip Sweet appeared at an in-store cocktail party co-hosted by Nashville Lifestyles and in partnership with the T.J. Martell Foundation to celebrate the grand opening of Ann Taylor’s first new concept store in Tennessee. Singer-songwriter Dara Maclean performed. There was also a mini-fashion show featuring local professional women involved with the T.J. Martell foundation. The grand opening shopping event will follow on Saturday, June 2 from 1-5 pm. Ann Taylor will be donating 10% of sales from the shopping event to the T.J. Martell Foundation. Ann Taylor will open its second new concept store in Tennessee at Cool Springs Galleria in Franklin this July.
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Brett Eldredge held a special performance on May 16 at 12th & Porter in Nashville as part of his upcoming web series Take Me Home Tonight. In attendance was one lucky couple, Rachel Johnson and Jerad Yenni, that matchmaker Eldredge set up himself. The couple received a VIP date that began at Arrington Vineyards, followed by a dance class at Studio Goddess and ended with an exclusive performance by Eldredge at 12th & Porter. Eldredge’s performance and the couple’s date will air on Warner Music’s premium YouTube Channel.