Artist Snapshots (6/08/12)

Little Big Town performed today (6/8) during SiriusXM’s The Highway “Super Fan Concert Series” held in the SiriusXM Music City Theatre at Bridgestone Arena. Lucky guests got to hear songs including “Front Porch Thing,” “Little White Church,” “Bring It On Home,” “Pontoon,”  and “Boondocks.” LBT also treated attendees to a special country performance of Lady Gaga’s hit “Born This Way” after Karen Fairchild shared, “We met a man that asked us, ‘Can you make Gaga country?,’ and we said, ‘Hell Yeah.'” After the performance, the band took questions from the audience. The show will air on SiriusXM Sun., June 10th at 9 am ET.

LBT also gave a standout performance of “Pontoon” on the CMT Music Awards Wednesday (6/6), causing sales of the single to spike 250%. Since its release two weeks ago, the song has sold nearly 100,000 downloads. “Pontoon” appears on the group’s upcoming Capitol Records album produced by Jay Joyce. The group will play LP Field during CMA Music Festival Saturday, June 9.

Little Big Town performs for an intimate audience at the SiriusXM Music City Theater today (6/8).

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It’s been a whirlwind week for Scotty McCreery, who nabbed his first CMT Music Award on Wednesday (6/6) and graduated from high school less than a day later in Garner, NC. He returns to Nashville today (6/8), where he is scheduled to sign autographs during CMA Music Festival and perform at LP Field on Sunday (6/10).

Scotty McCreery accepts his high school diploma from Principal Drew Cook at the Garner Magnet High School graduation.

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Lonestar held its sold-out fan club party during CMA Music Festival. The group, now reunited with original front man Richie McDonald, is currently promoting its new single “The Countdown” to country radio.

(L-R): Lonestar’s manager Corey Wagner; Lonestar members Keech Rainwater and Dean Sams; Triple Crown Promotions’ Doc Gonzales and Jim Dorman; Lonestar’s Richie McDonald and Michael Britt.

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