The Academy of Country Music recently welcomed Sea Gayle/Arista Nashville recording artist Jerrod Niemann to its offices while he was in Los Angeles. He is gearing up for the October 2 release of his sophomore album, Free The Music. While at the Academy he performed his current single “Shinin’ On Me,” and previewed songs from Free The Music for the staff.
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Grammy award-winning guitarist Earl Klugh performed at the Country Music Hall of Fame ® and Museum on Saturday (6/30). Klugh performed and shared memories of his friend and mentor, Chet Atkins. The exhibit Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player, will close on July 15.