Artist Updates (2-20-13)

ashley monroe1Ashley Monroe will perform the title track, “Like A Rose,” from her forthcoming March 5 Warner Bros. Records release on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on March 11.

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leann rimes high res 2011Gretchen Wilson, LeAnn Rimes, The Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill and Flynnville Train are slated to perform at the 25th Annual Country Night in Gstaad, Switzerland on Sept. 20-21, 2013.

Marcel Bach, promoter for the event, says, “We always look to top the previous year but this is a special anniversary. I could not be happier with the lineup.”

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justin mooreJustin Moore and Greg Bates are gearing up for performances surrounding the Daytona 500 on Feb. 24. Moore will perform a concert to honor heroes during and launch Crown Royal’s search for the individual who will receive naming rights to the 2013 Brickyard 400. Each year the whiskey brand names the July race after a hero through its “Your Hero’s Name Here” program. Moore will kick off the entry period, submit the first official nominations and perform a few of his hits on race day beginning at 10 a.m.

Bates will perform on the Coca-Cola stage beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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thompsonsquare07-430x250Duo Thompson Square is encouraging fans to sponsor a child through ChildFund International. Between now and March 23, any fan who sponsors a child through ChildFund’s website can then receive two free passes to meet the couple backstage at a concert.

To participate, fans should visit the ChildFund website, choose a child and complete the sponsorship. They should then save and forward the confirmation to [email protected] with the subject line “concert date, concert city, your name, your phone number.”

Fans will then receive a confirmation and instructions on how to obtain their meet-n-greet passes prior to the show. Sponsorship confirmation must be received seven days before the concert date and fans must already have tickets to the show.

The pair promote ChildFund’s child development work through ChildFund’s LIVE! artist program.



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