BMG Chrysalis hosted and co-sponsored (along with the Guild of Music Supervisors) a private performance from LeAnn Rimes on March 5 in their Los Angeles office performance space. Rimes’ performance featured selections from her forthcoming album, Spitfire, to an intimate, industry crowd. Darrell Brown (co-writer and producer on the upcoming album) was on hand to present Rimes and also accompany her performance (along with co-writer/guitarist David Baerwald and guitarist Waddy Wachtel). The album is slated to release this spring.
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Cyndi Lauper, Don McLean, Billy Ray Cyrus, Clay Walker, Aaron Tippin, Collin Raye, Larry Gatlin, Crystal Gayle, The Kentucky HeadHunters, Jett Williams, Jeanne Pruett, Lisa Matassa, The Whites, Ricky Skaggs, Mandy Barnett, Mark Collie, Ronnie McDowell, Baillie & the Boys, and Daryle Singletary are the latest additions to George Jones’ final Nashville concert taking place at the Bridgestone Arena on Friday, November 22, 2013. Previously announced guest performers include Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley and numerous others.
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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is bringing the spirit of the South to the Las Vegas Strip with Zac Brown Band at The Chelsea on April 27 followed by an authentic barbeque and country music showcase on April 28 featuring Easton Corbin.
Tickets are now on sale for Zac Brown Band at The Chelsea on Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. Kicking off at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, fans of country and barbeque will enjoy a day of music overlooking the Las Vegas Strip at the Boulevard Pool. The day will feature live music sets at 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Corbin’s set will begin at 7 p.m.
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Lisa Matassa makes her national television debut on the Hallmark Channel’s Marie show March 13 at 12 noon ET /11 a.m. CT. Matassa and her band will perform her current single, “Somebody’s Baby,” and Lisa and Marie chat about the “adventures” involved in mixing a music career with motherhood.
“Marie is absolutely charming, gorgeous and gracious in person,” notes Matassa. “I have been a fan of the show since it started last year and am so excited that I was invited to be on. Marie is undoubtedly an entertainment icon, but she is also an amazing woman.”
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Trace Adkins presented a check for $670,000 to the American Red Cross on a recent episode of NBC’s All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. On the first episode, Adkins led his team to victory with the help of multiple generous donors including Red Cross Celebrity Cabinet members Amy Grant and Nikki Taylor, philanthropist T. Boone Pickens, Domino Sugar, as well as members of the Nashville community including the Grand Ole Opry, Creative Artists Agency, Diamond Coach, Blaster Records, Diamond Gusset Jeans, the firm of Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy (FBMM), Kyote Tractor, Music City Merchandise, Nashville Hospitality Industry, Pruf LED Show, Dog-Universal Music and Vector Management.
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