Artist Updates (1/2/14)

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Travis Tritt

Travis Tritt has been tapped to narrate an upcoming movie about the life of Walt Disney called As Dreamers Do. The film is reportedly set for release in Spring 2014 and will cover Disney’s early life. Tritt will film a live acoustic DVD on Jan. 13-14 at the Franklin Theater in Franklin, Tenn., over the course of the two nights, featuring guests like Kid Rock, Marty Stuart, James Otto, and more.

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Dolly Parton and her husband Carl Dean are considering renewing their vows in an intimate celebration to mark their nearly 50 years of marriage, she recently told Closer Weekly. “We’ve talked about that — we might do it all over again! Another big wedding.”

Parton says the two will likely mark the day with a celebration close to home since Carl does not enjoy flying. “Probably be at our big old plantation home. We love it there. Carl doesn’t like to fly. Once many, many years ago, he went with me to Hawaii, and he enjoyed that, but he never wanted to go anywhere else. He’s happy staying home and I’m happy traveling,” she explains.

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iconic duetsT G Sheppard and Kelly Lang are recording a duets album. Iconic Duets will include renditions of “Jackson,” “Golden Ring,” and others, and is available on Sheppard’s website.

“It has been one of the most rewarding projects I have done,” he said. “I had a blast doing it with Kelly. We laughed a lot, and got a chance to record songs that we both have loved for so long.”

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