Brantley Gilbert completed his “Athens to Arlington” journey on Monday, May 26. Gilbert traveled nearly 3,000 miles on a six-day motorcycle ride last week in support of the launch of his studio album Just As I Am. The ride departed Athens, Ga., on May 21 and stopped in 11 cities. Along the way, Gilbert honored members of the armed forces, concluding at Arlington National Cemetery just outside of Washington, D.C.
• • •
BMI recently highlighted several promising indie artists at the 2014 Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Ala. For all three days of the festival, the BMI stage featured acts from all genres including: Empires, Bronze Radio Return, Wild Cub, Desert Noises, Shakey Graves, The Lonely Biscuits, Wild Belle, Dugas, Ethan Tucker, The Wans, and Alabama’s own St. Paul & the Broken Bones.
• • •
Chelsea Bain performed at the Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend, and hung out with several drivers qualifying for this weekend’s Coca Cola 600 NASCAR Spring Cup Race.
• • •
Joshua Scott Jones visited with Elaina Doré Smith and Shawn Parr at Nash Nights Live while making the media rounds in support of his new album, The Healing, which releases June 3.
- CMA Honors Robert Deaton With Chairman’s Award - December 4, 2020
- Nashville Symphony, Nashville Musicians Association Reach Agreement - December 4, 2020
- Zach Williams’ “Chain Breaker” Is Most-Added On ‘MusicRow’ CountryBreakout Radio Chart - December 4, 2020