Artist Updates: Florida Georgia Line, Lucy Hale, Mindy Smith

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Florida Georgia Line. Photo: Jeremy Cowart

Florida Georgia Line is set to make a big announcement from NYC’s Central Park on Friday (Aug. 15) when they headline ABC’s Good Morning America Summer Concert Series. The Republic Nashville duo will perform their latest single, “Dirt,” which has sold more than 535,000 downloads to date.

Good Morning America airs beginning at 7 a.m. (all time zones).

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lucy hale111Lucy Hale performed on the Honda Stage at iHeartRadio on July 31, and footage from the performance is now available at Honda Stage. Hale performed “Road Between,” “From The Backseat,” and more from her debut project Road Between. Honda and Clear Channel have partnered to create unique content and performance opportunities.

Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles will feature 12 live, intimate performance from various artists, with footage available at

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mindy smith one moment more1Singer-songwriter Mindy Smith will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the release of her debut album One Moment More. Smith will play a one-off show at the newly opened City Winery in Nashville on Oct. 25.

She will perform the album in its entirety for the first time, accompanied by a full band that includes some original players featured on the studio album. For tickets, visit

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Oak Ridge Boys lead singer Duane Allen has been inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, and named an honorary admiral in the Texas Navy by Governor Rick Perry. Fellow Oak Ridge Boys members Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban were also proclaimed as honorary Texans.

Pictured (L-R): Duane Allen with Texas State Representative Chris Paddie.

Pictured (L-R): Duane Allen with Texas State Representative Chris Paddie.

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The third annual Eric Church Band “Put A Club in My Hand” Golf Tournament was held Monday, Aug. 4 at Gaylord Springs Golf Links. The event raised $112,864 for MusiCares, the charitable arm of The Recording Academy. Funds were donated through 160 registered golfers, more than 45 sponsors (including EMI Records Nashville, Q Prime, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, BMI, Hard Rock Cafe, AEG Live/The Messina Group, WME, Jack Daniel’s, Dos Equis, and others), and a silent auction.

To date, the event has raised more than $275,000 for MusiCares.

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Wynonna and husband/producer Cactus Moser performed the national anthem at the LA Dodgers/Chicago Cubs game on Aug. 3 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Pictured (L-R): Cactus Moser and Wynonna

Pictured (L-R): Cactus Moser and Wynonna


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