Artist Updates: Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Kenny Chesney, Linda Davis

florida georgia line11Florida Georgia Line will join MAGIC! and Idina Menzel to perform live for more than one million fans in Times Square as part of the lineup on “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015.” Menzel will sing the winter wonderland instant classic “Let It Go,” Florida Georgia Line’s medley of songs will include their smash “Cruise,” as well as “This Is How We Roll” and current single “Sun Daze,” and MAGIC! will perform their chart topper “Rude” and recent release “Let Your Hair Down.” They will join headliner Taylor Swift. New Year’s Rockin’ Eve programming begins at 8:00 pm ET/PT on ABC Television Network.

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Carrie Underwood performed earlier this week as part of U2’s surprise World AIDS Day (RED) event in New York City’s Times Square, by personal invitation from Bono. Underwood performed “Change” from her Play On album, and was joined by U2 guitarist The Edge. Other appearances included Kanye West, U2’s Adam Clayton, The Edge, Larry Mullen, Jr., Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, and former president Bill Clinton.

Carrie Underwood and The Edge. Photo: Kavin Mazur/Getty Images

Carrie Underwood and The Edge. Photo: Kavin Mazur/Getty Images

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tortuga logoKenny Chesney and Zac Brown Band are set to headline the third annual Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival at Fort Lauderdale Park Beach in Florida on April 11-12, 2015. Joining them will be Jake Owen, Little Big Town, Trace Adkins, Sublime with Rome, David Nail, The Mavericks, Colt Ford, Chase Rice, Sam Hunt, Frankie Ballard, Chase Bryant, Dirty Guv’nahs, The Cadillac Three, Old Dominion, Maddie & Tae, Nikki Lane, Brooke Eden, Drake White and The Big Fire, and Judah & The Lion. Additional acts will be announced in coming weeks.

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Linda Davis

Linda Davis

Linda Davis, along with Commander Nash, Benton Stokes, Jenny Tolman, and Donna Ulisse, will perform at You Have The Power’s third annual Powerfully Original Christmas Songs Event and Auction on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Douglas Corner Cafe in Nashville. The event will take place beginning at 6 p.m., and will feature an auction.

Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite.

 

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