Artist Updates: Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Crow, Jake Owen, Love and Theft, Erica Nicole

Chris Stapleton Set To Join Nashville’s NYE Bash Lineup

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton will join headliner Kings of Leon at the 2015 Jack Daniel’s Bash on Broadway: New Year’s Eve in Music City (#NashvilleNYE), according to the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp (NCVC).

The free concert and street party has grown from 15,000 in 2009 to more than 135,000 last year.

Previously announced acts include Nashville singer-songwriting duo Sugar + The Hi-Lows; Nashville-based rock trio The Whigs; Nashville-based indie rockers Wild Cub; and rising country star Kelsea Ballerini.


Sheryl Crow Plans Valentine’s Day Weekend Performances with Nashville Symphony

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Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow will perform with the Nashville Symphony for two shows on Valentine’s Day Weekend. She will perform on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Crow will offer an array of hits, including “All I Wanna Do,” “Strong Enough,” “Every Day Is A Winding Road,” and more, all backed by a full symphony orchestra.

The Nashville Symphony will be conducted by Vinay Paramesaran.

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Jake Owen To Appear on ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’

Jake Owen. Photo: David McClister.

Jake Owen. Photo: David McClister.

Jake Owen will perform his Top 20-and-climbing hit “Real Life” during an appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show. The episode is slated for Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. CT. “Real Life” is the first single from Owen’s upcoming album, slated to release in 2016. Owen recently celebrated 10 years as an RCA Nashville recording artist.


Love and Theft To Headline Fright Night Concert at Tin Roof Nashville

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Love and Theft will headline the Nashville Basket Brigade’s Annual Fundraising Fright Night at Tin Roof Nashville on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The “Whiskey On My Breath” singers are set to close out a show that includes performances from Stella // James, Sweet Tea Trio, Rattlesnake Rattlers and Dixie Jade.

The Halloween-themed event will feature live music, a beer pong tournament, costume contests and drink specials. Fundraising Fright Night is open to the public, ages 21 and up. $10 donation at the door. Doors are at 6 p.m.

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Erica Nicole Guests Hosts For Country Fix TV

Erica Nicole

Erica Nicole

Erica Nicole will bring her electric personality to Country Fix TV  through Oct. 11 as she guest hosts two different week-long episodes of the program. “It was an absolute blast,” the singer-songwriter said. “Everyone was terrific and I had a wonderful time. It is amazing to think that I’ll be reaching out to 100 million homes.”

Fans will have multiple opportunities to catch the Georgia native on Angel Two / DISH TV (Monday, Tuesday), Blue Highways TV / DISH TV (Monday, TuesdayWednesday), Heartland (Monday, FridaySunday), Family Channel (SaturdaySunday) and AMG (Sunday).

Her current single, “I’m Makin’ Mine,” is at No. 15 on the MusicRow CountryBreakoutChart.


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