Artist Updates: LOCASH, Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, ‘Nightfall at the Hall,’ Lauren Alaina

LOCASH’s Preston Brust Weds Kristen White

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Preston Brust and Kristen White. Photo: Jake Harsh

LOCASH’s Preston Brust married Kristen White in a private ceremony among friends and family on the rooftop of the George Jones Museum on Labor Day, Sept. 7. The singer of the Top 30 smash hit “I Love This Life” said, “She’s my ‘soul on fire,’ my ‘song,’ my ‘person.’”

“They say when you know, you know. I understood it all in a matter of seconds,” said White via Instagram.

 

Dierks Bentley To Expand Whiskey Row To Second Location

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Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley alongside Riot Hospitality (RHG) will debut the new Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in Tempe, Ariz., on Sept. 17. The second of the Whiskey Row restaurant concepts is located in the heart of Tempe’s Mill Avenue District at 6th Street and Mill Avenue.

Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in Tempe will showcase some of the restaurant’s original favorites with daring new additions from Chef Samantha Roberts. Standout menu items include the Kale & Quinoa Salad, Mac & Cheese Burger, Southern Fries, Salmon BLT, Turkey Pretzel Melt and brunch offerings, along with more than 50 beers on tap and a unique selection of signature “cocktails on tap,” craft cocktails from the tap that are then customized with a mixer of guest’s choice.

Whiskey Row Tempe will embody a “first-of-its-kind” culture with interactive entertainment complete with live music, country DJs and a back-porch style playground featuring corn hole, ping pong, foosball, shuffleboard, 55 televisions and more.

 

Johnny Cash Museum To Hold Rosanne Cash Book, CD Signing

Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash

Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash will be signing her CDs and books at The Johnny Cash Museum on Friday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. The event, which is free and open to the general public, is just one of many new offerings at the attraction that Conde Nast’s Traveler lists as the “#1 Must Visit Museum for Music Lovers.”

“We are excited to have Rosanne make an appearance at our store for this rare CD and Book signing,” says Johnny Cash Museum founder Bill Miller.  “She has had great success with her international tour and her win of three Grammies earlier this year.”

 

CMHoF Troubadour Society Hosts ‘Nightfall at the Hall’

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum celebrated its fourth annual Troubadour Society event Nightfall at the Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 8 in the Museum’s Event Hall. The evening included performances from Big Machine Label Group artists Seth Alley (Big Machine Records) and Levi Hummon (The Valory Music Co.). During Levi’s performance, his  singer/songwriter father Marcus Hummon made a surprise appearance and the two performed together.

The event concluded with a performance from surprise guest Canaan Smith who just had his first No. 1 Gold certified single selling over 700,000 tracks with “Love You Like That.”  Nightfall at the Hall is the signature event for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Troubadour Society.

 Pictured are (l-r): The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Lisa Purcell, Seth Alley, Levi Hummon, Canaan Smith, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Amanda Richard. Photo: CK Photo

Pictured (L-R): The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Lisa Purcell, Seth Alley, Levi Hummon, Canaan Smith, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Amanda Richard. Photo: CK Photo

 

Lauren Alaina Teams With My Country Nation

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Lauren Alaina

Mercury Nashville / 19 / Interscope Records’ Lauren Alaina has teamed up with multi-platform, digital country lifestyle channel My Country Nation for its latest weekly web series, “SWAK” – or “Sealed With A Kiss.”

The “SWAK” webisodes cover a wide variety of relatable, awkward life experiences. In 2-3 minutes, Lauren tackles each topic with good humor, lighthearted anecdotes and ‘advice’ for viewers. Fans can expect a new “SWAK” video everyTuesday posted on Lauren’s official Facebook page (Facebook.com/LaurenAlaina) and www.MyCountryNation.com.

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