Craig Morgan Supports His Hometown
Craig Morgan hosted his ninth annual charity event over the weekend, with proceeds benefiting the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation. The festivities kicked off Saturday (Oct. 17) with a golf tournament at Greystone Golf Course, with Halfway to Hazard’s David Tolliver and former Buffalo Bills defensive end Chris Kelsay hitting the green with Morgan.
Singers Casi Joy, Janelle Arthur, Adam Sanders and Halfway to Hazard played the family-friendly festival before Morgan played a 70-minute full-band set for the crowd at Dickson’s War Memorial Lawn. During his set, Craig recognized the Child Advocacy Center’s Kris Blount with a $5,000 donation to support their work, serving at risk, abused and neglected children and their families.
Reba Delivers on NBC’s Best Night Ever…
Reba appeared as the guest announcer on Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris last night (Oct. 20) on NBC.
She provided commentary through the show and introduced segments featuring actors Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jane Krakowksi.
She also sang a few lines of Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble” in a choreographed saloon brawl.
Restless Heart Enters Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame
Restless Heart was formally inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in Muskogee on Oct. 16. They personally accepted the honor and performed at the event. This year’s inductees also included Tim DuBois, who wrote hits like “The Bluest Eyes in Texas” and helped put the band together, and Scott Hendricks, who produced the band’s music in the 1980s. Restless Heart’s Paul Gregg, Dave Innis and Greg Jennings are all Oklahoma natives.
“One of the coolest things that has ever happened to the band… especially for Greg, Dave and I,” says Paul Gregg. “Very happy, very proud and very humble all around.”
Charlie Daniels Turns Birthday Bash Into Military Benefit
Charlie Daniels is selling tickets to his 79th birthday bash, with proceeds benefiting The Journey Home Project.
Daniels co-founded the non-profit organization to assist veterans and their families in meeting their financial, educational and healthcare needs as they make their integration back into civilian life.
Chris Young and newcomer Ryan Weaver are scheduled to perform at the event.
To purchase tickets, contact Paige Dixon at (615) 742-3193 or email@example.com
Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Prepare Gospel Album
Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers will celebrate their 60 years of singing together with a new album, The Gospel According to Gatlin.
Scheduled for a Nov. 6 release on Curb Records, it’s the trio’s first new album in seven years. The 11-song set, which was produced by the Gatlins, includes new gospel songs written or co-written by Larry Gatlin. Guests include Charlie Daniels and Gaither Vocal Band.
In addition, Larry Gatlin and Billy Dean co-wrote the album’s closing track, “An American With a Remington.”
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