Artist News: Jimmy Webb, Glen Campbell, Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, Hank Jr.

Jimmy Webb To Celebrate Glen Campbell At City Winery

Left to Right: Glen Campbell, Jimmy Webb Credit: ©2000 Sandra Gillard/Lightkeepers

(L-R): Glen Campbell, Jimmy Webb. Photo: ©2000 Sandra Gillard/Lightkeepers

On Tuesday, May 3, songwriter Jimmy Webb (“Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix”) brings his national touring show Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years to City Winery Nashville. The multi-media concert will celebrate Campbell’s 80th birthday and the legacy of music they created together, including virtual duets and stories behind those iconic songs. Webb will be joined by three of Glen’s children – Ashley, Shannon, and Cal – to perform a song commemorating their dad’s birthday (April 22, 1936). Tickets go on sale Thurs., March 17.

 

Carrie Underwood Wraps C2C Run

carrie underwood 2016 european tour

Click to see highlights from the trip. Photos: Jeff Johnson

After selling out all her American dates on The Storyteller Tour, Carrie Underwood took her tour to Europe this month. Last weekend she headlined sold out shows at Glasgow’s Clyde Auditorium, London’s O2 Arena, and Dublin’s 3 Arena. The weekend prior she played for the first time in Stockholm, Sweden, and Oslo, Norway. All five dates were a part of Country to Country (C2C), Europe’s biggest country music festival. Next up, she will vie for ACM Female Vocalist of the Year at the April 3 ceremony.

 

Hank Jr. Adds Tour Dates

Hank Williams Jr.'s latest album.

Hank Williams Jr. has been selling out concerts across the country and continues to add dates. He will co-headline a limited run tour with Chris Stapleton this summer. Tonight (March 16) Williams joins the all-star lineup for the Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson tribute show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

Williams will entertain his rowdy friends during CMA Music Festival when he plays the Stadium Friday, June 10, alongside Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church and Sam Hunt.

 

Kelsea Ballerini Teams With Mary Kay

Kelsea Ballerini - Mary Kay Global Day of Beauty Event

Kelsea Ballerini will join Mary Kay’s Global Day of Beauty event in the spring, lending her voice to raise awareness about dating violence. The event will educate teens and young adults on healthy relationships, signs of dating abuse and knowledge of support services. The Black River Entertainment recording artist is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year and New Female Vocalist of the Year at the ACM Awards.

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