Artist Updates: Brad Paisley, Kix Brooks, Southern Halo

Brad Paisley And His Team Thrill In Indianapolis

Brad Paisley joined members of his team backstage during a tour stop at Klipsch Music Center in Indianapolis on July 30. The show was part of Paisley’s 2016 Life Amplified World Tour.

Pictured (L-R): Bill Simmons, Fitzgerald-Hartley; Sarah Trahern, CEO, CMA; Randy Goodman, Chairman & CEO, Sony Music Nashville; Arista Nashville's Paisley; Exec Producer Robert Deaton; and Rob Beckham, Co-head, Nashville division; William Morris Endeavor.

Pictured (L-R): Bill Simmons, Fitzgerald-Hartley; Sarah Trahern, CEO, CMA; Randy Goodman, Chairman & CEO, Sony Music Nashville; Paisley; Exec. Producer Robert Deaton; Rob Beckham, Co-head of Nashville division, WME.


Kix Brooks Cooks Up New Book Endeavor

Kix Brooks CookbookKix Brooks will release his first cookbook, Cookin’ It With Kix: The Art of Celebrating and The Fun of Outdoor Cooking on Aug. 30 through the W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson. He will join TV host David Venable on QVC’s In The Kitchen with David on Sunday (Aug. 7) 

Written with longtime radio producer and friend Donna Britt, the book includes over 100 recipes showcasing Brooks’ passion for all types of outdoor cooking, oftentimes with a flare of his Louisiana heritage highlighted, in family recipes alongside personal stories.

From side dishes to desserts, cocktails to hot sauces and duck gumbo to beignets, Brooks created the book for casual get-togethers and easy entertaining. Readers can pre-order the cookbook at


Sibling Trio Southern Halo Featured On Radio Disney

Southern Halo

Southern Halo

Sibling trio Southern Halo will be featured in a 10-week digital series, Southern Halo, which launched Tuesday (Aug. 2) on Radio Disney Country’s digital platforms. Episode 1 is available on the Radio Disney app,, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. The series was produced by Nashville’s Artist Integration.

“Having been early supporters of their music, we’re excited for our audiences to get to know this talented group even better and are glad to have them as part of the Radio Disney Country family,” said Phil Guerini, Vice President, Music Strategy, Disney Channels Worldwide and General Manager, Radio Disney Networks.



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