Mark Your Calendar — October 2016

Single Add Dates

aubriesellerssithereandcryOctober 3
Brooke Eden/Diamonds/Red Bow Records
Mallory Johnson/Tupelo/Big Hit Records
James Robert Webb/Put It In Drive/Bison Creek Records
Kaitlyn Baker/To Pieces/Wise Records

October 10
Love and Theft/Candyland/Curb Records
Brad Paisley/Today/Arista Nashville
Kelsea Ballerini/Yeah Boy/Black River Ent
Ryan Follesse/Put A Label On It/BMLG Records
Tim Elliott/What’s Not To Love/Boggs River Entertainment
Jamie Stever/This Life Ain’t For Everyone/Tri-Mount Entertainment
Drew Baldridge w/ Emily Weisband/Rebound/Cold River-New Revolution
Radio Romance/Secrets
Tyler Hammond/Tough Girl
David McArthur/101 Reasons/SMG-Nashville

October 17
Justin Moore/Somebody Else Will/Valory Music Co
Aubrie Sellers/Sit Here And Cry/Warner Bros.-WEA
Robbie Robinson/Make A Wish/GIM Records Inc
Josh Abbott Band/Amnesia/Reviver Records

October 24
Brian Milson/Gonna Be A Song Someday/First Short Road Productions
Hunter Hayes/Yesterday’s Song/Warner Bros.

Industry Events

Faith Hill, Tim McGraw.

Faith Hill, Tim McGraw.

October 5
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw receive stars at Nashville’s Music City Walk of Fame Park

October 7-9
Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas (two consecutive weekends)

October 8-11
46th Annual IEBA Conference at Nashville’s Omni

October 9
46th annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala at Nashville’s Music City Center

October 11

  • The 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards
  • IEBA Hall of Fame

October 14
Grammy Salute To Music Legends to honor The Recording Academy’s Special Merit Awards recipients for 2016, airs at 9 p.m. on PBS

October 20
2016 CMT Artists of the Year from Schermerhorn Symphony Center, airing at 8 p.m. ET/PT

October 25
Final ballot for CMA Awards closes at 6 p.m. CT

October 26
Musicians Hall of Fame Induction Concert at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville

October 30
2016 SESAC Nashville Music Awards at the CMHoF (invitation-only)

October 31
54th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville (invitation-only)

Album Releases

tuckerbeathardfightlikehellOctober 7
Mo Pitney/Behind This Guitar/Curb Records
Brent Cobb/Shine On Rainy Day/Low Country Sound-Elektra
Tucker Beathard/Fight Like Hell [EP]/Dot Records
Hank Williams/20 Greatest Hits (Vinyl)/Mercury-UME
Buck Owens/Buck Owens (Vinyl)/Capitol Nashville-UME
Sylvia/It’s All in the Family
Loretta Lynn/White Christmas Blue/Legacy Recordings

October 14
Muddy Magnolias/Broken People/Third Generation Records
Kings of Leon/Walls/RCA Records
Chris Young/It Must Be Christmas/RCA Records Nashville
Mark Collie/Mark Collie & His Reckless Companions: Alive At Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary/Eagle Rock Entertainment
Jack Ingram/Midnight Motel (Vinyl)/Rounder)
Florida Georgia Line/Dig Your Roots (Vinyl)/BMLG Records
Shania Twain/Come On Over (Vinyl)/Mercury Nashville-UME
Shania Twain/The Woman in Me (Vinyl)/Mercury Nashville-UME
Shania Twain/Shania Twain (Vinyl)/Mercury Nashville-UME
Shania Twain/UP! (Vinyl)/Mercury Nashville-UME
Steve Earle/Guitar Town (30th Anniversary)/MCA Nashville-UME

October 21
Oak Ridge Boys/Celebrate Christmas/Capitol Christian Music Group
Luke Bryan/Greatest Hits Karaoke Vol. 1/Capitol Nashville
Amy Grant/Tennessee Christmas/Capitol Christian Music Group
Rascal Flatts/Greatest Gift Of All/Big Machine Records

October 28
Kenny Chesney/Cosmic Hallelujah/Columbia Nashville-Blue Chair Records
Cole Swindell/Down Home Sessions III [EP]/Warner Bros.-Warner Music Nashville
Loving Mary Band/Little Bit Of Love/Round Hill Records-Sony Red
Kacey Musgraves/Very Kacey Christmas/Mercury Nashville
Jennifer Nettles/To Celebrate Christmas/Big Machine Records
Thomas Rhett/Tangled Up Deluxe/The Valory Music Co.


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