Michael Ray Throws First Pitch At Cubs Game
Atlantic Records/Warner Music Nashville’s Michael Ray stopped in Chicago on Tuesday (Aug. 1) to throw out the first pitch at the Cubs’ Wrigley Field.
Canaan Smith Meets With Goo Goo Dolls Lead Singer John Rzeznik
Country entertainer Canaan Smith, known for “Like You That Way,” often covers the Goo Goo Dolls hit “Iris” in concert. When The Goo Goo Dolls performed at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater recently, Smith spent time with The Goo Goo Dolls lead singer John Rzeznik backstage. “Like You That Way” currently has more than 9 million streams on Spotify.
Wheeler Walker Jr. Makes Festival Debut At Faster Horses
Wheeler Walker Jr. made his festival debut at Faster Horses Festival in Brooklyn, Mich. on Friday, July 21, 2017. He offered songs from his debut album Redneck Sh*t, as well as his more recent Ol’ Wheeler, produced by Dave Cobb. He was joined onstage by Dierks Bentley for a duet of his latest single, “Summers In Kentucky.”
Newsboys Lend A Hand In Baja, Mexico
Members of CCM band Newsboys took a break from their summer tour schedule to help build homes in Baja, Mexico, last week. In partnership with Baja Christian Ministries and God’s Not Dead Missions, Newsboys’ Michael Tait and Duncan Phillips joined volunteers from around the U.S. to construct two homes for disadvantaged families. The week culminated with a community-wide fiesta hosted by the God’s Not Dead Missions team, featuring music, food and entertainment.
Partnering with Baja Christian Ministries for more than 15 years, Newsboys have helped build dozens of homes, schools and churches in the region.
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