Entries by Michelle

Music Row Rally Raises $1340 & 150 lbs of Food

The first ever Music Row Rally (9/25) had Craig Wiseman and friends stationed at both ends of Music Row collecting money and canned food from cars passing by. On hand to help the emergency food supply in Middle Tennessee were the Second Harvest Food Bank volunteers, Wiseman’s Big Loud Shirt gang, and artists Joey + […]

Stars For Second Harvest & Music Row Rally

Luke Bryan, Joey & Rory, Jeffrey Steele, Tony Mullins and comedian Gary Mule Deer have been added to the lineup for the 5th annual Stars For Second Harvest benefit on Tues., Sept. 29 at the Ryman Auditorium. Hosted by Craig Wiseman, the concert will also feature Rodney Atkins, Phil Vassar and Heidi Newfield in an […]

Colonel Tom Parker Exhibit Opens

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a special spotlight exhibit dedicated to the life and career of the late Colonel Tom Parker. The revolutionary music business figure served as Elvis Presley’s longtime manager. The exhibit, which is located within the Museum’s permanent exhibition, is titled after one of Parker’s famous slogans, […]

Artist News—Covington, West, Church & More

Bucky Covington was featured on last night’s (9/23) episode of CMT’s Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader with host Jeff Foxworthy (R) and walked away with $25,000 for charity The Arthritis Foundation. Currently, Covington is on the road playing dates across the country and the next stop is Rockingham, NC for his first hometown […]

Big Tractor Music Signs Matthews

Big Tractor Music has signed tunesmith Jason Matthews, who has writing credits on songs such as Billy Currington’s “Must Be Doin’ Something Right” and Luke Bryan’s “Country Man.” Even before he earned Music Row’s 2006 Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year honor, Matthews was building a catalog of hits, including cuts for Julie Roberts (‘Break Down […]

Worley’s River Run Raises $175k

Darryl Worley’s 8th Annual Tennessee River Run, which took place Sept. 10-13 near Savannah, Tennessee, raised $175,000 for the Darryl Worley Foundation. The benefit included numerous events spread over four days, and benefited the building of a cancer treatment center at the Hardin County (Tennessee) Medical Center. Tennessee River Run 2009 kicked off with an […]

Love and Theft Joins Aldean’s Tour

Carolwood Records trio Love and Theft willl join Jason Aldean’s Wide Open tour this fall, to support the trio’s recently released album World Wide Open. They will play a total of fourteen shows on the tour, beginning in Lexington, KY Sept. 25 and ending Nov. 14 in Southhaven, MS. Love And Theft recently performed its […]

Rosanne Cash Introduces “The List”

Rosanne Cash introduced her new album, The List, in a private performance co-sponsored by BMI and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum® on September 15. Cash performed eight of the classic songs on her new album, which is named for a list of songs her father gave her in 1973. The List will […]

Nichols Performs for Dalai Lama & BNA Talent Group Opens

Joe Nichols will perform his single, “Believers” at a ceremony honoring the Dalai Lama. The Freedom Award, which is the highest honor given by the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN, will be presented to His Holiness on September 23 during an afternoon ceremony at the historic Lorraine Hotel. That evening, Nichols will join Natalie […]

Aldean Tops Ringscan Chart

Jason Aldean, currently No. 1 on Billboard and Mediabase charts for the fourth consecutive week for “Big Green Tractor,” is the only artist to hold the No. 1 position for four straight weeks in more than 18 months. Brad Paisley’s “Letter to Me” had a four-week run in Feb. 2008. Aldean has made country music […]