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Swift Extends “Fearless” Run

As Taylor Swift plans for this weekend’s final shows of her sold-out Fearless 2009 Tour, she revealed that she will extend the outing into 2010. She will kick off the Fearless 2010 Tour on February 4th in Brisbane, Australia and play five shows Down Under, presented by Michael Coppel Presents, before beginning her North American […]

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Lady A Unveil New Album, Celebrate Platinum Debut

Capitol trio Lady Antebellum has announced release information for its sophomore album. Titled Need You Now, the album is scheduled for a January 26, 2010 release. The title track and lead single is the fastest rising of their career, pushing into both the Billboard and MusicRow Top 10 in under 10 weeks. “This song, and […]

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CMA Songwriters Series Returns To New York

The CMA Songwriters Series will return to New York City’s Joe’s Pub on Nov. 5, after successful shows in Los Angeles and Chicago. The concert will once again be hosted by hit tunesmith Bob DiPiero and will feature songwriters such as Jessi Alexander (“The Climb” recorded by Miley Cyrus, “Baby Don’t You Let Go” recorded […]

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Sony Musical Chairs

Sony’s revolving door has Lauren (L.T.) Thomas replacing Kates Rogers as Arista Nashville’s new National Promotions Coordinator. Thomas joins the label on Mon., Oct. 12. Her most recent job was Associate Director of Promotion for Golden Music Nashville, and her background also includes a five-year stint as Promotions Manager for KMLE Phoenix. Rogers exited on […]

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Paisley Extends Tour

If you were feeling bummed about missing Brad Paisley on tour this summer, fret not: you now have a chance to redeem yourself. The hotshot singer, guitar-slinger, songwriter and all around superstar has extended his successful American Saturday Night Tour into 2010 with 19 additional dates. Joining him for the 2010 dates, which start Jan. […]

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McGraw to Film In Nashville

Tim McGraw and Gwyneth Paltrow will star in a movie that will be filmed in Nashville in January and February. The soundtrack will reportedly be comprised of all Nashville artists, and some possible locations for the shoot include McGraw’s farm. Eighty percent of the film is set to be shot here. The only reason that […]

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Good Reasons To Get Out: Free Music, Fundraisers, and More

Michael W. Smith and Jeremy Camp have added their voices to the “Hope For Samoa” free benefit concert being organized by The Katinas to aid their homeland battered by the recent 8.2 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami. The concert is tonight, Wednesday, October 7, 7 PM at Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, Tenn. Natalie Grant […]

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Lee Ann Womack Works The Windy City

Lee Ann Womack spent the weekend performing in Chicago at three different events. Friday night, Oct. 2 she represented Nashville alongside hitmaking tunesmiths Bob DiPiero (“If You Ever Stop Loving Me”), Scotty Emerick (“I Love This Bar”) and Dean Dillon (“The Chair”) as part of the Country Music Association’s Songwriter Series at Joe’s Bar. Saturday […]

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Performers Added To Dierks’ Sunday Event

Dierks Bentley announced today (10/6) that members of multi-platinum rock band 3 Doors Down (lead vocalist Brad Arnold and guitar player Chris Henderson), will join his fourth annual “Miles & Music for Kids” charity motorcycle ride and concert this Sun., Oct. 11 in Nashville. The already star-studded lineup of performers includes Darius Rucker, Eric Church, […]

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Opry Goes Pink To Fight Breast Cancer

On Oct. 2 the Grand Ole Opry joined the fight against breast cancer with a special “Opry Goes Pink” performance. Opry member Carrie Underwood was on hand to flip the giant light switch, turning the show’s signature red barn backdrop pink for the night. ABC’s Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts—herself a breast cancer survivor—traveled to […]

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Nashville Scene: Women’s profiles in bluegrass have risen

Generation by generation, women’s profiles in bluegrass have risen By Jewly Hight Funny how straightforward Rhonda Vincent sounds proclaiming herself an “All American Bluegrass Girl” in the song of that title—until you listen past the hook. Read more.

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