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Ricky Skaggs Returns With “Mosaic”

With his new album, Mosaic, due on August 24 from Skaggs Family Records, 14-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs is back with a full band sound. Following an unparalleled string of success in country music in the 1980s and early ‘90s, including eight CMA Awards (1985 Entertainer of the Year), Platinum records and a performance at […]

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“Tunesmithing” Comes To Music Row

“Tunesmithing on Music Row,” a monthly show spotlighting emerging and hit songwriters, will take place from 6:30-9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 7 at Edgehill Studios Cafe, 1201 Villa Place on Music Row. The headliner for the evening will be singer/songwriter Tom Shinness. Also on the bill will be songwriter/actor Mike Callahan, songwriter Claudia Nygaard, and songwriter/author […]

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Paul Harris Brings Laughs To CMA Fest

Comedian Paul Harris joined the ranks as a performer on the LP Field Stage on Sunday, June 13 to close out the sold out 2010 CMA Music Festival. In his debut appearance at the festival, Harris entertained a crowd of 40,000-plus fans that had spent the last four days enjoying country music’s hottest entertainers. His comedy […]

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First Concert at Fontanel: Songwriters Sing For Nashville

The Woods at Fontanel is partnering with Anchor Trailways & Tours and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation to present its first concert, Songwriters Sing For Nashville. The benefit for flood relief is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees slated to perform include Roger […]

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United Way Hosts Song Contest

United Way is hosting the “Live United” Summer Song Contest. The organization is looking for songs about hope, teamwork, restoration and overcoming adversity, such as songs inspired by Nashville’s recent flood. Two finalists will perform their songs live at 3rd and Lindsley during United Way’s “Stuff the Bus” School Supply Drive Launch Concert on June […]

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More Photos From Music Fest Week

Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam, Josh Turner’s dance contest, Josh Thompson and more…

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BamaJam Attracts 300,000 Fans

Bamajam 2010 organizers say the event was a success, drawing about 109,000 fans each day, for an aggregate gate count of 300,000 over three days. Held June 3-5 in Enterprise, Alabama, The Verizon Wireless Bamajam Music and Arts Festival 2010 hosted a musical variety including Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Train, Rodney Atkins, Miranda Lambert, […]

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Fun Photos From Music Fest Week

SunTrust hosts Hot Dog Day, Kellie Pickler plays LP Field, Miranda Lambert wins at the CMT Awards, and tons more.

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Garth Adds Vegas Dates

Garth Brooks’ ongoing concert series at the Wynn Las Vegas has drawn sold-out crowds and rave reviews. Now he has revealed the next set of dates, with shows scheduled through November. Tickets for the upcoming series will go on sale Saturday, June 19 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets are available exclusively at Ticketmaster.com or by […]

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Nashville Artists Well Represented at Teens Choice

The Teen Choice Awards will be presented on Aug. 9 on Fox. One of the main draws of the show is its numerous awards where fans pick the winners. The categories cover TV, Movies, Music, Comedy and Sports. Today (6/14), the voting begins for fans age 13-19. Nashville artists are represented in numerous categories including […]

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Festival Attendance Booms, Up 16 Percent

CMA Music Festival attendance hit an all-time high this year. Each night at LP Field was a complete sell-out, with average nightly attendance topping 49,000, for an increase of 16.7 percent over last year. This tally includes four-day ticket packages, promotional and single night tickets. 
In all, 37 artists participated in the 40 hours of […]

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