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The Flying Cowboy Passes

Longtime Fan Fair favorite Jimmy Kish, known as “The Flying Cowboy,” died in Nashville last Thursday at age 84. Mr. Kish was a guitarist, songwriter, publisher, actor, square-dance caller, radio personality and licensed pilot. He had a booth at the first Fan Fair celebration in 1972 and has been a fixture there ever since. Initially, […]

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Country Singer Judy Lynn Passes

Country singer, Las Vegas headliner and former beauty-pageant queen Judy Lynn has died at age 74. Ms. Lynn recorded more than a dozen albums and had hit singles with such titles as “Footsteps of a Fool” (1962) and “My Secret” (1963). She was also renowned as the most flamboyantly costumed country star of her generation. […]

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Throwdown Forced To Trim Dates

The Country Throwdown Tour has announced it will cancel four upcoming shows in Houston (6/9), Dallas (6/10), San Diego (6/17) and Phoenix (6/18). In addition, the Bakersfield date (originally set for 6/16) has now moved to Friday, 6/18. Tickets from the above listed shows will be honored at all other Country Throwdown tour dates and […]

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Lost Trailers Going Separate Ways

After tens of thousands of miles, songs that were heard all over America on country radio, and years on the road together, members of The Lost Trailers will pursue their own projects by the end of the year. The band will continue to tour this year which includes the Country Throwdown tour. “I’m thrilled to […]

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Cold Stares Finalists in Hard Rock Battle

Nashville rockers The Cold Stares are among 10 finalists in the running to perform at Hard Rock Calling 2010 in London’s Hyde Park with Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam and more. The rock duo are to be international representatives for Nashville in the online voting to commence May 25 via  http://battle.ambassadorsofrock.com/thecoldstares/ Back in April, the Cold […]

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McCartney To Play Music City

Paul McCartney will make his first-ever Nashville appearance Monday July 26, 2010, when he brings his Up and Coming 2010 Tour to the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. The tour will feature the former Beatle and his band in unique venues, places and locations; cities he’s never before played as well as familiar markets he’s not […]

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Lambert Hosts “Cause For Paws” Fundraiser

Miranda Lambert hosted the 3rd Annual Cause for Paws Event last weekend and the numbers are in – $91,000 was raised through ticket sales, sponsorships and auction items at the sold-out event. GAC’s Nan Kelley donated her time to guest host the crowd of over 800 people. Purina Chef Michael’s Canine Creations was the main […]

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Chris LeDoux Honored In Wyoming

Fans of the late country star Chris LeDoux will crowd tiny Kaycee, Wyoming (population 300) on Father’s Day weekend as one of the most popular entertainers to perform his music on the rodeo circuit across the U.S. is memorialized in bronze. The new Chris LeDoux Memorial Park is landscaped on downtown Kaycee property LeDoux and […]

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Canadians Join Nashvillians For Flood Relief

Two weeks after Nashville and areas of Tennessee declared a disaster area due to devastating flooding, American and Canadian artists have joined to record and release a song and video for the Red Cross flood relief cause. The project came together after Canadian singer/songwriter Victoria Banks penned the song “City of Dreams” after seeing the flood […]

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Joey + Rory Prep Annual “Bib & Buckle Fest”

Vanguard/Sugar Hill Records artist Joey + Rory are readying the 2nd Annual Bib & Buckle Fest, which has been dubbed the Unofficial CMT Can You Duet Season I Reunion. On Saturday, June 5 in Pottsville (45 minutes south of Nashville), the duo will be joined by Can You Duet cast members Caitlin & Will and […]

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Big Kenny Joins “Rock Band”

Country music’s Big Kenny is partnering with the gaming phenomenon Rock Band to bring relief and donations to Nashville’s flood victims. Kenny is one of the many artists joining Rock Band Relief, an organization that helps artists convert their music into playable songs for the Rock Band video game series. These tracks can be purchased […]

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