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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 […]

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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 […]

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Root 49 Records Launches With Bridgette Tatum

The close ties between NASCAR and Music Row insiders get a little closer with the formation of MPR Entertainment Group, a collaboration between NASCAR driver Ryan Newman and his wife Krissie with Nashville publisher Carolyn Miller. As a part of the arrangement the company will launch a record label division, Root 49 Records, which plans […]

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Nashville Music Award Voting Begins

Revived in a partnership with Next Big Nashville (NBN) and Leadership Music, Inc. (LM), the Nashville Music Awards (NMA), were first produced by LM from 1995 through 2000. The NMAs recognize outstanding contributions in all genres of music. The 2009 Nashville Music Award winners will be announced at a reception on the first evening of […]

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Live Nation Offers Ticket Specials

Concert fans have just been gifted with a flat fee “passport ticket” for admittance to shows at Live Nation clubs for the remainder of 2009. The $49.99 cost includes complete admittance, subject to availability. Tickets to individual shows can be reserved online, every Monday. Complete details are available at livenation.com. Approximately 26 clubs are participating […]

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Artists Lend A Hand To Good Causes

Carter’s Chord joined fellow artists Megan Mullins and Rob Blackledge, and media professionals on a September trip to Guatemala on behalf of Compassion International, a child development ministry working to release the world’s poorest kids from poverty. ————————— Bucky Covington is returning to his roots for his first hometown concert in Rockingham, NC. He will […]

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Fall At The Hall: Hank III, Jerry Chesnut On Schedule

Hank Williams III will visit the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum on Sat., Oct. 10, for a special performance in the Museum’s Ford Theater. Like his father, Hank III blends the honky-tonk and country blues sounds of his grandfather with the rock & roll sensibility of his own generation. The program, which is […]

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Americana-Rama: The Latest Music And News

————————– Kieran Kane will give a free in-store performance at Grimey’s Thirsty Friday celebration (Free PBR!) today (9/18) at 6 PM. He’ll play songs from his new CD Somewhere Beyond the Roses. It’s a full band show featuring Deanna Varagona (Lambchop), Richard Bennett (Mark Knopfler), and Lucas Kane (Kane, Welch, Kaplin). ————————– Rockabilly boogie master […]

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New WSM-AM Show Will Be Live From Loveless

WSM 650-AM will launch a weekly Americana program on Oct. 14 called “Music City Roots: Live From The Loveless Cafe,” with the debut show featuring icon Emmylou Harris, acclaimed duo Pam Rose and Mary Ann Kennedy, as well as emerging artists Annie Crane and Robin Ainger. With a long history of live broadcasts, WSM will […]

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Buddy Miller Wins Big At Americana Awards

Acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer Buddy Miller won almost every award for which he was nominated at last night’s (9/17) 8th Annual Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Show, held at the Ryman Auditorium. He and his collaborators, including wife Julie Miller, walked away with Artist, Album, Duo/Group of the Year, and Song of the Year. The only […]

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Explore Nashville’s Mix of Art and Music

Nashville shows its varied love of music and the arts with this list of upcoming events ranging from pickin’ parties to superstar rappers. Join Kellie Pickler (see photo) and get out on the town! ——————- Hot off his just released No. 1 album, Jay-Z will perform at Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gym on Fri., Nov. 13. Tickets […]

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