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Bobby Karl Works CMA Music Fest

Chapter 338 The first celebrity I saw at the CMA Music Festival wasn’t a country star. It was my favorite Tennessee Titan, Cortland Finnegan, playing for the Opry team at the 20th annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge on Monday evening at Greer Stadium (6/7). He was kidding around with Luke Bryan, who was […]

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Jack White & Conan O’Brien at Third Man

Something is afoot over at Nashville’s Third Man Records. Label owner and White Stripes/Raconteurs/the Dead Weather member Jack White has posted a cryptic YouTube video announcing an appearance featuring talk show refugee Conan O’Brien at the label’s offices tomorrow (6/10). This afternoon O’Brien tweeted: “Jack White & I are doing something cool tomorrow. Hint: it […]

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OfficeMax Joins Lady A For Flood Relief

OfficeMax has announced that the company is committing $50,000 to a fund-raising challenge as part of Lady Antebellum’s sold-out Fan Club Event benefiting Nashville flood relief on Thursday, June 10. The OfficeMax challenge, in which OfficeMax will match every dollar donated for Nashville schools up to a total of $50,000, will bring much needed support […]

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Mark Chesnutt Readies “Outlaw”

Saguaro Road Records is pleased to announce the release of Outlaw, Mark Chesnutt’s new collection of all-American, whiskey-soaked standards. From the label that has brought country music enthusiasts recordings from Patty Loveless, Tanya Tucker and Lonestar, Outlaw follows in the same vein, delivered by one of country music’s finest music stylists. Set to be released on […]

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Gloriana’s Milk Campaign Picks Winner

ACM Top New Vocal Group of the Year and AMA Award winners Gloriana were featured on over 50 million milk containers in schools across the U.S. during March and April as part of the Milk Rocks! campaign. During the campaign thousands of students and Gloriana fans entered to win a $10,000 prize to use for […]

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Photos: Darius and Friends St. Jude Benefit

Darius Rucker and special guests Radney Foster, Randy Houser, Jake Owen, Jamey Johnson, and Kid Rock took to the Wildhorse Saloon yesterday (6/7) to help raise money and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Performances included Rucker’s “Alright,” and “It Won’t Be Like This For Long,” as well as Foster and Rucker on “Just Call […]

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Screenwriters Conference Draws Top Talent

The 12th annual Nashville Screenwriters Conference hit town last weekend with events at the Union Station Hotel. One highlight of the gathering is always the Music in the Movies panel, held this year at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Founded by 821 Entertainment Group President Anastasia Brown, the luncheon features advice from […]

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Global Artist Party Opens Music Fest

Events surrounding the CMA Music Festival are already going strong. Yesterday brought the CMA Global Artist Party and the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Tournament. Today’s (6/8) events include the AristoMedia Global Showcase and Chely Wright’s Reading, Writing & Rhythm Benefit Concert with Trisha Yearwood and more. •••••••••• Eight Country music artists from around the […]

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Photos: Dolly Donates To Flood Relief, More

Great artist photos…Dolly Parton makes a special donation, John Rich four-wheels at Fontanel, Fast Ryde gets a NASCAR ride, and Josh Thompson surprises concertgoers.

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Artists Use Music Fest To Spread Message

Many artists and songwriters are using upcoming CMA Music Festival appearances to benefit their charitable initiatives. Here’s some of the latest: ••••••Musicians On Call, which brings music to the bedsides of hospital patients, will be the beneficiary of two big events this week. Today’s (6/8) 4th Annual Country Weekly Fashion Show and Concert begins at […]

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Photos: LBT Wedding, Lonestar On Price Is Right

Little Big Town hosted two weddings last weekend in their “Little White Church” tent on the Country Throwdown tour. Inspired by the group’s current single, the tent offers couples the chance to get married or renew their vows through their local country radio stations. The band not only attended the ceremonies but also signed the […]

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