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Marty Stuart Honors Country’s Mississippi Roots

Country music legend Marty Stuart unveiled the first marker, in honor of Jimmie Rodgers, for the Mississippi Country Music Trail in his home state on Tuesday, June 1. Stuart played an instrumental role in developing and campaigning for this program to pay tribute to Mississippi’s stronghold on country music’s history. “It was a very special day […]

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New Boots, New Single, NASCAR For Curb’s Rio Grand

Nashville based Brand N Music Partnerships, has announced that Corral Boots and Curb Records artists Rio Grand have entered into a one-year brand partnership and endorsement agreement. This strategic integrated marketing campaign includes tour bus decals, product endorsements, retail appearances, digital components and a tour sponsorship element. The campaign launched in May with a concert […]

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Buddy Cannon Recovering From Surgery

Producer/songwriter Buddy Cannon, MusicRow’s 2004 Producer of the Year, is recovering at home after  undergoing successful surgery to clear a blockage in his right side carotid artery. The surgery was performed Tuesday morning at Vanderbilt Hospital. He was released Wednesday and is chilling out at home. The blockage was discovered after an ultrasound scan and surgery […]

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“Block Party” Returns To CMA Fest

The ABC Summer Block Party will return to the CMA Music Festival in Nashville. The party gets started on Friday, June 11 continuing through Saturday, June 12 and will run from 11:30 AM-5:00 PM/CT. This year’s Block Party, hosted by Rossi Morreale (Dating in the Dark) and Brandon Barash (General Hospital), is filled with entertainment […]

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Gibson Unveils Brad Paisley Signature Acoustic

In celebration of Brad Paisley’s picking prowess, Gibson Acoustic has introduced the Brad Paisley J-45 Model, a custom-appointed acoustic guitar from Gibson’s luthier’s shop in Bozeman, Montana. Constructed in the image of the J-45 “round-shouldered” dreadnought with Paisley’s own preferences for a solid Adirondack Red Spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, and one-piece custom […]

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Walmart Offers “Strait Live” DVD Reissue

On June 15, the Artist of the Decade will re-issue George Strait Live on DVD exclusively to Walmart. Backed by his Ace in the Hole Band, George Strait is captured for the first time on video performing greatest hits and all time fan favorites at the Dallas Reunion Arena on New Year’s night 1986-1987. George Strait […]

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Jimmy Ritchey Unveils Vibe Room Music

Songwriter/producer Jimmy Ritchey has announced a new collaborative venture, Vibe Room Music. A newly-established Music Row assembly located at 38 Music Square East, 2nd Floor, Vibe Room Music is made up of Ritchey, publishing veteran Jeff Carlton and a variety of multi-talented songwriters. The company is poised to introduce a library of compositions in a […]

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44th Annual CMA Awards Set For Nov. 10

The Country Music Association and ABC Television Network have announced that The 44th Annual CMA Awards will air Wednesday, Nov. 10 (8:00-11:00 PM/EST) on ABC live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. “The CMA Awards is ‘Country Music’s Biggest Night’ and is one of the most highly anticipated events for our industry each year,” […]

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The Stars Will Sign at CMA Music Fest

The stars are aligning for autograph signings at the Greased Lightning Fan Fair Hall at the upcoming 2010 CMA Music Festival. Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker and the Judds are among the artists set to meet the fans face-to-face this year. “The fan and artist interactions in the Greased Lightning Fan Fair […]

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Show Dog-Universal Promotes Natalie Moore

Natalie Moore has been promoted to Director of Artist Development and Creative Services for Show Dog-Universal Music, it was announced today (6/3) by George Nunes, General Manager of the label to whom Moore reports. Formerly, Moore served as Manager of Artist Development and Creative Services for the company. In her new role, Moore is responsible […]

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Toby Keith Event Nets Almost $600,000

The seventh annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic raised close to $600,000 May 21-22 in Norman, Oklahoma. Comprised of a dinner/auction/concert and golf tournament the following day, the event has raised almost $3,000,000 since its inception for Oklahoma’s children battling cancer and their families. The perennially sold-out gathering was standing-room-only again, with co-emcee Larry […]

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