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News From Willie and Wynonna…and Fred

Fred Eaglesmith To Perform at the Bluebird Singer/songwriter Fred Eaglesmith is back in Nashville to celebrate his recent success with a show at the Bluebird Cafe on Friday, March 19. The acclaimed Canadian has enjoyed some mainstream country success of late with cuts from Miranda Lambert (“Time To Get a Gun”) and Alan Jackson (“Freight […]

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Stars To Pay Tribute To Brooks & Dunn 

The Academy of Country Music has announced that Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Jennifer Hudson, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Taylor Swift, and Sugarland will perform at the television taping of the all-star concert special, ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn – The Last Rodeo on Monday, April 19. The show will tape the day after […]

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Fogerty To Be Named “BMI Icon”

BMI will honor John Fogerty as a BMI Icon at its 58th Annual Pop Awards, slated for Tuesday, May 18 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Hosted by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant and Barbara Cane, BMI Vice President & General Manager, Writer/Publisher Relations, Los Angeles, the invitation-only event will also honor […]

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Gill Joins Clapton At Sommet

Eric Clapton and his band hit the stage at Nashville’s Sommet Center on Saturday night, February 27. Among the concert attendees was Country Music Hall of Famer and longtime Clapton fan Vince Gill, who brought his guitar to the party and sat in with the British rock/blues master. The two traded licks on acoustic versions […]

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Adams Named Robertson Taylor VP 

London-based insurance broker Robertson Taylor International has promoted Reba Adams to Vice President of the company’s Nashville operation. Adams has been an entertainment, film and live event insurance specialist for over thirty years.

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Jeffrey Steele’s “Alex LeVasseur” Benefit Tonight

Tonight (3/11), the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Scholarship Program will present Jeffrey Steele and Friends, an intimate evening with Jeffrey Steele, Danny Gokey, Heidi Newfield, Sarah Buxton, Bob Dipiero, LoCash Cowboys and Pearl Heart at Nashville’s Rocketown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation and its scholarship program, which helps […]

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Source Joins Lee at Hall of Fame

Country and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Brenda Lee got together with members of Source, Nashville’s music business executive women’s group, to conduct a personal tour of Brenda Lee: Dynamite, the Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit dedicated to the long and successful career of the legendary singer. The exhibit, which runs through […]

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Washington Dignitaries Turn Out For CMA Board

Yesterday (3/9), the Library of Congress and the Country Music Association hosted a day-long program for the CMA Board of Directors at the nation’s library, including a comprehensive tour of the historic Jefferson Building; an extensive orientation to the Library’s music, sound recording, and folk collections; a reception with members of the House of Representatives, […]

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Alabama Music Hall Honors Johnson, MacAnally

The Alabama Music Hall of Fame Board has announced the selection of seven people to be inducted during the 13th Induction Banquet and Awards Show to be held in the Convention Center in Montgomery, Ala. on Thursday, March 25. Included among this year’s inductees is Mercury Records artist Jamey Johnson, who will be honored with […]

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Martina Joins With SunnyD To Helps Kids

Martina McBride is partnering with Cincinnati-based Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SunnyD) for Time To Shine, a national marketing campaign designed to encourage “the shining moments of children.” This marks SunnyD’s first music and entertainment partnership, and the company promises a sponsorship that will “connect with Martina’s fans who share an optimistic and youthful outlook with the […]

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National Folk Festival Heads To Nashville

The National Council for the Traditional Arts, along with Mayor Karl Dean and Compass Records Group, announced today (3/10) that Nashville has been selected as the host city for the National Folk Festival in 2011, 2012 and 2013. The National Folk Festival is the oldest and longest-running multi-ethnic traditional arts festival in the nation. The […]

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