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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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DISClaimer Single Reviews (6/9/10)

At first, I was certain that Eric Church was going to coast off with yet another Disc of the Day award. Then I heard Danny Gokey hit that climactic tenor note at the finale of his stunning ballad and decided that, no, THIS was the performance du jour. Next, the Randy Rogers Band came galloping in with an uptempo tune and snatched the prize away from Danny. Then, at the very end of the listening session, Steel Magnolia came up to the plate.

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Rockin’ The Porter Wagoner Fishing Tourney

Yesterday morning (6/8), 35 boats loaded with artists and professional anglers launched from Nashville’s Elm Hill Recreation Area for a beautiful day of competitive fishing in the 3rd Annual Porter Wagoner Memorial Artists & Anglers Memorial Fishing Tournament. Fans gathered at the Music Valley Event Center, as Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits’ George Braswell brought each […]

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Fontanel Mansion Welcomes CMA Fest Fans

After months of anticipation and preparation, Nashville’s The Fontanel Mansion and Farm is open to the public, just in time for CMA Music Festival this week. Open 7 days a week, the mansion will celebrate its opening all week long with live bluegrass music and country stars John Rich and Gretchen Wilson signing autographs at […]

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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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Billboard Summit Talks Radio

PPM, the evolution of the country demographic, and the artist royalty legislation were among the topics discussed at the Billboard Country Music Summit’s panel “The Changing Face of Radio: 2010 and Beyond” on Monday (6/7). Moderated by Billboard Sr. Chart Manager, Nashville, Wade Jessen, panelists included Paul Allen (Middle Tennessee State University), Tom English (Nashville […]

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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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