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McGraw Tour Presale; Hill’s Floral Collection

Presale tickets for select dates of Tim McGraw’s recently announced Emotional Traffic Tour will be available today (1/11) for those registered at mcgrawfan.com. The trek gets underway in spring with special guests Luke Bryan and The Band Perry. Shows available for presale include Corpus Christi, TX (4/8); Bossier City, LA  (4/10); Savannah, GA (4/17); and […]

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Garth Tickets at Wynn Las Vegas

The next series of Garth Brooks concert dates at the Wynn Las Vegas were recently announced, and tickets will go on sale Saturday, January 15. Brooks has performed to sold-out audiences at the hotel’s intimate Encore Theater since December 2009 when he announced that he would end his retirement and become a resident headliner at […]

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“All About Tonight” Goes No. 1

The Georgian songwriting trio of Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip, also known as the “Peach Pickers,” celebrated their third No. 1 song in a year at a party held at BMI on January 7. Recorded by Blake Shelton, “All About Tonight” hit No. 1 in 2010 as did “All Over Me,” recorded by […]

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News Items: Ballard, Wilson, Casting Crowns

Frankie Ballard Makes Opry Debut • Gretchen Wilson Quits Smoking • Casting Crowns Performs On Huckabee

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Kenny Chesney, Documentarian?

Kenny Chesney’s love of football (see also: “The Boys Of Fall”) continues with the announcement that he has produced a one hour special for ESPN’s Year of the Quarterback series about former University of Tennessee quarterback Condredge Holloway. The special, titled “The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story,” is set to air February 20, 7 […]

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Big Yellow Dog Re-ups Kear, Signs Anderson

Big Yellow Dog Music has re-signed hit songwriter Josh Kear, and added songwriter “Big Al” Anderson to its roster. The company’s principals Carla Wallace and Kerry O’Neil have also promoted Brooke Arrington to Creative Director, assisting Wallace with songplugging and creative duties. The end of 2010 marked the publishing house’s 13th year in business, during which […]

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Boot Founder Gets CMA Media Award

The CMA has announced that its 2010 Media Achievement Award will go to Beville Darden, co-founder and editor of the Country Music news Website, TheBoot.com, which is distributed via AOL Music. Darden has also served as a music writer/reporter for both AOL.com and Spinner.com. After graduating from Mountain Brook High School in Birmingham, Ala., she […]

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[updated 1/11] Lifenotes: Juri Bunetta

MusicRow extends sincere condolences to Al Bunetta and his family on the passing of his son, Juri Bunetta, yesterday (1/9). The 19-year-old died from injuries sustained during a single-car accident on Interstate 65 on Saturday night. He was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center, where he later died. Al Bunetta has managed and overseen the careers […]

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Dates Set For Tin Pan South, Key West Songwriters Festival

Tin Pan South • Key West Songwriters Festival • Nashville SongWriters Festival • Chris Austin Songwriting Contest

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Davis Music Group Partners With Nine North

Davis Music Group has announced a partnership with Larry Pareigis and his Nine North team for national radio promotion efforts of DMG artist Jacob Lyda. “Larry Pareigis has established a stellar promotion staff at Nine North and the Davis Music Group family is excited to add their help in our radio efforts for Jacob Lyda,” […]

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Greg Hill Joins McGhee Entertainment

Manager Greg Hill has joined McGhee Entertainment, bringing with him current clients Rodney Atkins, Adam Brand and Heidi Newfield. Chairman of McGhee Entertainment, Doc McGhee, and President Scott McGhee announced today (1/10) that Hill will enter as President of McGhee’s Nashville office. He will report directly to the McGhees, whose current roster already includes Nashville […]

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