Category: Touring

Eagles, Urban, Chicks Hitting The Road

A superstar tour featuring The Eagles, Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban will open June 8 in Toronto. Eight stops at North American arenas were announced today (3/16), with Urban set for five of those shows. It will be the first time these artists have toured together. With 35 years of hits, The Eagles (Glenn Frey, […]

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Photos: Underwood Starts Tour; Lambert Scores Gold Single

Carrie Underwood’s Play On Tour opened March 11 in front of a sold-out crowd at the Sovereign Center in Reading, PA with special guests Craig Morgan and Sons of Sylvia. The Play On Tour, hydrated by vitaminwater® and sponsored by PEDIGREE® Brand, is currently slated to run through June 20 in Saskatoon, SK at the […]

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Dierks To Debut Music On Tour

Dierks Bentley will debut music from his upcoming bluegrass/roots album at dates across the country this spring. His Up On The Ridge Tour opens in Portland, OR on April 21 and will make more than 24 stops before the end of May. He is set for a hometown show on May 22 at Nashville’s Ryman […]

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Strait Adds Nashville Date; Victoria Shaw And Friends At Limelight

On April 28 George Strait will bring his full tour to Nashville for the first time since 2004. With guests Reba and Lee Ann Womack, the Strait tour hits the newly renamed Bridgestone Arena, where he set an attendance record during his last visit. Tickets for the Nashville show go on sale March 20 at […]

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Underwood’s “Play On Tour” Opens Thursday

Carrie Underwood’s Play On Tour will kick off this Thursday, March 11 in Reading, PA with special guests Craig Morgan and Sons of Sylvia. The Play On Tour, hydrated by vitaminwater® and sponsored by PEDIGREE® Brand, is currently slated for more than 50 dates running through June 20. She is scheduled mostly for arenas in […]

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Swift Launches iPhone App, Brings Tour Back To US

Taylor Swift’s Fearless 2010 Tour began its run through the US over the weekend, with sold-out shows in Tampa, Orlando, and Ft. Lauderdale/Sunrise, FL. The 39-date tour is visiting arenas and stadiums in 31 cities throughout the US and Canada over the next three months. Last month, she took the Fearless tour overseas, playing eight […]

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Country Acts Throwdown On Multi-Stage Tour

This summer the Country Throwdown Tour will make its way across the U.S. with a star line-up, festival atmosphere and affordable tickets. Kevin Lyman of 4Fini Inc. modeled the country outing after his successful Vans Warped Tour, which is the longest running traveling music and extreme sports festival in the world today. The Country Throwdown […]

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CMA Fest Adds Performers


The Country Music Association has announced the latest additions to the artist lineup for the upcoming 2010 CMA Music Festival, which will be held Thursday through Sunday, June 10-13 in Nashville. Newly added artists include Alan Jackson, Billy Currington, Kellie Pickler and superstar Tim McGraw, who will make his first appearance at the Festival since […]

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Thompson and Buxton Debuts Deliver

Way Out Here, the debut album from Columbia Nashville newcomer Josh Thompson, entered the country album sales chart this week with sales in excess of 15,000 units. The album hit the No. 9 spot on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and rose to No. 28 on the Top 200 chart. Way Out Here is the […]

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Jim Halsey Releases “Starmaker”

After building powerhouse country music booking agency The Jim Halsey Company and selling it to the William Morris Agency, Jim Halsey founded the Jim Halsey Institute, which focuses on helping others pursue their dreams in the music industry. This month, the veteran booking agent will release Starmaker, a book that shares the secrets he learned […]

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Gill Joins Clapton Onstage; Cash’s Birthday Celebrated in Black

Last week marked the release of Johnny Cash’s final album American VI: Ain’t No Grave, as well as what would have been his 78th birthday on Feb. 26. The Cash family, Rick Rubin/American Recordings and Lost Highway Records wanted to celebrate the Man in Black’s life by encouraging fans to wear black on that day. […]

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