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Sandestin Festival To Benefit Gulf Wildlife

A cross-section of country and rock’s most acclaimed songwriters and performers will come together on Florida’s gulf coast during the weekend of August 13 and 14 for the inaugural Sandestin Music Festival. Sponsored by BMI, TrustCore, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sunquest Cruises and Southwest Airlines, the festival is all […]

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Gwen Sebastian Hits the Road and the Charts

Recently singled out by Country Weekly magazine as an “artist to watch in 2010,” Open Road/Lofton Creek Records artist Gwen Sebastian is starting to see her dreams come true. Her new single, “V.I.P. (Barefoot Girl),” moves up from No. 37 to No. 33 on MusicRow’s CountryBreakout chart. Raised in rural Hebron, North Dakota, and now […]

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Top Earners: Kenny Chesney And Toby Keith

Forbes’ just released list of Top-Earning Musicians includes Kenny Chesney and Toby Keith from the country set. Chesney ranked No. 9 on the Top 10 list, by bringing in $50 million between June 2009 and June 2010. Like most of the other top money makers, a significant portion of his earnings came from the box […]

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Concert News: Don Williams, Brooks And Dunn, Buddy Miller

Don Williams is set to come out of tour retirement for a two-night stand at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium on October 20 and 21. The shows are in celebration of WSM-AM’s 85th anniversary and fall just days before he will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on October 24. Known as the […]

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Live Nation Ticket Sales Slide, Stock Tumbles

Ticket sales for Live Nation’s top 100 tours slid 9 percent to $822 million in the first half of 2010, and the year’s second half isn’t looking much better, expected to fall as much as 15 percent. The entire touring industry has taken a 17 percent hit so far this year. Live Nation gave the […]

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Tours: Judds’ Last Encore, Hank Jr’s Rowdy Friends

The Judds are offering a variety of special ticketing options for their upcoming The Last Encore tour, with arena dates scheduled between late November and mid Decemeber. The “Fan Package” features premium seating and parking, early access to the venue for crowd-free shopping, an exclusive pre-show reception, and a ‘Fan Experience’ t-shirt, not available for purchase. […]

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Signings: James Wesley, Due West

Broken Bow Records artist James Wesley has signed an exclusive booking agreement with William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. Joey Lee in the Nashville office will be the responsible agent. Wesley is currently traveling nationwide on his radio tour in support of the new single, “Real,” written by Neal Coty and Jimmy Melton. “Real” debuted on the […]

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Lambert Headed Out On CMT Tour

Miranda Lambert will headline this year’s CMT on Tour outing, kicking off Sept. 29 in New York City, according to CMT.com. She will be joined by special guest Eric Church and rising artist Josh Kelley for the 28-city run. CMT on Tour: Miranda Lambert Revolution will be produced by AEG Live. Lambert has been on […]

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Paisley Headlines Aquapalooza 2010

Brad Paisley took a short vacation from his H20 World Tour to party with fans at The Reserve at Lake Travis near Austin, TX on July 12 for Aquapalooza 2010. Official reports claim crowds of 65,000-70,000 plus over 7,000 boats that all arrived for the concert. Last year’s event was at Lake Martin, Alabama. Paisley’s […]

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Aldean Extends Successful Run

Jason Aldean will extend his Wide Open arena tour into the fall, with an additional 25 dates across the nation. After selling out 39 shows on the first leg, and breaking attendance records on both coasts, the tour will kick back off on Sept. 10 with special guest Luke Bryan joining a majority of the dates. […]

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Grant And Gill Plan Christmas Tour

When the holiday season comes around,  superstar couple Amy Grant and Vince Gill will embark on their fifth Christmas tour. The Twelve Days of Christmas Tour kicks off December 8 in Sarasota, FL and wraps with two shows in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium. “Christmas audiences are special,” explains Grant. “They tend to involve the whole family, […]

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