Category: Touring

Tour And New Single For Josh Thompson

With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, Josh Thompson has a lot to be thankful for this year. He has been nominated for a 2010 American Country Award for Single of the Year: Breakthrough Artist for his Top 20 debut single, “Beer On The Table.” He also co-penned a track on Jason Aldean’s newest album, My […]

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Country Thunder Festivals For Arizona, Wisconsin

Country Thunder Music Festivals have been announced for Florence, Arizona (April 7-10/2011) and Twin Lakes, Wisconsin (July 21-24/2011). The Arizona event features Toby Keith as its headliner, plus artists such as Martina McBride and Jason Aldean. The Wisconsin Country Thunder event in July features Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Martina McBride plus headliners Rascal Flatts. […]

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Aldean Takes His Party On The Road

Following the release of his new album My Kinda Party, Jason Aldean has announced the 2011 My Kinda Party Tour. The 32 city trek gets underway January 21 in Little Rock, AR, and features special guests Eric Church and the JaneDear girls. “This is the tour I’ve dreamed about putting together my whole life. My […]

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Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith Reunite For Tour

Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith are teaming up for a 20-city tour. It will be their first non-holiday outing together in more than two decades. The 2 Friends tour is slated to kick off in early February. They are hitting the road in support of their new releases: Grant’s Somewhere Down The Road, and […]

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Strait, McEntire and Womack on Tour 2011

George Strait, Reba McEntire and Lee Ann Womack have announced 18 tour dates kicking off Jan. 14 in Austin, TX and wrapping April 9 in Louisville, KY. This follows Strait and McEntire’s co-headlining arena tour in 2010. Strait and McEntire are both nominated for awards at the 44th Annual CMA Awards, taking place this Wednesday […]

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Brooks Benefit Sells Out Nine Dates

Garth Brooks has sold out a record-breaking nine concerts at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena in one day, marking the first time that any performer ever sold that number of tickets in the state of Tennessee. Over 140,000 tickets were sold raising an incredible $3.5 million for Nashville flood victims. (Michael Jackson held the previous record of […]

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Stagecoach Country Music Festival Tickets On Sale

Tickets for the fifth annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival, to take place Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st, 2011, are now on sale. For a limited time, general admission passes for the entire weekend are only $99. Reserved seating with exclusive VIP access is also available. The popular festival, which is held at Empire […]

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Live Nation Suffers Concert Decline

The Associated Press is reporting that Live Nation Entertainment 3rd quarter net income fell to $51.4 million or 30 cents per share compared with $69.2 million/78 cents per share during the same period last year. The disappointing results were blamed upon heavy discounting of summer ticket prices. Live Nation merged with Ticketmaster in Jan. 2010. […]

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Kenny Chesney to Co-Headline Stadium Tour with Zac Brown Band

Kenny Chesney announced his return to the stage for a nine stadium “Goin’ Coastal Tour”. When the four time CMA/ACM Entertainer of the year sets out on the 2011 tour, he will be joined by co-headliners The Zac Brown Band, plus special guests Billy Currington and Uncle Kracker. “With four acts on the bill, we’ve […]

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Radio Use Shrinks; Concert Industry Faltering

Radio’s Future II: The 2010 American Youth Study conducted by Edison Research and sponsored by Radio-info.com contains a multitude of slides showing changes in attitude toward radio and other media since the study was conducted a decade ago in 2000. Results are based upon 1,533 interviews nationwide, split almost evenly between age 12-24 demo and […]

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Ticket Details For Garth Brooks In Nashville

Fans who want to get in to see Garth Brooks’ first full-scale concert in 10 years will be manning their computers and phones on Saturday morning (11/6). The die-hard devotees will be hitting the box office tomorrow (11/4). As announced last week, Brooks and wife Trisha Yearwood are set for a flood relief benefit at […]

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