Category: Touring

Sugarland Preps “The Incredible Machine” Tour

CMA Vocal Duo of the Year  Sugarland have dubbed their upcoming headlining 2010 North American tour “The Incredible Machine.” The Mercury Records artists will kick things off on April 23 in Primm, Nevada and travel to over 55 cities nationwide. “This new tour is a thrill for me,” said Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles. “It will reflect […]

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Jewel And Aldean Team With Country Financial

Financial planning firm Country Financial is teaming with country artists Jason Aldean and Jewel for the “Road Trips and Guitar Picks” series, which will present 30 concerts beginning in March. Each artist will perform separate concerts, but the “Road Trips and Guitar Picks” website, www.tripsandpicks.com, will serve as a one-stop destination for both, giving Aldean […]

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Zac Brown Band Tours, Sells Cookbooks

Best New Artist Grammy winners Zac Brown Band have announced a 15-date West Coast portion of their Breaking Southern Ground tour, to begin March 2. Later in July, ZBB will join the Dave Matthews Band for select shows, including Citi Field in New York City. Concertgoers will get the full ZBB experience: eat-and-greets for a […]

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On Tour: Jack Ingram; Hank Williams, Jr. and More

Hank Williams, Jr.’s Rowdy Friends Tour 2010 includes special guests Jamey Johnson, Eric Church, and The Grascals. The tour will kick off April 2 in Charleston, WV with shows each weekend throughout April. •••••• Jack Ingram is releasing his new single, “Free,” from Big Dreams & High Hopes, today (1/25). Ingram also plans to kick […]

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Strait/Reba Tour Opens, Shows Selling Out

Opening weekend on the Strait/Reba run at Baltimore’s 1st Mariner Arena. Pictured (l-r): WPOC/Baltimore APD/MD Justin Cole, Valory’s JoJamie Hahr, Valory’s Jon Loba, WGTY/York PD Scott Donato, WGTY/York on-air personality Dan Douglas, Reba, Valory’s John Zarling, Valory’s Scott Borchetta, Valory’s Andrew Kautz, WMZQ/Washington DC & WPOC/Baltimore PD Meg Stevens, WXCY/Wilmington PD Dave Hovel and Valory’s […]

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Ticketmaster/Live Nation Merger To Get US Approval

The US Department of Justice plans to approve the merger of Ticketmaster and Live Nation. Regulators are demanding that the companies make a few concessions to ensure fair competition, including licensing its Ticketmaster Host ticketing software to concert promoter and venue manager Anschutz Entertainment Group, and divesting its self-ticketing subsidiary Paciolan to promoter and manager […]

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Chesney Sets Four Summer Shows In Vegas

Kenny Chesney keeps adding to his summer schedule but, as promised, isn’t mounting a full-scale tour. He has just announced four dates at the Hard Rock Las Vegas, on May 14 and 15, and July 2 and 3. The performer will take over the hotel’s venue called the Joint, and says audiences in the 4000-seat […]

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Signings: Max Barnes; Lorrie Morgan; 615 Music

Max T. Barnes has signed a publishing deal with Ray Stevens Music. The chart topping songwriter has an impressive list of hits, including six No. 1 singles, nine Top 10’s and a Song of the Year Nomination for the career launching hit “Love Me” by Colin Raye. Barnes recently penned the current Ray Stevens single, […]

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Lady A Sells Ryman 2X; Strait/Reba Tour; Hope For Haiti

Due to the sell-out success of Lady Antebellum’s upcoming March 11 concert at the Ryman Auditorium, another show has been added on Wed., March 10. Tickets available via ryman.com and Ticketmaster outlets. ———————— The George Strait/Reba tour kick-offs next weekend in Baltimore, MD with guest Lee Ann Womack. After Baltimore, the tour continues to Greensboro, […]

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Westerman Follows Hill To Red Light

MusicRow has learned that Sandra Westerman will be leaving her VP position at Borman Entertainment to move to a similar role at Red Light Management in Coran Capshaw’s Nashville office starting Jan. 19. Westerman spent over 17 years with Borman Entertainment. She can now be reached at [email protected] Westerman was active in the day-to-day role […]

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Aldean Adds Ash To Tour

Stoney Creek Records artist Ash Bowers has been added to Jason Aldean’s upcoming Wide Open tour set to launch Jan. 22. Bower’s first Wide Open appearance begins 1/28 in Austin, TX. “I was lucky enough to open a few dates for Aldean in November last year and had a blast playing for those big crowds,” […]

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