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Margo Price: Nowhere Fast Tour

Margo Price: Nowhere Fast Tour

Margo Price’s upcoming Nowhere Fast Tour kicks off Jan. 20 in Louisville, Ky. Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. The 2018 tour will support her upcoming new album, All American Made, which will be available on Oct. 20. Month Date Location Venue Notes Jan. 20 Headliner’s Music Hall Louisville, Ky. 21 The…MORE

Chris Janson: The Everybody Tour

Chris Janson: The Everybody Tour

Chris Janson’s upcoming The Everybody Tour kicked off in Anderson, S.C. on Sept. 8. Chris’s new album, Everybody, is expected to be released Sept. 22. Month Date Location Venue Notes Sept. 8 Anderson, S.C. Denver Down Farms 9 Clarksville, Tenn. RiverFest 30th Anniversary 14 New York Madison Square Garden Sam Hunt’s “15 in a 30” Tour 15…MORE

Kenny Chesney’s St. John House is “Simply Gone” After Hurricane Irma, Creating “Love for Love City” Foundation to Help Island Residents

Kenny Chesney’s St. John House is “Simply Gone” After Hurricane Irma, Creating “Love for Love City” Foundation to Help Island Residents

In an interview on HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade this morning (Sept. 8), Kenny Chesney talked about how parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands have been devastated by Hurricane Irma, including the island of St. John, where the artist owns a residence. Though Kenny was not there to experience the hurricane in person, he told…MORE

Blake Shelton Lays the Cards on the Table in New Song, “I’ll Name the Dogs”

Blake Shelton Lays the Cards on the Table in New Song, “I’ll Name the Dogs”

As he prepares for the 13th season on NBC’s The Voice and the grand opening of his Ole Red restaurant and live music venue in Tishomingo, Okla., Blake Shelton has released a brand new song, “I’ll Name the Dogs.” On his website, Blake describes the song as a throw-back. “It’s traditional country with fiddle and steel and I’ve got…MORE

Blake Shelton Reveals Title and Artwork of New Single, “I’ll Name the Dogs”

Blake Shelton Reveals Title and Artwork of New Single, “I’ll Name the Dogs”

Earlier today (Sept. 5), it was announced that Blake Shelton would be a part of two big events in September. The first event is a celebration of the grand opening of his new Ole Red venue in Tishomingo, Okla., featuring Ronnie Milsap, RaeLynn and more on Sept. 30. The second event included Blake as one of the many musicians,…MORE

Dustin Lynch Talks Headlining Tour, Hit Single “Small Town Boy,” New Album “Current Mood” & More

Dustin Lynch Talks Headlining Tour, Hit Single “Small Town Boy,” New Album “Current Mood” & More

Jim Casey talks with Dustin Lynch about his current mood leading into the Sept. 8 release of his third album, Current Mood, the chart-topping success of recent singles “Seein’ Red” and “Small Town Boy,” how experience has changed his approach to songwriting and song selection, and more. Show Participants Dustin Lynch Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show…MORE

Kip Moore Talks Finding His Musical Calling, Appreciating His Ever-Growing Fan Base, Making His Gratifying New Album, “Slowheart,” & More

Kip Moore Talks Finding His Musical Calling, Appreciating His Ever-Growing Fan Base, Making His Gratifying New Album, “Slowheart,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Kip Moore about growing up in Georgia, picking up the guitar for the first time, deciding to make music his career, traveling the world, his ever-growing fan base, achieving highs and lows, releasing his upcoming album, Slowheart, and more. Show Participants Kip Moore Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links…MORE

Photo Gallery: Inside Loretta Lynn’s New Hall of Fame Exhibit as Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves & Margo Price Honor the Icon

Photo Gallery: Inside Loretta Lynn’s New Hall of Fame Exhibit as Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves & Margo Price Honor the Icon

Family, friends, colleagues and industry insiders gathered at the Country Music Hall of Fame last night (Aug. 22) to celebrate Loretta Lynn’s new exhibit, Loretta Lynn: Blue Kentucky Girl. Although Loretta was not present—she hasn’t made a public appearance since suffering a stroke in May—artists Margo Price, Brandy Clark and Kacey Musgraves stepped onto the stage…MORE

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OCTOBER 21, 2019

JAKE GYLLENHAAL saved a dog that was trapped in a busy intersection in New York City this past Thursday. Jake was walking at Laight and Hudson streets at about 10:30 when he saw an enormous Dalmatian standing terrified in the middle of traffic. It had gotten away from its owner. So he stepped into the…

OCTOBER 18, 2019

JENNIFER LAWRENCE is getting married tomorrow at a mansion in Rhode Island called the Belcourt of Newport. It’s the home of the woman who owns the Alex & Ani jewelry company. Jennifer’s husband-to-be is Cooke Maroney, a 34-year-old art gallery director.  Jennifer is 29. They’re having about 150 guests, who will get to choose between…