Friday, March 17, 2017

Muddy Waters & James Cotton- Got My Mojo Working 1966

Luke Bryan is Biggest Country Act to Play Houston Rodeo This Year with 75,500 Fans Fifth Consecutive Year with 75K in Attendance




NASHVILLE – (March 16, 2017) – ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee and four-time show co-host Luke Bryan performed at the Houston Rodeo tonight as the biggest country act to play this year with a crowd of 75,500 screaming fans. Tonight marked Luke’s fifth consecutive year at the rodeo with 75,000 fans in attendance. 
“It continues to be an honor to play here at the  Rodeo,” shared Luke. “The fans are so energetic and make this such an incredible night. This is one I always look forward to doing!”
Luke will wrap his “Kill The Lights Tour” this weekend with two sold out shows in Orange Beach, Alabama. The tour launched in February 2016.  

Coming up, Luke will appear as the skilled adviser for friend Blake Shelton’s team on NBC’s “The Voice” March 20 & 21 and March 27 & 28. On Sunday, April 2 Luke will co-host the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards with Dierks Bentley from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
 
ABOUT LUKE BRYAN
Country music superstar Luke Bryan is a two-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year. He has hosted the ACM Awards for four consecutive years and will return this year to co-host the show on Sunday, April 2. Since the debut of his first album in 2007 he has placed 17 singles at No.1, sold over 10 Million albums, sold more than 40 million tracks with three Billion music streams. His Platinum-selling fifth studio album, Kill The Lights, debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard Top 200 (his third to do so) and Top Country Albums charts, and contains five consecutive No 1 hits- so far.  
 
Luke’s concert tours have consistently sold out shows across North America including many NFL Stadiums like the Patriot’s Gillette Stadium where he played back-to-back sold out concerts last summer. Luke has also sold out Chicago’s Soldier Field, Cleveland’s First Energy Stadium, the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Denver’s Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Ford Field in Detroit, home of the Vikings at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field, and Levi Stadium in San Francisco. In the last three years, Luke has performed to nearly five Million fans on tour.  On May 5 and 6, Luke will launch a brand new tour, “Huntin’ Fishin’ And Lovin’ Every Day Tour,” kicking off in Music City at Bridgestone Arena.
 
For a one-stop shop for everything Luke Bryan, his community of fans have unparalleled access to his life through Luke Bryan’s official App. Launched in June 2015 in partnership with Disciple Media, the app offers everything from exclusive live streams to updates from the road, competitions to video premieres, exclusive merchandise and more. The App is available now on the Apple App Store and Google Play. 



Visit www.LukeBryan.com or follow Luke on Twitter @LukeBryanOnlineInstagram and Facebook

GARTH BROOKS TO OPEN AND CLOSE 2018 RODEOHOUSTON



Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced that Garth Brooks will open and close 2018 RodeoHouston, Feb. 27 and March 18.
“We are thrilled to welcome Garth Brooks back to the RodeoHouston stage,” said Jack A. Lyons, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo chairman of the board. “This is the first time in multi-entertainer Show history that one artist has opened and closed RodeoHouston, and we could not think of a more engaging performer to take on this epic presentation."
The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is scheduled to run Feb. 27 – March 18. The remaining 2018 entertainers and ticket information will be announced at a later date. To receive updates on specific dates, visit rodeohouston.com and connect with #RODEOHOUSTON online via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for all of the latest news.
2018 Season Ticket Give-Away
Fans will have the opportunity to win 2018 Season Tickets by visiting the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Monday, March 20, through Friday, March 24. Attend a RodeoHouston performance inside NRG Stadium during these dates for instructions on how to enter the text-to-win contest.
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About the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo:
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a Section 501(c)(3) charity that benefits youth, supports education, and facilitates better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation. Since its beginning in 1932, the Show has committed more than $430 million to the youth of Texas. For more information, visit rodeohouston.com and connect with #RODEOHOUSTON online via FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Youtube for all of the latest news. The 2017 Show is scheduled for March 7-26.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dolly Parton's Loyal Manager and Friend Don Warden Dies



He was 87 years old...Was with Dolly in Porter's Band when she left and he followed...He was road manager and too many other jobs to name...friend...adviser...and a great steel guitar player....Rest in Peace Don ..Rest in Peace