The complete press release from CURB today on Tim McGraw
COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF CURB RECORDS’ MOTION RE: TIM MCGRAW
Nashville, Tenn. (June 28, 2012) The Court in Nashville has ruled in favor of Curb Records in a chapter of its lawsuit against Tim McGraw -- in which, among other things, Curb Records contends that Tim is still under contract because he has not provided his Fifth Option Period Album. The Court granted Curb Records’ request to postpone the trial until it has the opportunity to take additional evidence surrounding Big Machine Records’ signing of Tim and when the 20 recordings Big Machine says it will release were made. In addition, the Court of Appeals will soon hear the appeal of the Nashville trial judge’s earlier ruling in which he found that, while it appeared Tim may have breached his Recording Agreement and had failed to deliver the Fifth Option Period Album, he would not issue an injunction pending the trial to prevent Tim from signing with a new record company…
ALAN JACKSON CELEBRATES FOURTH OF JULY EARLY
WITH MILITARY AND FAMILIES AT FORT SILL, OK
Saturday, June 30
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 27, 2012) Country superstar Alan Jackson will kick off the Fourth of July celebration early for members of the military and their families at Fort Sill, Oklahoma in the nation’s heartland this weekend. On Saturday evening June 30, Jackson will perform at the Polo Field on the base and the show is open to the public. Special guests joining Jackson for the event are Easton Corbin and Gloriana.
Fort Sill is a storied Army facility founded more than 140 years ago on the plains of Oklahoma; it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1960 and is home to Army artillery and officer training programs.
Jackson’s ongoing 2012 tour also includes shows this week at Red Rocks Amphitheater near Denver (Thursday) and a Lubbock, TX show at the United Spirit Arena (Friday).
Jackson’s acclaimed new album, Thirty Miles West, was released early this m…
2012 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL SETS NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD WITH 71,000 FANS
Hundreds of Artists, New Stages, and More Music Attract Thousands of Visitors to Nashville
NASHVILLE – CMA Music Festival set a new attendance record in 2012 with daily attendance topping 71,000 fans, a 9.2 percent increase over the 65,000 in attendance in 2011 and a sell out for the third consecutive year at LP Field. Tickets for 2013 CMA Music Festival, which will be held Thursday through Sunday June 6-9, are on sale now.
The increase was attributed to expanded seating at LP Field for the nightly concerts and mild temperatures that drove increased attendance in the free event and concert areas downtown.
“Third time’s the charm and to achieve a sell out for a third straight year and increase attendance says a lot about the strength of this event, the dedication of our fans, the support of our industry and local community, and the popularity of our music and artists,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer.…
LEE BRICE TO PERFORM “A WOMAN LIKE YOU”
ON THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON
THIS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13
#1 Hit Surpasses 1 Million Digital Downloads Since Release
New Single, “Hard to Love,” Racing Up Charts
Nashville, Tenn. (June 11, 2012) – Country star Lee Brice will perform his #1 smash hit, “A Woman Like You,” on CBS’ The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Wednesday, June 13, at 12:35am EDT, 11:35pm CDT. Continuing to resonate with fans everywhere, “A Woman Like You,” spent an incredible 56 weeks on Billboard’s Top Country Songs chart and has sold more than 1 million digital downloads to date.
“Hard to Love,” the follow-up single and title track from Brice’s critically acclaimed new album, was released to radio in mid-May. The track has already sold 150,000 digital downloads, and is ranked in the Top 20 on the iTunes Country Top 100 chart.
Brice’s fans were delighted last week in Nashville during CMA Music Fest when he stayed to sign autographs for more than ten hours fol…
COUNTRY SUPERSTAR BRAD PAISLEY
SELLS OUT AT HISTORIC WRIGLEY FIELD
38,000 in attendance
With Special Guest MIRANDA LAMBERT
And Chris Young, The Band Perry, Jerrod Niemann
NASHVILLE, Tenn (June 11, 2012) This past Saturday, June 9, Brad Paisley took his Virtual Reality Tour to historic Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL and played to a sold-out crowd of 38,000 fans – inside the stadium. Surrounding the stadium on streets and roof tops were numerous fans – enjoying the party atmosphere and trying to hear or catch a glimpse of the performances. Special guest Miranda Lambert along with Chris Young, The Band Perry and Jerrod Niemann also performed. Home to the Chicago Cubs this is only the 2nd time that Wrigley Field has been the site for a live country concert.
Tampa, Florida -- It'll be a big concert Saturday night at Raymond James Stadium, as country stars Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw perform together.
But first McGraw wanted to give back: he's helping give away 25 mortgage-free homes on every stop of his tour to wounded veterans.
We spoke to the family whose lives are now changed forever.
"I had a crush injury to my face, my left eye socket, third degree burns on my hands, two collapsed lungs, traumatic brain injury, bi-polar disorder..." Domenic DeLucia is describing the sacrifice to his country after a roadside bomb blew apart his Humvee while deployed in Iraq.
Once back in the U.S., his disability made supporting his family difficult. Things were tough, so his wife Christina took a shot at a miracle.
"I found out about the program through the Wounded Warrior Wives on Facebook and said they were giving away one thousand mortgage-free homes."
Christina applied to Operation Homefront …