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ARTIST NEWSFLASH ■ JUST IN: Although his run on  Brad Paisley’s 2010 AMERICAN SATURDAY NIGHT Tour  doesn’t conclude until next weekend,  Justin Moore has already been invited back to join the superstar’s  2010 H2O Tour , kicking off later this Spring!  Announced during CRS this week in Nashville, Brad Paisley will bring Darius Rucker, Justin Moore, Josh Thompson and Steel Magnolia out on the road with him on what is sure to be another successful amphitheater trek.  Stay tuned for tour dates and markets to be announced shortly. ■ FROM MUSIC TO FASHION, REBA HAS LEARNED YOU HAVE TO BE COMFORTABLE DOING IT:  Reba  is a superstar in every sense of the word—her illustrious career has taken her to every arena of the entertainment word—but the constant in her career has always been her music, and now her product lines, most notably her  REBA  fashion collection, are just as time consuming.  "If I don't do it someone else will," Reba told  The Wichita Eagle  as to why she has t
NEW GARTH BROOKS CONCERTS SOLD OUT LAS VEGAS , February 27, 2009—Tickets for the second series of Garth Brooks concerts at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas have sold out! Tickets for 20 confirmed concert performances went on sale on Saturday, February 27 at 8 a.m. PT and were completely sold out within hours. Unprecedented demand for Garth’s concerts continues to overwhelm as the Wynn Las Vegas Web sites and phones were inundated with traffic for concert tickets this morning. The resort phone lines received more than 75,000 calls and the Web site received more than 2.1 million page views. While  every  effort was made to thwart the activity of scalpers, they persistently besieged our systems with cyber attacks during this ticket sale and our systems were at times slowed. The concerts will take place on March 26, 27 and 28; April 9, 10 and 11; June 25, 26 and 27; July 16, 17 and 18 and August 6, 7 and 8. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 8 p.m. S
  JACK INGRAM SETS OFF FOR FIRST-EVER AUSTRALIAN TOUR Special Show “Rollin’ With Jack Ingram” Scores High Ratings on Country Music Channel (CMC)    NASHVILLE, TN – Feb 26, 2010 -   After playing thousands of shows from roadhouses to arenas in nearly every corner of the U.S., award winning singer/songwriter Jack Ingram is about to embark on his first Australian tour kicking-off at CMC Rocks the Snowys on March 6 in Sydney.   “I hear that Australian’s love their music, love their beer and love to have a real good time…I think we’re going to have a lot in common,” says Ingram. “The opportunity to go over to Australia, play my music and meet a bunch of new people is something I’m very much looking forward to.”   From Sydney, Ingram will hit the road with international country stars Doc Walker (Canada) and Steve Forde (Australia) as part of CMC ROCKS.  The rockin’ country crew will make stops in various cities, culminating with a show in Brisbane.   In preparation of his Austra
BLAKE SHELTON IS EVERYWHERE IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM RELEASE HILLBILLY BONE OUT MARCH 2 Multiple National TV Performances And Print Features In Support Of New Album Nashville, TN  – Reprise/Warner Music Nashville Records Recording Artist  Blake Shelton  is building a lot of excitement for his sixth studio album,  Hillbilly Bone , set for release on March 2, with multiple national TV performances and print features in support of the new album. In the month of March, Shelton will appear on several national TV shows, performing the Top 10 title track from the album. Shelton’s media packed week of release schedule is highlighted with TV appearances that include performing his fastest rising single of his career, "Hillbilly Bone," and co-hosting the 45 th  Annual Academy of Country Music Award nomination announcement with Reba McEntire on CBS’ “The Early Show,” and an appearance on NBC’s “The Today Show” on March 2; Performing on Fox News Channel’s “FOX & Friends” and appeari
Fan Tips for Those Attending the Kobalt Tools 500 Race Weekend HAMPTON ,  Ga.  (Feb. 26, 2010) – Below are some tips that will help ensure fans have a memorable, exciting visit to Atlanta Motor Speedway during the March 2010 Kobalt Tools 500 NASCAR race weekend. Ø        Gate Openings –  Various gates will be open each day for fans to access the facility. The following is the schedule with opening times and gates available that day: Friday (noon), Saturday (9 a.m.), and Sunday (9 a.m.). Ø        Important Note : For fans, Atlanta Motor Speedway provides a free shuttle and tram service from all parking lots to each grandstand. Ø        Fan Assistance Program –  The Fan Assistance offers golf cart transportation and general assistance throughout the Atlanta Motor Speedway parking areas. This service is limited to the Atlanta Motor Speedway facility only, providing patrons with the ability to move to and from almost any area on the property.  Patrons may inquire about any of these serv
NO SHOES, NO SHIRT, NO PROBLEM! SEE KENNY CHESNEY AT COUNTRY THUNDER FOR $99 Join the party of the summer at Country Thunder 2010 in beautiful Twin Lakes, Wisconsin July 22-25! Kenny Chesney has a limited number of engagements this summer, and one of them is Country Thunder! Don't miss your opportunity to see the 4-time "Entertainer of the Year" artist, Kenny Chesney, along with many others this year at Shadow Hill Ranch! Get your TICKETS! The 4-day, $99 Early Bird Special is still going on, but ONLY until March 2nd, so lock in your low rate today at . There is also an easy-pay option, to allow you to extend your payments into 4 monthly installments! You asked and we delivered! Single Day Tickets will be going on sale as of March 3, 2010! Have to work and can't attend all 4 days? Purchase a Single Day ticket online at  or call 1-866-802-6418. Check out the LINEUP! We have outdone ourselves in 2010! This year'
REO SPEEDWAGON AND PAT BENATAR ANNOUNCE “LOVE ON THE RUN” SUMMER TOUR Los Angeles, CA…Feb. 26, 2010 – Two legendary rock voices, REO Speedwagon and Pat Benatar, team up for their “ LOVE ON THE RUN ” co-headline summer tour. The first 20 dates of the cross-country tour have been announced today, along with the first on-sale date of Wednesday, February 24 th  for the Gilford, NH stop at US Cellular Pavilion.  The tour will kick off at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on June 24 th .  “REO and Pat Benatar toured together in 1995 and we all had a blast. I ran into Neil Giraldo in the neighborhood last year, and we talked about getting the bands together again…so here we are,” said Kevin Cronin, lead singer of REO Speedwagon.  “Both REO and Pat Benatar share a history of hits, a family oriented approach, and a continuing desire to rock hard and have fun doing it. We embrace and take pride in our past achievements, while we are all about growing as artists and keeping our standard
DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO SEE GARTH BROOKS! Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, February 27 at 8 a.m. PT LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2010 — Don’t miss your chance to see Garth Brooks at the intimate Encore Theater! Tickets for the next series of in-demand concerts go on sale tomorrow, Saturday, February 27 at 8 a.m. PT. Tickets are $125 plus service charge and tax ($143 total). Brooks performed to sold out crowds and rave reviews at his previous concert series at the Encore Theater. Concert Dates:  March 26, 27, 28 April 9, 10, 11              June 25, 26, 27 July 16, 17, 18              August 6, 7, 8 Concert times: Fridays 8 p.m., Saturdays 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., Sundays 8 p.m.   Tickets may be booked by calling 702.770.1000 or  online  at .  Please note that the name for each individual ticket holder must be provided at time of purchase for the transaction to be completed.  Tickets will not be available for purchase at the Wynn Box Office on February 27.   Gart
DIERKS BENTLEY RIDES TO DALLAS-FORT WORTH FOR NATIONWIDE "MILES & MUSIC FOR KIDS" BENEFIT SERIES   TOP-NAME TEXAS ARTISTS TO JOIN BENTLEY FOR POST-RIDE CONCERT AT BILLY BOB’S TEXAS   Tickets Go On Sale Monday, March 1   NASHVILLE, TN – Feb 26, 2010 - Multi-platinum country music star Dierks Bentley is continuing his nationwide "Miles & Music for Kids" celebrity motorcycle ride and concert series with a stop in Dallas-Fort Worth on Sun., April 25. Presented by Nationwide Insurance, proceeds from the event will benefit both the Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Cook Children’s in Fort Worth.   The hour-long ride will depart Harley-Davidson of North Texas (1845 North Interstate 35e in Carrollton) and travel to the famous Billy Bob’s Texas (2520 Rodeo Plaza in Fort Worth). The trek will culminate with a special concert featuring Bentley and a handful of surprise Texas music heavyweights.   “I’m going to try and keep all my special guests a secret for as
Danny Gokey’s  My Best Days  Album Releases Tuesday as He Returns to  American Idol  on March 4 Cross-Country Release-Week Schedule Includes  Idol  Performance of Single, “My Best Days Are Ahead of Me” Nashville, TN – Millions of viewers got to know Danny Gokey as a finalist on Season Eight of  American Idol , and next week, he’ll not only celebrate the March 2 release of his debut album,  My Best Days , but also a return to the  Idol  stage on March 4 for a performance of his feel-good single, “My Best Days Are Ahead of Me.” Currently, “My Best Days Are Ahead of Me” is climbing the country airplay Top 40, and fans anxious to hear more of Danny’s new music have an exclusive chance to preview his album online now on the Rhapsody player at . Gokey’s  American Idol  performance is one part of a cross-country album release week filled with media and personal appearances beginning Monday in  Washington ,  D.C. , and rolling through  Atlanta ,  San Jose ,  Los Angeles , and  M
ENTERPRISE, AL  – Today, the  3 rd  Annual Verizon Wireless BamaJam Music & Arts Festival  announced additional performers to the ever-growing star-studded lineup. 2010 Grammy award winning  Zac Brown Band  [pictured], multi-platinum hit-makers  Travis Tritt  and Train,  Nashville Star winner  Chris Young,  RFD-TV host and Grand Ole Opry member  Marty Stuart & his fabulous Superlatives,  ACM award winner  Rodney Atkins,  and American Idol alum  Danny Gokey  join the dozens of fellow Grammy award-winning, platinum selling artists in Country, Rock, Bluegrass and Alternative music, all at one one-of-a-kind jam packed 3-day festival taking place,  June 3-5 in Enterprise, Alabama. More than 40 entertainers are set to appear on Verizon BamaJam’s four stages during the 3-day extravaganza. To date, organizers had announced superstars  Jake Owen ,  Miranda Lambert ,  LoCash Cowboys ,  Dierks Bentley ,  Randy Houser ,  Jamey Johnson ,  Colt Ford  and  Blackberry Smoke , along with coun

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Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan among first celebrities to line up for City of Hope's 20th annual Nashville Celebrity Softball Challenge, Monday, June 7, 2010 Tickets for benefit game on sale now at   Nashville, TN, Feb. 25, '10 .....Grand Ole Opry member, Carrie Underwood , and 2010 Academy of Country Music Award Newcomer nominee,  Luke Bryan , sports celebrities and popular personalities will return to Nashville's Greer Stadium to bat for City of Hope at the  20th Anniversary Nashville Celebrity Softball Challenge Monday, June 7, 2010, at 7 p.m . Rival teams  Grand Ole Opry Live  and After MidNite with Blair Garner  will challenge each other in a fun-filled evening of softball stunts and pranks. Tickets are available now for $20 per person or $60 for a "Family Four Pack" at  or by calling Ticketmaster at 615-255-9600. Group prices are also available. All ticket sales will be donated to City of Hope.