GRAND OLE OPRY CELEBRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY OF COUNTRY CARES FOR ST. JUDE KIDS® NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2014) – The Grand Ole Opry® celebrated the 25th anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® during a special show this evening. Performers included Charlie Daniels Band, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Palladio from ABC’s Nashville, Bill Anderson, Eric Paslay, Randy Owen, Maddie and Tae (making their Opry debut), and Brad Paisley, who performed some of his hits and new music from MOONSHINE IN THE TRUNK. During the show, photos and videos of special moments from 25 years of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® played on the Opry’s signature barn screen and Opry guest announcer Audrey Stanger, a nine-year old St. Jude patient, was surprised on stage by Charlie Daniels with a dozen roses and an autographed guitar. A portion of the proceeds from tickets sold for tonight’s show will be donated to Country Cares for St. Jude Kids®. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is leading
CMA "NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR" NOMINEE KIP MOORE IGNITES HEADLINING CMT ON TOUR 2014 : UP IN SMOKE WITH SOLD-OUT SHOWS Moore Sparks Momentum For Tour With New Songs On Live EP SOUNDCHECK – Available TODAY Nashville, TN – September 23, 2014 - Platinum Selling singer/songwriter Kip Moore is kicking off his headlining CMT On Tour 2014 : Up In Smoke this Thursday (9/25) with a sold-out show at New York's Best Buy Theatre. Advance sell outs are stacking up including the stops in Nashville, Boston, Minneapolis and a two night stand in Chicago. Moore will hit over 20 cities through November and is bringing newcomers Charlie Worsham and Sam Hunt along for the ride. "We've been working toward this moment for a long time," says Moore. "To headline our own tour has been the ultimate goal for us. What we do on stage best describes who I am as an artist. I'm floored that dates are already sold-out. We've been working hard to make sure that the fans
WARTON, TX (September 20, 2014) – Aaron Lewis is safe after a private charter jet he was a passenger on was disabled today, causing a flight cancellation. After filming a segment for his TV show ‘On The Road’ for the Sportsman’s Channel, an error caused the Cessna Citation V jet to veer off the taxiway and become stuck in mud, prohibiting the safe continuation of the flight. Aaron was set to depart from Warton, Texas, Saturday afternoon at 1pm. Aaron and the television crew were tracking teal duck for his reality hunting show. After the shoot, the flight was to depart for Tulsa, Oklahoma, where Lewis was scheduled to appear tonight at the BOK Center after Brian Davis and Chase Bryant as direct support to Brantley Gilbert on the ‘Let It Ride’ tour. “I’m so glad that we are safe; however, I am really sorry that the fans in Tulsa were disappointed and let down with me not making tonight’s show. I promise I’ll be back to Tulsa soon,” said Lewis. About Aaron Lewis: Aaron Lewis'
Nashville - (September 15, 2014) – Country superstar Luke Bryan took his “That’s My Kind of Night Tour” to New York this past weekend, making his second appearance this year in Manhattan’s iconic Madison Square Garden on Friday night and Brooklyn’s Barclays Arena last night, selling out both concert stops. Luke also played shows in Connecticut and New Hampshire, selling out both of those dates as well. A second concert in Los Angeles was just added to the calendar at the Forum on Oct. 26, which now closes out for the tour for 2014. Luke plays the Hollywood Bowl, for his first time, on Oct. 25. During the Madison Square Garden show on Sept. 12 Luke paid homage to Sept. 11, 2001 performing an impromptu “Star-Spangled Banner” with opener Lee Brice. The rendition left the crowd speechless through the song but chanting “U.S.A.,” “U.S.A.” when it ended. Luke also thanked the audience, “It’s awesome to come to this amazing city and do my music. Thank-you, New York City!” Luke’s “T
McGraw To Perform On Good Morning America, Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The View and American Express Unstaged This Week Nashville, TN - Sept. 15, 2014 - Country music icon Tim McGraw is set to release his second Big Machine Records album, SUNDOWN HEAVEN TOWN, tomorrow, Sept. 16, with a blazing release week schedule filled with national TV appearances, live performances and more. With USA Today already affirming that the album, “continues McGraw’s winning streak,” release day will kick off at sunrise with a performance on Good Morning America (9/16). Later that night, McGraw will team up with award-winning director Bennett Miller (Moneyball, Capote) for the music series American Express Unstaged at Hammerstein Ballroom. The concert will be live streamed at amexunstaged.com at 9PM ET. The next day, he'll head to The View (9/17) followed by a performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that same day. McGraw will round out the week at the SiriusXM studios
Nashville - (September 2, 2014) – Superstar Luke Bryan wrapped up the last of four stadium dates Sunday night at Soldier Field in Chicago, performing for a combined total of 225,000 fans. Luke also sets the record at Soldier Field as the best-selling country concert held in the historic venue. Luke also played another set of back-to-back dates this past weekend on his “That’s My Kind of Night Tour” in Indianapolis, Indiana at Klipsch Music Center on Friday and Saturday, selling out both those concerts as well. The next tour stops are Manchester, New Hampshire on Sept. 11, Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sept. 12, Hartford, Connecticut on Sept. 13 and back to New York to be the first country artist to play the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn on Sunday, Sept. 14. This fall Luke will launch his sixth consecutive “Farm Tour” on October 1 with eight concerts planned in the southeast, wrapping October 11. A portion of the proceeds are granted for local college scholarships (“Lu