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  • Keith Urban Organizes "Off the Hook Giant Parties" in the Great White North

    Keith Urban Organizes "Off the Hook Giant Parties" in the Great White North

    The superstar from Down Under is expanding his tour in the Great White North. Keith Urban is adding five new Canadian concerts to his ripCORD World Tour, with Maren Morris and native son Dallas Smith joining him on the new dates. “Our Canadian shows have always been off the hook giant parties,” Keith recalls. “From the very first shows I ever did, there was a synergy with the audience that’s only grown stronger over the years.” Keith’s August stop in Edmonton, Alberta is set to be the first concert in the new Rogers Place indoor arena. Look for the album that inspired the tour’s title on […]

  • Garth Brooks Plans to Spend America's Birthday in Sin City

    Garth Brooks Plans to Spend America's Birthday in Sin City

    Garth Brooks’ Sin City shows are selling so well, he’s sticking around for Independence Day. The G-man is already set to play the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada the previous weekend and in the days leading up to July 4. Now, he and wife Trisha Yearwood will also do a 7 p.m. show on Sunday, July 3, as well as a 5 p.m. concert on America’s birthday. Tickets for the new shows go on sale next Friday at 10 a.m. PT, through GarthVegas.com or 1-844-63GARTH. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

  • Dolly Parton Invites You on a Parade Through the Mountains

    Dolly Parton Invites You on a Parade Through the Mountains

    Every year, Dolly Parton celebrates the opening of Dollywood with a parade through Pigeon Forge, Tennessee — and this year, she wants to take you along for the ride. The entertainment icon’s 31st Homecoming Parade will be streamed live on Facebook, in a feed originating from Dolly’s float, which is decorated to commemorate her new Lumberjack Adventure Dinner & Show. The trek through the gateway city to the Great Smoky Mountains starts Friday, May 6 at 6 p.m. CT. You can link to the stream through LumberjackAdventure.com or DollyParton.com. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

  • Brett Eldredge Drops $100K in CMA-Fueled Spending Spree

    Brett Eldredge Drops $100K in CMA-Fueled Spending Spree

    Brett Eldredge gave fifty music teachers from Music City a night they won’t soon forget this week at Nashville’s City Winery, passing out $100,000 worth of grants on behalf of the Country Music Association. It’s a cause close to the “Drunk on Your Love” hitmaker’s heart, a fact that was illustrated by the presence of his own musical mentor, a veteran 27-year teacher from his hometown of Paris, Illinois. “Everyone needs somebody to guide you along,” Brett asserts. “Someone that sees the talent in you, that believes. There are so many schools that don’t have this, because some kids may not […]

  • Mystery & Surprises: The Buzz About Sam Hunt’s Stagecoach Set

    Mystery & Surprises: The Buzz About Sam Hunt’s Stagecoach Set

    Sam Hunt will apparently be full of surprises when he walks on the platform for his appearance Friday night at the Stagecoach Festival. The “Take Your Time” hitmaker will turn his fifty-minute set into a jam session, according to Billboard, continuing his tradition of blurring the lines between country, hip-hop and pop by potentially inviting artists from multiple genres to join him. Since the Montevallo singer often works Drake’s “Marvin’s Room” into his track “Single for the Summer,” the magazine points to the rapper as a likely choice. Pointing out that Sam has written hits for his fellow countrymen Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban and Billy Currington, Billboard also believes […]

  • Why the Members of LOCASH Don’t Know Each Other as Well as They Thought

    Why the Members of LOCASH Don’t Know Each Other as Well as They Thought

    How well do the two members of LOCASH know each other? Pretty well, it seems, but Chris Lucas and Preston Brust put it to the test in the latest installment of Vevo’s online series Bandmates. “Chris is like the brother I never had,” Preston told Pollstar. “I have an older brother and a younger brother but never had a brother the same age. Chris became that guy. His mom is like my mom, and my mom is like his mom. There has always been a special closeness among the families of LOCASH– even among the band members. We spend holidays together if we can.” You can find out more […]

  • The Band Perry's "Live Forever" Finds New Life at the Summer Olympics

    The Band Perry's "Live Forever" Finds New Life at the Summer Olympics

    The Band Perry’s song, “Live Forever” is getting a new life. Originally released as a single last summer, it will now be Team USA’s official song for the 2016 Summer Olympics. The sibling trio performed the tune Wednesday morning on NBC’s Today show, and there’s also a new Olympic-themed version of the “Live Forever” music video. The 2016 Summer Olympics kick off August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and run through the 21st. The Band Perry is set to sing their song as part of NBC’s coverage of the festivities. “Live Forever” was originally launched as the lead single from The Band […]