Chris Young photo by Sheryl Nields, courtesy of Monarch Publicity.
Chris Young is packing his bags for another trip across the pond following his first visit to the UK and Ireland in early 2013 for the CMA Songwriters Series. He will perform back-to-back dates at the C2C Music Festival, taking the stage in Dublin, Ireland on March 15 and London on March 16. He will then join Brad Paisley for the international leg of his Beat This Winter Tour, visiting Norway and Sweden.
“Last year we had some lost luggage issues to start off the trip, so I’m really hoping my bags make it with me this time,” Chris said. “I’m really excited to be returning to Europe! It’s so great to see so many fans in other countries and always cool to see them singing along with my songs, even if it hasn’t been a single.” Continue Reading
Justin Moore photo by Kristin Barlowe, courtesy of BMLG.
Justin Moore is in the middle of his Off The Beaten Path Tour, his second headlining tour. Things are going well on the road, even though the pre-show jitters haven’t gone away entirely.
“I’m a little more comfortable with it this time, but at the same time we were a little nervous,” he said. “I think anytime you go out and do something of this magnitude you’re a little nervous. We really stepped up the production quality and the number of people we’re taking out with us, and all that stuff. Playing bigger rooms. It’s been great. I think the majority of them have sold out, which is always a good thing.” Continue Reading
Darius Rucker gives Nan Kelley a golf lesson on Top 20 Country Countdown. Photo courtesy of Great American Country staff.
Top 20 Country Countdown and host Nan Kelley are heading to Charleston, South Carolina to meet up with Darius Rucker on his True Believers Tour. Nan will catch up with Darius in his hometown as well as chat with Darius’ special guests Eli Young Band and David Nail to talk about the tour, their music and more! Plus, Nan and Darius will hit the links where Darius, a golf enthusiast, will give Nan a few tips.
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Last week Carrie Underwood returned to No. 1 with her “Blown Away Medley.” Will she remain in the top spot this week with Katie Armiger and Keith Urban aiming for No. 1? Tune in tonight at 8/7c to find out! Check the full schedule » Continue Reading
Danielle Bradbery’s 2013 debut album. Photo courtesy of BMLG.
Danielle Bradbery is enjoying her time as a special guest on Brad Paisley’s Beat This Winter Tour. Joining Brad has been a surreal experience for Danielle.
“I remember listening to [his] songs a long time ago and being the biggest fan and just wanting to meet him, being a regular fan,” says Danielle. “And now he’s asking, ‘Come on tour with me?’ It’s crazy!” Continue Reading
Ralph Stanley photo courtesy of Morris Public Relations.
Ralph Stanley will celebrate his 87th birthday with a performance at Nashville’s Station Inn on Thursday, February 27. The show is part of his The Man of Constant Sorrow Tour: The Dr.’s Farewell Tour. Ralph’s band, The Clinch Mountain Boys, will accompany him.
Ralph will turn 87 on February 25, a week after Rebel Records released his new album, Side by Side, a 14-song collection of new and traditional songs recorded with his son, Ralph Stanley II. Ralph will play at the Grand Ole Opry February 28 and March 1, where he has the distinction of being the first member inducted into the Opry in the 21st century. Continue Reading
Taylor Swift photo courtesy of Erickson Public Relations.
Taylor Swift has added a Tokyo, Japan date to the Southeast Asia leg of her RED Tour. Kicking off in Tokyo on June 1, the tour will travel through Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. The RED Tour spent much of 2013 covering North America, Australia and New Zealand, and recently wrapped a run of sold out shows in London and Berlin.
The RED Tour features two stages, elaborate costumes, dancers, numerous costume changes and changing sets. Taylor moves around the venue to give every audience member a great seat and a chance to see her up close and personal, playing electric guitar, banjo, piano and acoustic guitar. The set list includes Taylor’s biggest hits, songs from her Red album and fan favorites. Continue Reading
Florida Georgia Line photo by Kristin Barlowe, courtesy of BMLG.
Florida Georgia Line is looking forward to playing stadiums with Jason Aldean on his Burn It Down Tour. The first of five stadium shows, set for Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, sold out within minutes — getting the duo even more excited to take the stage.
“That’s gonna be our first big baseball stadium that we’ve played and we’re real excited about it,” Tyler Hubbard said. “ We grew up big fans of baseball and enjoy playing, BK played in college, and it’s still a big part of our life. So, we’re very excited about putting that many people together and having a big ‘ol party in a baseball stadium. It’s gonna be a great opportunity for us.” Continue Reading
Photo courtesy of The GreenRoom.
Jason Aldean is a Georgia native and its going to be his kind of party when his Burn It Down Tour rolls into Atlanta in May. Jason’s May 17 show at Atlanta’s Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood went on sale Friday and sold out within hours. Fan demand prompted Jason to add another two Atlanta shows to the schedule which will go on sale Friday, February 21 at 10 a.m. ET through Ticketmaster.
Besides selling out Atlanta, Jason also sold out shows in Cleveland and Denver on Friday. His Burn It Down Tour will kick off May 1 in Roanoke, Va. The tour, set to stop in 45 cities, has already sold out baseball stadiums in Cleveland, Ohio and Cincinnati, Ohio and two nights at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr are along as special guests, with Miranda Lambert joining the lineup on select stadium dates. Continue Reading
Taylor Swift photo courtesy of Erickson Public Relations.
Taylor Swift’s RED Tour is headed to Southeast Asia. In a response to fan demand, Taylor will perform in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore in June. The RED Tour spent much of 2013 covering North America, Australia and New Zealand, and just this week, wrapped a run of sold out shows in London and Berlin.
The RED Tour is quite a production. It features two stages, elaborate costumes, dancers, numerous costume changes and changing sets. Taylor moves around the venue to give every audience member a great seat and a chance to see her up close and personal, playing electric guitar, banjo, piano and acoustic guitar. The set list includes Taylor’s biggest hits, songs from her Red album and fan favorites. Continue Reading
Willie Nelson photo courtesy of Lost Highway Records.
Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station, featuring Jerry Douglas, are hitting the road together. The co-headlining tour will kick off May 1 in Murray Kentucky and run through July 18, wrapping in Toledo, Ohio. The tour will mark the first time the two acts have shared the stage together.
With a career spanning six decades and more than 200 albums, Willie Nelson is the creative mind behind songs like “Crazy,” “Red Headed Stranger” and “Stardust.” He has won nearly every major award as a musician and has made a name for himself as an author, actor and activist as well. His latest album, To All The Girls…, features 18 duets with music’s top female artists. Continue Reading