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Jana Kramer Opens Up About Abusive Marriage

Posted On October 06, 2016

Jana Kramer is opening up about her abusive ex-husband. She told "People" magazine she met Michael Gambino in 2004 at a coffee shop in Los Angeles when she was 19-years-old and they married two-weeks later.  He was 17-years-older than she was. Kramer says soon after the wedding, Gambino began to abuse her. She recalled, "He'd…

Chris Stapleton To Get ASCAP’s Vanguard Award

Posted On October 06, 2016

Chris Stapleton is picking up a major honor. He'll be presented with the ASCAP's Vanguard Award at the 54th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards on October 31st. The ceremony will be held at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. The Vanguard Award "recognizes the impact of outstanding ASCAP members on musical genres that will help shape the future…

Hurricane Matthew Postpones Beach Town Music Festival

Posted On October 06, 2016

The inaugural Beach Town Music Festival in Vero Beach, Florida is being postponed because of Hurricane Matthew. It was scheduled to take place Friday and Saturday.  A makeup date hasn't been announced yet. The lineup for the festival included Vero Beach native Jake Owen, along with David Nail, Clare Dunn, Bret Michaels, Edwin McCain and…

Steve Earle’s “Guitar Town” To Be Re-Released

Posted On October 06, 2016

In honor of its 30th anniversary, Steve Earle is re-releasing his "Guitar Town" album. The two disc, deluxe edition will feature songs remastered from the original tapes and a previously unreleased 19-song live show recorded on the Guitar Town  Tour in Chicago in 1986.  It comes out on October 14th. Earle shook up the music…

Seeing Fans Sing Her Songs Brings Back Memories For Underwood

Posted On October 06, 2016

Carrie Underwood enjoys seeing her fans sing at her shows. "I love hearing fans sing my stuff back to me. It means that they  are truly fans. They bought a ticket, gas, and parking - all that stuff - so they worked really hard to get to the show," Underwood says. Underwood  knows they will…