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Garth Brooks Announces Knoxville Concerts

Posted On April 16, 2015

Garth Brooks is taking his World Tour to Knoxville. He'll perform two concerts at Thompson Boling Arena on May 29th and May 30th.  It will be his first concert dates in the Knoxville area in nearly two-decades. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, April 24th at 10 a.m. ET.  There is an eight…

Kimberly Schlapman Releases Cookbook

Posted On April 16, 2015

Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town is just as comfortable in the kitchen as she is on stage. She's sharing some of her favorite recipes in her new cookbook "Oh Gussie!" It's available now. The cookbook was written with award-winning author Martha Foose and also features stories from Schlapman's childhood in Georgia, plus her travels…

Track Listing For “Django And Jimmie” Released

Posted On April 16, 2015

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard will release their follow-up to 1983's "Pancho and Lefty" on June 2nd.  "Django and Jimmie" features 14 tracks, eight of which were co-written by either Haggard or Nelson.  Nelson says the title is a nod to Django Reinhardt and Jimmie Rodgers because "both of those guys were very influential in…

Garth Brooks May Lip Sync At ACM Awards

Posted On April 16, 2015

Garth Brooks may be forced to lip sync his way through his performance at the ACM Awards on Sunday. The singer will wrap five nights in Portland tonight and says he's worried that the series of shows may steal his voice.  He told Storme Warren on Sirius XM's "The Highway" channel that just in case,…

50th ACM Awards To Cost A “Staggering Amount Of Money”

Posted On April 15, 2015

The 50th anniversary edition of the ACM Awards is going to cost a "staggering amount of money." Sunday's show will be broadcast from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  It'll be the first award show to be televised from a football stadium. Academy of Country Music CEO Bob Romeo told "Billboard," there are logistical issues with the…