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Willie Nelson Less Than Impressive At Farm Aid

Posted On September 14, 2014

(Raleigh, NC) -- Willie Nelson isn't exactly getting a rave review for his Farm Aid performance. Raleigh, North Carolina's "News & Observer" describes the country legend's set as "kind of a mess." The reviewer says Nelson wasn't singing particularly well, and the members of his band didn't sound like a cohesive unit. But the publication…

Lee Brice Gets Special Recognition For “I Don’t Dance”

Posted On September 14, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Lee Brice's hit "I Don't Dance" hasn't just gone Platinum. "Country Weekly" says the singer received a special plaque recognizing the song as the "Fastest Certified Platinum Country Single" of 2014. "Today" host Hoda Kotb took part in the presentation, which took place during Lee's performance at New York's Madison Square…

Taylor Swift Invites College Fraternity To Tour After Parody Video

Posted On September 14, 2014

(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is tipping her hat to a college fraternity for its parody of her video for "Shake It Off." The singer has reached out to the brothers of Delta Sigma Phi from Transylvania University in Kentucky after they started to go viral with a video performing the song through the hallways of…

Keith Urban Skips Shows Following Father-In-Law’s Death

Posted On September 14, 2014

(Undated) -- Keith Urban is making some adjustments to his performance schedule for a family emergency. The sudden death last week of his father-in-law prompted the country star to postpone Saturday's appearance at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. Urban has rescheduled the show for next year's fair, and will play his make-good on September…

Nelson. Mellencamp, Young Hosting Farm Aid This Weekend

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Raleigh, NC)  --  Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp are teaming up this weekend to host the 2014 edition of Farm Aid.  The organization's three founders will headline the annual concert, taking place Saturday at the Walnut Creek Amphitheater in Raleigh, North Carolina.  This year's lineup features a number of first-time performers.  Jack White…