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University Of Tennessee To Teach Dolly Parton-Themed Course

Posted On April 13, 2017

Dolly Parton is getting her own college course. University of Tennessee in Knoxville is planning to offer a semester-long class focusing on the East Tennessee legend.  It'll be offered to history honors students and will be the first thesis seminar of three that they are required to take. Students will learn about how Parton grew…

CMA Music Festival Adding Two Free Stages

Posted On April 13, 2017

The CMA Music Festival is expanding. Two additional free stages are being added this year.  The Budweiser Forever Country Park Stage will be located in the park behind Ascend Amphitheater and will host live sets by all-star acts from the 80s, 90s and 00s. The lineup includes Jeff Bates, Bellamy Brothers, John Berry, Mark Chesnutt,…

Toby Keith Schedules Annual Golf Classic

Posted On April 13, 2017

Toby Keith is taking over his hometown to raise money for his OK Kids Korral Foundation. His 14th annual Toby Keith and Friends Golf Classic will be held June 2nd and June 3rd at Belmar Golf Club and Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma. The two-day event will feature a gala dinner, a celebrity golf tournament…

RaeLynn Opens Up About Husband Enlisting In Military

Posted On April 13, 2017

RaeLynn is counting down the days until she gets to see her husband again. In February, just one-year after getting married, Joshua Davis enlisted in the military.  RaeLynn told "Nash Country Daily," she was "a little mad" when he first told her what he wanted to do, but then became excited for him. She explained,…

New Willie Nelson Song Featured In Burt Reynolds Movie

Posted On April 13, 2017

A poignant new Willie Nelson song will be featured in Burt Reynolds' upcoming movie "Dog Years." Nelson teamed up with pop powerhouse Diane Warren for the song, titled "To Get Here."  Its lyrics touch on someone looking back on the difficult choices made throughout life. Nelson, who turns 84 next month, sings, "All the mistakes…