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Tim McGraw Defends Sandy Hook Benefit Concert

Posted On April 20, 2015

Tim McGraw is standing by his plans to headline a Sandy Hook benefit concert. In response to gun rights advocates, McGraw said in a statement in "The Washington Post" that as a gun owner, he supports gun ownership.  He added that with gun ownership, comes the responsibility of education and safety, most certainly when it…

Thompson Square Okay Following Colorado Bus Accident

Posted On April 20, 2015

Keifer and Shawna Thompson from Thompson Square are okay following a massive crash in Aurora, Colorado that left at least a dozen people injured. The duo posted on their website on Friday that a bus for singer-songwriter Twin Shadow rear-ended a truck stopped on I-70 east of Denver.  The bus then hit another truck and…

The Band Perry Working On New Album

Posted On April 20, 2015

The Band Perry is working on a new album. The sibling trio told "Taste of Country" that they're most of the way through the recording process and the first single in tentatively set for June.  They say the album is a step in a different direction musically. Kimberly Perry says they asked their Country radio friends for advice…

Kenny Chesney Launching No Shoes TV

Posted On April 20, 2015

Kenny Chesney is launching No Shoes TV. He says there's so much more to his shows and his tour than what happens on stage.  Kenny calls his No Shoes Nation the most passionate music lovers he's ever seen and when you get out amongst them, you can't help but get swept up. Kenny says No…

Eric Church Number One On Hot Tours Recap

Posted On April 20, 2015

Eric Church's "The Outsiders World Tour" is Number One on Billboard's Hot Tours recap. Church has visited more than 60 cities and sold more than 725-thousand tickets so far in support of his 2014 album "The Outsiders."  Church set venue attendance records in three cities, including Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. There are still more than…