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George Strait Holding Hurricane Harvey Benefit

Posted On September 06, 2017

George Strait is making good on his promise to help Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey. A multi-network telethon is planned for September 12th. Strait will conclude the fundraiser by performing live from his Hurricane Harvey relief benefit at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio. Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen will…

Blake Shelton Plans Grand Opening For Tishomingo Venue

Posted On September 06, 2017

Blake Shelton is planning an Opry-style grand opening for his "Ole Red" entertainment venue in his hometown of Tishomingo, Oklahoma. A block party featuring performances by RaeLynn, Jeannie Seely, John Conlee and Ronnie Milsap is scheduled for September 30th.  The concert will be live streamed at 7 p.m. CT on Ole Red's Facebook page. Shelton…

Thomas Rhett To Be Celebrity Judge For Miss America Competition

Posted On September 06, 2017

Thomas Rhett will have a hand in picking the next Miss America. He'll be one of the competition's celebrity judges, along with singer Jordin Sparks, actress-model Molly Sims and "People" and "Entertainment Weekly" Editorial Director Jess Cagle. The Miss America competition will air on ABC on Sunday.  

Thompson Square Announces Acoustic Tour

Posted On September 06, 2017

Thompson Square is hitting the road for an acoustic tour. It'll kick off on November 2nd in Salisbury, Massachusetts and is currently scheduled to wrap up on November 18th, but more dates are expected to be added in the coming weeks. After announcing the tour, Keifer Thompson said it would give fans "a completely different…

Country Artists Join “XQ Super School Live” Lineup 

Posted On September 06, 2017

Hunter Hayes, Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris are joining a lineup of stars participating in a telecast aimed at the reshaping of high school so it prepares students for success in college, career and life. The "Entertainment Industry Foundation Presents: XQ Super School Live" is a collaboration between ACM and EIF. It'll air live on…