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Garth Brooks Ranks High On List Of Top 2016 Tours

Posted On January 10, 2017

2016 was a wildly successful year for Garth Brooks. He ranked first among country artists on the "Pollstar" list of Top American Tours last year.  Brooks also ranked fourth overall. Luke Bryan made the overall list at number nine and Kenny Chesney ranked tenth.  

Alan Jackson’s Mother Dies

Posted On January 09, 2017

Alan Jackson is mourning the loss of his mother. Ruth Jackson passed away Saturday at her home in Newnan, Georgia. She was known to her family, friends and country music fans as "Mama Ruth." A statement posted to Alan's Facebook page read, "Mrs. Jackson became a celebrated part of son Alan Jackson's career and life…

Carrie Underwood’s Passion 2017 Appearance Criticized

Posted On January 09, 2017

Carrie Underwood's surprise performance at an evangelical conference for young people is being criticized by the American Family Association. In an open letter to Reverend Louie Giglio, who started the conference two-decades ago, the Christian non-profit questioned Underwood's presence at Passion 2017 because of her support of gay marriage. Last week, on the first night…

Kacey Musgraves Featured On Song For New Movie

Posted On January 09, 2017

Kacey Musgraves is featured on an original song for the new Ben Affleck movie "Live By Night." The song is called "Moonshine" and also features Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance. In an official video on the making of "Moonshine," Foy said he wanted to have a female voice in the song because the movie has a…

Beach Town Music Festival Rescheduled

Posted On January 09, 2017

There's a new date for the inaugural Beach Town Music Festival. The two-day shindig featuring Jake Owen was set to debut last October, but was cancelled because of Hurricane Matthew.  The new dates are December 8th and December 9th at the Indian River County Fairgrounds in Vero Beach, Florida. Meanwhile, some concertgoers are upset because…