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Dwight Yoakam Announces 9-Date Las Vegas Residency

Dwight Yoakam Announces 9-Date Las Vegas Residency

Dwight Yoakam will bring his distinctive croon and swiveling hips to the Wynn’s Encore Theater in Las Vegas for nine dates this winter. The nine-date residency, billed as An Evening with Dwight Yoakam & the Bakersfield Beat, is scheduled to take place on Dec. 4, 6, 7, 10, 12 and 14, as well as March…

Michael Ray to Headline “CMT on Tour” With Jimmie Allen & Walker County

Michael Ray to Headline “CMT on Tour” With Jimmie Allen & Walker County

Michael Ray will headline the 19th annual CMT on Tour. The tour will kick off on Oct. 17 in Greensboro, N.C., making additional stops in Birmingham, Fort Wayne, New York and more. Jimmie Allen and Walker County will provide support. Tickets go on sale on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. CT. “I’m so honored to…

Grand Ole Opry to Feature New Dolly Parton Exhibit

Grand Ole Opry to Feature New Dolly Parton Exhibit

Dolly Parton is celebrating her golden anniversary—that’s 50 years—as a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2019. In honor of the anniversary, the Opry is hosting a new exhibit, Dolly: My Opry Memories, which features 24 wardrobe pieces Dolly has worn on the Opry stage over the last 50 years. Garments featured in the…

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard & Wife Hayley Welcome Baby Boy

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard & Wife Hayley Welcome Baby Boy

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and wife Hayley welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Luca Reed Hubbard, on Aug. 19. “Words can’t describe the overwhelming emotions that I experienced last night as we witnessed the miracle of life,” said Tyler, in part, via Instagram. “I couldn’t be more proud of my amazing wife…

Dan + Shay Score 6th No. 1 Single With “All to Myself”

Dan + Shay Score 6th No. 1 Single With “All to Myself”

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay scored their sixth No. 1 single as “All to Myself” ascended to the top spot on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. Penned by Dan, Shay, Jordan Reynolds and Nicolle Galyon, “All to Myself” is the third single from the duo’s…

ACM Honors Ceremony Announces Final Performer & Presenter Lineup

ACM Honors Ceremony Announces Final Performer & Presenter Lineup

The Academy of Country Music announced its final performer and presenter lineup for the 13th annual ACM Honors ceremony. Performers: Lauren Alaina, Caylee Hammack, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Midland, Billy Joe Shaver, Tenille Townes, Keith Urban, Chris Young. Presenters: Lauren Alaina, Bobby Bones, Chris Janson, Barbara Mandrell, Shane McAnally, Midland,…

Tyler Childers Announces 4-Night Residency at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

Tyler Childers Announces 4-Night Residency at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

Fresh off of debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart last week with Country Squire, Tyler Childers has announced a four-night residency at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The shows will take place on Feb. 6 (special guest TBA), Feb. 7 (special guest TBA), Feb. 15 (special guest Larry Cordle) and Feb. 16…

Jason Aldean Returns to Las Vegas for Three Shows in December

Jason Aldean Returns to Las Vegas for Three Shows in December

Jason Aldean will return to Las Vegas for three shows in December as part of the Jason Aldean: Ride All Night Vegas mini-residency. The concerts will take place on Dec. 6, 7 and 8 at the 5,200-seat Park Theater in Park MGM. Jason was onstage at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas…

Carrie Underwood to Host the CMA Awards With Special Guests Reba McEntire & Dolly Parton

Carrie Underwood to Host the CMA Awards With Special Guests Reba McEntire & Dolly Parton

The Country Music Association announced that Carrie Underwood will host the 53rd CMA Awards with special guest co-hosts Reba McEntrie and Dolly Parton on Nov. 13 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Carrie and Brad Paisley co-hosted the CMA Awards for the past 11 years. Dolly hosted the CMA Awards in 1988, while Reba hosted the show…

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