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BROOKS & DUNN PLOT FIRST NATIONWIDE TOUR IN TEN YEARS

Nashville, TN – January 14, 2020 – GRAMMY-Nominated duo Brooks & Dunn revealed today that they will hit the road this summer for their first nationwide tour in ten years. Brooks & Dunn REBOOT 2020 Tour will kick off in St. Louis, MO on 5/15 and will see the four-time “Entertainer Of The Year” winners bring their infamous “revved-up, theatrical” (NPR) show to audiences they haven’t played for in a decade.  The 2019 No. One chart entry of their REBOOT album has served as a springboard for the most successful duo in history to pick up right where they left off in 2010. Tickets will be available first as part of the Live Nation Country Megaticket and more information will become available at brooks-dunn.com in the coming weeks. Live Nation is the official tour promoter.
“So much for ‘we quit,’ huh?” quipped Ronnie Dunn. “That horse that we were afraid of riding into the ground apparently didn’t share our sentiment…he gotta fire in his belly raring to go another round or two. I like the ring of it…’Brooks & Dunn ride again!’”

“The memories of playing live are what have kept the fire burning for us,” shared Kix Brooks. “Performers who have had the kind of nights like we’ve had with our fans, can never really let that go. Live is where we’re most at home, and it’s gonna feel good to be back in the saddle, let’s rodeo!  We’ll see y’all out there on the trail.”

Brooks & Dunn REBOOT 2020 Tour Official Dates:

5/15      St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
5/16      Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Music Center
5/22      Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
5/23      Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
5/29      Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
5/30      Orange Beach, AL – The Wharf Amphitheater
6/5        Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
6/6        Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Presented by Huntsman
6/26      Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
6/27      Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
8/28      Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
8/29      Burgettstown, PA – S&T Bank Music Park
9/4        Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
9/5        Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
9/10      Atlanta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
9/11      Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
9/18      Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
9/19      Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

With 40 Top 10 songs, and 20 plus No. One hits stretching back to 1991, two GRAMMY awards, dozens of ACM and CMA honors and a discography counting more album sales than any duo in history – regardless of genre – New York Times heralded that Brooks & Dunn “helped drive the power-country era of the early-to-mid 1990s and continued to benefit from the sea change in the genre they helped initiate right through their most recent albums.” Their original “Merle Haggard meets The Rolling Stones” vibe made them progressive stars in their own right. The duo’s critically-acclaimed collaboration project REBOOT debuted at No. One on Billboard’s Top Country Albums last year. The impressive feat marks the first time the duo has topped the album charts since 2009 while simultaneously earning the duo their 10th Billboard 200 Top 10 album, the most of any country duo or group in the chart’s history. The duo are currently nominated for a GRAMMY for “Best Country Duo/ Group Performance” for their collaboration with Luke Combs on “Brand New Man” on the album. The duo was also just inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in the “Modern Era Artist” category. A Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit on Brooks & Dunn also opened last fall and will run through July 19, 2020.

For more information, visit www.brooks-dunn.com.

Beloved Superstar Vocal Group Will Hit The Road For RASCAL FLATTS FAREWELL: LIFE IS A HIGHWAY TOUR

Nashville, TN – January 7, 2020 – An unforgettable chapter in country music history will be celebrated this year, as Rascal Flatts – the most awarded group of the genre’s last decade – is hitting the road for the RASCAL FLATTS FAREWELL: LIFE IS A HIGHWAY TOUR. With countless milestones behind them and their legacy firmly established as some of country’s brightest ambassadors, Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney visited CBS This Morning today to exclusively announce that they will mark their 20th anniversary this year with a triumphant farewell tour. 
“When we started out 20 years ago, we could not imagine all of the people, places and gifts we would encounter,” said Gary LeVox. “The greatest feeling ever, is being told that our music has been the soundtrack to their lives. What greater gift can an artist receive than to be told ‘I got married to “Bless The Broken Road,”’ or ‘We played “My Wish” at my graduation.’ That ‘“What Hurts The Most” is the song that made me love country music for the first time,’ or ‘“I’m Movin’ On” helped me get sober’ or even that ‘“Changed” made me call my family again after not talking to them for years.’ That’s why we create music and the reason we can’t wait to celebrate this incredible 20 year journey all year, with our fans who we love dearly. I don’t know what God has in store for the future, but I am excited to see what He has planned!”
“We’re really looking forward to getting to spend this entire year loving on our fans, and thanking them for allowing us to have the most amazing career over the last 20 years,” shared Jay DeMarcus. “While it is of course bittersweet, it is so important to us to celebrate what our music has meant to their lives, as well as what the fans have meant to us. There is no sadness here, just new chapters, new journeys, and new beginnings. Rascal Flatts’ music will live on forever, because of our fans, and this year is all about them!”
“Dreams do come true…and we are three walking examples of this truth,” said Joe Don Rooney. “I’m most proud of the fact that we’ve pursued our dreams together and with courage, hard-work and dedication we’ve been able to cultivate our dreams into reality; it’s simply incredible! There’s no doubt we have been blessed way beyond belief and we can’t wait to spend the rest of 2020 expressing our love and appreciation to all of our devoted fans, music industry friends and our families for believing in us and playing a major role in our path to here. And, I personally can’t wait to shine a light on my brothers Jay and Gary this year, and make another mountain of new memories with them.”
Kicking off on June 11 in Indianapolis, the tour will take Rascal Flatts from coast to coast, culminating in a bittersweet send off.  Along the way, the trio and their fans will reflect on a beloved catalogue of hits including “Bless The Broken Road,” “My Wish,” “What Hurts The Most” – always soulful, engaging and delivered with a positive, universal message – as well as a string of success that places Rascal Flatts among the modern musical elite. Tickets will be available first as part of the Live Nation Country Megaticket and more information will become available at rascalflatts.com in the coming weeks. Live Nation is the official tour promoter.
RASCAL FLATTS FAREWELL: LIFE IS A HIGHWAY TOUR Official Dates:
6/11        Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Music Center
6/12        Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
6/13        Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
6/25        Chicago, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
6/27        Pittsburgh, PA – S&T Bank Music Park
7/18        Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
7/23        St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/3          Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
9/4          Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
9/5          Buffalo, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
9/10        Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
9/11        Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
9/12        Washington, DC – Jiffy Lube Live
9/17        Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
9/18        Boston, MA – Xfinity Center
9/19        Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
10/1        Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
10/2        San Diego, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
10/3        Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
10/7        Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
10/9        Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
10/10      Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
10/15      Atlanta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
10/16      Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
10/17       West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheatre
All told, the band has posted 17 Number One songs and sold more than 23 million albums since their founding in 2000, leaving an impact which outshines even their wildest ambitions. Their signature sound was like no other, with LeVox’s voice one of the most recognizable and dynamic of its era, while the rock-solid musicianship of DeMarcus and Rooney infused country tradition with a fresh new, arena-ready energy – helping pave the way for a wave of crossover appreciation still building today, as well as opening doors for so many other artists who followed.
Proving the point, Rascal Flatts are the most awarded country group of the past decade with over 40 trophies from the American Country Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, American Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, People’s Choice Awards and more, as well as breaking a Guinness World Record for the most consecutive wins of Vocal Group of the Year at the ACMs, winning the honor seven times in a row. They’ve sold more than 11 million concert tickets and over 35 million digital downloads, and their songs have been streamed more than 2.2 billion times worldwide as well as over 4.4 billion times on Pandora alone.

They’ve risen from a humble Nashville honky tonk to the biggest stages in the world, and are now venue-packing, role-model members of the Grand Ole Opry (2011) and Hollywood Walk Of Fame (2012), who have showcased their commitment to music, faith and family for fans across the globe. In 2006, the trio were the top-selling artist in the world for all genres of music. The group also became household names appearing in blockbuster movies, hit TV shows and major soundtracks throughout the past 20 years. It all adds up to what Rolling Stone has labeled “an indisputably influential career,” and 2020 will mark a well deserved victory lap.

About Rascal Flatts:
Hailed as one of the most influential groups in modern country history, Rascal Flatts are a chart-topping trio created by vocalist Gary LeVox, multi-instrumentalist Jay DeMarcus and guitarist Joe Don Rooney. Since their founding in 2000 and subsequent breakout with the Top 5 hit, “Prayin’ for Daylight,” the band has gone on to infuse country’s traditional mainstream with smooth-pop textures, arena-rocking energy and faithful positivity, impacting countless fans and fellow artists along the way. They’ve racked up 17 Number One hits, over 23.4 million albums sold, 35 million digital downloads, 2.2 billion streams worldwide and 4.4 billion streams solely on Pandora, while also selling over 11 million concert tickets and earning more than 40 trophies from the ACA, ACM, AMA, CMA, People’s Choice and more, making them the most awarded country group of the past decade. The Grand Ole Opry members will bring an unforgettable chapter in country’s long story to a close in 2020, celebrating their 20th anniversary with Rascal Flatts Farewell: Life Is A Highway Tour – the nationwide farewell tour of their celebrated career. For more information visit rascalflatts.com.

(Photo: REUTERS/Harrison Mcclary)

Old Dominion Puts on Phenomenal Performance at Fantasy Springs

On Friday, December 6, Old Dominion performed at the Fantasy Springs Events Center to a sold out crowd… and they put on one of the best live performances, we have ever seen!

Old Dominion was on the home stretch of their “Make It Sweet” tour and had just finished two nights in Las Vegas.  The band had every reason to mail in a performance; tail end of their tour, smaller venue, day after Vegas… but instead, they demonstrated why they are the ACM Vocal Group of the Year.

The band came out with a style and energy, that was contagious.  They had the crowd on their feet and singing along to their hits, most of the night.  The only time everyone sat down was when Matthew, Trevor and Brad, did a brief history of some of the songs they had written for other artists.  Because of that night’s layout at the Fantasy Springs Events Center, the “oohs” and “awes” could be heard from the crowd as the band performed some songs made famous by Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt and Michael Ray.  It was easlily the highlight of the evening. 

The band finished the night performing songs from their latest, self-titled album, which included “One Man Band“, a song that the next day would be announced as their latest #1. 

The band will continue continue to tour into 2020 with the “We Are Old Dominion Tour” which will take them into Canada, then they’ll join up with their friend Kenny Chesneyon the “Chillaxification” tour.  The next time Old Dominion will be in Southern California will be on August 1st at SoFi Stadium.  Be sure you get your tickets when they come to your town… you will not  be dissapointed.

 

For more info on Old Dominion, check out www.WeAreOldDominion.com 

To book your next getaway go to www.FantasySpringsResort.com

ASHLEY McBRYDE DEBUTS HER “ONE NIGHT STANDARDS” MUSIC VIDEO

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – GRAMMY-nominated artist and songwriter Ashley McBryde debuted her new music video for current single “One Night Standards,” the first of a three-part storyline that will be released over the upcoming weeks. The video made its debut on YouTube this week, along with two digital billboard counterparts in Times Square in New York City and in Los Angeles at The Staples Center.

“My manager John Peets and I had this idea to listen to the record and see what stories appeared…what threads of ideas were consistent in the songs we had gathered and what characters stood out,” McBryde shares. “Low and behold, one night on the bus Chris Harris (acoustic guitar, mandolin, harmonies) and I were having a few beverages after a show. I got out my sketch pad and we wrote down each song from the record and each character. It looked like a crazy road map. It looked like a child had drawn it.

“But there it was,” McBryde continues. “A way to connect every song and every video. I showed it to Peets, and we put it in (director) Reid Long’s hands. And the rest is history.”

Directed by Long and shot in Nashville at the Drake Hotel, “One Night Standards” is the first of three videos in the series as she prepares her highly-anticipated sophomore album for Warner Music Nashville.

“One Night Standards” has already made its way into NPR’s Best Songs of 2019, stating, “Gender equity isn’t merely about celebrating strengths; it’s also about allowing for the human frailties that don’t discriminate by sex. So let’s raise a glass to the low women, like the no-strings-attached narrator in McBryde’s lone 2019 song ‘One Night Standards,’” and described in Rolling Stone’s 25 Best Country and Americana Songs of 2019 as “vividly honest,” and “in stark contrast to so many of the fantastical puppy-love songs that get played on the radio or further the genre’s squeaky-clean image.”

Upon its release, The New York Times praised, “McBryde sings and writes with a high degree of emotional acuity, and this song … is cleareyed, unsentimental and a cold jolt of tragical realism.”

The CMA New Artist of the Year, ACM New Female Artist of the Year and CMT Breakout Artist of the Year was also nominated for two GRAMMY awards for Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance for her breakout hit “Girl Goin’ Nowhere” (the title track from the album that previously received a nomination at the 2019 GRAMMY awards for Best Country Album).

McBryde will embark on her second headlining tour, 2020’s One Night Standards Tour, on Jan. 30 in Birmingham, Ala. with over a dozen dates until April 23 in Helotes, Texas. For more information and tour dates, visit ashleymcbryde.com.

About Ashley McBryde
“One Night Standards,” produced by Jay Joyce, is the first taste of what’s to come from Ashley McBryde’s highly anticipated sophomore album for Warner Music Nashville. Since its release this fall the lead single has garnered over two million streams. Lauded by The New York Times as “an alluringly flexible singer, fluent in classic country, blues and Southern rock, with a voice that moves easily from tender to tough,” McBryde caught the attention of some of Nashville’s most raucous entertainers, landing her dates opening for Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Little Big Town and George Strait. Earlier this year, the Arkansas native earned an ACM award for New Female Artist of the Year in addition to CMT’s Breakout Artist of the Year, as well as GRAMMY and Emmy nominations for performances around Girl Going Nowhere, and most recently received her first-ever CMA award for New Artist of the Year and two GRAMMY nominations for the seminal title track, “Girl Goin’ Nowhere.” For tour dates and more information, visit AshleyMcBryde.com or follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AshleyMcBryde, Instagram @ashleymcbryde and Twitter at @AshleyMcBryde.

Thomas Rhett Wraps 2019 with 14th Career #1

 Nashville, TN – December 17, 2019 – Reigning ACM Awards Male Artist of the Year Thomas Rhett has earned his 14th career No. One hit as his “emotional epic” (Billboard) track “Remember You Young” summits both the Billboard and Country Aircheck/Mediabase Airplay charts this week. The “sweet homage to Thomas Rhett’s friends and family” (American Profile) serves as the second chart-topper from his GRAMMY-nominated fourth studio album CENTER POINT ROAD (The Valory Music Co.) and was co-written by Thomas Rhett with Jesse Frasure and Ashley Gorley.

In celebration of the song’s ascent to the top of the charts, Thomas Rhett shares an in-depth behind-the-scenes look into the making of the “Remember You Young” music video. Watch here.

“Wow… I truly can’t think of a better way to end this crazy year,” Thomas Rhett said. “Thank you so much to the fans for embracing such a special song to me that has easily been an all-time favorite I’ve ever gotten a chance to write. It’s all about looking back on all the people in your life that you love and always seeing them in their youth or in their prime, and its been really cool to see people relate to that sentiment.”

Additionally, the 14x chart-topper reveals the “celebratory” (Rolling Stone) song “Beer Can’t Fix” ft. Jon Pardi as his upcoming single, available at country radio January 6. Co-written by Thomas Rhett with collaborators Julian Bunetta, Zach Skelton and Ryan Tedder, the track was an instant stand-out during Thomas Rhett’s 2019 VERY HOT SUMMER TOUR where “deafening screams echoed” (Charlotte Observer) throughout capacity amphitheaters and arenas. Riding the momentum of “a championship season” (St. Louis Post Dispatch), Thomas Rhett shared news last week of his headlining THE CENTER POINT ROAD TOUR with special guests Cole Swindell and HARDY, kicking off on May 29, 2020.

This year marked the release of Thomas Rhett’s GRAMMY-nominated fourth studio album CENTER POINT ROAD. The album is a return to Thomas Rhett’s roots and connects fans to his past, weaving together autobiographical stories with familiar sounds that have propelled his meteoric career. CENTER POINT ROAD has spawned two No. One hits, PLATINUM lead single, “Look What God Gave Her” which was first introduced on SNL and soared to No. One and “Remember You Young,” following a slew of RIAA-certified PLATINUM and GOLD chart-toppers, bringing Thomas Rhett’s No. One tally at Country radio to 14. Thomas Rhett was named Country radio’s most played artist of 2018, following a CMA Triple Play award for penning three No. One songs within a 12-month period, adding to his collection of trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards and more. On May 29th in New Gilford, NH, he will kick off his headlining THE CENTER POINT ROAD TOUR, visiting nearly 30 stops across the nation. For more information on new music and upcoming tour dates, visit ThomasRhett.com.

Old Dominion set to Perform at Fantasy Springs

Old Dominion is set to return to the Coachella Valley this Friday, on their South West portion of their “Make It Sweet” Tour.  The band will be performing on Friday at 8pm at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.  The bandmates are no strangers to the city of Indio, since Old Dominion has performed at Stagecoach Country Music Festivala couple of times and left the audience wanting more.

The band was recently crowned Country Music Association (CMA) Vocal Group of the Year.  That honor, along with Matt Ramsey and Trevor Rosen being named 2019 Songwriter- Artists of the Year, has propelled the band to rockstar popularity, so it’s no surprise that tickets for this Friday’s show are sold out.

Although we’ve seen Old Dominion on stage several times, their shows are ALWAYS entertaining, high energy and SO MUCH FUN!!!  This Friday’s performance promises to be much of the same.

The band is scheduled to have Ryan Hurd as their opening act.  Ryan Hurd is an amazing artist and song writer in his own right with such hits as “Diamonds or Twine” and “To a T”.  Ryan Hurd is also the husband of country music superstar, Maren Morris.  The couple recently announced that they are expecting their first child.

Friday evening with Old Dominion promises to be a night of great music, amazing artists and LOTS of fun!  We hope to see you there!

For more info visit FantasySpringsResort.com

American Express & PGA Tour are Bringing Music Icons to the Desert

From January 15-19, American Express and the Professional Golf Association (PGA) tour will be hosting a golf tournament at PGA West in La Quinta, CA.  During the day spectators, fans and golf enthusiests will be able to watch some of the best golfers in the world, compete for millions of dollars in prize money.  On Friday and Saturday Night, their ticket will also allow them to attend a festival-style concert, featuring Rock & Roll legendary singer and songwriter Stevie Nicks, (Friday night) and on Saturday night country music superstar Luke Bryan.

Tickets are only $35 for Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and $50 for Friday and Saturday.  For more information and to buy tickets visit: www.TheAmexGolf.com

 

The following is from TheAmexGolf website:

La Quinta, CA – The American Express™ PGA TOUR golf event taking place January 15-19 in La Quinta, CA, announced today that rock and roll icon Stevie Nicks and country music star Luke Bryan will perform on Friday and Saturday evenings at PGA WEST following the golf tournament.

The event, which recently announced a new title sponsor in American Express®, will again provide fans with festival-style entertainment, bringing together amazing music, great local food and the world’s best golfers – all on one stage.

Kicking off the concert series on Friday night will be legendary rock and roll performer and songwriter, Stevie Nicks. Nicks’ work with Fleetwood Mac and her successful solo career resulted in her becoming the only female to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice – first in 1998 as a member of Fleetwood Mac and in 2019 as a solo artist. She has produced over forty top-50 hits and was named one of the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time by Rolling Stone in 2012.

Taking the stage on Saturday night is country music superstar Luke Bryan who has won more than 40 major awards including two Academy of Country Music and two Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year Awards. He has served as host of the ACM Awards five times, became an NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year and was named a CMT Artist of the Year six times. He has more certified digital singles than any other country artist, with 54 million tracks and 12.5 million albums with seven Billion music streams and has had 23 #1 singles, 12 of which he co-wrote.

“We are very excited to bring in two amazing rock and roll and country music artists to perform for our fans this year,” said Jeff Sanders, Executive Director of The American Express and President of the Golf Event Division of Lagardère Sports, the global company that promotes and operates the event. “American Express and the PGA TOUR are two of the most respected global brands coming together in the desert to provide our fans, sponsors and American Express Card Members one of the best fan experiences in sports while supporting many local charities.”

The American Express will be played at the iconic PGA WEST Stadium, PGA WEST Nicklaus and La Quinta Country Club courses, January 16-19. Phil Mickelson, the 44-time PGA TOUR winner and World Golf Hall of Famer, will serve as tournament host, competing against 155 of the best golfers in the world including defending champion Adam Long.

Daily event tickets are on sale now for just $35 for Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and $50 for Friday and Saturday. All tickets include admission to the PGA TOUR golf tournament and three on-course hospitality venues: the Albertsons Vons Pavilions Club 18, Casamigos Tequila Club 17 and Michelob Ultra Beers fore Birdies. Friday and Saturday tickets will also include admission to the concert after golf. There are no cover charges or upgraded tickets needed for admission to the on-course hospitality venues or to attend the concerts.

For more event information and to buy tickets please visit www.TheAmexGolf.com.

Ashley McBryde Announces 2020 Tour

CMA’S NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR ASHLEY McBRYDE ANNOUNCES ONE NIGHT STANDARDS TOUR 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In 2017 The Washington Post noted Ashley McBryde’s “blue-collar storytelling and straightforward singing set her apart” and NPR’s World Cafe opined, “after a decade of being the best unknown performer in those dive bars, it’s all paying off.” Fast-forward to March 2018, The New York Times dubbed Girl Going Nowhere a “vivid and accomplished major-label debut,” later including it on the year’s ‘best of,’ and in April the Los Angeles Times raved McBryde “is making country music without a safety net.” Her album sparked appearances on CBS’ coveted Saturday morning stage (later garnering an Emmy nomination for the performance),The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers and more. It was a whirlwind two years for the Arkansas native.

“After nearly a decade playing, driving to any gig I could, I don’t know how to describe it exactly, it just feltdifferent – like things were about to change,” reflects McBryde. “On the road, in writes around town … I didn’t know it could get any better than that. Well, I was wrong!”

In 2019 McBryde earned a GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album and was named ACM New Female Artist of the Year, CMT’s Breakthrough Video of the Year winner and CMT Artists of the Year’s Breakout Artist of the Year, culminating with last week’s major win as the Country Music Association’s New Artist of the Year.

“I once had the pleasure of playing a tribute show for Mr. John Prine and the next day he shook my hand and he said, ‘you’re real good, you’re no Reba, but you’re real good.’” recalled McBryde as she accepted honor of CMA New Artist of the Year. “I cherish those little moments that are like that, that are truth and guidance from voices that we respect and admire. And I’m thankful for that and for this. And for the opportunity to step up. Thank you.”

Fans can see more of McBryde on her newly announced 2020 One Night Standards Tour.

McBryde’s 2020 One Night Standards Tour kicks off Thursday, January 30 at the Saturn in Birmingham, Alabama – and continues rocking until Thursday, April 23 at Floore’s Country Kitchen in Helotes, Texas. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 22 at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Ashley McBryde’s 2020 One Night Standards Tour announced dates are as follows:
January 30                   Saturn                                      Birmingham, AL
January 31                   The Lyric Oxford                    Oxford, MS
February 1                   Druid City Music Hall            Tuscaloosa, AL
February 28                 Georgia Theatre                      Athens, GA
February 29                 Variety Playhouse                   Atlanta, GA
March 7                       8 Seconds Saloon                    Indianapolis, IN
March 19                     Bourbon Theatre                     Lincoln, NE
March 21                     Majestic Theatre                     Madison, WI
March 28                     Soul Kitchen                           Mobile, AL
April 23                       Floore’s Country Kitchen       Helotes, TX

About Ashley McBryde
“One Night Standards,” produced by Jay Joyce, is the first taste of what’s to come from Ashley McBryde’s highly anticipated sophomore album for Warner Music Nashville. Since its release this fall the lead single has garnered over two million streams. Lauded by The New York Times as “an alluringly flexible singer, fluent in classic country, blues and Southern rock, with a voice that moves easily from tender to tough,” McBryde caught the attention of some of Nashville’s most raucous entertainers, landing her dates opening for Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Little Big Town and George Strait. Currently, she is on the road with Miranda Lambert’s all-female Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour for select dates alongside Elle King and Maren Morris. Earlier this year, the Arkansas native earned an ACM award for New Female Artist of the Year in addition to CMT’s Breakout Artist of the Year, as well as GRAMMY and Emmy nominations for performances around Girl Going Nowhere, and most recently received her first-ever CMA award for New Artist of the Year. For tour dates and more information, visit AshleyMcBryde.com or follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AshleyMcBryde, Instagram @ashleymcbryde and Twitter at @AshleyMcBryde.

Photo Credit:Katie Kauss

STAGECOACH LINEUP REVEALED!!!

THOMAS RHETT, CARRIE UNDERWOOD AND ERIC CHURCH
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14th ANNUAL STAGECOACH: CALIFORNIA’S COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
LOS ANGELES, CA – October 15, 2019 – Get ready for more Stagecoach country loving because we’re back for our 14th year and we’ve invited all of your favorites to keep your heart racing and your boots stomping. STAGECOACH is back Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26, 2020 for its 14th year at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, CA. Multi-platinum selling entertainer Thomas Rhett headlines Friday night while seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning superstar Carrie Underwood closes things out on Saturday and instant hit creator Eric Church rounds out the weekend on Sunday.
“Shattering our all-time attendance record in 2019 only made our team work harder and dive deeper to deliver more to our fans this year,” says festival Talent Buyer Stacy Vee. “The Stagecoach 2020 lineup is all about high energy and getting every type of country music fan fired up. On top of this crazy lineup, Guy Fieri is back, Diplo is back, and we have much more in store that is absolutely going to blow minds!”
The 3-day event will also feature performances by Brett Young, Dan + Shay, Alan Jackson, Dustin Lynch, Midland, Jon Pardi, ZZ Top, Morgan Wallen and more (lineup as of October 15 is below).
Fan-favorite Guy Fieri’s Stagecoach Smokehouse is back again for its third year in a row to reveal new chefs, pit bosses and BBQ vendors. Guy and friends will be showcasing their pits and rigs and offering taste tests to fans throughout the weekend with live demos. Stay tuned for the full food lineup.
“I’m stoked to be firing up my Stagecoach Smokehouse again this year where we’ll be cookin’ up some bad ass bar-b-que,” says Guy Fieri. “So, ride on down to Flavortown and hang out with me, my buddies and some real deal pit masters from around the country.”
Join us Sunday night for the welcome return of Diplo Late Night In Palomino. After the unforgettable and first-ever live performance of “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus at the festival last year and the debut of Diplo’s country project with collaborations from Morgan Wallen, Cam and Jonas Brothers, who knows what other surprises the superstar producer/DJ will have on deck this season!
Returning to the festival this year is the SiriusXM Spotlight Stage, which will once again highlight today’s rising stars like Hardy, Caylee Hammack and Gabby Barrett and others. The Honkytonk Dance Hall also makes a comeback in addition to High Class Hillbilly owner and singer Nikki Lane’s Stage Stop Marketplace.
Festival passes go on sale Friday, October 18 at 11 AM PDT at stagecoachfestival.com.
Pass Prices:
3-Day General Admission $319
3-Day General Admission/Shuttle Combo $379
3-Day Corral Standing Pit $1,299
3-Day Corral C1 Reserved Seating $1,299
3-Day Corral C2 Reserved Seating $829
Preferred Parking $89
Any Line Shuttle Pass $70
Camping Companion Parking $55
**plus fees
Pay in full or choose the Stagecoach Payment Plan to pay up to four equal payments from October 18 through January. Travel Packages, Shuttles and the Safari Camping Experience available via Valley Music Travel.
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, October 16 at 10am PT through Thursday, October 17 at 10pm PT.

LOVE WINS Organization: Finding Triumph After Tragedy

On the morning of October 1, 2017, Dennis Guerrero (DG), an avid photographer, was on assignment for a local radio station covering Route 91 Harvest.  The events of that night would change his life forever.  The tragedy that occurred that night was surpassed only by the bravery, compassion and heroism that followed.  And after that night DG says that he had a restless desire help those effected by tragedy and random acts of violence.

DG’s desire to assist others was not limited to the victims of October 1.  Dennis wanted to create a movement that would positively effect people across the world and that’s where his vision for the LoveWins Organization began.   In his own words, prior to Oct. 1, he was concerned about materialistic things and a bit selfish.  But after the events that transpired that night, DG realized that what really mattered to him, and probably to most people, were not materialistic things, but rather the people he loved and cared about.

This epiphany sparked DG’s desire to create the LoveWins Organization, an organization whose purpose was to spread love, joy, offer support and honor the 58 lives lost on October 1, through “Random Acts of Kindness”.

The LoveWins Organization started as a group of people wanting to help the families of the 58 victims of Route 91.  They offered support, both emotional and financial, to families of the victims, but the organization wanted to do more.  So they reached out, and helped some of the survivors in any way that they could.  But still, LoveWins was determined to assist, support and LOVE anyone that needed their help.  So the LoveWins Organization decided that they would be there to support, encourage and love, all survivors and families, from any random act of violence, a goal they still have to this date.

LoveWins has also decided to fight back against random acts of violence, through Random Acts of Kindness (RAK), a good deed done for strangers, for the sole reason of brightening their day.  On their social media account, LoveWins has posted numerous RAK from paying for someone’s meal, parking or coffee; to mowing a neighbor’s yard or taking out their trash.  Through these selfless acts, LoveWins hopes to inspire people around the world, to give of themselves and demonstrate kindness to one another, because they believe, “A Random Act of Kindness Can Change the World”.

LoveWins Organization knows that there is a long climb ahead of them, but they are ready for the challange.  By attending concerts, festivals and holding different events, they are inspiring Route 91 Survivors, the country music community and people all over the world.  They are demonstrating that Love will overcome hate and that there is a strong support system available, for any victim or survivor, that needs help.  LoveWins has demonstrated that they are an organization that will listen, encourage and give of themselves freely, because in the end… Love Wins.

 

 

If you would like more information on the LoveWins Organization visit their site at:

www.LoveWinsOfficial.org