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Willie Nelson Tribute Concert Featuring George Strait, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris & More to Air on A&E

Willie Nelson Tribute Concert Featuring George Strait, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris & More to Air on A&E

An all-star cast of performers hit the stage to pay tribute to country icon Willie Nelson at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Jan. 12, 2019. The tribute concert—Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw—featured performances by Willie, Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris, Eric Church, Jimmy Buffett, Bobby Bare, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, Margo Price, Micah Nelson,…MORE

George Strait, Vince Gill, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack, Sheryl Crow & More to Perform at Willie Nelson Tribute Concert

George Strait, Vince Gill, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack, Sheryl Crow & More to Perform at Willie Nelson Tribute Concert

An all-star cast of performers will hit the stage to pay tribute to country icon Willie Nelson at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Jan. 12. The tribute concert—Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw—will feature performances by Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers, George Strait, Jack Johnson, John Mellencamp, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack, Lyle Lovett,…MORE

Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Alison Krauss, Brad Paisley & More Record Johnny Cash-Penned Tunes for New Album

Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Alison Krauss, Brad Paisley & More Record Johnny Cash-Penned Tunes for New Album

An A-list group of artists—including Willie Nelson, Kacey Musgraves, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson, Brad Paisley and more—have been tapped to record songs curated from Johnny Cash’s poetry, lyrics and letters. The new 16-song album, Johnny Cash: Forever Words, will be released on April 6. When Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash died in 2003, they…MORE

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More than 25 stars—including newly announced Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis, Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Kenny…MORE

Hootie & the Coug

Hootie & the Coug

Darius Rucker and John Mellencamp will cross paths on CMT Crossroads on Friday, March 24. Tune in to CMT at 10 p.m. CT for the premiere.MORE

Martina McBride Appears on “Jimmy Fallon”—Makes It Home in Time to Watch the Show

Martina McBride Appears on “Jimmy Fallon”—Makes It Home in Time to Watch the Show

Martina McBride was all business Tuesday night (Feb. 28) when she appeared on the The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, joining John Mellencamp on his single, “Grandview,” from his upcoming album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. The “I’m Gonna Love You Through It” singer—decked out in a black-and-gold miniskirt, sky-high heels, hoop earrings and tousled hair—went…MORE

Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Will Feature Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More Than a Dozen Other Stars

Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Will Feature Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More Than a Dozen Other Stars

More than a dozen stars—and more to be announced soon—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will feature performances from Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams…MORE

Farm Aid 2016 Lineup Includes Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price & More

Farm Aid 2016 Lineup Includes Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price & More

The 31st annual Farm Aid benefit concert will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, in Bristow, Va. In addition to performances from founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and board member Dave Matthews, the lineup includes Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Alabama Shakes, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and more. A limited number…MORE

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Miranda Lambert is Settling Down and Setting Up Shop

Miranda Lambert is Settling Down and Setting Up Shop

If you’ve been to lower Broadway in Nashville over the last several years, you know country music artist owned honkytonks having been sprouting up all along Music City’s famous strip.

Jason Aldean, John Rich, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Alan Jackson all already have venues…but now there’s another name being thrown in the mix, and it’s a first!

Miranda Lambert will be the first female country artist to have a downtown venue. Miranda’s place will be located at 308 Broadway, and looks to be named “Miranda Lambert’s Casa Rosa.”

Miranda was perhaps encouraged to move into this new venture by a 2018 Nashville Business Journal poll. When music industry pros were asked, “Which female country star should open a downtown bar?” — Miranda garnered the most votes.

Miranda is partnering with TC Restaurant Group on the new place, and it looks like even more details will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Photo Credit: Ellen Von Unwerth