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Josh Abbott Band Cancels Concerts Due to Abbott’s Father’s Stroke

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Josh Abbott Band has been forced to cancel some upcoming shows because Abbott’s father suffered a stroke. The affected shows were scheduled for March 1-12. Abbott notified fans on Facebook: “Due to my father’s debilitating condition due to a stroke almost 3 weeks ago, we will not be touring this week …

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Keith Urban to Receive Special Honor From the Recording Academy


Keith Urban is set to receive the Recording Artists’ Coalition Award at the 2017 Grammys on the Hill ceremony. The ceremony will take place April 5 in Washington D.C. Urban is receiving the award for his contributions to music education programs. Urban has worked to ensure students across the U.S. have access …

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Carrie Underwood’s Home Damaged in Tennessee Storms


Carrie Underwood’s home was damaged during a storm that produced a tornado early Wednesday morning. Underwood informed fans of the damage on Twitter: “Woke up to tornado sirens and hail…our chimney is currently in our driveway…tree limbs everywhere…feels like home. #okie.” Underwood and her family were not injured. It has been …

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Sturgill Simpson Fights Back Against Ticket Scalpers


Sturgill Simpson is fighting back against ticket scalpers to ensure tickets for his shows go directly to his fans. Simpson posted the following post to Facebook: “We are working on an experimental ticketing system that will (HOPEFULLY) prevent scalpers/bots from ruining the live music experience for everyone,” he writes. “It infuriates …

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Chuck Wicks, ‘America’s Morning Show’ Co-Hosts Injured in Car Accident


The producer and the co-hosts of America’s Morning show were injured in a car accident while they were driving to New Orleans for Mardi Graz on February 27. The car the group was traveling in flipped twice and landed in water. Chuck Wicks is still in the hospital. Ty Bentli, …

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Colt Ford Announces New Album Details, 2017 Tour Dates


Colt Ford has announced the release date for his new album and he has released 2017 tour dates. Ford’s album, Love Hope Faith, will be released on May 5. Ford’s tour, also titled Love Hope Faith, kicked off February 24. The album will feature 13 tracks. A full list of …

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