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Rodney Crowell Cancels 2017 Tour Dates Due to Health


Rodney Crowell has canceled his remaining 2017 tour dates due to health reasons. Crowell made the cancellation announcement with a Facebook post. Crowell posts: “Regretfully, I must cancel the remainder of the 2017 tour schedule. An impressive team of doctors have confirmed what for the past year I’ve instinctively known: …

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Don Williams Memorial Service at Country Music Hall of Fame


Details about Don Williams’ memorial service have been announced. A memorial service has been planned for September 27 at the Country Music Hall of Fame. The memorial service will be open to family, friends, and members of the music industry. The doors for the service will open at 4 PM …

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John Carter Cash, Wife Welcome Baby Girl


John Carter Cash and his wife, Ana Cristina Cash, welcomed a baby girl on September 11. The baby girl has been named Grace June Cash. Anna Cristina Cash posted on Instagram: “My husband John Carter and I are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Grace June Cash. She was born …

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Jake Owen Launches Bring Back the Sunshine Campaign to Aid Hurricane Irma Victims


Jake Owen has partnered with Florida Governor, Rick Scott, to launch the Bring Back the Sunshine Campaign to aid victims of Hurricane Irma. Owen announced the campaign on Instagram. Owen posted: “Text SUNSHINE to 20222 Y’all…. please help if you can. My HOME sunshine state of Florida has been hit …

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Five Charged in Alleged Dolly Parton Wildfire Relief Fund Scam


Five people have been charged for scheming to defraud Dolly Parton’s wildfire relief fund that was started to benefit people impacted by the wildfires in East Tennessee last year. According to USA Today: Debra Kay Catlett, her son Chad Alan Chambers, Rocco Boscalia, Ammie Lyons and Esther Pridemore were charged after …

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Dolly Parton Reunites With Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda at 2017 Emmy Awards


Dolly Parton reunited with her 9 to 5 costars, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, at the 2017 Emmy Awards to present the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Onstage Parton said:“I’m just hoping that I’m going to get one of those Grace and Frankie vibrators in my swag …

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Reba McEntire to Host 2017 CMA Country Christmas


Reba McEntire will be hosting the 2017 CMA Country Christmas and will be re-releasing her Christmas album, My Kind of Christmas. McEntire made the announcement with a video and a post on Facebook: “I’m so excited to announce that I’m hosting #CMAchristmas Monday, November 27th on ABC Television Network! AND, …

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Little Big Town Inducted Into the Music City Walk of Fame


Little Big Town was officially inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame by Keith Urban on September 14. Urban says in his speech at the ceremony: “It really is a beautiful honor for me to be able to get to induct them,” Urban says. “It’s a rare thing in our …

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Granger Smith Announces New Album, ‘When the Good Guys Win’


Granger Smith has announced details about his upcoming album, When the Good Guys Win. Smith says in a press release: “Each of these 14 tracks fills an important space and it is my hope that they take you on a ride through peaks and valleys, from light-hearted to painfully honest and …

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Country Stars Performing at Joe Walsh’s Benefit Concert


Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band have signed on to perform at Joe Walsh’s benefit concert for VetsAid on September 20 in Fairfax, Virginia. VetsAid is a nonprofit organization that raises money to benefit veterans and their families. Walsh says in a press release: “I had to do something and rock …

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