Category Archives: Country News

Nashville notes: Jamey Johnson’s tour + Naomi Judd’s virtual exhibit

Nashville notes: Jamey Johnson’s tour + Naomi Judd’s virtual exhibit

Jamey Johnson has announced his headlining What A View Tour. It kicks off June 20 in St. Augustine, Florida, and will conclude October 5 in Gautier, Mississippi. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 19, at jameyjohnson.com.The Naomi Judd Estate has teamed up with Definitive Authentic and Mercy Community Healthcare to launch a series of virtual exhibits…read more »

Chris Janson goes hunting in Bass Pro Shops in new music video tease

Chris Janson goes hunting in Bass Pro Shops in new music video tease

Courtesy of Nashville Harbor Records & Entertainment/Harpeth 60 Records and Kelly Janson Chris Janson’s in his element in a tease for his “Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get” music video.The clip features Chris deer-hunting at a Bass Pro Shops store just five minutes before closing time.As soon as he hears the closure announcement, Chris ducks down and…read more »

Nate Smith announces headlining fall tour

Nate Smith announces headlining fall tour

Disney/Scott KirklandNate Smith is heading out this fall on his Through The Smoke Tour.The 14-date trek kicks off in Portland, Oregon, on September 19 and will hit Illinois, Tennessee, Georgia, Michigan and more, before wrapping in Des Moines, Iowa, on November 23.Up-and-comers John Morgan and Karley Scott Collins will open on select shows.  For the access…read more »

Sam Hunt’s throwing a two-night “House Party” in Vegas

Sam Hunt’s throwing a two-night “House Party” in Vegas

Todd Owyoung/NBCSam Hunt is headed to Fontainebleau Las Vegas’ BleauLive Theater for two nights on Friday, October 25, and Saturday, October 26.Presale for Citi cardmembers and Sam’s fan club begins Tuesday, April 16, at 10 a.m. PT and Wednesday, April 17, at 10 a.m. PT. General sale kicks off Friday, April 19, at 10 a.m. PT. For tickets, head…read more »

Zac Brown Band to honor Jimmy Buffett with new track

Zac Brown Band to honor Jimmy Buffett with new track

Disney/Frank MicelottaZac Brown Band are honoring their late friend Jimmy Buffett with a new track, “Pirates & Parrots,” arriving Friday.If you find the song title familiar, it’s because Zac Brown Band sang its chorus at the 2023 CMA Awards with Alan Jackson during an all-star tribute to Jimmy. Its studio version will also feature Jimmy’s longtime friend Mac McAnally.You…read more »

Nashville notes: Warren Zeiders’ acoustic drop + Colt Ford cancels shows

Nashville notes: Warren Zeiders’ acoustic drop + Colt Ford cancels shows

Warren Zeiders has dropped an acoustic version of his song, “Heartbreaker.” You can check it out now on YouTube and all digital platforms.Colt Ford’s publicist has offered an update on his post-heart attack recovery. “In the past week, Ford has made significant progress in his recovery and his condition is slowly but steadily improving,” read the…read more »

Jelly Roll on how he lost 70 pounds and plans to lose more

Jelly Roll on how he lost 70 pounds and plans to lose more

Disney/Eric McCandlessJelly Roll is sharing details of his health transformation as he prepares to kick off his nationwide tour in August.The 39-year-old singer told People magazine he has lost around 70 pounds and hopes to lose another 100 pounds by eating well and exercising.”I’m doing two to three miles a day, four to six days a week. I’m doing 20…read more »