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Texas Is Represented With Kirk Baxley As Our Wednesday’s Watch Artist

Kirk Baxley is making his mark on the Country Music industry with the release of his new album ‘The Pain We Bring,’ which is available on iTunes. His first single “Moving On” is already climbing the Texas Country Music charts. He is a four-time nominee for “Best Frontman and Vocal Performance” in the Dallas Observer along with three nominations for “Best Frontman” in the Austin Chronicle. ... read more!

The PBR (professional bull riders) Make 18th Stop In Nashville With First Ever Plaza Party Zone With Live Music

The rough and tough cowboys are back in town. On Aug. 18-19 the PBR (professional bull riders) Built Ford Tough Series Music City Knockout, presented by Cooper Tires will make its 18th consecutive stop in Nashville, which will host the fourth and final PBR Major of the year. For the first time ever, PBR’s BFTS Music City Knockout will host a Plaza Party Zone, offering attendees a free interactive entertainment fan zone, from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, and 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday. ... read more!

Bucky Covington Made A Birthday EXCEPTIONAL For One Young Fan

It’s unfortunately a name we do not hear often, but love when an exceptional story is linked to it. Bucky Covington made a memorable appearance yesterday, on his way to shows in Ohio and West Virginia, after getting an invite to a very special fan’s birthday party. Young Austin Weaver is a huge fan of Bucky’s and though he struggles with Cerebral Palsy, has found inspiration to walk through his 2008 Top 10 hit, “I’ll Walk.” ... read more!