Grand Ole Opry members Carrie Underwood and Darius Rucker along with Chris Janson, Charles Esten and more are hitting the stage Tuesday, June 7th, as the Opry kicks off its CMA Music Fest Week with two star-packed shows, 7 and 9:30 p.m. ... read more!
CMA Fest is pretty much right around the corner and all the concert lineups are coming fast. The announcement that multi-platinum selling country and comedy music legend Ray Stevens is set to kick-off the final night of concerts at CMA Music Fest put a smile on my face. He will perform the National Anthem at Nissan Stadium on June 12th at 7:25 PM CT. In addition to Stevens, Sunday night’s lineup includes Exile, Little Big Town, Thomas Rhett, Brett Eldredge, Keith Urban and Luke Bryan. ... read more!
You hear a strong solid voice and you just have to find out who has that talent. Enter April Kry who back in February of this year was in our “Artist on the Rise” spotlight. The range, the emotion, the thoughts that go into her songwriting process and the fun are all wrapped up in one gift. During my quick trip to CMA Fest this year I was able to catch April at the Hard Rock stage to witness live what I knew all along; this girl CAN sing. We chatted for a bit and decided we would catch up a little with each other after CMA Fest once things settled down. The schedules for artists can be very hectic and I wanted to give her a chance to relax. Let’s catch up with April Kry: ... read more!
I think I procrastinate on bringing things to you from CMA Fest 2015 because I do not want to let it end. But then again, by giving you bits and pieces as I go along may also bring back great memories for others. (I knew I would somehow make this logic work.) So today I am presenting a bit of a different twist to our “Music Video Monday” spotlight by giving you part One of some sounds of CMA Fest. ... read more!
Country artist Amber Hayes will host her second annual Sweet Sunday Singin’ with Amber Hayes and Friends show on Sunday, June 14, 2015. The event, sponsored by Community Coffee, Gigi’s Cupcakes and J. Alexander Home, is free to the public and will feature Hayes along with other acts performing positive, uplifting Country music accompanied by complimentary cupcakes, coffee and tea. ... read more!
As soon as the annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball game is done each year, fans are already anxious to know when they can do it again the following year. Held during CMA Music Festival it draws crowds from all over, some come in just for the event. It gives artist’s, other celebrities and fans a chance to kick back, have some fun while helping to “Strike Out Cancer” in conjunction with City of Hope hospital. ... read more!