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Chris Janson Leads a Youth Movement at the Grand Ole Opry

 

Grand Ole OpryNashville, TN – On Friday January 6th, 2017, Chris Janson headlined a Grand Ole Opry concert that featured both young and senior musicians. It was a bitter cold, snowy night in Nashville, Tennessee but that did not stop an almost capacity crowd from going to the Opry at the legendary Ryman Auditorium.

The Grand Ole Opry has a strong tradition of introducing up-and-coming artists on their famous radio show and stage. The Opry’s four sets are a combination of well-established Opry members and next wave artists who are hoping to join that exclusive circle. Many of the newcomers commented on how they grew up listening to the now longest-running radio program and mentioning that it’s a dream come true to play at the Opry.

Chris Janson is holding up well as a headliner in the New Year.

Chris Janson is holding up well as a headliner in the New Year.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival announces Headliners for 2017

 

Clarksville Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN –The Rivers and Spires Festival announces its headline entertainment for the 2017 festival, April 20th-22nd in downtown Clarksville.

Award-winning country duo Montgomery Gentry will perform on the Public Square Stage on Saturday, April 22nd at 8:30pm.

From “Hillbilly Shoes” to “Headlights,” Montgomery Gentry has become one of the most identifiable duos in the history of country music—as much for their outlaw-meets-gentleman sensibilities, their yin and yang personalities and their intensely energetic live performances as that balance of voices that gives their brand of country an edge or their version of Southern rock a softer place to fall.

Montgomery Gentry to headline the 2017 Rivers and Spires Festival.

Montgomery Gentry to headline the 2017 Rivers and Spires Festival.

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Keith Urban & Darius Rucker Guarantee a Grand Night at the Grand Ole Opry

 

Grand Ole OpryNashville, TN – “Welcome to the show that made country music famous, the Grand Ole Opry!” It started off as a radio show back in 1925. It is now the longest running program of all time where millions can tune in regularly to Opry broadcasts via a mobile app, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Nashville’s 650 AM WSM, and on www.opry.com or www.wsmonline.com

The concerts feature multiple generations of artists from up and comers to the legends who have been members of the Opry for decades. Membership is a privilege – one is asked to join the Opry. With that honor comes some obligations such as playing at the Opry a certain number of times per year.

Keith Urban played two long sets at the hallowed hall in Music City. (Rich Lynch)

Keith Urban played two long sets at the hallowed hall in Music City. (Rich Lynch)

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Clarksville’s Riverfest announces Brandy Clark as headliner for 2016 Festival

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Riverfest, presented by the City of Clarksville and Miller Lite, is pleased to announce Brandy Clark will be the featured headliner at the 2016 Festival. Brandy Clark will take the main stage as the headlining event on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 9:00pm. The concert is free and open to the public.

For Brandy Clark, the dream she harbored in her small hometown of Morton, Washington, was to be a country singer. Sure, once she moved to Nashville, she had successful cuts as a songwriter [The Band Perry’s “Better Dig Two,” Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart,” and Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow”], but being an artist in her own right was a dream she had stopped dreaming until two years ago when her first album, the stunning 12 Stories, debuted.

Brandy Clark to headline 2016 Riverfest

Brandy Clark to headline 2016 Riverfest

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Yellow Creek Baptist Church hosts Multi-Dove Award Winning Jeff & Sheri Easter in Concert July 30th

 

Yellow Creek Baptist ChurchCumberland City, TN – Multi-Dove Award Winning Artists, Jeff & Sheri Easter, will be in concert on Saturday night, July 30th, 6:00pm, at Yellow Creek Baptist Church.

“We are so excited to have Jeff & Sheri back at Yellow Creek”, states Phillip Chambers, Pastor of the church. “Jeff & Sheri have been praying and supporting us since Yellow Creek started in 2009. Its our honor to host them each year.”

Jeff & Sheri Easter in Concert at Yellow Creek Baptist Church this Saturday.

Jeff & Sheri Easter in Concert at Yellow Creek Baptist Church this Saturday.

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Keith Urban Pulls the Ripcord and Drops New Album on Music City with Free Concert in Nashville

 

Ripcord - Keith UrbanNashville, TN – Nashvillian, Australian and Grammy-Award winning musician Keith Urban played a free concert to a large hometown crowd on Monday, May 9th, 2016.

Thousands of Music City fans packed the plaza of the Bridgestone Arena and the closed off section of Broadway to watch the singer/songwriter/guitarist pull the string on his latest album called Ripcord.

Keith Urban plays a free show in Nashville on May 9th, 2016. (Richard J. Lynch)

Keith Urban plays a free show in Nashville on May 9th, 2016. (Richard J. Lynch)

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Corey Farlow kicks off Rivers and Spires tonight

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Rivers and Spires Festival kicks off tonight,  Thursday, April 16th with musical entertainment for everyone. This free festival will have musicians of all genres. Tonight’s hours are from 5:00pm-10:00pm.

Hadley Park will get things started on the Public Square Stage at 5:00pm. Taylor X will will hit the Strawberry Alley Stage with her heavily choreographed, dance-driven show at 5:30pm

Country artist Corey Farlow plays the Public Square Stage tonight at 8:30pm.

Country artist Corey Farlow plays the Public Square Stage tonight at 8:30pm.

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The Rolling Stones announce Brad Paisley as opening act at LP Field Concert in Nashville Tennessee, June 17th

 

The Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour Kicks Off May 24th in San Diego

The Rolling Stones - Zip Code TourNew York, NY – The Rolling Stones have announced that Country music superstar, singer, songwriter and guitarist, Brad Paisley, will be a special guest artist opening their show in Nashville on Wednesday, June 17th at LP Field.

The Rolling Stones play LP Field in Nashville on Wednesday, June 17th. (Brian Rasic)

The Rolling Stones play LP Field in Nashville on Wednesday, June 17th. (Brian Rasic)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation kicked off Warrior Week with Backroad Brigade, Little Texas Concert Friday night

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Warrior Week started Friday night, May 8th, with a free concert at Liberty Park. The event was in honor of all military personnel and their families.

There was plenty of food and drink like hotdogs, Mexican food, sodas and lemonade for purchase.

Little Texas jammed at Clarksville's Warrior Week concert Friday night.

Little Texas jammed at Clarksville’s Warrior Week concert Friday night.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires announces Legendary Ronnie Milsap, Sanctus Real to be part of Free Concert Weekend

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers And Spires Festival, brought to you by Coors Light and Agero, is pleased to announce Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum selling country music superstar, Ronnie Milsap, will take the Public Square Stage on Friday, April 17th. The concert is free and open to the public.

One of the biggest and most sought-after country music artists of the 70s and 80s, Milsap will perform some of his biggest hits that have made him a legend. Songs such as “Smoky Mountain Rain”, “(There’s) No Gettin’ Over Me”, “I Wouldn’t Have Missed It for the World”, “Any Day Now” and “Stranger in My House” will make up a concert you don’t want to miss.

Country music superstar, Ronnie Milsap to play at 2015 Rivers and Spires Festival.

Country music superstar, Ronnie Milsap to play at 2015 Rivers and Spires Festival.

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