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10Minutes: Travis Tritt

I got off to a bad start with Travis Tritt.  Fortunately though, after a series of time-zone miscalculations, Country legend Travis Tritt and I finally connected for 10Minutes to discuss a bunch of cool stuff like his upcoming unplugged live album: A Man and His Guitar, the aesthetics of Tennessee, and acting in Tales From The Crypt. On choosing Franklin […]

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Stars help raise over $1.5M for Tenn. flood relief

Country music singers Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum joined other entertainment stars in performing and answering phones to help raise more than $1.5 million for flood relief for Tennessee. “If there is a silver lining, it’s that the world is getting to see Nashville at its best through this tragedy,” Paisley said during […]

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to host a benefit for Music City

The Music City community on June 22 will unite to assist victims of the floods that ravaged Nashville and Middle Tennessee earlier this month. “Nashville Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery,” will take place at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. It will feature performances by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, who are spearheading the event, and numerous […]

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U.S. promises aid for Tennessee flood victims

A week after storms sent rivers and creeks sloshing into homes, hotels and honky-tonk bars, Nashville officials estimated the damage at $1.4 billion and received a promise of federal aid on May 10. “We will continue to return to make sure you have all the assistance you need,” said Shaun Donovan, secretary of the U.S. […]

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Paisley receives personal call from Obama

Brad Paisley was a special guest on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 last night to reflect on the recent catastrophic flooding in Nashville.  During his interview, Paisley acknowledged that he had received a call from President Barack Obama earlier in the day.  The president was “checking on his friends at the Grand Ole Opry,” and expressing his […]

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Rascal Flatts to launch new summer tour in June

One of country music’s most popular and awarded bands has teamed up with one of the country’s favorite retailers to present a concert tour like no other, including two hot, current singers as opening acts. Rascal Flatts, the decade’s top-selling and most awarded group in country music, will launch the “JC Penney Presents Rascal Flatts […]

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Interview: Bucky Covington

When someone comes of age in a town with a name like Rockingham, North Carolina, you’d better hope they can live up to that reputation. Bucky Covington has been Rockingham’s finest Ambassador of Rock since long before his stint on Season 5 of American Idol, and you’d best believe his growing fanbase and rising presence […]

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Aaron Tippin – Interview

Just because he promotes a healthy lifestyle doesnʼt mean Aaron Tippin doesnʼt cheat every now and then. “Iʼll jerk a piece of pizza out of your hand,” the singer admits chuckling. Heck, heʼs only human, and he knows you are too. Thatʼs why he created and developed Aaron Tippin Nutrition, a product line designed to […]

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