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The Band Perry to Perform at Concert and Film Screening Celebrating New Glen Campbell Documentary

Image Courtesy Republic NashvilleThe Band Perry has signed on to perform at a Nashville concert and film screening of the new Glen Campbell documentary, Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me. The event takes place October 19 at the Music City Center in Nashville, with proceeds going to Alzheimer’s disease awareness.

The film captures Glen as he embarks on the 151-show Goodbye Tour after going public with his Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis. Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and The Band Perry are among the stars paying tribute to Glen in the documentary. The Band Perry also contributed a live recording of Glen’s …read more

Image Courtesy Broken Bow RecordsJason Aldean is pulling out all the stops for his first TV performance of his new single, “Burnin’ It Down,” on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night, September 22. Jason has a special reason for going on Jimmy’s show.

He says, “That was the first late night show to ever invite me to perform back when nobody knew who I was, so tonight to celebrate the new album, we are going to bring the tour to them.”

Jason adds that the performance will be “a fire marshal’s worst nightmare!”

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Image Courtesy Southern GroundZac Brown Band will release a new album next spring. The band has partnered with designer John Varvatos‘s record label and the Big Machine Label Group for the project, which explains why the guys have been sporting Varvatos’s clothes on stage lately. Zac Brown tells Billboard it’s a relief to have the designer dressing them.

“What I love is that I don’t have to think about it anymore,” Zac says of Varvatos. “It’s executed so well, you can put that energy into other things creative. He’s got that on lockdown …read more

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Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleKeith Urban‘s new video for “Somewhere in My Car” will premiere Thursday at 9 a.m. ET at People.com/KeithUrban. The clip centers on a guy going a little crazy as he thinks about the memories of his old love.

Keith says, “The story [of “Somewhere In My Car”] is what I would call melancholy. So for me, the video had to be centered around the present and the past, but focused on the intoxicating emotion of ‘those nights.’”

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Image Courtesy Pearl Records/SonyGarth Brooks has already broken his own personal record for tickets sold in Florida with his upcoming five shows in Jacksonville, FL. He last played the city in 1997 with more than 56,000 fans attending his run of five shows. With his new round of dates at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial , Garth has now surpassed that number, and tickets are still selling.

His Jacksonville shows start October 10 and run through October 18. Go to Ticketmaster.com for tickets.

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Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsRascal Flatts, Eli Young Band and Danielle Bradbery have been added to the lineup for the Tree Town Music Festival May 21 through 24, 2015 in Forest City, IA. They join previously-announced performers Blake Shelton and Dierks Bentley on the bill. You can look for even more acts to join the lineup in the coming months.

For ticket information, go to TreeTownFestival.com.

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Comstock/ThinkstockBlake Shelton and Miranda Lambert primarily reside in which Oklahoma town? ANSWER: Tishomingo.

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Image Courtesy Dot RecordsNew duo Maddie & Tae are taking the country world by storm with their debut single, “Girl in a Country Song,” just a few years after the two 19-year-olds made the move to Nashville. While growing up in Ada, OK, the duo’s Tae Dye heard all about the town’s other famous native, Blake Shelton.

Tae tells ABC News Radio, “My best friend’s grandma actually taught him in high school at Ada High. I was like, that’s such a small world, but yeah. She said he was a great student, and he had …read more

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CMACountry stars took to Twitter over the weekend to express their grief over the sudden death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas. He was killed Saturday night after losing control of his SUV while driving less than a mile from his home in Nashville. The vehicle hit a line of trees before coming to rest upside down in a large culvert area. He was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Police say there was no evidence of drugs or alcohol playing a role in the crash. He got married to NFL legend …read more

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Image Courtesy Trae Patton/NBCBlake Shelton is back for the seventh season of NBC’s The Voice along with returning coach Adam Levine and newcomers to the panel, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani. Blake didn’t know Pharrell and Gwen before they started filming the blind auditions a few weeks ago, and he’s impressed with Pharrell’s tactics to get the best contestants on his team.

“It’s like reverse psychology,” Blake explains. “He hits his button, and then almost begs the artist to go with another coach because he’s just not worthy of their talent and Blake and Adam …read more

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