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Nashville Notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBlake Shelton‘s childhood home is for sale. The Singer’s mom, Dorothy, has put the ranch-style house located in Ad, Oklahoma on the market for $250,000. See it for yourself in the listing at Realtor.com

As a Grammy-winning duo, husband and wife Joey + Rory released a handful of heartfelt country and gospel albums. Now, Joey Feek will make her solo country debut, just over a year after her death at age 40 from stage 4 cervical cancer. On April 7, Gaither Music Group will release If Not for You, a traditional country LP the late singer …read more

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Josh Turner to take fans to the “Deep South” with first new album in five years

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MCA NashvilleWhen Josh Turner releases his highly-anticipated album on Friday, he wants folks to know he’s been working on the project awhile.

“This whole record has been a long time in the making. I started writing for this record in January of 2013. It’s been a lot of challenges, a lot of hurdles to jump and it’s all finally starting to click,” Josh says.

Deep South will be the Grand Ole Opry hitmaker’s first album in five years, which is an eternity in entertainment time.

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March 9 – Swick Record Low Temp for the Heating Up Winter Giveaway

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Marquette, MI  – March 9, 2017 –  Looking to get registered to win the Heating Up Winter Giveaway? We’ve got a brand new F3500 Regency® Pro Series Wood Stove that we’re giving away from Swick Home Services! Well here’s the answer for today’s on-air registration question. Today’s Swick Record Low Temp according to Intellicast was […]

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Adam Carpenter’s Outdoor Show Wins Another Award at the 2016 Michigan Association of Broadcasters Awards

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Marquette, MI  –  March 8, 2017  – Well, he’s still got it! For the second year in a row, Adam won in the “Regularly Scheduled Weekday Broadcast Personality ” category. According to the independent judges of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Adam’s show is one of the best weekday shows on the air! What does […]

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Zac Brown Band gives fans taste of the “Real Thing” in teaser video

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Elektra/Warner NashvilleIn the days leading up to its release on Friday, March 10, the Zac Brown Band has taken to Twitter to give fans a sneak peek of their new single called “Real Thing”. The tune is the second taste of music fans have gotten from their upcoming album Welcome Home, scheduled to be released on May 12.

ZBB will debut some of the new music overseas first: This weekend they’ll play dates in Dublin, Glasgow and Greenwich, England during the 2017 C2C Country Music Festival.

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Jon Pardi to make late night TV debut and get up early for ABC’s “Good Morning America”

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ABC/Image Group LAThere may be a little dirt on his boots, but Jon Pardi is not letting any more dust settle on them as he promotes his current single “Dirt On My Boots.”

March 14th, Jon will make his late-night TV debut on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. On the morning of March 23rd he’ll be bright-eyed for his appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America.

If you don’t catch ‘the Pardi’ on TV, find out where he can be seen live at www.JonPardi.com

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Get a buzz with Dierks Bentley: Latest Whiskey Row restaurant now open

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ABC/Image Group LAAfter a slight construction delay, the doors are finally open at Dierks Bentley‘s Whiskey Row in Gilbert, Arizona, a suburb of the singer’s hometown of Phoenix.

The third location of Bentley’s restaurant and bar chain measures 8,700 square feet and includes a large outdoor patio with space for outdoor games like cornhole and ping-pong. There’s also an outside dance floor with a stage inside and large windows facing downtown Phoenix. The establishment’s signature will be live entertainment and over 50 beers on tap, with TVs throughout the venue.

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock A dozen years ago this week, the first single from this ACM Entertainer of the Year debuted on radio. Can you name the Georgia native who released “Hicktown” in 2005? ANSWER: Jason Aldean.

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“There’s No Such Thing as a Broken Heart”: Old Dominion unleashes the first taste of album #2

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ABC/Image Group LA This Friday, Old Dominion officially turns the page from their debut, Meat & Candy, to their sophomore album, as the band releases the lead single from the collection, a tune called “There’s No Such Thing as a Broken Heart.”

Much like their previous hit, “Song for Another Time,” the new single namechecks a classic rock tune, John Mellencamp‘s #1 from 1982, “Jack & Diane.” “There’s No Such Thing as a Broken Heart” is set to be available at 8 a.m. ET on Friday, according to ads in the country music trades.

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Brothers Osborne, Jake Owen, Maddie & Tae and Kristian Bush are just some of the country stars who’ll turn out for the 25th anniversary of the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. It takes place March 28 – April 1 at locations around Music City.

Cole Swindell, Jon Pardi, Chris Janson, Jake Owen and Maddie & Tae are just some of the artists on board for the second annual Tailgate n’ Tallboys concert series this summer in Peoria, Illinois. The shows at Riverfront Park start June 16 and run through September 30.

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