Tag Archives: Kix Brooks

Brett Eldredge Says He’s Determined to “Make Something Special” for Next Album

Brett Eldredge Says He’s Determined to “Make Something Special” for Next Album

If history is any indication, Brett Eldredge will be releasing a new album later this year. Brett’s debut album, Bring You Back, was released in August 2013, while his sophomore set, Illinois, dropped in September 2015. Brett’s most recent offering—his self-titled album—was released in August 2017. Each project has been released roughly two years apart,…MORE

Kix Brooks Helps Raise $140,000 to Preserve 93-Year-Old Louisiana Theatre

Kix Brooks Helps Raise $140,000 to Preserve 93-Year-Old Louisiana Theatre

Louisiana native Kix Brooks supported the preservation of a 93-year-old theatre in his home state with a two-day benefit on Sept. 28 and 29 in Franklin Parish that raised $140,000. Kix hosted a two-day Kickin’ It With Kix fundraiser to help preserve the Princess Theatre in Winnsboro, La., which was originally established in 1925 to…MORE

Kix Brooks Sets His Sights on Preserving 93-Year-Old Louisiana Theatre

Kix Brooks Sets His Sights on Preserving 93-Year-Old Louisiana Theatre

Louisiana native Kix Brooks is supporting the preservation of a 93-year-old theatre in his home state with a two-day benefit on Sept. 28 and 29 in Franklin Parish. Kix will host a two-day Kickin’ It With Kix fundraiser to help preserve the Princess Theatre in Winnsboro, La., which was originally established in 1925 to showcase…MORE

4th Annual NASH Next Competition Begins the Search for the Next Great Country Star

4th Annual NASH Next Competition Begins the Search for the Next Great Country Star

Aspiring country stars have the opportunity to kick-start their careers via the 4th annual NASH Next competition. NASH Next 2018 officially launched on June 18, bringing together aspiring stars, a major record label (Big Machine Label Group) and the power of country radio (Cumulus Media). The winner of the four-month competition will receive a record…MORE

Country Music Association Creates New Scholarship in Honor of Kix Brooks

Country Music Association Creates New Scholarship in Honor of Kix Brooks

The Country Music Association has announced the launch of the inaugural CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship, a year-long program designed to provide emerging artists with unique professional and educational opportunities in the country music industry. The CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship is named after country music legend Kix Brooks, the former chairman of the CMA Board and…MORE

Wife of Kix Brooks Gets Facebook Message From Scammer Posing as Kix Brooks

Wife of Kix Brooks Gets Facebook Message From Scammer Posing as Kix Brooks

How’s this for irony: Barbara Brooks, the wife of Kix Brooks, received a Facebook message from a scammer posing as her husband. Here’s what the message said (broken English, bad punctuation and all): “Hello, Thanks for the love and support you have shown me over the years. Thank you and God bless . . .…MORE

Kickin’ Anniversary

Kickin’ Anniversary

Happy 36th wedding anniversary to Kix Brooks and his lovely wife, Barbara. The couple married on Aug. 1, 1981—but just barely. Kix overslept, but he managed to make it to the ceremony . . . and 36 years later the couple is still kickin’.MORE

“Darius Rucker & Friends Benefit Concert” Surpasses $1 Million Raised for St. Jude + Watch Brooks & Dunn’s Surprise Performance of “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”

“Darius Rucker & Friends Benefit Concert” Surpasses $1 Million Raised for St. Jude + Watch Brooks & Dunn’s Surprise Performance of “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”

With his eighth annual Darius & Friends Benefit Concert on Monday night (June 5) at the Ryman Auditorium, Darius Rucker surpassed $1 million raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The sold-out concert and auction, in conjunction with the golf tournament today (June 6), raised more than $400,000, breaking all previous records and bringing the…MORE

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Count On Chuck

Count On Chuck

Our buddy Chuck Wicks is filling in for a vacationing Kix Brooks on American Country Countdown this weekend. Guests include Jason Aldean, Michael Ray and Florida Georgia Line.