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Kenny Chesney Adds Two New Shows in 2017

Kenny Chesney Adds Two New Shows in 2017

Kenny Chesney may be taking 2017 off from touring, but he already has quite a few gigs lined up and he’s adding more. According to al.com, Kenny has put two Alabama shows on the books. The “Setting The World On Fire” singer will be performing in Tuscaloosa, Ala. at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Aug. 4…MORE

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More than 25 stars—including newly announced Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis, Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Kenny…MORE

Toby Keith, Alabama & ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Added as Performers for Merle Haggard Tribute Concert

Toby Keith, Alabama & ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Added as Performers for Merle Haggard Tribute Concert

More than 20 stars—including newly announced Toby Keith, Alabama and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, Dierks…MORE

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place last night (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey…MORE

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place tonight (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson,…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “Smoky Mountains Rise” Telethon: Who, What, When, Where to Watch?

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “Smoky Mountains Rise” Telethon: Who, What, When, Where to Watch?

What Is It: Smoky Mountains Rise is a three-hour telethon broadcast to raise money for the Dollywood Foundation’s My People Fund to benefit those affected by the Sevier County, Tennessee, wildfires. When: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 8 p.m–11 p.m. EST. Who’s Performing: Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Alison Krauss, Chris Stapleton, Hank Williams Jr., Alabama,…MORE

Photo Gallery: Seven Past CMA Entertainer of the Year Winners Set to Perform at CMA Awards—Reba, George, Alan, Brooks & Dunn, Vince, Charley, Alabama

Photo Gallery: Seven Past CMA Entertainer of the Year Winners Set to Perform at CMA Awards—Reba, George, Alan, Brooks & Dunn, Vince, Charley, Alabama

Your entertainment dollar will stretch a little farther during the 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards on Nov. 2 as seven former CMA Entertainer of Year winners will take the stage to perform: Alabama, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Charley Pride, Reba McEntire, and George Strait. This distinguished group of performers is among…MORE

Watch New “Forever Country” Music Video With George Strait, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood & More

Watch New “Forever Country” Music Video With George Strait, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood & More

By now you’ve probably heard that 30 of country music’s biggest stars—both past and present—have come together to record a new song and video, “Forever Country,” for the CMA Awards’ 50-year anniversary. The star-studded mashup features a fresh take on three of country’s most classic songs: John Denver’s “Take Me Home,” Willie Nelson’s “On the…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 2, we’re featuring #1–10. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

Alabama Rolls On Into New Exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Alabama Rolls On Into New Exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame

How about ya, Alabama, roll on. The most successful band in country music history, Alabama, is gearing up for the opening of their Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit later this month. The new exhibit, Alabama: Song of the South, will highlight the group’s rise to stardom and feature stage wear, instruments, awards, mementos, photographs…MORE

Alabama: Southern Drawl Tour

Alabama: Southern Drawl Tour

Alabama’s 2016 Southern Drawl Tour Dates: June 26 / Ft. Payne, Ala. July 8 / Deadwood, S.D. / Deadwood Mountain Grand July 9 / Hinckley, Minn. / Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater July 15 / Enoch, AB, Canada / River Cree Resort and Casino July 16 / Craven, Saskatchewan, Canada / Craven Country Jamboree July 22…MORE

Hall of Fame Producer Billy Sherrill Dies at 78

Hall of Fame Producer Billy Sherrill Dies at 78

Producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, best known for his work with George Jones and Tammy Wynette, died Tuesday (Aug. 4) at age 78 following a brief illness. Billy was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, elected in 2010. The native of Alabama produced Tammy Wynette’s signature hit “Stand by Your Man” and also had…MORE

Rick Hall, the “Father of the Muscle Shoals Sound,” Releases a Fascinating Memoir, “The Man From Muscle Shoals”

Originally published in the May 18, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine. How sweet the sounds! From Wilson Pickett’s “Mustang Sally” to Mac Davis’ “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me” and beyond, FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., has produced some of the best-loved and everlasting hits in modern recorded music. The guiding force behind…MORE

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