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Eli Young Band hits the "Dust" for Today Show
Eli Young Band will perform its latest single "Dust" Tuesday on NBC's Today show to celebrate the release of its new disc, "10,000 Towns."
The band's Republic Nashville sophomore album also features its third career number one song, "Drunk Last Night,"
which has been certified Gold with sales of more than 700,000 downloads.
EYB is currently on the road with Darius Rucker and will head out with Jake Owen later this spring.
Luke Bryan Making Sure Sorority Girls Get Into His Spring Break Concerts
Luke Bryan is making sure he has plenty of girls to shake it for him when he plays two shows in Panama City Beach, FL next month.
He's launched a contest for sorority girls to text a special code to 31996,
and the sorority with the most votes will get to send 50 girls to meet Luke.
The annual Spring Break Shows are set for March 11 and 12 at Spinnaker Beach Club.
For more information, go to LukeBryanSororityContest.com.
David Nail Album Release
David Nail's single, "Whatever She's Got," has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America
for 1 million copies sold.
His new album, I'm a Fire, comes out March 4th.
BlackHawk Announce Reunion Album
BlackHawk have announced that they will be returning to country music with the release of a new album.
Band mates Henry Paul and Dave Robbins signed with Loud & Proud Records, and are working on finishing 'Brothers of the Southland,'
which is set for release in the late spring.
The album will be the first studio release from the group in 12 years
The band's third original member, Van Stephenson, was diagnosed with melanoma in 1999 and lost his battle with the disease in 2001.
After his death, Paul and Robbins created the Van Stephenson Memorial Cancer Research Fund,
which feeds funds to the Vanderbilt Cancer Research Center.
Johnny Van Zant turns 54
Country Stars Waiting Tables For Charity
Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts will moonlight as a food server April 15 for the annual Waiting for Wishes Celebrity Waiters Dinner in Nashville.
Chris Young, Scotty McCreery, Dustin Lynch, Frankie Ballard and Nashville star Charles Esten will also be serving food at the charity event.
Jay co-hosts Waiting for Wishes every year with former Tennessee Titans star Kevin Carter at The Palm Restaurant.
After the dinner, Jay and his musician friends will perform at the official after-party at Honky Tonk Central on Lower Broadway.
Proceeds go to the Kevin Carter Foundation and Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.
For more information, go to WaitingforWishes.com.
Florida Georgia Line Headlining Stars For Second Harvest Benefit Concert On Nashville
Florida Georgia Line has signed on to headline the 10th Annual Stars for Second Harvest Benefit concert June 3 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Proceeds from the event go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to help address hunger issues in the Nashville area. FGL's Brian Kelley says, "We've been so incredibly blessed this past year and have always wanted to make it bigger than the music. To have the opportunity to give back and help feed the hungry in our community is an honor." The duo's Tyler Hubbard adds, "Hopefully we will help sell out this show and all come together to raise a lot of money for such a great cause!"
Dierks Bentley releases new disc
Dierks Bentley releases his seventh disc, "Riser," with a dozen songs.
Bentley has referred to the disc as being particularly personal because it is his first since the death of his father in 2012.
The lead single is "I Hold On," written by Bentley and Brett James.
Fourth Annual Johnny Cash Music Festival
The lineup has been announced for the fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival, and some of country music's biggest stars will be joining in the celebration.
Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn and Bobby Bare will all appear at the event, along with comedian and gospel singer Mark Lowry, who will serve as the evening's host,
The Johnny Cash Music Festival will be held on August 15 at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark.
Proceeds from the concert support both the restoration of Cash's childhood home in Dyess, Ark., as well as a scholarship fund.
Martina McBride To Release New Cookbook
Martina McBride has captured her passion for cooking and entertaining in a new cookbook called Around the Table.
The book will be out October 7 featuring Martina's recipes and tips for recreating a Red, White and Blue Backyard Cookout or
Retro Valentine's Day Supper Club.
Martina says, "I have a passion for food and entertaining, and I'm so excited to be putting everything I love onto the pages of my new book."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) Dierks Bentley performs.
Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC) Brad Paisley performs.
Jerrod Niemann Releases 'Drink to That All Night' Video
Drink to That All Night' comes off of Nieman's album, "High Noon"
The album is set for release on March 25, but fans can visit JourneytoHighNoon.com
to find free downloads, games and exclusive video content during the wait.
Eric Church to Tour Europe
Eric Church has the #1 album in America right now with The Outsiders, so why is he spending the next few weeks playing small clubs in Europe?
After testing the waters with a well-attended show in London awhile back, Eric grew excited at the prospect of building a European fan base using the same grassroots methods that led him to superstardom in the U.S. Eric explains, "I'm doing it the way acts over there are doing it.
We're going to go play their club, their rock club, wherever those acts play, that's where we're gonna play.
And we're gonna do it the way we used to do it. So, I'm excited about it. A little nervous, but I'm excited about it."
CD Release Dierks Bentley - Riser
Shawna McIlwain Thompson of Thompson Square is 36
Dierks Bentley to release RISER
Dierks Bentley is set to release his seventh studio album RISER on Feb. 25 with a string of national television appearances and events.
Bentley will kick off release day on Good Morning America followed by a week full of appearances including iHeartRadio's Live Series , The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Blake Shelton announces tour
Blake Shelton, announced show dates and venues for his Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014 including shows at Madison Square Garden and the Hollywood Bowl.
The tour kicks off June 20 at austin360 Amphitheatre in Austin and ends Oct. 4 in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl.
July 19 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
Sammy Kershaw turns 56.
George Strait, Carrie Underwood And More To Salute The Troops In New ACM Special
George Strait, Carrie Underwood and Merle Haggard are set to perform on the upcoming CBS special,
ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops.
The show airs Tuesday, May 20.
Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry are also performing.
The special will tape April 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Taylor Swift adds Tokyo date
Taylor Swift added a Tokyo date to her upcoming Asian swing of the Red Tour.
After anouncing four shows in Asia last week, Swift said today she would also play Tokyo on June 1.
Tour dates are:
June 1 Tokyo, Japan Saitama Super Arena
June 4 Jakarta, Indonesia MEIS (Mata Elang International Stadium)
June 6 Manila, Philippines Mall of Asia Arena
June 9 Bangkok, Thailand Impact Arena
June 11 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Stadium Putra Bukit Jalil
June 12 Singapore Singapore Indoor Stadium
Taylor Swift spent much of 2013 headlining sold-out stadiums and arenas in North America, Australia, and New Zealand
and just finished a run of sold-out shows in London and Berlin.
Cole Swindell tops Billboard charts
Cole Swindell scored his first number as "Chillin' It" made it to the top of the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending March 1, knocking out his good friend Luke Bryan whose "Drink a Beer" fell to second.
Eric Church had the best selling CD in the U.S. with "The Outsiders."
On the song chart, Jason Aldean was third with "When She Says Baby." Brantley Gilbert was fourth with "Bottoms Up."
Church stood fifth with "Give Me Back My Hometown." Frankie Ballard broke into the top 10 with "Helluva Life," up two to ninth.
Scotty McCreery was 10th, up two, with "See You Tonight."
Trisha Yearwood "Just Because Tour"
Trisha Yearwood is hitting the road again, performing in theaters and smaller venues for the next two months.
The singer kicked off the tour, which she is calling the Just Because Tour.
Trisha hopes to have a brand new album release by early summer and plans on going on tour with Garth Brooks in the fall.
The Just Because Tour will play in Michigan and Illinois later this month.
Eric Heatherly is 44.
Mary Chapin Carpenter turns 56.
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