Steve Nedved

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Apr 13

Brothers Osborne, Kacey Musgraves and More Mark Bob Dylan's Birthday in Music City

Courtesy of The Best FestBob Dylan turns 75 in May, and Music City is throwing him a two-day party at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Brothers Osborne, Kacey Musgraves, Wynonna & the Big Noise and Emmylou Harris are just some of the country artists who’ll play songs written by the folk legend during Dylan Fest. A diverse array of artists, including Kesha, Heart’s Ann Wilson and Boz Skaggs round …

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Apr 13

Mitchell educator wins national award

National Life Group announced today that Shane Thill, Director of Second Chance High School and Assistant Principal at Mitchell High School, in Mitchell, South Dakota, has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner for the national 2015-2016 LifeChanger of the Year award. LifeChanger of the Year is an annual program that recognizes and rewards outstanding …

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Apr 13

Brad Paisley Surprises Crowd with John Fogerty's Grand Ole Opry Debut

©2016 Grand Ole Opry / Photo By: Chris HolloBrad Paisley took to social media to tease that his next Opry appearance would be one to remember, and Tuesday night, he lived up to his promise. After performing three of his own hits, the West Virginia native brought Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Fogerty …

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Apr 13

Jon Pardi Plays Dress-Up for "Head over Boots" Video

Capitol Records NashvilleJust as “Head over Boots” claims its spot in the top 20, Jon Pardi is putting out a playful new video for the first single from his sophomore album. Set in a roadhouse, the clip finds present-day Jon Pardi playing the song while propped up against a vintage jukebox, interspersed with some other incarnations of …

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Apr 13

Nashville Gives Merle Haggard a Send-Off Worthy of a Legend at Tuesday Night's All for the Hall Benefit

John Shearer/Getty Images for The Country Music Hall Of Fame & MuseumMerle Haggard may have been laid to rest Saturday near his home in California, but Tuesday night in Nashville, his Music City family gave him a fitting send-off at the All for the Hall benefit at Bridgestone Arena. “We are sending our love and …

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Apr 12

Chris Lane Offers Fans the Chance to Get Up Close and Personal by Buying His New CD

Courtesy of Big Loud RecordsIf you’d like to meet newcomer Chris Lane, all you need to do is pick up a physical copy of his new EP. Just as his first single “Fix” is breaking into the top-20, his label is releasing his debut recording on CD exclusively at Target. The new edition of the …

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Apr 12

Keith Urban Goes Shirtless as Artist Writes ripCord Tour Dates All Over His Torso

Capitol NashvilleIf you wonder when Keith Urban’s ripCORD World Tour is coming to your area– well, all you need to do is check the superstar’s torso. In one of the most unusual tour promo videos ever, the tattooed Australian sits patiently while an artist inscribes the dates for his upcoming trek with Brett Eldredge and …

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Apr 12

Parmalee Shows Off Their "Roots" with First Single from Sophomore Album

BBR Music GroupIn the past few days, radio programmers all across the country got an unusual package, thanks to the guys in Parmalee. The North Carolina natives mailed out the follow-up single to their top ten hit, “Already Callin’ You Mine” in a cardboard CD cover cut-out in the shape of the Tar Heel State. The …

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Apr 12

Garth Brooks Challenges Wayne Gretzky to Take to the Ice with Carrie Underwood

Mark TuckerIt looks like the puck is in Wayne Gretzky’s arena, in the latest development in the fun-filled caper involving Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher. In case you’re not keeping up — it all started when Carrie Instagrammed a video of her hockey-playing husband quite ably singing along to Garth’s hit, “The River,” around the first of the …

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Apr 12

Keith Urban Says an Eclectic Array of Performers and the Passing of Merle Haggard Will Make the Sixth All for the Hall Benefit Unique

ABC/Image Group LAHaving already done half a dozen benefits to raise money for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Keith Urban confesses it’s more than his belief in the cause that keeps him and his cohort Vince Gill coming back year after year. “Vinnie and I love doing it for the same reasons,” the “Wasted Time” singer …

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