Steve Nedved

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Jun 21

Kip Moore — and His Kind — to Embark on Fall Tour

UMG NashvilleAfter he wraps up dates on Miranda Lambert’s Keeper of the Flame Tour, Kip Moore plans to embark on his own headlining fall tour. His Me and My Kind Tour will kick off September 30 in Oklahoma City, with 17 additional dates keeping him on the road though early December. Rising star Jon Pardi will open all of the …

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Jun 21

Nashville Notes for 6/20/2016

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkStockGarth Brooks is mourning the loss of his friend, musician Mike Chapman, who played bass on all of the country star’s studio albums. Chapman passed away in Nashville June 13 just days after being inducted into the Musician’s Hall of Fame as a member of Brooks’ The G-Men studio band. Brooks paid tribute to the musician during a …

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Jun 21

Luke Bryan’s New No. 1 Is Deeply Personal, Yet Relatable

Capitol Records NashvilleLuke Bryan has a brand new number one with a very personal song he says his fans are as passionate about as he is. But, he admits, at first he wasn’t sure he should release ”Huntin,’ Fishin’ & Lovin’ Every Day.” “I’ve had songs like that on previous albums that spoke that kind of …

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Jun 20

Carrie Underwood Remains Football’s Theme Queen

Sony Music NashvilleCarrie Underwood is ready for some football. She may be married to a professional hockey player, but the country superstar clearly has a soft spot for the NFL. For the fourth straight year, she’s recorded a new opening theme song for Sunday Night Football. This season’s version, titled “Oh, Sunday Night,” is being described as …

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Jun 20

Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Reveals Heartbreak Behind New Single

Capitol Records NashvilleDuring a band hiatus, Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott recorded a faith-based album, Love Remains, with members of her immediate family and shipped the project’s moving first single, “Thy Will,” off to country radio. While she’s been cryptic until now about the song’s inspiration, she told ABC’s Good Morning America Monday that she penned the song following a heartbreaking miscarriage. …

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Jun 20

Police seek stolen pickup

A vehicle that had been reported stolen in Pierre has been seen in the Queen of Peace area in Mitchell. The vehicle is a red Ford F-250 Super Duty, 4 door pickup, with Oleson Plumbing markings on it. South Dakota Commercial License 06137A. At the time the vehicle was occupied by at least one woman.  …

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Jun 20

Luke Bryan Goes Back to the Farm with New Tour, EP

Capitol Records NashvilleLuke Bryan grew up on a Georgia peanut farm, so it was no surprise eight years ago when he launched what has since become an annual Farm Tour, during which he pares down his massive stage show and literally performs in farms and fields in college towns throughout the South. This year, Luke adds …

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Jun 20

Keith Urban Remembers Orlando Victims with Special Tribute Song

Frederick Breedon IV/WireImageKeith Urban reached into the U2 songbook last weekend to pay tribute to the victims of the June 12 Orlando, Florida nightclub shootings. Near the end of his concert last Friday in Tampa, Urban told the crowd, “Before we go I want to say one thing that’s really been on my heart for …

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Jun 19

On the Road Again: Justin Moore Tries to Find a Way to Be with His Family on Father's Day

BMLGJustin Moore spent the weeks leading up to this Father’s Day searching for the Best Dad in the World, hosting a contest urging kids from 1 to 92 to post a video revealing why they believe their pop comes out on top. While the winner will be rewarded with a home concert by the “You Look …

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Jun 18

Tanya Tucker Selling Off Her “Treasures,” And You Could Own Them

Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesWant to own a piece of country music history? Tanya Tucker is selling off 500 personal items as part of an estate sale auction that kicked off June 16. Among the available mementos from her life and four-decade-long career are her pink 1992 Harley Davidson Screamin’ Eagle motorcycle, her 1965 green Ford Mustang …

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