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Nashville Notes for 6/22/2016

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkStockPrior to his June 19 performance at the Buckeye Country Superfest in Ohio, Randy Houser awarded a decked out new truck to a U.S. military veteran as a “thank you” for his service. The Chevrolet Colorado was outfitted with more than $50,000 in tailgating and grilling items. The service member and his family also received free …

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Sam Hunt Plans To Turn Ideas Into Music This Fall

UMG NashvilleFans eager for new music from Sam Hunt will have to wait a little longer, and they can blame his busy touring schedule for that. “It’s hard for me to balance writing with touring,” he says. “Last year I was so busy it was hard to write on the road, especially when we were going so …

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Joey + Rory Subject Of New Documentary

Courtesy Hickory FilmsSinger/songwriter Rory Feek, formerly half of the country music duo Joey + Rory, is remembering his late wife and musical partner Joey Martin Feek with a new documentary. To Joey, With Love will be shown in more than 500 movies theaters nationwide just once, on Sept. 20. The film follows the birth of their now two-year-old daughter, Indiana, and Joey’s …

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Costumes, Props From TV Series "Nashville" Up For Auction

ABC Television NetworkFans of the television series Nashville have a new reason to celebrate. Following recent news that the ABC-cancelled series would be picked up by CMT and Hulu for its fifth season comes word that the show’s production team will auction off 270 mementoes from the first four years. The site is hosting the “Nashville is Back” …

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New Video Offers 360-Degree View of Jake Owen

Sony Music NashvilleCan’t get enough of Jake Owen? How about Jake Owen barefoot, on a beach, in a 360-degree virtual reality format? That’s exactly how Owen chose to shoot his innovative new music video for summer anthem “American Country Love Song.” The clip was filmed in Key West, FL, following Owen’s recent trip from Nashville to his home …

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Country Star Trivia for 6/21/2016

ComStpck/ThinkStockMontgomery Gentry was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry by fellow stars Little Jimmy Dickens and Marty Stuart? What was the year? ANSWER: 2009 Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

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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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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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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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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