Dolly Parton Invites You on a Parade Through the Mountains

CTK Mgmt/Dolly Records/WebsterPREvery year, Dolly Parton celebrates the opening of Dollywood with a parade through Pigeon Forge, Tennessee — and this year, she wants to take you along for the ride. The entertainment icon’s 31st Homecoming Parade will be streamed live on Facebook, in a feed originating from Dolly’s float, which is decorated to commemorate her new …

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Brett Eldredge Drops $100K in CMA-Fueled Spending Spree

ABC/Image Group LABrett Eldredge gave fifty music teachers from Music City a night they won’t soon forget this week at Nashville’s City Winery, passing out $100,000 worth of grants on behalf of the Country Music Association. It’s a cause close to the “Drunk on Your Love” hitmaker’s heart, a fact that was illustrated by the presence …

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Mystery & Surprises: The Buzz About Sam Hunt's Stagecoach Set

ABC/Image Group LASam Hunt will apparently be full of surprises when he walks on the platform for his appearance Friday night at the Stagecoach Festival. The “Take Your Time” hitmaker will turn his fifty-minute set into a jam session, according to Billboard, continuing his tradition of blurring the lines between country, hip-hop and pop by potentially inviting …

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The Band Perry's "Live Forever" Finds New Life at the Summer Olympics

ABC/Eric GebhartThe Band Perry’s song, “Live Forever” is getting a new life. Originally released as a single last summer, it will now be Team USA’s official song for the 2016 Summer Olympics. The sibling trio performed the tune Wednesday morning on NBC’s Today show, and there’s also a new Olympic-themed version of the “Live Forever” music video. The …

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Why the Members of LOCASH Don't Know Each Other as Well as They Thought

Webster PRHow well do the two members of LOCASH know each other? Pretty well, it seems, but Chris Lucas and Preston Brust put it to the test in the latest installment of Vevo’s online series Bandmates. “Chris is like the brother I never had,” Preston told Pollstar. “I have an older brother and a younger brother but never had a brother the same age. …

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Go Ahead: Roll Your Windows Down and Blast "My Church"– Maren Morris Wants You To

Columbia NashvilleIn addition to being a powerhouse vocalist, newcomer Maren Morris also happens to be a stellar songwriter who’s already had cuts by major stars like Tim McGraw and Kelly Clarkson. But when she crafted her breakthrough hit, “My Church,” she had a premonition it wasn’t one to share — it was a song she had to sing herself. “I …

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2nd Annual MAC Triathlon

  Join us on June 11, 2016 for a Sprint Triathlon in the beautiful city of Mitchell, South Dakota! Enjoy the scenic routes as you complete an open swim in lake Mitchell, bike around Lake Mitchell, and run around the scenic Lake Mitchell. Make sure to mark your calendars for the Pasta Night on Friday, …

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Two Jens Are Better Than One! Nettles and Lopez are a Sweet Combo

Big MachineJennifer Nettles has a surprise duet partner on her new album Playing with Fire.  And it’s none other than that other Jennifer– Jennifer Lopez. The female half of Sugarland first revealed the collaboration on social media, saying “AND me & my lady love @Jlo put a little song on it too. #ilovesurprises! #andthissong #andher.” …

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Blake Shelton to Share His Stories at the Hall of Fame

NBC/David LaChapelleJust days before the official start of CMA Music Festival 2016, Blake Shelton will help the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum kickstart a special week of events. The star of The Voice will do a question-and-answer session onstage at the Hall’s CMA Theater Monday, June 6 at 3 p.m. CT. The “Just …

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Thomas Rhett's Tuesday-Night Date with Blake Shelton

ABC/Image Group LAThomas Rhett has a date with Blake Shelton on Tuesday night. The “Die a Happy Man” hitmaker is set to perform his latest single “T-Shirt” on Blake’s show, The Voice. You can catch the TV debut of the song from Thomas’s album Tangled Up at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. He heads back out on tour with Jason Aldean on May …

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