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Dailey & Vincent Announce Additional LIVE Taping Performance at The Hylton Performing Arts Center for September 14

News & ViewsDailey & Vincent Announce Additional LIVE Taping Performance at The Hylton Performing Arts Center for September 14

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (July 22, 2014) – Due to an overwhelming response from fans and ticket buyers alike, the “Rockstars of Bluegrass” and multi-Grammy nominated duo, Dailey & Vincent, announce an additional performance date (September 13th and September 14th) to their first ever LIVE CD, DVD, and Public Television concert taping. Hosted at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, located on the Prince William Campus of George Mason University in Manassas, Va., both monumental performances will be taped and recorded.
“We are so excited to announce back-to-back, taped performances for our first ever live project. We wanted to be able to share this experience with as many of our fans as possible, and now we’re going to do just that!” said the duo of this career milestone.
With the help of supporters such as the Hylton Performing Arts Center, the George Mason University Foundation, Springer Mountain Farms and the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, this “made for public television” show is a celebration of the best of America - its music, its men and women in uniform and soaring spirit. The beloved Bluegrass duo and their world class band will debut a few new songs and perform fan favorites to honor our country’s heroes, featuring a rousing finale with the combined forces of the Manassas Chorale and the George Mason University Singers.

General admission is $20 for adults, $10 for military members, veterans and their families and youth through grade 12. Doors open at 6 p.m. Fans can make music history with D&V by purchasing tickets to the performance now.
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JASON ALDEAN TURNED UP THE HEAT WITH BACK TO BACK SOLD OUT BURN IT DOWN TOUR STADIUM SHOWS THIS WEEKEND

Press ReleasesJASON ALDEAN TURNED UP THE HEAT WITH BACK TO BACK SOLD OUT BURN IT DOWN TOUR STADIUM SHOWS THIS WEEKEND

Two time ACM “Male Vocalist of the Year” Jason Aldean left the midwest smoking this weekend after headlining his BURN IT DOWN TOUR, which sold out back to back stadium shows at Progressive Field (Cleveland, OH on 7/18) and Great American Ballpark (Cincinnati, OH on 7/19). Critics echoed fan enthusiasm, claiming “at times it appeared as though the stadium was ablaze” (Cincinnati Enquirer) and confirming the tour was “worthy of stadium status” (Cleveland Plain Dealer).

The shows marked the first of a string of MLB stadium stops on Aldean's BURN IT DOWN TOUR that will also see him play Nationals Park (Washington, DC on 7/25); PNC Park (Pittsburgh, PA on 7/26) and Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA on 8/1) over the next two weeks in addition to two upcoming sold out nights at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre. For a full list of upcoming tour dates, visit www.jasonaldean.com.
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Lincoln Center Out Of Doors and Americana Music Association Present Inaugural Americanafest NYC August 4-10 Featuring Music, Fil

Press ReleasesLincoln Center Out Of Doors and Americana Music Association Present Inaugural Americanafest NYC August 4-10 Featuring Music, Film and Panel Discussions

The Americana Music Association and Lincoln Center have partnered for the first time to present Americanafest NYC, a music and film experience taking place Aug. 4-10 during Lincoln Center's popular free Summer music program,Out of Doors, now in its 44th season.

Americanafest NYC will present concerts by a range of artists drawing from the deep wells of Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Gospel, Blues, Jazz, Rock and R&B. Also offered will be film screenings, a related photo exhibition by Music Maker Relief Foundation and a symposium exploring the elders and their legacies finding new expression among younger generations of musicians.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the American Music Association this summer,” shares Jill Sternheimer, Producer, Public Programming for Lincoln Center. “The organization, led by Jed Hilly, is at the epicenter of a vital movement bringing together new voices, celebrated icons, and eager audiences. Our initial thought was for Americana to be represented at our annual “Roots of American Music” weekend but we realized that this music is such a part of the country’s cultural canon, that a full week of programming was the way to go.”

“After receiving the invitation from Lincoln Center to co-curate this event, my first call was to invite Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris, who’ve been champions of our cause," said Jed Hilly, Executive Direcotr of the Americana Music Association. “Rodney called me back within minutes and said, 'Let’s do it.' We are truly humbled by artists' support and the acknowledgement of our work by America’s greatest cultural institution, Lincoln Center.”

All events are free with no tickets required. Events take place on Lincoln Center’s Plazas between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues, from West 62nd Street to West 65th Street (except where noted).
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CHRIS YOUNG SCORES #1 SINGLE WITH “WHO I AM WITH YOU"

Press ReleasesCHRIS YOUNG SCORES #1 SINGLE WITH “WHO I AM WITH YOU"

Chris Young is having fun! His single, “Who I Am With You,” sits atop the Mediabase Country Singles Chart, it has been certified Gold, and he’s spending the summer doing what he loves most, on the road performing for the fans. “Yeah, I’m pretty happy right now,” said the singer-songwriter who has 6 #1 singles to his credit.

“Everybody is looking for that one person who lets them be themselves and, whether we want to admit it or not, pushes us to be a better person,” said Chris. “This song couldn’t say it any better and I’m glad I got to be the person to sing it.” “Who I Am With You” was written by Marv Green, Jason Sellers and Paul Jenkins.

In addition to topping the charts, Chris Young’s “Who I Am With You” claimed the #1 spot in Rolling Stone’s poll of Best Country Songs of 2014. The 29-year old singer is also earning rave reviews for his live show, with The Times Tribune declaring “headliner status is just around the corner.” This week, Young joins Dierks Bentley for shows at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO (July 23), The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA (July 25), AK-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix, AZ (July 26) and Sleep Train Amphitheater in Chula Vista, CA (July 27).

“Who I Am With You,” is the second single from his current album A.M. The album has already yielded the Top 5 hit and Gold certified single “Aw Naw.”
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Dolly Parton Strikes Gold With Blue Smoke – The Best Of

Press ReleasesDolly Parton Strikes Gold With Blue Smoke – The Best Of

Dolly Parton earns, yet, another sales award as her 42nd studio album, Blue Smoke – The Best Of, has been certified Gold by the BPI and remains #3 on the official UK chart in its sixth week of release.

“Dolly could not be any happier,” says Dolly’s manager Danny Nozell, CEO CTK Management. “She has worked very hard over the past several years to create the momentum that we have going. Everyone at Dolly Records and Sony Music has done an outstanding job with making Dolly’s new music available and the sales prove it.”

Blue Smoke – The Best Of, includes her latest studio album Blue Smoke featuring "Home", "Blue Smoke" and new duet with long- time collaborator and friend Kenny Rogers and even a Bon Jovi cover! Alongside her greatest hits on disc 2 featuring the classics such as "Jolene", "9 to 5", "Islands in the Stream", "Little Sparrow", "Here You Come Again" and "I Will Always Love You" plus many more.

“Blue Smoke – The Best Of is officially Gold in the UK, which is a massive achievement for Dolly Parton and the team,” says Faye Donaldson, Sr. Marketing Manager/Sony Music. “The response to Dolly after her Glastonbury performance has been amazing and having new music available at the same time has created a reaction that I've never seen before. It’s been just perfect.”

In addition, Dolly’s previous studio album Better Day, which was released in 2011, has been certified Silver.
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COUNTRY ROCKS YOUR SUMMER ON “CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL: COUNTRY’S NIGHT TO ROCK,” AIRING TUESDAY, AUG. 5 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

News & ViewsCOUNTRY ROCKS YOUR SUMMER ON “CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL: COUNTRY’S NIGHT TO ROCK,” AIRING TUESDAY, AUG. 5 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

Just when you think it can’t get any hotter, more superstar performers have been announced for “CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" airing Tuesday, Aug. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Adding their chops and charm to the special are Luke Bryan, Eric Church with special guest Lzzy Hale, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Lady Antebellum,and Blake Shelton with season 2 contestant of “The Voice” Gwen Sebastian.

Hosted for the second year by reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town, the special was filmed during the sold-out CMA Music Festival in June. The annual conclave is a four-day party celebrating America’s music in the epicenter of the format, Nashville.

Previously announced performers included Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, The Band Perry, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban.

The special first aired in 2004. This is the 10th time ABC will broadcast the special – which invites the whole country to America's largest Country Music celebration. The annual special will air on ABC through 2021.

"CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" is executive-produced by Robert Deaton.
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LUCY HALE INVITES FANS TO RELIVE HER GRAND OLE OPRY DEBUT IN EXCLUSIVE “NIGHT AT THE OPRY” VIDEO

Press ReleasesLUCY HALE INVITES FANS TO RELIVE HER GRAND OLE OPRY DEBUT IN EXCLUSIVE “NIGHT AT THE OPRY” VIDEO

With her brand new single, “Lie A Little Better,” impacting country radio today, rising country music star and Pretty Little Liars actress LUCY HALE invites viewers to join her backstage at the Grand Ole Opry during her debut performance last month. More than 1,000 fans tweeted in less than 24 hours to unlock the “Night At The Opry” video, showing Lucy living her lifelong dream as she takes her first steps on the historic stage to perform songs from her recently released album, Road Between. The Memphis born-and-raised singer will take to the stage again this Wednesday, July 23rd at 8pm eastern/7pm central as she performs “Lie A Little Better” on FOX TV’s So You Think You Can Dance.

The up-tempo track, “Lie A Little Better,” written by Melissa Peirce, Mike Daly and Chris DeStefano, can be found on the singer’s 11-song debut album, ROAD BETWEEN, released by DMG Nashville. Learn the latest about Lucy on Facebook and follow her on Twitter and Instagram to find out more about her single, album, and touring plans. Check out Lucy’s new album on iTunes and Amazon.

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Kasey Lansdale Rounds Up “Restless Roadtrip” Radio Tour

Press ReleasesKasey Lansdale Rounds Up “Restless Roadtrip” Radio Tour

Texas-native and Country Blues artist Kasey Lansdale has recently wrapped up her “Restless Roadtrip” Radio Tour , making several stops for live radio performances and interviews at Froggy 104.9 WFKY, 101.1 WSGS, 93.1 WDHR and 93.5 WAXM. The radio interviews and live performances are in conjunction with her debut studio album, “Restless,” produced by Grammy-award winner, John Carter Cash, progeny of the “Man in Black.”

Lansdale penned seven of the 11 songs on her current album, “Restless,” which showcases her smoky vocals and edgy style with songs like “Sorry Ain’t Enough” and “Blame You for Trying.” Her single, “Sorry Ain’t Enough,” debuted at #4 on MPE’s Most Downloaded and Streamed Songs, only behind Lady Antebellum, Sheryl Crow, and Brantley Gilbert, which also landed #14 on the Hot Disc UK International Chart. Lansdale recently shot her first music video for the debut single at the historic Cash Cabin, which is slated for a September 1, 2014 release.

ABOUT KASEY LANSDALE:
Produced by Grammy award-winner John Carter Cash, Kasey Lansdale is a Country Blues artist from small-town Nacogdoches, Texas. Already an accomplished songwriter and author, her music is featured in new films, "Cold in July," starring award-winning actor, Michael C. Hall of Showtimes' hit series "Dexter"; and in "Christmas with the Dead," where she made her first big screen debut portraying Ella, the protagonist's wife. For the most up-to-date news and tour dates, please visit: www.kaseylansdale.com.


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AMERICA'S DARLING RETURNS TO THE GRAND OLE OPRY TONIGHT FOR HER 60TH APPEARANCE

Press ReleasesAMERICA'S DARLING RETURNS TO THE GRAND OLE OPRY TONIGHT FOR HER 60TH APPEARANCE

Although two of the three judges didn't vote for Sarah Darling during the live broadcast of ABC’s new singing competition Rising Star, Brad Paisley did support his fellow country singer casting a ‘yes’ vote. Just coming shy of moving to the next round Paisley offered, “Why don't you come to the Opry, and we'll welcome you home.” And that is exactly what will happen tonight as America’s Darling is set to join Brad Paisley at the Grand Ole Opry Friday, July 18th. Tonight will mark Sarah’s 60th appearance on the famous stage and will include a special rendition of Paisley and Darling performing “Whiskey Lullaby.”

Sarah Darling heads back to Music City after America casted their votes and was defeated by expert’s votes on Sunday night’s Duels. America voted 62% along with expert Brad Paisley’s vote added to total 69%, as her duel competitor, Megan Tibbits, received 50% of America’s vote plus all experts’ votes added to total of 71%.

The West Coast comes in to save a contestant only to have another close battle between America’s Darling and Lisa Punch end with a .09% difference, sending Darling home to Nashville and the Opry based on a virtual tie.

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“This was a great experience for me,” says Sarah Darling. “I am honored to have had the chance to be on the competition show and to have shared my talent with the millions of viewers during my two live performances. I have earned a new legion of fans and that is exciting for me.”

Sarah Darling will be making an announcement next week on more things to come.
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Lady Antebellum's "747" Lands On 9/30!

Press ReleasesLady Antebellum's "747" Lands On 9/30!

Seven-time GRAMMY winning trio Lady Antebellum announced today that their fifth studio album 747 will land in stores on Sept. 30. The album’s sultry lead single “Bartender” is already soaring up the country charts to become one of their fastest rising singles. Nathan Chapman co-produced the 11-song disc with Lady A for the Capitol Records Nashville release.

“We unanimously knew that our album title had to be 747,” said Lady A’s Hillary Scott. “The track itself has this pushing, driving spirit about it that sums up our attitude right now. We are pushing ourselves as a band and as songwriters…taking ourselves out of our comfort zone and not taking ourselves too seriously. There's an urgency and an energy to it that we've never released before."

“We are so ready to get this music out,” continued Charles Kelley. “To get the reaction we’ve gotten from ‘Bartender’ has only made us more fired up about the rest of these songs!”

“We had the opportunity to write with some new songwriters and really dig for outside songs that were songs we wish we’d written,” added Dave Haywood. “As we took them into the studio, we changed our approach and challenged ourselves to try some new things that were outside of what we’d done before."

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