Bluebird Cafe Founder Amy Kurland to Receive Mentor Award

Amy Kurland, founder of the legendary Bluebird Café, will be presented with the Frances Williams Preston Mentor Award during the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on October 13. The Mentor Award is presented each year to a dedicated individual who has nurtured songwriters and helped them master the art of songwriting. [...] Read More

Gary Allan To Headline 2012 Country Throwdown Tour

Gary Allan will headline the third annual Country Throwdown Tour, joined by Josh Thompson, Eric Paslay, and Sunny Sweeney. The tour will run through 20 cities, kicking off in Gulfport, Mississippi on May 18. Rodney Atkins will join the tour June 1-30 and Justin Moore will play dates May 18-17. “I’ve always been a fan [...] Read More

BBQ, Irish Jigs & Weddings on the Country Throwdown Tour

We are now officially seven stops into The Country Throwdown Tour! As this traveling music circus makes its way across the country, everyone is finding their groove out here on the road and really get to know each other. This past week we hit Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and Indianapolis – rain or shine, The Country [...] Read More

Country Throwdown Tour Donates Money to Nashville Flood Victims

In light of the recent devastation in Nashville, the Country Throwdown Tour and its artists are lending a hand to the local residents in need. Country Throwdown artists are coming forward to help in a collective way. As of today, main stage headliners Montgomery Gentry, Jack Ingram, Eric Church, Eli Young Band and Bluebird Café Tent [...] Read More