Kix Brooks, Trace Adkins Honor the Troops

Kix Brooks, Trace Adkins and Buddy Jewell are among the latest acts taking time from their schedules to honor the soldiers who put their lives on the line for their country. Kix is in the midst of a Middle East tour, Buddy just headed out with with a package of country singers that will visit four countries, and Trace is set to appear on a TV special with a military theme before his own USO journey. Not that it’s anything unusual for country acts. Among the artists who’ve lent themselves to the USO in the past are Toby Keith, Neal McCoy, Chely Wright, Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler and the Zac Brown Band. Here’s what some of country’s stars are doing with the USO: Read More

Toby Keith Readies All-American Fourth

The city of Boston was an important site in the course of the Revolutionary War, when Paul Revere rode through the streets to warn his neighbors that the British were coming. This Sunday, the city gets invaded by an American friend, Toby Keith, who’s on tap to perform at the Hatch Shell near the Charles River for the CBS special “Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular.” It’s a little different way to spend Independence Day for Toby, who usually observes the holiday with his family in Oklahoma. Read More

Chely Wright, Bucky Covington, Justin Moore Raise Money at Reading, Writing & Rhythm Event

Chely Wright’s 10th Annual Reading, Writing and Rhythm benefit concert, held at TPAC’s James Polk Theater in Nashville on June 8, 2010 during the CMA Music Festival, raised thousands of dollars for local Kingston Springs Elementary School, which was devastated by flood waters. The concert also donated over one ton of food to Second Harvest [...] Read More