650 AM WSM to Release Live From The Archives June 25

For the first time in its 87 year history, 650 AM WSM will release a compilation of live, in-studio performances by renowned artists and songwriters on June 25. Live From The Archives of 650 AS WSM – Volume One will be available on CD, digitally, and as a limited edition two-jacket vinyl release. “A station [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: No. 9 – ABC’s Nashville Showcases Music City & Country Music

In May, The Hollywood Reporter reported that ABC had picked up the pilot of the music industry drama series Nashville. Largely filmed in Nashville, the primetime show stars Hayden Panettiere as breakout country star Juliette Barnes and Connie Britton as Rayna James, 40-year-old superstar and mother of two who is forced to tour with Juliette [...] Read More

Eli Young Band’s Music Featured In Opening Scene of Nashville

ABC’s Nashville debuted Wednesday, October 10 and opened with Eli Young Band’s No. 1 hit “Even If It Breaks Your Heart.” Filmed entirely in Nashville, the show stars Hayden Panettiere as rising star Juliette Barnes and Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, a superstar who’s spotlight is fading. Sights in the first episode of Nashville included [...] Read More

Lisa Marie Presley to Make Grand Ole Opry Debut

Lisa Marie Presley will make her Grand Ole Opry debut on August 21. Lisa Marie’s latest album, the Americana release Storm & Grace, is her debut on Universal Republic/XIX Recordings. The project was produced by Grammy-winner T Bone Burnett. Lisa Marie’s father, Elvis Presley, made his one and only Opry appearance on October 2, 1954 [...] Read More

September Events at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

Football, cooking and benefits are on the agenda for the month of September at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. On September 9, the new Hank Williams Jr. Monday Night Football Spotlight Exhibit opened. Each year, Hank Jr. records a new version of his Monday Night Football theme song and stars in the [...] Read More