Grand Ole Opry Heads Downtown for CMA Music Festival

The Grand Ole Opry will head to the middle of the action during CMA Music Festival June 6-9 with a benefit auction, artist signings, an Opry performance and more, all in the heart of downtown Nashville. The Fifth Annual Guitars of the Stars Benefit Auction will take place June 6 at 5:00 p.m. at the [...] Read More

Jason Aldean, Guy Clark, Blake Shelton & More Announced as ACM Awards Off-Camera Winners

Today, the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, due to time constraints. The ceremony will be telecast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8 p.m. live ET/delayed [...] Read More

Red Simpson Honored as Poet and Prophet

Red Simpson, songwriter and Bakersfield Sound architect, will take center stage of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s quarterly series, Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters, which pays tribute to songwriters who have made significant contributions to country music history. Hosted by museum editor Michael Gray, the program will take place February 23 [...] Read More

Alan Jackson Awarded for Taking His Music Abroad

Country stars are waiting anxiously for the winners of Sunday’s ACM Awards to be announced, but Alan Jackson has already picked up an off camera award. He was named the recipient of the ACM’s Jim Reeves International Award, which is given to an individual for outstanding contributions to the acceptance of country music throughout the [...] Read More

Riders In The Sky’s Woody Paul to Be Inducted Into National Fiddler Hall of Fame

Woody Paul, lead singer/musician of Riders In The Sky, has been selected as one of the 2012 inductees into the National Fiddler Hall of Fame. The Induction gala will take place on Saturday, April 14 at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Riders In The Sky will perform as headliners during the celebration. Known as “King [...] Read More