Music News - Country


chris-young-062016.jpg Chris Young has announced the Losing Sleep Tour, which kicks off in January 2018. Kane Brown and Lanco will join him on select dates. "I'm so excited. It's going to be the biggest tour I've ever done," Young tells The Boot. "It's more buses and more trucks than I've ever had out there. We're doing bigger rooms than I've ever played."

keith-urban-062316.jpg Keith Urban is the latest addition to the lineup of the Country Rising benefit concert. Urban joins a lineup that includes George Strait, Sam Hunt, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, as well as Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, and Chris Stapleton.

johnycash-081716.jpg The City of Folsom, California has opened a new section of their Johnny Cash Trail. The walking trail pays tribute to the country legend who made the city famous for his song about its legendary prison and his various live performances at that prison. A first section of the trail had previously opened and includes 2.5-miles (4-kilometer) of hiking trail.

BrantleyGilbert-062416.jpg Brantley Gilbert has revealed a string of U.S. tour dates. The run is set to kick off on February 1 in Worcester, Massachusetts at the DCU Center and will continue on through May 12 in Erie, Pennsylvania at the Erie Insurance Arena. The run has been dubbed The Ones That Like Me tour and he said: "I want[ed] to call [this tour] something that speaks to what this tour is . . ."

kacey-070616.jpg Kacey Musgraves and her fiancée Ruston Kelly tied the knot over the weekend at a ceremony in Tennessee, her reps have confirmed to People.

taylorswift-081717.jpg A select few Taylor Swift fans in London were treated to an advanced preview of her new album Reputation at a secret listening party Friday evening.

keith-urban-062316.jpg Keith Urban has been announced as one of the featured speakers at the 2018 South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. The 2018 SXSW Conference and Festival runs from March 9-18. Industry professionals and music fans can register to attend beginning October 20. Additional keynote and featured speakers will be announced in November.

ladyant-061316.jpg Lady Antebellum will headline the 10th annual Musicians on Call concert in Nashville. The show will take place at City Winery. The show will be hosted by Bobby Bones and benefit presenting sponsor National Geographic's Bedside Performance Programs that serve veterans across the country.

garth-brooks-070916.jpg Garth Brooks has announced that his final World Tour stop in the Northeast will take place in Newark, New Jersey. Brooks and wife Trisha Yearwood will perform at Newark's Prudential Center on December 2 at 7:30pm.

MirandaLambert-11317.jpg Miranda Lambert's collaboration with Green Day is set to appear on the band's forthcoming new Greatest Hits collection. The new disk, humbly titled Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band, will feature the track "Ordinary World," which appeared on Green Day's most recent studio effort Revolution Radio.

temptrace-062916.jpg Trace Adkins has signed a new booking and management deal with United Talent Agency. The deal will bring new representation to Adkins worldwide in all aspects of his career and will come in addition to his representation by manager Greg Baker.

taylorswift-081717.jpg Taylor Swift is expanding her empire with a new iPhone app, 'The Swift Line,' which is set to be released later this year. Swift is working with mobile-games developer Glu Mobile on the new project.

JasonAldean-092117.jpg Jason Aldean has returned to the stage for the first time since the mass shooting in Las Vegas. The terror attack occurred during Aldean's set at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on the Las Vegas strip and he was the headliner of the event. His return show took place at the BOK Center in Tulsa and found the star defiant and committed to his fans after the tragic attack.

KennyRogers-011317.jpg Kenny Rogers is getting his very own star on Nashville's Walk of Fame. The induction ceremony, which takes place on October 24 at Walk of Fame Park, is free and open to the public. The following day, on October 25, Rogers music and career will be honored during "All in for the Gambler: Kenny Rogers' Farewell Concert Celebration."

imge2-062716.jpg Dustin Lynch has selected "I'd Be Jealous Too" as his next single. The track is pulled from his most recent release Current Mood and is set to impact country radio on October 23. On the track, he says that some women are inevitably worthy of a full bar's attention.

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