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Gospel and country music legends The Oak Ridge Boys to release all-new recording on May 26, 2015

Filed: May 22nd


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Gospel and country music legends The Oak Ridge Boys to release all-new recording on May 26, 2015

I spent much of my today listening to the new album from The Oak Ridge Boys. The CD is “Rock of Ages,” the 15 songs are the all hymns and gospel favorites. The sound is unmistakably The Oak Ridge Boys. I received the following press release about the new CD, but couldn’t just share that […]

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Contest: Win tickets to attend 3rd annual Hometown Throwdown, with headliner Chuck Wicks, hosted by Brinley Addington

Filed: May 22nd


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Contest:  Win tickets to attend 3rd annual Hometown Throwdown, with headliner Chuck Wicks, hosted by Brinley Addington

Hard to believe a whole year has gone by since Northeast Tennessee residents, along with visitors from Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina, had an opportunity to attend the 2nd annual Hometown Throwdown in Kingsport, Tenn. This event is hosted each year by singer/songwriter Brinley Addington. Brinley is a Kingsport native, now residing in Nashville. […]

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Kristian Bush kicks off International Military Tour on Memorial Day

Filed: May 20th


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Kristian Bush kicks off International Military Tour on Memorial Day

Platinum-selling country star and Streamsound recording artist Kristian Bush is teaming up with Armed Forces Entertainment, MWR, and Stars for Stripes for a special two-week long military tour of U.S. military bases in Japan. Bush will kick off the tour by headlining a special Memorial Day Concert on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Oahu, Hawaii, […]

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Lee Greenwood and Trace Adkins welcome military personnel to Grand Ole Opry

Filed: May 20th


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Lee Greenwood and Trace Adkins welcome military personnel to Grand Ole Opry

We love social media! And, we love it even more when our friends like Lee Greenwood take the time to post pictures on their Facebook page, just to let all their fans know what they have been up to.  This morning, Lee posted the photo above to his Facebook page, with the caption “What a […]

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Kelsea Ballerini released debut album THE FIRST TIME on May 18, 2015

Filed: May 20th


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Kelsea Ballerini released debut album THE FIRST TIME on May 18, 2015

Black River Entertainment recording artist Kelsea Ballerini has been counting down to the release of her debut album THE FIRST TIME, on Monday (5/18) and will celebrate this week with a national media blitz across several platforms, including performing her Top10-and-rising smash “Love Me Like You Mean It” (Ballerini, Whitehead, Kerr, Carpenter). “I feel like […]

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Lee Greenwood and Trace Adkins welcome military personnel to Grand Ole Opry


We love social media! And, we love it even more when our friends like Lee Greenwood take the time to post pictures on their Facebook page, just to let all their fans know what they have been up to.  This morning, Lee posted the photo above to his Facebook page, with the caption “What a […]

New single from Craig Campbell now at country radio


BBR Music Group/RED BOW Records’ Craig Campbell joined forces with The Bobby Bones Show yesterday morning (5/19), for the exclusive world premiere of his highly-anticipated new single, “Tomorrow Tonight.” Released just in time for summer, the up-tempo love tune was written by Campbell, along with Justin Wilson and Vicky McGehee. “It encompasses all of what […]

The Swon Brothers Receive Their First CMT Music Awards Nomination!


Arista Nashville recording duo, The Swon Brothers, have received their very first CMT Music Awards nomination for “Duo Video of The Year” for their music video “Later On.”  (Vote here) Directed by Roman White, “Later On” showcases live performances from the Swons and spotlights the brothers’ charming and fun-loving personalities. There never seems to be […]

Florida Georgia Line expands Tree Vibez Music, signs new talent


Brian Kelley, Drew Castleberry, Jimmy Deeghan, and Tyler Hubbard Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tree Vibez Music Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard celebrated the signing of two gifted songwriters yesterday (5/14) to their newly formed publishing company Tree Vibez Music. Drew Castleberry and Jimmy Deeghan join the budding roster, which includes emerging talent […]

Randy Houser and Eckrich surprise military family with free groceries for a year


As part of his continuing partnership with Eckrich and Operation Homefront, chart-topping singer/songwriter Randy Houser made time during his May 14 tour stop in Boise, Idaho to meet with Army veteran Corporal Aaron Woods and his family and surprise them with one year of free groceries at Albertsons, courtesy of Eckrich. Houser, who just released […]

Haley & Michaels marry in Northern California


I have been following Haley & Michael’s career since I saw them in Nashville back in February, 2013 [first concert review]. I was excited when they let us all know, via Facebook, that they were engaged. And even more excited when we all found out on Facebook that they are now married. After changing their […]

Forty Years of Untold Stories and Adventures in new book, On The Road with The Oak Ridge Boys


Back in 2007, my mother-in-law bought me a book for Christmas. The book was G.I. Joe & Lillie: Remembering a Life of Love and Loyalty. The author was Joseph S. Bonsall. We all call him Joe. I think that was the reason she bought me the book. She knew I was a fan of The […]

New music from Adrian Duffy & The Mayo Brothers to release May 25, 2015


We got word recently that Adrian Duffy & The Mayo Brothers are about to send us some new music. They have a new album, United We Fall, scheduled for release on May 25, 2015. This is going to be an easy one for Country’s Chatter to review. We have been fans since the the opening […]

Tim McGraw fans have a lot to look forward to


How would you like to see Tim McGraw on television?  You’re going to get your chance. Tim has signed on to star in a new drama series for TNT. The show is called “Robbers”. And, Tim will also be the executive producer on this project. The show is based on Christopher Cook’s 2009 novel, and […]

Frankie Ballard provides tune for new film, Hot Pursuit


Warner Bros. Records recording artist Frankie Ballard is getting his first cinematic moment in the new film “Hot Pursuit.” The film starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara opens Friday and features an extended musical moment for Ballard’s bluesy anthem “Drinky Drink” from his 2014 critically-praised album SUNSHINE & WHISKEY. The film placement is the latest […]