Tim McGraw will kick off his 2008 tour this Spring – without Faith Hill. After two tours with Faith, Tim will go solo this year. Unfortunately for Tim’s fans, his ’08 Live Your Voice Tour won’t get any closer to our area than Charlotte, N.C. That concert, with opening acts, Jason Aldean and Halfway to Hazard, will take place May 16. Anyone planning to head to Charlotte for that big event needs to get their tickets early.
Jack Ingram, who performed last year at our Appalachian Fair in Gray, has been nominated for two CMT awards this year. “Gunpowder and Lead”, from the CMT Cross Country with Miranda Lambert, got him the nomination for Performance of the Year. His “Measure of a Man” video has been nominated for Wide Open Country Video of the Year.
While on the subject of CMT awards, “High Maintenance Woman,” has been nominated for three awards – Male Video of the Year and Comedy Video of the Year for Toby Keith, and Video Director of the Year for Michel Salaman.
Happy Birthday to Travis Tritt, who will be 45 on Feb. 9.
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