Category Archives: Music News

Zac Brown Lays Off 90% Of Employees Due To Covid-19

Zac Brown laid off 90% of his staff this week due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “For the last 15 years, my crew and who I carry with me out on the road to play my shows and do what we do, I’ve had to let go about 90% of my family,” Brown continued. “The people that I…MORE

Legendary Artist Kenny Rogers Has Died

Grammy winning musician and actor Kenny Rogers died Friday night. He was 81. Rogers is best known for hits “The Gambler”, “Lucille” and ”Islands In The Stream”, his duet with Dolly Parton. Read more about Rogers life here.MORE

Live Nation, AEG Halting All Large-Scale Tours In US, Abroad

Live Nation and AEG are suspending all large-scales tours across the US and abroad until April due to coronavirus concerns. The news came in the form of a joint statement from Live Nation, AEG, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), William Morris Endeavor (WME), Paradigm, and United Talent Agency (UTA). They said the cancellations are for the…MORE

Here Are The Concerts And Shows Canceled Or Rebooked Due To Coronavirus

In the wake of fears over Covid-19, the strain of Coronavirus that has medical professionals and governments around the world concerned for the safety and well-being of citizens, many artists and promoters have canceled or rescheduled shows and festivals. Find out which artists and festivals are affected by clicking here.MORE

South By Southwest Music Festival 2020 Canceled Amid Coronavirus Fears

The Austin mayor is so terrified of Coronavirus he has canceled SXSW. The decision comes on the heels of sponsors backing out of the festival, several music festivals in other countries being canceled and major artists canceling tours and appearances. The annual music festival is in it’s 34th year and was scheduled for March 13-22.…MORE

Fulfilling Grand Ole Opry Obligations: Who Did, Who Didn’t In 2019

Membership in the Grand Ole Opry is an honor for Country artists but it also comes with an obligation to play 5-10 performances per year on the Opry stage. So who fulfills their Opry obligation and who doesn’t? Click here to find out which artists keep their commitment and who’s a deadbeat.MORE

Willie Nelson To Release 70th Studio Album, ‘First Rose Of Spring’

Country music legend Willie Nelson is set to release his 70th studio album in late April. On this album, Nelson left the songwriting to others including Randy Houser, Billy Joe Shaver, Toby Keith and Chris Stapleton, just to name a few. Read more about the album and pre-order your copy here.MORE

Marty Stuart, Steve Miller Band To Tour

Their 2019 idea is coming to life. Marty Stuart and his band, The Fabulous Superlatives will hit the road this year with The Steve Miller Band on what they are billing as the ‘Americana Tour’. “Touring with Marty and the Superlatives is inspirational,” says Steve Miller. “This is undoubtedly one of the most talented touring combinations I’ve ever…MORE

Luke Combs, Tyler Childers To Be Featured On Austin City Limits

March 24. That’s the date Tyler Childers will tape his first Austin City Limits appearance while Luke Combs is booked on April 27. Although it’s not as big a deal as being a member of The Grand Ole Opry(Combs has that accomplishment on his resume’), being featured on ACL is certainly a distinct honor. Read…MORE

Johnny Cash Won Big At Super Bowl LIV

The Kansas City Chiefs won the Lombardi trophy in this year’s Super Bowl, but Johnny Cash is the musical performer who received the largest boost in revenue. Find out why here.MORE