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“Larry’s Country Diner” Serves Up A Heapin-Helpin’ of Country Music Favorites

“Larry’s Country Diner” Serves Up A Heapin-Helpin’ of Country Music Favorites

December’s Menu Promises a Lip-Smackin’, Toe-Tappin’ Spontaneous Good Time at RFD’s Top-Rated Show Nashville, TN – There may only be eighteen tables at “Larry’s Country Diner,” but it services 1.4 million people each and every month as one of the top-rated shows on the RFD television network.  The diner is not your ordinary restaurant, but rather a unique down-home variety show that in just over two short years has become a favorite “eatery” of country fans everywhere.  Sure, patrons who visit the diner will get a hot meal of southern-fare, but the cornbread and black-eyed peas only complement the heapin’ helpin’ of country music performances served up by the stars of yesterday and today. Past guests include Bill Anderson, John […]

Eric Church’s Chart-Topping “Chief” Earns Grammy Nomination for Best Country Album

Eric Church’s Chart-Topping “Chief” Earns Grammy Nomination for Best Country Album

Nashville, TN — EMI Records Nashville’s Eric Church’s chart-topping album, CHIEF, which was released on July 26, 2011 and features his latest Top 10 and climbing single, “Drink In My Hand,” as well as the Top 15 “Homeboy,” has earned Church his first GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards. “The GRAMMYs are the ultimate honor for any recording artist.  It’s very cool that they recognized CHIEF in what I feel is the most coveted category,” shares Church.  “I got into the music business because of great records and the feelings they imparted on my heart.  I’ve poured everything I am into making those kinds of albums, and I am very thankful for this nod.” […]

Tootsie’s Birthday Bash Draws Record Crowd

Tootsie’s Birthday Bash Draws Record Crowd

Kid Rock, The Kentucky Headhunters, The McClymonts, and The Roys bring musical diversity to downtown Broadway Nashville, TN – Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Music City’s legendary honky-tonk, celebrated their 51st Birthday in downtown Nashville last week with the help from Kid Rock, The Kentucky Headhunters, The McClymonts, and The Roys.  The party started at noon on November 23rd, with performances running into 1:30 am on Thanksgiving Day!   “It’s cool to be celebrating their birthday party with them; I like parties and seem to excel in that type of atmosphere,” commented Kid Rock on the event. Tootsie’s is known to have been used as a “green room” to some of the greatest Opry stars including Patsy Cline, Hank Williams and Ernest […]

Country Super Group Sawyer Brown Teaming Up With Compassion International

Country Super Group Sawyer Brown Teaming Up With Compassion International

High Intensity Performers Focusing Energy on Ending Child Poverty Nashville, TN — High energy country super group Sawyer Brown hopes to bring Compassion to their fans.  The group is joining forces with world-renowned child advocacy organization, Compassion International, to fight global child poverty. “I always want to be a good steward of the many blessings God has given me,” explains Mark Miller, lead singer for Sawyer Brown.  “Being involved with Compassion International will give me the opportunity to give back.” Sawyer Brown hopes to inspire its fans to sponsor children through Compassion International.  The Group will also travel into the field with Compassion in early 2012, to see first-hand, the work they are a part of with Compassion International. Sawyer […]

Louise Harrison To Discuss The Early Years of The Beatles and The Beatles With Tony Sheridan: First Recordings: 50th Anniversary Edition

Louise Harrison To Discuss The Early Years of The Beatles and The Beatles With Tony Sheridan: First Recordings: 50th Anniversary Edition

2-CD Set This Week on CBS Early Show, NPR’s The Takeaway, VH1 Classic Rock Nights with Eddie Webb, SiriusXM, And More New York, NY — Louise Harrison will travel to New York this week to promote the recent release of THE BEATLES WITH TONY SHERIDAN: FIRST RECORDINGS: 50th Anniversary Edition and share her memories of The Beatles and her brother, George.  An integral part of the band’s breakthrough in America, where she had been living when the group released their first single, Louise is credited with working tirelessly to get their song played on American radio for the first time.  Her interviews in New York with media outlets including the CBS Early Show, NPR program The Takeaway, VH1’s Classic Rock […]

Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree Announces Stellar Holiday Season Line-Up

Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree Announces Stellar Holiday Season Line-Up

Mel Tillis, Leona Williams, George Hamilton IV, Dianne Sherrill & Jett Williams to Host December Shows Nashville, TN – Traditional country music fans have the opportunity to enjoy a stellar line-up this December at the Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree, which broadcasts LIVE from the landmark Texas Troubadour Theatre (2416 Music Valley Drive, Nashville) every Saturday night beginning at midnight.  December’s hosts will include Mel Tillis, Leona Williams, George Hamilton IV, Dianne Sherril and Jett Williams. Admission to these shows are FREE and many artists typically stick around after the show to sign autographs in the lobby.  For visitors and natives of Nashville alike, an evening at the Midnite Jamboree provides up-close and intimate performances by legendary artists, as well a […]

Nashville’s Parallel Music Publishing Signs Its First Songwriter

Nashville’s Parallel Music Publishing Signs Its First Songwriter

  Nashville, TN  — Parallel Music Publishing is proud to introduce Blake Chaffin as the first songwriter signed to its Nashville roster.  Chaffin joined Parallel earlier this month and is already cranking out potential hit songs for the company. “To have someone believe in you is incredible,” Chaffin says of his new opportunity.  “This is a dream come true and I can’t wait to see what’s next.” Chaffin, a graduate of Kansas State University, moved to Music City in 2002 and began learning the craft of songwriting.  He has written or co-written dozens of songs and has had artists consider recording some of them.  “Yes, it took 9 years to land this writing deal,” Chaffin admits, “but I wouldn’t change […]

Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, Toby Keith, and Blake Shelton Headliners For Wisconsin Country Thunder Festival

Jason Aldean, Big & Rich, Toby Keith, and Blake Shelton Headliners For Wisconsin Country Thunder Festival

Twin Lakes, WI – When Country Thunder rolls around on July 19-22, 2012, it will mark the 20th anniversary of the premiere camping, music and entertainment festival, and now … the long anticipated line-up announcement has arrived! Headlining Thursday night is multi-platinum duo Big & Rich who’s raucous-raising performance will be the perfect way to kick off the 4-day festival extravaganza. Comprised of Kenny Alphin and The Celebrity Apprentice winner John Rich, the duo has garnered multiple GRAMMY, ACM, CMA and CMT Music Award nominations. Their hits include their infectious smash-hit singles, “Fake ID,” “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” as well as “Comin’ to Your City,” “8th of November” and “Lost in this Moment.” Joining Big & Rich on […]

ECU Men’s Golf Inks Three For 2012

ECU Men’s Golf Inks Three For 2012

GREENVILLE, N.C. Dec. 1, 2011 – Josh Chandler (Washington, N.C.), Jacob Hicks (Mebane, N.C.) and Trevor Times (Williamsburg, Va.) each signed a National Letter-of-Intent with East Carolina during the early signing period and will begin competing for the Pirates beginning in fall 2012 announced head men’s golf coach Press McPhaul Thursday. “This class represents the nucleus of our 2012 recruiting class,” McPhaul said. “This group of young men will be vital to helping us attain our goal of being an annual fixture at the NCAA Championships.” Chandler is a seven-time Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League Champion and winner of the 2008 Coastal Plains Junior Amateur Championship. “It is good to have a homegrown young man in our program,” McPhaul […]

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Popular Country’s Family Reunion to Air New Special This Weekend – “Gettin’ Together”

Popular Country’s Family Reunion to Air New Special This Weekend – “Gettin’ Together”

Tune In to See Country Music’s Legendary Family Reunite and Reminisce Nashville, TN – Will the circle be unbroken? If “Country’s Family Reunion” has anything to do with documenting the stories and songs of country music’s legendary family, it will remain firmly, and enjoyably, intact.  Since 1997,Gabriel Communications has been bringing artists together into one room to reunite and reminisce about their careers, perform signature songs and share stories while the cameras roll.  The result has been pure magic, leading to popular TV airings and successful DVD sales leaving country fans clamoring for more.  Portions of the latest Reunion installment, “Getting Together,” will air this weekend on RFD-TV (America’s Most Important Rural Network) at the following times: Friday, December 2, […]