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Story Behind the Song: Chris Bandi, 'Man Enough Now'

The Boot News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:28

"I got really lucky ..."

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Pam Tillis Applauds Artists Who Stretch Genre Boundaries: 'I Think It Makes Our Format Richer'

The Boot News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:08

Loretta Lynn and Linda Ronstadt might not be fans of today's genre-blending kind of country, but Pam Tillis can appreciate the new stuff.

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Tyler Childers Calls on Hometown Hero Ricky Skaggs at Ryman Auditorium Show [WATCH]

The Boot News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 11:19

Childers rounded up some of Lawrence County, Ky.'s finest musical exports for his Saturday night (Feb. 15) Ryman Auditorium show.

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Remember When Jason Aldean's Wife, Brittany Kerr, Auditioned for 'American Idol'?

Taste of Country News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 11:10

Long before she was Jason's wife and a mom, Brittany was an NBA dancer auditioning for American Idol!

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Carly Pearce: 'Age Is an Asset'

The Boot News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 10:43

"I used to think it was not an asset," she admits.

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LeAnn Rimes Delivers Stunning Rendition of Billie Eilish's 'When the Party's Over'

Taste of Country News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 10:32

The party is just getting started with this stunning rendition.

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Marty Stuart & The Steve Miller Band Announce Dual Tour

Saving Country Music - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 10:32
Reprising a touring concept that was first dreamed up in 2019 that seemed a little offbeat but worked very well according to attendees, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives will be joining The Steve Miller Band out on tour in 2020. Comedian and musician Gary Mule Deer will also play a supporting role on the tour.
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Rascal Flatts Add Dates, Opening Acts to 2020 Farewell Tour

Taste of Country News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:11

Chris Lane and Chase Rice are among the opening acts.

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Rascal Flatts Extends Farewell Tour With 11 New Dates

Nash Daily News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 08:47

Goodbyes are hard.

Country trio Rascal Flatts—comprised of Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney—revealed they are extending their Rascal Flatts Farewell: Life Is a Highway Tour with 11 new dates.

After announcing an initial run of 25 dates, including stops in Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta and more, Rascal Flatts will make 11 additional stops in Kansas City, New Orleans, Nashville and more. Tickets for the new dates go on sale on Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. local time.

In additional, Rascal Flatts shared that they will be inviting special guests Chris Lane, Chase Rice, Avenue Beat, Caylee Hammack, King Calaway, Matt Stell and Rachel Wammack to join them on select dates across the run.

Rascal Flatts Farewell: Life Is a Highway Tour (new dates in bold)

June 11 | Indianapolis, IN | Ruoff Music Center
June 12 | Detroit, MI | DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 13 | Cincinnati, OH | Riverbend Music Center
June 25 | Chicago, IL | Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
June 27 | Pittsburgh, PA | S&T Bank Music Park
July 17 | Rogers, AR | Walmart AMP
July 18 | Dallas, TX | Dos Equis Pavilion
July 23 | St. Louis, MO | Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
July 24 | Southaven, MS | BankPlus Amphitheater
July 25 | Kansas City, MO | Sprint Center
July 31 | Welch, MN | Treasure Island Casino Amphitheater
Aug. 1 | Omaha, NE | CHI Health Center
Aug. 2 | Dubuque, IA | Q Casino
Aug. 20 | New Orleans, LA | Smoothie King Center**
Aug. 21 | Brandon, MS | Brandon Amp
Aug. 22 | Birmingham, AL | Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Sept. 3 | Toronto, ON | Budweiser Stage
Sept. 4 | Cleveland, OH | Blossom Music Center
Sept. 5 | Buffalo, NY | Darien Lake Amphitheater
Sept. 10 | Raleigh, NC | Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Sept. 11 | Virginia Beach, VA | Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
Sept. 12 | Washington, DC | Jiffy Lube Live
Sept. 17 | Wantagh, NY | Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Sept. 18 | Boston, MA | Xfinity Center
Sept. 19 | Holmdel, NJ | PNC Bank Arts Center
Sept. 25 | Columbus, OH | Nationwide Arena
Oct. 1 | Mountain View, CA | Shoreline Amphitheatre
Oct. 2 | San Diego, CA | North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Oct. 3 | Irvine, CA | FivePoint Amphitheatre
Oct. 7 | Denver, CO | Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Oct. 9 | Albuquerque, NM | Isleta Amphitheater
Oct. 10 | Phoenix, AZ | Ak|Chin Pavilion
Oct. 15 | Atlanta, GA | Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Oct. 16 | Tampa, FL | MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Oct. 17 | West Palm Beach, FL | Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Oct. 30 | Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena

**On sale date to be announced

photo by NCD

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Josh Kelley, 'Love Her Boy' [Exclusive Premiere]

The Boot News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 08:00

Kelley's idea for "Love Her Boy" arose as he was reading a book on wordplay, and it evolved into a song alongside co-writer and fellow singer Brett Kissel.

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19 Years Ago: Brad Paisley Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry

The Boot News - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 07:37

On Feb. 17, 2001, Paisley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.

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Natalie Maines Teases Dixie Chicks Fans With 'Gaslighter' Preview [WATCH]

The Boot News - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 21:30

The Dixie Chicks are working on a "Gaslighter" music video!

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'American Idol': Nepalese Singer Arthur Gunn Wows Luke Bryan

Taste of Country News - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 21:13

Bryan was so wowed by this singer's Creedence Clearwater Revival cover that he asked him on the spot to open for him on tour.

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'American Idol': Alabama-Based Garbage Man Charms With Rascal Flatts Cover

Taste of Country News - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 20:36

Doug Kiker had never performed before an audience in his life, but wowed with "Bless the Broken Road."

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Luke Bryan Is Worrying 'American Idol' Contestants With His 'Focus Face'

The Boot News - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 17:27

Bryan is generally a friendly, positive guy, but some 'American Idol' contestants have gotten the wrong impression.

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Jamie Lynn Spears' Daughter Injured in Recess Accident

Taste of Country News - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 15:22

Eleven-year-old Maddie is fine, just appears she won't be exercising her wrist for a little while!

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Maren Morris, Kane Brown + More Country Stars Rejected By 'American Idol' [PICTURES]

The Boot News - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 14:58

Can you imagine turning down some of country music's most well-known names for a spot in a singing competition?

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Top 5 George Jones and Tammy Wynette Duets

The Boot News - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 14:33

Is your favorite on the list?

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