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  • New Season of Nashville Coming to Thursdays in January on CMT
    It’s the news #Nashies have been waiting for! The fifth season of Nashville will kick off with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Nashville is set against the backdrop of the city’s music scene and follows Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes. Both women face personal and professional challenges as they... […]
  • Alan Jackson’s Good Time Bar Coming to Nashville’s Lower Broadway
    Another Alan Jackson business is coming to Nashville’s Lower Broadway. Already a partner in the popular Acme Feed & Seed at 101 Broadway, Jackson has bought the 6,000-square-foot property formerly known as the Wheel and has plans to reopen the space at 421 Broadway as his new honky-tonk called Alan Jackson’s Good Time Bar. Renovations... […]
  • Zac Brown on Family’s Road Life
    There’s a song — an outstanding song — on Zac Brown Band’s You Get What You Give album from 2010. It’s called “I Play the Road.” It’s about life in a touring band, but it’s a little more poetic than other similar songs, especially in the mostly-acappella bridge where one of Brown’s four daughters questions... […]
  • Keith Urban Celebrates “Break on Me” With Writers Ross Copperman, Jon Nite
    Well-wishers from all over Music Row joined Keith Urban Monday afternoon (Aug. 22) at Jack White’s Third Man Records complex in Nashville to toast Ross Copperman and Jon Nite, the writers of Urban’s recent No. 1 single, “Break on Me.” Celebrants stood shoulder to shoulder in a room that appeared to have been decorated by... […]
  • Alabama Honored as Country Music Hall of Fame Reception Heralds New Exhibit
    The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum heralded the opening of its Alabama: Song of the South exhibit with an elegant reception for several hundred guests Monday evening (Aug. 22). The gathering was held in the high-ceilinged sixth-floor event hall that looks out on Nashville’s ever-changing skyline. The guests of honor were Alabama’s founding... […]

RSS National News

  • Obama: 'We are heartbroken'
    President Barack Obama will touch down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday to tour the flood-ravaged city that quickly became a political football.
  • Next problem for flood-ravaged Louisiana
    The next blow to hit Louisiana after the flood waters recede could be residents deciding they have no choice but to leave.
  • Why don't more storms get names?
    In the United States, hurricanes are the only kinds of storms that get a name. Andrew, Katrina Ivan, Sandy. Other major storms -- tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and blizzards -- aren't as special. The recent flooding in Louisiana caused damage on the level of a hurricane, but the storm had no name.
  • How to help Louisiana flood victims
    Southern Louisiana was hit hard by deadly, historic flooding on top of the record floods the state suffered earlier this year.

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