Nashville News: Thursday, 8/4
Kix Brooks will put out his first cookbook, Cookin’ It With Kix: The Art of Celebrating and the Fun of Outdoor Cooking,
later this month. The book has more than 100 recipes -- including family recipes highlighting his Louisiana heritage -- as well as personal stories.
The book comes out on August 30th.
Eric Church's Highway to Home furniture collection is finally available.
The collection runs from rustic to traditional to contemporary, and reflects Eric's life. He says, “This is more about a
lifestyle, shared experiences and memories than it is about wood, fabric and springs. It is truly about the experiences
that make up our lives and building our home around those experiences and memories.”
A portion of the proceeds from thecollection will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation through Eric's Chief
Cares foundation. Check out the collection on Eric's website.
Nashville News: Wednesday, 8/3
Dierks Bentley wants his fans to know just how many people it took to launch the Black album and his Somewhere
on a Beach tour. Billboard helped him compile 125 brief video interviews into the visual diary, Behind Black: The Anatomy
of the Album and Tour.
The diary includes interviews with his kids, his wife, his record label, his tour buddies and other members of the music
community, all sharing stories about Dierks, the making of the album and his career.
On August 12th the album will be released on vinyl for the first time.
The Band Perry wants to make it clear: They never left country music.
Over the last few months, rumors have been circulating that they were pulling up their country stakes and going to pop.
But that never was the case. To make the point, they wrote "Comeback Kid" -- a song they say addresses those rumors.
And to show that the band is tighter than ever, Kimberly has dyed her hair brown as a show of solidarity with her brothers
Neil and Reid.
A new album isn't expected until next year.
Nashville News: Tuesday, 8/2
Eric Church is busy celebrating another number one, after "Record Year" reached the top of the Mediabase
country charts this week. This is the second single to be released from his most recent album,Mr. Misunderstood.
This is Eric’s sixth time at the top of the charts, including his collaboration with Keith Urban on “Raise Em Up,” also
“Talladega,” “Give Me Back My Hometown,” “Springsteen,” and “Drink in My Hand.”
Cole Swindell has landed an enviable gig -- he'll be sitting on the judges panel at this year's Miss America Pageant.
Cole says, "Knowing how hard the contestants must work to get there, I'm looking forward to helping one of them
become Miss America!"
The 2017 Miss America Pageant takes place on September 11th in Atlantic City.
Nashville News: Monday, 8/1
David Nail launches hisFighter headling tour on September 7th in Wisconsin.
He'll play 18 dates before wrapping things up with a free show at Stephen F. Austin University in Texas on
Just ahead of his tour, David has launched his fan club, Nail Nation. Members get special perks like meet-and-greet opportunities and access to tickets before they go on sale.
For 27 years, the Oak Ridge Boys have brought the holiday spirit to cities throughout the U.S. Once again, the Country
Music Hall of Famers will embark on their annual Christmas Tour in 2016.
The band’s 2016 Christmas Celebration Tour kicks off Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 22. The tour includes stops in 16
states, and has the band performing in several states more than once. They will be at the Akron Civic Theatre on