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Dee Jay Silver Joins Brad Paisley’s “Beat This Winter” Tour


2014 just got even better for country music’s hottest DJ, RCA Nashville recording artist, Dee Jay Silver. He’s already the first country DJ to be signed by a major Nashville label, and later this week, he’ll be joining Brad Paisley‘s Beat This Winter Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®.

Dee Jay will join Paisley on a dozen dates starting January 10th and running through March 1st. The tour also features special guests Chris Young and Danielle Bradbery, with Silver keeping the crowd’s energy up between sets with his country mixing that is sure to include songs from his debut EP, Country Club.

Dee Jay Silver will be appearing on the following dates:

1/10 Pikeville, KY – Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center
1/11 Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
1/23 Estero, FL – Germain Arena
1/24 Tallahassee, FL – Leon County Civic Center
1/25 Orlando, FL – Amway Center
2/13 Long Island, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
2/14 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
2/15 Manchester, MA – Verizon Wireless Arena
2/22 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
2/27 Ft. Wayne, IN – Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
2/28 Dayton, OH – Ervin J. Nutter Center
3/1  Charleston, WV -  Charleston Civic Center

Brad Paisley to receive Nashville Symphony’s Harmony Award

Brad Paisley. photo credit: Jim Shea.

Congratulations to country superstar Brad Paisley! He’s going to be awarded the Nashville Symphony’s “Harmony Award” this December for his contribution to music and for staying true to artistic vision. Brad will be given the special award December 29th in downtown Nashville’s Schmerhorn Symphony Center during the 29th annual Symphony Ball.

Nashville Symphony CEO and President Alan Valentine had this to say about Brad and the award:

“As one of Country music’s biggest stars, Brad has made a huge impact by staying true to his artistic and personal vision. We can’t think of anyone today more deserving of this award, which over the years has honored the many artists who’ve helped make Nashville the thriving creative capital that it is today. Without a doubt, Brad’s talents and contribution to the music of Nashville have been outstanding.”

Brad will also perform during the award event.



Brad Paisley goes double platinum

Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood. photo credit: Bob D’Amico/ABC.

Congratulations to Brad Paisley and the entire team at Arista Nashville! The country superstar has gone double platinum with his hit duet “Remind Me” with Carrie Underwood. It has been officially certified double platinum by the RIAA for selling more than two million copies digitally since its release.

The single, from Brad’s 2011 “This is Country Music,” was released in February 2011, and was a co-write by Brad with Chris DuBois and Kelley Lovelace. It was a number one Billboard single for the pair.

Brad is out on the road for his “Beat This Summer” tour in support of his brand new album “Wheelhouse.” So far, he’s already played to over 423,000 fans on the tour – with plenty more dates to go! Are you going to be seeing Brad on tour this year?

Brad Paisley gets 22nd number one single!

Brad Paisley. photo credit: Jim Shea.

Congratulations to Brad Paisley and the team at Arista Nashville! He’s earned his twenty-second number one single this week with “Beat This Summer.” The song was included on Rolling Stones’ “Top 10 Summer Songs Actually About Summer” this year.

He’ll be busy this weekend as he hosts a July the 4th radio special appropriately titled “Beat This Summer 4th of July Radio Special.” The hour-long program will feature Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen, and more. Check with your local radio station to see if they’ll be carrying Brad’s radio program.

He’s out on his “Beat this Summer” tour across North America. Brad’s next stops are in Darien Lake, New York on July 12th, and Fort Loramie, Ohio on July 13th. Did you see Brad yet on tour? Are you planning to?

Brad Paisley to join Rolling Stones in Philadelphia

Brad Paisley. photo credit: Jeremy Cowart.

Country music superstar, and one of the top guitarists in music today, Brad Paisley, will join the Rolling Stones at their Tuesday, June 18th headlining date in Philadelphia. He isn’t the first country artist to appear with the rock legends on their current tour: Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow and Carrie Underwood have all performed live at different concerts.

Tickets are still available for the June 18th show featuring Brad through the Wells Fargo Center website.

Brad Paisley returning to Ottawa in October

Brad Paisley.

For the first time since the ill-fated Capital Hoedown, country superstar Brad Paisley will be returning to Ottawa for a headlining date. His “Beat This Summer” tour will take over Scotiabank Place on October 18th with special guests Chris Young and Lee Brice. Tickets range from $30 to $80 before taxes and fees and will go on-sale this Friday, June 7th, at 10 am EST through, or by calling (613) 599-FANS (3267) or by visiting a Capital Tickets outlet in person.

What’s cool and different about Brad’s tour this year is that he’s getting fans to participate in a special light show by downloading a light app to their smartphones. The app is available at, and all you have to do is open the app when Brad hits the stage. Pretty cool!

Will you be going to Brad’s return to Ottawa? Have you seen him on tour yet this year?

DVR Alert: Brad Paisley on Nashville

Brad Paisley. photo credit: Jim Shea.

If you’ve been following ABC’s new hit drama series “Nashville,” you already won’t be missing the season finale on May 22nd. For those who haven’t been tuning in, there’s an even bigger reason to start. Country superstar Brad Paisley will be appearing in the finale episode on May 22nd on ABC. He’ll play himself in a cameo appearance where he will perform alongside show main characters Deacon and Rayna.

It isn’t the first time for the Paisley family. Brad’s wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, had a character that had made multiple appearances throughout the season. Her character was a mistress to Teddy.

Will you be tuning in? Have you been watching the first season of the show?

VIDEO: Brad Paisley & LL Cool J defend Accidental Racist

Brad Paisley. photo credit: Jim Shea.

Country superstar Brad Paisley and his new best friend LL Cool J have no regrets about recording “Accidental Racist.” The track, which appears on Brad’s brand new album “Wheelhouse,” has managed to generate so much controversy the last few days that the pair stopped by Good Morning America to defend their recording.

What people are having issues with is the use of the Confederate Flag in the lyrics, with LL Cool J saying to “forget the iron chains” if you “ignore my gold chains.” The song was written after Brad wore a t-shirt with a Confederate Flag in public, which was meant as a symbol of Lynryd Skynryd fandom, but was taken the wrong way.

The pair are preaching that they are trying to promote love and understanding, not racism. Take a look at their interview with ABC News and let us know what you think – was the song a mistake, or are people taking it the wrong way?

Brad will appear on LL Cool J’s new album.

Brad Paisley’s Wheelhouse available now!

Brad Paisley. photo credit: Jim Shea.

Brad Paisley’s WHEELHOUSE – SPECIAL EDITION is now available at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and digitally on, as well as select online retailers. The Cracker Barrel Old Country Store exclusive special edition album release coincides with Paisley’s wide release of WHEELHOUSE on Arista Nashville. It includes all tracks on WHEELHOUSE as well as three additional never-before-recorded songs for a total of 20 tracks priced at just $11.99. Fans can find out how enter for a chance to win a trip to California to see Brad Paisley in concert by visiting for complete details. Also, a limited number of WHEELHOUSE-SPECIAL EDITION autographed albums will be available for purchase at

The songs “Only Way She’ll Stay,”“She Never Really Got Over Him,” and a special acoustic version of the current #15 Billboard hit, “Beat This Summer,” are the exclusive bonus tracks found on WHEELHOUSE – SPECIAL EDITION. Special guests from multiple musical genres joined Paisley in the studio when recording the album including Charlie Daniels, LL COOL J, Eric Idle, Mat Kearney, Dierks Bentley, Hunter Hayes and the late Roger Miller. Paisley produced the album and wrote or co-wrote all 20 of the tracks.

Fans can also pick up a copy of Paisley’s autobiography, Diary Of A Player, at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations for $25, and a limited amount of autographed copies will be available at In the book, Paisley retraces his entire musical and personal journey and explains how the Christmas gift from his grandfather – his first guitar – turned out to be the key to unlocking his ultimate dream.

 Paisley will perform in 29 cities in the U.S. and Canada on the Beat This Summer Tour Presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® beginning on May 9.  For a full list of dates, with more stops being added soon, visit
See the full track listing for the Special Edition below:

Brad Paisley’s Wheelhouse album up for streaming

Brad Paisley. photo credit: Jim Shea.

Country music fans who just can’t wait to hear new music from superstar Brad Paisley are in luck! Starting right now, you are able to stream his entire full new album “Wheelhouse” on iTunes! “Wheelhouse” is the latest record from Brad, which hits digital and physical retailers on April 9th. The Arista Nashville singer-songwriter’s album features lead single “Southern Comfort Zone” and current chart climber “Beat This Summer.” To check out his album, and listen to the stream, click here to go to iTunes.

Make sure to tune in this Sunday, April 7th at 8 pm EST to catch Brad’s opening performance of the Academy of Country Music Awards! As we revealed earlier this week on Twitter, Brad will be part of a big opening number alongside Blake Shelton, Sheryl Crow, Luke Bryan and the Pistol Annies with “Boys ‘Round Here.” He’ll be making more appearances throughout the award show, so make sure you tune in!