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Brantley Gilbert, Chris Young, Tyler Farr, David Nail & More Added to Tree Town Music Festival

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The lineup just got even bigger for the inaugural Tree Town Music festival, taking place in Forest City, Iowa this Memorial Day Weekend (May 24 & 25). While Brad Paisley and Toby Keith had already been announced as headliners, the festival announced additional performances today, including Brantley Gilbert, Chris Young, Tyler Farr, Charlie Worsham, David Nail, JT Hodges, Leah Turner, Sarah Darling and The Last Ride.

 Additionally, the festival will feature Little Nashville,” a stage bringing the excitement of Nashville’s world-famous Broadway to Iowa, beer tents, a variety of food vendors, rock climbing, bounce houses and much more for the entire weekend. The fun extends to the festival’s campgrounds with flip cup competitions, golf cart taxis, food and drink vendors and more.

For more info on tickets, camping or for any of your Tree Town Music Festival, please visit: treetownfestival.com or call 877-569-7767.

Superstars Rascal Flatts & Keith Urban To Headline Two-Day ACM Party For A Cause® Festival

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The Academy of Country Music has announced the headliners and full lineup for their 2nd Annual Party For A Cause® Festival. Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban were named the festival’s headliners, taking the main stage on Friday, April 4th, and Saturday, April 5th, respectively.

This year’s star-studded lineup also includes Joe Nichols, Jerrod Niemann, Thomas Rhett, Chris Young, and The Cadillac Three. Joining them, will be the three ACM New Artist of the Year nominees and many more to be announced.

This year’s Party For A Cause® Festival will be hosted by Outnumber Hunger and ACM Lifting Lives and held at Caesars Entertainment’s The LINQ. The festival will be the first ever special event to be held in this open-air lifestyle complex at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Over the two days, The LINQ will transform into a country-lover’s playground with elements already tied to this ACM event, such as: multiple stages to hold ongoing LIVE country music performances, interactive games, a country marketplace, and more activities to be announced as the Festival approaches!

“We are thrilled to kick off the first of many large-scale concerts and events at The LINQ with the Academy of Country Music,” said Jon Gray, vice president and general manager of The LINQ. Caesars Entertainment has always been an industry leader in presenting top-of-the-line entertainment experiences in Las Vegas, and our space at The LINQ offers many new opportunities for us to continue to raise the bar of the city’s entertainment landscape.”

The Party For A Cause® Festival is part of The Week Vegas Goes Country® leading up to the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on CBS.

“The Academy is honored to have Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban headline two separate nights of incredible music during The Week Vegas Goes Country®” said Bob Romeo, CEO of the Academy of Country Music. “Fans nationwide plan their vacations around ACM events, and they will be blown away by The LINQ and all that Caesars has put into the property. We’re privileged to be the first event in this very special space.”

Dierks Bentley Announces 2014 Riser Tour

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Dierks Bentley caused quite the commotion on Wednesday when he hacked CMT’s Twitter to announce his 2014 RISER TOUR with special guests Chris Young, Chase Rice, and Jon Pardi.

Bentley sent a series of tweets hinting at a major announcement and even posted a selfie to prove he was really behind the tweets before finally tweeting, “Looks like Goldie will be working overtime this year. Y’all ready for a #RISERTOUR?!”  And fans were indeed ready, as Twitter burst with excitement in the following hours.

“This tour is the culmination of everything I’ve been working on for the past two years, both out on the road and in the studio recording RISER,” explains the “I Hold On” singer.  Bentley knows exactly what his fans want – “a kick ass show, an affordable ticket and a good parking lot scene to get the pre-gaming going,” he says, and promises to deliver.

Fans can begin to purchase tickets for the first leg of the tour, which kicks off on May 9 in Charlotte, NC, on January 24.

With the release of his album RISER on February 25 and the announcement of the associated RISER TOUR, the excitement surrounding Dierks Bentley continues to rise – and at this rate, it’s never coming down!

Check out the RISER TOUR in a city near you:

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

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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

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Dee Jay Silver

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In today’s music, it is common to hear a remix of some of your favorite songs; even heartfelt power ballads have turned into dance hits with the help of some of music’s most talented DJs. And just when you thought DJ’ing couldn’t become anymore unique, enter Dee Jay Silver, the first DJ to be signed to a major Nashville record label. Dee Jay has played in premier venues in virtually every major market in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, but has ultimately found his home in Nashville. Whether he is touring with Jason Aldean and playing in sold out stadiums, performing on the American Country Awards, or remixing the work of some of country’s best known artists, Dee Jay is bringing his talents to the fans of country music in a myriad of ways. Dee Jay took some time out of his day of “bad television” while he recovered from the ACAs in Las Vegas to talk with me about his music, his favorite tour stop to date, and his future plans (which included getting back to Nashville stat!). 

Chris Young Joins Celine Dion for “Home For the Holidays”

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Family is at the heart of RCA Records Nashville singer songwriter Chris Young‘s holiday traditions, and this year, he has the honor of celebrating family as part of the 15th annual Home For The Holidays with Celine Dion. The special, which features inspirational stories about children adopted from foster care into loving families, will air Wednesday, December 18th at 8:00PM ET on the CBS Network.

On the special, Chris will debut his new single, “Who I Am With You,” which ships to radio today, December 16. “From the first time I heard this song I knew I had to have it for my record and I fell completely in love with it,” said Chris. “It’s a song that speaks to being totally in love with someone and the feelings you get from a connection like that. The feeling that just being around that person is all you need.” “Who I Am With You,” is the follow-up single to his top 5, Gold selling hit, “Aw Naw,” from his new album, A.M.

Chris Young Performs On Ellen

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Chris Young has been busy promoting his new album A.M., and paid a visit to The Ellen Degeneres Show to perform his current his single “Aw Naw.” Watch the video here!

DVR Alert: Chris Young on Ellen Show

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Hot on the heels of a whirlwind New York media blitz in support of his new album, A.M., RCA Records artist Chris Young will head west this week to perform his current Top 10 single, “Aw Naw,” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, October 2nd. This will be Young’s second appearance on the popular syndicated daytime program. For airtimes, visitellentv.com to check local listings.

A.M. continues to receive rave reviews from the country’s toughest critics:

 ”Few singers in today’s genre can match Chris as a pure vocalist, a notion that should be reinforced with A.M.” – Country Weekly

 “Young’s deep croon was tailor-made for Nashville storytelling.” – Entertainment Weekly

 “Young displays an easy charm and good-time-guyness on his fourth effort.” – People

 “Everything about A.M. screams star-making.” – Roughstock

 “One of country music’s most reliable hitmakers” – USA Today

 

Chris Young’s new music can be purchased wherever music is sold, including Amazon, iTunes and Walmart.

DVR Alert: Chris Young to Promote “A.M.”

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On the eve of the release of Chris Young‘s fourth album, A.M., the RCA Records singer is gearing up for a week of media appearances and concert dates.

The country crooner will appear on ABC’s Good Morning America on Wednesday, September 18, to premier his single “Aw Naw.” Additionally, during his time in the Big Apple, Young will visit Access HollywoodBillboardFox 411People and US Weekly in support of his new record. He’ll round out the week with a run of shows in the northeast including Big Flats, NY (9/20), Sayreville, NJ (9/21) and Webster, MA (9/22).

Although the album isn’t out yet, it’s already receiving rave reviews from the critics. USA Today calls Young “One of country music’s most reliable hitmakers,” while American Songwriter says ”A.M. helps fulfill the promise established not all that many years ago, when Young’s career was just beginning to dawn.”

The album features 11 new tracks, including six written by Chris and will be available for purchase everywhere September 17th.

For all the latest information on Chris Young, visit http://chrisyoungcountry.com/ and follow him on Twitter @ChrisYoungMusic.

More performers announced for ACM Honors

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The 7th annual Academy of Country Music Honors has announced additional performers and presenters for the special evening. Dierks Bentley will return once again to host the non-televised event. Tickets are still available for $40 through the Ryman Box Office or ticketmaster.com.

Performances and musical tributes will be performed by Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum, Thompson Square, Chris Young, Kree Harrison, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Big & Rich, the Mavericks, and MORE!

The special awards recipients of the evening are as follows:

Special Awards recipients:

MBI (Musician/Bandleader/Instrumentalist) Award Winners:

  • Chuck Ainlay - Audio Engineer of the Year
  • Matt Chamberlain - Percussionist/Drummer of the Year
  • J.T. Corenflos - Guitarist of the Year
  • Aubrey Haynie - Fiddle Player of the Year
  • Mike Johnson - Steel Guitar Player of the Year
  • Jay Joyce - Producer of the Year
  • Michael Rojas - Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year
  • Jimmie Lee Sloas - Bass Player of the Year
  • Ilya Toshinsky - Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year

Industry Award Winners:

  • Jerry Hufford, Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace – Don Romeo Talent Buyer of the Year
  • Ed Warm, Joe’s Bar – Promoter of the Year
  • Joe’s Bar (Chicago, IL) – Nightclub of the Year
  • Red Rock Casino & Resort (Las Vegas, NV) – Casino of the Year
  • Ryman Auditorium (Nashville, TN) – Venue of the Year

Songwriter of the Year Winner: