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Kellie Pickler, The Band Perry Added To AZ Country Thunder

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Kellie Pickler, The Band Perry, Alan Jackson, Phil Vassar, Thompson Square and the Eli Young Band have been officially added to the Arizona Country Thunder line-up for next year. They join previously announced headliners Big & Rich, Blake Shelton and Dierks Bentley.

The 4-day pass to the festival is only $120 and, new this year, AZ Country Thunder is giving fans the opportunity to get even closer to their favorite acts by making available GA RSVD seating with pricing starting at $200 – $375. New to this year is the hotel and ticket packages as well. To purchase your tickets, visit countrythunder.com.

The new line-up is now:

Thursday – Main Stage
4:00-5:00pm    Wade Bowen
5:30-6:30pm    Eli Young Band
7:00-8:30pm    Craig Morgan
9:00-10:30pm  Dierks Bentley

Friday – Main Stage
2:30-3:30pm    Steve Holy
4:00-5:00pm    Sawyer Brown
5:30-6:30pm    Kellie Pickler
7:00-8:30pm    Jake Owen
9:00-10:30pm  Big & Rich

Saturday – Main Stage
2:30-3:30pm    The Farm
4:00-5:00pm    Neal McCoy
5:30-6:30pm    Joe Nichols
7:00-8:30pm    Thompson Square
9:00-10:30pm  Blake Shelton

Sunday – Main Stage
4:00-5:00pm    Brett Eldredge
5:30-6:30pm    Phil Vassar
7:00-8:30pm    The Band Perry
9:00-10:30pm  Alan Jackson

VIDEO: Craig Morgan Raising Awareness For Operation Ride Home

Craig Morgan.

Country music singer Craig Morgan is out on a mission to help raise awareness for “Operation Ride Home.” The former Fort Campbell service officer has joined the organization to help military members get home safely during the Holiday season. Watch the video below:

“Operation Ride Home” is a joint effort by the YMCA of Fort Campbell and the Jack Daniels Distillery which will work with military officials in identifying soldiers and their families in need of financial assistance this Holiday season. They will support the soldiers travel from military bases to their homes for Christmas.

Craig Morgan is Seeing Stars

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Craig Morgan is not only making his rounds in country music these days, but also on TV! Morgan recently visited the set of Army Wives, a series on Lifetime that is currently in it’s sixth season. He filmed a guest appearance for the show which will air in early 2012. Morgan also found himself on the football field in Nashville this past weekend to sing the national anthem at the Tennessee Titans vs. Cincinnati Bengals game for the Titans’ Veteran’s Day celebration, as Morgan is a 10-year Army veteran himself. In addition to all his recent tv appearances, he shot the music video today for his new hit, “This Ole Boy” in Nashville with Angie Harmon, star of the TNT show Rizzoli & Isles.

Morgan recently released a 5-song digital EP titled This Ole Boy and fans can expect a full-length album out sometime early next year.

Morgan can also be caught on the Outdoor Channel in his TV series, Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors. The show is currently in it’s second season.

Craig Morgan Releases This Ole Boy EP Today

Craig Morgan. photo credit: Monarch Publicity / Kristin Barlowe

Craig Morgan has had a busy year. The singer turned-tv-star released a 5-song EP for his fans today, ahead of a full-length studio album due out early 2012. He didn’t want to have his fans wait too long for new music, so he chose to release “This Ole Boy” to all digital retailers today. The EP features the title track, which was the lead single off of the album.The EP was produced by Craig and Phil O’Donnell to keep the signature Craig sound alive. Craig co-wrote “The Whole World Needs A Kitchen” on the digital album.  For the full track listing see below.

Craig recorded “This Ole Boy” in-between tour stops and filming for his television show “Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors,” which he is currently filming the third season for.

You can catch Craig on television this Sunday when he sings the national anthem in Nashville at the Tennessee Titans and Cincinnati Bengals game. The game starts at 3:05 pm CST live on CBS.

Lady Antebellum To Host Premiere Networks CMA Special

Lady Antebellum. photo credit: Greenroom PR / Brantley Gutierrez

Country music super-trio Lady Antebellum have been announced as the hosts of the Premiere Radio Networks Country Music Association (CMA) Awards special. The four-hour radio special features interviews with nominated artists Martina McBride, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban among many other stars. The special will air on Premiere Radio Networks across the United States.

Laura Bell Bundy and Craig Morgan will host specials the day of the awards, and Premiere will broadcast the awards live on its radio stations. Laura Bell will co-host the post-award telecast with Premiere Networks personality Larry Morgan. Craig will host the red carpet special and ask stars questions live on the radio as they make their way into the Bridgestone Arena.

The 45th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will air live on ABC at 8 pm EST on November 9th.

Blake Shelton, Craig Morgan & John Rich Elected to ACM Board

Blake Shelton.

Congratulations go out to Blake Shelton, Craig Morgan and John Rich today on being elected to join the Academy of Country Music’s for the Artist/Entertainer/MBI category. The three singers will be part of the board of directors for the Academy for the 2011-2012 term. Each director serves a staggered two year term, with half the board membership changing each year.

See the full list of 2011-2012 Academy of Country Music elected directors below:

PHOTO: Craig Morgan at Field & Stream’s Heroes Gala

Craig Morgan Field & Stream Heroes Photo

Craig Morgan was the emcee at the Field & Stream Heroes of Conservation Gala last week in Washington, D.C. He recognized the 2011 Heroes Of Conservation for the organization. He both hosted the event and performed an intimate acoustic show after the dinner for the guests and honorees.

Craig Morgan To Release 5-song EP

Craig Morgan. photo credit: Monarch Publicity / Kristin Barlowe

Craig Morgan has announced plans to release a 5-song EP digitally on November 1st to help get new music to his fans faster. “This Ole Boy” EP will feature the single of the same title, as well as four new songs to hold fans over until his new full-length studio album arrives in 2012, one of which features a co-write of Craig with Shane Minor. He co-produced the EP with Phil O’Donnell.

Craig is currently balancing road life and tv life as he tours and films for the third season of his hit reality show “Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors” for the Outdoor Channel.

See the album cover and full tracklisting below:

Craig Morgan To Be Part Of 2011 Heroes Gala

Craig Morgan. photo credit: Monarch Publicity / Kristin Barlowe

Craig Morgan has just announced plans to attend the “Field & Streams 2011 Heroes Of Conservation Gala” in Washington, D.C. on October 11th. The gala is being hosted by the world’s leading outdoors magazine. Each honoree at the event will receive a $5,000 grant from Toyota. A brand new Toyota Tundra will be awarded to the “Hero Of The Year.” Craig will help the magazine honor the individuals by hosting the event and performing an acoustic set.

This is the sixth year for the conservation program by Field & Stream, and the event is dedicated to awarding individuals involved in grassroots projects preserving streams, fields, and and wildlife. The 2011 event will be featured in the October issue of Field & Stream magazine, which hits newsstands October 20th.  The chosen heroes can also be seen on the Field & Streams HOC tv, which can be seen on the magazine’s official website.

The Heroes Of Conservation Awards are open to individuals who are involved in hunting and/or fishing related conservation projects that are under way or completed.

PHOTO: Craig Morgan & Sean Hannity

Craig Morgan & Fox News' Sean Hannity. photo credit: Monarch Publicity.

Craig Morgan was one of the guests on Fox News Channels’ “American Panel” last night. He joined Sean Hannity on Hannity’s program.

Craig is busy promoting his new single “This Ole Boy,” which he released on  Black River Entertainment. He’ll be part of the Opry’s 86th Birthday Celebration this weekend. He’s also the star in the October 9th episode of GAC’s new series “Day Jobs,” where Craig will re-visit his days in the United States military. The episode debuts at 8 pm EST on GAC tv.

You can also catch Craig on his Outdoor Channel series “Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors” with episodes airing throughout the year. He’ll be filming the second season soon.