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Win Tickets to the Star-Studded Tortuga Festival

Image courtesy of Tortuga Music Festival

Tortuga Music Festival, a two-day, multi-stage music festival featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music, will be held on the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 12-13, 2014. After months of anticipation, the Tortuga star-studded lineup has been completed and the artists have been announced, much to the excitement of Tortuga-goers everywhere.

This year’s incredible lineup consists of the following artists: Luke Bryan; Eric Church; Hank Williams, Jr.; Train; Dierks Bentley; Brantley Gilbert; Sheryl Crow; Billy Currington; Slightly Stoopid; Ziggy Marley; 38 Special; Brett Eldredge; Parmalee; Cole Swindell; Brett Dennen; Delta Rae; Eric Paslay; Moon Taxi; The Revivalists; White Denim; Frankie Ballard; Chase Rice; Brothers Osborne; Blackjack Billy; Sons of Fathers; and Quaker City Night Hawks.

And the best news of all … You can be there LIVE to experience these amazing artists, soaking up the sun in paradise! Tortuga is giving away two tickets to this unique event, benefiting the Rock the Ocean Foundation, to one lucky fan. To enter, all you need to do is donate or dedicate your status update on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the following message, image and #tag (bonus points if you mention the artist you are most excited to see!): “I can’t believe this lineup! Check out www.TortugaMusicFestival.com! #GetMeToTortuga” It’s that easy to get yourself one step closer to two days on the white, sandy beaches of South Florida!

Good luck to all of you who enter! We look forward to seeing you at Tortuga!

EXCLUSIVE: Meet Andrew Pope

Andrew Pope Music

Andrew Pope (no relation to Cassadee, The Voice fans!) is a country musician from Alabama who isn’t afraid to dig deep into the roots of country music in his blooming career. Andrew’s first two singles, If Waylon Could See Us Now and Rowdy Side, were released in 2012. Andrew, who was signed to MillTown Music, released his first full album at the end of 2012. Andrew hopes to release his sophomore album in 2014 and we wanted to make sure that our Keepin’ It Country readers were able to meet Andrew and get to know the artist behind the music before his next big project. So, without further adieu, we introduce you all to Andrew Pope!

Hank Jr. Releases “That Ain’t Good” and Quickly Hits #1

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Hank Williams, Jr. released his newest video for his single, “That Ain’t Good” today on CMT.com. “That Ain’t Good” is the first single off Hank Jr.’s “Old School, New Rules” album, due in stores on July 10, 2012.

As if releasing a new video wasn’t enough excitement for one day for Hank Jr., “That Ain’t Good” quickly climbed to the Number 1 spot on CMT.com as well!

You can check out Hank Jr.’s new video on CMT.com or by watching the embedded video below:

Kid Rock Brings Record Crowd To Nashville Streets

Kid Rock.

Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Nashville’s legendary honky tonk, celebrated their 51st birthday in style. They took over the downtown strip of Nashville with the help of Kid Rock, The Roys and the Kentucky Headhunters.The party, which started at noon on November 23rd, and went right on through to 1:30 am Thanksgiving Day!

“It’s cool to be celebrating their birthday party with them; I like parties and seem to excel in that type of atmosphere,” commented Kid Rock on the event.

Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge is famous for being used as a “green room” by country music legends like Patsy Cline, Hank Williams and Ernest Tubb. It’s one of the most popular places visited by tourists in Music City, and locals too. The honky tonk often features surprise drop-in performances by some of country music’s biggest stars.

Country Albums Released This Week

Lady Antebellum. Photo Credit:  The Greenroom PR / Williams + Hirakawa

From the king George Strait to today’s crossover stars Lady Antebellum, there’s a lot of album choices this week for country fans to go out and get. Let us know which album you’re rushing out to purchase this week and stay tuned for our reviews.  Albums released this week include:

Bill Anderson – Songwriter
Brantley Gilbert – Halfway to Heaven (Deluxe)
The Dirt Drifters – This Is My Blood* released digitally earlier in year
George Strait – Icon (greatest hits)
The Gourds – Old Mad Joy
Hank Williams – The Legend Begins
Kenny Vaughan – V
Lady Antebellum – Own The Night
Reckless Kelly – Good Luck & True Love
Steve Holy – Love Don’t Run
Terri Clark – Roots And Wings * released digitally earlier in year

To see the album covers and the full track listings for each album, click the “read more” tag. Be sure to let us know which of these you’re looking forward to today, or already downloaded from iTunes!

Don’t forget to enter our contest to win yourself a copy of “Own The Night”!