Entertainment icon Tanya Tucker tapped her longtime publicist Scott Adkins, of newly formed Adkins Entertainment, to represent her as manager in all facets of her illustrious career. Tanya also recently retained Kurt Vitolo of K V Financial Group for business management. Tanya will continue to be represented by Adkins Publicity’s Scott Adkins, Makenzie Clayburg, Kelli Wasilauski and Haley Moriva for PR/Publicity and Jonathan Levine, Lenore Kinder and Kiely Mosiman at Wasserman Music for agency representation. Derrek Kupish, Tanya’s longtime photographer, cinematographer and social media manager, has been named Creative Director to execute Tanya’s vision, brand and image.
Kentucky's bourbon country will be pouring out a variety of music at their second annual Yake Music Festival, which will be held at The Amp at Dant Crossing on Saturday, July 2. Kentucky native, Dustin Collins, will be headlining the event along with opening acts Kaleb Cecil, No Deceit, Tony Logue, Hotel Whiskey and Taylor Hughes. The music will kick off at 3 p.m. ET and the festival will also feature face painting and bounce houses for younger attendees, with fireworks to follow that night.
No. 1 Billboard recording artist Meghan Linsey performed her powerful, blues-driven single "If You Need Me Don't" on "The Kelly Clarkson Show." Written by Linsey, Julie Moriva and GRAMMY-nominated producer, Tyler Cain (Gramps Morgan, Ashley Monroe, Aloe Blacc), the single was released on March 18 and debuted at No. 3 on the iTunes Blues Chart.
"Everything old really is new again. Just ask the Bellamy Brothers (Cowboys & Indians)." The iconic country duo's first vinyl release in more than three decades, 40 Years: The Vinyl Album, is available now from Bellamy Brothers Records, Inc.
No. 1 Billboard recording artist Meghan Linsey will perform her powerful, blues-driven single "If You Need Me Don't" on "The Kelly Clarkson Show" Monday, May 23. Written by Linsey, Julie Moriva and GRAMMY-nominated producer, Tyler Cain (Gramps Morgan, Ashley Monroe, Aloe Blacc), the single was released on March 18 and debuted at No. 3 on the iTunes Blues Chart.
Today, entertainment icon Billy Ray Cyrus celebrates the 30th Anniversary of his iconic debut album, Some Gave All. The album, which includes Cyrus' No. 1 hit single, "Achy Breaky Heart," was a breakout success, which catapulted the Kentucky native into superstar status and he quickly became a household name. Some Gave All earned the rank as the No. 1 best-selling album of 1992, reached RIAA® 9x multi-platinum status in the U.S. and remained Top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart for 17 consecutive weeks. To date, Cyrus' albums have accumulated over 930 million streams globally.
The Amp at Dant Crossing has added multi-platinum artist Jake Owen and rocker Tommy DeCarlo, singer of the legendary band Boston, to the venue’s 2022 concert series lineup. The artists will bring their greatest hits to The Amp's stage with DeCarlo performing on July 15 and Owen on Sept. 30.
CMT to Air “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION” LIVE from Ryman Auditorium Commercial-Free on Sunday, May 15 at 6p/5c
CMT and Sandbox Live today announced “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” a LIVE celebration from Ryman Auditorium, in partnership with The Judds' family, to honor the extraordinary life and legacy of country music icon Naomi Judd. CMT will exclusively televise the public memorial service as a commercial-free special on Sunday, May 15th at 6p/5c.
Batteries Plus has announced a second partnership with Lucas Hoge, a Billboard No. 1 charting artist and host of Sportsman Channel's “GSM's Hoge Wild.” Through this partnership Batteries Plus will continue to power Hoge’s outdoor adventures and musical performances across the globe. The brand provides batteries and other products that enable Hoge to discover new things and enjoy his journey through nature. From duck hunting to deep-sea diving, these reliable power essentials will support him in the woods, on the water and on the road. The announcement follows the third season renewal of “GSM's Hoge Wild” on the Sportsman's Channel.
"I heard Mickey Gilley's hit version of my song, 'City Lights,' on the radio Friday, and marveled for the ump-teenth time at what an incredible record it was. I never dreamed that one day later I would be mourning his passing. He was a great artist, a good friend, and like the rest of our country community, I sure will miss him." -Bill Anderson "We're so sorry to hear the news of Mickey Gilley’s passing. He was a great friend and amazing artist." -Bellamy Brothers “I'm so very sorry to learn that our good friend and incredible legend in country music, Mickey Gilley has passed. A great singer and a great showman -- and always a great friend. Please send your prayers out for his family." -Gene Watson