Georgia Music Foundation Honors Bill Anderson With “Flame Keeper” Award

Bill Anderson

Last night at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee the Peach Pickers honored country music legend Bill Anderson with the Georgia Music Foundation’s “Flame Keeper” award. The annual award is presented to someone who has impacted Georgia music.  Bill Anderson, a University of Georgia graduate, started his career in music as a disc jockey in Georgia and has long kept in touch with his Georgia roots.

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Alabama To Be Inducted Into Musicians Hall Of Fame

Nashville, Tenn. (July 17, 2019) — Iconic country group ALABAMA will soon add another accolade to its long list of achievements. On Tuesday afternoon in Nashville, GRAMMY-nominated guitarist Joe Bonamassa announced the band (Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen) as 2019 inductees into the Musicians Hall of Fame. Additionally, ALABAMA will receive the organization’s first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Gatlin Brothers Release Sneaker To Help Military Survivors

Larry, Steve & Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers are in full sprint to help aid all those grieving a military loss. The legendary country trio has announced the release of a new running/walking shoe that will be sold to help benefit the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). The national non-profit organization provides peer-based emotional support, grief and trauma resources, seminars, camps for kids, casework assistance and a 24/7 helpline. All resources and services are provided at no cost to military survivors.

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Alabama Hosting Fan Appreciation Week In Fort Payne

It has been twenty years since June Jam was held in Fort Payne.  From the early 1980’s to the late 1990’s the event drew thousands of people from all over the United States to neighboring DeKalb County, Alabama for the music festival hosted by country super-group Alabama.  While June Jam may be a thing of the past, the group is still inviting people to come to Fort Payne during the month of June.  This Thursday-Sunday, Alabama will host “Fan Appreciation Week.”

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Bailey & The Boys Celebrate 35 Years Touring

Baillie & The Boys

Baillie & the Boys, gained prominence in the late 1980s as the trio (Kathie Baillie, Michael Bonagura, and Alan LeBoeuf) first found work singing harmony vocals on singles for Ed Bruce, Dan Seals, and Randy Travis, and Bonagura co-wrote Marie Osmond’s single “There’s No Stopping Your Heart”. In 1987, Baillie & the Boys were signed to a record deal with RCA Records. Their self-titled album was released that year, producing three Top 20 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles charts. Turn The Tide, their second album, was released a year later. It produced four consecutive Top 10 hits on the country charts, including “(Wish I Had A) Heart of Stone”, their highest-charting single.

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Premiere of Travis Tritt: Homegrown On AXS TV

Get ready for a double dose of “T-R-O-U-B-L-E,” as AXS TVputs the spotlight on GRAMMY-winning Country star Travis Tritt with the premiere of the unforgettable concert event Travis Tritt: Homegrown on Sunday, June 2 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT; followed by Tritt’s candid conversation with Dan Rather in an all-new episode of The Big Interviewon Tuesday, June 4 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

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Lee Greenwood Celebrates 35th Anniversary of “God Bless The USA”

Two time CMA Male Vocalist Of The Year, and GRAMMY-winning country music artist Lee Greenwood celebrates the 35th anniversary this week of the release of his signature hit song, the patriotic “God Bless The USA.” The song first appeared on his 1984 album, You’ve Got a Good Love Comin, and spent 37 weeks on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, becoming a Top 10 Hit.

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CDB’s “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” Turns 40

Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels is celebrating big this month as his genre-crossing hit song “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” reaches its 40th year of being the most impactful fiddle-centric song to ever be released.

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T. Graham Brown To Be Honored By Tennessee Town

Sheila and T. Graham Brown

BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. – Little town, BIG announcement! The Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce that award winning Nashville music icon T. Graham Brown and his amazing wife, Sheila Brown, will serve as this year’s RC Cola and MoonPie King and Queen!

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Alabama Announces Second Leg Of 50th Anniversary Tour

Seven-time multi-platinum selling country group ALABAMA has added almost 30 new concert dates to their historic “50th Anniversary Tour.” Today, the band revealed 28 additional arena and amphitheater shows as they continue their cross-country trek celebrating five decades of music.

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