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Foxborough, Mass. (August 19, 2015): It is where the No Shoes Nation was named, and one of the three original stadium markets a decade ago for Kenny Chesney. But since then, the 8-time Entertainer of the Year has enjoyed such an affinity with Boston and the fans from the surrounding area his high-energy stadium shows have become a rite of summer.
After eight tours, Kenny Chesney has sold 736,149 tickets for the Gillette Stadium shows. It is where the No Shoes Nation was christened. A banner marking the naming of the No Shoes Nation flies from the rafters along with all the New England Patriot’s Championship and Super Bowl banners.
As the end of The Big Revival 2015 arrives, the Kraft family issued the following, “Summertime in New England never feels complete without a visit from Kenny Chesney, the quintessential American performer who brought country music to the forefront and mainstream in New England. He has performed more shows at Gillette Stadium than any… Continue reading
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (Aug. 3, 2015) – Following a weekend-long premiere on CMT Hot 20 Countdown and CMT platforms, the action-packed video for Randy Houser’s current single “We Went” drops worldwide today, August 3, via VEVO. The 3:27-long piece, which according to Taste of Country has solidified Houser as “a contender for king of the country music video,” was directed by Dustin Rikert and tells the story of the “Good Deed Bandits” as they take down a drug baron and distribute his ill-gotten gain to down-on-their-luck folks while racing around the Arizona desert.
Watch the video for “We Went” now at http://smarturl.it/WeWentMV
Rikert also helmed the epic mini-movie portrayal of Houser’s most recent Top 5 hit, “Like A Cowboy,” and the video for “We Went” echoes its style and scenery. He returned to the Tucson area along with several of the same cast members from “Like A Cowboy” — including veteran actor William Shockley (Robocop; “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”) — to shoot the new project.
“We had such… Continue reading
NASHVILLE, TENN. – (Aug. 3, 2015) – Country music sensation Scotty McCreery debuted his highly anticipated new single “Southern Belle” on “FOX & Friends” All-American Summer Concert Series last Friday. The song, written by Sean McConnell and Jason Saenz, will be available for purchase Aug 24 and impacts radio Sep 7. “Southern Belle” is the first single from McCreery’s upcoming new album due out in early 2016. Watch the “FOX & Friends” performance here.
As part of the All-American Summer Concert Series, “FOX & Friends” hosts Steve Doocy, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and Brian Kilmeade presented McCreery with an RIAA-certified Gold Single plaque representing more than half a million sales and streams of his recent Top Ten Hit “Feelin’ It,” written by Frank Rogers and Matthew West. This is the singer/songwriter’s latest RIAA-certified single, having already earned three Platinum certifications for his singles “I Love You This Big,” “The Trouble with Girls,” and “See You Tonight.”
“What a way to start the morning by debuting my new single and then receiving a Gold record… Continue reading
Paul J. Schiminger
Executive Director of IBMA
International Bluegrass Music Association
Big Al Weekley whom was a Top 5 Bluegrass Broadcaster of the Year at the IBMA Awards this past 2014 is honored to do this interview as his passion for Bluegrass music and it’s history is like Paul Schiminger’s.
Paul is a Certified Investment Management Analyst. With a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from James Madison University in Virginia, and a Master of Science in Finance from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland we know Paul Schiminger is up for his new job with the IBMA and along with his love of Bluegrass will fill the position and take the role to a new level.
Join WMJD‘s Big Al and Paul Schiminger tonight as they discuss Pauls new career, his visions for the IBMA, and of course the 2015 IBMA Awards Show that will be held Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Memorial Hall in the Oak City, lovely Raleigh,… Continue reading
Today is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as yesterday. Showers possible in the afternoon.
Saturday 08/29 60%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy early, then off and on rain showers for the afternoon. High 86F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Sunday 08/30 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 84F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.