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L to r: Republic Nashville's Matthew Hargis, McGhee Ent.'s Scott Mcghee, Republic Nashville's Jimmy Harnen, A Thousand Horses: Zach Brown, Bill Satcher, Graham DeLoach and Michael Hobby, and the Grand Ole Opry's Pete Fisher

L to r: Republic Nashville’s Matthew Hargis, McGhee Ent.’s Scott Mcghee, Republic Nashville’s Jimmy Harnen, A Thousand Horses: Zach Brown, Bill Satcher, Graham DeLoach and Michael Hobby, and the Grand Ole Opry’s Pete Fisher Photo Credit: Chris Hollo ©2015 Grand Ole Opry


Rising Country Band A Thousand Horses Celebrates Their Grand Ole Opry Debut
 
First Single, “Smoke” Currently Top 20 and Climbing the Country Charts
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2015) – Republic Nashville’s A Thousand Horses made their debut performance on the hallowed Grand Ole Opry stage this weekend with their own full 9-piece band. The Nashville-based country rockers performed their debut single, “Smoke,” currently Top 20 and climbing the country charts, as well as the soulful and crowd-pleasing “Sunday Morning.”
 
A Thousand Horses is on a hot streak with “Smoke,” which set a record for the highest debut by a new act when it opened at No. 28 on the Country Aircheck radio chart. “Smoke” is the lead single off their debut album, Southernality, due in stores June 9.
 
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Charlie Wilson and Scotty McCreery on stage in Raleigh, North Carolina. Photographer: Elpwe Ray / P Music Group

Charlie Wilson and Scotty McCreery on stage in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Photographer: Elpwe Ray / P Music Group


SCOTTY McCREERY PERFORMS ON STAGE WITH CHARLIE WILSON IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
 
McCreery Sings a Personalized Chorus of “Charlie, Last Name Wilson”
  
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (Feb. 20, 2015) – Mercury Nashville / 19 / Interscope recording artist Scotty McCreery was invited by R&B superstar Charlie Wilson to join him on stage last Wednesday night (Feb. 18) during the soul singer’s show at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. As the surprised crowd screamed with delight, McCreery sang a personalized chorus of Wilson’s hit “Charlie, Last Name Wilson”…although perhaps the song should be renamed “Scotty, Last Name McCreery” for that one performance.
 
McCreery has been a fan of Wilson’s since the young singer/songwriter was in 8th grade and heard the song “Charlie, Last Name Wilson” on the radio. The North Carolina-native took a group of family and friends to see the show and was surprised himself when Wilson sent word that he wanted McCreery to join him on stage.… Continue reading

LEE ANN WOMACK, NATHAN STANLEY AND VIRGINIA WHIRLWIND SET TO CELEBRATE DR. RALPH STANLEY’S 88TH BIRTHDAY

 

 

Nashville, Tenn. (February 16, 2015) — The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center will be hosting their annual fundraiser on February 21st to celebrate trailblazing legend Dr. Ralph Stanley’s 88th birthday. The star-studded event will feature performances from Country mainstay Lee Ann Womack, Bluegrass prodigy Nathan Stanley, rising stars Virginia Whirlwind and more. The annual event will take place at The Holiday Inn in Bristol, VA.  You can learn more about the event and the Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center HERE.

 

“I’m looking forward to my 88th birthday celebration this year.  I really appreciate the Ralph Stanley Museum for honoring me this way.” – Dr. Ralph Stanley

 

So far, 2015 has been a roaring success for the Bluegrass superstar. His latest album Man of Constant Sorrow was released exclusively through Cracker Barrel in January. Rolling Stone calls the album “a… Continue reading

RHONDA VINCENT WINS SPBGMA “ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR” & “CONTEMPORARY FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR”

 

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Take Home Five Awards, Including “Bluegrass Band of the Year,” “Master’s Gold Award” & “Fiddle Performer of the Year”

 

 

  

 

Nashville, Tenn. (February 09, 2015) — Already one of the most decorated artists in Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent was named “Entertainer of the Year” at the 41st Annual SPBGMA (The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America) Convention & Awards Show in Nashville this past Sunday. In addition to being named “Entertainer of the Year,” Vincent, who was inducted into the SPBGMA Hall of Greats last year, took home “Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year.” Earning their title as the most awarded band in Bluegrass Music, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage won “Bluegrass Band of the Year,” while band member Josh Williams was honored with the “Master’s Gold Award,” which commemorates winning “Guitar Performer of the Year” a total of ten times, and band member Hunter Berry took home “Fiddle Performer of the Year.”… Continue reading


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