Jason Aldean is celebrating the graduation of his oldest daughter, Keeley. She graduated from high school on Saturday. No word on what her future plans are. In the past, she had expressed an interest in music telling her dad that she wanted to learn how to play guitar. Maybe she'll follow in her dad's footsteps.
Luke Bryan recently announced that his residency at the Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas would include six shows starting in February. He has just added a few more shows at the end of February. Luke says that coming to see his show in Vegas will be different than seeing him in concert at one of his tour dates.
Jimmie Allen will be at the 2021 Indy 500 to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to the race. "The National Anthem is a signature pre-race moment," says IMS President J. Douglas Boles. "And this year's rendition carries extra meaning as we prepare to welcome fans back to the Indy 500 and honor our frontline heroes." The race is being held May 30 and NBC will be carrying it starting at 11am.
The soundtrack for The Ice Road, a new Netflix movie starring Liam Neeson debuting on June 25, is being released. It tells the story of a big-rig ice road driver, who leads a rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save trapped miners after a remote diamond mine collapses in northern Canada. The soundtrack features a number of country artists. Here's a look at the track listing:
1. All I Do Is Drive - Jason Isbell
2. Rubber Meets The Road - Brantley Gilbert & Tyler Hubbard
3. Eighteen Wheels and A Dozen Roses - Carly Pearce
4. I've Been Everywhere - L.A. Rats
5. We Got Fight - Gary LeVox
6. I'm Movin' On - Miranda Lambert
7. Six Days On The Road - The Cadillac Three
8. Don't Come Lookin' - Jackson Dean
9. Hurricane - Luke Combs
10. - Heart Made of Steel - The Assassinzs featuring John Carter Cash & Robin Zander
11. All Coming Down - Mark Collie & Allison Moorer
12. - Drive - Tim McGraw
George Strait is just one of the country stars scheduled to play this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival in October. This will be the first time he has ever played this festival. Jon Pardi, Tanya Tucker, Cam and Asleep at the Wheel have also been added to the line up.
Garth Brooks is going to be the narrator in a brand-new National Geographic National Parks series. "Our National Parks are truly an amazing gift. The land is what defines us. The land is what tells the American story," says Garth in a press release. "It is such an honor and I'm so excited to be a part of this series - a series that celebrates all our heritage." Viewers can expect to see "intimate glimpses into the lives of the charismatic and intriguing animals that inhabit the parks" from the team behind Disney Nature's Earth and Elephant Eden, BBC's Planet Earth and Frozen Planet. No release date has been announced.
Carrie Underwood has already had to double the number of shows for her Las Vegas residency due to demand. She will now be playing 12 shows at the Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas. The first 6 shows are scheduled for early December, and the new shows have been added at the end of March, beginning of April. Carrie plans to donate $1 from every ticket sold to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and many artists, including Brett Eldredge, have been opening up about their own mental health struggles. Brett has become an outspoken advocate for mental health care, but he says it wasn't always easy for him to accept. "It took me a long time to get to that place to even understand that it wasn't a shameful thing to go to therapy or get help," he admits. "Someone to talk to and kind of just figure out how your brain and your mind works. And to deal with this world and life and everything."