According to a picture that Brantley Gilbert shared on Facebook, It looks like he and Jason Aldean could have a collaboration in the works. Brantley has co-written a number of Jason's hit songs, including "My Kinda Party" and "Dirt Road Anthem." Brantley announced on April 14th that he was back in the studio working on new music.
Good Morning America has announced the lineup for their 2021 Summer Concert Series. The virtual performances will kick off May 28th. Brad Paisley and Jimmie Allen will appear together on July 5th. Lady A is scheduled to kickoff the show's special July 4th weekend. Dierks Bentley makes his appearance July 23rd and Old Dominion are set to perform July 30th.
Ashley McBryde is due to hit the road for her This Town Talks Tour in June. She will play more than 35 cities, including two nights at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. That will be her first time headlining at that venue. "We've missed you all so much, there aren't words to do it justice," says Ashley in a press release. "There's a hunger, an angst and a real calling that we've all been feeling." Morgan Wade, Priscilla Block, Adam Hambrick and Ray Fulcher will all join her on the road. Lainey Wilson and Caylee Hammack will open her Ryman shows.
Happy birthday to George Strait who is turning 69 today! He's had multiple number one hits in his career, does he have a favourite song? He says he doesn't have a favourite, but one song is really special to him. "I close my show with 'Unwound' which was my first record ever to get into the charts," shares George. "It wasn't a number-one record but it was a record that gave me a lot of opportunities. It's still a very special song to me."
Congrats to Jordan Davis and his wife Kristen. They announced on Monday May 17th that they are expecting their second child later this year. No specific due date but we do know they are having a boy. That means their 18 month old daughter Eloise will have a little brother in the not too distant future.
It was a big weekend for Ryan Hurd...he made his Grand Ole Opry debut in front of a full house. He wasn't alone. His wife, Maren Morris, joined him on stage and their son, Hayes, was there as well.
Jason Aldean is ready to start touring again. During his set Saturday night at Bonnaroo Farm he announced his Back In The Saddle Tour, which is set to launch August 5th. The tour will run until late October. Hardy and Lainey Wilson will be the opening acts.
Luke Bryan surprised his fans Friday night when he showed up at his downtown Nashville bar for a performance. Video from the night shows Luke leading the crowd in a sing-along of Brooks & Dunn's "Neon Moon." The day before he treated the entire Broadway strip to a fireworks show from the bar's rooftop.