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Country Music Star Kane Brown Surprises Boys & Girls Clubs Kids

According to, a group of children from the Nashville area Boys and Girls Club received a special surprise from Countyr music’s Kane Brown on Sunday, before the start of the Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway. Just last month Brown was announced as being a grand marshal for the Nascar Cup Series event, however his first priority was to put a smile on the faces of some young fans from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee and Boys and Girls club of Rutherford County. Brown met with fans, took photos, signed autographs, and took formal Q and A questions. Brown is also going to be starting up on a concert tour starting in September, performing some of his recent hits such as his recently released single, “Like I Love Country Music,”.

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Country Music Hall of Fame Announces Next Exhibit With Country Rock

According to, every three years or so the Country Music Hall of Fame installs a new major exhibit . The current major exhibit explores the Outlaw era in country music in the mid 70’s, called Outlaws and Armadillos. However a new exhibit has been announced called Wester Edge: The Roots and Reverberations of Los Angeles Country Rock, and will delve into the 1960’s to the 1980’s. The exhibit will start off with pioneers that took country influences and paired them with rock, such as, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Emmylou Harris, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Linda Ronstadt, and The Eagles. Another focus of the exhibit will be early West Coast bluegrass bands like the Kentucky Colonels and The Dillards. Lastly, there will be features of artists that came up through the West Coast punk scene, as well as bands that had a Hispanic influence. The new exhibit will be opening on September 30th, alongside a concert with Dave Alvin, from the Blasters, Rodney Dillard from the Dillards, Jeff Hanna from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and many others.

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Shania Twain Has Doctor’s Orders To Give Her Voice a Rest

According to, Country Music Icon Shania Twain has been encouraged by her doctor to cancel her Las Vegas residency until further notice, stating on June the 22nd. The residency at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino ‘s Zappos Theatre hosts the stars show, gave fans an update on social media ahead of the concert apologizing for the last minute cancelation that occurred. The star also talked about it on Twitter stating, “I am sad to say that I woke up this morning feeling unwell and with no voice, I am under strict doctors orders to rest and not sing.” . The star also encouraged fans to reach out to their ticket providers to get refunds if they bought tickets for the shows she isn’t performing at. However the star also clarified that, “Nothing makes me happier than being on stage and performing for you so I’m extremally disappointed to cancel tonight’s show,” Twain stated.  “I’m going to do everything I can to get back on stage for this Friday and Saturday,”. She will be doing her best to perform for her shows this upcoming weekend, the 24th and 25th. This isn’t the first problem she has had with her voice, back in 2014 she was diagnosed with dysphonia and Lyme disease which resulted in a loss of her voice entirely.

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Alan Jackson Is Going Into the Whiskey Business Read More: Alan Jackson Is Going Into the Whiskey Business

According to, Alan Jackson has went public with his signature whiskey, Silverbelly Whiskey which is already available. Jackson made the announcement via social media where he said the quality speaks for itself. His new whiskey will also be the official sponsor for his upcoming tour, Last Call: One More for the Road Tour which starts up on June 24th in Biloxi, Miss. and ends on October 8th in Pittsburgh. For those interested in the details, Silverbelly Whiskey is said to have “an aroma of brown sugar, sweet apple, cherry [and] honey,” along with a sweet, smooth and spicy taste complete with fall fruits, caramelized oak tones and and savory wood spice.” and was created with Silver Screen Bottling Co. and DSP-KY-10. The bottles come in 750 ml bottles and are 91 proof containing 45.5 percent alcohol by volume.

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Big and Rich and Cowboy Troy Set to Perform at New York State Fair

According to, Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy will be performing their “Peace, Love, and Happy Hour” tour at the New York State Fair over the summer. Cowboy Troy will be a featured artist joining the Country duo responsible for hits such as “Rollin, “Lost in This Moment”, and “Save a Horse”. All three artists are going to be playing at the Chevy Court Stage on Tuesday, August 30th at 6 P.M. The Interim Fair Director Sean Hennesey is quoted in saying this about the country duo, “Big & Rich live up to their name by bringing big hits and rich, high-energy performances, They love to have a good time, and so do fairgoers. Year after year, we hear from Fair fans that the concerts are one of their favorite parts about their visit, and how they’re so impressed with the star-studded names our fair attracts. We are thrilled to maintain that standard by bringing back this powerhouse duo.”

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