Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Kenny Chesney will now play two shows at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA, August 25 & 26. Tickets to both go on sale Friday. His openers are Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion

Little Big Town’s Karen and Jimi have a new family member; Honey a female puppy that looks like a mini golden doodle. 

Jason Aldean moved into his castle-like mansion almost a year ago. He plans to contract an outbuilding for his music and sports memorabilia, plus two bowling lanes. Jason says he’s come a long way from the guy who drove a Pepsi truck before he got a record deal. Jason said, “they'd fire you if they ever caught you drinking Coke.” 

Dolly's, Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love airs tonight on NBC with Jennifer Nettles and Ricky Schroeder. The narrator is Dolly who also plays the town’s painted lady. Parts of tonight’s movie were filmed at Dollywood; which thankfully was spared from those wild fires. 

Finally - Garth, Trisha and Dolly are all on Christmas in Rockefeller Center tonight on NBC.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Luke Bryan’s extended his Kill the Lights Tour next year with opener Brett Eldridge. It kicks off in February and all the dates are at 

The Brothers Osborne were performing in Boise, Idaho last night when chunks of the ceiling started falling, thankfully missing them. They had an encore planned but weren’t able to do it and said they’d be back. 

Chris Young went to college at Middle Tennessee State and now he’s created a yearly scholarship for students interested in the recording industry. In the past he’s also donated some of his touring equipment to the school. 

Eric Church’s favorite Christmas gift growing up was Shel Silverstein's book, ‘The Giving Tree.’ Eric says, “it's a great life lesson about sacrifice and as a kid, I read it every night. Shel was kooky and nuts, but brilliant nuts, truly a savant.” 

Finally – tonight on The Voice, Jennifer Nettles and Dolly Parton perform. Last night, fire crews worked to protect Dolly’s theme park, Dollywood as wildfires threatened the property in Pigeon Forge.

Monday, November 28, 2016

The CMA Country Christmas special airs tonight on ABC. Hosted by Jennifer Nettles, performers include Brett Eldredge, Brad Paisley, Kelsea Ballerini, Rascal Flatts, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young

Long before his record deal, Dierks Bentley got hired at a new club in Nashville as their 1st ever performer but the legendary Tootsies was next door and their band played so loud, everyone went there, so they fired Dierks on his first night because he played too quiet. 

So Thomas Rhett doesn’t get homesick on the road he brings his wife, their two dogs and little things like candles to make the bus look like home. 

After a big year of touring, Kenny Chesney’s been catching up on TV shows he missed and says, “you look forward to getting off the road, then all of a sudden the energy of thousands of people coming right at you every night goes silent. That’s always a tough transition.” 

Finally - Old Dominion happened by accident in 2003 when the guys formed a friendship thru song writing. They only started playing together to make some extra bucks.