Loretta Lynn to host inaugural gospel music festival at home in Hurricane Mills, TN (from the mailbag)

The hills will ring with the glorious sounds of Gospel music as Loretta Lynn welcomes fans to the inaugural “Loretta Lynn’s Gospel Music Festival” to be held at her Hurricane Mills, TN ranch September…

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Scotty McCreery sued by management company

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I'm a firm believer that you're not truly famous until someone else in the entertainment industry sues you. And that, boys and girls, is probably why I choose to live in the shadows like some gossiping superhero.   

Scotty McCreery can now officially call himself a star because the boy's been sued

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Willie Nelson goes high fashion in new ads for luxury menswear line

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Work it Willie!

80-year-old Willie Nelson and his sons, Lukas Nelson, 24, and Micah Nelson, 23, have loaned out their considerable coolness to menswear designer John Varvatos for his fall/winter line in a campaign called Willie Nelson and Sons

“His clothes look and feel good on your skin and are made for every man — and his sons,” said Nelson of Varvatos’ designer clothing. 

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Dierks Bentley to hold benefit concert for families of 19 firefighters killed in Arizona

What a good guy and what a great cause.

Dierks Bentley announced this morning that later this month (7/22) he will hold a benefit concert to raise money for the families of the 19 firefighters who died just last week fighting wildfires in Arizona. The deaths left behind 51 now-fatherless children.  

"It's a tragic event but hopefully this will provide some healing and sort of be an uplifting moment for the community," Bentley said. "We want to raise some money, try to be positive, focus on the good things and do something good on this occasion. Hopefully, it will be a fun evening in the face of tragic events and raise people's spirits."

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Clint Black and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Announce Exclusive Album, When I Said I Do, Available August 5 (from the mailbag)

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and Clint Black announce the release
of When I Said I Do, Black’s newest CD, which will be available
on August 5 at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com and select digital retailers. The release
will feature 11 of Black’s heartfelt favorites as well as three new recordings
exclusively created for this album.
“It’s truly an honor to join the Cracker
Barrel family,” said Black. “It’s exciting to have new music available for the
fans. I hope listeners love the new songs and enjoy rediscovering the ones we’ve
previously released.”   

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