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MUSIC STARS SHARE FOND MEMORIES OF TOBY KEITH, WHO DIED FEBRUARY 5TH AT AGE 62

Country music singer Toby Keith has died at age 62. “Toby Keith passed peacefully last night on February 5th, surrounded by his family. He fought his fight with grace and courage,” according to a statement on his website. The “Shock’n Y’all” and “Red Solo Cup” singer had been diagnosed with stomach cancer and started treatments in fall 2021. He had surgery and received chemotherapy and radiation in the course of his cancer battle.

Artimus Pyle, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member And Former Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Releases New Album ‘Anthems – Honoring The Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd’ Today!

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member and former drummer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Artimus Pyle is excited to release the Artimus Pyle Band’s long-awaited album ‘Anthems - Honoring The Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd.’ With a total of thirteen tracks, this record features artists including Ronnie Dunn, Sammy Hagar, Lee Brice, Billy Ray Cyrus, Warren Hayes, Michael Ray, Chris Janson, LOCASH, Jerrod Niemann, Marty Raybon, Lindsay Ell, and Dolly Parton! Released by Get Joe Records and distributed by BFD/Orchard, the Artimus Pyle Band has recently made his Grand Ole Opry debut and has been featured in Forbes, Cowboys & Indians, Larry London’s Border Crossings on Voice of America, RFD-TV, Huckabee, The Tennessean, and a premiere of Artimus Pyle and Dolly Parton’s collaboration on “Free Bird” with Garden & Gun. This new version of "Free Bird" also includes a new guitar recording from late Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington.

Great Performances Honors Country Music Legend George Jones with All-Star Tribute Concert Featuring Brad Paisley, Wynonna, Jelly Roll, and More February 23 on PBS

Honoring one of the most influential, storied, and beloved country music icons in history, Great Performances – George Jones: Still Playin’ Possum is an all-star celebration. Jones’ hits including “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair,” “The Race Is On,” “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” and many more are performed by Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Brad Paisley, Jelly Roll, Dierks Bentley, Sam Moore, Wynonna, Jamey Johnson, Uncle Kracker, Trace Adkins, Lorrie Morgan, Joe Nichols and other country stars accompanied by a band of Nashville’s top players. Recorded April 25, 2023, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, the tribute marked the 10th anniversary of Jones’ passing. Great Performances – George Jones: Still Playin’ Possum premieres Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org, and the PBS App.

Neal McCoy, Tyler Farr, Doug Stone, Rhett Akins, Craig Campbell, Andy Griggs, The Malpass Brothers, and more to perform during White Oaks Ranch Presents The Sixth Annual Daryle Singletary Keeping It Country Jam on Tuesday, February 13 at The Nashville Palace

The White Oaks Ranch Presents the Sixth Annual Daryle Singletary Keeping It Country Jam, which is brought to you by Solomon Plumbing and Fire Protection, is set to take place at The Nashville Palace on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, as the unofficial kickoff to The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Convention and Sport Show. Neal McCoy, Tyler Farr, Doug Stone, Rhett Akins, Craig Campbell, Andy Griggs, The Malpass Brothers, John Morgan, Jenna Lemaster, Duke Henry, and Robert Bacon are scheduled to perform. Additional event sponsors include RCI Restoration & Thrive Label Group. Reserved tickets are $60 and general admission tickets are $30 and are available online at the Sixth Annual Daryle Singletary KEEPIN' IT COUNTRY JAM at The Nashville Palace.

Moe Bandy Celebrates 45th Anniversary Of Hit Single “It’s A Cheating Situation” With Janie Fricke

CMA and ACM award-winning country music legend Moe Bandy celebrates the 45th anniversary of his hit single “It’s A Cheating Situation” with Janie Fricke, which was released in January 1979. Serving as the lead track from his album of the same title, it peaked at #2 on Billboard and remained on the charts for a total of fifteen weeks. Written by Sonny Throckmorton and Curly Putman, “It’s A Cheating Situation” remains one of Bandy’s most requested songs at every show. Moe Bandy was recently presented with the first-ever “Moe Bandy Icon Award” at the Texas Country Music Awards at Billy Bob’s Texas.

TONY ORLANDO ANNOUNCES FAREWELL TOUR

'TONY ORLANDO – The Farewell Concerts' to visit Las Vegas, Niagara Falls, Des Plaines and St. Charles, Illinois, Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Uncasville, Connecticut // A Grammy Nominee, Tony Orlando has sold millions of records, including five #1 hit records, “Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree,” “Knock Three Times,” “Candida,” “My Sweet Gypsy Rose,” and “He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You)”

Vision Films Sets Theatrical and VOD Release for Country Musical ‘A Nashville Wish’

Vision Films Inc. (“Vision”) announces the theatrical run of coming-of-age and following one’s destiny story, A Nashville Wish [IMDb], on February 2, 2024, followed by transactional VOD across the US and Canada on February 27. Executive produced by Niraj Bhatia and Dan Burks of Om Films, with Robin Capehart, Stephen Emmett Jackson, Frank Thomas Parker, and Markus Niepraschk.

Joe Bonsall, Tenor Singer For The Oak Ridge Boys, Announces Retirement From Touring

Putting truth to the viral rumors, Joe Bonsall, tenor singer for fifty years for The Oak Ridge Boys, has officially announced his plans to retire from touring. During a Saturday, December 30th concert in Greenville, Mississippi, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban introduced Ben James (Doyle Lawson, Dailey & Vincent) to an enthusiastic audience at Harlow’s Casino Resort.

BILLIE JO JONES SIGNS EXCLUSIVE RECORDING AND PUBLISHING CONTRACT WITH GET JOE ENTERTAINMENT

Country singer Billie Jo Jones has signed an exclusive recording and publishing contract with Get Joe Entertainment, LLC in Dallas, TX. Billie Jo signed the contract with the help of producer Kent Wells, who is well-known for his work with Dolly Parton in Nashville. He is excited to see Billie Jo's success on radio this winter. Her writing style will blend well with that of other writers in Nashville and Texas as she works on a full-length album set to be released in the spring of 2024.

MUSIC STARS SHARE FOND MEMORIES OF TOBY KEITH, WHO DIED FEBRUARY 5TH AT AGE 62

Country music singer Toby Keith has died at age 62. “Toby Keith passed peacefully last night on February 5th, surrounded by his family. He fought his fight with grace and courage,” according to a statement on his website. The “Shock’n Y’all” and “Red Solo Cup” singer had been diagnosed with stomach cancer and started treatments in fall 2021. He had surgery and received chemotherapy and radiation in the course of his cancer battle.

Artimus Pyle, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member And Former Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Releases New Album ‘Anthems – Honoring The Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd’ Today!

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member and former drummer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Artimus Pyle is excited to release the Artimus Pyle Band’s long-awaited album ‘Anthems - Honoring The Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd.’ With a total of thirteen tracks, this record features artists including Ronnie Dunn, Sammy Hagar, Lee Brice, Billy Ray Cyrus, Warren Hayes, Michael Ray, Chris Janson, LOCASH, Jerrod Niemann, Marty Raybon, Lindsay Ell, and Dolly Parton! Released by Get Joe Records and distributed by BFD/Orchard, the Artimus Pyle Band has recently made his Grand Ole Opry debut and has been featured in Forbes, Cowboys & Indians, Larry London’s Border Crossings on Voice of America, RFD-TV, Huckabee, The Tennessean, and a premiere of Artimus Pyle and Dolly Parton’s collaboration on “Free Bird” with Garden & Gun. This new version of "Free Bird" also includes a new guitar recording from late Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington.

Great Performances Honors Country Music Legend George Jones with All-Star Tribute Concert Featuring Brad Paisley, Wynonna, Jelly Roll, and More February 23 on PBS

Honoring one of the most influential, storied, and beloved country music icons in history, Great Performances – George Jones: Still Playin’ Possum is an all-star celebration. Jones’ hits including “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair,” “The Race Is On,” “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” and many more are performed by Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Brad Paisley, Jelly Roll, Dierks Bentley, Sam Moore, Wynonna, Jamey Johnson, Uncle Kracker, Trace Adkins, Lorrie Morgan, Joe Nichols and other country stars accompanied by a band of Nashville’s top players. Recorded April 25, 2023, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, the tribute marked the 10th anniversary of Jones’ passing. Great Performances – George Jones: Still Playin’ Possum premieres Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org, and the PBS App.

Neal McCoy, Tyler Farr, Doug Stone, Rhett Akins, Craig Campbell, Andy Griggs, The Malpass Brothers, and more to perform during White Oaks Ranch Presents The Sixth Annual Daryle Singletary Keeping It Country Jam on Tuesday, February 13 at The Nashville Palace

The White Oaks Ranch Presents the Sixth Annual Daryle Singletary Keeping It Country Jam, which is brought to you by Solomon Plumbing and Fire Protection, is set to take place at The Nashville Palace on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, as the unofficial kickoff to The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Convention and Sport Show. Neal McCoy, Tyler Farr, Doug Stone, Rhett Akins, Craig Campbell, Andy Griggs, The Malpass Brothers, John Morgan, Jenna Lemaster, Duke Henry, and Robert Bacon are scheduled to perform. Additional event sponsors include RCI Restoration & Thrive Label Group. Reserved tickets are $60 and general admission tickets are $30 and are available online at the Sixth Annual Daryle Singletary KEEPIN' IT COUNTRY JAM at The Nashville Palace.

Moe Bandy Celebrates 45th Anniversary Of Hit Single “It’s A Cheating Situation” With Janie Fricke

CMA and ACM award-winning country music legend Moe Bandy celebrates the 45th anniversary of his hit single “It’s A Cheating Situation” with Janie Fricke, which was released in January 1979. Serving as the lead track from his album of the same title, it peaked at #2 on Billboard and remained on the charts for a total of fifteen weeks. Written by Sonny Throckmorton and Curly Putman, “It’s A Cheating Situation” remains one of Bandy’s most requested songs at every show. Moe Bandy was recently presented with the first-ever “Moe Bandy Icon Award” at the Texas Country Music Awards at Billy Bob’s Texas.

TONY ORLANDO ANNOUNCES FAREWELL TOUR

'TONY ORLANDO – The Farewell Concerts' to visit Las Vegas, Niagara Falls, Des Plaines and St. Charles, Illinois, Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Uncasville, Connecticut // A Grammy Nominee, Tony Orlando has sold millions of records, including five #1 hit records, “Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree,” “Knock Three Times,” “Candida,” “My Sweet Gypsy Rose,” and “He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You)”

Vision Films Sets Theatrical and VOD Release for Country Musical ‘A Nashville Wish’

Vision Films Inc. (“Vision”) announces the theatrical run of coming-of-age and following one’s destiny story, A Nashville Wish [IMDb], on February 2, 2024, followed by transactional VOD across the US and Canada on February 27. Executive produced by Niraj Bhatia and Dan Burks of Om Films, with Robin Capehart, Stephen Emmett Jackson, Frank Thomas Parker, and Markus Niepraschk.

Joe Bonsall, Tenor Singer For The Oak Ridge Boys, Announces Retirement From Touring

Putting truth to the viral rumors, Joe Bonsall, tenor singer for fifty years for The Oak Ridge Boys, has officially announced his plans to retire from touring. During a Saturday, December 30th concert in Greenville, Mississippi, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban introduced Ben James (Doyle Lawson, Dailey & Vincent) to an enthusiastic audience at Harlow’s Casino Resort.

BILLIE JO JONES SIGNS EXCLUSIVE RECORDING AND PUBLISHING CONTRACT WITH GET JOE ENTERTAINMENT

Country singer Billie Jo Jones has signed an exclusive recording and publishing contract with Get Joe Entertainment, LLC in Dallas, TX. Billie Jo signed the contract with the help of producer Kent Wells, who is well-known for his work with Dolly Parton in Nashville. He is excited to see Billie Jo's success on radio this winter. Her writing style will blend well with that of other writers in Nashville and Texas as she works on a full-length album set to be released in the spring of 2024.