Country For A Cause Returns to 3rd & Lindsley June 7 With Star-Studded Lineup
Moe Bandy, John Conlee, Wade Hayes, Terry McBride, Brandon Davis, Elizabeth Cook, Jake Hoot, Leon Everette, Makenzie Phipps, and Paulette Carlson (Highway 101) are the first round of artists announced to join hosts, T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang for Country For A Cause at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley, Wednesday, June 7 at 7 PM benefitting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The show is sponsored by Gus Arrendale and Springer Mountain Farms. Tickets are on sale now and are $45 for general admission or $300 for VIP tables.
FORMER LYNYRD SKYNYRD DRUMMER ARTIMUS PYLE AND OTHER COLLEAGUES PAY TRIBUTE TO GUITARIST GARY ROSSINGTON
Gary Rossington, an original member of GRAMMY Hall of Fame Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died on Sunday, March 5th, 2023 at age 71.
Rossington survived the tragic 1977 plane crash that killed singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines, as well as backup vocalist Cassie Gaines (Steve’s sister), assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, pilot Walter McCreary, and co-pilot John Gray.
Country Newcomer Makenzie Phipps Honors Lacy J. Dalton With Acoustic Video Of “16th Avenue” For 40th Anniversary
Country music singer-songwriter Makenzie Phipps is excited to announce the acoustic video for her rendition of Lacy J. Dalton’s timeless hit, “16th Avenue.” Premiered by American Songwriter, Phipps’ acoustic performance honors Dalton’s contribution to country music and coincides with the 40th Anniversary of its original release. Phipps recently released her current single “Drag” which was premiered by People.com and the acoustic video was premiered by Cowboys & Indians. With a combination of country and blues, Phipps’ unique vocal ability and song delivery offers a modern beat while showcasing a relationship that may not be ideal, yet it’s like a habit you just can’t kick. “Drag” was written by Cassidy Lynn Alexander, Dan Wilson, and Paul Bogart, and produced by Sal Oliveri (Chris Stapleton, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban).
Country For A Cause Returns to 3rd & Lindsley on June 8 at 7 pm with Star-studded Lineup
John Rich, Michelle Wright, John Berry, Rhonda Vincent, Wendy Moten, John Ford Coley, T. Graham Brown, Twitty & Lynn, The Isaacs, William Lee Golden and The Goldens, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Richard Lynch, Devon O’Day, Rob Kurtz, Billy Yates, Makenzie Phipps, and Paige King Johnson are set to join hosts T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang for Country For A Cause at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley, Wednesday, June 8 at 7 PM benefitting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The show is sponsored by Gus Arrendale and Springer Mountain Farms. Tickets are on sale now and are $40 for general admission.
COUNTRY MUSIC COMMUNITY MOURNS THE LOSS OF NAOMI JUDD
The country music community was rocked today with the tragic news of the sudden passing of country music giant Naomi Judd.
Country Music Community and Friends Mourn the Loss of Jeff Carson
Country music hitmaker and Academy of Country Music award-winner Jeff Carson died of a heart attack at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee at the age of 58. Fellow artists and friends mourn the loss of their friend and share memories of a true mentor, Jeff Carson…
Makenzie Phipps Releases First-Ever Holiday Single “Christmas Snow” Premiered by Center Stage Magazine
Country music singer-songwriter Makenzie Phipps sets the scene for a blissful holiday season with the release of her latest festive single, “Christmas Snow.” Makenzie adds her unique sound to the beautifully written tune, making for the perfect combination of southern sweetness and cozy Christmas delight. Her strong and vibrant vocals tell a heartwarming story during the cold winter days, placing comfort in the feeling of being in the arms of the one you love. Bright and romantic, the single captures just what it’s like to fall in love during the holidays. “Christmas Snow” was premiered by Center Stage Magazine and is available to download and stream on all digital platforms now!
Love From Music City Raises Over $35,000 From Their 5th Annual Gala
Love From Music City celebrated their 5th Annual Gala on Tuesday, October 5th with an evening of music, entertainment, surprises, and support for foster children throughout Middle Tennessee and orphans abroad. The special event began with a VIP red carpet, followed by hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and live musical performances! Artists present at the gala included Pam Tillis, Buddy Jewell, Marty Raybon, Devon O’Day, Cherish Lee, Charlene Tilton, JD Shelburne, Tim Atwood, Chapel Hart, NEDY, Makenzie Phipps, Denny Strickland, Billy Mason, Chris Golden, Nathan & Suzanne Young, who joined Crystal Gayle, the recipient of this year’s Bill Anderson Icon Award. Gayle was recognized for her contributions made to the community and for her role as a trailblazer and legendary performer, epitomizing everything Love From Music City stands for. The organization has a 50 year legacy of feeding and clothing orphans across the globe, with 10 years including local, Middle Tennessee foster children. The Love From Music City Gala was held at The Estate at Cherokee Dock, a former home of Reba McEntire.