Fellow Singer/Songwriters and Friends Remember and Mourn the Loss of Rock ‘N’ Roll Icon Little Richard
Grammy Award winning, Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame member, Little Richard, the mastermind behind legendary hits “Long Tall Sally,” “Rip It Up,” “Good Golly Miss Molly,” “Tutti Frutti” and many more, has passed away at the age of 87. Little Richard’s music broke racial barriers and his impressionable style shattered all that was standard. The eccentric star paved the way for other stand-out acts with his unique nature, flamboyant flair and inspiring innovations to culture. With an unmatched career of stellar achievements, the musical giant leaves behind an unforgettable legacy. Little Richard was not only a distinct entertainer but a friend to many in the music industry.
T. Graham Brown Virtual Facebook Concert ‘Great Music, Great Stories, Great Fun’ Set For This Friday, April 24th at 6:00PM CST
As social distancing continues the music refuses to stop, and T. Graham Brown is dedicated to doing his part by bringing a hearty dose of laughter and light-hearted tunes to all. The Great Music, Great Stories, and Great Fun live stream show will do just that. Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown is sharing stories, taking song requests and bringing needed humor to fans at home through this special live stream show on Friday, April 24th at 6:00PM CST.
T. Graham Brown Joins Trace Adkins, Jason Crabb And Host Bobby Bones For A Special Easter Edition Of The Grand Ole Opry, Live On Circle
Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown will join Trace Adkins, Jason Crabb, and Circle host Bobby Bones for a special Easter celebration and to carry on the tradition of the 4,919th consecutive Saturday night broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry.
“I’m so happy that the Grand Ole Opry tradition of weekly live broadcasts is able to continue bringing the music and fun to it’s loyal audience,” said T. Graham. “I’m always honored to sing in the “Sacred Circle,” especially during these times of uncertainty. Music heals the soul and that’s what we are all trying to do in one way or another.”
In addition, the Grand Ole Opry has partnered with MusiCares to bring you the #UNBROKEN campaign to raise money for MusiCares’s COVID-19 Relief Fund, benefiting artists and music professionals affected by the crisis. You can help us keep the music playing and the circle unbroken by texting UNBROKEN to 41444 to donate now, and by tuning in this Saturday, April 11 at 8PM ET / 7PM CT on Circle.
Grammy Award winning, Songwriters Hall of Fame Member John Prine passed away at age 73 due to Covid-19. Some of his most legendary hits include, “Hello in There,” “Sam Stone,” “Angel From Montgomery” and “Paradise.” Prine used these masterpieces to highlight moments that the average mind grazed over with empathetic words and light-hearted lines. Writing for big industry names such as Johnny Cash, George Strait, Don Williams, the Everly Brothers, Carl Perkins and Bette Midler, all while being a singer, author, actor and record label owner, leaves Prine with one of the most renowned legacies in music history. Prine was not only a poetic prodigy, but a friend to many in the music and entertainment industry.
T. Graham Brown’s Live Wire On SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58 Continues Wednesday, April 1st at 10/9c
Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown’s LIVE WIRE on SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58 will debut new episodes for April, starting Wednesday, April 1 at 10/9c, featuring an interview with country music hit maker Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn. LIVE WIRE is a one hour show that showcases live cuts & interviews with some of T. Graham Brown’s closest friends and heroes, sharing fun stories about life on the road.
Fellow Artists and Friends Remember and Mourn The Loss of Grand Ole Opry Great Jan Howard and Country Music’s “Pickup Man,” Joe Diffie
Nineties country-music hitmaker Joe Diffie died Sunday, March 29th due to complications related to COVID-19. The feel-good tunes that Diffie created continue to bless fans around the world. In all, Diffie charted 18 Top 10 singles, with the majority reaching the top five, including 1993 radio essentials “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)” and iconic song, “John Deere Green.” Diffie’s popular hits also include “Home,” “Third Rock From the Sun,” “Pickup Man,” “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets),” and “Bigger Than the Beatles.”
Chart-topping country leading lady and 49 year member of the Grand Ole Opry, Jan Howard, died peacefully on Saturday, March 28th at age 91 in Gallatin, Tennessee. In 1960 Howard relocated from Los Angeles to Nashville, where she began appearing on the Opry. Howard would sing demos of songs including “I Fall to Pieces,” a monumental success for Patsy Cline. Howard would also team with Opry star Bill Anderson on a number of duets, including her sole number one, “For Loving You.” After a recording career with Capitol Records, she was signed to Decca’s label, landing a top five single with “Evil on Your Mind.”
Friends and fellow artists mourn the tragic losses and recall fond memories that they’ve shared and will forever cherish with Jan Howard and Joe Diffie.
Remembering Kenny Rogers Hosted By T. Graham Brown Special Set To Air On SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58, Premieres Friday, March 27th At 9/8c
Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown will host ‘Remembering Kenny Rogers’ special to premiere Friday, March 27th at 9/8c on SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58. This heartwarming two-hour show will feature live cuts from Kenny Rogers’ ‘Live By Request’ album and more. As part of the tribute, some of Kenny’s closest friends share their most precious memories and remember Kenny Rogers through the years. T. Graham Brown hosts LIVE WIRE each month on the channel, showcasing live cuts & interviews with some of T. Graham Brown’s closest friends and heroes while sharing fun stories about life on the road.
Romeo Entertainment Group Continues The Couch Concert Series To Keep The Music Alive During Social Distancing
Romeo Entertainment Group, one of America’s largest independent buyers of entertainment, began presenting the ‘Couch Concert Series’ Wednesday, March 18th in an effort to keep the music playing and to entertain those at home during times of social distancing. The concerts feature artists performing their latest songs and engaging with the audience through live stream to prove that music continues to heal.
Hats Off To The 80s & 90s – The Music Continues Presented By The 615 Hideaway Event Draws A Crowd Of Over 260,000 Viewers
On Monday, March 23, the acoustic live-stream concert “Hats off to the 80’s and 90’s- The Music Continues” presented by the 615 Hideaway took over the internet drawing in over 260,000 country music fans from around the world to enjoy live country music from the comfort of their homes. The special event was hosted by Inside Edition’s Megan Alexander and arranged by country hit maker T. Graham Brown in an effort to keep spirits high, hearts strong and bring optimistic entertainment to those stuck inside during times of social distancing. Brown, joined by fellow artists Bryan White, Wade Hayes, Tim Rushlow, David Frizzell, Ronnie McDowell,Tim Atwood and Lulu Roman put on a show that left fans counting down the days until the next live-stream concert.
T. Graham Brown’s Live Wire On SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58 Continues Wednesday, March 4th at 10/9c
Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown’s LIVE WIRE on SiriusXM’s Prime Country, Channel 58 will debut a new episode for March, starting Wednesday, March 4th at 10/9c, featuring an interview with country music hitmaker Randy Owen. LIVE WIRE is a one hour show that showcases live cuts & interviews with some of T. Graham Brown’s closest friends and heroes, sharing fun stories about life on the road.