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Big O Music Fest Line Up Just Screams Party

I am SO excited! The Big O Music Fest has grown to be one of THE premiere music festivals in the Midwest second only to the CMA Music Fest in Nashville. Being from Owensboro, I am so very proud to announce the 2013 Big O Music Fest line up!

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Jon’s Country Classic Spotlight – Billy Swan ‘I Can Help’

I have been hosting the WKDQ Country Classic show for over 13 years and it never ceases to amaze me how many of you ask questions about particular songs and artists. If you have been listening to the show for any length of time at all, you know how much I love and appreciate Classic Country. Each week, I am going to put one song in spotlight and tell the story behind the song - this week it's Billy Swan's "I Can Help".

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Behind the Scenes with Gloriana Rehearsing for the Alan Jackson Tour

TONIGHT is a BIG night!! Alan Jackson is coming to town!!!!! He will be at the Ford Center tonight with Gloriana and Greg Bates. A couple of days ago, Gloriana posted a video of a behind-the-scenes look at their rehearsals for the show tonight. It's pretty cool to see how excited they are and how hard they work.

 

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Actor Charles ‘Chip’ Estern Before ‘Nashville’ [VIDEOS]

If you are a fan of the music city drama 'Nashville, ' then you know Charles Estern who plays Deacon, a tortured singer-songwriter. But did you know that once upon a time he wasn't necessarily known for his rugged and sexy good looks but his sense of humor?

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Sunny Sweeny Wants You to Vote For Her and Click the Box in Parody Video

The 'Jon and Leslie Want to Know' on Facebook this morning asked you who you would vote to be the 2013 ACM  'New Male Vocalist of the Year.' Well tomorrow, we will be asking you about the females. Sunny Sweeny is on the ballot and is asking you to vote for her in a funny Justin Timberlake/'Saturday Night LIVE' parody video. You know the one I'm talking about, LOL, but Sunny's version is called, 'Click in the Box!' ;-) And, with a sense of humor like THIS, she has my vote.

 

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Luke Bryan Shares Tri-State Memories and Why He Picked Evansville to Kick Off His Tour – Leslie’s Interview

The first time I met Luke Bryan was six years ago when he came to Evansville to perform at Woody's. I had no idea who he was other than the fact the he had a song on the radio, his debut single, 'All My Friends Say,' that I really liked. Little did I know that, the artist I was about to meet would be a MEGA country STAR!

In my interview with Luke on Thursday, I found out that not only do I have some great memories of my first meeting with Luke, but HE has some very fond memories of the Tri-State as well

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Carrie Underwood’s Video Trailer for ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ Is Pretty Ominous

Carrie Underwood is on an incredible roll right now thanks in part to her current album, Blown Away. The first two singles, 'Good Girl' and the title track 'Blown Away' did very well for Carrie and established her as one of the top female vocalists in popular music today. Her third single, 'Two Black Cadillacs' appears destined for number one status and the video will debut on Entertainment Tonight on January 23rd.

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Who Should Be Blake Shelton’s New Co-Host for the ACM Awards? Leslie’s Pick

It was announced that the Academy of Country Music Awards has chosen a replacement for Reba McEntire as Blake Shelton's co-host for the awards show. The ACM peeps aren't going to reveal the name of the chosen one, just yet. They are waiting for YOU, the fans, to Tweet about it first. 25,000 of you.

And you did! I just found out that the ACM peeps announced it around noon today (TUESDAY) Read My predictions first and see if I was right! :-)

 

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What Happens In Country Music In 2013 – Eric’s Predictions

2012 was quite a year for country music.  A lot of things are certainly changing.  Some like it and some don't but change is inevitable.  So what can we expect in 2013?  I have some ideas.

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Pop and Country Star Patti Page Dies at 85

Patti Page, legendary pop and country star has died at the age of 85 in a Southern California nursing home. Page sold more than 100 million records over her incredible career. Her most notable records were 'The Tennessee Waltz' and 'How Much Is That Doggie in the Window'. Page charted more than 81 pop hits between 1948-68, but her sound was as much appealing to country audiences as pop audiences.

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Jon and Leslie Interview Kix Brooks

On 'Jon and Leslie in the Morning, ' we got a call from Kix Brooks! He has a new single, "Moonshine Road" on his new album 'New to this Town' - he is very excited about both. Listen to the interview!!

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Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera ‘Just a Fool’ Preview [VIDEO]

I have to admit, I was worried about Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera working together on 'The Voice.' I was afraid that she would cause problems between Blake and Miranda with her flirtatious ways. But, even more so, I was worried about this duet that the two artists were recording. I thought, "NO WAY!!' But, all I can say now that I've heard it is, "WAY!!"

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