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Kellie Pickler Corn Maze In North Carolina Is Beautiful

I have never hid the fact that I have somewhat of an obsession over the beautiful Kellie Pickler, but after seeing what these folks did in Shelby, North Carolina, I have to wonder, 'Why didn't I think of that?'

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Father And Son Songwriters – Thomas Rhett And Rhett Akins Own Half The Top Ten

Talk about a family that should be proud.  The Akins family is ruling the country music world right now.  Rhett Akins had a decent career of his own in the 90's and a great songwriting career to follow, and now he gets to watch his son, Thomas Rhett (Akins), as one of country's top new artists.  Both father and son share a love of songwriting and the charts this week show that they're both pretty good at it.

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Indiana State Fair Pays Kevin Costner $80,000 for Concert – Find Out What They Paid Others

If you have ever found yourself curious as to the kind of money national recording artists earn when doing concerts in this area, the following should give you a pretty good idea.

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Jake Owen on Freak Accident: ‘I’m Just Prone to This’

Jake Owen's hand injury is just the latest in a growing list of his injuries occurring during recreational activity that some may label as extreme. Before his block party celebration to commemorate his fourth straight No. 1 single, Owen said he doesn't plan to reign in his adventuresome ways, no matter who asks him to.

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Jon and Leslie Talk to Jake Owen About Headlining the ‘Big O Music Fest’, His Recent Injury, Doing What He Loves and Parenthood

Last week, Jon and I interviewed Jake Owen and as always it was a blast!! Jake is one of the most positive, humble and down to earth country artists in the business today. He is gets serious when he talks about being thankful for everything he has and laughs at himself as he admits, at times, he is an idiot. LOL Whether talking about his wife getting on to him, his beautiful baby girl waking him up in the morning or his AWESOME fans, we could see Jake's smile even through the phone. Here is the entire interview.....

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Chris Young Hospitalized With Leg Infection – All Shows Cancelled Through August 17

Singer Chris Young has been hospitalized in Denver due to a leg infection. At this moment Young is listed in stable condition and all shows through August 17th have been cancelled. The exact cause of the infection is unknown at this time and Young will remain hospitalized for at least the next 24 hours, he arrived at the hospital in an ambulance.

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“CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” Promo is All About Little Big Town

For those of us who have weren't able to go to the CMA Music Fest, we have been waiting and NOW the our wait is over. The "CMA Music Festival:  Country's Night to Rock" is TONIGHT on ABC! Artists performing include Hunter Hayes, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, The Band Perry, Zac Brown Band and Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson but the promo for the concert television event is all about the host's Little Big Town.

 

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Leslie Talks to Justin Moore About ‘The Big O Music Fest’, His Upcoming Album and How He Relaxes

One of the AWESOME things about my job is interviewing country artists. Last week, I had the honor of interviewing one of my faves, Justin Moore. I met Justin several years ago when he performed at our 'Cheap Seats' concert series anniversary and have been a HUGE fan ever since. Justin will be in Owensboro, August 31st for the 'Big O Music Fest' at Reid's Orchard. Here is the interview.

 

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Check Out Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Newest Album – “Last of a Dyin’ Breed”

Ever been to a concert and you didn't know the band's new album? It's a sucky feeling! Well, you are in luck - get ready for Lynyrd Skynyrd live at the Ford Center with special guest Eric Paslay on Augu

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Cassadee Pope Struggles With Breakup In Video For Debut Single ‘Wasting All These Tears’

How many times have you felt that you not only wasted time but tears as well on someone you thought was worthy of your affection and then turned out to be a complete loser? I guess when you think back, you're better off NOW. Right?

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9 Animals Confused By Trampolines

Raise your hand if you love trampolines! We sure do, particularly because they're like an instant way to revisit our inner five-year-old. While trampolines are no doubt fun, they can be hilariously painful, too (see: epic fails). If you think about it, though, the trampoline concept is also straight up confusing. That's why these animals are all, "what the heck, man?!"

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Trick Pony Reunites This Weekend – Is It Permanent?

This weekend, I noticed some cryptic tweets being sent by country star, and my good buddy, Heidi Newfield.  It seems that she was going to Boston to play a charity concert, and she wasn't alone.  A picture revealed Heidi sitting on a plane next to former Trick Pony band mates, Keith Burns and Ira Dean.

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