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One of the biggest festivals in all of music is taking place this weekend in Viva Las Vegas! And we've got some country starts hitting the stage! Eric Church, Zac Brown Band and newly pop Taylor Swift will be headlining, but make sure to catch Kacey Musgraves and others on the smaller stages! It's sure to be a festival to remember! If you can't make it to the festival, you can bring the festival to you for free by livestreaming it on either Yahoo Screen or on iHeartRadio. Read more


CMT has signed on as the exclusive live video streaming partner for Clear Channel’s first-ever “iHeartRadio Country Festival” this Saturday, March 29, as the show will be streamed across CMT.com and the recently launched CMT Artists App beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT. CMT’s Cody Alan will host the livestream straight from the heart of Austin, Texas, as CMT brings the music of iHeartRadio to its fans with performances by Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, Carrie Underwood, Jake Owen and Dan+Shay. The festival will be hosted by nationally-syndicated country music personality Bobby Bones.... Read more


Always love it when country music goes international! This is a big event for our friends across the pond and some of the favorites will be there performing! Even the Dixie Chicks get some love overseas! For our England readers, there are still some tickets left for Sunday! Check out the website for more information! "LIKE" Nashville Gab on Facebook HERE "FOLLOW" Ashley Anne-Helene on Twitter HERE Read more


So did you catch Monday night's three-hour "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" special? If you're like me and didn't get the chance to watch the whole show then I've got you covered. Here are performance videos from the show. I will add more as I come across them so keep checking back if you want to see more. If you want to see some awesome photos from the show, be sure to check out ABC's CMA Music Fest page. Here's the full concert of just performances. Individual performances that I could find are after the jump. Keith Urban... Read more


The Craven Country Jamboree began yesterday in Regina, SK, Canada, and unfortunately had to make a last-minute replacement. Randy Travis was scheduled to appear at the festival, but due to his life-threatening medical issues right now the festival had to scramble to find someone to take his place. Luckily for fans, they were able to find a legendary group to replace the legendary singer. Read more


The Craven Country Jamboree bills itself as the "world's greatest country music festival," and with names like Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Brantley Gilbert, and the Dixie Chicks getting ready to grace their grounds this weekend, they might just be on the right track. However, there's one thing people who will be attending this year's festival might want to think about before getting their festival on ... sexually transmitted diseases. Sorry, it's way too early for this story, but that's me -- here providing news-you-can-use to horny country fans since 2008. Besides, CBC News started it. Since The Craven County Jamboree... Read more


The hills will ring with the glorious sounds of Gospel music as Loretta Lynn welcomes fans to the inaugural “Loretta Lynn’s Gospel Music Festival” to be held at her Hurricane Mills, TN ranch September 28-29, 2013. The Country music icon has a well-documented love of Gospel music and has consistently shared music of faith in her concerts and recordings. Now, for the first time, she welcomes the music to her home as the top acts in Gospel music plan to perform during the two-day inspirational event. “Its kind of like an old-time “all-day singing and dinner on the ground,” says... Read more


In one week country music fans from all over will start to descend on Nashville with eagerness to attend all the events they can or planned on, connect with friends and or meet new ones, see everyone they possibly can; some planned some impromptu, and most of all just have fun and make the best of their experience. The road there starts a year or so in advance for many; others it's just a few months ahead. It can be a frenzied time making all the right arrangements and having everything lined up and confirmed. This is my first year... Read more


I may be behind in my things to do; but the work to support and erase hunger never stops. Since the inception in 2012 of the Outnumber Hunger program 6,825,375 meals have been secured, not too far from the goal of up to ten million that has been set. Can they meet and exceed such a large undertaking? I believe they can. In April of this year the first ever Outnumber Hunger LIve concert event took place in Las Vegas on Friday night, during the 2013 Academy of Country Music weekend. The event brought awareness for the Outnumber Hunger Program... Read more


So many people look forward every year to Stagecoach, the annual three-day music extravaganza that takes place in Indio, California, so it's always fun when they finally release their full performer lineup. Next year's 7th annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival will take place April 26-28 with tickets going on sale Saturday, October 20th. Full ticket info can be found on the Stagecoach website. This list is accurate as of today, but there may be more artists added in the future. Friday, April 26th Toby Keith Hank Williams Jr. Trace Adkins Jeff Bridges & The Abiders Roger McGuinn Old Crow Medicine... Read more