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Emma Leigh and Lee Cherry Entertainment have made a deal to promote and service “Daddy’s Gonna Kill Him” the new single from the Virginia-based country artist to Global Radio.
The Rockingham County Fair had its biggest Thursday ever with more than 16,000 visitors turning the turnstiles, according to a preliminary view on attendance figures released today.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the grand opening of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, VA-Tenn. The Smithsonian Institution-affiliated museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the 1927 Bristol Sessions and their lasting influence on American popular music.
It’s a red-white-and-blue-letter day at Busch Gardens this July 4 weekend. As part of the park’s Star Spangled Nights celebration, an extended fireworks show will light up the sky July 3-5.
Opening Day, presented by Food Lion, of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday, March 12 will feature a concert by country music star Scotty McCreery.
The 90 minute performance starting at 7:30pm. The performance will feature the River City Radio Hour regulars, the Boogie Kings: Richard Adams, J. T. Fauber, and the keyboard genius William Hayes and comedian Marsha Howard.
Shenandoah Valley vocalist Emma Leigh has been selected to become a member of the class of 2014 at Premier Career Guidance, one of Nashville’s premier artist development companies.
Country music artist Daryle Singletary will perform in concert at the Salem Civic Center as part of the Department of Veterans Affairs Salem VA Medical Center 2013 National Salute to Veterans on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.
Jeremy Staubus has had family and friends encouraging him for years to pursue a career in Music City. The Mount Solon native is taking a step in that direction with the upcoming release of his debut country-music album. “Dam Town” is set for release this month. The CD will be available online at www.JeremyStaubus.com. Staubus […]
The “Virginia Dreams” of a group of local country-music artists will soon take “Center Stage” on national TV. “What we hope to do is showcase our local talent to the world,” said “Virginia Dreams Center Stage” host Tim Spears, who announced today that the country-music TV showcase will debut on RFD-TV in January. RFD-TV is […]
Country Music Hall of Fame members the Statler Brothers recently were honored with the 2011 James D. Vaughan Impact Award during a special ceremony at Dollywood at the Southern Gospel Music Association’s annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Singing News Fan Awards. Group members Harold Reid, Phil Balsley, Jimmy Fortune and Don Reid accepted […]
Story by Chris Graham With AFP Audio It was a cover of Roy Orbison’s “Crying” that landed Jimmy Fortune in the Statler Brothers. That’s why a cover of “Crying” is in Fortune’s new CD, “Windows,” which is being launched this weekend with a release party in Harrisonburg. “Lew Dewitt heard me sing that song at […]