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Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Drake Milligan will release his five-song, self-titled debut EP on July 23.  Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Matt Jordan has released a new song, “Fifth of July.” It’s his second single off his forthcoming album, set to arrive in the fall.

Ashley McBryde to play third show at Ryman Auditorium

Catherine Powell Ashley McBryde has booked another show at the Ryman Auditorium.  The “One Night Standards” singer will play a third show at the hallowed Nashville venue on August 28, following two consecutive sold-out shows on August 26

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock A very happy birthday is in order to the Grand Ole Opry member behind the Grammy-winning 1966 song “Don’t Touch Me,” as well as many more beloved country hits. She turns 81 years old today. Can

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock On last week’s installment of CMT’s Campfire Sessions, Kelsea Ballerini delivered an acoustic cover of Fleetwood Mac‘s 1977 classic, “Dreams.” Later this month, Ned LeDoux will open for Garth Brooks at the Cheyenne Frontier Days