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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBobby Bare has released “The Day All the Yes Men Said No” off his upcoming album, Great American Saturday Night. The project finds Bobby covering 13 songs that were written or co-written by acclaimed poet and author Shel Silverstein. It will

Tortuga Music Festival postponed to October

ABC/Image Group LAAnother country music festival has been postponed due to COVID-19.  Tortuga Music Festival will move from April to October. The Florida-based festival, which was originally scheduled to take place April 17-19, will now take over

COVID-19 causes Midland to postpone European tour

ABC/Image Group LALike many other artists, Midland has been forced to cancel their upcoming concert dates in Europe as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The band was originally scheduled for a two-week trek across the U.K., Germany, Sweden,

CMA makes donation to tornado relief efforts

CMAThe Country Music Association is stepping up with a monetary donation to help those impacted by the tornadoes that ravaged Nashville and Middle Tennessee on March 3. The organization is donating $100,000 on behalf of its members to The

Kelsea Ballerini adjusts album release plans due to COVID-19

Black River Records Kelsea Ballerini is rearranging her promotional plans for the release of her new album, kelsea, due to COVID-19.   The singer shared and note and video to fans on Twitter revealing that the album promotion cycle will look “pretty different” than

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this day in 1998, LeAnn Rimes’ debut single was certified gold by the RIAA. Do you remember which song it was? ANSWER: “Blue.” Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.