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Motley Crue Talks Country Music Metal Covers

90′s metal and country music together…….how does this all make sense?

“Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute To Motley Crue,” will include the likes of Gretchen Wilson (“Wild Side”), Rascal Flatts (“Kickstart My Heart”), The Mavericks (“Dr. Feelgood”) and LeAnn Rimes (“Smokin’ In The Boys Room”) taking their turns covering 15 of the Crue’s greatest hits.

You can sample and/or buy the songs here: (iTunes | Amazon).

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Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley & MORE to Kick-off Route 91 Harvest Country Festival in Las Vegas!

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Live Nation, the creators of premier country music festivals Watershed and Faster Horses, in collaboration with MGM Resorts International, today revealed its newest music festival: Route 91 Harvest. Originally known as Route 91, the three-day country music festival takes its name from the iconic Las Vegas Boulevard. The festival, scheduled October 3rd – 5th, will boast a gathering of true high-roller performers including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Brantley Gilbert.

Set to take place at The Lot across from Luxor Hotel & Casino, country music fans will get an exclusive music experience in true Sin City-style. Three-day passes for the party of the fall start at $169 and go on sale Friday, Aug. 1st at 10 a.m. PST. For more information, visit www.rt91harvest.com.

Additional artists confirmed include Tyler Farr, Dwight Yoakam, Randy Houser, Dustin Lynch, Neal McCoy, Charles Esten and Clare Bowen from ABC’s hit show “Nashville,” Dan + Shay, Josh Thompson, Sam Hunt, Ashley Monroe, Lindsay Ell and Dee Jay Silver.

The festival will provide fans with the opportunity to upgrade their tickets and enjoy the festivities, Vegas-style, with special amenities including exclusive bar access, elevated stage views, lounge seating and massage services, among many other VIP services. Additionally, Route 91 Harvest attendees will enjoy special room rates at all MGM Resorts International properties.

“Las Vegas and country music are synonymous with over the top events, and we know that Route 91 Harvest will deliver the latest, greatest experience for fans from all over the world,” said Brian O’Connell, Live Nation President of Country Touring. “After launching Watershed and Faster Horses, this festival is the next step in the evolution of Live Nation’s fan and artist friendly festival family. We’re thrilled to have it land in MGM Resorts International’s newest venue, The Lot.”

Chris Baldizan, senior vice president of entertainment for MGM Resorts International, said, “It’s exciting to see the Route 91 Harvest Festival come to fruition. With an amazing line-up of talent over three days, our guests will experience country music at a unique, one-of-a-kind venue right on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. It’s great to have a partner like Live Nation who shares our passion and vision for entertainment.

Follow further Route 91 Harvest updates on Facebook: facebook.com/Route91Harvest, Twitter: twitter.com/Route91Harvest, Instagram: instagram.com/route91harvest and join the conversation on Twitter, using #Rt91Harvest.

Aaron Lewis Excited to Join Brantley Gilbert on Tour

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Aaron Lewis is joining Brantley Gilbert on the second leg of the Let It Ride Tour. Earlier this week, Brantley Gilbert and his sidekick Sylo revealed dates and opening acts for the second leg of his LET IT RIDE TOUR through a special video. The announcement also included footage from the first part of the tour, showing fired-up performances from the multiple sold-out shows last spring. This round is set to kick off on September 19 in Austin, TX.  Aaron Lewis as direct support 9/19 through 10/25 and Tyler Farr as direct support 10/30 through 12/6. Chase Bryant will be opening all dates. For tickets and more info on the Let It Ride Tour, visit: brantleygilbert.com. For more info on Aaron Lewis, visit: aaronlewismusic.com.

“I’m very excited to be hitting the road with Brantley Gilbert on the Let It Ride Tour in September,” said Lewis. “This is gonna be a good one!!”

LET IT RIDE TOUR dates with special guests Aaron Lewis & Chase Bryant:
09/19 – Austin, TX (Cedar Park Center)
09/20 – Tulsa, OK (BOK Center)
09/26 – State College, PA (Bryce Jordan Center)
09/27 – Worcester, MA (DCU Center)
09/28 – Bangor, ME (Cross Insurance Center)
10/09 – Cincinnati, OH (US Bank Arena)
10/10 – Southaven, MS (Landers Center)
10/11 – Jackson, MS (MS Coliseum)
10/16 – Madison, WI (Veterans Memorial Coliseum at Alliant Energy Center)
10/17 – St. Louis, MO (Chifetz Arena)
10/18 – Moline, IL (iWireless Center)
10/23 – Des Moines, IA (Wells Fargo Arena)
10/24 – Cape Girardeau, MO (Show Me Center)
10/25 – Kansas City, MO (Sprint Center)

Brantley Gilbert Announces 2nd Leg of ‘Let It Ride Tour’

Brantley Gilbert and his four legged friend took to YouTube to announce the second leg of his Let It Ride tour. He also joked that Sy may in fact be the laziest dog in the world, so it’s up to the fans to get him excited by using #LetItRideTour

Brantley Gilbert Let It Ride Tour Dates – Second Leg:

With Aaron Lewis (and special guest)
9/19 – Austin, TX
9/20 – Tulsa, OK
9/26 – State College, PA
9/27 – Worcester, MA
9/28 – Bangor, ME
10/9 – Cincinnati, OH
10/10 – Southhaven, MS
10/11 – Jackson, MS
10/16 – Madison, WI
10/17 – St. Louis, MO
10/18 – Moline, IL
10/23 – Des Moines, IA
10/24 – Cape Girardeau, MO
10/25 – Kansas City, MO

With Tyler Farr (and special guest)
10/30 – Raleigh, NC
10/31 – Savannah, GA
11/1 – Norfolk, VA
11/20 – Fresno, CA
11/21 – San Jose, CA
11/22 – Anaheim, CA
12/4 – Charlotte, NC
12/5 – Nashville, TN
12/6 – Pikeville, KY

More Than 40,000 Fans Attend The 2nd Annual Taste of Country Music Festival

PHOTO CREDIT: Joshua Timmermans, Taste of Country Music Festival

PHOTO CREDIT: Joshua Timmermans, Taste of Country Music Festival

More than 40,000 enthusiastic country music fans turned out for the Northeast’s premiere 3-day country music festival – the 2nd Annual Taste of Country Music Festival – held June 13-15 Hunter Mountain Resort (Hunter, NY) in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County.

To catch a brief video recap of the flavors, artists and thousands of fans who helped make this year’s Taste of Country Music weekend a huge success click HERE.

The star-packed lineup for this year’s festival included Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Hank Williams, Jr., Randy Houser, Thompson Square, Craig Morgan, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Farr, Eric Paslay, Charlie Worsham, Leah Turner, The Cadillac Three Chase Rice, Blackjack Billy, Gwen Sebastian and Jamie Lynn Spears.

Saturday night, TasteofCountry.com host Billy Dukes made the onstage announcement that Tim McGraw will be the first headliner for the 2015 festival.

“We are grateful and humbled by the support we’ve gotten from the fans of the Taste of Country Music Festival this year,” said Dhruv Prasad, Executive Vice President – Live Events, Townsquare Media Group. “Thanks again to all the great artists who performed on our stages this year, our hosts at Hunter Mountain, all of our great staff, and the folks in Greene County for welcoming us again. We are already looking forward to producing another great experience in 2015, and could not be more excited to bring Tim McGraw up to the Mountain!”

The 3rd Annual Taste of Country Music Festival will be held June 12-14, 2015, the weekend following the eleventh annual Mountain Jam Music Festival, scheduled for June 4-7, 2015.

For more information about the Taste of Country Music Festival – and to purchase tickets for the 2015 festival – go to www.tasteofcountryfestival.com.

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