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Bucky Covington is a ‘Happy Man’

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Bucky Covington is back with a new single (available today) and his very first EP is set to release July 14th. Fans can pre-order the 6 song EP starting today and receive the new single “I Feel Ya” immediately. Bucky produced his new music alongside Grammy Nominated producer Dale Oliver and is very excited to finally be able to share it with his fans. Along with this being Covington’s first EP release as an independent artist, this also marks his first project release in 3 years. Happy Man, the new EP from Bucky Covington, will release digitally July 14th and is available for pre-order now HERE .

“This project means a lot to me as an independent artist,” Bucky says. “The good part is that there’s no one telling me what songs to pick, and the bad part is no one is there to tell me what songs to pick or paying for making the music, so all the risk is on me. That said, I hope everyone loves it as much as I do!” The singer adds with his signature lighthearted smile and a laugh.

Bucky Covington Happy Man EP track listing:
1. “I Feel Ya” (Eric Mallon, Ruben Estevez, Jason Afable)
2. “Girl You Get To Me” (Dale Oliver, Serg Salinas, Michael Harter)
3. “I’m Saying Something” (Matt Warren)
4. “Somewhere Looking Beautiful” (Bucky Covington, Dale Oliver, Dan Couch)
5. “Buzzin” (Brad Hull)
6. “Happy Man” (Shannon Lawson)

Trace Adkins to Headline Inaugural Northwoods Music Festival

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The inaugural Northwoods Music Festival will bring some of the world’s greatest country artists to perform at the scenic outdoor music festival and carnival on the grounds of historic downtown Minong, Wisconsin surrounded by the tall trees of the North Woods and its picturesque lakes. Pre-sale festival 4-pack tickets are on sale now and available for $30.00 and $120.00 with some special incentives for those who buy early (Here). General on-sale will begin June 12. For tickets and information about VIP packages, visit www.nwmfest.com.

On Saturday, August 15, Northwoods Music Festival will debut with a full day and night of music. The award-winning, multi-platinum country music singer TRACE ADKINS will headline with performances from RODNEY ATKINS, JANA KRAMER, DAVID LEE MURPHY, BUCKEY COVINGTON, MAGGIE ROSE and a very special guest to be announced on June 20. Gates to the main festival will open Friday, August 14–Friday admission is free with the purchase of a Saturday ticket–and will kick off the weekend’s festivities with regional tribute artists POP ROCKS, MISH MASH, THE WHITE KEYS and more.

The Northwoods Music Festival will take over downtown Minong, WI, a historic town which is celebrating its 100 Year Anniversary this year. Attendees will enjoy a world-class festival atmosphere with Country Music’s Hottest Performers gracing the Outdoor stage, thrilling carnival rides, a classic car show, games for the whole family, local food and ice cold beer will be on tap, all in a walk-able atmosphere nestled in the scenic North Woods area. The main festival site will be located at (660 Hokah St. Minong, WI 54859) and extend throughout downtown Minong (West 5th St.) as the area is transformed into an outdoor amusement area with a capacity of 10,000 in the main festival site alone.

“We’re fortunate to have a great lineup and bring this caliber of talent and production to Northern Wisconsin,” states the Northwoods Music Festival Development Team. “We’re thrilled to bring world class entertainment to such an intimate environment.  We invite the local community as well as our neighbors far and wide, to come celebrate Minong’s 100 year history and start a new tradition.”

Grand Ole Opry and iHeart Radio Ready Their Rosters to Strike Out Cancer

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The Grand Ole Opry and iHeart Radio are readying their rosters as they prepare to strike out cancer at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game. More than 25 music and sports stars will step up to the plate for this 25th anniversary event, taking place June 13 from the new First Tennessee Park during CMA Music Festival. Tickets are available now at http://bit.ly/csg15pr.

Country standouts Angie Johnson, Bret Michaels, Bucky Covington, Deana Carter, JT Hodges, Phil Vassar and The Bobby Bones Show, along with Titans cornerback Perrish Cox and current and former Nashville Predators players Seth Jones and Stu Grimson, will play alongside previously announced participants Aaron Watson, Charles Esten, Chuck Wicks, Lauren Alaina, Lindsay Ell, Little Big Town, Love and Theft, and Vince Gill to strike out cancer with City of Hope. Winning StageIt performers SaraBeth and Doug McCormick will also take to the field for the anniversary event. CMT After Midnite’s Cody Alan and The Crook and Chase Countdown’s Lorianne Crook will emcee and offer play-by-plays for the thousands of fans in attendance.

Team Opry: Aaron Watson, Bucky Covington, Charles Esten, Chuck Wicks, Deana Carter, Eric Gunderson (Love And Theft), JT Hodges, Jimi Westbrook (Little Big Town), Kimberly Schlapman (Little Big Town), Phil Vassar, SaraBeth, Stu Grimson and Vince Gill.

Team iHeart Radio: Angie Johnson, Bret Michaels, Doug McCormick, Karen Fairchild (Little Big Town), Lauren Alaina, Lindsay Ell, Perrish Cox, Phillip Sweet (Little Big Town), Seth Jones, Stephen Barker Liles (Love And Theft) plus The Bobby Bones Show’s Bobby Bones, Eddie and Lunchbox.

Joining the lineup is Music City native Stephen Bess, who received lifesaving treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia more than two years ago at City of Hope. He and his genetically matched stem cell donor, who reside nine time zones apart, will meet for the very first time in a special ceremony before taking the field for the 25th Annual Celebrity Softball Game.

A pioneer in the treatment of bone and blood marrow diseases, City of Hope has performed more than 12,000 lifesaving bone marrow transplants. It also is a leading biomedical research institute for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. The City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game, presented by Staples and sponsored by PEOPLE Country, raises funds for that research.

Each year, the Celebrity Softball Game regularly features some of Country Music’s biggest and hottest stars. Over the years, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Scotty McCreery, Vince Gill and many more have taken to the field in support of City of Hope’s lifesaving mission.

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research institution and comprehensive cancer center where scientists and physicians quickly transform scientific discoveries into better treatments and prevention strategies for people around the world. Support from the Nashville community and its country music artists directly benefit City of Hope’s mission to find cures for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Tickets for the game can be purchased through Ticketmaster. Get more information on the game and the line-up of celebrities at www.cityofhope.org/softball. Those not able to attend the game can still support the cause. A variety of unique merchandise and experiences, including meet-and-greets with the hottest artists, will be available for bid at charitybuzz.com. The proceeds will benefit City of Hope’s mission to eradicate cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

 

 

Bucky Covington & Wife Discuss Baby Girl’s Condition on ‘The Doctors’- VIDEO

Photo Credit: The Doctors

Photo Credit: The Doctors

When Bucky Covington’s daughter, Kennedy, was born, he thought she was perfect, but he noticed her arm was purple and thought it had gotten bruised during the delivery. Within a week, her arm turned red and began to swell.

Kennedy was diagnosed with infantile hemangioma, one of the most common types of congenital tumors that occur in children. OB-GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains that hemangiomas are vascular malformations that affect tiny blood vessels, resulting in discoloration. They can be any size and can be found anywhere on the body. They usually get smaller and smaller and eventually disappear, but Dr. Ashton explains that larger hemangiomas can require treatment.

“When this first starts coming to the table, you are scared to death,” Bucky says. He says he was concerned that his daughter would be self-conscious about the condition as she grew older.

“You brought up such as an important part, which is, you know the self-conscious aspect of this, regardless of your age,” Dr. Ashton says, “because people look and then say, ‘What is that?’”

Bucky and his wife, Katherine, were referred to a specialist, who suggested a treatment option that could reduce the hemangioma.

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork explains that Propranolol is an oral beta-blocker that typically is used to treat the heart to lower blood pressure and slow the heart rate.

Pediatric ear, nose and throat physician Dr. Steve Goudy explains that within weeks or months of beginning the medication, the hemangiomas will turn grey and slowly go away.

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