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The Tug McGraw Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Celebrity Sporting Clay Pro-Am

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The Tug McGraw Foundation will hold its 3rd Annual “Celebrity Sporting Clay Pro-Am” on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Nashville Gun Club in Nashville, Tennessee. Sponsored by Tarver Land Development, the event will benefit the Tug McGraw Foundation and its efforts to improve the lives of military service members who have been affected by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

The Tug McGraw Foundation “Celebrity Sporting Clay Pro-Am” will feature an exciting lineup of celebrities from both the music and professional sporting clay communities, all vying for a chance to be crowned champions. Several of country music’s hottest stars have signed on including Brantley Gilbert, Andy Griggs, The Warren Brothers, Chris Janson, Craig Campbell, Deano Brown, Heidi Newfield, Ira Dean, Keith Anderson, Lance Miller, Kristy Lee Cook, Rhett Atkins, Colt Ford, Troy Gentry, Daryle Singletary, Matt Bailie, and the LoCash Cowboys. In addition, ESPN analyst John Kruk, Mike Fisher of the NHL Nashville Predators, and Headline Country host Storme Warren have also signed up to participate.

Heading up the professional contingent for the event are 2011 National Sporting Clays Champion Bill McGuire, Maximum Archery’s Andy Ross, Aaron and Steve Gould of the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting, along with Josh Richmond and Mark Weeks from the United States Army Exhibition Team.

The event will be a sporting clay competition between 20 teams consisting of four amateurs, one professional, and a music celebrity. Unlike trap or skeet, which are games of repeatable target presentations, sporting clay competitions simulates the unpredictability of live-quarry, offering a greater variety of trajectories, angles, speeds, elevations, distances, and target sizes.

The teams will make their way through the award-winning 20-station sporting clay course at the Nashville Gun Club. Following the competition there will be a lunch featuring Mickey Roos Texas BBQ and silent auction with items including wine, dining, travel and sports & music memorabilia.

To register an individual or a team, or for more information about becoming a sponsor of the event, please visit www.tugmcgraw.org.

Colt Ford Shares His Gratitude with Fans

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In gratitude for their support, country star Colt Ford is inviting fans to have their name included in the album credits on his new CD, “Thanks For Listening.” Beginning Thursday, April 3rd through Tuesday, May 6th, fans can submit their name by clicking here. Space is limited!

Ford’s fifth studio album, “Thanks For Listening,” is set for release this summer. The lead single, “The High Life,” featuring Chase Rice, can be heard exclusively on SiriusXM’s The Highway Channel 59. The music video for “The High Life” is scheduled to premiere in the coming weeks.

“I wanted to thank all of the fans for listening to my music, coming out to the shows, and being part of my extended family,” said Colt Ford. “I have the best fans in the world, and wanted to show them my gratitude by putting their names in my album credits.”

This Spring/Summer, Ford has a jam-packed tour schedule with new shows being added daily.

The “Loud & Proud” tour itinerary includes:
April 10 – Urbana, IL
April 11 – Chicago, IL
April 13 – Florence, AZ
April 18 – Grain Valley, MO
April 24 – Dothan, AL
April 25 – Biloxi, MS
April 26 – Vicksburg, MS
May 2 – Baton Rouge, LA
May 3 – Live Oak, FL
May 4 – August, GA
May 9 – Oklahoma City, OK
May 10 – Reklaw, TX
May 15 – Morgantown, WV
May 16 – Wapakoneta, OH
May 17 – Chesapeake, VA
May 22 – Bossier City, LA
May 23 – Terrell, TX
May 24 – Austin, TX
May 30 – San Bernadino, CA (With Toby Keith)
May 31 – Mountain View, CA (With Toby Keith)
June 1 – Wheatland, CA (With Toby Keith)
June 5 – Fargo, ND
June 6 – Minneapolis, MN
June 7 – Martin, MI
June 13 – Tampa, FL
June 14 – Jacksonville, FL
June 21 – Cullman, AL
June 22 – Rockston, IL
June 28 – Bristol, VA (With Toby Keith)
June 29 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH (With Toby Keith)
July 4 – Morgantown, WV
July 5 – Varysburg, NY
July 11 – Jefferson, WI
July 12 – Maryland Heights, MO (With Toby Keith)
July 13 – Tinley Park, IL (With Toby Keith)
July 19 – Eleanor, WV
July 23 – Cheyenne, WY
July 25 – Holmdel, NJ (With Toby Keith)
July 26 – Hartford, CT (With Toby Keith)
July 27 – Bethel, NY (With Toby Keith)
August 2 – Valdosta, GA
August 8 – Cincinnati, OH (With Toby Keith)
August 9 – Pittsburgh, PA (With Toby Keith)
August 10 – Springfield, IL
August 12 – Des Moines, IA
August 13 – Sedalia, MO (With Toby Keith)
August 23 – Tulsa, OK
August 27 – Philadelphia, PA (With Toby Keith)
August 29 – Belington, WV
August 31 – Rossville, GA
Sept. 5 – Bend, OR
Sept. 6 – Puyallup, WA
Sept. 9 – Abingdon, VA
Sept. 11 – Oklahoma City, OK
Sept. 13 – Noblesville, IN
Oct. 3 – South Boston, VA
Oct. 4 – Morehead City, NC
Oct. 11 – Suffolk, VA
Nov. 6 – Ladson, SC

Florida Georgia Line to Set Sail on “This is How We Cruise”

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Award-winning duo Florida Georgia Line, in partnership with Sixthman Ltd., announced the first ever “This is How We Cruise” music festival at sea, and they are bringing along their friends multi-platinum superstar Nelly, hot newcomer Thomas Rhett, Colt Ford, The Cadillac Three, Canaan Smith and Chris Lane. Artists will perform on multiple stages throughout the ship as well as host activities, intimate fan experiences and live on-stage collaborations aboard the Norwegian Pearl from November 8-12.

The four-day musical cruise will set sail from Miami, FL, to Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian’s Private Island in the Bahamas. Guests will enjoy the Norwegian Pearl’s 13 bars and lounges, 19 dining experiences, outdoor pool, hot tubs, expansive spa and fitness center and more. For more information and reservations, visit www.fglcruise.com.

The unstoppable duo is currently on the road as direct support for Jason Aldean’s NIGHT TRAIN Tour and will turn up the heat with their headline run - THIS IS HOW WE ROLL SUMMER SERIES 2014 – featuring special guest Nelly and opening act Chris Lane. For tour dates and more, check out www.FloridaGeorgiaLine.com.

Colt Ford To Take Over SiriusXM’s “Music Row Happy Hour”

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Colt Ford will take over SiriusXM’s “Music Row Happy Hour! With Buzz Brainard,” on The Highway Channel 59, Tuesday, March 18th, at 6pm ET and exclusively premiere his new single, “The High Life,” featuring Chase Rice. Fans can only hear the new single by tuning in to SiriusXM, and can immediately download the track on iTunes.
Simultaneously, Ford will announce his “Thanks For Listening” campaign designed to thank fans for their support by giving them an opportunity to send in their names for inclusion in the upcoming album credits. Ford’s new album, “Thanks For Listening,” is set for release this summer.

Written by Colt Ford, Chase Rice, Zach Crowell, Chris Cline and Jesse Rice, “The High Life” sings of regular folks having a good time and enjoying the blessings of life. Remaining true to an era gone by, the allure of the high life lives on today.

The Highway has been a champion of both Colt and Chase, individually,” stated Tony Morreale, VP Promotion/Marketing AJE. “When we heard this song, it was obvious – we had to roll with the Highway.”
“Chase actually played me the song the day he cut vocals on it. Coincidentally, five minutes later I got the song from Colt and it was game on,” said John Marks, SiriusXM Senior Director of Country Programming.

Colt hits the road this summer on select dates on Toby Keith’s “Shut Up and Hold On” tour. For tour dates and additional information, visit www.ColtFord.com

Colt Ford & Friends Raise $20,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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Colt Ford, along with some of country music’s biggest stars and celebrities from the sports world, gathered together for the “Colt Ford & Friends 2nd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic” to help raise $20,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event was held at the luxurious Château Éla.

“Thanks to all of our sponsors and friends who helped make this a great event for St. Jude,” said Colt Ford. “My heart goes out to all the kids at St. Jude, and I’m so humbled that we were able to help the cause.”

Check out a behind-the-scenes look at the day’s event and the evening’s all-star jam featuring Laura Bell Bundy, Craig Campbell, Ira Dean & Keith Burns, Tyler Farr, Jamey Johnson, Charles Kelley, Josh Kelley,The LACS, Larry the Cable Guy, Locash Cowboys, John Michael Montgomery and Sister Hazel.

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