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Gary Allan’s Songbooks On Display At Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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Platinum selling recording artist Gary Allan visited the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to view his songwriting materials on display in the Taylor Swift Education Center. The singer/songwriter is lending one of his favorite 1948 Gibson J200 acoustic guitars, three of his leather-bound songbooks and his favorite John Lennon edition Mont Blanc writing pen to the center, hoping to inspire a new generation of budding songwriters. “I am very honored to have some of my personal things on display in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This is the place where all the legends are, so this is a big deal to me,” said Allan.

“Some kids may think they need a computer or instruments to get started.  I want kids out there to know that all you really need to write a song is a pen, a piece of paper and a little creativity,” Allan said to the Associated Press. “Songwriting is a great outlet. It can be a wonderful form of creative expression, it can be therapeutic and it’s fun!”

Allan’s songbooks on display contain several of his biggest radio hits including the #1 smash “Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)” co-written by Allan, 2015 CMA Song of the Year Award winner Hillary Lindsey and Matt Warren.  On display, visitors of the Taylor Swift Education Center can see Allan’s handwritten pieces including a co-write with longtime friend and GRAMMY® nominated songwriter Odie Blackmon and Sarah Buxton as well as the framed handwritten lyrics to Allan’s favorite song he has written, “Puttin’ Memories Away.”

“Music education sits at the core of our mission at the Museum. We host hundreds of education programs in our Taylor Swift Education Center each year, and songwriting is at the heart of our flagship program Words & Music,” said Ali Tonn, the Museum’s Director of Education and Public Programming. “We’re thrilled to be able to feature artifacts Gary Allan used to craft so many of his hits and hope that this installation will inspire and encourage young, budding songwriters.”

After viewing the display, Allan posed with his manager and team members of The Country Music Hall Of Fame and Museum.

Pictured from left to right are:
Front Row:  Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Ali Tonn – Director of Education and Public Programs and Carolyn Tate – Senior Vice President of Museum Services.

Back Row:  John Lytle – Lytle Management Group, Gary Allan and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CEO Kyle Young.

Lee Brice, Gary Allan and More Added to WE Fest Lineup

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Lee Brice, Billy Currington, Gary Allan and Montgomery Gentry have been added to the superstar lineup for the 34th Annual WE Fest at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes, MN. These country music chart-toppers join previously announced headliners Eric Church, Kid Rock and Tim McGraw for this year’s festival August 4-6, 2016.

While this is the first time that Brice and Currington will perform at Soo Pass Ranch, this will be the fifth WE Fest appearance for both Allan and Montgomery Gentry.

“We’re very excited about our lineup this year and we’re not finished yet,” remarked Bob Bliss, WE Fest General Manager. “We have more artist announcements coming and we’re working around the clock to make this year’s WE Fest a truly memorable one for all our loyal fans.”

WE Fest 2016 tickets are available now. Prices for 3-day general admission tickets start at $139; reserve tickets start at $140; and VIP tickets start at $700. More information regarding VIP details, along with camping options and pricing is available online only at  To order by phone, call 800-493-3378.

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Dierks Bentley, Gary Allan, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town & MORE to Perform ‘Stars and Strings’ Concert


Dierks Bentley will be joined by Gary Allan, Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Lee Brice, Little Big Town and The Band Perry for the first ever Stars and Strings concert event honoring Veterans. The acoustic show will take place at the legendary Chicago Theater on Veterans Day, November 11th for those who’ve served and are serving along with their families.

“The tickets are going to benefit the Folds of Honor, a foundation that is really important to me, that helps the children of deceased and wounded veterans go to college. It’s going to be fun – a chance to play country music, honor our veterans and raise money for a great cause. That’s awesome for me, and I feel lucky to be a part of it.”

More artists and surprise special guests are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Fans can purchase pre-sale tickets from Tuesday, Sept. 29th at 10:00AM, CT through Thursday, Oct. 1st at 10:00PM, CT with Chase® cardmembers gaining early access to tickets and a VIP sound check package. General ticket sales begin on Friday, Oct 2nd at 10:00AM, CT through Ticketmaster.

More information on the show can be found on the show’s official website:

Gary Allan Headed to The Joint in Las Vegas!


Gary Allan heads to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas with special guest Clare Dunn for two nights of performances on Friday, December 11th and Saturday, December 12th at 9:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 18 at 10 a.m.

With the allure of a modern day outlaw, Allan has won over fans, peers and critics with his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live performances. While becoming a force on the country music scene, he has remained true to his artistic voice each step of the way. His new single, “Hangover Tonight,” co-written and co-produced by Allan, is impacting radio with an album slated for later this year. His last album, Set You Free, topped the Billboard 200 (Pop Chart), a career first for Allan. The album also made its debut at the top of the Billboard Country Album chart (for the fourth time in a row) and produced his fifth No. 1 country radio chart topper with, “Every Storm Runs Out Of Rain.”

Tickets start at $39.50 (plus applicable service fees) and go on sale Friday, September 18 at 10 a.m. at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX or online at For VIP ticket packages including premium seating options, please contact For groups of 12 or more, please call 702.693.4017 or contact

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