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#CountryStrong Benefit Raises Big Bucks for Orlando

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Almost 10,000 people experienced four hours of music from Maddie & Tae, Tyler Farr, Jerrod Niemann, Canaan Smith, Billy Currington, Easton Corbin, Parmalee, Michael Ray and Cole Swindell at Orlando’s CFE Arena last night (6/22) during K92.3’s Country Strong concert, the Cox/Orlando and WWKA benefit for those affected by the recent mass shooting.

“Members and first responders of the Orlando Police Department and Fire Department, doctors, nurses and surgeons who attended to many of the victims, and many of their family and friends were in the audience,” MD/morning co-host Ashley Stegbauer tells Country Aircheck. “[The show] was emotional, but brought such a sense of community, peace and healing, which was a major goal.”

“An absolute success and a truly memorable and healing night for Orlando,” adds PD Drew Bland. “Major thanks to our team at K923, Cox Media Group and the countless caring people in Nashville who helped make this happen in such a short period of time.”

Proceeds are being tallied and will go the city’s OneOrlando Fund. Donations are still be accepted here.

Parmalee’s Scott Thomas Wins $20,000 to Benefit St.Jude

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Parmalee‘s drummer Scott Thomas, placed first along with his team at KNCI’s 9th Annual Golf & Guitars Celebrity Golf Tournament yesterday evening, securing a $20,000 win to benefit St.Jude. The charity golf tournament, presented by KNCI, took place at Haggis Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, Calif.

“My team had a lot of magic on the course and I’m so happy I got to be part of this event. Everyone was having fun while raising money for the kids,” Thomas reflects.

Parmalee Goes Back to Their “Roots” in New Single

Photo credit: Joseph Llanes

Photo credit: Joseph Llanes

Stoney Creek Records’ act Parmalee return to the Country music forefront with, “Roots,” the anthemic lead single from the band’s highly-anticipated sophomore album. The introspective track exploded at Country radio debuting with 40 first week reporting stations on its May 2 impact date. “Roots” is also now available at all digital retailers: geni.us/roots

The 2016 ACM New Vocal Duo/Group of the Year Nominee recently revealed its new single in true Parmalee fashion by giving fans a behind-the-scenes video of a special headlining performance at their alma mater, East Carolina University’s Minges Coliseum. Watch the touching footage below.

In addition to early radio support surrounding “Roots” the equally impactful music video will premiere exclusively on CMT Hot 20 Countdown and will be available across all CMT platforms following the premiere broadcast on May 7th.  Fans can subsequently catch the video playing on CMT, CMT Music, and on CMT.com at Parmalee.CMT.com. The poignant video, directed by Peter Zavadil, pays homage to the group’s upbringing and unique rise in Country music with a touch of heartfelt nostalgia.

Available everywhere now, “Roots,” depicts a personal journey for the band-of-brothers. Lead singer Matt Thomas says of the single,

“It’s about where you come from and all the things that make you you. Those things always stay with you throughout life, and no matter how hard you might try, you can’t outrun them.”

The song is laden with emotional depth with lyrics like: “There’s still that back home part of me / That can’t help but see things a little different / Like how there ain’t no need to put a g on the end of huntin’ or fishin’ / And I still got granddaddy’s bible, his old rifle, and his name / But I also got his pour a little more coursing through my veins.”

The release of “Roots” also lays the groundwork for ParMAYlee, a month-long celebration of fan appreciation. Each day throughout the month of May fans can visit www.ParMaylee.com to unlock exclusive content and giveaways directly from the band themselves. Fans can join the discussion online as well using hashtag #PayMAYlee.

Old Dominion, Kane Brown, and LoCash Party at Whiskey Jam in Vegas

Photo: Twitter @WhiskeyJam

Photo: Twitter @WhiskeyJam

Whiskey Jam, a Nashville-based weekly concert series, took its party to Vegas during ACM weekend for a special show at Losers Bar at MGM Grand Casino. Performers included hit songwriter Chris DeStefano, ACM New Vocal Group of the Year winner Old Dominion, Kane Brown, LoCash, and a surprise appearance by Parmalee.

And who better to sponsor the event than George Dickel. The whisky maker offered a variety of cocktails to guests, including our favorite, the Dickel Lemonade. For our 21+ friends, here’s the recipe:

Dickel Lemonade
1.3 ounces of George Dickel No. 12
2 ounces of lemonade
1 slice of lemon
Top with club soda

Coming to Nashville? Be sure to check out the Whiskey Jam concert series every Monday night at Winners Bar & Grill. You never know who will show up!

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