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City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge Line-Up Revealed

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Country stars will take a swing at cancer on Saturday, June 7th at the annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge during CMA Music Fest in Nashville. Joining the roster are Florida Georgia Line‘s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, Brantley Gilbert, Brothers Osborne, Chase Rice, Chuck Wicks, Craig Morgan, Dustin Lynch, Lauren Alaina, Jamie Lynn Spears, Sara Darling, Kree Harrison and The Biggest Losers’ Alison Sweeney. Proceeds benefit City of Hope cancer and disease research and treatment.

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Brantley Gilbert, Chris Young, Tyler Farr, JT Hodges, Charlie Worsham, David Nail & More Added to Tree Town Music Festival

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If Country Music falls in a forest and there IS someone around to hear it, does it make a sound? It certainly will in Forest City, Iowa this Memorial Day weekend (May 24-25, 2014)!

The inaugural Tree Town Music Festival, which previously announced Brad Paisley and Toby Keith as headliners, are excited to announce the addition of Brantley Gilbert, Chris Young, Tyler Farr, Charlie Worsham, David Nail, JT Hodges, Leah Turner, Sarah Darling and The Last Ride to the star-studded line-up.

In addition to the musical extravaganza, Tree Town Music Festival will feature “Little Nashville,” a stage bringing the excitement of Nashville’s world-famous Broadway to Iowa (opens to campers and ticket-holders on Friday, May 23 from 6pm to 2am as well as during the festival), beer tents, a variety of food vendors, rock climbing, bounce houses and much more for the entire weekend.

Set against the picturesque backdrop of Heritage Park, Tree Town Music Festival is bringing Nashville to Iowa with non-stop music from two stages and other on-site entertainment during the day and a Country Music party night under stars. If you’re looking for the full-festival experience, the campgrounds boast over 1800 campsites on more than 200 acres. The fun continues in the campgrounds, with flip cup competitions, golf cart taxis, food and drink vendors and more.

VIP tickets are also available for those looking for the premium Tree Town Music Festival experience. VIP ticket holders will be given prime seating, with the best view of the main stage, the closest parking to the festival entrance, access to mouth-watering catered food from 1:30pm to 8pm on May 24-25 and discounted drinks at a private bar.

Two-day general admission passes (May 24-25) are available for the early-bird price of $120 until March 14th. Campsites are available starting at $100. For more info on tickets, camping or for any of your Tree Town Music Festival needs, please visit: or call 877-569-7767.

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Sarah Darling is Hitched!!!


Sarah Darling is HITCHED!!! According to CMT, Sarah revealed the bombshell this week at a press event for her new Christmas EP, Have a Merry Little Christmas Darling.

Sarah married graphic designer James Muriel in April during an informal ceremony in Florida, the same beach they got engaged on.

“We had a private ceremony, and we’re having a big wedding later,” Darling said. “We’re having a big wedding, the spring wedding, here in Nashville May 30,” she told

The couple have experienced a long-distance relationship with James in England and Sara in Nashville. He has since moved to Music city.

In support of the EP, she will be performing an acoustic concert at the Franklin Theater on December 13th.

Sarah Darling Getting in the Christmas Spirit with New EP


In the season of sharing blessings comes the announcement that country music powerhouse vocalist Sarah Darling will share her gift of song with fans in celebration of Christmas. Have A Merry Little Christmas Darling, a four song E.P. produced by long-time Musical Director (CMA Awards, CMA “Country Christmas,” Grand Ole Opry) and recent Emmy Award nominee, Steve Gibson, will become available to fans worldwide on iTunes Tuesday, November 19.

The new, independently released E.P. will feature a selection of classic Christmas songs, intricately crafted to Darling’s “crisp, powerhouse voice,” as hailed by The New York Times. Collaborating in the studio with Gibson, Darling feels they have created an E.P. that is the best representation of herself as an artist in a holiday timepiece. “You will hear so much of who I am in every track and will be taken away to nostalgic times of Christmas past. It was such a magical project to record,” she says.

Have A Merry Little Christmas Darling Track Listing:

1.) “The Christmas Song” (“Chesnuts Roasting On An Open Fire”)
2.) “River” (original by Joni Mitchell)
3.) “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
4.) “Silent Night”

Moreover, tickets are ON SALE NOW for the “Sarah Darling and Friends Acoustic Christmas” concert at The Franklin Theatre on Dec. 13, where she will debut the new tracks alongside Matthew Perryman Jones, Jenn Bostic and other soon-to-be-announced special guests. The historic theater nestled in the charming town of Franklin, Tenn. will create a picturesque holiday setting for Darling and her special guests to showcase their critically-acclaimed talent.

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Prices vary based on seating area ranging from $25, $30 to $35.

Please visit for more info. A VIP media reception will be held prior to the concert. To RSVP, please contact Amanda French at

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CMT Honors the “Next Woman of Country”

CMT Next Women Of Country

CMT Next Women Of Country

Music Row heavyweights and CMT executives came together today at an event to recognize female artists who are making an indelible impact on country music. CMT announced Big Machine Records artist Danielle Bradbery would be the newest addition to its Next Women of Country franchise, joining 15 other females whom CMT promotes on-air and online throughout the year. The network will grow the franchise to include more than a dozen taped performances with Next Women artists throughout the year, which will air on CMT, CMT Pure and In addition, CMT will highlight Bradbery and Brandy Clark as part of its upcoming LISTEN UP series, a multi-platform franchise that showcases artists on the verge of breaking out.

“Many of country music’s most memorable voices belong to its strong women, and I’m honored to stand behind the rising stars like the talented ladies present today,” said Leslie Fram, SVP of Music Strategy, CMT. “Signed and unsigned, these women are making their careers happen on their own terms, and CMT is proud to introduce them to a new generation of fans through our growing Next Women franchise.”

The small industry crowd was treated to performances by Bradbery (@DBradbery), Ashley Monroe (@ashleymonroe), Holly Williams (@hollywilliams1) and Lauren Alaina (@Lauren_Alaina).

Among the guests were several other members of CMT’s Next Women of Country franchise, including Cassadee Pope (@CassadeePope), Jana Kramer (@kramergirl), Kacey Musgraves (@KaceyMusgraves), Kelleigh Bannen (@kelleighbannen), Kristen Kelly (@KristenKelly), Lauren Alaina, Angaleena Presley (@guitarleena), Rachel Farley (@rachelfarley), Rose Falcon (@RoseFalcon) and Sarah Darling (@_SarahDarling).

CMT first announced its Next Women of Country initiative in January of this year, a franchise dedicated to showcasing the new generation of signed and unsigned female artists across CMT platforms and at CMT’s current video playlist is nearly half female, with a handful of emerging artists from the Next Women franchise including Ashley Monroe, Brandy Clark (@TheBrandyClark) and Holly Williams.

Pictured from L-R: Seated: Rachel Farley, Lauren Alaina, Danielle Bradbery, Ashley Monroe, Holly Williams; Standing: Kacey Musgraves, Jana Kramer, Angaleena Presley, Sarah Darling, Rose Falcon, Kristen Kelly, Sarah Zimmermann (Striking Matches), Cassadee Pope, Kelleigh Bannen

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