Tag Archives: Country Music Month

October is Country Music Month

Country Music Month is a celebration that takes place not only in Music City, but all over the country.  It is a time for Country Music fans to come together and share their favorite genre with the world.  This month … Continue reading

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What’s In a CMA Award?

October is Country Music Month! All month long, we will celebrate our favorite genre in anticipation of “Country Music’s Biggest Night,™” which is just a few short weeks away. Every fall during the CMA Awards, music fans far and wide … Continue reading

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President’s Day is Feb 18, 2013

Happy Presidents’ Day America!  Officially this is the day we celebrate George Washington‘s birthday all across the country.  And, while the music at the top of the charts in Washington’s day had more Mozart and Beethoven and less Haggard and … Continue reading

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2012 ‘CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock’ on GAC!

As part of Country Music Month (#CountryMusicMonth), GAC is bringing you encore airings of the hit ABC-TV special “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” this weekend! Relive all the fun of the 2012 CMA Music Festival during three airings: … Continue reading

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Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Celebrates Minnie Pearl’s 100th Birthday!

Beginning this past August, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum launched a spotlight exhibit honoring a legend in Country Music, Miss Minnie Peal. The exhibit, entitled “Minnie Pearl: Centennial Celebration” celebrates the beloved character created by Sarah Ophelia … Continue reading

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Sunny Sweeney Headlines CMA Songwriters Series in NYC and Chicago!

Country Music Month is celebrated in New York City and Chicago with two incredible installments of the CMA Songwriters Series! She’s an amazing songwriter and vocalist, not to mention a musical force you need to see live to believe! And … Continue reading

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CMA Awards Fast Facts – 30 seconds with Eric Church

Eric Church NOMINATIONS Male Vocalist, Album, Single, Song and Music Video of the Year Musical Influences AC/DC, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, John Prine Early Gig A local bar in Granite Falls, N.C. at age 16 “Social” Scene Teaming up with … Continue reading

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CMA Awards Fast Facts – 45 seconds with Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney NOMINATIONS Entertainer, Musical Event and Music Video of the Year Musical Influences Alabama, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, George Strait Early Gig A Johnson, Tenn., Mexican restaurant playing for tips “Social” Scene Chesney has taken social media a step … Continue reading

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CMA Awards Fast Facts – 20 seconds with Lee Brice

Lee Brice NOMINATIONS New Artist of the Year Musical Influences Garth Brooks, Coldplay, Tom Petty, Hank Williams Jr. Early Gig Performed “Oh How I Love Jesus” in church at age 6 “Social” Scene Took to Twitter to find a boat … Continue reading

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CMA Awards Fast Facts – 30 seconds with Big & Rich

Big & Rich NOMINATIONS Vocal Duo of the Year Musical Influences All kinds, from rock to R&B, Country to classical Early Gig Tuesday night gig at the Pub of Love in Nashville “Social” Scene Recently appointed friend Deanna Kay to … Continue reading

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