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CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest on June 4–7 has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled. The Country Music Association issued the following statement on March 31: After careful deliberation, and in following the latest guidance from national, state and local authorities, we are sad to announce that CMA Fest will not take place in 2020.…MORE

Academy of Country Music Postpones 55th ACM Awards

Academy of Country Music Postpones 55th ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music has postponed the 55th ACM Awards, which were scheduled to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 5. The ACM Awards will now take place in September, although no exact date has been announced. The decision continues ongoing actions to prevent the spread of the…MORE

Grand Ole Opry to Proceed Without Live Audience Through April 4

Grand Ole Opry to Proceed Without Live Audience Through April 4

The Grand Ole Opry will pause performances that include a live audience through April 4, including performances on March 13. During this time, the Saturday Night Grand Ole Opry Show will return to its original format as a live radio broadcast without a live audience. Fans around the world can still tune in to the…MORE

Blake Shelton Cancels Final 5 Dates on Friends & Heroes 2020 Tour

Blake Shelton Cancels Final 5 Dates on Friends & Heroes 2020 Tour

Blake Shelton cancelled the final five dates on his Friends & Heroes 2020 Tour in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The five dates—in March—will be rescheduled in spring 2021. The decision continues ongoing actions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which was labeled a pandemic on March 11 by the World Health Organizations. Previously…MORE

Kenny Chesney Cancels 11 Dates on Chillaxification Tour

Kenny Chesney Cancels 11 Dates on Chillaxification Tour

Kenny Chesney cancelled 11 dates on his upcoming Chillaxification Tour in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The 11 dates—in April and May—have not been rescheduled yet, although Kenny’s team hopes to have rescheduled dates announced in the next six weeks. The tour is slated to resume on May 30 in Pittsburgh. The decision continues ongoing…MORE

Chris Stapleton Postpones All-American Road Show Tour Until April

Chris Stapleton Postpones All-American Road Show Tour Until April

Chris Stapleton postponed four upcoming dates on his All-American Road Show Tour in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The four dates—in March—will be rescheduled. The tour is slated to resume on April 22 in Toledo, Ohio. The decision continues ongoing actions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which was labeled a pandemic on March…MORE

Houston Rodeo Shuts Down 11 Days Early Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Houston Rodeo Shuts Down 11 Days Early Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is shutting down 11 days ahead of its March 22 finale amid growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. The Rodeo released a statement via its official Instagram page on March 11: “In the interest of public health, the City of Houston and the Houston Health Department have…MORE

Alabama Postpones 50th Anniversary Tour as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

Alabama Postpones 50th Anniversary Tour as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

After canceling six shows in July and August, Alabama has postponed the remaining 20 dates on their 50th Anniversary Tour as frontman Randy Owen continues to deal with vertigo and migraines. Alabama bass player Teddy Gentry released the following statement: “The 50th Anniversary Tour has been very special to us. The support of the fans…MORE

Alabama Cancels More Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

Alabama Cancels More Shows as Randy Owen Deals With Health Issues

After canceling four shows in July (19th, 20th, 26th and 27th), Alabama has scratched their upcoming shows in Lewisburg, W.Va. (Aug. 16), and Holmdel, N.J. (Aug. 17), as frontman Randy Owen continues to deal with vertigo and migraines. Alabama’s management company, Conway Entertainment Group, released a statement via Instagram on behalf of the Hall of…MORE

Willie Nelson Cancels Two Las Vegas Concerts Due to Recent Illness

Willie Nelson Cancels Two Las Vegas Concerts Due to Recent Illness

Willie Nelson, 83, was forced to cancel two upcoming concerts at Las Vegas’ Venetian Theatre on Jan. 28 and 29 due to a recent illness. The announcement was made on Willie’s Facebook page earlier today (Jan. 26): “We regret to inform fans that Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29 performances of Willie Nelson &…MORE

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CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest on June 4–7 has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled. The Country Music Association issued the following statement on March 31: After careful deliberation, and in following the latest guidance from national, state and local authorities, we are sad to announce that CMA Fest will not take place in 2020.…

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

In the wake of the tornadoes that ripped though Tennessee on March 3—killing at least 22 people and damaging hundreds of structures—many folks are wondering how to help. Money To donate money, visit the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund, which was created by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to support those affected by the…