Friday, November 1, 2013

Nashville News Roundup for 11/1/2013

Each Friday morning on WFKY, I deliver the Nashville News Roundup at 9:20 AM.  You can listen online at, or on the radio dial or Tune-In App.  Here is this week's discussion topics.

Froggy St. Jude Jam
Saturday is the 3rd Annual St. Jude Jam at the Grand Theatre in Frankfort, KY. Tickets are just $5 and includes the musical talents of Greg Bates, Josh Pruno, and Aly'An.  More details here.

No Show Finale
Froggy St. Jude Jam artist Greg Bates is among those that have been added to the final performer list for the George Jones Final No Show concert in Nashville on Nov 22nd. Limited number of VIP packages are available for $1000 each.  Here is the complete list of performers that will be playing at the concert.

American Picker
Be sure to check out the Grascals new video alongside Dierks Bentley.  The tune is called American Picker, and yes it is based off the hot tv show.  There is even a guest appearance by Mike Wolfe from the show. Check out the video here.

Handpicked Downloads of the Week:
Greg Bates - Fill in the Blank
Josh Pruno - Cut Offs
Aly'an - The Real Thing

Awesome Possum Fact of the Week: On this date back in 1937, Bill Anderson was born in Columbia, South Carolina. Whisperin' Bill earns a series of hits as an artist and writes more for Connie Smith, George Strait, Brad Paisley and Ray Price, joining the Grand Ole Opry in 1961 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.