Friday, April 24, 2015

Nashville News Roundup - Week Ending 4/25/2015

You can hear me live on two radio stations here in Kentucky for the Nashville News Roundup on Friday mornings.  I try to give you a little piece of news, some history, and a download of the week to check out.  Tune in at 8:15 am on WKFC and 9:20 AM on WFKY.

If you are a station that would like to broadcast this segment, feel free to contact me.

Possum on Display
This weekend, the George Jones Museum opens up in Nashville on 2nd Avenue.  It will have rare artifacts and items throughout the life of Jones, who passed away 2 years ago.  A couple of notable items on display - a Hologram George Jones, as well as the infamous lawn mower that he drove to the liquor store when his car keys were taken away.  Admission is $20 for adults, $15 for children.  You can get more information at

CMA Riverfront Stage Talent Revealed
The CMA Music Festival's Chevrolet Riverfront Stage lineup will kick off June 11 with Gary Allan and also includes Rodney Atkins, Kristian Bush, Maddie & Tae, Ashley Monroe, Lorrie Morgan, Eric Paslay, The Swon Brothers, Tanya Tucker, Aaron Watson and more.  

Disconnect Day
Valory's Justin Moore has teamed with Cabela's for Disconnect Day, which encourages people to put down their mobile devices for one day and enjoy outdoor activities instead. "When our children grow up, they aren't going to remember how many likes they got on a status update, but they will remember their family camping trips and the first fish they caught," says Cabela's CMO Scott Williams. 

Fact of the Week: On this date in 1976, Emmylou Harris' remake of Buck Owens' "Together Again" becomes her first #1 country single in Billboard

Handpick Download of the Week: Sarah Gayle Meech - Tennessee Love Song