Country Rocker Announces His 2015 Summer Tour and the Upcoming Release of First Ever Texas Themed Emojis

Nashville, TN - As his new single, "Talk About the Weather," rapidly climbs the Texas radio charts with the highest spin increases for the week ending April 24 (+197 on TMC and +184 on TRRR), Country rocker Rich O'Toole announces dates for his 2015 Summer Tour, holding a VIP Bus Bash at each tour stop. For only $20, this unique meet and greet allows fans to mingle and have photo opportunities with O'Toole on his tour bus while recieving exclusive swag including CDs, koozzies and autographed photos. Scheduled to rock the Southwest, the tour kicks off with fellow Texas sensation Bart Crow on May 8 in Little Rock, Ark.

The Texas Titan also proudly announces his upcoming partnership with social media mecca "Sorry, I'm Texan" to launch highly anticipated Texas-themed emojicons: TexMoji. The app will feature Lone Star staples such as the state flag, some of Texas' beloved beverages, tacos, and famous landmarks. "If you enjoy using emojis and you're Texan by birth or by heart, then you'll love using TexMojis," says O'Toole. "It's coming soon. Some come on ya'll, let's get to TEXtin'!"  This fun, new app will be available in late May.

O'Toole will be returning to Ireland, along with Texas country heavyweights Casey Donahew Band, Bart Crow, William Clark Green and more to bring a little red dirt to the Emerald Isle for the third annual Red Dirt Pub Crawl December 1-8, 2015With the launch of Red Dirt Pub Crawl ticket sales, TexMoji and his 17 Army clothing line, which donates 10% of proceeds to entrepreneurs in the arts, O'Toole is expanding his regional brand globally. The list of summer tour dates are below, for a full list of tour dates visit Rich's website

Multi-Grammy Nominated Duo's Live CD and DVD Now Available Exclusively in All Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Locations and

LEBANON, Tenn. (Apr. 27, 2015) – The first-ever live album from the “Rockstars of Bluegrass,” "Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert" is now available exclusively at all 634 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at  

Featuring 15 songs by the multi-GRAMMY Award nominated duo, Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert was recorded live during a performance at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, located on the Prince William campus of George Mason University in Manassas, Virginia. This is the third Dailey & Vincent CD to be released exclusively with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, following up on the successful "Dailey & Vincent Sing the Statler Brothers" and "The Gospel Side of Dailey & Vincent" projects.  

Also beginning today, the DVD version of "Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert" will also be available exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store for a limited time before being made available at other retail outlets. The DVD features almost four hours of performances and documentary bonus footage.

The live concert performance made its broadcast debut on presenting station Nashville Public Television (NPT) on Dec. 17, 2014 and generated many contributions to the station. It will be broadcast to more than 62% of the country on public television stations nationwide during the next two years, thanks to the underwriting of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and other sponsors.

ACM-Nominated Artist Premieres New Single "Ray Bans" on Sirius XM and Releases New EP "Locks on Doors" to iTunes Today

Nashville, TN - Following the exclusive streaming release of his new single, "Ray Bans," and his third place victory at the annual ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Challenge in his hometown of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, ACM-nominated artist JT Hodges announces the release of his highly anticipated EP "Locks on Doors" to iTunestoday. 


JT Hodges poses with his third place trophy at the ACM Lifting Lives Golf Classic with host Darius Rucker. 
(L-R) CAA’s Darin Murphy, Cody Moore, WME’s Joseph Martin, Darius Rucker, JT Hodges, 21 Guns Management’s Ryan O’Nan

The EP features the infectious summertime single, "Ray Bans," which premiered on SiriusXM's The Highway this morning while Hodges sat down to discuss the EP on Mornings with Storme Warren. "Locks On Doors" includes sure-to-be fan favorites such as "Girls Like It," "Gonna Need A Guitar," and the title track "Locks On Doors." Hodges will later appear on SiriusXM's Happy Hour with Buzz Brainard this Friday, April 24, 2015 beginning at 4 p.m., before heading down to Tin Roof Broadway for his free EP release party at 9:15 p.m.. 

“The EP, 'Locks on Doors,’ is a compilation of songs I’ve always kept close to me. You could kind of say I’ve locked them behind a door, but it was time for these songs to be set free,” said Hodges of the new project. “These songs were me. The production, the music, the arrangements, all represent who I am stylistically as an artist. For the first time I was free to make music instinctively rather than calculated and for the first time every song went beyond what I imagined it could be. I’m proud of that.”

In honor of Earth Day, Hodges releases his eco-friendly EP packaged with a sleeve made of recycled paper and vegetable based inks.

Hodges will conclude his whirlwind week with his return to the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, April 25, where he will hold an in-store signing of his EP after the performance in the Opry Shop. Transitioning to a more raucous atmosphere, Hodges will kick off the first concert of the season for Whiskey Jam's Outdoor Summer Series onMonday, April 27. The party begins at 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Loser's Bar and Grill in Nashville, TN. Hodges will then take his high energy show on the road, with performances in Chicago, Seattle, Las Vegas, Tampa, Houston and more. View his full tour schedule here


JT Hodges' "Locks on Doors" EP Industry Listening Party. (L-R) 21 Guns Management's Ryan O'Nan, The Opry's Steve Buchanan, CMT's Leslie Fram, SiriusXM's John Marks, JT Hodges, The Opry's Pete Fisher, Paradigm's Curt Motley



With In-Store Appearance and EP Signing Following Performance


NASHVILLE, TN - Following the release of his sizzling summertime single "Ray-Bans" and newly released EP "Locks On Doors," ACM-nominated artist JT Hodges will return to the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, April 25 2015 at 7 p.mDirectly following the performance, Hodges welcomes fans to join him at an in-store appearance at the Opry Shop to sign copies of his new EP "Locks On Doors."

Slated for an April 22 release, the EP will feature the first infectious single, "Ray-Bans," which will premiere on SiriusXM that same day. The EP will also showcase sure-to-be fan favorites such as "Girls Like It," "Gonna Need A Guitar," and the title track "Locks On Doors." The blue-eyed country heartthrob captured hearts of fans across the nation while performing with the likes of  Eric Church, Eli Young Band, Toby Keith and Miranda Lambert. In December 2013 he received rave reviews from The New York Times on his starring performance in the Hallmark Film "Finding Christmas", helping to secured the film as the #1 rated movie of the week. His heartwarming rendition of "Joy to the World" from the film was released digitally the same month.

Who: JT Hodges
What: JT Hodges at the Grand Ole Opry and in-store appearance at the Opry Shop
When: Saturday, April 25 2015. Performance at 7 p.m.; in-store appearance at 9:15 p.m.
Where: Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN
Tickets: Tickets begin at $32 and can be purchased at






And His Return to Red Dirt Pub Crawl in Dublin, Ireland with Ticket Sales Launching Today

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - With the release of his new single, "Talk About the Weather," on iTunes, in conjunction with his Spring Mid-West Acoustic Tour, and the premiere of his song "Never Gonna Quit" on HBO's "State of Play," Country rocker Rich O'Toole is taking the country music scene by storm.

Known for his Texas chart-topper "In a Minute or 2" and tongue-in-cheek tune "Marijuana & Jalapeños," the Texas titan showcases his sensitive side and heavenly harmonies with duet partner Stephanie Lynn in this sentimental springtime single "Talk About the Weather," which will certainly leave fans talking about more than just the weather.

Concert-goers across the mid-west can hear this new single live along with fan favorites as he continues his Spring Mid-West Acoustic Tour (dates below) before taking his music international to Ireland in December.

O'Toole will be returning to Ireland along with Texas Country heavyweights Casey Donahew Band, Bart Crow, William Clark Green and more to bring a little Red Dirt to Ireland for the third annual Red Dirt Pub Crawl December 1-8, 2015. Ticket sales launch today and can be purchased by calling 817-404-7131 or emailing

With a sweet Southern charm, coupled with his high-energy performances, Rich O’Toole has captivated fans while performing with country music heavyweights Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley, Eli Young Band, Lee Brice, Randy Rogers Band, and The Josh Abbott Band, all while accumulating over a million Spotify plays and three number one hits on the Texas Music Chart.














About Rich O'Toole:

Having garnered fourteen top ten hits on Texas radio, over one million plays on Spotify, 100,000 downloads on iTunes and over half a million views on YouTube, Red Dirt Rocker Rich O'Toole is taking the country music scene by storm and making waves across the nation with his new single "Talk About the Weather." 

Rich O’Toole has captivated fans with his Springsteen-flavored sound while performing with country music heavyweights Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley, Eli Young Band, Lee Brice, Randy Rogers Band, The Josh Abbott Band and more.  
After receiving sterling reviews from Country Weekly, The Boot, Taste of Country, and Texas Music Times, it's obvious this Texas Titan has more to talk about than just the weather. O'Toole is expanding his brand and reaching new heights with his latest album "Jaded" and the launch of his new clothing line 17 Army, with a portion of proceeds benefitting entrepreneurial artists. This spring, O'Toole can be found kicking up dust on his Spring Mid-West Acoustic tour.   
For more information on Rich, visit





Signs with Young Giant Management and Performs With Reckless Kelly


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – While touring Texas on her "Restless Roadtrip" Radio Tour, soulful songstress Kasey Lansdale recently made a stop at Dallas' Fox 4 "Good Day" morning show for a live interview and performance of her current single "Sorry Ain't Enough" in anticipation of her local show at Whiskey Girl Saloon that night. The radio tour, which has included stops at KVST - Conroe, KRMX/Shooter FM - Waco, and KAGG - College Station, continues with upcoming performances in Amarillo, Snyder, Big Spring, Sweetwater, and more.


While working with Tami Millspaugh of Texas Record Chick Promotions, LLC. on her "Restless Roadtrip", Lansdale now also joins forces with Young Giant. Under the wing of agent Madeline Sullivan, whom currently works with Texas favorite Rich O'Toole amongst others, the Boston-based entertainment firm will provide management and booking services for Lansdale.


After a successful performance opening for Joe Ely at the Big Nac Music Festival on March 4, Lansdale returns to Banita Creek Hall in her hometown of Nacogdoches  to perform with red dirt  rockers Reckless Kelly on Saturday,  March 7 at 11 p.m.


Lansdale recently released her "Restless" album, which was produced by the Grammy award-winner John Carter Cash, progeny of “The Man in Black,” in the Cash Cabin studio.  Her official “Sorry Ain’t Enough” music video, which debuted on ZUUS Country, and was featured on, and YallWire, gives viewers an exclusive look inside the historic studio. The “Sorry Ain’t Enough” single debuted at #4 on MPE’s Most Downloaded and Streamed Songs, only behind Lady AntebellumSheryl Crow, and Brantley Gilbert, and also landed at #14 on the Hot Disc UK International Chart.


For tickets to see Kasey at Banita Creek Hall, please contact the venue here


NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – After generating a record-breaking number of contributions to Nashville Public Television (NPT) during its premiere in December 2014, the “Dailey & Vincent – ALIVE! In Concert," special is set to kick-off its nation-wide broadcast this week with several airings on NPT. Beginning today, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. CST, fans will have the chance to make a pledge offering to NPT for a copy of the live CD, DVD and documentary, as well as limited tickets to Dailey & Vincent's highly anticipated performance Thursday, July 16 during the "Bluegrass Nights" at the historic Ryman Auditorium, where they have sold out their last two shows. 

The duo taped their first ever live CD, DVD and Public Television concert special this past year at The Hylton Performing Arts Center on the Prince William Campus of George Mason University in Manassas, Virginia. During the performance, the beloved Bluegrass duo and their world class band debuted new songs, along with fan favorites. On select songs Dailey & Vincent were accompanied by a 50-person orchestra and 100-person chorale. This special television broadcast celebrates the best of America - its music, its men and women in uniform and soaring spirit.

"And when the capacity crowd stood facing a movie screen-size American flag at the front of the stage and sang “America the Beautiful,” it was clear this show would be something very different." - Washington Times

Who: Dailey & Vincent

What: "Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert" Special

When: Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. CST; Friday, March 6 at 1:30 a.m. CST; Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. CST
Nashville Public Television (NPT)

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FREE Texas-Sized Celebration at Mickey Roos in Franklin, TN in Honor of Texas Independence Day Saturday, February 28

With Performances by Texas Music Stars SaraBeth 
and founding member of Little Texas, Porter Howell
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Come one, come all! Come and take it! Whether a Texas native, someone who got there as fast as you could or a Tennessean who enjoys Texas-sized celebrations, join us for Texas Independence Day at Mickey Roos Texas BBQ in Franklin, Tenn. on Saturday, February 28.

Hosted by the Nashville chapter of the Texas Exes (The University of Texas’ alumni association), the event kicks off at 2p.m., offering live music performances by several Texas artists including SaraBeth and Little Texas’ own Porter Howell; Texas trivia games with prizes from Shiner BeersYeast Nashville andRepublic of Texas Clothiers; and Mickey Roos food and drink specials with $1.50 Shiner Bock draft pints and $3 appetizers (Texas Nachos, Texas Brisket Tacos, Jalapeno Poppers, Smoked Wings, Texas Queso & Chips). Guests will also have the chance to win prizes in the raffle or bid on items in the silent auction including great wine from Personal Wine – with all proceeds going towards the scholarship fund for a Middle Tennessee student.

Who: SaraBeth and Porter Howell (founding member of Little Texas)
What: Texas Independence Day Celebration
When: Saturday, February 28 at 2p.m.
Where: Mickey Roos Texas BBQ in Franklin, TN
Tickets: IT’S FREE!

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Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert CD Will Be Available Exclusively in All Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Locations and Beginning April 27

February 25, 2015 -

The Live Concert Taping Will Also Be Available on DVD exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® for a limited time and Broadcast Nationwide on 
Select Public Television Stations


NASHVILLE, Tenn. --  Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and multi-GRAMMY Award nominated duo Dailey & Vincent announce the upcoming CD release of Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert, which will be available April 27, exclusively at all 634 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at This is the first live album for the “Rockstars of Bluegrass,” who have released two previous albums through the Cracker Barrel exclusive music program.  It will retail for $11.99.


Featuring 15 songs, Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert was recorded live during a performance at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, located on the Prince William campus of George Mason University in Manassas, Virginia. The show celebrates the best of America, including its music, its men and women in uniform, and its soaring spirit.


In addition, the Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert DVD will be available exclusively at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and on Cracker Barrel’s website for a limited time beginning April 27, before being made available at other retail outlets. Along with the live performance, the DVD also features four documentaries about the duo offering almost two hours of bonus content. Viewers will also be treated to a rousing finale accompanied by a 50-person orchestra and 100-person chorale.


“We are so happy to be partnering with Cracker Barrel once again,” said Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent. "Our fans have been asking us for a live album and DVD for a long time. We are so excited to finally bring them this amazing album and DVD! This one is for our loyal fans, both old and new."


The live concert performance, which made its broadcast debut on presenting station Nashville Public Television (NPT) Dec. 17, 2014 and generated many contributions to the station, will be broadcast to over 62 percent of the country on public television stations nationwide over the next two years, thanks to the underwriting of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and other sponsors.


“It is always exciting to have a new album from Dailey & Vincent to offer our guests,” said Cracker Barrel Marketing Manager Julie Craig.  “Cracker Barrel believes in good quality family entertainment, and we are proud to help underwrite Dailey & Vincent’s television special for public broadcasting stations around the country.”



About Dailey & Vincent

Dubbed by CMT as the "Rockstars of Bluegrass," the Dailey & Vincent duo has been hailed throughout the music industry as one of the most exciting, reputable and elite Bluegrass bands in America, having won numerous awards for their uniquely contagious and riveting music, including: three Grammy Award Nominations including nomination for the 2014 “Bluegrass Album of the Year;” 14 IBMA Awards (International Bluegrass Music Awards) as three-time “Entertainer of the Year,” three-time “Vocal Group of the Year” and “Album of the Year” and four Dove Awards with three “Bluegrass Album of the Year” awards and “Bluegrass Song of the Year.”  

2014 was a record year for Dailey & Vincent with a GRAMMY nomination for Bluegrass Album of the Year (their 3rd GRAMMY nomination), a first-time performance at Carnegie Hall in June, their second Dailey & Vincent Festival in Denton, NC in September, and their very first headlining cruise (which sold out and set sail February 14, 2015).   

Prior to forming the duo in 2007, both Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent were already seasoned veterans in the Bluegrass world, having garnered great personal success.  A four-time IBMA ‘Vocalist of the Year’ award winner, Dailey sang and performed with groups such as Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Vincent has accumulated five GRAMMY Awards, has been voted Bluegrass Bass Player of the Year four years in a row (2009-20012), and is a former, ten-year band member for the GRAMMY Award-winning Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder. Both have performed alongside famous acts such as Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and more.  The duo performs over 120 shows per year with an 85% sell-out rate in the United States and recently listed at #34 on Pollstar’s “Concert Pulse.”  


Dailey and Vincent will hold their 2016 WaterFest Cruise on Feb. 14-20, 2016.  The cruise to the Western Caribbean will feature performances from Dailey & Vincent, Ricky Skaggs, Jimmy Fortune, and more. The first 200 passengers to register for the cruise will get a free three-day general admission pass to the Third Annual Dailey & Vincent LandFest (Sept. 17-19, 2015 in Denton, NC).  For cruise tickets reservations, call (844) 233-3393.  For more information on LandFest, including performers, ticket information, and more, visit



About the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Exclusive Music Program

Dailey & Vincent - ALIVE! In Concert is the latest CD release in the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® exclusive music program. Since 2005, Cracker Barrel has released CDs with a wide variety of artists, some of which have debuted in the top three spots on a range of Billboard’s charts including Top DVD Music Videos, Top Country Albums, Top Contemporary Christian Albums and Top Bluegrass Albums. The Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® exclusive music program includes CDs with Alabama, Rodney Atkins, Mandy Barnett, Clint Black, Jason Michael Carroll, Steven Curtis Chapman, Dailey & Vincent, The Charlie Daniels Band, Ronnie Dunn, Edens Edge, Sara Evans, Bill Gaither, Vince Gill and Paul Franklin, Amy Grant, The Grascals, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, George Jones, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Neal McCoy, Montgomery Gentry, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Craig Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson, Kenny Rogers, The Secret Sisters, Ricky Skaggs, Michael W. Smith, Ralph Stanley, Aaron Tippin, Randy Travis, Josh Turner, Wynonna and the Zac Brown Band. For details, visit



About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. provides a friendly home-away-from-home in its old country stores and restaurants. Guests are cared for like family while relaxing and enjoying real home-style food and shopping that’s surprisingly unique, genuinely fun and reminiscent of America’s country heritage…all at a fair price. The restaurant serves up delicious, home-style country food such as meatloaf and homemade chicken n’ dumplins as well as its made-from-scratch biscuits using an old family recipe. The authentic old country retail store is fun to shop and offers unique gifts and self-indulgences.


Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) was established in 1969 in Lebanon, Tenn. and operates 634 company-owned locations in 42 states. Every Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® location is open seven days a week with hours Sunday through Thursday, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. For more information, visit 


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February 20, 2015 -

Along with Performances by Rising Country Sensations Kristen Kelly, Chasin’ Crazy and 
Trailer Choir and Presentations by RCA Nashville Recording Artist Dee Jay Silver and More


Nashville, Tenn. – The Nashville Universe Awards proudly announce Beaman Buick-GMC as the official presenting sponsor for the third annual award show with performances by Sirius XM radio sensations  Kristen Kelly and Chasin’ Crazy at the World-Famous Wildhorse Saloon Monday, February 23, 2015. Additional award show sponsors includeFamous Records Global, Gretsch Guitars and The Willett Agency.


Hosted by television and radio icon, Storme Warren, who was dubbed “Mr. Nashville” by Country legend Charlie Daniels, the evening will include performances by the down-home duo Trailer Choir, Country chanteuse Annie Bosko, Nashville Unplugged songwriters Travis Howard (Miranda Lambert’s “Heart Like Mine”) and Earl Bud Lee(Garth Brooks’ “Friends in Low Places”), as well as presentations by RCA Nashville recording artist Dee Jay Silver,industry professional Ashley Worley, award-winning producer Michael Knox (Jason Aldean, Trace Adkins and Montgomery Gentry), Nashville Unplugged creator Aaron Benward and many more.  Also debuting during the evening will be the trailer for the new Lionsgate film "Where Hope Grows," premiering in theaters May 15, 2015.


Dubbed by CMT as one of the “Next Women of Country” and a regular Grand Ole Opry performer, Kristen Kelly will take the stage with her current single “Kiss by Kiss.” Later in the night, Country boy band Chasin’ Crazy will take the stage with their contagious five-part vocal harmonies on their latest single “Smack Dab.”


Established in 2012, the Nashville Universe was created to shine a spotlight on up-and-coming artists – from musicians to filmmakers – while also introducing them to industry veterans. The inaugural Nashville Universe Awards were held in 2013 to give recognition to artists, industry leaders and organizations who are blazing new trails in the entertainment industry. Moving into its third year, the Nashville Universe Awards is sure to offer fans an exciting evening of cutting edge Country music.


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About Beaman Buick-GMC:
Automotive sales and service at Beaman has been a Middle Tennessee tradition since 1945 when Alvin Beaman opened a Dodge and Plymouth dealership in downtown Nashville. 70 years and over a half million vehicles later, Beaman is still known for providing superior products and services, delivering excellent customer service, being a great place to work and generosity to the community. Recognized nationally as one of the foremost dealer groups in the country, Beaman has earned every major award given by each manufacturer we represent including Toyota, Scion, Dodge, RAM, Ford, GMC, Jeep, Buick & Chrysler. Volume with honor describes our mission and is confirmed by the method in which we conduct business.


Beaman Automotive Group's award winning service departments service ALL makes and models. All of our technicians are ASE and Manufacturer trained and certified to provide excellent care for your personal, commercial or fleet vehicle. Along with a full service Collision Center, Beaman can meet all your vehicle needs. We are proud to have one of the nation's largest Parts departments, assuring our customers of fast parts availability. Our Dealerships maintain one of the largest inventories of new and pre-owned vehicles in the area. With access to a wide variety of financing options and providers, we have become a leader in sales throughout the region.


About Kristen Kelly:
A native of Lorena, Texas, Kristen Kelly first began her musical career in 2001 as a singer/songwriter. It didn’t take long for Kelly to take the reins on her music and record her debut album under the banner Kristen Kelly & The Modern Day Drifters in 2010. In 2012 Kelly released through Sony’s Arista Nashville her self-titled EP, produced by nine-time CMA Award winning Producer Tony Brown and two-time GRAMMY winning songwriter Paul Overstreet, whom she also co-wrote with on the album.

Her musical style embraces influences ranging from Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, and Bob Seger to singer/songwriter Patty Griffin to the blues and soul of Ray Charles, Susan Tedeschi, and Bonnie Raitt, while her country roots were shaped in part by the sounds of the ‘80s and ‘90s.  Kelly recently launched her new line “Believe by Kristen Kelly”TM on April 22, 2014. The line is currently featured in the May 12, 2014 issue of Country Weekly. 15% of all sales from her Believe line goes to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.


About Chasin’ Crazy:
The band first took shape in 2012 when Jimmy James Hunter and Forest Miller met in Nashville while playing in separate acts at a show. It was out of this meeting, during which the two also met Travis Fincher, that Chasin’ Crazy was born. With Landon Parker and Creigh Riepe rounding out the group, Chasin’ Crazy has an incredible live show and a youthful sound country fans love.  Chasin’ Crazy has spent the past two years together honing their craft, solidifying their bond, touring and writing songs together.  Their name, the title of a song written by Hunter, captures the essence of the band at this time in their lives.  Each member emphasizes the ‘crazy’ that we all pursue, the band’s unflinching and focused desire to establish themselves as an elite Country talent.


About Dee Jay Silver:

RCA Nashville recording artist Dee Jay Silver has been a top touring DJ/remixer/producer for more than 10 years, having played in premier venues in virtually every major market in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. Currently on tour with superstar Brad Paisley, Silver recently spent two years on the road with Jason Aldean and has toured with such artists as Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts, Eric Church, Chris Young and many more, entertaining millions of listeners with his unique brand of party rock country style of music mixing. His high-energy performances get the crowds moving – whether in stadiums paving the way for each new act coming on stage, or at top clubs and parties throughout North America.

For more information, tour dates, merch, pictures, & all social media links please visit



About Nashville Unplugged:
Songs are the soundtrack to our lives and hosts Aaron Benward (Nashville Unplugged creator and writer of Blue County’s “Good Little Girls”) and Travis Howard (Miranda Lamber’s “Heart Like Mine” and Dierks Bentley’s “Heart of a Lonely Girl”) bring you a never before seen look at the birth of some of those songs by the people who wrote them.  Nashville Unplugged: The Story behind the Song, is a songwriter in the round show that brings the most successful, hit songwriters from Nashville right to you.  The intimacy of this all acoustic show makes for a highly interactive connection between the writers and the audience.  No show is ever the same because there is no script or band, just 3 microphones, 3 acoustic guitars, 3 stools with 3 of the world's greatest and most successful songwriters singing some of those songs that just might be on your soundtrack.

Nashville Unplugged Radio is heard every Saturday morning at 9am (PST) on 102.7 The Coyote where Aaron & Travis have a hilarious front porch chat with the stars who make the stars. The show features guests appearances from known acts and songwriters such as Earl Bud Lee (Garth Brooks’ “Friends in Low Places” and George Strait’s “One Night at a Time”) and many more.

For more information, visit

About Storme Warren:
A twenty-year veteran of the Nashville music industry, Storme Warren has been a radio and television host and producer for over 30 years. He can currently be heard weekday mornings as the host of “Mornings with Storme Warren” on SiriusXM The Highway; and has hosted numerous television shows including “Headline Country” - an entertainment news magazine show that aired on the Great American Country network. Storme is also an in-demand host for major events and music festivals around the globe; including Nashville’s highly touted Independence Day celebration “Let Freedom Sing” and Nashville’s New Year’s Eve celebration “The Bash on Broadway” – both drawing record-setting crowds in 2014. Country music fans will see Storme hosting music festivals all over North America, the Caribbean and Australia in 2015.

About Wildhorse Saloon:
The World-Famous Wildhorse® Saloon is a 66,000 sq. ft., live music and dance destination with three floors of action-packed fun which is a unique crossover venue that is known for offering world class live entertainment, a menu featuring southern smokehouse cuisine with signature fried pickles and true southern hospitality. This family friendly venue is located in the heart of Music City's downtown district and features line dance lessons, parlor games including billiards and the largest dance floor in Tennessee.

Opening in 1994, the Wildhorse has played host to performing artists in all genres of music, from Rascal Flatts, Ringo, Rick Springfield, Darius Rucker, Etta James, 38 Special and more. The Wildhorse has been awarded recognition from numerous organizations, including the ACM’s & Nashville Scene’s Best Of. The Wildhorse has been home to more than 4,000 television tapings and has served more than 10 mil guests.

About the Nashville Universe Awards:
Nashville Universe was created in 2012 as a web-based community for artists, musicians, songwriters and producers looking to not only grow their fan base, but also expand their industry connections. In 2013, the vision expanded to include all areas of entertainment – from music to film to entertainment professionals and their organizations – and the inaugural Nashville Universe Awards were established to recognize the accomplishments of its professionals in all areas of the entertainment industry. The Nashville Universe now has thousands of members consisting of multiple genres of artists and entertainment professionals. To become a member, visit The Third Annual Nashville Universe Awards will be hosted by Storme Warren at the world-famous Wildhorse Saloon onFebruary 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM (CST). #NashvilleUniverseAwards