GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New UF coach Jim McElwain speaks often about how he drives past the bronze statue of Steve Spurrier on the way to work each morning. What grew from that day a quarter-century — Spurrier’s first as Florida’s coach — is in no way lost on McElwain.
Kristian Bush debuted his love-struck music video for the infectious single “Light Me Up” on CMT Pure and KristianBush.CMT.com. . Get More: Filmed in the historic Ocean Way Nashville recording studio and on the streets in Ann Arbor, MI, and Nashville, TN, the music video for “Light Me Up” features real-life couples expressing their love. […]
Arguably the most influential country band in history, Alabama are set to return September 18th with their first album of originals in 14 years. Called Southern Drawl , the project finds the Country Music Hall of Famers “getting off the porch” with a sound that revives the magic of country in the Eighties and Nineties. Hear Alabama and Alison Krauss’ Romantic Duet The band’s three core members (and cousins) — lead singer Randy Owen, guitarist Jeff Cook and bassist Teddy Gentry — see the album as a labor of love, and tell Rolling Stone Country they were inspired to make new music after realizing fans wanted them back. “Getting out here and touring like we have for a few years, seeing the response from the crowd, selling the tickets that we are, we realized there’s still a lot of fan interest and support out there,” says Gentry. “When you’re away from it for 11 or 12 years, you start wondering if you’re still relevant or not
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Alabama Preview the Mountain Music of ‘Southern Drawl’ Album
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After helping the University of Florida softball program win its second consecutive national title, assistant coach Jennifer Rocha has been named the 2015 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I Assistant Coach of the Year, the NFCA announced on Thursday.
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Rocha Named NFCA Assistant Coach of the Year
On a rainy Saturday in June of 1990, 120,000 rock fans descended onto a field in Knebworth, England, to witness one of the biggest charity shows of all time. It’s not nearly as well-known these days as Live Aid, Live 8, the Concert for New York City or the Concert for Bangladesh, but the lineup — which included Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Genesis, Dire Straits and Robert Plant with surprise guest Jimmy Page — speaks for itself. The Madness and Majesty of Pink Floyd Pink Floyd had been off the road for nearly a year when the show came around and they almost never gigged between tours, but the Knebworth organizers called back many of the biggest names to have played the site in the past and they simply couldn’t say no. Roger Waters hadn’t performed with Floyd in nine years at this point, and at this exact moment was prepping for his enormous Wall show in Berlin the following month. Those hoping for a reunion would have to wait another 15 years for Live 8, but Floyd had spent the last few years proving they were a stadium-caliber act even without their former leader
Scotty McCreery has been a strong supporter of charitable causes close to his heart, such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This month, the Scotty McCreery Fan Club has created “The Southern Belles,” a team named after his new single, “Southern Belle,” to participate in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer in Nashville […]
Black Sabbath have announced “The End,” their farewell tour set to kick off in January. The group is promising concerts that “surpass all previous tours with their most mesmerizing production ever.” The North American leg begins in January in Omaha and ends in February at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The band will do a leg in Australia and New Zealand in April and will be announcing more shows next month. See Black Sabbath’s Guitarist Explain Heavy Metal’s Birth As with the group’s reunion album, 13 , and its subsequent tours, the Black Sabbath lineup on this tour will consist of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler.
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Black Sabbath Announce Final Tour ‘The End’
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion Tuesday to reinstate a task force that would explore ways to make electronic music festivals safer. It would include reps from county counsel, the sheriff’s department, public health, health services and the fire department, according to San Gabriel Valley Tribune . Its formation does not preclude a ban on all EDM festivals in the county, which is an option that’s still being explored. How ‘We Are Your Friends’ Takes EDM to the Movies The task force will “develop recommendations for enforceable health and safety measures and procedures, that would be required for all electronic music festivals on county-owned property,” according to documents obtained by Billboard
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Black Sabbath have announced first details of their final tour.
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Sabbath announce beginning of The End tour
B eginning Tuesday, September 8 CMT -TV will remporarily re-brand itself from Country Music TV to CASH Music Television. This will serve as a lead in to the Saturday, Septemebr 12 debut of its original documentary, “Johnny Cash: American Rebel.” The weeklong tribute will be hosted by Kid Rock , a Cash Super Fan. The celebration of Johnny Cash is being held on the 12th anniversary of his passing. CMT is scheduled to air the film “Walk The Line,” a “Throwback Thursday” video block, an episode of “CMT All-Time Top 40: Artist’s Choice,” and the first ever Johnny Cash -dedicated “CMT Hot 20 Countdown.” For more information visit www.cmt.com
CMT Temporarily Rebrands As Cash Music TV