NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016!

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Kelsey Ballerini has wrapped up her opening dates with Rascal Flatts and will now take off on a headlining tour of her own!  The tour opens October 21st at the Houston House of Blues and will run through December 10th where she closes out with two nights at The Orleans Casino in Las Vegas with Cam as her opening act!

 

Dierks Bentley is giving his new album the retro treatment. To celebrate the release of Black on vinyl on August 12, Dierks will do a special performance at a St. Louis record store before his Somewhere on a Beach Tour cranks up that night in the Gateway City.  You can check out a behind-the-scenes video of Dierks getting the vinyl version of Black ready at AmericanSongwriter.com.

This week, “Record Year” officially becomes the seventh number-one of Eric Church’s career, topping both the Billboard and MediaBase country charts. It’s the second single from the North Carolina native’s surprise album, Mr. Misunderstood, which was released during last year’s CMA Awards. The title track peaked in the top 15 earlier this year.