NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018!

Is a recent tweet from Blake Shelton a dig at his ex-wife, Miranda Lambert?  Yesterday, Blake tweeted, “Been taking the high road for a long time.. I almost gave up. But I can finally see something on the horizon up there!! Wait!! Could it be?! Yep!! It’s karma!!”  It’s rumored that Miranda is in a relationship with Turnpike Troubadours frontman Evan Felker, who recently filed for divorce from his wife.  Miranda and Anderson East reportedly ended their relationship around the same time she started touring with the Turnpike Troubadours.
Garth Brooks is getting ready for the Stagecoach in Indio, California this weekend.  He’s closing out the three-day festival, so he told fans on Facebook to save some of their energy.  Garth has kept it pretty low key since wrapping up his World Tour, but he says he’s really looking forward to StagecoachKeith Urban, Trisha Yearwood, Kacey Musgraves and Brothers Osborne are among the artists who will perform.
Brantley Gilbert is teaming up with the man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooter to raise money for the victims.  Brantley met up with James Shaw Junior yesterday at a Nashville rehearsal hall.  The two came up with the idea to sell t-shirts to benefit the shooting victims and their families.  The t-shirts will say “I Believe in Heroism” and feature an image of Shaw’s bandaged head.  Shaw was burned while he was wrestling the gun away from the shooter, who killed four people and injured several others.