NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018!

Bonnie Raitt is calling off a few of her upcoming tour stops due to an unforeseen health issue.  The iconic musician was scheduled to tour with James Taylor starting next Tuesday, but her health will keep her off the road for now.  According to Bonnie’s website, she’ll miss the first leg so she can recover from a much-needed surgery.
Shania Twain and Jake Owen are going to judge a new reality show called Real Country. During each episode, they will be looking for solo acts, duos and groups to perform during weekly competitions. The show will debut this Fall on the USA Network
Pro-wrestler Chris Jericho is challenging Carrie Underwood to a bet on the outcome of the NHL playoff series between the Winnipeg Jets and the Nashville Predators.  Jericho’s father is from Winnipeg and played more than 700 games in the NHL.  Carrie’s husband is Preds center Mike Fisher.  Jericho wants to bet Underwood ten-thousand dollars that the Jets take the playoff series and promises to donate the proceeds to charity.  Game 3 is tonight in Winnipeg.