NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018!

Chris Stapleton and Kacey Musgraves are tapped to host the upcoming Farm Aid concert.  The 33rd annual event will be held at Xfinity Theater in Hartford, Connecticut on September 22nd.  Farm Aid was launched back in 1985 as a benefit concert to help raise money for family farmers in the U.S.  Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews are among the board members.
Toby Keith’s 15th annual Toby Keith and Friends Golf Classic recently raised $1.09 million. Proceeds will benefit OK Kids Korral, an organization that provides financial help to children and families needing treatment in Oklahoma City area hospitals.
When your mom is a country music mega-star that had a very humbling childhood, what can you expect to get for your birthday?  Shania Twain says that she does not buy birthday presents for her 16 year old son. “He’ll never know my childhood or the way I grew up, but you have to make a real effort not to spoil your children. I have to be careful not to let him have everything he wants, so I’ve only ever baked a cake for his birthday.”