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Weekend Ticketing: Fleetwood Mac, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Beck, more

Several country performers and classic rock acts are unveiling tickets this weekend for spring and summer runs. Hear classics from the likes of Fleetwood Mac and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band or rock out to the latest country hits from Miranda Lambert, her husband Blake Shelton, or others listed below. Several country performers and classic rock acts are unveiling tickets this weekend for spring and summer runs. Hear classics from the likes of Fleetwood Mac and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band or rock out to the latest country hits from Miranda Lambert, her husband Blake Shelton, or others listed below.

Trace Adkins opens up with "Songs & Stories" tour

Country star and self-proclaimed Louisiana roughneck Trace Adkins has laid out plans for his "Songs & Stories" tour, which kicks off in March and is set to run through May. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Country star and self-proclaimed Louisiana roughneck Trace Adkins has laid out plans for his "Songs & Stories" tour, which kicks off in March and is set to run through May.

Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood dominate American Country Awards

Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton took home multiple trophies at the second annual American Country Awards Monday night (12/5) in Las Vegas. Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton took home multiple trophies at the second annual American Country Awards Monday night (12/5) in Las Vegas.

Jason Aldean, Zac Brown Band pace American Country Awards nominations

Jason Aldean and the Zac Brown Band each picked up eight nominations to lead the field for the second annual American Country Awards, which will be handed out Dec. 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Jason Aldean and the Zac Brown Band each picked up eight nominations to lead the field for the second annual American Country Awards, which will be handed out Dec. 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

In Pictures: CMA Music Festival, Nashville

Selling out Nashville's LP Field for or the second consecutive year with crowds of approximately 65,000 per day, the CMA Music Festival showcased some of country music's most popular stars and rising stars. The four day event, which kicked off on June 9, featured such names as Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert and Trace Adkins, among others. Selling out Nashville's LP Field for or the second consecutive year with crowds of approximately 65,000 per day, the CMA Music Festival showcased some of country music's most popular stars and rising stars. The four day event, which kicked off on June 9, featured such names as Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert and Trace Adkins, among others.

Trace Adkins asks concerned fans to support flood, tornado victims

Trace Adkins, whose lost his Tennessee home to an electrical fire over the weekend, is asking his generous fans to redirect their efforts to victims of the recent floods and tornadoes in the South., according to a press release. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Trace Adkins, whose lost his Tennessee home to an electrical fire over the weekend, is asking his generous fans to redirect their efforts to victims of the recent floods and tornadoes in the South., according to a press release.

Carrie Underwood wins big at first American Country Awards

The inaugural American Country Awards -- which were rolled out last night (12/6) by the same folks who produce the American Music Awards -- turned into a love-fest for one-time "American Idol" Carrie Underwood, who won six awards. The inaugural American Country Awards -- which were rolled out last night (12/6) by the same folks who produce the American Music Awards -- turned into a love-fest for one-time "American Idol" Carrie Underwood, who won six awards.

Weekend music on late-night TV: Kings of Leon, Trace Adkins, Tom Jones, more

Here's a look at the musical acts appearing on late-night TV shows this weekend (10/22-24).

Eminem again leads album chart, but classic rockers show some muscle

Veteran performers stormed the U.S. album-sales chart this week, though none posed much of a threat to Eminem's "Recovery," the only album to sell more than 100,000 copies in the week that ended Aug. 22. Veteran performers stormed the U.S. album-sales chart this week, though none posed much of a threat to Eminem's "Recovery," the only album to sell more than 100,000 copies in the week that ended Aug. 22.
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