••• The Band Perry recently returned from a tour in the United Kingdom where they played to sold out venues in Glasgow, Manchester and London. Each night, the sibling trio introduced fans to new single, “Better Dig Two,” which has already sold well over 250,000 downloads in the United States. The Band Perry’s highly-anticipated sophomore album is slated for release in April 2013. They will perform at tonight’s (15/5) Grammy Nominations Concert LIVE on CBS.
••• Craig Morgan headlined the charity event Budweiser Presents Happy’s Birthday Bash at The Fox Theater in Bakersfield, Calif. The event benefited the Kevin Harvick Foundation and included special performances by Bridgette Tatum and Matt Stillwell. “I’m glad to be back in Bakersfield, (Calif.),” Morgan said prior to the show. “The Kevin Harvick Foundation has done a lot for the local community, so I’m glad to be part of this event and hopefully help the foundation raise some funds to keep the programs going that help so many kids.”
••• Baseball Hall of Famer Don Sutton was the guest of Country Music Hall of Famer Bill Anderson on Nov. 30 at the Grand Ole Opry. “I’ve dreamed of coming to the Opry since I was a kid listening to the show on the radio down in Alabama,” Sutton said. “And to get to see it at the Ryman is really special. This is a big item I can now mark off my bucket list.”
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About the AuthorJessica Nicholson is a staff writer with MusicRow Enterprises. Her previous music journalism experience includes work with Country Weekly magazine, TasteofCountry.com and Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) magazine. She holds a BBA degree in Music Business and Marketing from Belmont University. She welcomes your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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