- Sugarland's Kristian Bush will launch the solo Put Your Soul In It Tour Jan. 29 in Asheville, NC. Watch the tour launch video here; get tour info here.
- Suzy Bogguss will kick off a new tour Feb. 4 at New York's Highline Ballroom in support of her new album Lucky. Info here.
- Kenny Rogers received an honorary master of photography degree from the Professional Photographers of America Jan. 14 in Phoenix. More here.
- The Oak Ridge Boys will release their first live country album Boys Night Out on Cleopatra Records April 15. The project will be available on CD, vinyl and digitally. Info here.
Irlene Mandrell (1/29)
Tammy Cochran (1/30)
Tuesday (1/28): Jennifer Nettles, The Talk (CBS); Martina McBride, Home & Family (Hallmark Channel); Dwight Yoakam, TheTonight Show With Jay Leno (NBC).
Wednesday (1/29): Brad Paisley, Nashville (ABC); Jennifer Nettles, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (NBC).
Upcoming Album Releases
North 40 Sing Your Own Song (Rhymetown)
The duo's Paige Logan shares writing credit on all 12 tracks, and Heather Looney contributed to eight. The collection includes "Tell Me Something Good," written after Logan learned of her father's lung cancer diagnosis, girl-anthem "Hey Girl Hey" and "Wine Song."
Eric Paslay Eric Paslay (2/4)
Moonshine Bandits Calicountry (2/4)
Eric Church The Outsiders (2/11)
Frankie Ballard Sunshine & Whiskey (2/11)
Cole Swindell Cole Swindell (2/18)