May 21st, 2012 - The Freedom Festival is excited to announce country music artist Jo Dee Messina will take the stage at Kirkwood Community College, Saturday, June 30, thanks to our sponsors Hy-Vee, KHAK, KCRG and The Gazette! She will be performing with The Hailey Whitters Band as her opening act.
The gates will open at 5:00 PM, and Jo Dee Messina is scheduled to hit the stage around 8:00 PM. Please feel free to bring your own chair or blankets to spread out and enjoy the night. A FREE fireworks display will immediately follow the concert.
May 18th, 2012 - Lee Brice stopped by “Huckabee” to chat with the governor and perform his new single “Hard To Love.” Governor Huckabee, an avid musician and bass player in his band Capitol Offense, backs Brice on the tune. The episode will air Saturday, May 19 at 8 pm EDT and again on Sunday, May 20 at 8 pm and 11 pm EDT.
May 17th, 2012 (via Taste of Country) - Much like he did with ‘Take a Back Road’ in 2011, Rodney Atkins has released a song you’ll struggle to keep from singing along with by summer’s end. ‘Just Wanna Rock N’ Roll’ is carefree fun that showcases the singer as a cool breeze on a dog’s-breath-hot summer day.
Johnny Bulford (left), Jon Stone, Lee Brice and Phil Barton
Photo Credit: Marilu White
"There's something validating about your first real win," said BMI's Clay Bradley as he called to order the ceremony Tuesday (May 15) honoring Curb Records artist Lee Brice and songwriters Johnny Bulford, Phil Barton and Jon Stone, the composers of Brice's recent No. 1 single, "A Woman Like You."
May 4th, 2012 - Curb recording artist Tim Dugger has been chosen to sing the national anthem at this year’s “Prelude to the Dream” on Wednesday, June 6 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The all-star dirt Late Model race will feature more than 25 world renowned drivers as they battle for dirt supremacy on the half-mile clay oval track.