Sarah Darling, ‘The Bachelor’ Performance Confirmed; Kelly Clarkson Learns to Fly + More: Country Music News Roundup
The Boot rounds up today’s country music news headlines from around the web.
Sarah Darling will be the surprise musical guest for a one-on-one date on ABC’s “The Bachelor” on Feb. 4. The episode will feature the country singer performing a concert in Whitefish, Mont., while new Bachelor Sean Lowe is on a date.
Kelly Clarkson has soared on the charts, now she’s soaring the skies! The singer tweeted earlier this week that she is taking flying lessons. “I just had my first flight lesson!” she wrote. “I literally flew a plane!! I was completely terrified at first but now I’m hooked!!”
A Keith Urban concert scheduled for Sunday night (Jan. 27) in Brisbane, Australia, was postponed yet again on Monday due to severe flooding in the area. While no immediate plans were revealed, a spokesman said the show would either be rescheduled for next week or canceled altogether. [9News]
Ronnie Dunn, the late Roger Miller and Sonny Curtis, best known for his work with rock legends Buddy Holly and the Crickets, will be inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame on March 3 in Austin. Toby Keith, Jack Ingram and Larry Gatlin will be on hand to perform at the event. The Hall of Fame ceremony is part of the Texas Heritage Songwriters’ Association’s weekend-long homecoming celebration March 2-3, featuring performances from past inductees, Grammy nominees and recipients, and renowned songwriters. [BAM's Blog]
Clay Walker will appear on the Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” Thursday, Jan. 31 at 8:00 AM ET. The singer will perform his hit, “She Won’t Be Lonely Long,” and will debut his forthcoming single, “Wrong Enough to Know.”
Gloriana recently performed the national anthem at the AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium (where the Baltimore Ravens beat the hometown team, the New England Patriots, to advance to this weekend’s Super Bowl). In the video below, the trio takes you behind-the-scenes for a peek at what their day was like leading up to the performance.
Watch Gloriana at the AFC Championship
Watch Sarah Darling’s ‘Home to Me’ Video