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Country Music Hall of Fame to Undergo Multi-Million Dollar Expansion
Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum had to go through an unexpected -- and unwelcome -- renovation earlier this year after flood waters damaged parts of the famous building. Now the fully-recovered landmark, which houses some of the most historical artifacts in music history, is planning a multi-million dollar expansion which will allow even more memorabilia, and ensure the museum wi
Kenny Rogers, Sara Evans + More Prep Holiday Concerts
Whether country fans like their Christmas music with harmonies, on the pop side or done the cowboy way, they can surely find the perfect Christmas concert this year! It seems everyone is out to spread a little Christmas cheer, from Kenny Rogers and John Berry to Point of Grace, Michael Martin Murphey, Vince Gill and Amy Grant, many artists are traveling the country to present their own favorite Ch
Kid Rock Talks Country, New Album and iTunes
Kid Rock may seem like an unlikely fixture in country music to some, including the Kid himself. "If you had told me when I was starting out that I would be coming down to Nashville, kind of weaving in and out of the country scene, I never would've thought that in a million years," he tells Billboard...
Mandrell Sisters Reunite to Help Africa
Country Music Hall of Famer Barbara Mandrell will reunite with her singing siblings for a rare appearance as the Mandrell Sisters on Thursday, September 2 at the Nashville Palace. Barbara, Louise and Irlene (pictured together left in 1981) will come together in support of S...
Nashville Songwriters Christen Fontanel With Flood Benefit
Jim Weatherly, Dickey Lee and Mike Reid are among the Songwriters Hall of Fame members who will perform at Songwriters Sing for Nashville, a benefit concert for Nashville flood victims held at the newly-opened Fontanel Mansion and Farm. The July 17 event will be the debut concert for the new amphitheatre, the Woods at Fontanel, which seats 2,500 people...
Barbara Mandrell’s Old Home Has New Life
Fans can now visit the majestic place Barbara Mandrell and her family once called home. The Whites Creek, Tenn. property, called Fontanel, was purchased in 2002 by Dale Morris and Marc Oswald, who work with such artists as Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson and Big & Rich. It...
Star Watch: This Week’s TV Must Sees! (Week of Feb. 22)
Every Monday, The Boot gives updates on where you can find your favorite country stars on television throughout the week. Here's what's happening for the week of February 22! For those fans who missed out on GAC's 'Introducing: Zac Brown Band,' the 30-minute documentary will air throughout the week, including Tuesday (Feb...
Barbara Mandrell’s Home Gets Tourist-Friendly Makeover
The sprawling mansion once owned by Country Music Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell is in the process of becoming Nashville's next tourist attraction. According to the Tennessean newspaper, the property has been approved to evolve into a multi-use destination spot, set to open by late spring or early summer of 2010...
Barbara Mandrell Talks Dancing Deficit
Barbara Mandrell is proud of female stars like Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride and Taylor Swift, who headline their own big tours. The country legend knows how hard it is for a woman to branch out from opening act to main attraction. "Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton and I were the first female headliners, where we would book our own opening acts," Barbara tells The Boot... Re
Barbara Mandrell Talks Fame, Family and Faith
The Country Music Hall of Fame inducted on Sunday the legendary lady who "was country when country wasn't cool," and then helped bring the genre to the masses. Barbara Mandrell -- singer, actress, dancer and recipient of more than 75 industry awards -- is now immortalized in the Nashville museum, commemorating her illustrious 38+ year career...

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