Chris Young News

National YoungArts Foundation Launches 1st Annual YOUNGARTS AWARENESS DAY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, is celebrating YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to 'keep arts alive' today, Monday, September 8, 2014. Encouraging everyone who has a creative instinct to take part, YoungArts Awareness Day will feature pop-up performances and events in Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville and New York City, and invites artists across the country to create and share their own work or their artistic experiences via social media with the tags #keepartsalive, #youngarts and #youngartsawarenessday. (more...)

Florida Georgia Line to Perform Live on NASHVILLE Season Premiere
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Superstar duo Florida Georgia Line will perform live on the season premiere of “Nashville,” airing WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on the ABC Television Network. FGL will perform a song live for the east coast and then again for the west coast airing of the show. This is the first time that a real-life recording artist has performed live on the series, and the premiere will also include the previously announced live solo performances earlier in the show by “Nashville” stars Chris Carmack and Charles Esten. (more...)

Satnam Gandhi joins PageScience as Chief Technology Officer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Gandhi was previously VP-Engineering at digital marketing company Theorem, where he developed and maintained technology used by publishers, ad networks and technology providers. Earlier, he held senior engineering consulting positions for Accenture and IBM. (more...)

#KeepArtsAlive With YoungArts Awareness Day on September 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, today announces YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to "keep arts alive" on Monday, September 8. Encouraging everyone who has a creative instinct to take part, YoungArts Awareness Day will feature pop-up performances and events in Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City and invites artists across the country to create and share their own work, or their artistic experiences at museums and concerts via social media with the tags #keepartsalive, #youngarts and #youngartsawarenessday. (more...)

Fab Four Beatles Tribute Coming to Indian Ranch this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won't want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute this Saturday, August 23rd at Indian Ranch in Webster, MA. (more...)

Recording Artist Masha Alexis Returns to Africa to Bring Medical Care to Children
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

This is her fourth trip in just over a year, where she works to connect sick children and adults with much needed medical care. (more...)

Amazon Expands Prime Music Selection: Hundreds of Thousands of Songs and Hundreds of Prime Playlists Added
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

"The response we've had to Prime Music has far exceeded our expectations and we're excited to make Prime Music even more valuable for Prime members," said Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. "Prime Music was introduced just over a month ago and we've already significantly expanded the Prime Music catalog. Prime members have been telling us how much they love Prime Playlists, so we're also pleased to offer hundreds of great new playlists to make it easier to enjoy the best of Prime Music." (more...)

CHRIS YOUNG's 'Who I Am With You' Becomes His 6th # 1 Single
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Chris Young's single, “Who I Am With You,” sits atop the Mediabase Country Singles Chart and has been certified Gold. (more...)

CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN Kicks Off this Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

CMT and Mountain Dew(R) are turning up the heat this summer with the first-ever MOUNTAIN DEW CMT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, featuring all-new, live performances from country stars Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, David Nail and Chris Young. The four-part series launches on CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN Saturday, July 19 at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT with CMT on Tour headliner Kip Moore, who rocked his performance in downtown Nashville earlier this summer. (more...)

Violin Announces New Pay-as-You-Grow Capacity Pricing Option and New Models for Windows Flash Arrays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

For Violin Memory authorized resellers and their end-users, this offering addresses the need for all-flash storage solutions that meet the performance requirements of business critical applications with the comprehensive data services provided by the Windows Flash Array. In addition, the available capacity footprints allow their end-users to buy what they need now and cost-effectively expand as business grows. (more...)

Local Blues Bands to Join BB King, Robert Randolph and More at Indian Ranch Blues at the Beach, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Blues at the Beach at Indian Ranch just got bigger. The show featuring B.B. King with Robert Randolph and The Family Band and Shemekia Copeland on Sunday, July 13 has added three regional blues bands to the lineup. The ThrowDown Band, The Cannibal Ramblers, and Ten Foot Polecats will all perform on the Indian Ranch Corral Stage starting at 12noon. The main stage festivities begin at 2:00PM making it a day of non-stop blues on the lake. (more...)

The National YoungArts Foundation in Partnership with The Related Group Announces the Inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation, with the generous support of The Related Group, announces the inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts, the first of several residency programs in the visual, literary, design and performing arts the organization is developing as it expands its support of the next generation of artists in the United States and strengthens its place as a creative-catalyst for Miami's growing cultural landscape. The YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts will be extended to at least three outstanding visual artists a year, offering them the opportunity to become immersed in the Miami community while developing their work. The program will welcome the accomplished painter Suzanne McClelland as the inaugural artist in residence starting in June 2014. (more...)

Musician Chris Young Undergoes Hand Surgery to Repair Tendons
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2014

After accidentally cutting his left hand with a kitchen knife while at home Thursday night, singer/songwriter Chris Young underwent surgery in Nashville yesterday to repair damaged tendons. As a result of the injury and surgery, the 28-year old is unable to take the stage as planned at LP Field tonight to play for tens of thousands of fans at CMA Music Festival in Nashville. Young, who was released from the hospital this morning, is expected to fully heal and will return to playing guitar following his recovery and rehabilitation. (more...)

Chris Young Cancels CMA Music Festival Signing Due to Injury
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Following a fantastic night celebrating with over 500 fans at his annual fan club party, Chris Young returned home where he cut his left hand while cooking a late dinner. (more...)

Donica Knight set to perform at The Hank Williams Festival June 6th and open for Scotty McCreery June 7th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Cor-Entertainment recording artist Donica Knight is set to perform at The Hank Williams Festival Friday, June 6 th, 2014 in Georgiana, Alabama at Hank Williams Music Park. The lineup includes John Conlee, Gene Watson, Elaine McMillan, Jeff Whitlow, Southern Legends, among others. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit: www.hankwilliamsfestival.com. (more...)

Little Big Town Return to Host ABC's CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town return for the second year to host the summer's hottest television music event when the ABC Television Network airs "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" (more...)

George Perris Set to Release Debut English Language Album
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

George Perris, exciting, young international crossover pop crooner will release his debut English language album, Picture This, in North America, on May 27, 2014 (more...)

PageScience's Page-Level Targeting: An Alternative to Cookies
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

This ad targeting breakthrough, PageScience explains, has been made possible by the tremendous growth in real-time programmatic ad exchanges, which allow advertisers to run page-level campaigns at scale - with total access to 15 billion daily impressions. (more...)

The Fab Four Beatles Tribute Band to Play Indian Ranch, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won't want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute. The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' classics such as 'Can't Buy Me Love,' 'Yesterday,' 'A Day In The Life,' 'Twist And Shout,' 'Here Comes The Sun,' and 'Hey Jude', the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. The Fab Four will perform at Indian Ranch in Webster, MA on Saturday, August 23rd at 2PM. Tickets go on-sale Wednesday, May 7th at 10AM. (more...)

YoungArts Winners from 12 States Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, announced today by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The 20 Scholars in the Arts, all 2014 YoungArts Winners, were nominated to The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars by YoungArts, and selected based on academic, civic and artistic achievement. The award, presented on behalf of the President of the United States, is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an artistically talented graduating high school senior. Each year, up to 141 high school seniors are recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholars for their accomplishments. (more...)

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