Live Nation Hires Industry Veteran Sally Williams as President of Nashville Music and Business StrategyLive Nation Hires Industry Veteran Sally Williams as President of Nashville Music and Business Strategy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, today announced that it will continue to grow its operations in Nashville by hiring seasoned executive Sally Williams as President of Nashville Music and Business Strategy. Beginning September 2019 and reporting to President of US Concerts, Bob Roux, Williams will play an integral part of Live Nation's continued growth in Music City.  (more...)

USU and Flying House Assembly present A DEALUSU and Flying House Assembly present A DEAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

A DEAL by Zhu Yi, developed as part of 'New Text - New Stage', an Ibsen International project for the development of new writing. (more...)

The Grand Ole Opry Returns to BonnarooThe Grand Ole Opry Returns to Bonnaroo
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2019

Superfly and A.C. Entertainment are proud to announce the return of the world renowned Grand Ole Opry to the 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. An unqualified highlight of last year's event, the Grand Ole Opry will be back with another star-studded lineup, once again celebrating Bonnaroo's very special connection with its home state of Tennessee. The 18th annual four-day multi-stage camping festival will take place June 13 - 16, held as always at Great Stage Park, the spectacular 700-acre farm and event space located just 60 miles southeast of Nashville in Manchester, TN. (more...)

The Country Music Association Announces New Board of Directors for the CMA and the CMA FoundationThe Country Music Association Announces New Board of Directors for the CMA and the CMA Foundation
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The Country Music Association has today announced its new Board of Directors for both CMA and the CMA Foundation. The appointments are effective on Jan. 1, 2019.  (more...)

Grand Ole Opry Announces Lineup for Opry at Bonnaroo 2018Grand Ole Opry Announces Lineup for Opry at Bonnaroo 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

The Grand Ole Opry®, the show that made country music famous, will stage its first-ever show from the famed Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN on Sun., June 10 featuring Opry members Bobby Bare, Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Riders In The Skyas well as Brothers Osborne, LANCO, Nikki Lane, Lucie Silvas, and more. The Nashville-based Opry has rarely in its 92-year history taken its iconic show outside Music City, on those occasions visiting prestigious venues such as New York City's Carnegie Hall and Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center. (more...)

The Grand Ole Opry Officially Welcomes Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby BareThe Grand Ole Opry Officially Welcomes Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The Grand Ole Opry welcomed home Bobby Bare as an official Opry member tonight, on this, the Country Music Hall of Famer's 83rd birthday. Bare had been a member of the Opry cast in the 1960s and 70s, after which his official Opry membership lapsed. The evening was documented in The Tennessean. (more...)

Country Star Craig Morgan and Operation FINALLY HOME Surprise Disabled Veteran With New HomeCountry Star Craig Morgan and Operation FINALLY HOME Surprise Disabled Veteran With New Home
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Country music entertainer, award-winning TV host and Army veteran Craig Morgan had a big surprise up his sleeve Friday (Feb. 23) at the Grand Ole Opry. During his performance, Morgan invited his long-time friend, U.S. Army SFC Josh Ferguson, a disabled veteran, and his family onto the stage and surprised them with the news they are receiving a custom-built, mortgage-free home this year in Dickson County (Tennessee) from Operation FINALLY HOME.  Joining Morgan onstage for the surprise was Operation FINALLY HOME founder Dan Wallrath and Executive Director Rusty Carroll. (more...)

CMA Presents Industry Honors During Board Reception in Nashville
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The Country Music Association presented industry honors to four highly-deserving individuals Wednesday evening, Nov. 29 during an intimate CMA Board reception at the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. (more...)

Jeannie Seely Signs With 117 Publicity for Exclusive PR Representation Amidst Year of Lifetime AchievementsJeannie Seely Signs With 117 Publicity for Exclusive PR Representation Amidst Year of Lifetime Achievements
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Miss Country Soul, Jeannie Seely has signed with 117 Publicity for exclusive representation while she continues to celebrate her illustrious career. (more...)

7th Annual NATD Honors Gala Recognizes Charley Pride, Jeannie Seely & More7th Annual NATD Honors Gala Recognizes Charley Pride, Jeannie Seely & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The Nashville Association of Talent Directors' (NATD) 7th Annual Honors Gala recognized some of the best in their respective fields for their accomplishments and service to the Nashville entertainment industry. (more...)

City Of Nashville, NCVC, & CMA Hold Vigil Honoring Victims of Las Vegas ShootingCity Of Nashville, NCVC, & CMA Hold Vigil Honoring Victims of Las Vegas Shooting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

CMA joined with Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. Monday at Ascend Amphitheater to offer the Nashville community the opportunity to honor victims of the Las Vegas shooting. (more...)

'Miss Country Soul' Jeannie Seely Celebrates 50 Years as Member of Grand Ole Opry'Miss Country Soul' Jeannie Seely Celebrates 50 Years as Member of Grand Ole Opry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

'Miss Country Soul' Jeannie Seely celebrates 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Exactly 50 years to the day she was first inducted on September 16, 1967, Seely performed her Grammy -winning classic Don't Touch Me and other favorites before being joined on stage by fellow Opry member (more...)

Chris Young Invited to Join The Grand Ole OpryChris Young Invited to Join The Grand Ole Opry
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Grammy nominated vocalist Chris Young was surprised during his Grand Ole Opry performance this evening by Country Music Hall of Fame and Opry member Vince Gill with an invitation to become an official Opry member. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the 'MOONSHINE' Cast & Creative Team, Beginning Previews Tonight in Dallas!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars and creative team of MOONSHINE: The Hee Haw Musical, the new musical comedy lovingly (and loosely) inspired by the classic TV series. MOONSHINE begins previews for its World Premiere at The Dallas Theater Center tonight, Wednesday, Sept 2, with an official opening night set for September 18, and runs through October 11. (more...)

Justin Guarini, Rose Hemingway & More Will Star in MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL at Dallas Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Producers Opry Entertainment and Fox Theatricals, in conjunction with Dallas Theater Center, have announced complete casting for the Dallas Theater Center's World Premiere engagement of MOONSHINE: That Hee Haw Musical, a new musical comedy lovingly (and loosely) inspired by the classic TV series (more...)

MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL with Music by Brandy Clark & Shane McAnally Sets Dallas World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical, a new musical comedy lovingly (and loosely) inspired by the classic TV series, will get the Broadway treatment when it has its eagerly awaited World Premiere this fall at Dallas Theater Center. The musical, which had a much-buzzed-about industry reading in September, features a score by multi-Award winning artists Brandy Clark (a 2015 Grammy Award nominee for Best New Artist) and Grammy Award-winner Shane McAnally, two of country music's hottest new singer/songwriters. With a book by Robert Horn, direction by Gary Griffin and choreography by Denis Jones and musical supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Stephen Oremus, Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical begins performances at Dallas Center Theatre on September 2, 2015, where it runs through October 11, 2015. (more...)

Review Roundup: CABARET Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 24, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's Cabaret on Broadway, starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee' and three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams as 'Sally Bowles' opens tonight, April 24, 2014 and runs through January 4, 2015 at at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Brooks, Cochran Off-camera Winners for 46th Annual Academy of CMAs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011

Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the live telecast of the 46th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

Brooks, Cochran Off-camera Winners for 46th Annual Academy of CMAs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the live telecast of the 46th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)