Country Stars Unite at Bama Rising Benefit Concert for Alabama Storm Victims

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Bama Rising Lineup

Birmingham, AL (June 14th, 2011) – A line up of mostly Alabama native stars came together at Birmingham’s BJCC Arena on June 14th to raise money and spirits for those ravaged by recent tornados. On April 27th, over 75% of the state of Alabama was devastated by a bizarre and vicious series of storms.

Among the areas hit especially hard was Tuscaloosa. A remarkable video of that tornado is at the end of this posting.

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Sugarland Bids Farewell to Little Big Town and Matt Nathanson

Sugarland on stage in Houston, TX

The 2011 Incredible Machine Tour (Photo by Valarie Allyn Bienas)

In Lubbock, TX, Sugarland’s Incredible Machine Tour says goodbye to openers Little Big Town and Matt Nathanson with one final cover: Queen’s “Somebody To Love” [Last Day of Summer Camp Remix].

Watch Jennifer, Kristian, Karen, Kimberly, Jimi, Phillip, Matt, guest vocalist

Aaron Tap, and the Sugarband rehearse backstage; plus, the group shares what they’ll miss most about being on the road together.

Little Big Town Tune-in Alert


ACM-Nominated Vocal Group to Appear on The Talk and CONAN

Little Big Town Performing on Stage

Nashville, Tenn. (Friday, March 25, 2011) – Capitol Records Nashville’s platinum-selling group, Little Big Town—consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet, and Jimi Westbrook—will make their debut on CBS’ The Talk on Tuesday, March 29 before joining CONAN on TBS for a performance of their current single, “The Reason Why.”

The Talk
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 (CBS, 2pm ET; 1pm PT/CT)

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 (TBS, 11pm ET/10pm CT)

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