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About Leslie Armstrong

Leslie Armstrong began as Editor on the NCC's site when the website began in 2008. She reports, reviews, and interviews country music artists from Nashville, TN.

Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert and more join the CMA Awards

Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks, Luke Combs, Midland and Brett Young join the exciting lineup of performers for “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards,” hosted for the 11th consecutive year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. Country Music’s Biggest Night™ will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8:00 PM/ET (7:00 PM/CT) on the ABC Television Network.   Previously announced performers for the CMA Awards include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan [...]

Brantley Gilbert teams up with SpeedKore Performance Group for a new Ford F-150 Project

BRANTLEY GILBERT has teamed up with SpeedKore™ Performance Group for a new Ford F-150 project to debut this week at the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The collaboration formed when SpeedKore President, Jim Kacmarcik, who is also a partner in Given Music Publishing with Cindy Owen, was introduced to Scott Borchetta, President & CEO of Big [...]

By |October 30th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital kicks off second year of #ThisShirtSavesLives with a show

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will kick off the second year of the #ThisShirtSavesLives campaign with This Show Saves Lives (Presented by Delta Dental of Tennessee), a night of music, magic, and fashion on November 26 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville. The new version of the popular #ThisShirtSavesLives shirt will be modeled by Nashville influencers and revealed at the [...]

Rita Wilson makes her Grand Ole Opry debut

Actress, singer, songwriter and producer Rita Wilson made her Grand Ole Opry debut on Tuesday night performing songs from her new album Bigger Picture. Wilson returns to the Opry stage tonight for the Opry’s special two-show 10th Edition of Opry Goes Pink celebrating survivors and raising awareness for the fight against breast cancer.   Also performing on tonight’s Opry Goes [...]

By |October 28th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

CMA Songwriters Series wraps up second-annual U.K. and European tours

The Country Music Association’s critically acclaimed CMA Songwriters Series wrapped the second-annual U.K. and European tours with a final show in London, England. Stops on the European tour included Stockholm, Oslo, Hamburg and Amsterdam before heading to the U.K. for shows in Glasgow, Liverpool, Gateshead, Manchester and London. Featured artists on the tour, that ran from [...]

Phil Vassar was inducted into the Virginia Musical Hall of Fame

Country hitmaker and Virginia native Phil Vassar was honored by his home state during a performance at The Birchmere, being inducted into the Virginia Musical Hall of Fame. “It's a real honor,” Vassar said. “Virginia's my home and my heritage. It starts where you come from, and I think that's such a part of your [...]

CMA Awards to celebrate its upcoming show with In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts

In celebration of “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards,” Country Music’s Biggest Night™, ABC is set to air its 10th annual pre-CMA Awards Special, “Country Music’s Biggest Stars: In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts,” Sunday, Nov. 11 from 9:00-10:00 PM/CT on The ABC Television Network. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the special features new interviews and updates from the numerous Country Music stars [...]

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

James Robert Webb partners with Tunespeak to send a fan on a dream vacation

Bison Creek Records Artist, James Robert Webb, recently released his brand new single “Now We’re Gettin’ Somewhere,” and now he wants to send one lucky fan to the “somewhere” of their dreams. Webb has teamed up with Tunespeak to offer fans a shot at a dream vacation and other cool prizes. An online platform to [...]

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Carrie Underwood flips the switch for the Opry Goes Pink

Photo Credit: Chris Hollo The Grand Ole Opry® partnered with Susan G. Komen® Foundation this evening as part of the special two-show 10th Edition of Opry Goes Pink. Opry member and Capitol Records Nashville’s superstar Carrie Underwood, who flipped the switch on the inaugural Opry Goes Pink in 2009, returned to flip the switch on the Opry’s signature barn backdrop, turning it [...]

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Beau Weevils – Songs In The Key Of E Review

New album "Beau Weevils - Songs in the Key of E" reinforces Charlie Daniels as a musical icon. The album is a product of a collaboration with longtime producer James Stroud and Daniels, but this time the producer joined the project as a musician. Daniels previously stated, "James is one of the finest and most soulful [...]