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Granger Smith Kept Performing After Falling Off Stage and Breaking Two Ribs

RANGER SMITH fell off the stage on Friday, puncturing a lung and breaking two ribs . . . but he stuck around and finished the show. GRANGER SMITH fell through a stage monitor and INTO a metal barricade on Friday in Sayreville,New Jersey.  Yeah, pretty nasty.  He ended up with two broken ribs, PLUS a…

Luke Bryan Smacked an Audience Member Who Was Flipping Him the Bird

Luke Bryan Smacked an Audience Member Who Was Flipping Him the Bird

LUKE BRYAN saw a guy giving him the finger while he was performing at Wednesday’s Volunteer Jam . . . so he asked him to approach the stage and then smacked him on the side of the head. LUKE BRYAN must’ve had one of those “I’ve had it up to here with clowns like you”…

Garth Brooks Calls Radio the “Window Between the Artist and the People”

Garth Brooks Calls Radio the "Window Between the Artist and the People"

  GARTH BROOKS believes terrestrial radio is the perfect connection between the artist and the people who buy music. There are tons of reasons why GARTH BROOKS is the highest-selling solo performer in U.S. history . . . but let’s narrow it down to what HE considers the most important.  It’s this here radio station ….

Wildfires Have Forced Dolly Parton to Close Her Theme Park Until Friday

Wildfires Have Forced Dolly Parton to Close Her Theme Park Until Friday

  DOLLY PARTON had to close her Dollywood theme park because of the wildfires in Eastern Tennessee.  It’s going to reopen on Friday. It’s a bittersweet day for DOLLY PARTON.  Her TV special “Christmas of Many Colors” is debuting tonight on NBC . . . but it’s overshadowed by the terrible wildfires near her Dollywood…

Ceiling Debris Fell to the Stage While the Brothers Osborne Were Performing on Sunday

Ceiling Debris Fell to the Stage While the Brothers Osborne Were Performing on Sunday

Pieces of the ceiling fell to the stage while the BROTHERS OSBORNE were performing on Sunday in Boise, Idaho.  No one was injured and it appears to only be minor damage to the building. The BROTHERS OSBORNE brought the roof down this weekend.  Literally. It was actually ceiling debris and it fell to the stage…

A Selection of Country Star-Related Christmas Gifts

A Selection of Country Star-Related Christmas Gifts

Here are some Cyber Monday gift ideas from country star websites.  You can buy a Keith Urban ornament, a Maren Morris Koozie, a coffee mug from Luke Bryan, and a Jason Aldean license plate. It’s Cyber Monday so we hit up some country star websites for gift suggestions to make your shopping easier. If there’s…

Frankie Ballard Spent Thanksgiving Alone, Once . . . And Hated It

Frankie Ballard Spent Thanksgiving Alone, Once . . . And Hated It

  FRANKIE BALLARD once spent Thanksgiving on the road ALONE . . . and hated it so much he vowed to never do it again. FRANKIE BALLARD is NOT one of those people who dreads being with his family on Thanksgiving.  It’s just the opposite . . . and the reason is because he once…

The Whiskey Flowed While Brett Eldredge Recorded his Christmas Album

The Whiskey Flowed While Brett Eldredge Recorded his Christmas Album

BRETT ELDREDGE’s holiday album “Glow” is more Frank Sinatra than Hank Williams, and I’m not even talking about the sound . . . although that’s true too.  He wanted it to have a big band vibe and here’s how he did it. He recorded it at the same New York studio that a lot of…

George Strait Remembers Making $7 a Show

George Strait Remembers Making $7 a Show

GEORGE STRAIT remembers negotiating with a club owner when he was starting out.  The guy agreed to give him and his band a Sunday afternoon time slot and paid them $7. GEORGE STRAIT returned to his roots for a show at the legendary Gruene Hall (pronounced Green Hall) last week in Texas.  He was promoting “Strait…

Keith Urban Hangs with Fans Long After the Show is Over

Keith Urban Hangs with Fans Long After the Show is Over

KEITH URBAN returned to the stage after his concert in L.A. because he wanted to shake hands, pose for selfies, and sign autographs for every single fan who was still there. Every performer says they love their fans, but actions speak louder than words, and this is an amazing example.  It’s a story about KEITH…

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