Celebrating this week's release of his new album Riser, Dierks Bentleyhas released Riser Bird, an online game based on the thunderbird image that represents the album.  The game includes previews of his new music and chances to win autographed copies of the album or a trip to an upcoming Riser Tour rehearsal.  Head to The Music City Minute page to play.

 

 

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The Country Music Hall of Fame is a place to cherish what country music is all about – so imagine how honored Miranda Lambert is to be the subject of a year-in-the-life exhibition that opens up on May 16th!  Miranda Lambert: Backstage Access will feature gowns, costumes, awards and more from the past year – while her tweets will provide the narrative thread.  The exhibit will run through November 9th.

 

 

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Josh Turner will release his first book titled Man Stuff: Thoughts On Faith, Family and Fatherhood on April 29th.  Duck Dynasty’s Jase Robertson will provide the forward.

 

 

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Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Dierks Bentley will headline the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam in Panama City Florida over Labor Day Weekend.  Carrie headlines Friday, Dierks has Saturday and Blake will close on Sunday.

 

 

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While celebrating his latest #1 hit “Whatever She’s Got” this week in Nashville, David Nail was also surprised with a plaque for the song reaching PLATINUM status.  David will perform at this year’s Green Solo Cup Party on March 15th at Wild Bills along with Brothers Osborne, Frankie Ballard and Big & Rich.  Grab tickets before they sell out by clicking the picture of David above...

 

 

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Happy Birthday to Georgia Country artist Jason Aldean.  He turns 37 this weekend!

Make sure you listen to Caffeinated Radio Monday morning at 6:25 AM for a major concert announcement.  After you find out who is coming to Atlanta…you’ll get your first shot to win tickets to that show at 6:47 AM.

 

 

The iHeart Radio Music Awards will air live May 1st from Los Angeles on NBC.  You’ve already helped select the nominees for each category by your listening habits on iHeart Radio…and your interactions on social media.  Now it’s time for you to choose the finalists!  Go vote for your favorites now by clicking the logo above...

 

 

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Martina McBride is cooking up more than new music this year.  She’s also releasing her first cookbook later this year.  The book titled Around The Table will feature her favorite entertaining ideas, her own tips for cooking, decorating and menu planning.  You can pick it up in stores on October 7th.  It’s available for pre-order by clicking the pic of Martina above...  Martina’s next album is titled Everlasting and is a collection of soulful cover tunes.  You can pick that up in stores on April 8th.