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Chris Young Arrested in Nashville

It’s a rough week to be in country music PR as Monday night artist Chris Young was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Assaulting an Officer, and Resisting Arrest at the Nashville bar “Tin Roof”.

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Is TikTok Reviving the Honky Tonk Culture?

It’s no doubt that TikTok is having a HUGE impact on artist discovery and what drives the country music charts, but it would appear that the impact of the app is doing a whole lot more to drive country music culture on the dance floor. Of course, for an app that thrives on celebrating music and dancing, this shouldn’t surprise anyone, and I for one, am here for it!

Is TikTok Reviving the Honky Tonk Culture?

The vertical video dancing trends are jumping off the screen and right onto dance hall floors as honky tonks all across the nation see an increased interest in boot-scootin in real life.


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Confirmed: Garth Brooks IS Opening A Honky Tonk in Nashville!



Comment below with YOUR idea for a name for Garth Brooks’ new honky tonk on Lower Broadway in Nashville, TN! Reps for Country superstar GARTH BROOKS confirmed TODAY (4/5) earlier reports that he will be opening a bar in NASHVILLE’s Lower Broadway district at 411 Broadway (NET NEWS 3/15). He purchased the three-story, more that 40,000-sqare-foot building in DECEMBER 2021, and has…



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Artists React To Closing Of Nashville’s Iconic Ernest Tubb Record Shop



The Country music industry is still reeling from FRIDAY’s (3/11) announcement from the iconic ERNEST TUBB RECORDS SHOP that it is closing its doors this SPRING. The shop, on NASHVILLE Lower Broadway, was opened (originally at 720 Commerce St.) by COUNTRY RADIO HALL OF FAMER TUBB in 1947, and was the home of the MIDNIGHT JAMBOREE radio show, broadcast on WSM-A/NASHVILLE. It is the…



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The Academy Of Country Music Takes First Step In Relocating Offices From California To Nashville



THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) will be moving its ENCINO, CA-based headquarters to NASHVILLE next year (NET NEWS 11/2/20). The ACM has made the first step in the full transition to TENNESSEE by signing a lease with ADVENTUROUS JOURNEYS (AJ) CAPITAL PARTNERS to open its first NASHVILLE-based office after being headquartered in CALIFORNIA for more than five decades. The ACM NASHVILLE office…




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