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Brett Eldredge Releases Music Video Filmed at Wrigley Field

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Country superstar (and Paris, IL native!) Brett Eldredge, released a new music video for his current single, “Wanna Be That Song.” The video debuted at Wrigley Field during a Cubs game. Music video goals, anyone? It was also the location where the video was shot, making it the first music video to ever be filmed there. The video is a mash-up ...

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Kelleigh Bannen’s ‘Cheap Sunglasses’ is the EP of the Summer

Kelleigh Bannen Chicago

This Nashville Life tastemaker Kelleigh Bannen released her new EP Cheap Sunglasses last week to iTunes and Spotify. Trust us when we say that if you don’t know her name yet, that needs to change. An edgy fashionista with an unreal voice and girl-next-door sincerity, Bannen is starting to turn heads in the industry. Her new project consists of five tracks: “Welcome to the Party,” “Cheap Sunglasses,” ...

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CJ Solar is the Perfect Combination of Southern Grit and Authentic Country

CJ Solar

Baton Rouge native and 23-year-old artist CJ Solar just released his brand new EP, Hard One to Turn Down, and we decided to give it a listen.  A combination of country, southern rock and Delta blues influences, this EP features five catchy tracks, all co-written by Solar. There is a gritty authenticity to CJ’s voice and while he’s totally country (without trying too hard to be, ...

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Blake Shelton Announces Fall Tour Dates & Illinois Stop

BlakeShelton.com

Country superstar Blake Shelton has announced his fall 2016 tour dates and lucky for us, he will be stopping in Illinois. Shelton will perform on September 15th at the Peoria Civic Center Arena in Peoria, Illinois. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on April 22nd at 10am. Throughout the tour, Blake will likely be giving fans a ...

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WTTW’s SOUNDSTAGE to Feature Toby Keith, Jake Owen, Jason Isbell and more

Toby Keith Episode will air on April 28th.

WTTW’s popular music series SOUNDSTAGE returns this spring with all-new episodes premiering on PBS stations nationwide and on WTTW11 beginning Thursday, April 28 at 8:00 pm, and continuing through May 19. Taped in front of an intimate, live studio audience (in Chicago!!), SOUNDSTAGE brings the thrill of a live concert performance to music fans. With a 360° view, viewers will feel ...

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Scotty McCreery to Stop in Chicago on Book Tour

Scotty McCreery Official Website

The ACM award and CMT award winning singer/songwriter Scotty McCreery will begin a 14-city tour in May to promote his debut book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream. The book hits shelves May 3, which is the same day he kicks off his tour. Below are his Chicagoland stops. When:     Wednesday, May 11th from 3:00–4:00 pm CT ...

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Dolly Parton is Coming to Chicago this Summer

Flickr/Linda Stanley

Queen of country Dolly Parton is coming to Chicagoland this summer. Dolly will be stopping at Ravinia in Highland Park, IL on Sunday, August 7th. This will be the country music hall of famer’s first appearance in Chicago since 2011. Pavilion seats will start at $115 but lawn seats will be available for $38. Tickets go on sale at April 26th. Additional ...

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