Nitty Gritty from Music City – Wed. Jan. 9th

Zac Brown Band will headline the Legends concert May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, one day prior to the Indy 500 race.

Kenny Chesney has added a second show in Washington, D.C. His April 18 concert sold out, so a second show is set for the following night.

Blake Shelton will co-host and perform at tonight’s See Ya On The Flipside benefit for the Troy Gentry Foundation at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Dierks Bentley, Dustin Lynch, Jon Pardi and Eddie Montgomery are just some of the artists who will perform.

We told you last year that Blake Shelton would host an NBC special honoring Elvis Presley’s 1968 comeback special. Now, more details have been revealed and Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Little Big Town and others will also be part of the show, airing February 17 on NBC.

Maren Morris and Kacey Musgraves will be among the performers at the 2019 Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival, June 13-16 in Manchester, Tennessee.

John Michael Montgomery is on vocal rest for the next three months after successful surgery to remove a polyp from one of his vocal cords. He’s looking forward to getting back out on the road in April.

Wade Hayes will guest tomorrow on The Hallmark Channel’s Home And Family to perform his song Who Saved Who, which was inspired by his dog Jack who was with him through his battles with colon cancer.

Lauren Alaina will headline the 2019 Symphony Fashion Show, May 14 at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. She will perform during the 14th annual event while new cutting edge designs are revealed.

Keith Urban is heading to Australia for nine shows starting January 23. Julia Michaels, who sings with Keith on his song Coming Home, will be his opener.