Nitty Gritty from Music City – Mon. Oct. 7th

Keith Urban’s All For The Hall event is set for February 10 in Nashville. With the theme of Under The Influence, each artist will perform a song by an artist that heavily influenced them as well as one of their own hits. This year’s lineup will include Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Ingrid Andress, Tanya Tucker, and Brothers Osborne.

Eric Church was part of a gender reveal in Grand Rapids, Michigan, over the weekend. While performing Some Of It, Eric caught sight of a sign in the crowd that read “Twins Gender Reveal?” He opened an envelope to reveal two ultrasound pics and the news that the Estis family would be having twin girls. Eric joked: “Dad’s blood pressure just went through the roof right there. Congratulations to you both very much.” • VIDEO

Kelsea Ballerini will team with pop star Halsey for an episode of CMT Crossroads. The episode will film Friday at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater and will air on CMT in early 2020.

Vince Gill will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his breakthrough album When I Call Your Name with a vinyl re-issue on November 15. The album came out November 14 of 1989.

Dolly Parton lends vocals to a new song by Christian singer Zach Williams titled There Was Jesus. The tune is from his just released sophomore album, Rescue Story.

On November 1, The Mavericks will release Play The Hits, an eleven track album of covers of hits made popular by John Anderson, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, and others. Martina McBride will make guest appearance on the album.

Leann Rimes will be one of the celebrities taking part in the revival of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The show’s new host will Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who stars in Modern Family. It will air on HGTV.

The Oak Ridge Boys are partnering with AARP and The Department of Justice to launch a public service announcement campaign to help protect elders from fraud and abuse.