Tag: Cale Dodds

Hundreds of Artists Are Being Added to CMA Fest 2019 and We Need to Plan Our Schedules ASAP!

With only a few months to go, the 2019 CMA Music Festival will be here before you know it! This morning, the Country Music Association added over 100 performers to their already stacked lineup for the daytime Chevy Breakout Stage at Walk of Fame Park, Maui Jim Broadway Stage at Bridgestone Plaza and Nashville Acoustic Corner Stage. Taking place over the festival’s four days, the new string of performers include Bailey Bryan, HARDY, Adam Doleac, Levi Hummon, Kaile Shorr, Spencer Crandall, and more. The stages are free and open to the public with performances starting at 10AM CT. The Official CMA Fest App is filled...

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56th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards Takes Over Nashville Ahead of CMA Awards

The 56th Annual American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Country Music Awards took over Downtown Nashville on Monday (November 12). Kicking off “CMA Week,” Music City’s hottest songwriters graced the red carpet at the Renaissance Hotel including honoree Lee Ann Womack, Dierks Bentley, Carly Pearce, Drake White, Jordan Davis, Midland, Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers, The Cadillac Three, Cassadee Pope, Clare Dunn, Jillian Jacqueline. So how exactly does songwriting work? And what comes first — the lyrics or the music? According to Adam Hambrick, “everybody asks that and nobody has a straight answer.” It looks like there’s no...

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Vince Gill Makes Surprise Appearance at Ty Herndon’s Concert for Love & Acceptance during CMA Fest

For the fourth year in a row, Ty Herndon raised awareness for the LGBTQ community at the 2018 CMA Music Festival this week with the 2018 Concert for Love and Acceptance on Thursday night (June 7). With Herndon and CMT’s Cody Alan as co-hosts, artists like Terri Clark, Billy Dean, Cale Dodds, Parson James, Tanya Tucker, Temecula Road, Thompson Square, Cam, Anita Cochran, Shelly Fairchild, Cassadee Pope, Michael Ray, Calum Scott, Brandon Stansell and WWE Superstars Lana and Sonya came together not only to perform their biggest hits, but also to raise awareness to the situations LGBTQ people face when living in the South. “At...

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Tanya Tucker, Cale Dodds, Temecula Road & More Added to Ty Herndon’s Concert for Love

More of our favorite artists have been added to Ty Herndon’s Concert for Love and Acceptance! Set to take place on June 7th at the Wildhorse Saloon during the 2018 CMA Music Festival, Tanya Tucker — along with Billy Dean, Cale Dodds, Parson James, Temecula Road, and Thompson Square — have been added to the lineup for the 3rd annual show. “I am thrilled to welcome my wonderful and dear friend Tanya Tucker to the show. All her kids call me ‘Uncle Ty,’” said Herndon. “I have known Tanya’s heart for many years. She is truly one of the...

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Jake Owen and Cole Swindell Added to Nissan Stadium Lineup for CMA Fest 2018

We’re only two weeks out from the 2018 CMA Music Festival, but that doesn’t mean more artists can’t be added to the lineup! This morning, the Country Music Association shared that Jake Owen and Cole Swindell have been added to the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium lineup, as well as over 100 more acts throughout Downtown Nashville. Xfinity Fan Fair X is back and more exciting than ever featuring three stages packed with artist performances from Kelsea Ballerini (June 10), Dierks Bentley (June 7), Luke Bryan (June 8) and Dustin Lynch (June 9), panels and meet and greets, in addition to music and lifestyle exhibits, prize giveaways and the Marketplace taking place daily...

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Cale Dodds Unveils Final Installment of Double Sided Singles

Cale Dodds is beginning the new year at an end: today the up-and-coming Warner Bros. / Warner Music Nashville recording artist released the final installment in his well-received trilogy of double-sided singles. With the first two in the series racking up over 14 million on-demand streams between them, Dodds offers the newest pairing of songs to kick off the coming months with “Take You Back” and “Like We Do.” Co-written alongside Zach Abend and Corey Crowder, both songs explore growing up – in love and in life. Black-and-white memories meet the sun-soaked hills of Malibu in the Jack Guy-directed...

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Cale Dodds Makes Major-Label Debut with Double-Sided Single

After a year filled with songwriting – and song singing – Cale Dodds is bursting from the gates on the count of two with his Warner Bros. / Warner Music Nashville debut double-sided single, “All Over / Lying.” The rising country artist co-wrote both his first new major label offering “All Over” and “Lying,” the viral hit he is re-releasing in celebration of this milestone. “In my songs I try to pinpoint moments that people think about but don’t know how to verbalize,” said Dodds. “I love when people say ‘that’s exactly how I feel’ or ‘that’s what I...

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More Artists To See At CMA Fest: Hard Rock Stage Lineup Announcement!

The 2016 CMA Music Festival is gearing up for another incredible year of connecting country fans to the artist that make their favorite tunes. It seems as though every time you turn a street corner, you see a new stage filled with talented musicians. The Hard Rock Stage, which is located on Nashville’s iconic Broadway, holds some of the upcoming artist that are hoping their star rises to the top. While you’re headed to the Riverfront Stage, take 30 and catch a set from someone you’ve never heard of. That’s the unspoken rule of CMA Fest… always be willing to...

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