GUITAR HERO

Brian T. Atkinson – Austin360.com From traditional to contemporary, songs from latest record highlight Gill’s versatility Vince Gill’s “Guitar Slinger” spotlights the celebrated country  singer’s diversity both as a songwriter (“Threaten Me with Heaven”)  and a guitarist (the title track). The 55-year-old supports the collection  Saturday at ACL Live. “I had a hard time getting…

VINCE GILL TO RECEIVE HONOR AT ACM HONORS

The Academy of Country Music is announcing that country music superstar Dierks Bentley will host the 6thAnnual ACM HONORS, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.  The event will take place on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7:00pm at the historic…

‘THE CHOICE’ ALL-STAR SINGLE HELPS DELIVER 30,000 PAIRS OF SHOES WORLDWIDE

by Stephen L. Betts - The Boot Through the efforts of 19 of country music’s biggest stars, including Vince Gill, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire and Alan Jackson, more than 30,000 people around the world, many of them children, have received a pair of shoes, thanks to the recently-released single “The Choice,” which featured those artists and…

A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS’ ALBUM SERIES CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY WITH THE RELEASE OF TWO ALBUMS BENEFITTING SPECIAL OLYMPICS:

A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS 25TH ANNIVERSARY’ AND ‘A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS: BRINGING PEACE ON EARTH’ Nashville, TN – 6 August 2012 -The‘A Very Special Christmas’ holiday music series, benefitting Special Olympics, will celebrate its 25th anniversary this holiday season with the first ever release of two new albums on October 16, each on a different…

EMMYLOU HARRIS JOINING NOTORIOUS CHERRY BOMBS AT CHARITY CONCERT

CMT Emmylou Harris and guitarist Albert Lee will make guest appearances when Vince Gill, Rodney Crowell and other members of the Notorious Cherry Bombs reunite for an Aug. 21 concert to benefit the Rising Star Music Fund. The nonprofit organization provides grants and funding for children’s music programs throughout the U.S. The concert will also…

THREE MUSIC ICONS AND HUMANITARIANS TO RECEIVE LEADERSHIP MUSIC DALE FRANKLIN AWARD

Ninth annual gala set for October 17th in Nashville NASHVILLE, TN (July 12, 2012)–Three music luminaries who have also distinguished themselves as humanitarians have been selected as the 2012 recipients of the prestigious Leadership Music Dale Franklin Award. Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill and Randy Owen will be honored at a gala cocktail reception and musical…

VINCE GILL INTERVIEW AT ROMP

John Lawless – Bluegrass Today Vince Gill sat down yesterday afternoon with Bluegrass Today’s Terry Herd before his set at ROMP. Gill spoke at some length about his love for bluegrass music, and how much he is enjoying getting to tour this summer with a bluegrass band. He also shared a number of insights about…

Vince Opens SKyPAC with Lots of Surprises

To Truly Reach Your Brand’s Audience, Picture Yourself In Their SeatsAt Peppercom Strategic Communications, where I work as director of digital strategy, we have refocused ourselves in the past couple of years around the philosophy of the audience experience. The principle is as simple as it is elusive: that companies can communicate more effectively, more…