Friday, September 25, 2009

Today's country tidbits...

Miranda Lambert sold out the Ryman last night for a performance of her upcoming CD, Revolution. It streets Tuesday, but you can hear it here now.

And quotes from Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton on their enduring relationship: "She's a person who can relate to me in a way that very few people in this world can," says Blake. "We're both from the same part of the country. We're both into the outdoors. It should be illegal how much fun we have when we're home. It's absolutely redneck heaven!" Miranda adds, "We love to fish, hunt, drive around back roads listening to music, and sit on the tailgate with the cooler. Literally, what people sing about in songs is what we do in our downtime."

Bucky Covington, after winning 25 grand on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader:" - "Just like any good student would do, I called my mom first after the class ended. Arthritis hits close to home with our family and I had to let her know about the A+ win!"

Dierks Bentley announced some new names for his annual Miles & Music For Kids ride and concert on Sunday October 11. Darius Rucker, Eric Church, Wynonna, Heidi Newfield and Michelle Branch will join Bentley for the charity motorcycle ride through rural Tennessee to Nashville's Riverfront Park. Tickets are through Ticketmaster and start at just $20.

And finally, Wynonna was performing last night and a mouse ran across the stage. The unflappable redhead kept the show going, but remarked later on – "I must say, that’s a first!"