Bev running around the Coronado Mall in a
Bev's 1st Bull Ride... YIKES!!!
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~~Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, Brett James and Bob DiPiero will take the CMA Songwriters Series back to Boston. The show takes place Thursday, July 11 at the Royale Boston nightclub.
~~Brad Paisley will headline one of the nights of the 2014 Taste of Country Music Festival, which will take place next June in Hunter Mountain, N.Y. The announcement came Saturday night during the final night of the inaugural festival, just before the final set.
This year's first-ever Taste of Country Festival included performances by Billy Currington and Montgomery Gentry, Hunter Hayes, Justin Moore, Gloriana and more. Willie Nelson headlined the first night, and Trace Adkins headlined the second night. Lady Antebellum headlined the third and final night, in their last concert performance of the year before Hillary Scott takes time for the birth of her child.
~~ LoCash Cowboys were involved in a serious bus accident Friday afternoon (June 14) while en route to a gig in Porterfield, Wisc. One the front tires on their bus blew out while traveling at high speed, causing the bus to veer off the road. The bus was totaled in the accident, but it appears the band members are shaken but avoided serious injury.
~~Kellie Pickler will co-host ABC's 'The View' tomorrow (Tuesday). Kellie will talk about her own hot topics alongside show regulars Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and she'll also perform her new single, 'Someone Somewhere Tonight'.
~~Willie Nelson's Farm Aid benefit is headed to New York.
The annual event will feature Nelson along with other Farm Aid board members John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews. The concert is set for September 21 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
Nelson stopped by the site yesterday — and noted there are "a whole lot of small family farmers" in upstate New York — and Saratoga would be "a great place" to reach out to them.
~~Ray Price was been readmitted to the hospital for kidney stones.The 87-year-old singer was hospitalized last month for dehydration, which caused this recent health battle.
In 2012, Ray was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which appears to be in remission.
Ray's wife Janie posted a message on his Facebook page: "So sad to tell you that Ray has been readmitted to the hospital. Test results show that the long-term dehydration has caused kidney stones to develop and Ray was in severe pain." Janie adds that the situation does appear to be under control and that Ray is resting.
~~A girl fighting cancer received a surprise birthday phone call from Reba McEntire.
Reba is Pheonix Spangler's favorite musician.
Reba sang happy birthday to the 13-year-old girl and spoke with her for about ten minutes.
The conversation ended by Reba telling Pheonix "I love you."
The surprise was arranged by Shawn Kohrs. He is the same man who helped lead the charge in St. Louis for the Thumbs Up For Lane Campaign.
Lane Goodwin died after a long battle with cancer, but first he sparked a fire on social media that promoted childhood cancer awareness.