Bev running around the Coronado Mall in a
Bev's 1st Bull Ride... YIKES!!!
Click the picture above to see the photo gallery of Bev's trip to Kona, Hawaii
~~Two of the headliners for Country Jam 2014 have been announced. Lady Antebellum and Jake Owen will headline at next year's event, which takes place in Grand Junction, Colo.
They are just two of the four headliners that will appear at next year's festival, which runs from June 19-22. More acts will be announced.
This year's lineup included Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Gary Allan, Kid Rock and many more.
~~ Toby Keith has partnered with Verizon Wireless to offer a text-to-donate service before, during and after his Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert. By texting REBUILD to 52000, a $10 donation will be made to the United Way of Central Oklahoma's May Tornadoes Relief Fund. Text donations can be made now.
The concert takes place at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium July 6.
~~Florida Georgia Line received RIAA Gold Certification for their album "Here's To The Good Times". Also, the duo's "Cruise" has reached quadruple platinum status.
~~Sarah Darling will receive the Stand for Music award from The National Association for Music Education. A presentation will be made in Washington, D.C. during the organization's National Leadership event Saturday June 29.
~~Rascal Flatts will perform seven European concerts in July.
The first show will take place on July 5 at a country music festival in Vinstra, Norway. Additional dates include Gothenburg, Sweden, on July 6 and Stockholm on July 7, as well as two dates at Shepherd's Bush Empire in London on July 10-11. The European tour will conclude with shows in Killarney, Ireland, on July 13 and Dublin on July 14.
The tour will mark the band's second performance in London, but the first in all the other countries.
~~ Jo Dee Messina has kickstarted her next album.
Through Kickerstarter, fans helped Messina reach her goal of $100,000.
Two supporters contributed $10,000, which earns them the right to have Messina perform an acoustic concert for up to 20 people at their home.
All money raised above the $100,000 goal will go toward promotion of the album.
~~Children's book author Sandra Boynton is pairing with Josh Turner, Brad Paisley and more to release an album.
Boynton has released children's books including "Barnyard Dance" and "Moo Baa La La La."
She has collaborated with country superstars for Boynton's first country album "Frog Trouble," which is due Sept. 3. Other Nashville names on the album include Darius Rucker, Alison Krauss, Kacey Musgraves, Ben Folds and Dwight Yoakam.
Boyton was in Middle Tennessee recently to join Josh Turner — whose voice can be heard on the album's "Alligator Stroll" — for the song's video shoot on a farm near his house in College Grove.