KEITH URBAN will play the TODAY Show Summer Concert Series on August 2nd.

KELSEA BALLERINI is the only country artist on the bill for Good Morning America’s Summer Concert series this year. She’ll perform August 3.

CHRIS YOUNG will visit ABC’s Good Morning America on August 7 and Live With Kelly And Ryan August 8 to perform his newest single, Hangin’ On.

THOMAS RHETT and KELSEA BALLERINI will return to host the CMA Music Fest special on ABC.  The 2018 installment will air August 8 and will include some of the biggest highlights from the four day event.

COLE SWINDELL play the TODAY Show Summer Concert Series on August 17th.

The 2018 ACM Honors ceremony is set for August 22 in Nashville and will air on CBS sometime following the event. Honorees this year will include DIERKS BENTLEY (Merle Haggard Spirit Award); SAM HUNT (Gene Weed Milestone Award); ALAN JACKSON (Cliffie Stone Icon Award) and DARIUS RUCKER

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE will headline FGL Fest, September 8 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The event will be the 25th anniversary of the Brickyard 400 NASCAR race. More acts will be revealed to perform in the coming weeks.

CHRIS STAPLETON and KACEY MUSGRAVES will perform at Farm Aid September 22 in Hartford, Connecticut.

LUKE BRYAN’s 10th Annual Farm Tour will begin in Irwin, Ohio, September 27. He’ll visit six farming communities through October 6 awarding scholarships to farming families within each community.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD is headed to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. She’ll be inducted during a ceremony in Tulsa, November 15.

LUKE BRYAN’s 5th Annual Crash My Playa is set for January 23-26 in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Luke will headline two nights of concerts with special guests to be revealed in the coming weeks.

GEORGE STRAIT will close the 2019 Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo with a performance March 17.  It will be his 30th appearance at “The Greatest Show on Dirt.”

Album/Single Releases

CHRIS LANE’s sophomore album, Laps Around The Sun, will hit stores July 13.

KENNY CHESNEY will release his 17th studio album, Songs For The Saints, July 27.

COLE SWINDELL’s third album, All Of It, is coming August 17. He will celebrate the release by playing the Summer Concert Series on NBC’s Today Show the same day.

Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” is available September 14th.

KANE BROWN has revealed his sophomore album will be released November 9.



  • September 3: Labor Day
  • September 6: New York Fashion Weeks begins
  • September 22: Oktoberfest in Munich begins
  • October 31: Halloween (Wednesday)
  • November 4: Daylight Saving Time ends
  • November 22: Thanksgiving
  • November 23: Black Friday
  • November 24: Small Business Saturday
  • November 26: Cyber Monday
  • November 27: Giving Tuesday