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NEWS AND NOTES: Darius, Sam, Lady A, Mickey, Scotty, Dierks, Easton, Mickey

NEWS AND NOTES: Darius, Sam, Lady A, Mickey, Scotty, Dierks, Easton, Mickey

Darius Rucker is featured in a new installment of CMT’s Inside Fame, which premieres Saturday (February 7th).

Sam Hunt will headline the 6th Annual CountryMusicisLove Concert benefiting The Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF). The event, which will also feature performances by Jana Kramer, The Swon Brothers and Old Dominion, among others, will take place February 23rd at The Listening Room Café in Nashville.

Lady Antebellum and Mickey Guyton will perform during the Grand Ole Opry show at this year’s Country Radio Seminar later this month in Nashville. Lee Brice, Eli Young Band, Chase Bryant and RaeLynn are also scheduled to perform.

Vince Gill has been added to the 7th Annual T.J. Martell Honors Gala to be held March 30th at the Omni Hotel in Nashville. Lady Antebellum, Emmylou Harris and Nashville’s Chip Esten will also perform.

Scotty McCreery will join Rascal FlattsJay DeMarcus for his annual Waiting for Wishes Celebrity Waiters Dinner at The Palm restaurant in Nashville April 7th. Chris Young, Dustin Lynch and Frankie Ballard will also participate in the event, benefitting The Kevin Carter Foundation and the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The T.J. Martell Foundation, supports Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS research.

Dierks Bentley will headline, along with Brad Paisley and Florida Georgia Line, Chicago’s first major country music festival this year. The Windy City Lake Shake, which also features Easton Corbin, Kip Moore, Canaan Smith, Mickey Guyton, Clare Dunn and Justin Moore, among others, takes place at the First Merit Bank Pavillion at Northerly Island June 19th-21st.