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NEWS AND NOTES: Dierks, Little Big Town, Kacey, Church, Vince

NEWS AND NOTES: Dierks, Little Big Town, Kacey, Church, Vince
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Kacey Musgraves
Little Big Town
Vince Gill

Dierks Bentley performs live on Instagram on Tuesday (June 9th) for The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Songwriter Sessions beginning at 9pm ET.

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Little Big Town and Tim McGraw will perform during the CBS TV special, United We Sing: A Grammy Salute to the Unsung Heroes, later this month. The show, hosted by Harry Connick Jr., will feature Harry and his filmmaker daughter, Georgia Connick, as they take a road trip across the nation in an RV to thank and celebrate frontline workers. The special will also include performances and appearances from Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey, Sandra Bullock, Queen Latifah, John FogertyJamie FoxxHerbie HancockCyndi Lauper, Branford MarsalisWynton MarsalisDave Matthews, Irma Thomas, Jon Batiste, Andra Day, Rockin Dopsie, Trombone Shorty, Renée Zellweger and more. United We Sing: A Grammy Salute to the Unsung Heroes will air June 21st, at 8pm ET/PT on CBS.

Kacey Musgraves, Eric Church, Vince Gill and many others are taking part in an all-star online special on Thursday. Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine will launch the stream beginning at 7:30pm ET on Prine’s Youtube Channel, Facebook page and Twitch. Prine recently passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Jason Isbell, Bill Murray, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Rita Wilson, Brené Brown, producer Dave Cobb, Stephen Colbert, Iris DeMent, Margo Price, Bonnie Raitt, Amanda Shires, Sturgill Simpson, Todd Snider, Billy Bob Thornton and many more will also appear during the tribute, which will benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Alive Hospice, and the immigrant advocacy charity Make the Road New York.