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NEWS AND NOTES: Luke, Kip, Caylee, Kylie, Darius, George, Jordan, Brothers Osborne, Langston and more

NEWS AND NOTES: Luke, Kip, Caylee, Kylie, Darius, George, Jordan, Brothers Osborne, Langston and more
Brothers Osborne
Darius Rucker
George Strait
Jon Langston
Jordan Davis
Kylie Morgan
Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan surprised and paid tribute to a nurse on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic on ABC’s Good Morning America on Thursday (May 14th).

Jon Pardi, Kip Moore, Jordan Davis, Caylee Hammack and Kylie Morgan will join Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and many others for CMT’s Feed the Front Line Live virtual benefit concert on Wednesday (May 20th). Feed the Front Line LIVE, Presented By CMT is a multi-hour, star-studded virtual benefit concert in support of Feed the Front Line’s mission to provide free meals to frontline COVID-19 employees, essential workers, and other people in need, while also supporting struggling local restaurants. The streaming event will air across CMT’s Facebook and YouTube channels  with three separate mealtime streams airing throughout the day: breakfast (10am ET), lunch (2pm ET) and dinner (8pm ET). Before, during and after each stream, fans will have the opportunity to make donations directly to Feed the Front Line.

George Strait has had to reschedule two of his upcoming concerts until next year. His Strait to South Bend show in South Bend, Indiana, which was set for August 15th, 2020, will now take place August 7th, 2021 with special guests Chris Stapleton and Brothers Osborne. His show in Minneapolis on August 22nd, 2020 has now been scheduled for July 31st, 2021 with special guests Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town. Original tickets will be honored for the rescheduled shows. Fans unable to attend the new shows are able to get a refund at the original point of purchase within the next 30 days.

Darius Rucker will perform the national anthem ahead of the NASCAR Cup Series at the Darlington Raceway in South Carolina on Sunday (May 17th). “I’m excited and honored to perform the National Anthem for NASCAR’s return to racing at Darlington Raceway in my home state of South Carolina,” he said. The race will air live on Fox at 3pm ET.

Jordan Davis, Brothers Osborne, Jon Langston and many others join previously announced headliners, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Lynyrd Skynyrd for the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam. The three-day festival, taking place September 4th-6th in Panama City Beach, will also feature performances by Cole Swindell, Billy Ray Cyrus, Shy Carter, Lindsey Ell, Tenille Townes, Riley Green and many more. Tickets are available here.

Kylie Morgan