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NEWS AND NOTES: Luke, LBT, Lady A, Chris, Brothers O, AJ, Kacey, Kip, Canaan, Jon and more.

NEWS AND NOTES: Luke, LBT, Lady A, Chris, Brothers O, AJ, Kacey, Kip, Canaan, Jon and more.
Alan Jackson
Brothers Osborne
Canaan Smith
Charles Kelley
Chris Stapleton
Kacey Musgraves
Kip Moore
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town

Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum, Chris Stapleton and Brothers Osborne are among the artists performing during the Country 500 three-day concert event taking place on the infield of the Daytona International Speedway, during Memorial Day Weekend. Also known as “The Great American Music Fest at Daytona,” the Country 500 is the first huge music festival inside the grounds of one of the most iconic motorsports venues.

During Jimmy Buffett‘s recent show at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater, Alan Jackson surprised the crowd to perform their huge hit, “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.”

Brothers Osborne
 and Kacey Musgraves are set to play alongside bands like Violent Femmes and Better Than Ezra at the second annual Pilgrimage Music & Culture Festival September 24 and 25 in Franklin, Tennessee.

Kip Moore revealed to Us Weekly a rock playlist that “inspire him and get his blood pumping.” Some of the tracks include Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love,” Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m on Fire” and The Killers’ “Shot at the Night.”

Canaan Smith will take part in the 4th Annual Cornhole Challenge, hosted by Craig Campbell on Tuesday, June 7th during this year’s CMA Music Festival. Proceeds will benefit the fight against colorectal cancer.

Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley won $10,000 for their Lady Aid children’s charities at the KNCI Golf and Guitars event.

Jon Pardi’s upcoming album, California Sunrise, is now available for pre-order. The album is available beginning June 17th.

Little Big Town was recently named the Artist of the Year by the Music Business Association.