Category Archives: Events

Charles Esten, Darius Rucker, Jake Owen and more show support at T.J. Martell Honors Gala


Yallwire takes you on the red carpet for one of Nashville’s most high profile annual fundraisers, the T.J. Martell Honors Gala. The 6th annual 2014 Honors Gala event brought together host Charles (Chip) Esten, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Darius Rucker, Sheryl Crow, Blue Sky Riders, Jake Owen and a list of others. This year’s honorees are Nashville real estate visionary Mark Bloom, music industry icons Dale Morris and Mike Dungan, entrepreneur Beth Dortch Franklin and cancer research pioneer Scott Hiebert. The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS. The Foundation has provided more than $260 million for research at top hospitals in the United States.

Dustin Lynch Flies High CRS Week


Country cutie Dustin Lynch has been flying high. In honor of CRS, Dustin flew radio promoters up in a private jet to listen to his new album. I chat with Dustin and his hat about his approach, his love life, touring with Keith Urban and what we can expect on this next album.

Parmalee celebrates 1st #1 with Carolina


It was a long trek, but Parmalee‘s hit “Carolina” made it to the #1 spot. “Carolina” is the longest-climbing single by a duo or group in the 24-year history of the Billboard Country Airplay Chart. Yallwire host Stephanie Langston takes us to the celebration at BMI to talk about the accomplishment and what’s next for the guys.

Cole Swindell – Chillin’ It At The Top


Country newcomer Cole Swindell has made his way from the merch table to the big stage with Luke Bryan. Fresh off the stage of Madison Square Garden, Swindell catches up with Yallwire host Stephanie Langston in Music City. The two chat about “Chillin’ It” climbing the top of the charts, his history with Luke, working on the set of his first music video and debut album.

We take you to the Musicians Hall of Fame for the 2014 inductees

The Musicians Hall of Fame inducted 12 new members, including bluesman Buddy Guy, British rock guitarist Peter Frampton and country singer Barbara Mandrell. This marked the first time members had been inducted into the hall of fame since 2009. It was also the first awards show in their new home inside the Municipal Auditorium. Also inducted during the ceremony in Nashville were Randy Bachman, Jimmy Capps, Will Lee, Corki Casey O’Dell and Velma Smith. Posthumous inductions went to Stevie Ray Vaughan, along with his band Double Trouble, and pedal steel guitarist Ben Keith. The Musicians Hall of Fame also gave their first Iconic Riff Award posthumously to Roy Orbison for “Pretty Woman,” and their first Industry Icon Award to Mike Curb, the founder of Curb Records. Yallwire takes you behind the scenes and to the show featuring performances by Neil Young, Duane Eddy, Brenda Lee, The Oak Ridge Boys and Chris Isaak.

Joe Nichols celebrates “Sunny & 75″ & new baby on the way!

It was cloudy and cold in Nashville, but that didn’t stop Joe Nichols from celebrating his 5th #1 “Sunny and 75.” Yallwire was there as I got the scoop behind the song, his next single and the Daddy’s next baby!

Tyler Farr: Redneck Crazy #1 party

Tyler Farr celebrated his first #1 Redneck Crazy at ASCAP and Yallwire was there. I caught up with Farr and the songwriters to talk about the story behind the song, how the friends are celebrating and what Farr’s plans are for the holidays before hitting the road with Jason Aldean.

Billy Currington – “Hey Girl” Number One Party


Billy Currington celebrates his 8th number 1 song, “Hey Girl”. We take you to the party to see where Billy has been hiding, who his special gust is at the party and how he thinks the song is the ultimate pick up line. I also caught up with songwriters Rhett Akins and Ashley Gorly for the story behind the song.

Behind the Scenes: Rodney Atkins and Bubba Sparxxx Music Video “Right”




We take you behind the scenes for Yallwire as Rodney Atkins and Bubba Sparxxx team up for “Right.” See what united the unlikely pair together and the story behind the song.

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