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Trio talk Orlando shootings, rework old hits and throw in a few left-of-center covers at Madison Square Garden
From Newport Jazz Festival to Electric Daisy Carnival and beyond
Country superstar debuts new tunes - and puts killer new spins on a few old hits - at "surprise" LP release show
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"We've all come out to celebrate a great human being," director told crowd assembled for impromptu memorial
From the defiance of "The Fightin' Side of Me" to the melancholy of "If We Make It Through December"
From breakout performances to busted jokes
"I was starting to think this one just wasn't in the cards for me," said the five-time EOY nominee
Country legends, underground rock sensations and more to catch in Austin
"As long as it's great music it gets acknowledged," he says of the diverse country sounds that caught the ears of ACM voters
From Kenny Chesney and Luke Bryan's stadium treks to Stagecoach and CMA Music Festival
From Loretta Lynn and Vince Gill to Brothers Osborne and Aubrie Sellers
Jack Ü, Disclosure, Jlin and more