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Country Music Artists Honor Route 91 Shooting Victims At ACM Award Show

  • 1:55 pm Monday, April 16th, 2018 by Staff Writer

It was just over 6 months ago, in the very same spot that the ACM Awards were held this year, that a senseless tragedy took the lives of 58 people and injured 851 others during a country music festival. Route 91 Harvest Festival will never be forgotten, especially for the fans, artists, and crew that were there that dreadful day. This last weekend, all the country music artists were back in Las Vegas to celebrate one of the greatest genres of music, but of course, couldn’t forget what happened there just over 6 months ago so the Acadamy of Country [More]

ACM Awards Contemplated Moving To Another City After Route 91 Massacre

  • 6:49 am Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 by Staff Writer

There is no doubt that the events of last October’s Route 91 Music Festival massacre made some people think about how big events were going to change in the future. Well, despite holding 15 of the last 16 Academy of Country Music Award ceremonies in Las Vegas, event organizers tell The Washington Post they “contemplated” picking another town in the wake of that tragedy, where 58 concertgoers were left dead. Ultimately, however, ACM CEO Pete Fisher says, “As difficult it will be for some people, everyone wanted to come back to Vegas. Moving the show out of Las Vegas this year would [More]

Eric Church & More Have Huge Plans To Honor Concertgoers at Grammy Awards

  • 6:34 am Friday, January 19th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Even though it’s been months since the horrific events that happened in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, we are still remembering and honoring those who died that day. And we will continue to every single day. Especially at big events like the Grammy Awards. Eric Church, Maren Morris, and Brothers Osborne are set to perform at the award show on January 28th and have planned a special Grammys tribute to concert-goers who were killed on October 1st at the 2017 music event. All three of those acts performed at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival that weekend where [More]

Jake Owen Brings Vegas Massacre Victim On Stage At Hometown Show With K92.3

  • 6:09 am Friday, January 19th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Jake Owen’s first show of 2018 was definitely a different experience for most. He didn’t come out with the full band or with a huge light show. He walked out on stage and started just chatting with the crowd. His parents were there for the whole show sitting front and center. He did about 45 minutes of acoustic songs and requests before his entire 12 person band came out. People would yell out songs and he would play them. He even through it back to OLD songs from his first two albums like “Green Banana’s” which was released over 7 years [More]

Jason Aldean, Jake Owen & More Release Statements After Vegas Shooting

  • 5:19 am Monday, October 2nd, 2017 by Staff Writer

The Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas turned into an absolute nightmare late in the evening last night. The festival is a country music festival that featured numerous country artists throughout the entire weekend, but it was during Jason Aldean’s set last night that a gunman opened fire on the concert goers. Jake Owen was on stage just before Jason.

Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still dont know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that Me and [More]

Tim McGraw Is Headed to Vegas!

  • 6:07 pm Friday, September 30th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Tim McGraw is headed to Las Vegas, slot machine style!

Next summer, if you have a trip planned for Vegas, keep an eye out for his line of slot machines. Who knew?!