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Grand Ole Opry’s Parent Company Buys Austin City Limits

Ryman Hospitality Properties, owner of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry, has purchased Austin City Limits’ property in downtown Austin. The Austin property includes various businesses including the W Hotel and Moody Theater, home of the longest-running televised music show in history, Austin City Limits. Read more about the acquisition here.MORE

Turnpike Troubadours’ Kyle Nix Working On Side Project

As the Turnpike Troubadours continue their indefinite hiatus, band member keep busy with solo recordings and guesting in other bands. But one member we’ve heard very little from is fiddle player Kyle Nix. So what has Nix been up to these days? He had this to say recently on his Instagram page, “I’m workin’ hard…MORE

Chris Stapleton’s 2020 All-American Road Show Tour

Chris Stapleton announced awhile back his plans to tour in 2020. We already know about his plans to help open the new Globe Life Park in Arlington but now Chris is adding more dates to his schedule for his All-American Road Show Tour. Jamey Johnson, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and Yola(she’s being called the new…MORE

Congratulations Chris Stapleton!

When we look back at the past decade of Country music, what comes to mind? The genre of Country known as ‘Bro Country’. But one artist with a traditional Country sound beat out the others. Chris Stapleton with his album, ‘Traveller’, has been named the ‘Album Of The Decade’, according to Billboard. ‘Traveller’ beat out Sam Hunt’s Montevallo, Florida…MORE

Person Of Interest In Threat Against Cody Jinks

Cody Jinks was scheduled to play a show at the Nacogdoches County Expo Center. The show was canceled after a caller to the venue made a threat against the show. Cody Jinks, at the advice of local officials, cancelled the show after it was determined to be a credible threat. “It is with much regret…MORE

Sturgill Simpson And Tyler Childers 2020 Tour Announced

It’s official- Sturgill Simpson and Tyler Childers will tour together next year. While we are thrilled for their success, it looks like the days of seeing these guys in small, intimate venues are over. Click here to find out where they’re playing next year.MORE

Cody Jinks Is #1 For 2 Consecutive Weeks!

Cody Jinks is makin’ history, y’all! The Texas native has hit the top of the charts two weeks in a row with his albums, ‘After The Fire’ and ‘The Wanting’. Read more about Jinks here and find out WHY this is such a big deal!MORE

Congratulations Parker McCollum!

Parker McCollum has officially been signed to Universal Music Group Nashville. Parker, who broke out with the critic and fan adored debut album The Limestone Kid in 2013 and has been steadily been building a dedicated fan base ever sense, will join a roster of award winning artists including George Strait, Kacey Musgraves, Vince Gill and many more. Congratulations…MORE

Bart Crow Continues Work On His New EP

Bart Crow has shared the band new lyric video for “Whiskey Ain’t Workin,” which is one of the five tracks on his latest EP, I’m Not Finished. Check it out here:MORE

Granger Smith’s Son Has Died

Granger Smith announced Thursday that his young son, River Kelly Smith, died in a drowning accident at home. It’s a heartbreaking tragedy and all of us at 949 The Outlaw send our thoughts and prayers to Smith and his family during this time. Read more about River Kelly Smith’s death here.  MORE

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