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Sarah Kay's Nashville News, Week of 10/2/17

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Friday, 10/6

Carrie Underwood to release a concert film…
Kelsea Ballerini is singing on a movie soundtrack…

Carrie Underwood fans can re-live special moments from her Storyteller Tour – Stories in the Round when she releases a concert film on November 17th. 
She says, “We had the best time on the Storyteller tour performing for the fans last year. I saw so many of their social media posts asking for a release of the show and we knew we had to do it. I’m so happy to get this out and re-live the most fun I’ve ever had on tour!”

Kelsea Ballerini contributes the song "Children Go"  to the soundtrack for the animated movie The Star -- which is a story about a donkey and other animals who become the unsung heroes of Christmas. 
The film features the voices of Kelly Clarkson, Oprah Winfrey, Kris Kristofferson and more. It hits theaters November 17th.
The song will be available for download on October 13th. The movie's soundtrack comes out on October 27th.


Thursday, 10/5

Nashville to help with hurricane relief…
Tim and Faith need a vacation from each other…

Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, George Strait and Carrie Underwood have all signed on for a concert that is being called Country Rising: Nashville Gives for Hurricane Relief.
They will come together at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on November 12th, raising money to help Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands affected by the recent hurricanes.  

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have dates booked on their Soul 2 Soul tour through the end of this month. But when the tour wraps, they both are looking forward to a little break -- from each other. 
Tim says, "I'm going to need a man vacation after this is over." And Faith adds, "I need a girl vacation, actually."
The McGraws will celebrate their 21st anniversary on Friday.


Wednesday, 10/4

Jason Aldean cancels this week’s shows…
Kenny Chesney is back at #1…

Jason Aldean has canceled shows for the rest of the week out of respect for the victims of the shootings in Las Vegas. He'll return to the stage on October 12th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

He says, "Our first time back on stage will be a very tough and emotional thing for us, but we will all get through it together and honor the people we lost by doing the only thing we know how to do -- play our songs for them."
The canceled shows were in Los Angeles, San Diego and Anaheim, California.

Kenny Chesney has officially nabbed his 30th number-one hit. "All the Pretty Girls" sits at the top of the Mediabase Country Airplay chart. This is the second number-one from his Cosmic Hallelujah album.


Tuesday, 10/3

Nashville holds a vigil for the victims in Las Vegas…

Keith Urban, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Amy Grant, and Charles Esten of the TV show Nashville gathered together Monday night to help host a vigil at Nashville's Ascend Amphitheater, honoring those who had lost their lives through the senseless act of violence on Sunday night in Las Vegas. 
Vince Gill performed "Go Rest High on That Mountain," then Keith Urban performed "Bridge Over Troubled Water," and the night ended with Alison Krauss and members of The Cox Family singing a beautiful rendition of "Amazing Grace."
The event showed the overall strength of the country music community.


Monday, 10/2

Mass shooting in Las Vegas during Route 91 Harvest Music Festival

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a mass shooting that took place last night during the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. 59 people are dead with 527 injured, including dozens in critical condition when gunfire erupted as Jason Aldean performed on stage.
The suspect reportedly found a perch on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The Las Vegas Police confirmed the suspect was killed.
Jason Aldean and his team are safe. Sunday night’s artists included Luke Combs and Jake Owen, who tweeted (quote) “Praying for everyone here in Vegas. I witnessed the most unimaginable event tonight. We are okay. Others aren't. Please pray.”

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