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Maren Morris, Brothers Osborne & More To Join Miley Cyrus For Pride Month Special

A number of country artists, including Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, will join Miley Cyrus for a special concert to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month.

The concert, titled "Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You," will start streaming on Peacock on June 25.

The concert was recorded at the Ryman Auditorium in her hometown of Nashville earlier this month.

The hour-long concert will also feature performances by Orville Peck,Mickey Guyton, and Little Big Town.

Cyrus will perform a number of her biggest hits, including "Party in the U.S.A." and "The Climb," besides covering some hit songs.

Announcing the special music concert, Cyrus wrote on Instagram, "I've got a lot of guests. A lot of #Pride. AND A LOT OF WARDROBE CHANGES Don't miss my #MileyPrideSpecial June 25th @peacocktv."

"Coming to your home from my hometown Nashville, TN! We brought A LOT of LOVE into the legendary @theryman - See you there," she added.

(Photo: Alana O'Herlihy)

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Thomas Rhett Teams With Father Rhett Akins On 'Things Dads Do'

Thomas Rhett has teamed up with his father Rhett Akins for a collaboration, "Things Dads Do." The song, released on Wednesday (June 16), pays tribute to Rhett's daughters and commends the dad for teaching Thomas how to be a parent.

Rhett debuted the song for the first time live on the Grand Ole Opry stage earlier this month and told the audience that he was planning to release it as a Father's Day duet with Akins.

"Things dads do / You'll think it's crazy until you're one, too / And you'll lose your mind / And a couple years' sleep in just three months' time," Rhett sings in the chorus of the song. "And next thing you know, one's five and one's three / And one's almost one and she's cuttin' her teeth / And you're in his shoes / And you're starting to / Do more than a few things dads do."

Rhett and Akins co-wrote the track along with Matt Dragstrem and Chase McGill.

"This is probably my favorite song I've gotten to write with my dad. I've learned so many life lessons from him, and it's pretty wild to see so much of him in myself now that I'm a dad," Rhett said in a press release.

He added, "It felt like we should go ahead to release it for all of y'all who have been asking since we wrote it and to celebrate all the dads out there!"

(Photo: John Shearer)

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Chris Lane Announces Headlining 'Fill Them Boots' Tour

Country star Chris Lane has revealed plans to embark on a headlining tour in the fall.

The 31-date "Fill Them Boots Tour," named after one of Lane's most recent song, will kick off on October 28 in Memphis, Tennessee, making stops across Dallas, Texas; Los Angeles, California; New York, New York, and finally wrapping up on March 12, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Lane will be joined by Tyler Rich and Ernest on select dates and rising star Lily Rose at every show.

"Never been more excited for anything in my life!! Me, Lauren, Dutton & the boys can't wait to see y'all. it's been way too long. I have @tylerrich @ernest and @lilyrosemusic joining me," the singer announced on Instagram.

Pre-sale for tickets begins June 22 at 10 am local time, with public on-sale beginning June 25 at 10 am local time at Ticketmaster.com.

Meanwhile, Lane and his wife Lauren Bushnell Lane welcomed their first child, son Dutton Walker Lane, on Tuesday, June 8.

Fill Them Boots Tour Dates:

Oct 28 - Memphis, TN - Soundstage at Graceland* Oct 29 - Huntsville, AL - Mars Music Hall* Oct 30 - Birmingham, AL - The Avondale* Nov 04 - Louisville, KY - Palace Theatre* Nov 05 - Cincinnati, OH - The Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center* Nov 06 - Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Room* Nov 19 - Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center* Nov 20 - Dallas, TX - South Side Ballroom* Nov 21 - Austin, TX - Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater* Jan 13 - Boston, MA - House of Blues^ Jan 14 - Huntington, NY - The Paramount^ Jan 15 - Wallingford, CT - The Dome^ Jan 20 - Minneapolis, MN - The Fillmore^ Jan 27 - Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium^ Jan 28 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex^ Jan 29 - Boise, ID - Revolution Concert House^ Feb 02 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern^ Feb 03 -San Diego, CA - SOMA^ Feb 04 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues^ Feb 10 - San Francisco, CA - The Masonic^ Feb 12 - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Federal Theatre^ Feb 17 - Seattle, WA - The Neptune^ Feb 18 - Portland, OR - McMenamins Crystal Ballroom^ Feb 19 - Abbotsford, BC - Abbotsford Centre^+ Feb 25 - Raleigh, NC - The Ritz^ Feb 26 - Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues^ March 04 - Washington DC - The Fillmore^ March 06 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore^ March 10 - New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom^ March 11 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues^ March 12 - Pittsburgh, PA - Roxian Theatre^

* with Tyler Rich ^ with ERNEST All dates feature Lily Rose

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