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Country Music At Large

Morgan Wallen Announces Whiskey Glasses Roadshow Tour

Morgan Wallen has announced the dates of his 19-city Whiskey Glasses Roadshow.

The tour begins on January 2 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and will wind up in Denver, Colorado, on May 1.

Jon Langston and Ashland Craft will join Wallen on the tour as special guests.

Pre-sales for tickets begin October 14, while sale to the general public will begin four days later.

"It's been a while since I've gotten to headline, so I can't wait to see some of the same faces I've gotten to know from before and get to know a bunch of new ones. I know it's going to be the best one yet," Wallen said.

Tour Dates:

Jan. 2 - Grand Rapids, Mich. @ 20 Monroe Live Jan. 3 - Detroit, Mich. @ The Fillmore Jan. 4 - Rosemont, Ill. @ Rosemont Theatre Jan. 9 - New Orleans, La. @ The Fillmore Jan. 10 - Houston, Texas @ House of Blues Jan. 11 - Irving, Texas @ Toyota Music Factory Jan. 16 - Northfield, Ohio @ MGM Northfield Park Jan. 17 - Indianapolis, Ind. @ Egyptian Room Jan. 18 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Taft Theatre March 19 - Silver Springs, Md. @ The Fillmore March 20 - Raleigh, N.C. @ The Ritz March 21 - North Myrtle Beach, S.C. @ House of Blues April 9 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ The Fillmore April 11 - Boston, Mass. @ House of Blues April 17 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Tabernacle April 23 - San Jose, Calif. @ San Jose Civic April 29 - Boise, Idaho @ Revolution Concert House April 30 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Complex May 1 - Denver, Colo. @ Fillmore Auditorium

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Tim McGraw Teams Up With Blanco Brown For Remake Of 'Don't Take The Girl'

Tim McGraw collaborated with Blanco Brown for a remake of "Don't Take the Girl," McGraw's first No. 1 song, released in 1994.

"When I heard it I was like, 'Wow, this is a story - this is different from what I'm used to hearing.'" Blanco said of first hearing the song while he was in rural Georgia. "Before that I was hearing Donny Hathaway, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye - I never heard that approach to music."

"It changed my perspective and broadened my senses. I could never get away from the storytelling," he added.

McGraw noted in a post on Twitter that he finally crossed paths with Blanco after hearing that "Don't Take The Girl" was one of the first country songs he was turned on to.

A video published on Wednesday features the two singers performing the duet.

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Brothers Osborne To Receive ASCAP Vanguard Award

Brothers Osborne will be honored with the ASCAP Vanguard Award at the 57th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards ceremony in downtown Nashville on November 11.

ASCAP, or the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, honors the songwriters and publishers of the most performed country songs every year.

"John and TJ Osborne successfully honor the past and the future with their passionate country rock sound," said ASCAP Chairman Paul Williams.

"Together with John's masterful guitar picking and TJ's pitch-perfect baritone, they offer a fresh take on the modern country duo," he said about the Grammy-nominated songwriters and three-time CMA Vocal Duo of the Year.

Brothers Osborne are currently on tour with Chris Stapleton as part of the "All American Road Show Tour."

The ASCAP Country Music Awards will also include the presentation of the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award to Randy Travis.

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