Larry Gatlin and Aaron Tippin to Perform at CMA Songwriters Series

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Country Legends to Participate in Special Writers Round on Tuesday, April 3 at Station Inn During Tin Pan South Week in Nashville Event Also Includes Hit Songwriters Charlie Worsham and Terry McBride Veteran singer-songwriters Larry Gatlin and Aaron Tippin will be a big part of this year’s CMA Songwriters Series during Tin Pan South week in Nashville. Gatlin and Tippin will perform during a special writers round set for Tuesday, April 3 at 6:00 pm at the Station Inn. Hit songwriters Charlie Worsham and Terry McBride will also be featured during the round. “I am so excited to be doing an in the round with these incredible writers,” says Tippin. “I don’t feel worthy to be included in this amazing group but I know it’s going to be a blast!” Gatlin adds, “I’m really lookin’ forward to doin’ a little pickin’ and grinnin’ with Aaron, Charlie, and Terry. I love to hear great songs… maybe this old geezer can contribute one or two.” Festival pass holders will be admitted first, with tickets sold at the door for $15 as space permits. The Station Inn is located at 402 12th Avenue South. About Aaron Tippin Aaron Tippin’s traditional sound and focus on working-class themes made him one of the most popular acts of the 1990s. Tippin’s major career hits include “Kiss This,” “My Blue Angel,” “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio,” “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly,” “Working Man’s Ph.D.,” and “You’ve Got to Stand for Something.” In 2015, Tippin celebrated 25 years in the music business and released Aaron Tippin 25, a two-disc collection of 25 songs that includes 10 freshly recorded versions of his biggest career hits, as well as 15 brand new songs. The album is available for purchase at aarontippin.com and iTunes. About Larry Gatlin The close family harmonies of Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers have given the trio a signature sound that led to country classics like “All The Gold In California” and “Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer To You).” The brothers won a GRAMMY® for their 1976 breakthrough hit, “Broken Lady,” and reached #1 with several other songs soon thereafter. Along with five career nominations for the ACM Vocal Group, the Gatlin Brothers picked up three 1979 trophies–Single of the Year (“All The Gold In California”), Album of the Year (Straight Ahead) and Male Vocalist of the Year for Larry Gatlin. The brothers were also nominated for multiple CMA Awards. Larry Gatlin has written songs recorded by Elvis Presley, Glen Campbell, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Dottie West, Roy Orbison, Barry Gibb and countless Gospel artists including the Gaither Vocal Band, the Booth Brothers, the Isaacs and many more. After 63 years of music, the brothers continue to perform nearly 100 live concert dates each year.   For more information on Larry Gatlin, visit gatlinbrothers.com.

Tune-In Alert: Aaron Tippin on Huckabee 12/30

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The “Hardest Workin’ Man in Country Music” Appears on  National Television Program this Saturday Night at 8 PM ET Country music’s Aaron Tippin will appear and perform on this weekend’s edition of Huckabee on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). Tippin joins Governor Mike Huckabee on the national television program this Saturday night, December 30, at 8 PM ET. On the show, the “Hardest Workin’ Man in Country Music,” along with his wife, Thea, and son, Tom, will perform “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio” and “Kiss This.” The episode re-airs on Sunday, December 31 (New Year‘s Eve) at 8 PM ET. Tippin’s latest project is yet another collaboration with Crossville, Tennessee-based Stonehaus Winery. Last month, the singer and winery teamed to release Aaron Tippin “Kiss This” Sweet Cherry Wine, a nod to his #1 hit song. Check out Tippin’s recent feature story from The Tennessean to learn more about his business venture with Stonehaus Winery. [bctt tweet=”See @TippinAaron perform on this weekend’s edition of @HuckabeeOnTBN” username=”My_CountryMusic”] About Aaron Tippin Aaron Tippin’s traditional sound and focus on working-class themes made him one of the most popular acts of the 1990s. Tippin’s major career hits include “Kiss This,” “My Blue Angel,” “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio,” “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly,” “Working Man’s Ph.D.,” and “You’ve Got to Stand for Something.” In 2015, Tippin celebrated 25 years in the music business and released Aaron Tippin 25, a two-disc collection of 25 songs that includes 10 freshly recorded versions of his biggest career hits, as well as 15 brand new songs. The album is available for purchase at aarontippin.com and iTunes.

AARON TIPPIN WINS TELLY AWARD FOR 25TH ANNIVERSARY DOCUMENTARY

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Country star Aaron Tippin is taking home the gold thanks to a recent video documentary about the singer’s career in music.  The film, Aaron Tippin – 25 Years, recently won a Telly Award at the 37th Annual Telly Awards.  With over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, the win is a big accolade for Tippin and the film’s director, Glenn Sweitzer of Nashville-based film company Fresh Films. “I have had the honor of working with Aaron for the past 10 years, and helping tell his story was a true honor,” says Sweitzer.  “There’s never a boring moment in the life of Aaron and Thea Tippin.” Tippin adds, “I was so honored to find out we’d won a Telly Award for our documentary. It’s always great to work with Glenn Sweitzer. He’s such a talent.” The documentary gives viewers an in-depth look at the country singer’s rise from humble beginnings to international stardom.  The documentary features interviews with Tippin as well as the music pros who helped make him a household name including recording industry icons Joe Galante and Randy Goodman, 650 AM WSM‘s Bill Cody, singer-songwriter Mark Collie, publisher and media personality Charlie Monk and more. The Telly Awards honors the very best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs.  For more information, visit TellyAwards.com. Watch the full documentary HERE.

Christmas 4 Kids Announces 2016 Ryman Concert Lineup

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2016 Lineup Features The Marshall Tucker Band, Ray Stevens, Aaron Tippin, Montgomery Gentry and More Benefit Concert Set for Monday, November 21; Tickets On-sale Now at Ryman.com Nashville, Tenn. (September 29, 2016) – The Christmas 4 Kids organization has announced the lineup for its 2016 Ryman Auditorium concert, set for Monday, November 21 at 7:00 PM in Nashville.  For the second year, legendary southern rock group The Marshall Tucker Band will headline the show with Ray Stevens, Aaron Tippin and Montgomery Gentry also scheduled to perform.  Singer/songwriter James Robert Webb will open the show.  Country singer Ty Bates is also scheduled to perform.   “This year’s show at the Ryman is shaping up to be huge,” says Christmas 4 Kids President, Linda O’Connell.  “Last year, we set a record for money raised for Christmas 4 Kids.  With this great lineup, I think we can do it again!” Doug Gray, lead singer of The Marshall Tucker Band adds, “We had so much fun at last year’s show at the Ryman.  We’re grateful that Christmas 4 Kids asked us to come back for a second year.  We love being able to help an amazing organization that does so much to bring a memorable Christmas to the children who need it most.  See you in November, Nashville!” “I’m so glad to be a part of this great show,” notes Stevens.  “I’ll be debuting a brand new Christmas song at the show and I’m sure it’s one the kids will love.” Tickets are $36.50 and $60.00 and are available for purchase now at Ryman.com.  All proceeds generated from the concert go to the Christmas 4 Kids organization.  About Christmas 4 Kids  Christmas 4 Kids is a not-for-profit organization that has been in existence for over 25 years providing many children, each year, with their very own shopping spree.  The funds generated by the concert, and the Tour Bus Show/Artist Meet and Greet event, are used to give over 400 children from 29 different schools, a day-long shopping excursion.  The special day consists of a chauffeured trip from their school aboard an entertainer’s luxury tour bus, dinner, and a party hosted by Santa and Mrs. Claus.  To wrap up the day, the tour buses journey to the Hendersonville, Tennessee, Walmart, where the kids receive a brand new winter coat, and $150.00 to spend however they choose. For more information on Christmas 4 Kids, visit www.christmas4kids.org.  

Aaron Tippin Joins Nashville Mayor Megan Barry for Major Announcement

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AARON TIPPIN JOINS NASHVILLE MAYOR MEGAN BARRY FOR MARINE WEEK ANNOUNCEMENT  At A Press Conference Announcing Marine Week in Nashville, Country Singer Performed Smash Hit Song, “Where The Stars And Stripes And The Eagle Fly” Country music star Aaron Tippin was on hand to perform at Wednesday’s press conference announcing Marine Week in Nashville, taking place September 7-11, 2016. Tippin joined several dozen Marines and Mayor Megan Barry at the press conference, playing an acoustic version of “Where The Stars and Stripes And The Eagle Fly.” “I was so honored to be asked to sing at the announcement of Marine Week,” says Tippin.  “We can’t do enough to show how much we appreciate these guys and gals who help defend our freedom.” More than 700 Marines will descend upon Nashville at next month’s event.  Throughout the week, the public will have the opportunity to climb aboard a variety of the Corps’ aircraft and ground equipment at static display venues throughout downtown, to include the MV-22 Osprey aircraft and the multifaceted Amphibious Assault Vehicle.  People of all ages are invited to attend Marine Corps martial arts and military working dog demonstrations, work out alongside Marines during physical fitness demonstrations, and take in the sights and sounds of the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and Marine Band San Diego. The event’s theme of “Community, Country and Corps” will offer more than 80 free, public events across the city. The opening ceremony, which is also being held at Public Square, will kick the week off on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m., and will feature a musical performance by country music star Darryl Worley and a special presentation and remarks by Barry. Previous Marine Weeks have taken place in Chicago, Boston, St. Louis, Cleveland, Seattle and Phoenix. For a full list of events, visit the Marine Week Nashville website at www.usmarineweek.com. Additional information can also be found on Facebook @marineweek, on Twitter @marine_week and on Instagram @marine_week. About Aaron Tippin Aaron Tippin’s traditional sound and focus on working-class themes made him one of the most popular acts of the 1990s.  Tippin’s major career hits include “Kiss This,” “My Blue Angel,” “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio,” “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly,” “Working Man’s Ph.D.,” and “You’ve Got to Stand for Something.”  To celebrate 25 years in the music business, Tippin has released Aaron Tippin 25, a two-disc collection of 25 songs that includes 10 freshly recorded versions of his biggest career hits, as well as 15 brand new songs.  The album is available for purchase at aarontippin.com and iTunes.  In addition, Tippin has teamed with Stonehaus Winery for a 25th anniversary bottle of blackberry wine as well as America Remembers for a commemorative Colt .45 pistol.

Aaron Tippin Featured on Heartland TV’s "Reflections"

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***TUNE-IN ALERT** AARON TIPPIN TO BE FEATURED ON UPCOMING EPISODE OF HEARTLAND TV’S REFLECTION In celebration of his 25th anniversary in the music business, country star Aaron Tippin is set to be spotlighted on an upcoming episode of Heartland TV‘s Reflections. The show featuring Tippin airs nationally the week of August 1. The in-depth interview, hosted by Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame DJ Keith Bilbrey, delves into the early days of Tippin’s career and explores key moments that catapulted him into one of the biggest country stars of the 90s. “Keith had a ball chatting with Aaron on Reflections,” says Jeff Moseley, Executive Producer of Reflections / CJM Productions. “Aaron, having deep respect for our military, also talks extensively about his touring overseas to entertain and support the troops. He’s an awesome entertainer and a great American!” In addition to airing on Heartland TV, Reflections can also be seen on The Family Channel, the Angel Two Network / Dish TV, AMG TV, the Keep It Country TV Network (UK) and COUNTRY TV (New Zealand). Check local listings for channels and airtimes. To celebrate his 25-year career milestone, Tippin has released Aaron Tippin 25, a two-disc collection of 25 songs that includes 10 freshly recorded versions of his biggest career hits, as well as 15 brand new songs. The album is available for purchase at aarontippin.com and iTunes. In addition, Tippin has teamed with Stonehaus Winery for a 25th anniversary bottle of blackberry wine as well as America Remembers for a commemorative Colt .45 pistol.   About Aaron Tippin   Aaron Tippin’s traditional sound and focus on working-class themes made him one of the most popular acts of the 1990s. Tippin’s major career hits include “Kiss This,” “My Blue Angel,” “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio,” “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly,” “Working Man’s Ph.D.,” and “You’ve Got to Stand for Something.”   For more information on Aaron Tippin, visit www.aarontippin.com.  

Aaron Tippin Lands the Cover of The Man Mag

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AARON TIPPIN LANDS THE COVER OF THE MAN MAG Nashville, Tenn. (April 6, 2016) – It’s only appropriate that the “Hardest Working Man in Country Music” would appear on the cover of The Man Mag. Platinum-selling country star Aaron Tippin, who is celebrating 25 years in the music business, has landed the cover of the April/May issue of the magazine. The spring 2016 edition of the publication features an in-depth interview with Tippin– delving into his love of music, family, fitness, flying airplanes and more. The latest issue of The Man Mag is on newsstands now. Read the full interview online at www.themanmagonline.com. Tippin’s fame was launched in 1990 with the release of his uncompromising single, “You’ve Got to Stand For Something.” He followed with other major hits including “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly,” “There Ain’t Nothing Wrong with the Radio” and “Kiss This.” In celebration of his 25th anniversary, Tippin has released Aaron Tippin 25. The two-disc album is a collection of 25 songs that includes 10 freshly recorded versions of his biggest career hits, as well as 15 brand new songs. The album is available exclusively at aarontippin.com. In addition, Tippin has teamed with Stonehaus Winery to release a commemorative bottle of blackberry wine, “Aaron Tippin Country Jam.” The new barrel-select wine is available in select liquor stores and Stonehaus Winery.

Aaron Tippin Set for Country Music Hall of Fame Songwriter Session

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Nashville, Tenn. (December 15, 2015) – Country music’s Aaron Tippin is set to be spotlighted by the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum with a special Songwriter Session. Tippin’s Songwriter Session will be held in the Ford Theater this Saturday, December 19 at 11:30 AM. During the 45 minute program, Tippin will perform several of his hit songs and will discuss his 25 years in the music business. Immediately following the program, items purchased in the Museum Store will be available for Tippin to autograph. This year marks Tippin’s silver anniversary as a country music singer. To celebrate, he has released Aaron Tippin 25, a two-disc collection of 25 songs that includes 10 freshly recorded versions of his biggest career hits, as well as 15 brand new songs. The album is available for purchase at aarontippin.com and iTunes. PROGRAM ADMISSION: Free with Museum admission or Museum membership. For more information on obtaining a program pass or members-only advance reservation, click the following link: http://countrymusichalloffame.org/calendar/event/songwriter-session-aaron-tippin#.VnA2vDZlmRs About Aaron Tippin Aaron Tippin’s traditional sound and focus on working-class themes made him one of the most popular acts of the 1990s. He co-wrote his hits “Kiss This,” “My Blue Angel,” “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio,” “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly,” “Working Man’s Ph.D.,” and “You’ve Got to Stand for Something.” For more information on Aaron Tippin, visit www.aarontippin.com. About the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee in 1964. The museum’s mission is the preservation of the history of country and related vernacular music rooted in southern culture. With the same educational mission, the foundation also operates Historic RCA Studio B, Hatch Show PrintTM, CMF Records, the museum’s Frist Library and Archive and CMF Press. Museum programs are made possible, in part, by the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission, the Tennessee Arts Commission, and under agreements with the National Endowment for the Arts.