HUTCHINSON, Kansas — The Kansas State Fair announced it has added Bridgit Mendler, Theory of a Deadman and Lynyrd Skynyrd to the 2013 U.S. Cellular Grandstand lineup.
In addition, JT Hodges has been added as an opening act for Toby Keith on Sunday, Sept. 15 while Mockingbird Sun will open for Eli Young Band on Sunday, Sept. 8.
The Demolition Derby (Monday, Sept. 9) and Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pull (Wednesday, Sept. 11) will also return this year for high-action entertainment on the fairgrounds. This year’s fair will run Sept. 6-15.
U.S. Cellular Grandstand concert tickets will go on sale May 11 at 8 a.m. and may be purchased at the Kansas State Fair ticket office, by calling 1-800-362-3247 or at www.kansasstatefair.tix.com.
Unless otherwise noted, grandstand tickets include...
The 2013 Night in the Country Music Festival looks to be the largest in its history, and country music star JT Hodges will open the event on Friday, July 26.
Ticket sales for the annual concert are far ahead of any previous year and some 1,650 campsites are sold out already. Both of those facts point to a hugely successful and well-attended event. Tickets remain on sale at www.nightinthecountry.org and at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mason Valley at $75 for a two-day general admission pass.
JT Hodges came out of the gate with a song about hunting. It does not involve bird calls or camouflage, but rather the most universal pursuit known to man. In a rollicking song that recalls a hot night in “Hunt You Down,” catch-and-release never sounded so steamy.
Hodges was literally raised...
JT HODGES IS #1 TWO WEEKS IN A ROW
Holds number one spot on Sirius XM for second week with “Sleepy Little Town”
Nashville, TN March 14, 2013 --Show Dog – Universal Music’s JT Hodges celebrates his second week at #1 on Sirius XMs, The Highway, with his song “Sleepy Little Town”. "In a small community, everybody knows everybody's business. “ says Hodges. “They know the secrets, the behind the scenes drama that sometimes goes down in a sleepy little town. I truly felt that anyone could relate to this song. I’m so thankful for John Marks and Sirius XM for giving this song a life and outlet for it to connect with people like I knew it could.”
Bill Kennedy, Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Digital adds, "Sirius...
Country singer/songwriter JT Hodges recently visited The Recording Academy's Nashville Chapter and participated in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview. Hodges discussed growing up in a musical family, the message he wants to communicate through his songs and his self-titled debut album, among other topics.
"We selected the 10 songs that we felt [were] a great introduction to who I am and to what I do," said Hodges. "We knew [the album] was left-of-center but we wanted to build it … we knew the record we were making and I wanted to come out and make a statement."
Hodges' talent formed as a child at his parents' Fort Worth, Texas-based Buffalo Sound Studios, which hosted sessions for artists such as GRAMMY winners T Bone Burnett and Michael Bolton. After...