Five former members of Waylon Jennings’ recording and touring bands are reuniting and hitting the road on the Runnin' with Ol' Waylon – Music and Memories of Waylon Jennings this summer. The tour kicks off at Nashville’s City Winery on June 16th. The multimedia show will allow the audience to experience the personal stories, never-before-seen video and images and performances of Waylon’s music. The band will hit the road as The Waylors and feature Waylon’s original drummer Richie Albright, Alabama Music Hall of Fame Award winning bassman Jerry “Jigger” Bridges, the only female member of Waylon’s band during the Outlaw era, artist and vocalist Carter Robertson, GRAMMY Award-winning producer Barny Robertson on keyboards and ACM Award-winning steel and lead guitar veteran Fred Newell. Tommy Townsend, who was mentored by Waylon, will be featured on vocals and guitar. Waylon’s widow, Jessi Colter, will join the band for select dates.
Carrie Underwood's 10-year anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry has been celebrated with a special video montage. The clip looks back on a decade of memories for the superstar, complete with footage of Carrie with Country Music Hall of Fame members Bill Anderson, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, and Randy Travis. Carrie will return to the Opry stage tomorrow night (Tuesday, June 5th) in a special two-show event (7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. CT) ahead of CMA Fest, where she'll be performing at Nissan Stadium on Friday (June 8th). She'll also be performing on the 2018 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday (June 6th).