The 50th anniversary of the plane crash that took the lives of Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins will be remembered at the Grand Ole Opry's first Tuesday Night Opry of the year, March 5. The evening will include performances of their hit records by Jean Shepard, Mandy Barnett, Terri Clark, John Conlee and Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys. Also on stage will be Florida Georgia Line and Riders In The Sky.
Wynonna Judd and Kellie Pickler will join the cast of Dancing with the Stars when the new season starts on march 18th. They will be dancing along with Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, ice skater Dorothy Hamill, boxer Victor Ortiz, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones, comedians D.L. Hugley and Andy Dick.
Garth Brooks, Kid Rock, Shelby Lynne, The Oak Ridge Boys and Sam Moore are the newest lineup additions for George Jones’ November 22 final Nashville concert. They will join by Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry, Lorrie Morgan, Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner and Gene Watson.
On A Sad Note - Carl 'Chuck' Goff, Jr., Toby Keith's bass player for the past 25 years, passed away after a car crash in Oklahoma on February 27th. He was 54 years old.