TIM MCGRAW’S new album “Emotional Traffic” drops next Tuesday, but you can listen to it for FREE right now on NPR. They’re streaming the entire album.
ALAN JACKSON is selling his massive estate in Jupiter Island, Florida . . . which is 80 miles north of Miami. It’ll run you a mere $14.9 million, but hey, there’s an 8,700-square-foot beachfront mansion plus an acre of sand dunes. (–You can check out photos, here. Scroll down to “Click here for a tour of Jackson’s house”.)
DOLLY PARTON is partnering with the Opryland people to build a new theme park in Nashville, Tennessee. It’ll be a water park in the summer . . . and then change over to a snow park in the winter. Pretty cool. They haven’t announced a name yet. The park is due to open 2014. (Tennessean)
RASCAL FLATTS announced their next album will be called “Changed” . . . and it’s going to drop April 3rd. And yes, it includes their latest single, “Banjo”. (RascalFlatts.com)
STEVE MARTIN and his bluegrass band the STEEP CANYON RANGERS are launching a tour. The first leg kicks off February 10th in Reno, Nevada. (–You can pick up dates on Steve’s site.)