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KHAZ Country Music News: Free Blake Shelton Show in Atlantic City »

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – Blake Shelton will play in the sand next summer. He will perform a free show on the beachfront in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on July 31. It’s a promotional event to attract visitors to the area. Last year, 50,000 people showed up to a free Jimmy Buffett concert on the […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 4/11/14 »

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Timex and Rolex At the dog park, a lady had two rather large rottweiler dogs. On being asked the dogs’ names by another park visitor she replied, “one is called Timex and the other Rolex.” “Wow, those are some strange names for dogs!” the visitor replied. “Not really,” the dog owner replied, “they’re watch dogs.” […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Eric Church Announces Concert Tour »

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Eric Church will launch The Outsiders World Tour Sept. 11 in Bossier City, LA; more than 31 dates are confirmed thus far. Dwight Yoakam will guest on each date, with alternating openers Brothers Osborne, Brandy Clark and Halestorm. On-sale dates will be available at EricChurch.com, and the best seats at each venue will be paperless to avoid scalping. Fans also have the chance […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Mark Collie Documentary Ready »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – The project Mark Collie has been working on for 13 years is finally seeing the light of day. His documentary, “The Mountain,” will be screened at film festivals later this year. It’s a film that followed him as he performed at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary for prisoners. The album version “Alive at […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Craig Morgan to Entertain Troops »

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UNDATED (AP) – Craig Morgan and 3 Doors Down will each do their part in entertaining American troops overseas. Morgan will travel to southwest Asia in May to perform for U.S. military stationed there, while 3 Doors Down will go to Japan and Hawaii from June 28 through July 4 to do the same. They […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Trisha Yearwood Selling Nashville Home »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Trisha Yearwood is selling her home and it appears to be breaking her heart. Yearwood tells The Tennessean she’s selling her home outside Nashville because her husband, Garth Brooks, also owns property there and it doesn’t make sense to keep hers. She says the house has all the charm of an older […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 4/10/14 »

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It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course: Babe Ruth If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball: Jack Lemmon   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/99KZCountry      

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 4/9/14 »

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Long Speech A man was giving a speech at his lodge meeting. He got a bit carried away and talked for over two hours. Finally, he realized what he was doing. “I’m sorry I talked so long,” he said. “I left my watch at home.” A voice from the back of the room said, “There’s […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: ACMs Move to Dallas Cowboys’ Stadium for 50th »

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The ACM Awards’ temporary move to North Texas for its 50th anniversary show was announced to the general public during Sunday night’s telecast (4/6). Long in the works, the move puts the show in the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium in Arlington April 19, 2015. Luke Bryan andBlake Shelton return to co-host the CBS-TV telecast, while the two-day Party For A Cause will […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Composer of “Dueling Banjos” Dies at 93 »

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – The man who wrote “Dueling Banjos” has died. The Charlotte Observer reports Arthur Smith died Thursday at his home at the age of 93. Smith recorded a song called “Feudin’ Banjos” in 1955. The song was used in the film “Deliverance” but credited as “Dueling Banjos” and did not give any […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Darius Rucker Sang at Championship Game »

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Darius Rucker got a reminder of his past when he took the floor to sing the national anthem at last night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game. As he was being introduced, one fan at Cowboys Stadium shouted out “Hootie!” Before turning to country music, Rucker was the frontman for Hootie and […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 4/8/14 »

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Just Ask Me On a flight to Florida, Mary was preparing notes for one of the parent education seminars she conducted. The elderly woman sitting next to Mary explained that she was returning to Miami after having spent two weeks visiting her 6 children, 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren in Boston. Then she inquired what […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Artists for ACM’s “Salute to the Troops” »

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Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, the Eli Young Band and Rascal Flatts have been added to the performance lineup for Monday’s (4/7) ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops taping in Las Vegas. Craig Morgan, retired Navy SEALMarcus Luttrell, Criminal Minds‘ Joe Mantegna, Entertainment Tonight‘sNancy O’Dell and The Talk‘s Sheryl Underwood will present. Performers previously announced include Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Merle Haggard, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Kellie Pickler, […]

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