Five at Five: CMT Hits Carolina Country Music Fest + Randy Houser and Wife Tatiana Welcome a Son

Everything to Know in Country Music for June 10

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  • CMT Hits Carolina Country Fest

    CMT Hot 20 Countdown and fans showed their true dedication to country music when they weathered some storms at Myrtle Beach’s Carolina Country Music Fest over the weekend. Performers including Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett rocked the beachside event for four days, and Hot 20 was there filming all the action for an upcoming episode. CMT Hot 20 Countdown airs Saturdays and Sundays at 9 a.m. ET.

  • Randy Houser and Wife Tatiana Welcome Huckleberry Randolph

    Congratulations go out to Houser and his wife Tatiana on the birth of their first child, a son they’ve named Huckleberry Randolph Houser. This is Houser’s second son joining his seven-year-old West. Huckleberry was welcomed to the world Sunday (June 9).

  • Bonnaroo 2019 Is About to Sell Out

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    According to the Tennessean, Bonnaroo 2019 running June 13-16 in Manchester, Tenn. is about to have its first sell-out since 2013. Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris, Ruston Kelly, Brandi Carlile, John Prine and Trampled By Turtles will represent country and Americana at the all-genre event. The Grand Ole Opry will return with special guests for a Thursday night (June 13) set following its 2018 debut.

  • Midland’s Let It Roll Gets an International Tour

    Midland’s Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy and Mark Wystrach revealed the initial 18 cities on their forthcoming Let It Roll tour starting Sept. 17 in New York City. The schedule includes Australian performances with Tim McGraw and sets at the C2C Festival. Tickets go on sale Friday (June 14) at 10 a.m. local time through Midland’s website. Let It Roll, the group’s sophomore album, arrives Aug 23.

  • Thomas Rhett Brings Center Point Road to CMA Fest

    More than 7,000 fans were treated to an up-close-and-personal set in the round from Thomas Rhett at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Saturday (June 8) to celebrate the release of his latest album, Center Point Road. The sold-out event featured special surprise guests Jon Pardi and Rhett Akins, and raised $100,000 for the CMA Foundation.

Lauren Tingle is a Tennessean and storyteller who eats music for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When she’s not writing or rocking out, she enjoys yoga and getting lost in the great outdoors.