Travis Tritt will perform a salute to veterans at the White House on Sunday (May 27) as part of the National Memorial Day Concert. The special will be carried live over PBS stations. ... Former Whiskeytown member Caitlin Cary will release Ponyball, her first full-length solo album, in October on Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Yep Roc Records. The fiddler-singer released a five-song EP, Waltzie, last year. ... J.D. May has been named interim executive director of the Americana Music Association. For the last six years, May served as vice president and general manager of the Dead Reckoning label. The AMA's second annual convention will be held Sept. 14-15 in Nashville.