On Monday, November 25, award-winning songwriter and country superstar John Rich will host his new show “Rich at Night” on TV Guide Network premiering at 8pmET/PT.
It was devastating to hear the tragic news of the Aurora, Colorado theater shooting at the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises on 7/20/12. Thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by this horrific tragedy. Country artists take to social media to express their concerns.
Luke Bryan – prayers for all those affected by the tragic events in colorado
Reba McEntire - My heart and prayers go out to the folks in Aurora, CO. I’m so sorry this has happened. I don’t understand it.
Brad Paisley – There are no words to describe how terrible the Colorado theater shooting is. I’m so sad. Praying for these families.
John Rich – I can’t imagine my family being taken from me by a mad man in a movie theater. This is more than anyone can fathom. That’s Why I Pray.
Thompson Square - sending up prayers for the families of Aurora Colorado. God bless you
The ACM Concert – Salute to the Military Presented by NRA Country was a resounding success, as some of country music’s hottest stars came out to perform for a great cause. The free, open-to-the-public celebration for military families and country music fans was part of THE ACM EXPERIENCE that took place on Saturday, March 31st at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
Military ID holders were invited to a reserved section for the concert, which included a very special onstage moment as three worthy military-inspired charitable organizations received donations from NRA Country Cares and ACM Lifting Lives®. Folds of Honor Foundation accepted $20,000, Wounded Warrior Project received $20,000, and Nellis Air Force Base Youth Programs was presented with $10,000.
The memorable evening featured performances by ACM Song of the Year winner Lee Brice, Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers, Bradley Gaskin, JT Hodges, Kip Moore, Craig Morgan, John Rich, ACM Vocal Duo of the Year winner Thompson Square. The show was hosted by Robin Meade, singer and anchor of HLN’s “Morning Express with Robin Meade.”
THE ACM EXPERIENCE was the first-ever, free, open-to-the public country music lifestyle event created for fans during The Week Vegas Goes Country®, the week prior to the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The fan-focused three-day event included the ACM BBQ Throwdown, ACM EXPO, the Ram Ride and Drive and more, was held March 30-April 1, 2012 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The events culminated in the ACM Fan Jam, a ticketed event hosted by Zac Brown Band, on Sunday, April 1, 2012. The ACM Fan Jam was part of the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on the CBS Television Network.
As part of the Today show’s week of Country Co-Hosts, John Rich, will once again join Hoda Kotb this Thursday, March 22nd. This will be the second time Rich has co-hosted with Hoda. On March 23rd, Rich will make a guest appearance on Fox News Channel’s program Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld which will air at 3 a.m. ET/PT.
Rich is currently in the studio with Big & Rich recording new songs for their forthcoming album out later this year. In addition, The Hollywood Reporter announced that John has signed on to The CW’s tentatively titled The Star Next Door, produced by Queen Latifah and Dave Broome, the creator of The Biggest Loser. The nationwide singing competition show will feature Gloria Estefan and John Rich as mentors.