Kellie Pickler will voice an anthropomorphic sweet potato in an upcoming VeggieTales release called Beauty and the Beet, which is scheduled for release on October 14. Pickler will also contribute seven songs to the soundtrack.
StreamDom Flemons’ Prospect Hill before it comes out next week.
The Opry tweeted that Craig Morgan will be the star of their birthday concert on October 4.
Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas appear on “And When I Die,” a song on Billy Childs’ Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro. Check it out.
Details of Pete Seeger’s will have been made public. It divides his estate among his three children, who will each get a trust in his or her name. The late folksinger and his wife, Toshi, will be celebrated this week in New York with the five-day Seeger Fest; on Sunday, the Lincoln Center will live stream a memorial concert that will feature Judy Collins, Dar Williams, and more. (warning: autoplay)
Juli Thanki is the editor of Engine 145 and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Bluegrass Unlimited, and M Music & Musicians Magazine. In 2011 she received the International Bluegrass Music Association Print Media Person of the Year award.