COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS
JIMMY BUFFETT: GulfCoast Benefit Postponed
Jimmy Buffett's Jimmy Buffett and Friends: Live from the Gulf Coast concert has been temporarily postponed. According to Pensacola, Florida's News Journal, the show is being moved to July 11th due to a storm surge off the coast, which could cause unstable conditions for the beachfront performances.
KELLIE PICKLER: It's Not About the Ring
Kellie Pickler thought she lost her engagement ring soon after Kyle Jacobs proposed to her. She was so caught up in the moment that she wasn't thinking about the ring and thought she lost it in the sand. Kyle found it in her lap and slipped it on her finger. For Kellie, their engagement isn't about the ring. She tells People.com, "I could care less if it was a Cracker Jack ring. As long as I get to spend the rest of my life with him and wake up every morning and see him, I don't care."
SUGARLAND: New Album In The Fall
Sugarland will release their fourth studio album, The Incredible Machine, on October 19th. Jennifer Nettles says the album reflects the duo's growth and evolution -- something their fans have come to expect. The forthcoming single is called, "Stuck Like Glue," which Jennifer says, "sticks in your brain, no pun intended. To me it feels young, hip and of course sassy! I can't wait for it to get out there so we can play it live in our show."
ALAN JACKSON: Selling Florida Home
Weeks after his Tennessee home sold for $28 million, Alan Jackson has put one of his Florida homes up on the block. The Palm Beach Post reports that the Key West-style house was used mostly for guests and high-level staff, is on the market for $1.27 million. When in Florida, Alan spends his time at his 8,000 square foot mansion on JupiterIsland.
MIRANDA LAMBERT: Harvest Time
Miranda Lambert has taken a few days between shows to do a little harvesting on her farm in Oklahoma. Her haul was a truckload of squash of all different varieties. She writes on Twitter, "We grew it. We picked it from our great 'Garden of Eatin'! Mmmmmm! Fried squash for days!!!"