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Jennifer Nettles Of Sugarland says she watched the video of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse "in horror." Jennifer told AP that she was "so moved" by the "heroism" of the fans and rescuers who went in to try to free people trapped under the staging. Jason Owen, Sugarland's manager, says the group was in the prayer circle they form just before taking the stage for every concert, when the wind gust came through. Due to the concert tragedy in Indianapolis Saturday night Sugarland was unable to perform their show Sunday, August 14, at the Iowa State Fair. Aside from coping with the magnitude of the accident, the ongoing investigation prevents the band from getting what may remain of their stage equipment.
Keith Urban's "Get Closer" concert is Tuesday night at Intrust Bank Arena. The opener is Jake Owen. Jake continues to have one of country’s hottest-selling singles with his Gold-certified smash, “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” — and with the single all over the airwaves and climbing the charts, Jake says that everything about this summertime favorite really has him feeling great. “‘Barefoot Blue Jean Night’ — that song has kind of changed my life a lot. A lot of things in my life have changed over the last few months, and a lot of it has to do with this song. So, it’s a fun summertime song, and I’m glad that I had a song that people, you know, hopefully will remember for years to come as the summer song for 2011.” “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” is the first single and title track to Jake’s new album, releasing August 29th!
LADY ANTEBELLUM will be the musical guest on the second episode of this coming season's "Saturday Night Live" October 1st . Appearing on SNL is actually on the group’s bucket list. “I think being backstage and hopefully having conversations with a couple of those actors that are just hysterical, their timing is just so great, would be a lot of fun,” Hillary Scott says. Lady Antebellum will release Own The Night, their highly anticipated third studio album, September 13.
LUKE BRYAN went out and bought a skateboard. And then promptly took a header and had to go in for stitches. Luke suffered some scratches and a gash to the forehead. Luke tweeted his injury to his fans, noting: "Does anyone wanna see my latest screw up?" He then attached a picture of his face, stating: "More stitches." Bryan explained: "We were just kind of walking it back to a cab, and there was one last hill. We got on the hill, and the next thing you know I'm rolling down the hill." He added: "What cut my face was my sunglasses. I literally rolled on a skateboard, and [didn't] have one scratch on my body."
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JASON ALDEAN is in a new commercial for Wrangler Retro blue jeans. According to the ad, they're for "today's cowboy". Jason says he hates wearing new clothes and buys most of his shirts on Ebay because he likes the retro look. He describes the Wrangler Retro jeans as "it's kind of a new age a little bit, you know, it's kind of a western wear slash American Eagle. It's a little more hip, ya know? And, they are a little worn out. I hate wearing clothes that are brand new." You can watch the commercial below:
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