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Ronnie Milsap launches #1 Tour in June

Thursday, May 15, 2008 – Ronnie Milsap will launch his #1 Hits Tour in June with dates into December. Great American Country's Master Series will sponsor the tour.

"It's great news for the fans and myself," said Milsap. "With GAC partnering with me on this 2008 tour, the fans will not only have the opportunity to see me live but also have access via GAC and their website." Beginning in June and running through the end of the year, GAC will publicize the tour via on-air mentions and promotions and its website for streaming interviews and features from the tour. GAC's "Master Series" with Bill Cody will mention the tour on-air and shoot in studio or on location from the tour.

"GAC has sponsored many tours but this opportunity allowed us to tie our Master Series show directly to an artist with so many number one hits," says Scott Durand, vice president of marketing for GAC." GAC's Master Series focuses on the great artists and their songs, and Ronnie's tour was a perfect fit."

Tour dates are:
June 20 - Wendover, Nev. - Peppermill Casino
June 24 - Friant, CA - Table Mountain Rancheria
June 25 - Pleasanton, CA - Alameda County Fairgrounds
June 28 - Sterling, CO - Logan County Stadium
July 11 - Atlanta - Chastain Amphitheater
July 17 - Nashville - Crossroads Children's Chorus Festival - Grand Ole Opry House
July 19 - Fort Worth, TX - Billy Bob's
July 24 - Janesville, WI - Rock Country 4H
July 25 - El Cajon, CA - Sycuan Casino & Resort
July 28 - Gillette, WY - Campbell County Fair
Aug. 2 - Robinsonville, MS - Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall
Aug. 3 - Davenport, IA - Mississippi Valley River
Aug. 14-15 - Hankinson, ND - Dakota Magic Casino
Aug. 16 - Aberdeen, SD - Brown County Fair
Aug. 31 - Thief River Falls, MN - Kick'n Up Kountry Music Festival
Sept. 6 - Alma, AR - Alma Performing Arts Center
Sept. 12 - Gulfport, MS - Island View Casino Resort
Sept. 13 - Harvey, LA - Boomtown Casino
Sept. 14 - Albuquerque, NM - New Mexico State Fair - Tingley Coliseum
Oct. 4 - Hazard, KY - Hal Rogers Forum
Oct. 16 - Hamlet, NC - Richmond Community College - Cole Auditorium
Oct. 25 - Tucson, AZ - Desert View Performing Arts Theater
Dec. 6 - Choctaw, MS - Silver Star Hotel & Casino Convention Center
Dec. 9-10 - Las Vegas, NV - Golden Nugget Showroom
Dec. 11 - Parker, AZ - Blue Water Resort

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It is a sad fact of human nature that we do not realize what we have until it's gone. Ronnie Milsap, thankfully, is still very much with us, but it may not be until after his passing and the inevitable biopic (a la Ray Charles and Johnny Cash) that we realize what an extraordinary story this singularly talented man has lived. Born blind and into abject Appalachian poverty, he was abandoned by his mother, classically trained on the piano, started out as a soul musician, moved to Nashville and »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: These Eagles keep songs alive and well – The newly reconfigured Eagles lineup, which now includes Vince Gill and Deacon Frey in place of the late Glenn Frey, hasn't changed its set much since this modified grouping's debut at Dodger Stadium in 2017. Don Henley announced from the outset, though, how the group continues to tour primarily so it can keep the Eagles' many great songs alive.... »»»
Concert Review: Lovett could not have scripted it any better – Cerritos is a fair distance from Hollywood, but Lyle Lovett, who has accumulated a long list of acting credits, sometimes seemed like he was giving a company town performance this night. Maybe it was because Paul Reiser, the "Mad About You" star, introduced Lovett with a funny bit about what some of the man's songs mean (or don't mean).... »»»
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