Paisley plays GMA Summer Concert Series
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
– As part of Brad Paisley's album launch for his upcoming June 30 release, "American Saturday Night," he will be the first country artist to play Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series this year at the new location of Central Park in New York City. Paisley plays GMA July 3.
This week Paisley is in studio putting the finishing touches on his upcoming album, but will close the week by attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, May 9 as the guest of CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent Bob Schieffer, a country music fan. Paisley and Schieffer met at a special Grand Ole Opry show at the Ryman Auditorium during Belmont University's Debate '08 in the fall of 2008. President Barack Obama is scheduled to attend the dinner.
Paisley's current single, Then, is number six on the singles charts after seven weeks at radio. This is the fastest rising single of Paisley's career.
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