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Johnny Cash’s “At Folsom Prison” Turns 50

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest country records of all time: Johnny Cash’s At Folsom Prison. Recorded at Folsom State Prison on January 13, 1968, this live album revitalized Cash’s career, reaching #1 on the country charts and #15 on the national album chart. In honor of this landmark anniversary, Country Tonite has put together a brief history of At Folsom Prison and its legacy. Read more

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Country Music Star Got Her Start at Country Tonite Theatre

Years ago she was singing her heart out on stage at the Country Tonite Theatre. Now, she’s got a CMT award for Breakthrough Video of the Year. Former Country Tonite star Carly Pearce is making a name for herself in the country music world. From performing on our stage in Pigeon Forge to standing on the stage at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville accepting her first award, we’ve got the story on Pearce’s journey to get to where she is today. Read more

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Loretta Lynn and Mickey Gilley Both Recovering from Injuries

Two of Country Tonite’s favorite celebrity performers are recovering from injuries this month. Mickey Gilley sustained a fractured right shoulder and a fractured left ankle in a car accident on January 3, 2018. In an unrelated incident during the same week, Loretta Lynn fell and broke her hip. Both stars are in good spirits following their respective injuries. Read more

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Country Music News: Lost Hank Williams Recording Wins Grammy Award

The music of Hank Williams has always been an inspiration for the cast of Country Tonite. As the number one destination for country music in Pigeon Forge, Country Tonite has tried to bring William’s heartfelt emotion and stellar musicianship to our stage shows.

That’s why we are excited to share the news that Hank Williams was recently awarded a Grammy for one of his lost recordings! Read on for everything you need to know about this surprising triumph. Read more