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Creedence Clearwater Revisited Concert Review and Interview – Nashville, TN – Wildhorse Saloon – 6/19/2011 (Podcast 215)

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    Posted on 7/29/2011

    Doug (Cosmo) Clifford and Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival (and Revisited) In Concert - Nashville, TN

    Doug (Cosmo) Clifford and Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival (and Revisited) - In Concert - Nashville, TN

    It was Sunday night June 19th 2011, a Father’s Day celebration in Nashville, TN, as classic rock landed at the Wildhorse Saloon once again.  Creedence Clearwater Revisted made a Sold-Out return appearance to the Music City.  Mike Arnold, Brian Hasbrook, and Tom Thompson made room in their Father’s Day schedule to attend this rockin’ event.  Mike and Brian arrived early during the soundcheck for a scheduled interview with original Creedence Clearwater Revival members, bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug (Cosmo) Clifford.  Then the fun continued with the CCR fans in attendance and of course the excellent concert… Which means another Concert Blast podcast!

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      Creedence Clearwater Revisited Concert Photos – Nashville, TN – Wildhorse Saloon – 6/19/2011 (Photos)

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        Posted on 7/29/2011

        Creedence Clearwater Revisited in Concert - Nashville, TN

        Creedence Clearwater Revisited in Concert - Nashville, TN

        Creedence Clearwater Revisited made a return appearance to the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, TN on Sunday June 19th 2011 to a Sold-Out crowd.  Mike Arnold, Brian Hasbrook, and Tom Thompson were on hand for this fun night, but this post is all about the concert photos as Concert Blast photographer Brian Hasbrook took photos of the night.

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          CMA Music Fest 2011 Stadium Concerts Coverage Part 2 of 4 – Nashville, TN – LP Field – 6/10/2011 (Podcast 214)

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            Posted on 7/23/2011

            Keith Urban - CMA Music Fest 2011

            Keith Urban - CMA Music Fest 2011

            Our CMA Music Fest 2011 Coverage continues as the second night of the festival, the Friday Night Stadium Concerts, thrilled 50,000 plus country music fans with a lineup of arena headliners.  On the bill that night was Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Sugarland, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, and a couple of surprises!

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              CMA Music Fest 2011 Stadium Concerts Photos Part 2 of 4 – Nashville, TN – LP Field – 6/10/2011 (Photos)

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                Posted on 7/23/2011

                Lady Antebellum - CMA Music Fest 2011

                Lady Antebellum - CMA Music Fest 2011

                It was the second night of the CMA Music Festival 2011, the Friday Night Stadium Concerts with a lineup of arena headliners.  On the bill was Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Sugarland, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, and a couple of surprises!

                Check out the Photos taken by Concert Blast’s Brian Hasbrook.

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                  U2 Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Vanderbilt Stadium – 7/02/2011 (Podcast 213)

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                    Posted on 7/18/2011

                    U2 Stage - Nashville, TN - Vanderbilt Stadium

                    U2 Stage - Nashville, TN - Vanderbilt Stadium

                    It was a muggy July Saturday evening in Nashville, TN, but the 45,000 rock music fans that gathered in Vanderbilt Stadium to see U2 perform didn’t seem to mind at all.   Mike Arnold and Tom Thompson were there to capture the live U2 concert experience in person to bring the excitement to the fans in their audio podcast. 

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                      CMA Music Fest 2011 Interviews and More Events – Nashville, TN (Podcast 212)

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                        Mike Arnold Interviews Lauren Alaina

                        Mike Arnold Interviews Lauren Alaina

                        Posted 7/10/2011

                        During the CMA Music Festival 2011, Concert Blast conducted various interviews at various events and more in this audio podcast. 

                        This podcast is focused on the CMA Music Festival 2011 Events.  Not the stadium concerts, but the other events.  The coverage includes the Montgomery Gentry Fan Club Party, The Fan Fair Booth signings, The Celebrity Softball Game to raise money for the City of Hope Cancer Research Center, Riverfront Park Concerts, and the Wildhorse Saloon.

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                          Elvis Presley Graceland Sound Seeing Tour – Memphis, TN – (Podcast 211)

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                            Posted 7/4/2011

                            Alicia Dean Gives Audio Tour of Graceland

                            Alicia Dean Gives Audio Tour of Graceland

                            When Mike Arnold and Brian Hasbrook of Concert Blast traveled to Memphis, TN to cover the Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival, they were also invited for an escorted personal tour of the home of Elvis Presley.  Brian Hasbrook and Mike Arnold received a personal escorted tour from Alicia Dean from the PR department of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

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                              Elvis Presley Graceland Tour Photos – Memphis, TN – (Photos)

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                                Posted on 7/3/2011

                                Brian Hasbrook and Mike Arnold at the Home of Elvis Presley - Graceland

                                Brian Hasbrook and Mike Arnold at the Home of Elvis Presley - Graceland

                                When Mike Arnold and Brian Hasbrook of Concert Blast traveled to Memphis, TN to cover the Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival, they were also invited for an escorted personal tour of the former home of Elvis Presley.  Brian Hasbrook was on hand to capture some photos of some of the rooms and the grounds.

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                                  CMA Music Fest Review – LP Field Stadium Concerts Part 1 – Nashville, TN – 6/9/2011 (Podcast 210)

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                                    Posted on 6/29/2011

                                    Brad Paisley In Concert - CMA Music Festival 2011

                                    Brad Paisley In Concert - CMA Music Festival 2011

                                    It was our annunal return to the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN.  On this first night of the Stadium concerts, Mike Arnold, Tom Thompson, and James Downing were on hand to cover the best event in Country Music. Special guest host Charity Taylor also joined the staff as a helper on this night of fun. 

                                    Providing the entertainment on this night were; Zach Brown Band (with very special surprise guests Alan Jackson, Randy Travis, Amos Lee, and others), Brad Paisley (with his special surprise guest Alabama), Jason Aldean (with special surprise guest Kelly Clarkson), Sara Evans, and Easton Corbin.

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                                      CMA Music Fest Photos – LP Field Stadium Concerts Part 1 – Nashville, TN – 6/9/2011 (Photos)

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                                        Posted on 6/29/2011

                                        Jason Aldean In Concert - CMA Music Fest

                                        Jason Aldean In Concert - CMA Music Fest

                                        It was our annunal return to the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN.  On this first night of the Stadium concerts, Mike Arnold, Tom Thompson, and James Downing were on hand to cover the best event in Country Music.  James Downing provided the photos on this particular night of pure fun! 

                                        Providing the entertainment on this night there were; Zach Brown Band (with very special surprise guests Alan Jackson, Randy Travis, Amos Lee, and others), Brad Paisley (with his special surprise guest Alabama), Jason Aldean (with special surprise guest Kelly Clarkson), Sara Evans, and Easton Corbin.

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