March 30: On This Day
1982 – George Jones is arrested and charged with drunken driving after he wrecks driving home in Mississippi.
1984 – Country music singer/songwriter Justin Moore is born.
1990 – Country superstar Thomas Rhett (Akins Jr.) is born.
1998 – Clint Black holds at #1 on the Country Singles Chart with Nothin’ but The Taillights.
2006 – Carrie Underwood is #1 on the Country Charts with her debut album Some Hearts.
Justin Moore is coming to the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa! The concert will be held on Saturday, September 2nd at 7:30 pm. Moore will be joined by special guest Dylan Schneider.
Tickets will be available on Friday, May 19th at 10:00 AM at the Bridge View Center Box Office, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and online at www.Ticketmaster.com. The ticket prices are $49.75 / 49.75 / 44.75 / 32.75.
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Justin Moore announced that he will launch his “Hell on a Highway Tour” on October 13 in Monroe, Louisiana. The PLATINUM-selling entertainer will hit over 40 cities across the US with Dylan Scott opening for Moore.
“Hell On A Highway Tour” is Moore’s fourth headlining tour, having just wrapped up his “American Made Tour” with Lee Brice back in April and will span seven months, taking the Arkansas native from coast to coast.
HELL ON A HIGHWAY TOUR:
Nov. 4 Moline, Ill. — iWireless Center
Mar. 9 Kearney, Neb. — Viaero Event Center
Mar. 15 Park City, Kan. — Hartman Arena
April 20 Cedar Falls, Iowa — McLeod Center
The news is announced on the heels of Moore seventh #1 single “Somebody Else Will,” which hit the top of the Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay Charts. This is the second chart-topper from his fourth studio album KINDA DON’T CARE (The Valory Music Co.) which also marks his third #1 debut on the Billboard Country Albums chart. His highly-anticipated third single from the album is the title track which Sounds Like Nashville said “…hits the twang factor in fine fashion.” “Kinda Don’t Care” impacts Country radio on September 19.
On this day in 2011, Justin Moore released his sophomore album Outlaws Like Me. The album included the track “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away”, which would become Moore’s second number one hit on the Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. “Till My Last Day” would also be released as a single, and would hit number one on the Billboard Country Airplay chart.
The album debuted at number five on the Billboard 200, and number one on the US Billboard Top Country Albums chart. During the first week of release, the album sold 65,000 copies. The album has since been Certified Gold by the RIAA for sales over 500,000 copies.
Justin Moore and his wife Kate have welcomed a baby boy to their brood. The couple’s first son, Thomas South Moore, was born on Sunday afternoon (6/11) in Little Rock, Arkansas, weighing 7 lbs., 14 oz. and measuring 20 inches long. Thomas South joins his three older sisters, Ella Kole, Kennedy Faye and Rebecca Klein. Justin tells People that the baby boy was named after his late grandfather and the family will call him South.
- Moore tells People, “His sisters are already obsessed with him, as we are all of them. Thanks for all the well wishes and congratulations. Very much appreciated.”
- Justin shared pictures of Thomas South on Instagram.
Justin Moore is thankful for the volunteer fire department in his hometown of Poyen, Arkansas, after crews put out an accidental fire that broke out on his property on Monday (4/24). Thankfully, no one was injured in the blaze, which burned through a portion of his farm’s pasture. Moore soon took to Twitter to thank the fire department for their help, as well a team from a landscaping company, who also lent a hand. Justin also shared pictures of the fire and the crews working to put it out.
Justin Moore recently hit Nashville’s famous honky tonks on Lower Broad to celebrate the release of his new album, Kinda Don’t Care. Justin made stops at Honky Tonk Central, Rippy’s and Tootsies World Famous Orchid Lounge, where he debuted music from his new album and also performed previous hits such as “Small Town USA,” “Point At You” and “Lettin’ The Night Roll.” Moore then made a stop at a local Waffle House restaurant, where he jumped behind the counter and served up signature dishes to select VIPs, including BMLG President and CEO Scott Borchetta.
When Justin Moore’s new album, Kinda Don’t Care, hit streets on Friday (8/12), it immediately claimed the #1 spot on iTunes’ Top Country Albums chart. The album also found the #2 position on All-Genre iTunes Chart, and that was all before Justin hit the stage on Friday morning for Fox & Friends’ All-American Summer Concert Series in New York City.