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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Sugarland Kicks Off GAC Series


Sugarland performs at the VAULT Concert Stage at LP Field in Downtown Nashville Sunday, June 14 during the 2009 CMA Music Festival. Photo courtesy of the Country Music Association.

July 6, 2009 — Sugarland will kick off a new GAC series, Soundstage, which features some of country's biggest artists, including Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride and Trace Adkins.
Shot at Grainger Studio in Chicago, Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush turn in an honest and emotional performance, treating viewers to hits including "Baby Girl," "Stay" and their latest, "Joey," as well as a few surprise covers. The duo's episode premieres on GAC Sunday, July 12 at 8 p.m. Eastern.
Soundstage originally aired from 1974-1985, before returning in 2003.

"GAC is thrilled to be able to offer Soundstage to our viewers," says Sarah Trahern, senior VP of programming for GAC. "It remains a groundbreaking television concert series and will give fans a chance to see some of country music's top stars20perform in an intimate setting."

Future Soundstage episodes include:

• July 19 Alison Krauss + Union Station
• July 26 Trace Adkins
• August 2 Lee Ann Womack/Billy Currington
• August 9 Trisha Yearwood
• August 16 Travis Tritt/Nickel Creek
• August 23 Martina McBride
• August 30 Kenny Chesney
• September 20 George Jones Tribute (2 hours)

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