Country News: Two Big Country Acts Touring Together in 2018
Two big country acts are joining forces for a summer tour called the ‘Bandwagon Tour.’ Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town will co-headline the tour that starts in North Carolina on July 12 and end the summer in Clarkston, Mich. on August 24. According to theboot.com the closest the tour will get to Maine is Hartford, Conn. On July 20 and Mansfield, Mass. on July 21.
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and pop star Ed Sheeran have been hit with a copyright lawsuit over the song ‘The Rest of Our Life.’ Sheeran and others wrote the song and Tim and Faith released the song but two Australian songwriters claim the song is a rip-off of a song they released in 2014. On hollywoodreprter.com the two filed a lawsuit claiming their song, which was a hit in Australia, is at times note for note in McGraw-Hill song.
In light of a lawsuit from the owners of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Kid Rock has renamed his 2018 tour. The artist's upcoming trek will now be known as the American Rock 'n' Roll Tour, rather than the Greatest Show on Earth Tour. According to pollstar.com the copyright infringement lawsuit takes issue with Rock's use of the trademarked phrase "The Greatest Show on Earth" without the permission of its owners.