Jason Aldean, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown and More Kick Off CMA Fest Nightly Concerts With a Bang

Jason Aldean Day 1 CMA Fest Nissan Stadium

It was a balmy 85 degree evening in Nashville Thursday night (June 7), only made hotter by the extraordinary talent that took the main stage at Nissan Stadium to mark the official kick off of CMA Fest. The evening began with a harmonizing rendition of the national anthem performed by the legendary Oak Ridge Boys, … Read more

8 Times Rayna and Deacon Were the World’s Greatest Couple

Rayna James and Deacon Claybourne may not be the world’s most perfect couple, but sure do make a good case for the prize. Sure, the two have been on-again-off-again for the better part of three (and-a-half) seasons of “Nashville” and definitely off for at least 13 or so years in their pre-show backstory, but what … Read more

The Best Episode of “Nashville” Ever (Ever)

The most recent “Nashville” episode was one for the ages– the CMA New Artist of the Year shot someone, Kacey Musgraves skipped a baby shower, Juliette threw a giraffe, Deacon’s secret is finally out, Gunnar and Scarlett sang a duet, Luke was kind and considerate, there was no Jeff or Layla, and there was a … Read more

Connie Britton and Chip Esten Sing Live

During a Nashville benefit for the African Children’s Choir 30th anniversary, co-stars of ABC’s “Nashville,” Connie Britton and Chip Esten stepped into their Rayna James and Deacon Claybourne roles for a live performance of “The Rivers Between Us.” Nashville you really showed what you’re made of tonight…heart and soul. Thank you to all who came … Read more

Stars of “Nashville” Heading Out on Concert Tour

Following a highly successful tour in 2014, stars of ABC’s “Nashville” will once again hit the road in an eight-city spring concert tour. Launching on April 29 in New York City, Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Aubrey Peeples and Lennon & Maisy will take the stage and perform various songs from the hit television … Read more

Emmylou Harris and Lady Antebellum Appearing at TJ Martell Honors Gala

The T.J. Martell Foundation, supporting Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research, proudly announces appearances by Chip Esten, Emmylou Harris, and Lady Antebellum at the 7th Annual T.J. Martell Honors Gala to be held Monday, March 30th at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Additional talent will be announced in the coming weeks. The gala is produced … Read more

Behind the Scenes of “Nashville”

We are off and running in Season 3 of “Nashville,” with live performances, punches and marriage proposals. Everyone knows the stars of the show have been singing around town in their off time… but Chip Esten has also become quite the songwriter. Chip and Deana Carter wrote the song “I Know How To Love You … Read more

Where Does Chip Esten Shop?

You may expect Chip Esten, the star on ABC’s hit show “Nashville,” to have a lavish wardrobe when he isn’t playing laid-back Deacon Claybourne.  As a comic/actor/musician, you would think it would call for a flashy wardrobe to attend the various events and parties that are required of those living in the spotlight.  But it … Read more

You Won’t Believe Where Chip Esten Got Boots!

If you’re lucky you know Chip Esten as Deacon Claybourne on ABC’s Nashville. The actor/comic/musician has been enjoying swoon-worthy status as the romantic interest of a number of lead characters on the show, and consequently the subject of more than a few real-life women’s daydreams since the ABC Nashville premiered in 2012. We can all … Read more

Chip Esten Was on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”?

This summer while we’re taking an unwanted break from “Nashville,” we’ve spent some time scouring the internet for clips of our favorite characters. Mostly it’s just videos of Chip Esten, but we love them all equally. We have a millionaire dollar question for y’all– how in the world did we miss our beloved Deacon on … Read more