China Needs Country Music

NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — James Stroud, president of Ronnie Gilley Entertainment and Stroudavarious Records has announced that he's agreed to partner with the People's Republic of China in a series of events to be held both in the U.S. and China.

Among the events being planned are a Bamajam Music & Arts Festival to be held in the province of Hunan in China on May 21st and a second BamaJam event slated fro June 4-6 in Enterprise, Ala.

At present, the lineup for the 2009 event includes Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Taylor Swift, Montgomery Gentry and Charlie Daniels among others.

"I am honored and excited to be involved in this first-ever initiative to share country music and our BamaJam concert internationally," Stroud says. "This is a celebration of music and entertainment — a common thread for people all over the world." – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers