Country Aircheck Weekly (9/17)

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» Just A Swingin': Former Entercom KMNB/Minneapolis MD/middayer Tricia "TJ" Jenkins has joined iHeartMedia's crosstown KEEY for weekends/swing. "Now I get to smile when I listen to TJ," PD Gregg Swedberg says. "We're lucky to have her talents on K102." Jenkins left KMNB in July (CAT 7/23).

» Buddy Lee Attractions Closes: Buddy Lee Attractions has closed after 54 years. There's no official word from the company, but staffers include CEO Donna Lee, President Mike Meade, Sr. EVP David Kiswiney, VP Steve Peck, and agents Joan Saltel, Anthony Wozniak, Jimmy Dasher, Aura Guadagno, Amy Aylward and Tayler Bock. BLA was founded as Aud-Lee Attractions in 1964. George Strait, Garth Brooks, Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson, Florida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean have all been on its roster at one time or another. More recent clients can be found here.


» Tour Support: EMI Nashville's Eric Church will kick off the Double Down TourJan. 18 in Omaha, hitting coliseums and arenas in 19 cities. He'll spend two nights in each city, except for the May 25 Nashville stop, which will be at Nissan Stadium. There will be no opening act. Ticket info, cities and dates here.