Headlines: Lauren Alaina iHeart 4th of July, Idol Parent Company New Chief

Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina to Perform in Bobby Bones-Hosted iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ Concert – Country’s biggest stars will be kicking off the Fourth of July weekend with special performances! PEOPLE exclusively announces iHeartMedia’s upcoming television and radio special, iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ, which will premiere on July 3. Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina will be singing live from the backyards of their respective homes for an evening of music and storytelling. Also, Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Whit Sellers, Geoff Sprung, and Brad Tursi of Old Dominion are set to perform during the show, which will be hosted by Bobby Bones.

‘American Idol’ Producer Industrial Media Hires New CFO As It Eyes Further M&A – Industrial Media, the parent company of American Idol producer 19 Entertainment and 90 Day Fiancé Sharp Entertainment, has hired former Blumhouse exec Roland Wieshofer as Chief Financial Officer as it looks to ramp up its M&A activity. Wieshofer, who was previously CFO at the horror studio, will replace Scott Frosch who has served as the Company’s CFO and COO since its 2018 launch. Frosch will join Industrial Media’s Board of Directors. Wieshofer, who will report to Industrial Media’s CEO Eli Holzman, will be responsible for financial leadership and strategy at the company and will manage acquisitions for the independent television production group. – Read more at Deadline

Live Recording of Our Table, Starring Melissa Errico and Constantine Maroulis, Available Now – Broadway Records has released a live concert recording of the new David Shire-Adam Gopnik musical Our Table, recorded at Feinstein’s/54 Below in January 2019. The cast includes Melissa Errico, Constantine Maroulis, Andy Taylor, Mark Nelson, Tyler Jones, and Analise Scarpaci, along with Errico’s daughter Juliette McEnroe. Book writer and lyricist Gopnik provides narration. The album also features a recording of a song from the score that was not included in the concert presentation, sung by Liz Callaway and Alice Ripley. – Read more at Playbill

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