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Bob Kingsley's Acoustic Alley Returns to CRS 2023 with an Impressive Lineup of Hit Songwriters and Artists

Radio Ink’s ‘Top Country PDs’ Awards to be Presented at Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley

(Nashville, TN – March 7, 2023) – The highly-anticipated “Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley” is returning to the Country Radio Seminar (CRS) in Nashville, and this year’s talent lineup is sure to impress. 


Hosted by Fitz of Country Top 40 with Fitz, the evening will feature a diverse group of hit songwriters and artists who will come together to perform some of their biggest hits in country music.


The impressive lineup includes:

  • Rhett Akins(“Boys ‘Round Here”/Blake Shelton, “Get Me Some of That”/Thomas Rhett, “When She Says Baby”/Jason Aldean)
  • Randy Montana(“I Hope You’re Happy Now”/Carly Pearce, “Beer Never Broke Heart”/Luke Combs, “Better Together”/Luke Combs)
  • Hunter Phelps (“New Truck”/Dylan Scott, “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen”/Chase Rice & Florida Georgia Line, “Cold Beer Calling My Name”/Jameson Rodgers & Luke Combs)
  • Bryan Simpson (Black River Entertainment artist/songwriter; “A Guy with a Girl”/Blake Shelton, “Better Than I Used to Be”/Tim McGraw, “Yeah”/Joe Nichols)
  • Jeffrey Steele(“The Cowboy in Me”/Tim McGraw, “These Days,” “What Hurts the Most,” “Here,” and “My Wish”/Rascal Flatts.)
  • Anthony Smith(“Run” and “Cowboys Like Us”/George Strait, “I’m Tryin’” and “Chrome”/Trace Adkins, “My Worst Fear”/Rascal Flatts, “Kristofferson”/Tim McGraw)
  • MaRynn Taylor(Black River Entertainment artist/songwriter)


In addition to the talented musicians, Radio Ink will present its “Top Country PDs” awards during the event, adding to the night’s excitement.


Sponsored by Country Top 40 with Fitz, Skyview Networks, and First Horizon Bank, with the bar sponsored by ASCAP, “Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley” will take place on Tuesday, March 14, from 7-9:30 PM at the Omni Nashville Hotel’s Legends D-G – Level 2.


“The talent lineup for this year’s ‘Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley’ is truly remarkable,” said Fitz. “We are excited to bring together some of the most talented songwriters and artists in country music for a night of incredible performances. This event has become one of the most highly-anticipated events of CRS, and we can’t wait to see everyone there.”


CRS 2023 is set to take place from March 13-15 in Nashville, and is the premier event for country music professionals from around the world.


To register for CRS 2023 and for more information on “Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley”, visit


Sponsored by Country Top 40 with FitzSkyview Networks, and First Horizon Bank, with bar sponsored by ASCAP, “Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley” will take place on Tuesday, March 14, from 7-9:30 PM in Omni Nashville Hotel’s Legends D-G – Level 2, closing out the second day of CRS 2023. 


CRS 2023 will feature a jam-packed schedule that includes Country Radio Seminar’s most anticipated events, including educational panels, networking, and workshops designed to provide instant, actionable takeaways. More agenda details surrounding the remainder of CRS 2023 will be released soon. 


CRS 2023 will take place Monday, March 13 – Wednesday, March 15, at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Registration for CRS 2023 is open and is available through


For more information, visit and follow CRS on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Additional information can be obtained by calling 615-327-4487.

About Country Radio Seminar (CRS): CRS is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio. CRS 2023 dates are set for March 13-15, 2023.


About Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc ®: The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc ® is a 501 © 3 non-profit organization founded in 1969 to bring radio broadcasters worldwide together with the Country Music Industry to ensure vitality and promote growth in the Country Radio format.