By Gazette Staff – CEDAR RAPIDS — Country music star Jo Dee Messina brought her high-energy show to Kirkwood Community College on Saturday for the annual Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Country Concert. Messina brought the crowd of about 3,000 to its feet with her signature “Heads Carolina, Tails California” and kept them there with […]

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Jo Dee Messina showed off natural talent in Freedom Festival concert | HooplaMulti-platinum award winning country singer and songwriter Jo Dee Messina took the stage at the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival by doing an amazing, energetic show. Messina is one of the most familiar faces in modern country who has charted nine No. 1 singles […]

  TO JOIN THE BABBLE VOICES TEAM AS REGULAR BLOG CONTRIBUTOR ON BABBLE.COM THE ‘BACKSTAGE WITH FUMBLING MOM’ BLOG TO DEBUT THIS SUNDAY, JULY 1 WITH WEEKLY POSTS TO FOLLOW Multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter JO DEE MESSINA has joined the Babble Voices team as a regular blog contributor to JO DEE will be the first […]

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  The big word this year at the CMA Music Fest was WEATHER! I’ve been coming to this fest since I moved down here almost 10 years ago and every year seems hotter than the last…until 2012. Someone has been making deals with Mother Nature because she decided to ease up on the crews that […]

Nancy Dunham – Our Stage Jo Dee Messina may be a major country music star with a host of awards and No. 1 Billboard country singles, but her focus most days is her two young sons, Noah, 3, and Jonah, who was born in January. Just like any parent with a full-time career, Messina knows […]

Before Jo Dee’s Country Jam performance in Grand Junction, Colorado Chanel 11 News talks with her about what’s going on in her life lately.

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by Stephen L. Betts – The Boot Jo Dee Messina and her husband Chris Deffenbaugh welcomed their second son into the world on Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 11). Jonah Christopher Deffenbaugh was born at a Nashville hospital at 2:43 PM, weighing 6 lbs., 13 oz. He joins three-year-old big brother Noah. “Noah couldn’t wait to hold […]

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Check out an exclusive Bravo TV web clip of Kandi Burruss, Lil Ronnie, and Jo Dee Messina at lunch in Nashville, Tennessee.

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