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Album Review – Wade Hayes “Who Saved Who”
Where in the world has Wade Hayes been? He's been hiding in the same dark honky tonk on the edge of town as actual county music for the last decade or so. How country is his latest record Who Saved Who? The title track is about the love of his dog if that gives you any indication. That's to say his newest album is unapologetically country.
Margo Price Exits Third Man Records, Releases New Song
Margo Price is no longer signed with Jack White's Third Man Records, and is now signed with Loma Vista Recordings. Ahead of the release of her third record, Margo Price has unveiled a new song called "Stone Me." “After what feels like an eternity, I’m releasing a new song into the wild today," Price says.
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Member & Country Rocker Chris Darrow Dies
Chris Darrow, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, country rock pioneer and member of multiple influential bands including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and The Corvettes who backed up Linda Ronstadt, has passed away according to his representatives. He was 75-years-old. He was a centerpiece of country rock.
Country Music Hall of Fame Picks & Predictions for 2020
It's that time of year once again to consider who might be in the running for the precious few spots as the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame. At about this time, a secret committee commissioned by the CMA is going over their final ballots and whittling down the names to the few who will make it.
Tre Cool of Green Day Joins Willie Nelson on West Coast Tour
Tre Cool of Green Day has pretty much joined Willie Nelson's Family Band. Alright, that's probably a little presumptuous and hyperbolic, but there is definitely something cool going on here, and now it's happened a couple of times. It started when Willie Nelson played a show in San Francisco.
Sam Hunt Gets His Day in Court Today
Remember back in November when Sam Hunt was arrested for driving under the influence and having an open container in his car? And then once he left jail, he posted an apology on Twitter? Well today (Jan. 17) is the day that Hunt actually gets to tell his story in court to the people who... Read more »
Dustin Lynch Tells Small Town Stories in Tullahoma
Dustin Lynch is sharing the stories of small town America in Tullahoma, named for his own Tennessee Hometown. Already he’s landed back-to-back No. 1 hits with its first two singles, “Good Girl” and “Ridin’ Roads.” During a visit to CMT, he chatted about a few of its other tracks, his Cowboys and Angels Fund, and... Read more »
Luke Bryan Teases New Album, Tour
Luke Bryan will be ramping up his 2020 plans with a new album set for April 24, as well as a tour that kicks off May 28. Morgan Wallen will join Bryan on the Proud to Be Right Here Tour, with Caylee Hammack and Runaway June alternating the opening slot. Bryan said that he named... Read more »
This Telling Tweet Is Causing All Kinds of Trouble on Twitter
Hell hath no fury like thousands of country fans and artists scorned. There is currently a tweet causing a lot of angst on social media, because one radio station had the guts to reveal the sad, sad, truth. It all started when veteran entertainment journalist Chris Willman posted, “I turned on the 105.1 country station... Read more »
We Are Old Dominion Tour Adds 13 U.S. Dates
Old Dominion fans are gonna need that hotel key and possibly a passport in order to keep up with the band’s packed touring schedule in 2020. The group just announced 13 dates in the U.S. for the We Are Old Dominion Tour, beginning May 5 in Key West, Florida. Dustin Lynch and Carly Pearce will... Read more »