Latest Country News
Sturgill Simpson’s Premier of New Song “Sing Along”
Sturgill Simpson will release a new song and video called "Sing Along" on Tuesday, August 20th at noon as indicated by a premier event that populated on YouTube via Sturgill Simpson's official account on Monday (see below). It's the first taste of a new album coming this fall called Sound & Fury that will be accompanied by an anime film.
Tyler Childers Announces New Tour Dates – Ryman Residency
Riding the momentum of his recent #1 album 'Country Squire,' Tyler Childers has added to his 2019 tour dates, and added even more dates stretching into 2020, including another big stint in Europe, an important benefit show, and a four-night residency at the Country Music Mother Church, the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
KOKE-FM & KOKEFEST Prove Not All Country Radio is The Same
The commonality of criticizing country radio within the ranks of country music's classic and independent fans is pretty severe, and for good reason. Generally speaking, country radio is a blob of nationalized playlists and unimaginative music, and no curation by the DJs on the ground in local markets. But this doesn't mean all radio is bad.
Miranda Lambert Cites Dolly Parton As Her Country Music Icon
PBS is gearing up for the release of the extensive 8 part, 16-hour Country Music Documentary starting September 15th directed by Ken Burns. And ahead of the release, PBS is trying to engage the country music public by asking people to share who their favorite country music icon is. They started by asking Miranda Lambert, Vince Gill, & Ray Benson.
Willie Nelson “Doing Great” After Health Problems – Resuming Tour
Willie Nelson had a lot of folks worried when late on August 7th, he released a statement saying, “To my fans, I’m sorry to cancel my tour, but I have a breathing problem that I need to have my doctor check out. I’ll be back Love, Willie." The statement came after Willie had been performing at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio.
Some of the very best country songs have some of the very worst endings. But for Todd Cameron and Pat Pollifrone — the men behind brand new country duo Adairs Run — they thought they could flip that script, and tell the story of why a good guy matters so much to someone in a... Read more »
Jon Pardi Gives "Tequila Little Time" His Best Shot
Jon Pardi releases "Tequila Little Time" ahead of his Heartache Medication album
Randy Travis Exhumes Long-Lost "Lead Me Home"
A forgotten Randy Travis song called "Lead Me Home" is back on digital platforms.
Lee Ann Womack Never Settles for the Path of Least Resistance
"I Hope You Dance" Singer Lee Ann Womack Celebrates 53rd Birthday
The Game-Changing Message Carrie Underwood Had for Ty Herndon
The music business has not always been kind to Ty Herndon. He’d made his 1995 debut in a massive way, with an immediate hit right out of the gate, “What Mattered Most.” The hits kept coming, with eight top 20 songs in just four years. Herndon kept on making music — really, really solid songs... Read more »