- 12:57 am Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 by Jake Stewart
Today, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced changes to the 2019 schedule with the addition of an extra day and a concert-only performance by country music entertainer and icon George Strait. The 2019 Rodeo will now run for 21 days Monday, Feb. 25 — Sunday, March 17. Strait will perform on the final night, marking his 30th RODEOHOUSTON® performance.
“We are extremely excited to welcome George Strait back to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo,” said Joel Cowley, Rodeo president and CEO. “George has a long history with the Rodeo, first taking the stage back in 1983. He’s been with [More]
- 12:55 am Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 by Jake Stewart
Dierks Bentley announced the inaugural SEVEN PEAKS MUSIC FESTIVAL today. Destined to be the most fresh and eclectic country festival this summer, Seven Peaks Music Festival will converge over three days with multiple stages and a campground set in front of the awe-inspiring collegiate peaks mountain range in Buena Vista, CO this Labor Day Weekend (Aug 31-Sept. 2).
Bentley, who will take the stage several times over the course of the weekend, has invited friends and collaborators Miranda Lambert, Brothers Osborne, Elle King, LANCO, Del McCoury, Sam Bush and The Cadillac Three as the first announced artists to play, with more to be revealed [More]
- 3:14 pm Saturday, April 7th, 2018 by Jake Stewart
On April 5, Urban announced the release date for his new album Graffiti U and fans will be getting new music very soon. Graffiti U will be out on April 27. Keith Urban also announced the 13- song track list for his new album.
1 “Coming Home”
2 “Never Comin’ Down”
3 “Same Heart”
4 “My Wave”
5 “Parallel Line”
6 “Drop Top”
7 “Way Too Long”
10 “Texas Time”
11 “Love the Way It Hurts (So Good)”
13 “Steal My Thunder”
- 12:56 am Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 by Jake Stewart
Kacey Musgraves’ new album, “Golden Hour,” is a representation of the changes the Grammy-winner has gone through in the past few years. As evidenced by the relaxed, self-assured feel of the album, the changes have been good for Kacey.
There are plenty of love songs on the album, which is a reflection of her romance with her husband, singer/songwriter Ruston Kelly. The couple wed in October of 2017.
For fans of Kacey’s first two projects, there’s still a bit of that bite we loved about her early songs in the disco-flavored “High Horse.”
While making “Golden Hour,” Kacey got a few nods from [More]
- 12:17 am Thursday, March 29th, 2018 by Jake Stewart
Miranda Lambert’s beloved Airstream, dubbed “Wanda the Wanderer,” just got a ridiculously awesome makeover that has us wanting to run to the closest home improvement store stat.
Except the beauty of this remodel is that it’s not your average assemble it yourself furniture with fresh paint kind of job.
This is a job only sisters Amie Sikes and Jolie Sikes-Smith could pull off.
The Texas designers are better known to the world as the stars of HGTV’s “Junk Gypsies,” and the queens of salvaging hidden gems and treasures from flea markets and old farms and turning them into the fabulous and totally [More]
- 12:53 am Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 by Jake Stewart
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood were on hand to announce Ricky Skaggs as one of the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame Tuesday morning, March 27, in Nashville. Ricky will be formally inducted into the Hall of Fame this fall at the organization’s annual Medallion Ceremony.
The Hall of Fame’s class of 2018 will also include two posthumous inductions, fiddle player Johnny Gimble and Dottie West. Johnny’s playing can be heard on hundreds of classic hits and earned him two Grammys and five CMA Awards in his career. Dottie’s celebrated career spanned the early ’60s through mid-’80s and [More]
- 12:41 am Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 by Jake Stewart
You don’t have to wait until the April 15 telecast to find out all the winners of the ACM Awards. The victors in the three new artist categories were revealed by the Academy of Country Music on March 26. They were also notified over the weekend by show host Reba McEntire, and as you’ll see in the videos below, those calls got pretty emotional.
Brett Young has been named new male vocalist of the year, winning in a competitive category that also included Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Devin Dawson and Russell Dickerson.
Seven years after “American Idol” launched her career, Lauren Alaina [More]
- 12:40 am Monday, March 26th, 2018 by Jake Stewart
Congratulations to Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, who tied the knot in Nashville on March 24. Each shared a different wedding photo on Instagram the following day.
Maren sweetly captioned her photo “My last turn home,” citing a song they wrote together that was recorded by Tim McGraw.
- 12:35 am Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 by Jake Stewart
This is the happiest day of our country music lives! The official 2018 CMA Fest lineup is out, and we are so thrilled to see some of our favorite big names and newcomers on the list.
Perhaps the biggest “hallelujah” moment of the announcement is the news that Carrie Underwood will be performing on the festival’s main stage at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Carrie has taken a [More]
- 12:19 am Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 by Jake Stewart
Garth Brooks played a never-before-released song on his Facebook series, “Inside Studio G,” this week in support of Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez and the upcoming March for Our Lives protest happening across the country this Saturday, March 24.
In the final segment of his March 19 Facebook show, Garth read excerpts from Emma’s letter explaining the purpose behind the march to end gun violence.
She writes, “This isn’t a political rally. It’s literally a march for our lives. Please help us amplify our voices by using yours. Be part of this moment in time. I believe the young people [More]