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Blackberry Smoke Releases 'Stoned' EP Photo Blackberry Smoke Releases 'Stoned' EP
by Michael Major - April 18, 2022

Recorded at Nashville’s Welcome to 1979 studio, the project was created for Record Store Day 2021 and consists of seven new versions of songs by The Rolling Stones: “All Down the Line,” “Sway,” “Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’,” “Tumbling Dice,” “Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me),” “I Got The Bl...
Adam Hood Releases New Song From Capricorn Studios 'Business With Jesus' Photo Adam Hood Releases New Song From Capricorn Studios 'Business With Jesus'
by Michael Major - April 18, 2022

The new song features the musical talents of modern southern rock icons Charlie Starr, Britt Turner and Richard Turner of Blackberry Smoke and was produced by Georgia's own, Brent Cobb. This collaboration is a masterful pairing of musicians creating southern music in its most authentic form. Plus, c...
Aaron Lewis' 'Frayed At Both Ends' Hits #1 as Bestselling Country Album in America Photo Aaron Lewis' 'Frayed At Both Ends' Hits #1 as Bestselling Country Album in America
by Michael Major - February 07, 2022

The album features a core band of Tom Bukovac, band leader Biff Watson and bluegrass award winner Seth Taylor, who joined Grammy-winning Dan Tyminski on acoustic and mandolin, dobroist Ben Kitterman, and supplemented with Sturgill Simpson vet Laur Joamets acoustic slide and baritone where needed and...
VIDEO: Megan Barker Shares 'Missin Mistletoe' Music Video Photo VIDEO: Megan Barker Shares 'Missin Mistletoe' Music Video
by Michael Major - December 23, 2021

Megan Barker came into this world with songwriting in her blood. Born in Nashville, Megan’s father wrote songs for legends like Ronnie Milsap, Barbara Mandrell, Hank Williams Jr. and more. Barker has opened concerts for superstars like Lee Brice, Montgomery Gentry, Eli Young Band and more....
Trace Adkins Shares Debut Single From MONARCH Series Photo Trace Adkins Shares Debut Single From MONARCH Series
by Michael Major - December 10, 2021

MONARCH is a Texas-sized, multi-generational musical drama about America’s first family of country music. The series stars Susan Sarandon, Anna Friel, Trace Adkins, Faith Prince, Callum Kerr, Beth Ditto, Josh Sasse, and Inigo Pascual. Listen to the new single and watch the extended trailer for the s...
Zachary Williams Releases New Single 'Her Picture' Featuring Ashley Monroe Photo Zachary Williams Releases New Single 'Her Picture' Featuring Ashley Monroe
by Michael Major - September 30, 2021

Williams' band, The Lone Bellow, has released five studio albums with one produced by Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Sturgil Simpson) and two produced by The National’s Aaron Dessner (Taylor Swift, Sharon Van Etten), including their most recent Half Moon Light. ...
Eddie Bayers, Ray Charles, Pete Drake, & The Judds Join the Country Music Hall of Fam Photo Eddie Bayers, Ray Charles, Pete Drake, & The Judds Join the Country Music Hall of Fame
by TV News Desk - August 16, 2021

Bayers and Drake tied and will both be inducted in the “Recording and/or Touring Musician” category, which is awarded every third year in rotation with the “Non-Performer” and “Songwriter” categories....
The Imaginaries Announce Album Release Tour Photo The Imaginaries Announce Album Release Tour
by Sarah Jae Leiber - August 02, 2021

They also flew in their drummer Rob Humphreys (Leonard Cohen, Jason Mraz) for the recording and worked with Chad Copelin (Sufjan Stevens, Christina Perri, Ben Rector) back in Oklahoma for keys and additional production as well as keyboardist Dan Walker (Heart). ...
Grayson Jenkins Releases Video For 'Low Down Lady' Photo Grayson Jenkins Releases Video For 'Low Down Lady'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 11, 2021

Although Jenkins started recording new music in 2019, and finished it by summer 2020, he held off putting it out during the pandemic, and holding onto the album has been “kind of a life vest of music,” he says....
Sam Williams Signs With UMG Nashville Photo Sam Williams Signs With UMG Nashville
by TV News Desk - June 08, 2021

Early releases from the debut album, “Shuteye,” “Can’t Fool Your Own Blood,” “The World: Alone,” and the most recent “10-4,” have garnered critical acclaim from American Songwriter, Billboard, NPR, The Tennessean, Rolling Stone and more....
Rodney Atkins Celebrates 2 Billion Pandora Streams With May 25 Dreamstage Concert in Photo Rodney Atkins Celebrates 2 Billion Pandora Streams With May 25 Dreamstage Concert in Nashville
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 11, 2021

Atkins also shares, “A billion of anything is a lot, but 2 billion streams on Pandora is more than I can imagine! I am honored and thankful to Pandora for the support and to the fans out there who listen.” ...
Operation Song to Release 'A Salute to Gold Star Families' Photo Operation Song to Release 'A Salute to Gold Star Families'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 28, 2021

Songwriters performing on the album include Jenn Franklin, Victoria Banks, Aaron G. Barker Sr, Becca Rae Greene, Cindy Morgan, Hunter Wolkonowski, Marc Beeson, and Stephen J.  Williams. ...
The McCrary Sisters Return with New Single 'Amazing Grace' on April 30 Photo The McCrary Sisters Return with New Single 'Amazing Grace' on April 30
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 13, 2021

It was originally recorded by the Blind Boys of Alabama, who performed regularly with The Fairfield Four, the legendary quartet of whom that the sister’s father - the Reverend Samuel McCrary co-founded, so it has special meaning for them....
Terry McBride Releases 'Live From The Castle' EP Photo Terry McBride Releases 'Live From The Castle' EP
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 23, 2021

In the past few years, he’s also stepped into the solo spotlight, releasing his latest album, Rebels & Angels, in October, and his current single from the album, 'Callin' All Hearts,' is #1 on the Texas Regional Radio Report this week....
Blackberry Smoke Marks 20 Years as a Band With the Release of 'You Hear Georgia' Photo Blackberry Smoke Marks 20 Years as a Band With the Release of 'You Hear Georgia'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 24, 2021

Across the album’s ten new songs, Blackberry Smoke continue to embody Georgia’s rich musical legacy as they have for the past two decades, honoring the people, places and sounds of their home state....
Comedian Byron Kennedy Signs With Marathon Talent Agency & Spielberg Entertainment Photo Comedian Byron Kennedy Signs With Marathon Talent Agency & Spielberg Entertainment
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 04, 2021

Byron Kennedy successfully transitioned from prosperous careers in radio and the music industry to in-demand comedian, and now he is entrusting his growing ­­­profession to two men credited with bringing arena-scale comedy to country music and the world...
Billy Bob's Texas 40th Anniversary Celebration To Include Hank Williams, Jr. Photo Billy Bob's Texas 40th Anniversary Celebration To Include Hank Williams, Jr.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 27, 2021

Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Billy Bob’s Texas first opened its doors in 1981. Since then visitors have enjoyed live entertainment each month when stars from the present and past grace the stages....
The Imaginaries' Set to Release Debut Album March 26 Photo The Imaginaries' Set to Release Debut Album March 26
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 26, 2021

Formed on the open plains of their home state of Oklahoma, husband and wife duo The Imaginaries’ Maggie McClure (piano, keyboard, vocals) and Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) are finally set to release their long-awaited self-titled debut album, The Imaginaries on March 26, 2021 ...
Sessions Presents An Evening With Country Music Superstar Dallas Smith And Friends Photo Sessions Presents An Evening With Country Music Superstar Dallas Smith And Friends
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 22, 2020

Sessions is excited to announce a special livestream performance by Country Music Superstar Dallas Smith & friends featuring Josh Ramsay, Jojo Mason, Shaw, Austin and Kristin Carter on January 30 at 6 PM PST / 9 PM EST....
Hank Williams, Jr. Will Stream Rare Unplugged Performance Photo Hank Williams, Jr. Will Stream Rare Unplugged Performance
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 11, 2020

Live-streaming music platform Sessions Live is excited to announce an intimate show with country music legend Hank Williams, Jr. on November 20th from the world famous Cowboy Bar in Jackson Hole, Wyoming....
Sam Williams Honors His Late Sister With Powerful New Song 'The World: Alone' Photo Sam Williams Honors His Late Sister With Powerful New Song 'The World: Alone'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 21, 2020

Today, country singer/songwriter Sam Williams shares “The World: Alone” in honor of his late sister Katie Williams’ 28th birthday....
Jared Ashley Releases New Single 'Stained' Photo Jared Ashley Releases New Single 'Stained'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 15, 2020

Singer/Songwriter Jared Ashley is set to captivate listeners with the release of his latest single “Stained”....
Video: The Imaginaries 'Walking On A Wire' Video Premiere Today | Filmed In The Dunes Photo Video: The Imaginaries 'Walking On A Wire' Video Premiere Today | Filmed In The Dunes Of Little Sahara State Park
by Robert Diamond - August 18, 2020

Oklahoma Americana husband / wife duo, The Imaginaries, Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) and Maggie McClure (keys, piano, vocals), are exclusively premiering their stunning video for their third single “Walking On A Wire” today with Cowboys & Indians Magazine – watch it HERE....
Dean Dillon, Marty Stuart and Hank Williams Jr. Announced for The Country Music Hall Photo Dean Dillon, Marty Stuart and Hank Williams Jr. Announced for The Country Music Hall Of Fame Class Of 2020
by Kaitlin Milligan - August 12, 2020

The Country Music Association is honored to announce the 2020 inductees for the Country Music Hall of Fame – Dean Dillon, Marty Stuart and Hank Williams Jr.  ...
Suzi Ragsdale's New Release Ghost Town Arrives October 9 Photo Suzi Ragsdale's New Release Ghost Town Arrives October 9
by A.A. Cristi - July 31, 2020

 If there were resumés for musicians, Suzi Ragsdale’s would certainly end up on the top of the stack. After taking part in her first recording session while in kindergarten, Ragsdale has been on a wild ride through the music industry where she’s written songs for the likes of Dierks Bentley and Mira...