Country trailblazer Charley Pride is celebrating 50 years in the recording industry as he announces upcoming North American tour dates throughout 2016. ... read more!
How many of you can use a day off to golf and be a part of something special? Country music star Darryl Worley is set to host this year’s Waddell & Reed 2016 charity golf tournament benefiting Christmas 4 Kids on Friday, May 6 at the Hermitage Golf Course in Nashville. Darryl, along with fellow country singers Jeff Bates, Rudy Gatlin of the Gatlin Brothers and newcomer James Robert Webb will all donate their time and golf swings to make this Christmas a little more memorable for underprivileged children in Middle Tennessee. ... read more!
A festival with a stellar lineup is beneficial for the soul, taking one away if only for a while from everyday life. Not everyone is that fortunate to enjoy some time out from things in their lives, but will benefit none the less. Organizers of the 4th Annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam country music festival, set for September 2-4, 2016 in beautiful Panama City Beach, FL, are proud to announce a commitment to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. ... read more!
Martina McBride’s career boasts 14 Gold records, nine Platinum honors, three Double Platinum Records, and two Triple Platinum awards. She has earned more than 15 major music awards, including four wins from the Country Music Association and three titles from the Academy of Country Music for Female Vocalist of the Year. Martina continues to show why she remains a powerhouse with her latest release, “Reckless” out today. ... read more!
Earlier last year (2015) country music group, Lady Antebellum announced that they would be taking a much needed break to rejuvenate and recharge. Shortly after that announcement, group member, Charles Kelley revealed that he was working on a solo project. Kelley released his solo debut album, The Driver, earlier this year and received a great deal of praise from critics and peers alike. In November of 2015, Hillary Scott announced that she was also planning a solo project, a gospel album. Since then, we haven’t heard much or really anything about that project. 3 days ago, on April 23rd, Hillary posted a handwritten letter to fans on her Instagram and Twitter accounts announcing the first single from the record and giving more details on the record itself. ... read more!
I don’t want to scare anyone away, but this week’s Throwback Thursday starts with a math riddle. How can we go back exactly 30 years from today and get to 1982? It’s not any kind of new math, it’s because 30 years ago, in 1986, Randy Travis’ song “1982” was climbing the charts. ... read more!