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Toby Keith’s ‘Should’ve Been A Cowboy Tour XXV’ Marks Debut’s Silver Anniversary

The song that started it all comes full circle in 2018 with the Toby Keith Should’ve Been A Cowboy Tour XXV presented by Ford F-Series. Released to radio 25 years ago this month and went on to be the most played country song of that decade, “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” kicked off a multi-platinum career that – appropriately since it was written solely by Toby – eventually led to his induction in the Songwriters Hall of Fame (2015). ... read more!

International Multi-Talented Irish Artist Mags Earns Three-Month 12th And Porter Residency In Nashville

Not all music starts out in Nashville, but much of it makes a mark there. Mags, an Irish pop-rock/country crossover vocalist, dancer and multi-instrumentalist has landed a three-month residency at 12 & Porter which began on Wednesday Feb. 21 with two shows in front of industry VIP’s, media and fans from across the country. The accomplished singer-songwriter, and her talent to perform at high speed, traditional Irish tap dancing while playing a fiddle has earned her many accolades. ... read more!

Legendary Country Artist Dwight Yoakam To Launch SIRIUSXM Bakersfield Sound Channel

To say it’s about time is an understatement. Country icon Dwight Yoakam will launch a SIRIUSXM channel called “DWIGHT YOAKAM AND THE BAKERSFIELD BEAT” this Spring. Curated by Dwight, the channel will feature music from his career, as well as from his musical friends, including Buck Owens, Wynn Stewart, Tommy Collins, The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Eagles, The Blasters, Lucinda Williams and more. Additionally, the channel aired a preview on SIRIUSXM’s “PRIME COUNTRY” channel starting Friday February 23rd and will end on Monday the 26th. ... read more!