This weekend, October 4th and 5th, the Grand Ole Opry is celebrating its 88th birthday. The show that made country music famous has been on the air without missing a beat for 88 years now. It is a piece of history and America’s longest running radio show! The Opry has had various homes, survived and kept the music playing through floods, been a place to mourn, and a place to celebrate. ... read more!
According to Music Row “Night Train” singer Jason Aldean will help bring attention to National Breast Cancer Awareness month. He will put on his eighth annual “Concert for the Cure” concert, which will be held Friday, Oct. 25th in New Orleans at his sold out 2013 Night Train Tour stop at the New Orleans Arena. ... read more!
On “The View” last week I heard Charles (Chip) Esten, who plays Deacon Claybourne on ABC’s hit drama “Nashville” talk about his now 13 year old daughter Addie having Leukemia ten years ago. Thank goodness she is doing great and Chip is now very involved in raising money and awareness for Leukemia. ... read more!
Singer/songwriter Austin Webb’s new single “Slip On By” is creating a lot of buzz. It is one of the songs that is leaving it’s mark on the hearts of country fans everywhere. Recently we had the chance to sit down and talk to Austin about the new single, his upcoming album, musical influences and more. Afterward he did our fun “Five Favorites” feature. ... read more!
Recently I saw “Nashville’s” Charles (Chip) Esten on “The View.” He plays the good hearted, but troubled Deacon on the show. While “Nashville” fans may be used to seeing him in a more serious role, the actor is also known to be quite funny. He used to be on the show “Whose Line is it Anyway” and did a few off the cuff hilarious hoedown songs! ... read more!
According to Vince Gill’s official website you can soon see and hear Eric Claptons’s great Crossroads Guitar Festival right from your own living room. Spring in New York City, Eric Clapton once again assembled an unparalleled lineup of the world’s most celebrated guitarists for the fourth incarnation of his legendary Crossroads Guitar Festival. ... read more!