The Academy of Country Music (ACM) announced winners of the ACM AWARDS in the Special Awards categories. These winners will be celebrated alongside winners of the ACM Industry Awards and Studio Recording Awards during the “12th Annual ACM Honors” at the Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, August 22nd. ... read more!
Lately I have been sidetracked by numerous things going on but when I get caught up I find so much I have missed. This time I hit the jackpot in one of my finds and it restores my faith that real country is out there to be heard and put on notice. Enter the young traditional country artist Randall King, a talent that will make you stand up and pay attention. ... read more!
It has been awhile since we had a chance to catch up with a good ole boy from Texas, so we jumped at the chance when it came on our radar. 2015 CRS (Country Radio Seminar) was a busy time for us and thanks to country artist Pat Waters for being part of it. The six generation Texas native made us feel like we knew him forever and swore we would catch up again. Forward to November 29th and it finally happened. ... read more!
A Merle Haggard Museum and Restaurant? YES PLEASE. The iconic singer/songwriter absolutely deserves a space devoted to him. The new Merle Haggard Museum and Merle’s Meat + 3 Saloon will be located at 121 Third Ave. S. in Nashville. The museum and restaurant is set to open in summer 2018. ... read more!
Taking us back to the roots of Country Music, Paul Bogart is sharing his new single “All that Cowboy Jazz” with the world stealing our hearts with a steel guitar as opposed to an electric guitar. Some say he is a young guy with an old soul since his brand of Country music is more like Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash than nearly anyone else you hear on Country Radio today. ... read more!
Legacy Recordings will release ‘Willie Nelson and the Boys,’ the eagerly-awaited second installment in the acclaimed ‘Willie’s Stash’ archival recordings series, on Friday, October 20. The Willie’s Stash series will present a variety of archival releases, each personally curated by Willie, culled from decades of recording and touring, providing unique perspectives on one of America’s most vital musical forces. ... read more!