Americana
Oct22

Americana

by Chuck Dauphin A few weeks ago, I wrote about the never-ending debate about the definition of Country Music. As tough as that is, it’s nothing compared to how one defines the term “Americana.” In writing about this topic, I’m going to be (gasp!) honest about my thoughts – as they were when you first started hearing the term to describe a musical genre. There were several artists who had been favorites of the Country genre who no...

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Support the Music!
Oct15

Support the Music!

Guest Post from Chuck Dauphin Country Music Editor Billboard  You might not realize it, but the next two weeks are very important for the fiscal health of Country Music. On Tuesday, Jason Aldean will release his latest disc, Night Train. Then, the next week, Big Machine will roll out Red, the brand new album from reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Taylor Swift. To say that these releases are important in the world of Country Music...

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Keep Calm and It’s A Friday Thing with J. Jolley #CMchat
Oct12
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Join Colby Dee on #CMChat on Twitter Monday October 15, 8-9pCT
Oct09

Join Colby Dee on #CMChat on Twitter Monday October 15, 8-9pCT

 Join Colby Dee as guest on Country Music Chat aka #CMchat on Twitter, next Monday October 15, 8-9pCT You can participate in #CMchat by clicking on the hashtag, or using #CMchat in your tweets so they will show up in the stream for other chat participants to view. Another way to view the chat is to use this link: http://www.cmchatlive.com/chat/ and it will let you see the conversation in real-time at your own speed (its adjustable)...

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Premiere Live Tweet Event with Stars of ABC’s Nashville
Oct09

Premiere Live Tweet Event with Stars of ABC’s Nashville

Fall TV is here and the stars are live-tweeting premiere episodes. Over the past two weeks, many of television’s biggest stars live-tweeted the premiere episodes of their shows. On Wednesday, the highly anticipated Country Music Drama Nashville (@Nashville_ABC) will be debuting on ABC. To celebrate the premiere, @TwitterTV has assembled a cast of country music performers and influencers to live-tweet and give fans the real insider...

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