10 Bests of Windy City Smokeout
Jul28

10 Bests of Windy City Smokeout

The fifth annual Windy City Smokeout kicked off a three-day weekend full of the best BBQ, beer, and country music, nestled by the Chicago River and offering beautiful views of the Chicago skyline. Though there are several country music festivals throughout the nation, the Windy City Smokeout isn’t another cookie-cutter country music festival; it is known to non-stop WOW all of your senses and you’ll leave feeling...

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Justin Adams’ Latest EP Will Expand Your Musical “Horizon”
Jul11

Justin Adams’ Latest EP Will Expand Your Musical “Horizon”

If you’re on the search for something less “bro country” sounding, then Justin Adams’ latest EP, Horizon, might be your new favorite. You’ll find an eight-song collection of tunes that mesh 90’s country music with a contemporary feel. Part of that composition comes from Justin Adams’ voice, which is a little bit of modern country with a dab of traditional country; a familiar, yet unique sound which is prevalent all throughout this EP....

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The Top 8 Lakeshake Memories of 2018
Jul03

The Top 8 Lakeshake Memories of 2018

The fourth-annual Country Lakeshake set a record-high attendance for itself and was perhaps the wettest, muddiest, and most fun year yet. For those who aren’t familiar, Country Lakeshake is Chicago’s country music festival that boasts the city’s skyline backdrop, which was seen clearest from the lawn area or up high on the chair swings, all set to the hottest live country music playlist. The headliners this year were Blake...

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Abby Anderson’s Debut Single Explains Why It’s Important to “Make Him Wait”
May15

Abby Anderson’s Debut Single Explains Why It’s Important to “Make Him Wait”

Music runs deep in the veins of Black River Entertainment recording artist, Abby Anderson. As a member of her family (she is one of seven children), it was mandatory to take classical piano lessons as a child, and this is something Abby did from age five until 17. After finishing high school, she left her hometown of Dallas, Texas to pursue her music dream in Nashville, Tennessee, where she recently released her debut single, “Make...

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Drew Baldridge’s Latest Single Teaches how to be a “Gentle Man”
May11

Drew Baldridge’s Latest Single Teaches how to be a “Gentle Man”

Since Drew Baldridge has emerged as an artist on the rise, he has experimented with different musical sounds while keeping his signature “Drew Baldridge” vocals with a touch of twang. His latest single, “Gentle Man” is just that; a slight twang in his confident country vocals, set to a different style of smooth, gentle music this time. Written by Baldridge, Chris Yarber, and Robert Arthur, “Gentle Man” mesmerizes the listener...

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