The Smokin’ Best Moments of Windy City Smokeout 2017
Jul21

The Smokin’ Best Moments of Windy City Smokeout 2017

Brandon Lancaster, of LANco, described the Windy City Smokeout best when he looked out into the crowd in awe during his Friday night performance, “This is so great. A bunch of strangers gathered together to share one love – music.” The three-day festival was held in the heart of Chicago, backed up to the Chicago River, and was enhanced by the Chicago skyline. It delivered the very best in craft beer, top-notch BBQ joints from all over...

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Lady Antebellum “You Look Good” Tour Headlines WMZQ Fest
Jul12

Lady Antebellum “You Look Good” Tour Headlines WMZQ Fest

98.7 WMZQ is one of the largest country stations in the DMV area and they host the biggest country music concerts every year, WMZQ Fest. It’s an entire day full of tailgating, food, drinks, and well..country music. An array of artists was scheduled to perform on the WMZQ side stage. Jackie Lee was first to perform and he is good stuff. A performance full of energy and grit, Jackie Lee made a huge impact on the crowd. Female...

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Jon Wolfe’s Any Night in Texas Comes to Oklahoma
Jul06

Jon Wolfe’s Any Night in Texas Comes to Oklahoma

Jon Wolfe returned to the historic Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK to celebrate the release of his third album Any Night in Texas and he bought Sunny Sweeney along for the release party. Though familiar with their music, I had yet to see either artist live. Sunny Sweeney took the stage for her first song “Better Bad Ideas,” a track from her newest album Trophy, and it wasn’t the last track from her new album that...

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Country Lakeshake 2017: Surprises And Memorable Moments
Jul05

Country Lakeshake 2017: Surprises And Memorable Moments

One of the most anticipated festivals in Chicago, Country Lakeshake, was back for its third time at First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, June 23-25. Lakeshake presents a continuous stretch of country music, social experiences, beautiful city weather and cool Lake Michigan breezes, all amidst a breath-taking backdrop of the Chicago skyline. Check out these surprises and memorable moments from this year’s fest! Canadian duo,...

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From A Fan’s Perspective: Weekend Warrior World Tour.
Jul04

From A Fan’s Perspective: Weekend Warrior World Tour.

When was the last time you experienced live country music? It is so much different than listening on the radio to a studio-produced track. In person, it’s more like being part of a really cool jam session. The venue plays an important part in the overall experience. Mattress Firm Amphitheater in Chula Vista checked all the boxes. The people that worked there made all the difference. Really nice and helpful – yes, that matters....

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Taste of Joliet Country Night Satisfied Appetites For Music
Jun30

Taste of Joliet Country Night Satisfied Appetites For Music

On June 24, the Taste of Joliet, a three-day festival located in the southwest suburb of Chicago, held their country music night on ATI Field at Joliet Memorial Stadium. Reaching crowds over the years an average of 10,000, the country night’s lineup is always highly anticipated, and this year’s crowd attendance was record-breaking. The Taste of Joliet has gained widespread circulation in the area (even expanding out to surrounding...

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