#FlashbackFriday Martina McBride
Sep07

#FlashbackFriday Martina McBride

It’s Friday, and you know what that means! That’s right – it’s #FlashbackFriday. Today, we are featuring country music legend, Martina McBride. She has one of the most iconic voices of all music genres, but more importantly, the messages behind her songs will tug at your heartstrings. In no particular order, here are our top 5 favorite Martina McBride songs that are sure to give you all the feels this #FlashbackFriday. “A Broken...

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John Mayer’s Finds His “Blood” Flowing Through Country Radio
May03

John Mayer’s Finds His “Blood” Flowing Through Country Radio

Mother, Father, Brothers; what do they all have in common? “In The Blood”. Taken off “The Search for Everything”, John Mayer’s latest release since “Paradise Valley” (2013), Mayer explores the themes of kinship, love and the inevitable familial traits that we inherit. “How much of my love will be insane to some degree? / Will I dim the lights inside me just to satisfy someone? / Does a...

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7 Tips for Excellent Concert Pit Etiquette
Mar31

7 Tips for Excellent Concert Pit Etiquette

As we head into festival season, it is highly likely that you will find yourself in the pit area at some point in the prime of the concert season. As an avid concert pit attendee, I’ve seen it all in terms of embarrassing moments, awkward situations, and filthy behavior. I realized that it would do others well to share some guidelines and suggestions on how to act appropriately while in the pit at a concert. Pass it along! Pace...

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Aaron Lewis Calls Out Artists Diluting Country Music
Sep20

Aaron Lewis Calls Out Artists Diluting Country Music

At a recent concert in Colorado, Aaron Lewis rifled off a few choice names of artists he believes are diluting country music. This came before the performance of his new single: “That Ain’t Country”. The former singer of Nu Metal band Staind released his second country album, entitled Sinner, on September 16th. Looks like there’s sure to be a few artists that feel sinned against by the out-spoken Lewis. He pre-empted this rant by...

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How You Become an Opry Member
Sep07

How You Become an Opry Member

Ever wonder how someone becomes a member of the Grand Ole Opry? I did too and am guessing you want to know as well since you’re reading this! When I was growing up I always looked at the Opry as if it were a magical place. Most girls looked at Cinderella’s Castle for the magic, but I knew the real magic happened inside the Grand Ole Opry. But let’s go back to the beginning. The Grand Ole Opry made “Country Music Famous” and it all...

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Is Cadillac Three Too Country for Country?
Aug11

Is Cadillac Three Too Country for Country?

Country-rock trio The Cadillac Three keep having to prove themselves in their own genre, leading this writer to believe, The Cadillac Three might be too country for country. The trio: Jaren Johnston, Kelby Ray Caldwell, and Neil Mason, have just released their second album Bury Me in My Boots, an album that builds on the ambition of their self-titled debut. So why does their sincerity keep getting questioned? In a recent interview...

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