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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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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#CMchat Presents: Song Behind the Story #Tucson #ArizonaOriginals
Jun27

#CMchat Presents: Song Behind the Story #Tucson #ArizonaOriginals

Get ready to toe tap to some Southwestern Country Music with Arizona Originals Tucson songwriters at The Rialto for “Song Behind the Story” on July 8th. The spotlight will shine on the magic that happens when pen and guitar meet, Southwestern Country style. Enjoy a taste of Nashville in the Old Pueblo, a sound that captures your ear and the lyrics, your heart. The showcase features an All-Star lineup of Arizona Originals  Artists...

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Get Ready for 2017 #BayouCountrySuperfest in #FollowYourNOLA @VisitNewOrleans
May18

Get Ready for 2017 #BayouCountrySuperfest in #FollowYourNOLA @VisitNewOrleans

This year the 2017 Bayou Country Superfest three-day mega concert will be held in New Orleans, LA. To kick-off the weekend, there will be an outdoor evening celebration on Friday, May 26 in Champions Square, which will be free and open to the public, followed by two huge nights of performances on Saturday and Sunday (May 27 and 28) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on a spectacular stage by some of the biggest names in country music....

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Kix Brooks stars in “You’re Gonna Miss Me” Movie with John Schneider
May05

Kix Brooks stars in “You’re Gonna Miss Me” Movie with John Schneider

From Vaquero Entertainment and Team Two Entertainment, the minds behind successful films including Ambush at Dark Canyon, music videos with millions of views for country music artist Randy Houser (“Like a Cowboy” and “We Went”) and the award-winning short film Common Threads, You’re Gonna Miss Me, is the next chapter in the proud film history of Southern Arizona. To celebrate the premiere of the film, directed by Dustin Rikert and...

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All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard
Apr23

All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard

  I was blessed to be able to attend the sold out Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard a couple weeks ago. Featuring rock and country artists’ renditions of songs made famous, and mostly written by Merle. The event was emceed by W. Earl Brown (Deadwood). The performances were recorded, likely to be released in a special. Set List Ben Haggard and The Strangers – “What Am I Gonna Do (with the rest of my...

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