5 Fun Facts: Carrie Underwood #TheStoryTellerTour
May04

5 Fun Facts: Carrie Underwood #TheStoryTellerTour

Carrie Underwood’s The Storyteller Tour is one the most anticipated tours of 2016 and for good reason – she’s a Superstar! Not only does she have great songs but her powerhouse vocals blow you away with every note. The tour has been going on for several months and it finally made its way to a sold out crowd at the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK. She brought along Easton Corbin and The Swon Brothers to entertain us and they did not...

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My Alt-Country History
Apr26

My Alt-Country History

When I first heard Eric Church singing “Jeff Tweedy was one bad mother” on the title track off Mr. Misundersood it occurred to me that there is likely a huge segment of new country fans who have no idea who Tweedy is through no fault of their own. It’s not like his music was ever played on country radio, which is a shame. If it wasn’t for trailblazing Alt-Country artists like Tweedy, I may never have heard artists like Church, Kenny...

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That’s My Jam!
Apr17

That’s My Jam!

You know you’ve done it. That one song comes on the radio and you find yourself dancing in the front seat of the car and singing at the top of your lungs while the person in the next vehicle over looks at you like you are the craziest person alive.  But you don’t care because that’s your jam!  These are 7 country music songs that make it hard to keep your hands at 10 and 2 while driving down the road. Garth Brooks “Callin’ Baton...

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7 Things That Made The 51st ACM Awards The Best One Yet
Apr12

7 Things That Made The 51st ACM Awards The Best One Yet

The Academy of Country Music knows how to put on a wonderful awards show experience. Country music brings people together and this year’s show and accompanying festivities completely proved that. I was lucky enough to be there in person, and for me, these are 7 Things That Made The 51st ACMs The Best One Yet. The Venue The venue was fantastic. The MGM Grand in Las Vegas was beautifully laid out with obviously a lot of work and...

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5 Artists I’d Like to Camp with at Country Thunder
Apr06

5 Artists I’d Like to Camp with at Country Thunder

Country Thunder is known for more than its impressive artist line-up. Campsites at Country Thunder sell out within minutes, and for good reason. Country Thunder campsites are filled with music, food, dancing and endless drinks. Country concerts have nothing on Country Thunder. Here are five artists I would want at my Country Thunder campsite. 1. Flordia Georgia Line Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line love getting...

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5 Things to Learn at a Granger Smith Concert
Mar22

5 Things to Learn at a Granger Smith Concert

Granger Smith’s career has been taking off. After reading other #CMchat Country Cadre reviews, I knew I HAD to see him in concert. Here are five things I learned seeing Smith at the Great American BBQ Festival in Chandler, AZ. Earl Dibbles, Jr. IS real. Earl Dibbles Jr. made an appearance at The Great American BBQ & Beer Festival. He is Smith’s alter ego. He’s a redneck, beer drinking, chew spitting, America loving country boy....

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