Aaron Watson Is Keeping The Cowboy In Country Music
Jan19

Aaron Watson Is Keeping The Cowboy In Country Music

In an increasingly competitive industry, thanks in large part to social media and furthered technology, it’s more vital than ever to know who you are and what you’d sacrifice for further success. I recently caught up with independent artist, Aaron Watson, while he was in Chicago for a performance at Joe’s Live in Rosemont, IL, and we spoke about all things country music, as well as what has contributed to his blossoming success....

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Join @MoPitney for a Twitterview on Country Music’s #CMchat
Jan18

Join @MoPitney for a Twitterview on Country Music’s #CMchat

Country Music’s #CMchat welcomes Mo Pitney for a half hour Twitterview on Monday, January 23rd starting at 9pET/6pPT.  You can check out Mo Pitney’s new album “Behind This Guitar“ featuring his current hit “Everywhere” here. Make sure you’re following @MoPitney on Twitter as well as your host (me) @JessicaNorthey. Additionally be sure you’re following @CMchatlive so you can participate...

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Why Dan + Shay’s New Video is Something Everyone Needs to Watch
Jan17

Why Dan + Shay’s New Video is Something Everyone Needs to Watch

Some of the hardest subjects are tackled through music and only a select few artists can do so correctly. Last night, Dan + Shay released a music video for their newest single “How Not To” that sent me into a multitude of emotions. The video begins at an AA meeting where two people meet and have a connection, but there are some deeper seeded issues. It takes us through both of their journeys and how they abused alcohol...

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Candi Carpenter Blazes A New Trail With Debut Single
Jan16

Candi Carpenter Blazes A New Trail With Debut Single

There’s something to be said for a good heartbreak song. Country radio is filled these days with good times, dance club hook-ups and maybe the occasional Carrie Underwood revenge song (thank God for those). But where is the raw emotion and the bitterness of betrayal that for decades made country music great? It’s something that is sorely missing on the dial these days. Thankfully, an up-and-coming country singer from Toledo, OH, Candi...

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Getting to Know Newcomer Taylor Acorn
Jan12

Getting to Know Newcomer Taylor Acorn

Taylor Acorn is completely new to the country music scene, but you wouldn’t be able to tell after you listen to her sing a few bars. Originally from Virginia, Taylor Acorn knew that country music was her dream. While going to college in Pennsylvania, she would spend all of her time writing, singing, or making YouTube videos. Already accumulating 1.5 million streams on Pandora and opening for some of the hottest stars in country...

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Diamond Rio Thrills Frederick Fans
Jan10

Diamond Rio Thrills Frederick Fans

For 25 years Diamond Rio has been making hits. So when the Grammy award-winning super group took the stage on December 21st at The Weinberg Center in Frederick, MD I knew I was in for a real treat. The band opened with “Kissable Hugable Lovable Unbelievable” which was enticing. You wanna know what 25 years of performing music will do? It makes you nearly flawless on stage. They performed some of their most beloved hits...

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