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 Exclusive Interview: A Thousand Horses
Jun19

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: A Thousand Horses

2015 was a breakout year for Big Machine’s A Thousand Horses. Their debut single, “Smoke,” climbed all the way to the top of the Billboard charts, and their first album, Southernality, hit No. 3 on the Country Album charts. Now, it’s two years later, and they are hoping for a similar result with their follow-up project Bridges. The lead single, “Preachin’ To The Choir,” is climbing the singles chart, and lead singer Michael Hobby...

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Chicago Got Fired Up With A Thousand Horses and Easton Corbin
Apr06

Chicago Got Fired Up With A Thousand Horses and Easton Corbin

On March 30, 2017, BIG 95.5 hosted a special concert event, Rise From The Fire at the eminent Joe’s Live in Rosemont, IL. The concert, sponsored by Jack Daniel’s, highlighted and praised some of our local first responders (including a surprise proposal by one gentleman) and featured two hours of stripped-down performances by A Thousand Horses and Easton Corbin. Check out these fiery highlights from the night! A Thousand Horses...

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Concert Review: Jason Aldean – We Were Here 2016 Tour
May12

Concert Review: Jason Aldean – We Were Here 2016 Tour

On May 7th 2016 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD Jason Aldean’s We Were Here Tour pulled into town. Between the amphitheater and the lawn, Merriweather holds roughly 20,000 people and this show was a sell out. RCA Nashville’s Dee Jay Silver is one of the first DJs to sign a record deal with a major Nashville label and he most certainly brings a lot of hype to these live shows. Silver was also part of...

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Concert Review: Darius Rucker Southern Style Tour in Chicago
Oct12

Concert Review: Darius Rucker Southern Style Tour in Chicago

Darius Rucker, alongside pals David Nail and A Thousand Horses, kicked off the second leg of the Southern Style Tour in Chicago, Illinois, at The Allstate Arena on October 8, 2015. A medley of horse themed songs pranced through the speakers as rising country sensation, A Thousand Horses, opened up the night. Their set brought wild energy with their full band and back-up singers all pumped up to ensure we all had a good time. Their...

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