Country Music Comradery and Gratitude Shined at Stars and Strings
Nov27

Country Music Comradery and Gratitude Shined at Stars and Strings

On November 15, 2017, CBS Radio’s third annual Stars and Strings took over the Chicago Theatre for a much-needed night of country music in an atmosphere of unity. The stars featured this year were Lindsay Ell, Kelsea Ballerini, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, and Sam Hunt. The stripped-down acoustic music format mixed with the comradery between the artists and the abundant gratitude towards our veterans made...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Darius Rucker
Nov22

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Darius Rucker

Just one month ago,Capitol Records Nashville recording artist, Darius Rucker, released his fifth country album, When Was The Last Time. Rucker recently made a trip to Chicago to perform at CBS Radio’s Stars and Strings, a star-studded performance for Veteran’s Day. I caught up with Darius before his show and picked his brain about his music, success, and the authenticity of the country music industry. Before you released your...

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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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Exclusive: Darius Rucker ‘Southern Style’ Interview
Jun18

Exclusive: Darius Rucker ‘Southern Style’ Interview

There’s a new sound on Southern Style, the fourth country disc from Darius Rucker. The superstar says that there is definitely a little more traditional element to the record, especially on tracks such as “Good For A Good Time” and “Homegrown Honey,” the set’s first single. “That’s what we were going for with this one. We wanted to make it twangier and a little more countrier than the other records,” he says. “We were lucky that we...

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iHeartRadio vs Opry Ready Rosters to Help City Of Hope #StrikeOutCancer 6/13 First Tennessee
May27

iHeartRadio vs Opry Ready Rosters to Help City Of Hope #StrikeOutCancer 6/13 First Tennessee

In case you missed our “tease” yesterday it was Deana Carter who’ll be joining us at the 25th Annual City Of Hope Celebrity Softball Game to help Strike Out Cancer! CONGRATS to our winner. As soon as they get back to me I will announce their name, unless they want it public then in case you’ll just see them at the game, or not! 😉 Grand Ole Opry and iHeartRadio ready their rosters  as they prepare to strike out...

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