#CMchat Exclusive Interview: The Buffalo Ruckus
Aug11

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: The Buffalo Ruckus

Texas southern soul/Americana band The Buffalo Ruckus took its first “boot-stomping rhythms, howling vocals, and spear-in-the-back guitar leads” in 2013 towards their overall objective: Spread the Ruckus. The next year, they released their debut self-titled album and won both the Shiner Rising Star and the Texas Music Showdown. Since then, they have performed on the nationally syndicated Troubadour, TX television show, at Billy Bob’s...

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.@GrangerSmith & @EarlDibblesJr Double the Pleasure at @DNDTucson #YeeYee
Feb09

[email protected] & @EarlDibblesJr Double the Pleasure at @DNDTucson #YeeYee

Sometimes you go to a show and are transported into another world — one where the artist and his/her/their fans are the only ones in existence. That’s exactly what happened when Granger Smith along with his alter ego, Earl Dibbles, Jr., brought his show to Tucson, Arizona’s Denim & Diamonds last week. Texas born opening act, Sam Shupak, prepped the crowd for the excitement that only Granger Smith and his band can...

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.@KipMooreMusic Introduces New Song #HeartsDesire (Watch Live Performance!)
Sep25

[email protected] Introduces New Song #HeartsDesire (Watch Live Performance!)

At the crossroad where rock meets country there is a man named Kip Moore. Far from a conventional country crooner, Kip is able to achieve the perfect mix of the two genres, creating a sound all of his own. In fact, in the past, Country Music #CMchat has compared Kip’s music to a twangy Guns ‘N’ Roses sound. Now, with his new release, “Heart’s Desire,” Kip leaves behind the Axl Rose for something...

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Was Rock Group Guns N’ Roses a Potential Country Music Group Way Back When?
Aug08

Was Rock Group Guns N’ Roses a Potential Country Music Group Way Back When?

Eh, most likely (definitely) not. But I did stumble across this tune today while driving in my car. The song is called “Used To Love Her”. It’s an acoustic song which was released in 1988 and can be found on the G ‘N’ R Lies album. I did a little research because it doesn’t sound like your typical Guns N’ Roses song. Apparently, the song is rumored to have been written as a joke by Axl Rose about his dog. The story was that he had to...

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.@TheTimMcGraw #SundownHeavenTown Tour Review
Jul13

[email protected] #SundownHeavenTown Tour Review

Tim McGraw, along with Cassadee Pope and Kip Moore, brought the #SundownHeavenTown Tour to West Palm Beach, Florida Friday night, July 11th. Between the heat in the air and the heat on the stage, the tour kicked off the Cruzan Amphitheatre summer concert series in the hottest of ways! With temperatures in excess of ninety degrees, coupled with South Florida humidity that creates a heaviness in the air akin to that of pea soup, the...

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