The California Desert’s City of Festivals to Host Stagecoach
Feb23

The California Desert’s City of Festivals to Host Stagecoach

It all began in 2007, the year of the inaugural Stagecoach Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Founded by Paul Tollett, the creator of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, the Festival is primarily country, but artists from folk, bluegrass, roots rock, and alternative country will also perform. The complete festival information is located here. For the 12th annual event, the lineup is as impressive as...

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Here’s Why Chicago Is Special To LANco
Jul27

Here’s Why Chicago Is Special To LANco

Chicago is home to landmarks such as Millennium Park, the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and Wrigley Field; but did you know it’s also a place of significance for LANco? I recently sat down with the rising country music stars while they were back in town to perform at the Windy City Smokeout. They divulged on their new music and why Chicago holds a special spot in their hearts. You’re currently signed to Sony Music Nashville,...

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The Smokin’ Best Moments of Windy City Smokeout 2017
Jul21

The Smokin’ Best Moments of Windy City Smokeout 2017

Brandon Lancaster, of LANco, described the Windy City Smokeout best when he looked out into the crowd in awe during his Friday night performance, “This is so great. A bunch of strangers gathered together to share one love – music.” The three-day festival was held in the heart of Chicago, backed up to the Chicago River, and was enhanced by the Chicago skyline. It delivered the very best in craft beer, top-notch BBQ joints from all over...

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3 Reasons You Need to go to Country Fest Ohio
Jun28

3 Reasons You Need to go to Country Fest Ohio

Country Fest Ohio is a non-stop three-day party in which your favorite country artists come to life. There’s nothing like a country music festival, so if you didn’t go this year, here are three reasons why you have to go next year. New artists: Kane Brown had a major task ahead of him- kick off country fest. Breaking into the country music scene not long ago, Kane gained fans through social media and won my heart with his...

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All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard
Apr23

All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard

  I was blessed to be able to attend the sold out Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard a couple weeks ago. Featuring rock and country artists’ renditions of songs made famous, and mostly written by Merle. The event was emceed by W. Earl Brown (Deadwood). The performances were recorded, likely to be released in a special. Set List Ben Haggard and The Strangers – “What Am I Gonna Do (with the rest of my...

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