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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7 Quick Clicks – Summer Songs
Jul07

7 Quick Clicks – Summer Songs

Summer is the season for rednecks, hillbillies and down home country folks. Fishing, boating and cook-outs are pretty much what we live for. Who would have thought there would be songs written specifically for these occasions? No matter if you are looking to cruise with the windows down while singing at the top of your lungs or just looking for a song to blast during a family cook out, these seven summer songs are perfect jams for any...

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5 Artists I’d Like to Camp with at Country Thunder
Apr06

5 Artists I’d Like to Camp with at Country Thunder

Country Thunder is known for more than its impressive artist line-up. Campsites at Country Thunder sell out within minutes, and for good reason. Country Thunder campsites are filled with music, food, dancing and endless drinks. Country concerts have nothing on Country Thunder. Here are five artists I would want at my Country Thunder campsite. 1. Flordia Georgia Line Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line love getting...

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Song Review: Jake Owen #RealLife
May30

Song Review: Jake Owen #RealLife

The first thing that came to my mind when I heard Jake Owen’s new song “Real Life” was CAKE. Not the kind you eat, but the band. Heard of them? The style of this song reminds me of Cake lead singer John McCrea’s sarcastic lyrics and deadpan voice. It’s a really interesting style for Jake Owen that definitely doesn’t sound like anything else out there or anything he’s done before. It’s...

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Concert Review: Kenny Chesney – The Big Revival Tour Maryland
May30

Concert Review: Kenny Chesney – The Big Revival Tour Maryland

In 2014, Kenny Chesney took the year off from touring. It’s almost as if summer didn’t happen as he is the embodiment of all that is “Summertime.” That time off though was well spent by the veteran country singer as he focused on making one of his finest albums in years, The Big Revival. Chesney’s back on the road now with The Big Revival Tour and although it was late May, summer arrived early for those at the legendary Merriweather...

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