A Country Christmas Is Coming To Town
Dec02

A Country Christmas Is Coming To Town

Christmas is my favorite holiday! I love the family gatherings, the wonderful food, and country artists singing Christmas songs. There’s nothing like Christmas, so until December 25th, these new albums will be on repeat. Don’t you love the holidays? Kacey Musgraves – A Very Kacey Christmas The album was released on October 28th and it features artists like Willie Nelson, Leon Bridges, and The Quebe Sisters. “Working...

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Festival Review: G Fest Muskogee, OK
Jun24

Festival Review: G Fest Muskogee, OK

The late Merle Haggard put the small town of Muskogee, OK on the radar of country fans everywhere with his song “Okie from Muskogee.” That town showed us again how great it is by putting together G Fest – an impressive three-day summer music festival that featured over 80 acts on four stages. Funded through several different agencies including The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, The City of Muskogee, City of Muskogee Foundation and...

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#7QuickClicks: 7 Artists Who Are Keepin’ It Country
Mar11

#7QuickClicks: 7 Artists Who Are Keepin’ It Country

Today’s country music is filled with tan legs, short shorts and Fireball whiskey. Somewhere along the way we lost the connection and the storytelling. While sippin’ Fireball in a cornfield is still a story, it’s not necessarily a meaningful one. Also, where have the steel guitars, fiddles and banjo’s disappeared to? Well, they haven’t gone far, in fact, there are plenty of country music artists today who...

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7 Ways The 2015 Windy City Smokeout Blew My Mind
Aug12

7 Ways The 2015 Windy City Smokeout Blew My Mind

The Windy City Smokeout was held July 10-12 in the heart of Chicago. The Chicago River and the Chicago Skyline made spectacular backdrops while country music, BBQ and beer provided a three-day escape from the monotonous grind of every day life. Below are the 7 Ways The 2015 Windy City Smokeout blew my mind! 1. Encore Proposal During Lee Brice As the anticipation built up for Lee Brice’s encore, something unexpected took place. A...

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Album Review: Kacey Musgraves Pageant Material
Jun22

Album Review: Kacey Musgraves Pageant Material

It’s funny that reviewers can listen to the same album and have so many different opinions. One review I read of this disc stated it was more “Nashville Friendly” than Kacey Musgraves’ 2013 debut Same Trailer Different Park. After listening to this disc a few times, I’m still trying to figure that one out. The reviewer wasn’t saying the album was bad – far from it – but I hear nothing on this album to show that Musgraves has sold out...

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