Concert Review: Big Barrel Country Music Festival – Day 3
Aug10

Concert Review: Big Barrel Country Music Festival – Day 3

Day 3 of the Big Barrel Country Music Festival certainly did not disappoint. Two of new country’s biggest acts followed a bluegrass legend, a hot indie artist and two classic country icons. Shakey Graves hit the Wildwood Stage in the afternoon with their brand of lo-fi indie country rock. Definitely one of the buzziest bands of the festival (the boys in Kacey Musgraves’ band were in attendance to see them as were the day’s openers,...

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GUEST POST: @JoeBonsall ‘On the Road with @OakRidgeBoys: 40 Years of Untold Stories & Adventures’
May14

GUEST POST: @JoeBonsall ‘On the Road with @OakRidgeBoys: 40 Years of Untold Stories & Adventures’

For Jessica Northey and CMchatLIVE.com On The Road With The Oak Ridge Boys by Joseph S Bonsall (me) is a total inside look at a legendary American Group who has been singing together for 42 years. I am proud to be a spoke in that wheel and writing this book has been a labor of total love. This is how we have done it and how we do it today and this book would actually make a great handbook for any music business student or a wanna be...

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.@MarySarahMusic Premieres New Music at #Nashville’s @ListeningRoom (Watch!)
Apr08

[email protected] Premieres New Music at #Nashville’s @ListeningRoom (Watch!)

Sometimes there are truly no words to describe the beauty of a live performance, especially when you live in Nashville and attend songwriters rounds often. There are many artists in this town who have the ability to win you over — mind, heart, and soul — but few who can stop the hands of time for an entire room of people. Mary Sarah did just that during a recent The Listening Room performance. In fact, she mesmerized...

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Congratulations to The @OakRidgeBoys – @CountryMusicHOF’s Newest Inductees!
Mar25

Congratulations to The @OakRidgeBoys – @CountryMusicHOF’s Newest Inductees!

They say every dog has its day, and it is FINALLY The Oak Ridge Boys’ long overdue day. News broke today that the Country Music Association Award-winning quartet (Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, Richard Sterban, and William Lee Golden) were elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame, with an official induction to come later this year. The Oaks have been one of the most beloved acts in country music since their 1973 chart debut,...

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.@CountryMusic Announces #CMAFest @LP_Field Artists
Mar04

[email protected] Announces #CMAFest @LP_Field Artists

The Country Music Association’s CMA Fest is one of the most anticipated times of the year for fans of the genre. It is a time when there is country music everywhere you turn, shows at every hour, and tremendous artists congregated in one place to celebrate the pride and joy of Nashville. This year, the exciting week will take place from June 11-14th, and CMA made the big announcement today regarding those who are scheduled to...

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