Three Things I Love About Sam Hunt’s “Downtown’s Dead”
May16

Three Things I Love About Sam Hunt’s “Downtown’s Dead”

Sam Hunt has new music and as always, it was more than worth the wait. It’s been 15 months since “Body Like A Backroad” soared to number one for many, many weeks on country airplay charts. But if you’re expecting something like “Body Like A Backroad” well, then you won’t find it. The thing about Sam is that no matter what songs he puts out, there always different. I think that’s why...

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Country Music Comradery and Gratitude Shined at Stars and Strings
Nov27

Country Music Comradery and Gratitude Shined at Stars and Strings

On November 15, 2017, CBS Radio’s third annual Stars and Strings took over the Chicago Theatre for a much-needed night of country music in an atmosphere of unity. The stars featured this year were Lindsay Ell, Kelsea Ballerini, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, and Sam Hunt. The stripped-down acoustic music format mixed with the comradery between the artists and the abundant gratitude towards our veterans made...

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Devin Dawson Confronts Remarks And Lays Out Truth In Autobiographical “Dark Horse”
Oct18

Devin Dawson Confronts Remarks And Lays Out Truth In Autobiographical “Dark Horse”

Devin Dawson, one of the newest kids on the block, has proven to be quite an enigma. He hardly smiles for photos (a wry smile is given at best), uses a monochromic filter for all pictures, and had a little foray into metal music before venturing down to be a singer-songwriter in country music. But, it is this very enigmatic character of the Orangevale California native, his songwriting flair and groovy country-pop debut single...

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Chase Bryant Covers “Body Like A Back Road” and It’s Amazing
Aug10

Chase Bryant Covers “Body Like A Back Road” and It’s Amazing

Scrolling through Facebook today I only expected to see news about Dustin Lynch’s new album and tour. But that’s when I saw Chase Bryant’s video covering Sam Hunt’s electrifying and smash-hit “Body Like A Back Road.” This video did the cover, but it also showed him practicing the tune on his guitar and he even added horns. I hope Chase decides to put this on his next album. His voice fits the song...

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Cassie’s Kick-ass Country: July Recap
Jul31

Cassie’s Kick-ass Country: July Recap

We have plowed through two months of  Cassie’s Kick-ass Country. I can’t believe how many people have listened and reached out to me about the podcast. We have a new look, but don’t worry it’s the same podcast! Let’s recap July: EP. 8: April Kry I sat down with singer/songwriter April Kry. We talked about her latest single, “While We’re Young” and the meaning behind the song. Her motto is most...

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