Country Music

iParty: Kenny Chesney brings country music to Busch Stadium

Buy Now<p>Thomas Rhett (left) performs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Saturday, July 21, 2018. Photo by Jon Gitchoff<p>Kenny Chesney performs at Busch …

Kenny Chesney

Elmarie Wendel, '3rd Rock From the Son' Actress, Dies at 89

Wendel played the frisky landlady in the sitcom about ETs posing as humans on Earth<p>Elmarie Wendel, best known for playing the upstairs landlady and …

Los Angeles

Taylor Swift Gives "Once In A Life Time" Rain Show in East Rutherford

Talk about repu-TAY-tion — <b>Taylor Swift</b> has secured hers.<p>Rain did not stop, or even slow down, Taylor as she put on an amazing performance during …

Pop Music

Jason Aldean surprises fans before epic homecoming concert

ATLANTA – A long-awaited performance from country music fans came to light at SunTrust Park Saturday evening.<p>Macon bred country music star Jason …

Jason Aldean

Watch Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Team With Michelle Obama for New "When We All Vote" PSA

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are part of a new PSA for When We All Vote, a new national, nonpartisan not-for-profit that endeavors to bring together …

Michelle Obama

Lady Antebellum shout out police lip sync of their song

An Ohio police department's entry in a lip sync challenge sweeping the nation has gotten rave reviews — including from the country music group whose …

Lady Antebellum

Jason Aldean Shows Off Cutest Atlanta Braves Fan Ever

Based on Aldean's Instagram photo, his little boy is primed and ready to become a serious baseball lover!Continue reading…

Georgia Bulldogs

Concert review: Jason Aldean and friends pack SunTrust Park for homecoming show

It involved an hour-plus “severe weather” delay (though it never actually, um, rained), but <b>Jason Aldean</b> got to check off the second stadium concert …

Georgia Bulldogs

Lauren Alaina Announces Engagement to Alex Hopkins

Lauren Alaina announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend Alex Hopkins on July 21.<p>Lauren, who posted a pic on her Instagram page that shows off …

Jason Aldean

Lauren Alaina Engaged! Check out her ROCK!

1 hour ago<p>Saturday was a big day for Lauren Alaina. Not only was she back in her home state of Georgia playing to a sold out crowd an Suntrust Park,k …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Luke Bryan’s approachable charm shines during his third Twin Cities stadium show

Luke Bryan made history Saturday night when he played Minneapolis’ Target Field and became the first musical act to headline all three of the city’s …

Paul McCartney

Fury FC breaks Nashville’s heart

There has been a lot of great songs penned in Music City U.S.A., with a good many of them involving heartbreak, and the best ones making it all the …

Queen Elizabeth II

Abby Anderson Tearfully Accepts Offer to Make Her Opry Debut

Abby Anderson received the news most artists only dream about when she was asked to make her Grand Ole Opry debut last week. The "Make Him Wait" …

Grand Ole Opry

Milk ’Em in the Evening Blues – The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith

Contributed by Florian Hardwig<i><br>Source: http://folkways.si.edu Folkways Records. License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>This record cover for the “Old timers of …

Graphic Design

Who could next make jump from Next from Nashville to main stage at Faster Horses?

As Faster Horses enters its sixth year, the festival's promoter said that his favorite aspect has been watching acts from Next from Nashville make …

Festivals

Take a tour of the MIS infield during 2018 Faster Horses Festival

A trip through the infield at Michigan International Speedway during the Faster Horses Festival will expose you to everything from elaborate themes, …

Blake Shelton

Josh Abbott Writes and Performs Wedding Song for New Wife [Watch]

Could he have chosen a sweeter or more personal gift to his bride?Continue reading…

Cabo San Lucas

Lightning strikes woman at country music festival in Wisconsin

A woman attending a popular country music festival in Wisconsin was struck by lightning while she was apparently talking on her cellphone, according to reports.<p>Brittany Prehn, 22, of Woodstock, Illinois, was attending the Country Thunder Music Festival in Twin Lakes at the time of the accident …

Music Festivals

Kacey Musgraves Is Bringing People Together Through Music

From afar, it may seem that Kacey Musgraves lives in a land of unicorns and bright lights, but even she feels the stress of a world that often feels …

Kacey Musgraves

Blake Shelton shares insane overhead shot of massive Faster Horses crowd during set

Blake Shelton shared an unbelievable overhead photo of the crowd of 40,000 fans at the Faster Horses Festival from his Friday night, July 20 …

Blake Shelton

‘American Idol’ Alum Lauren Alaina Engaged To Longtime Boyfriend Alex Hopkins

Congrats to Lauren Alaina!The “American Idol” alum revealed on Instagram on Saturday that she’s engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Alex Hopkins. The …

North Carolina

How Consumerism Devoured The Workin’ Man Blues

How did the genre transform from working class catharsis to an corporate marketing campaign for a certain version of the American dream?<p>There’s a very obvious reason why people have, since its origins, described country music as “blues played by white people,” even though white people weren’t …

Music

Lyrics Uncovered: Eric Church, 'Desperate Man'

Eric Church is bringing a hard-hitting vibe to country radio with his "Desperate Man" lyrics, in no small part due to his co-writer, Ray Wylie …

Darkest Hour

Kix Brooks

• Half of the duo Brooks & Dunn, the highest-selling duo in the history of country music<br>• Hit songs include "Boot Scootin; Boogie," "My Maria," "Only in …

Nashville

Second day of Faster Horses highlighted by return of legendary duo Brooks & Dunn

Fans are starting to filter into Michigan International Speedway as day two of the Faster Horses Festival gets underway with the first main stage …

Michigan

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Nominees

Brad Paisley and Toby Keith head up the nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2018.<p>The Nashville <i>Tennessean</i> reports that …

Hall of Fame

The Oak Ridge Boys’ William Lee Golden to showcase his photography at Monthaven Art Center beginning Sunday, July 22

In the heart of Middle Tennessee lies a beautiful county with lush landscapes, farmland, wildlife, and world-renowned artists! Yes, Sumner County is …

Hall of Fame

Community briefs: Here's the latest from Allen and Arlington to Plano and Richardson

<b>ALLEN</b><p><b>Library pays tribute to Grand Ole Opry</b><p>Skip Pilgrim and the City Lights Band will present a tribute to The Grand Ole Opry in a program at 7:30 …

Texas

Mike and the Moonpies Bring Sizzle, Twang to Nashville Palace

There are bands who play country music – and then there are honest-to-goodness country bands. Count Mike and the Moonpies among the latter.<p>On Friday …

Music

Woman Struck by Lightning at Country Thunder Festival in Wisconsin

A 22-year-old woman has been hospitalized after being struck by lightning at Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wisc., according to the Kenosha County …

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