Before we go any further, I feel a confession is in order: my name is Steve, and I am a liberal, and a fan of country music. I say that mostly in jest, because there are actually a ton of us around the country. But it is moments like...Show More Summary
Duluth, Georgia is a suburb of Atlanta that has the highest ethnically Korean population in the state. It has over 20 Korean restaurants, two H Marts, and, at its center, a 70,000 square foot country music club named Wild Bill’s. Wild...Show More Summary
The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are coming up on April 19, and Dierks Bentley is hoping 2015 is his year to shine. The "I Hold On" singer is up for seven awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year, which is sort of a big deal, since he's very superstitious. "Seven has always been my lucky number. Show More Summary
See the latest news scoops for your favorite artists from around the internet for this final day of the month! The post The Daily Buzz: What’s Happening in Country Music – March 31, 2015 appeared first on RoughStock.
Zac Brown Band, Reba, Tyler Farr and Kristian Bush lead the list of new releases hitting the market this month. The post Country Music Release Dates: April 2015 appeared first on RoughStock.
Project Music, the nations only music and technology business accelerator, has caught the eye of local investment group, Bullpen Ventures. Operating in partnership with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) and the Country Music Association (CMA) the 8 Project Music startups received $30,000 in seed money and are currently participating in...
Florida Georgia Line has the best-selling digital country song of all time, "Cruise," which is about approaching an attractive lady and asking her to ride in their truck. Love it or hate it, country music has recently displaced Top 40 as America’s most popular radio genre. Show More Summary
The Brothers Osborne has debuted with "Stay A Little Longer" at #1 on this week's list of the new songs being played at country music radio stations. The post The Most-Added Songs At Country Radio: March 30, 2015 appeared first on RoughStock.
While theme parks continue to debate whether or not there's a place for selfie sticks inside their walls, music festivals are putting their foot down. This week, two of our country's most well-known festivals, Coachella and Lollapalooza, have officially banned selfie sticks. Show More Summary
In 1973, just four years after Woodstock, the most iconic American music festival of its kind, country star Willie Nelson hosted his first-ever Fourth of July Picnic in Dripping Springs, Texas, just outside the state's capital city of Austin. In 2015, for the first time in five years, the Independence...
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton decided that the proof is in the kiss. So when it came to showing that the country music couple’s support for embattled Little Big Town, they combined PDA with “Girl Crush Caps,” reported People. Married...Show More Summary
Jason Aldean doesn't waste any time! On the iHeartRadio Music Awards red carpet, Jason dished on his future family with new wife, Brittany Kerr. Though the pair just got married ONE WEEK ago, the newlyweds already have babies on the brain. Aldean expressed his hopes to have another little one in addition to his two girls from a [...]
The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced the next round of star-studded artists that will perform at the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music’s Party of the Year
Front and Center, which has delivered a series of first-rate live music performances on Public Television since 2012, first joined in partnership with the Country Music Association last year for a pair of episodes spotlighting the long-running CMA Songwriters Series. Adding another pair of specials to their upcoming season, Front...
Last night the iHeart Radio Music Awards, country music made it’s presence known, when superstar Jason Aldean stepped onto the red carpet with his new wife Brittany Kerr. Kerr and Aldean looked stunning as always. The new bride wore a black strapless dress with cut-outs, and had her hair slicked back into a neat ponytail. Show More Summary
Spotify has arrived on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The Spotify app is now available in 42 countries on PSN. The app was part of last week’s firmware update and can be found under PlayStation Music. Anyone can download it, as it doesn’t require PlayStation Plus. You can use your PSN account to subscribe to […]
"We all agree that there should be more women in country music," Miranda Lambert proudly announced at the beginning of her encore Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. "And we also all really miss the Dixie Chicks." Then, with help from opening act Ashley Monroe and backup singer Gwen Sebastian,...
"I think people are tired of the bullshit and are ready for the real substance," says John Osborne, in between sips of a beer at Nashville's Pinewood Social, overlooking both a scrapyard and the Cumberland River. He and brother T.J., who make up the rootsy duo Brothers Osborne, are holding...
“It wasn’t inevitable that country music would thrive in the globalized world of perpetual Facebook updates, a world whose frenetic pace can be felt in electronica, or whose nouveau riche aspirations are extolled in hip-hop.”
Sony today followed through on an announcement made in January concerning Sony Music Unlimited and Spotify. Sony Music Unlimited has gone offline in all 19 countries where it was offered. The service, which cost $10 per month, let Xperia device and PlayStation owners stream songs and playlists. Show More Summary