Wally Bock has an important leadership lesson from country music legend Roy Clark.
There seems to be a bit of a musical civil war going on in America. The terms have been made clear, the battle lines have been drawn, and the armies have amassed. The battle rages over country music, and the sides couldn’t be more different. Show More Summary
Four-time Grammy nominee Hunter Hayes was on "Today" Friday (Aug. 22) for the summer concert series. He performed "I Want Crazy" and "Tattoo," which you can watch in the videos below. But the young country music star also sat down with some "Today" anchors, telling them that he's still in disbelief sometimes about his success. Show More Summary
Sat 08 Nov Who says Humpty Doo is the capital of country music in Australia? For one day, at least, it's the historic Bella Vista Farm northwest of Sydney, which...
Tue 21 Oct The fascinating singer/songwriter at the centre of blockbuster Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man is returning to the country that kept...
Full disclosure, I prefer the musical stylings of Arcade Fire to Kenny Chesney. In fact, by the time the 2013 Grammy-winners for best album wrap up their current world tour at the end of this month, I will have seen it on two stops -- Minneapolis and Chicago. Show More Summary
On Monday, Taylor Swift, the artist formerly (slightly) known as country, released the video for “Shake It Off,” the first single from her forthcoming pop (!) album, “1989.” The backlash was instantaneous. The video features Swift “dancing” alongside professional dancers from a number of genres. She stands at the barre with a group of Swan […]
Performers like Konrad Wert (Possessed By Paul James), Scott H. Biram and Hillstomp have been spectacularly creating Depression era country, bluegrass, folk, gospel, and blues music for years by jolting the dusty form with a furious intensity and emotional directness that would make Marcus Mumford sob into his vintage hanky. We can now add [...]
Last Saturday gave way to a solid festival of music and fun at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. Nestled in a cozy little patch of woods in the Annapolis country side which is also known for hosting the Maryland Renaissance Festival...Show More Summary
Josey Greenwell, the openly gay country music artist who once dated Brazilian model Rodiney Santiago and graced the pages of DNA in his underwear, has emerged from a year of hiding as Nate Green, a dashing young country singer who is now straight and aggressively banning gay men from interacting with him on social media. […]
Recommended Reading: “Ode to Country Music” by Sandra Simonds.
A Trisha Yearwood comeback is finally happening. The country music singer, and wife of Garth Brooks, has announced her comeback album, and fans couldn’t be more excited. Trisha Yearwood was a hit in the 1990?s with her catchy songs like She’s In Love With The Boy, Walkaway Joe, and more. Trisha Yearwood’s comeback comes just
Hildur Guðnadóttir Saman [Touch; 2014] by Adam Devlin Rating: Hildur Guðnadóttir is from Iceland, a country I understand to be populated only by musicians. She is classically trained and highly accomplished, having composed scores for plays and films, winning the Icelandic Theater Award in 2011 for scoring King Lear. Show More Summary
Welcome to Big Valley Jamboree, one of the biggest country music festivals on this continent. Tucked away in the small, central Canadian town of Camrose, this festival featured the big shots of country music like Miranda Lambert and Zac Brown. Show More Summary
Johnny Cash once described country music as, "three chords and the truth." Now, the hard-drinking Man in Black may not have necessarily been talking about work habits, but it turns out country is full of work wisdom. The value of putting in a solid day's work was a consistent theme of my Southern upbringing. Show More Summary
It’s been a while since we’ve had a cringeworthy music video to talk about, and country (ish?) artist RaeLynn has come through to fill that void with this super-regressive song about how girls are there to give guys someone to…
Josey Greenwell was a country musician who made waves by being out and proud, appearing in places like DNA Magazine and on Dr. Phil, gaining attention both for his music and his model looks. Then in January 2013 he vanished....
Some of the success of Guardians of the Galaxy’s hit soundtrack—which is the No. 1 album in the country as I write this—can probably be attributed to the way the music is used in the movie. The album represents not just a collection of songs that appear in the film but also a mixtape passed down from one character to another. Show More Summary
The Music City Food & Wine Festival is only a month away, and now the complete schedule is out for Saturday and Sunday's 'Grand Taste' events. Saturday's chef lineup includes Kahlil Arnold (Arnold's Country Kitchen), Lisa Donovan (Buttermilk Road), Sarah...
The Country Music Association says goodbye to Taylor Swift - ET Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa share their wedding snaps - Us Weekly Matthew McConaughey is bringing back the fanny pack - HuffPost Celebrity See Gwyneth Paltrow's new HugoShow More Summary