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Going disc-less?

Going disc-less?

People sure love their vinyl. The Recording Industry of America (RIAA) released its mid-year report yesterday (September 20th) and it revealed some interesting details about how physical platforms for music are declining. While vinyl has had a significant resurgence in the last decade, and reached its highest sales figures last year since the early Nineties,…

Mayochup???

Mayochup???

It had to happen eventually. Ketchup and mayonnaise are joining forces. Heinz announced yesterday that Mayochup, a blend of ketchup and mayonnaise packed into one bottle, will soon be hitting supermarket shelves. In April, the company asked Twitter users to vote whether or not “Mayochup” should exist. They got 500,000 yes votes, so Heinz is…

Concerts

Brett Eldredge

Brett Eldredge

On the heels of his wildly successful debut run, platinum-selling recording artist and critically praised live performer Brett Eldredge has announced a fall 2018 leg of his headlining The Long Way Tour. Eldredge’s most recent single, and namesake for the tour, “The Long Way” climbed to #2 on the country radio charts while simultaneously boasting nearly 30…more info »

Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris

Blessed with a crystalline voice, a remarkable gift for phrasing, and a restless creative spirit, Emmylou Harris has traveled a singular artistic path, proudly carrying the torch of “cosmic American music” passed down by her mentor, Gram Parsons.  Her 13-time Grammy winning contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years. In recognition of her…more info »

Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence is easily one of the most recognizable voices in country music. Since the 1991 debut of Sticks and Stones, the country icon has had more than forty songs on the Billboard charts – including an incredible eighteen #1 singles, sold over thirteen million albums, and garnered numerous CMA and ACM Awards. This fall, hear…more info »

Chris Young with Dan + Shay and Morgan Evans

Chris Young with Dan + Shay and Morgan Evans

After playing more than 30 sold-out arena and amphitheater dates, being named an ACM Male Vocalist nominee and scoring his 10th No. 1 single, Chris Young has added 15 more shows to his “Chris Young Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour.” Special guests Dan + Shay, Morgan Evans and Dee Jay Silver will join the multi-platinum…more info »

Country Music News

Brad Paisley’s planning the “Best Night of [His] Life,” playing in an all-star rock band for Will Ferrell

Brad Paisley’s planning the “Best Night of [His] Life,” playing in an all-star rock band for Will Ferrell

ABC/Image Group LABrad Paisley is set to have the best night of his life at comedian Will Ferrell’s fundraiser next month in Los Angeles. Brad will be part of the Super Mega Funktastic Jam Rock All Stars band, led by Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Josh Klinghoffer from the Chili Peppers will sit in as well, along with Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Mike McCready from Pearl…

Watch Willie, Stapleton and Kacey play Farm Aid 2018 on Saturday

Watch Willie, Stapleton and Kacey play Farm Aid 2018 on Saturday

Farm AidFarm Aid 2018 is one day away: The day-long festival is taking place in Hartford, Connecticut this Saturday, September 22. Tickets are sold out through official channels but still available on StubHub and CraigsList, and the multi-artist hoedown is the perfect event for a road trip. However, if you’re unable to hit the highway…

Newcomer Jimmie Allen takes listeners back to “Mercury Lane” on debut album

Newcomer Jimmie Allen takes listeners back to “Mercury Lane” on debut album

BBR Music Group With his debut single, “Best Shot,” now in the top 20, newcomer Jimmie Allen’s first full-length album is set to follow next month. Mercury Lane will arrive October 12 and is named for the street where the Delaware native grew up. “Mercury Lane is where my journey began,” Jimmie explains. “All of the fundamental…