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All For Dad

All For Dad

Five ways fatherhood changes a man’s brain, according to LiveScience.com:    —Dad’s brain looks more like mom’s. Taking care of a child reshapes a dad’s brain, causing it to show the same patterns of cognitive and emotional engagement that are seen in moms. —Dads experience hormonal changes along with moms. Studies in animals and people show that…

Play Hodag Country Fest Trivia

Play Hodag Country Fest Trivia

It’s just days away, and we’re getting excited about the Hodag Country Festival! We’ve come up with a few trivia questions about the event, and you can test your knowledge (or ability to guess correctly), with some HCF trivia! Just choose the LOCAL category below and play! Note that you’ll only get so far, and…

Concerts

Summerfest – Milwaukee

Summerfest – Milwaukee

The 2018 lineup at one of the worlds largest music festivals includes some premiere Country concerts! Saturday, June 30 – Florida Georgia Line w/ special guest Bebe Rexha Friday, July 6 – Blake Shelton w/ special guest Luke Combs All shows are at 7:30 at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater. Tickets for each concert sold…more info »

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

  Following an 80 date North American run of sold out shows, Grammy® Award-winning superstars Tim McGraw & Faith Hill are showing no signs of stopping as their critically-acclaimed Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017! Devin Dawson will be the support act and has an approach to music that’s not different on purpose, it’s different with a purpose. He…more info »

Hodag Country Festival

Hodag Country Festival

The 41st annual Hodag Country Festival in Rhinelander kicks off on Thursday, July 12th and runs through Sunday, July 15th! Acts scheduled to appear are — Thursday, July 12th 5 pm – Marty’s Party 5:45 pm – The Northern Lights 7 pm – Midland 9 pm – Clint Black Friday, July 13th 5 pm –…more info »

Trace Atkins

Trace Atkins

A Nashville icon for more than two decades, Trace Adkins has made his mark on the country-music industry. 11 million albums sold. Time-honored hit singles. Momentous, fiery and always memorable live performances. Grammy nominations. Even a slew of movie and TV roles have come the Grand Ole Opry member’s way. Ask Adkins what’s left to…more info »

Country Music News

Garth Brooks traces the honky tonk pedigree of his new song, “All Day Long”

Garth Brooks traces the honky tonk pedigree of his new song, “All Day Long”

ABC RadioWith a hook that proclaims “I can do this night life all day long,” it’s no surprise Garth Brooks’ latest single was inspired by one of the bars on Nashville’s Lower Broadway. “‘All Day Long’ was pretty much born from getting to play Layla’s,” the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year says. “Just realizing how…

Jason Aldean’s new Kitchen + Rooftop Bar takes its place in the Nashville skyline

Jason Aldean’s new Kitchen + Rooftop Bar takes its place in the Nashville skyline

ABC/Image Group LA Two weeks ago during CMA Fest, fans got a preview of Jason Aldean’s Kitchen + Rooftop Bar in downtown Nashville. But on Wednesday, the new venture from the three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year officially opened.  Jason says it’s something he couldn’t have imagined when he came to Music City two decades ago.…

Watch now: Luke Bryan shows off his friends and family in new “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset” video

Watch now: Luke Bryan shows off his friends and family in new “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset” video

Capitol NashvilleWatching the new lyric video for “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset” is a lot like flipping through Luke Bryan’s photo album. The new clip showcases snapshots of Luke’s nearest and dearest, including his wife Caroline, his kids, his manager and many more. If you watch closely, you’ll also spot Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell and Dierks Bentley. You can check out the new…

It’s not just Dolly, Loretta, Willie and Eric Church: Ringo Starr and John Goodman pay tribute to “King of the Road” Roger Miller, too

It’s not just Dolly, Loretta, Willie and Eric Church: Ringo Starr and John Goodman pay tribute to “King of the Road” Roger Miller, too

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesLate Country Music Hall-of-Famer Roger Miller is the focus of an all-star, multi-genre, two-disc tribute coming August 31. In addition to country stars like Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Dunn, Kacey Musgraves, and Alison Krauss, Beatles legend Ringo Starr and alternative rock bands Toad the Wet Sprocket and Cake also contribute songs to the project. Brad Paisley covers one of Miller’s signature tunes, “Dang Me,” while his…

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