Tracy Lawrence Performs at Gold Strike Casino Resort in Mississippi

It was a great night for live music as country music artist, Tracy Lawrence came to perform a show at the Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi! “It’s good to be back down here in this part of the world with y’all!” said the artist as he had a warm welcome to the stage! 

Tracy Lawrence performed several of his hit songs during the show including Made In America, Find Out Who Your Friends Are, If The World Had A Front Porch, As Any Fool Can See, How A Cowgirl Says Goodbye, Texas Tornado, Nothin’ Burns Like You, Sticks and Stones, Alibis, Can’t Break It To My Heart, Time Marches On, Paint Me A Birmingham and closed with an encore of his song, Better Man Better Off! Continue reading

Dion Pride Celebrates His Father, Charley Pride’s 88th Birthday at the Grand Ole Opry

The iconic country music artist, Charley Pride was born on this day in 1934. As today would have been the singer’s 88th Birthday, his son, Dion Pride performed at the Grand Ole Opry on Thursday night in honor of his father. 

A Texas native, Dion Pride was one of five featured artists on the Opry Country Classics show, which showcases country artists recognizing those who came before them in country music history and performing a few covers of songs from other country artists. Continue reading

Grand Ole Opry Keeps Country Music History Alive with Opry Country Classics

The Grand Ole Opry is one of the biggest moving parts when it comes to how the country music genre has evolved through the years. Most importantly, the Grand Ole Opry continues to keep the country music history alive with their show, Opry Country Classics!

This special show honors the classic country music which made the genre what it is today and recognizes the country artists who made those songs so memorable. Usually, Larry Gatlin from Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers hosts the Opry Country Classics show but Bill Cody took over the hosting duties for this particular show. Continue reading

Thoughts On The 50th CMA Awards

It was one of country music’s biggest and most historic nights, when the lights came down inside the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee and stars were everywhere for the 50th Annual Country Music Association Awards.

The show started off with a wonderful look back over the the CMA’s 50 year history, with a tribute to Merle Haggard from Vince Gill & Merle’s son, Ben Haggard. Brad Paisley joined in with Roy Clark to perform Buck Owens’ I’ve Got A Tiger By The Tail!. Carrie Underwood honored the immortal Tammy Wynette with a performance of Stand By Your Man, and Charley Pride sang his classic song, Kiss An Angel Good Morning.

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