Alabama Visits Southaven, Mississippi On 50th Anniversary Tour

The well known country music band, Alabama has been touring during the last couple years on their 50th Anniversary Tour to celebrate the band’s fifty years in the country music industry. Most recently, Alabama came to perform on their tour at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi on August 25th! Continue reading

Erin Enderlin Wins Big At Arkansas Country Music Awards

One of the biggest winners of the fourth annual Arkansas Country Music Awards this year was country music singer songwriter, Erin Enderlin.

The artist whom is a Arkansas native herself being from Conway, Arkansas, performed at the award show and was thrilled to win two awards of the night including Songwriter Of The Year and Entertainer Of The Year! Continue reading

Camping World Announces Concert Series

A lot of things have changed this year in the music industry including how we now experience concerts. While this way of seeing concerts is only temporary, a common new way to watch a concert is online!

One of the biggest outdoor retailers in the US, Camping World has brilliantly partnered up with several country music artists to create a free-online concert series which will be happening through this fall! Continue reading

Christmas 4 Kids Tour Bus Show 2018 Recap

Even though the holiday season is now over, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s never a good time to help support some of your local causes.

Last year, The CMBeat did a feature on the non-profit organization, Christmas 4 Kids, which is a cause that helps collect and donate toys for children that may be less fortunate in the Middle Tennessee area. The article talks about information about their organization, the charity’s annual show held every year at The Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville, along with information about their inaugural Tour Bus Show. (If you would like to read this article, you can do so by clicking HERE.) Continue reading

Christmas 4 Kids Host Annual Show at the Ryman Auditorium 

As the holiday season is quickly approaching, this is one of the important times of the year, where folks like to help out and support some of their favorite charities. One of the popular causes that is supported locally here in Nashville, is the non-profit organization, Christmas 4 Kids.

The charity which was created in 1982, Christmas Caravan, before changing its name a few years later in 1992, has been established for more than 36 years, helping to raise money for children around the middle Tennessee area, to help give toys to those who may be less fortunate and provide a little more joy for the kids every Christmas. Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with 2Steel Girls 

There’s so many females making their way through the country music industry right now, and there is two in particular that has been dominating the scene! Those two females would be a special duo, entitled, 2Steel Girls.

The women that make up the 2Steel Girls, Allison and Krystal Steel, recently found time to chat about being on The Voice on Team Blake, what it is like working with family, being real and true to themselves, and new music being released soon! Continue reading

Brinley Addington Releases Debut EP, Songs From A Bar

One great singer/songwriter, Brinley Addington, has been paving his way in Nashville for a few years, but he’s walking a new road, by releasing his long awaited debut EP available now entitled, Songs From A Bar.

This debut EP from Addington, couldn’t be named any better, because it perfectly describes this collection of music. The record has a great combination of songs you’d expect to hear play at a bar, which are your country heartbreak and party songs.  Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with The Arkansas Country Music Awards 

Every country singer we all know and love, of course comes from some state, rather that be from Tennessee, some from Texas or farther. There’s been a few to come from one state in particular such as Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Charlie Rich, Justin Moore, Buddy Jewell, Joe Nichols, and more. What state does these artists come from you may ask? Not only but my favorite, Arkansas. Continue reading

Recap of the 59th Annual Grammy® Awards: Country Edition

If you spent any amount of time this past week watching TV or scrolling through your social media feeds, you know that everyone was buzzing about the 59th Annual Grammy® Awards, which premiered on CBS, February 12th.

British pop music sensation, Adele, opened the show with a beautiful performance of her hit song, Hello. She also closed the show by winning the highest honor and last award of the night… the coveted Album of the Year award. Other standout mainstream music moments included a performance by Ed Sheeran, a tribute to Prince that featured Bruno Mars, and another tribute to the Bee Gees, featuring a memorable arrangement of their iconic hit, Stayin’ Alive, performed by Demi Lovato.

Although pop music and pop artists seemed to monopolize most of the night, country music had plenty of great moments as well. Continue reading

Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas in Nashville, Tennessee

All throughout the Christmas season, many people rounded up their families and took them on mini road trips, in search of ways to get into the holiday spirit. Popular destinations with these families included places that go all out with their holiday lights and decorations. One such destination in the Nashville, Tennessee area is the one and only Gaylord Opryland Hotel, located just across the parking lot from the famous Grand Ole Opry theater. Even though it’s been 48 hours since Christmas Day came and went, and if you’re not ready to let the spirit of the season go just yet, you still have time to see this spectacular display, which runs through January 1st.

This past November 5th, the hotel ceremoniously flipped the switch to kick off their annual collection of seasonal attractions, collectively called “Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas“. Some of the attractions include an incredible outdoor light display, which includes more than two million lights, a life-sized nativity display, an ice sculpture exhibit, appropriately called “ICE“, horse carriage rides, and an entertaining dinner show featuring the legendary Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers. For the more adventurous visitors, the 2,881 room hotel also features a giant ice slide, an ice skating rink, and snow tubing. Continue reading