Home Free and Don McLean Team Up For New Collaboration

A popular country music band, Home Free recently did a collaboration with a legendary artist, Don McLean to put a new spin on one of his most popular hit songs!

The pair teamed up to make a new version of McLean’s timeless song, American Pie, which is celebrating its fifty anniversary this year and they released their version on February 3rd. Continue reading

Midland – Live From The Palomino

A popular country music band, Midland recently released a new album which was recorded live at one of their concerts and is simply entitled, Live From The Palomino.

The brand new album was recorded in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California during Midland’s live show. One of the reasons this record is special is because it was made at The Palomino, a once famous club which Midland revived for a one night show to make this album. Continue reading

Exile Comes To Arkansas

One of the best bands in country music, Exile recently visited Forrest City, Arkansas on January 18th to perform a great show at East Arkansas Community College.

This year the band embarks on their 57th Anniversary of being in the music industry. In fact, the guys have no plans of slowing down anytime soon, “We are going for 60!” as Sonny LeMaire said during the show. Continue reading

Midland – Let It Roll

A quickly rising country music band, Midland, has been working hard in the country music scene from launching a podcast, touring, and with the release of their sophomore album, Let It Roll.

The brand new album features fourteen new songs, which means this record has more songs compared to their debut album. It also includes the intriguing debut single from the record, Mr. Lonely. Continue reading

Home Free Releases Dive Bar Saints

There’s a quickly rising country music band, Home Free who is dominating the country music scene with several things including their brand new album, Dive Bar Saints.

In case you haven’t heard of Home Free before, they are a capella country group who won Season 4 of NBC’s The Sing-Off and has been rising in the music scene ever since. Home Free is made up of five members, Austin Brown, Tim Foust, Rob Lundquist, Adam Chance and one of the founding members, Adam Rupp. Continue reading

Larry’s Country Diner – Exile and Hot Club Of Cowtown

Recently here at The CMBeat, I got to go to a great event and I can’t wait to share more about it! I got to attend a taping of two episodes for the popular show, Larry’s Country Diner, which is filmed at Ray Stevens’ Cabaret Theater just right outside of Nashville, Tennessee!

The musical guests for these two episodes were known country music group, Exile and another band, the Hot Club Of Cowtown! So, I wanted to recap a little bit about the show, before you can watch the tapings live on RFD-TV coming soon! Continue reading