A special country music superstar from Knoxville, Tennessee, can now add another big notable achievement to her list of accomplishments. Continue reading
There’s a brand new festival coming to town! This new country music and bourbon themed event, Hometown Rising, will be held two and a half hours away from Nashville, in Louisville, Kentucky. It will be a two day festival that will take place on September 14th & 15th of this year. Continue reading
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
In today’s country music generation, there is a variety of country music songs we love from through the decades although, it isn’t very often that you actually hear about the songwriters that created these pieces. This is where author, Jake Brown, comes in with his newest book release, Nashville Songwriter Vol. II – The Inside Stories Behind Country Music’s Greatest Hits.
The book which is the second volume in this particular series also happens to be Brown’s 45th book he has written in his collection, that focuses on telling the stories behind country music hit songs, and features even more exclusive interviews with some of the biggest songwriters in the country music industry today. Continue reading
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.
If you are a fan of both classic and contemporary country music, and love a good marriage between a modern country artist and a vintage country tune, you’ll definitely want to check this out!
When Little Big Town recently played at the Grand Ole Opry, in Nashville, Tennessee, they performed a beautiful acoustic arrangement of Dolly Parton’s legendary song, Jolene. An audible hush fell over the live audience as they listened to the breathtaking interpretation. Continue reading