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

Chris Janson – Real Friends

A country music singer songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member, Chris Janson, recently released his long awaited third album, Real Friends.

The interesting album by Janson features the debut single that became a #1 song, Good Vibes, and has some collaborations on the record including from former tour-mate, Blake Shelton. 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

Crystal Gayle Hosts The Midnight Jamboree

A lot of country music fans gathered around at the Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville, Tennessee on August 24th, to see a beloved artist in country music and Grand Ole Opry member, the lovely, Crystal Gayle.

For those who don’t know, Gayle is the sister of the very well known country singer, Loretta Lynn. Surprisingly, this was Gayle’s very first time to host the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree. Continue reading

Raised On Country Tour Comes To MS

All country music fans alike love to attend a great country music concert, and a certain country music artist who is currently out on tour did NOT disappoint when he brought his show to town!

The singer being, Chris Young, recently brought his Raised On Country Tour to Southaven, Mississippi on July 18th for an amazing show! Along with him as his opening acts for this concert was Ashley McBryde and Chris Janson. Continue reading

Mark Wills Featuring Special Guests At The Midnight Jamboree

Earlier this year, a particular male country music artist received one of the highest honors you can get in the country music industry, which is being inducted as one of the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry!

This country music singer songwriter, Mark Wills, just so happened to also be performing at the Grand Ole Opry the same night as the Midnight Jamboree would be happening in Nashville, so he came on over to perform after his segment on the Grand Ole Opry. Continue reading

Silverado Records Releases Summer On Repeat Vol. 3

It’s that time of year where all of us are getting ready to enjoy all the things that summer brings us, including all those great summer anthems! That’s where Silverado Records is back once again with music just in time for summer.

The popular record label that is based in Nashville, Tennessee, has just released its third volume in its Summer On Repeat series, which is a compilation album featuring artists from Silverado Records’ roster, as well as different singer songwriters from Nashville! If you would like to read more about the first two volumes, click HERE for volume one and click HERE for volume two. 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

Stella Parton Celebrates Milestone With New Album, Survivor

A admired independent country music singer songwriter, Stella Parton, is in for a special year as she celebrates a wonderful milestone in her life.

The artist for whom is related to another legendary country music singer, Dolly Parton, is celebrating by having been in the entertainment industry for five decades as her big sister helped her to begin making her career at the age of 14 in Nashville, Tennessee. Continue reading