June 18, 2013 - A new in-the-studio video from The Civil Wars premieres today of The One That Got Away.
Created by 1504 Pictures, the video provides a special behind-the-scene view into the duo's dynamic while recording their sophomore self-titled studio album, which will be released Aug. 6 on Sensibility Music/Columbia Records.... »»»
June 18, 2013 - Sarah Jarosz will release "Build Me Up From Bones," the third release from the 22-year-old artist on Oct. 1 via Sugar Hill Records.
"Build Me Up From Bones" was recorded in the midst of Jarosz's final semester at the New England Conservatory where she graduated with honors and touring.... »»»
June 18, 2013 - Deer Tick will release its fifth full-length studio disc, "Negativity," on Sept. 24 on Partisan Records.
The release is the follow-up to 2011's "Divine Providence." The lead track on the new disc, The Rock, has just premiered exclusively at Rolling Stone. In addition, a pyrotechnic album teaser... »»»
June 18, 2013 - Southern Ground Music & Food Festival added Dawes and Levi Lowrey to the September festival.
Dawes and Lowrey will play the Main Stage. Other new additions include Blackberry Smoke, The Wood Brothers, Niko Moon, DUGAS, John Driskell Hopkins and The Mosier Brothers Band, Clay Cook, Coy Bowles and the... »»»
June 17, 2013 - The Grand Ole Opry honored Patty Loveless on her 25th anniversary as an Opry member this past weekend with performances by Loveless and fellow Opry members Vince Gill and Loretta Lynn. Loveless was inducted as an Opry member on June 11, 1988.
Following an hour of Loveless solo hits, vocal... »»»
June 17, 2013 - Chris Stapleton debuted his country single for Mercury Nashville, What Are You Listening To? today.
The song has an official add date of July1 and is available for purchase across all digital platforms on July 2.
"When Mercury approached me about making a record for them, I was really flattered and... »»»
June 17, 2013 - Dierks Bentley will live chat with fans tonight from the set of the Bourbon in Kentucky music video shoot in Nashville.
Fans can join the chat beginning
at 7 p.m. eastern by visiting Bentley's web site to stream, ask questions and go behind the scenes on the set as Bentley preps for the overnight shoot.... »»»
June 14, 2013 - Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife, Tish, are splitsville after 19 years of marriage, citing "irreconcilable differences."
Tish Cyrus filed papers in Superior Court of California in Los Angeles on Thursday. In 2010, the singer filed for divorce, but withdrew the petition in an attempt work out their marriage.... »»»
June 14, 2013 - Due to the surgery of one of its members, Mumford & Sons canceled dates at both Bonnaroo and the Telluride Bluegrass Festivalin Colorado next Thursday.
The band made the announcement on its Facebook page one day after disclosing that bassist Ted Dwane had surgery due to a blood clot near his brain.... »»»
June 13, 2013 - Cruise is stuck, and that's quite alright with Florida Georgia Line as the song remained atop the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week ending June 22. Blake Shelton held the top spot on the Country Albums chart with "Based on a True Story..."
Shelton stayed second on the songs chart with... »»»
June 13, 2013 - The Wild Feathers' new video for Hard Wind premiered on CMT.
The single is included on the quintet's self-titled, debut album, out Aug. 6 on Warner.
The Wild Feathers came together in Nashville in 2010 through coincidence, mutual friends and a shared love of Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash Cash,... »»»
June 13, 2013 - Toby Keith's Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert will be held Saturday, July 6 at the University of Oklahoma's Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman.
Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood and Ronnie Dunn will all appear. Proceeds will benefit The United Way Of Central Oklahoma May... »»»
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June 13, 2013 - The CMA Songwriters Series returns to Joe's Pub in New York City for a two-night event in July.
Celebrating nine years, the CMA Songwriters Series features special guests Brett Eldredge, Steve Wariner and songwriter Bob DiPiero, who will also serve as the evening's host on July 23-24.... »»»
June 12, 2013 - Miranda Lambert has a few shows at Fenway Park in Jul8y, but she'll also play a special intimate guitar pull show as well.
Lambert will team up with Kip Moore along with songwriters Bob DiPiero and Brett James for a Country Music Association-sponsored show on Thursday, July 11 at the Royale Theatre in Boston.... »»»
June 12, 2013 - Ladies and gentlemen...Brad Paisley.
Those words could be coming soon from the lips of Mick Jagger because the Stones tweeted today: "The Rolling Stones will be joined by the incredible @BradPaisley in Philly on June 18! What song do you think he'll play on? #Stones50"
Paisley will not be the first... »»»
June 12, 2013 - Blake Shelton will have the top selling country disc again with "Based on a True Story..." when Billboard released its charts on Thursday. Shelton also has the fourth best selling disc in the U.S. with 36,000 units sold, down 13 percent.
Rock band Queens of the Stone Age has the top selling disc with "...... »»»
June 11, 2013 - Mumford & Sons had to postpone tour dates this week due to a medical emergency involving member Ted Dwayne, who has a blood clot near his brain.
The band said on its web site: "Our friend and bandmate Ted has been feeling unwell for a few days, and yesterday he was taken to a hospital to receive emergency treatment.... »»»
June 11, 2013 - A Woody Guthrie tribute concert and several key players in the indie end are releasing albums today.
"Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center" (Sony Legacy) is a CD/DVD of an all-star concert staged in Guthrie's honor held last October in Washington, D.C. Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash, Judy... »»»
June 10, 2013 -
"Songtellers with Darius Rucker: The Story of True Believers" premierer\s Thursday, June 20 at 10 p.m. eastern on Great American Country.
Filmed at Nashville's Belcourt Theatre, Rucker shares the stage with each of the co-writers from his just-released chart-topping LP, "True Believers," and... »»»
June 10, 2013 - Toby Keith goes for Drinks After Work as his new single arrives at country radio on June 11. The single is the first release from an as-yet untitled album due later this year.
There was no word on when a new CD will be out, but Keith typically has released new albums in the fall.... »»»
June 10, 2013 - CMA Music Festival set a new attendance record with daily attendance topping 80,000 fans, a near 13-percent increase over the 71,000 in attendance in 2012 and a sellout of LP Field tickets 6 weeks before the event.
The increase was attributed to expanding the event into the new Music City Center.... »»»