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Taste of Country fest adds to line-up

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 – Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Jerrod Niemann and Sara Evans were among the artists announced today to join the Taste of Country Music Festival in New York in June.

They join headliners Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Toby Keith, who were previously announced to play.

Easton Corbin, Chase Bryant, Colt Ford, Josh Abbott Band, Tracy Lawrence, Locash, Logan Mize, Western Underground, Rachel Lipsky, Sasha McVeigh, Jackson Michelson and Annie Bosko also will play the third annual festival coming June 12-14 at Hunter Mountain Resort, Hunter, N.Y.

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Daniels wears out bows, but music endures – After each of the first few songs Charlie Daniels played, his 'fiddle tech (?)' exchanged his bow. Is this because he was playing particularly hard? Perhaps. Whatever the case, Daniels and his five-piece band clearly appeared to be giving it their all during the act's hour-and-a-half set. As it is the Christmas month, Daniels sang a... »»»
Concert Review: Rawlings easily moves out of the shadow – Every once in awhile David Rawlings moves out of the shadow of musical mate Gillian Welch to launch his own tour. While Welch, for whom Rawlings plays guitar, has the more prominent career, nights like this ably confirm that there is a reason does his own thing as well. Rawlings, who released the very fine "Poor David's Almanack" in... »»»