Jeffrey Remz | April 30, 2014
Chicago-based country singer Robbie Fulks has been among my favorite performers for a long, long time. In fact, he's one of the best out there, although chances are if you only attach your ears to the mainstream music coming out of Nashville (think Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line), then it [...]
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Jeffrey Remz | April 8, 2014
Rascal Flatts may never have sung truer words than they did Sunday night at the Academy of Country Music awards show in Las Vegas. Near the end of the three-hour show, the trio sang, "Rewind,'" its latest single from an upcoming disc.
The final words out of lead singer Gary [...]
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Jeffrey Remz | April 6, 2014
We're going to give the commentary - as I see and hear it anyway - throughout the ACMs. Hold on for the ride.
8:00 p.m.: Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton may be hosting, but we're not seeing them at the outset. It's The Band Perry who do "Chainsaw" with lots of confetti and [...]
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Jeffrey Remz | April 4, 2014
The Taylor Swift juggernaut rolls on. Soon, Swift is bringing her brand of country music to Asia where she set a record this week, but more on that later.
It used to be that country music was particular to the south. If you were up north - New York City and New England, for example - those were [...]
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