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Today's livestream schedule

Thursday, March 26, 2020 – A number of country shows are being held tonight in the wake of the coronavirus.

Temecula Road and Capitol's Adam Hambrick perform live on Instagram at 4:30 p.m. CT.

Charlie Worsham is teaching a virtual guitar lesson at 6 p.m. on Instagram.

Riser House's Dillon Carmichael is performing acoustic with a Q&A for KJUG/Visalia, CA at 7 p.m. CT.

GrassRoots Live from the Living Room: Quarantine Edition featuring Redneck Records' Jessie G starts at 7 p.m. She'll also take over Facebook for KBOE/Oskaloosa, IA at 6 p.m. and WGGC/Bowling Green, KY at 5 p.m.

Reviver's Josh Gracin is offering a ticketed virtual show.

Warner Music Nashville's Randall King is performing at 6 p.m. CT.

Sea Gayle's CJ Solar takes over KWHW/Altus, OK's Facebook at 6 p.m. CT.

CoJo/Warner/WMN's Cody Johnson is going live on Facebook at 7 p.m. CT.

Big Loud's Chris Lane and wife Lauren are going Facebook and Instagram Live at 7 p.m.

Valory's Avenue Beat will live stream with special guests at 7 p.m.

BMLGR's Dan Smalley is going live on Facebook at 7 p.m. CT.

MCA's Parker McCollum takes over KILT/Houston's Instagram at 7:40p.m. CT.

KNCI/Sacramento's Facebook Live KNCI Couch Concert Series continues with Triple Tigers' Russell Dickerson at 8:15 p.m. CT.

Broken Bow's Lainey Wilson celebrates her single release at 10:30p.m. CT.

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: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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