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Thursday livestreams

Thursday, April 9, 2020 – Thursday livestreams
Big Machine Records' Dan Smalley is guest hosting Big Machine Radio this week (4/6-11) here.

The Couch Concert Series continues with Michael Ray at 3 p.m. CT.

Thompson Square are live in your living room on Stageit at 3 p.m. CT.

Country Rebel's Fireside Sessions kicks off with Ashley McBryde at 6 p.m. CT.

Warner/WAR's Tucker Beathard goes live on Facebook ard Facebook and Instagram at 6 p.m. CT.

WGTY/York, PA is joined by Michael Ray at 6 p.m. CT and Lauren Alaina at 6:30 p.m. CT.

Valory's Avenue Beat goes Instagram Live at 7 p.m. CT with Maddie & Tae, RaeLynn and Laura Veltz.

Triple Tiger's Russell Dickerson has #BeersWithBrooks at 7 p.m. CT.

Sara Evans, on Instagram at 7:30 p.m. CT. Recurring twice weekly, this is a livestream where anything goes...songs, fashion, special guests.

Friday livestreams
Craig Morgan on Instagram, 4 p.m. CT. Morgan hosts a weekly livestream, Fridays at Four, with weekly performance and Q&A.

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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Tillis unlocks "Looking for a Feeling" "It had been a while since I'd given my fans any new solo music," Pam Tillis explains, when asked about the motivation behind recording her album "Looking for a Feeling." Until recently, Tillis mostly busied herself by recording and touring with... »»»