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Bluegrass Music Patriarch Ralph Stanley Dies

Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday from difficulties with skin cancer. He was 89. Stanley was born and raised in southwest Virginia, a land of coal mines and deep forests where he and his brother formed the […]

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Country Jam 2016 Hosted Nearly 90,000 Fans This Weekend

Country music fans of all ages packed the 25th Annual Country Jam music festival this past weekend, June 16th-19th, at Jam Ranch outside Grand Junction, Colorado. This year’s attendance totaled nearly 90,000 over the four days (up from 80,000 in 2015), thanks to stellar performances from Zac Brown Band, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley and Lee Brice, as well as Trace Adkins, Big & Rich, […]

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Mark Chesnut

Mark Chesnutt Launches New YouTube Video Series “Honky Tonk Monday”

They say good things come in threes and for Mark Chesnutt fans that expression is ringing true. Chesnutt’s first album of new material in eight years (Tradition Lives) will be released July 8th, and the lead single, “Oughta Miss Me By Now,” is gaining major airplay across the country. In addition to new music, fans craving more content from the classic […]

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Blake Shelton Brings Gwen Stefani Out To Perform at 25th Anniversary Country Jam

Country superstar Blake Shelton celebrated his 40th birthday Saturday night at the 25th Anniversary Country Jam telling the capacity crowd at the end of the night that he would “remember this night for the rest of my life.” A memorable moment of the two-hour set came when girlfriend and pop rocker Gwen Stefani surprised the crowd by […]

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Aaron Lewis

Aaron Lewis Digs Down To His Roots With ‘Sinner’ On September 16th

Known for genuinely gritty lyrics and hard rock anthems, Aaron Lewis is getting back to his Country roots September 16 with his first album on Dot Records entitled “Sinner”. Lewis comes out of the gate “with both fists flying” on the lead single “That Ain’t Country,” –available today – where he laments the current state of “Country, if you […]

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