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Alan Jackson honors fallen miners

Alan Jackson over the weekend kicked off his Freight Train Tour by performing a benefit concert for the fallen West Virginian miners and rescue workers of the Upper Big Branch mining disaster, which happened in April. The 27 families affected, and the two whose family members survived the tragedy, received free tickets to the show […]

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Brooks & Dunn tribute concert to air Sunday night

More than a dozen top country music performers are saddling up to honor Brooks & Dunn during their “Last Rodeo.” Fans and fellow stars alike will bid farewell to the best-selling duo in musical history with the premiere of the TV special “ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn — The Last Rodeo” at 7 p.m. Sunday […]

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Jason Boland: What’s going on in the sticks these days?

It began with Jimmie Rodgers and The Carter Family in the 1920s, but country music has come a long way since the days of “Blue Yodel No. 1” and “Wildwood Flower.” In the early 1940s it was Bill Monroe and Flatt and Scruggs, and later honky tonk was born with Ernest Tubb and Hank Williams. […]

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Brad Paisley’s H2O World Tour kicks off this weekend

After wading through his Nashville storage facilities to survey the flood damage done to his equipment, instruments, lighting and other gear, Brad Paisley is set to take the stage in Virginia Beach on Friday for the kick off of his H20 World Tour. “When I finally walk out onstage in Virginia Beach, Va., on the […]

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Joe Nichols to perform on The Tonight Show … tonight!

Joe Nichols will perform “Gimmie That Girl” tonight on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on NBC. He will also appear on ABC’s The View on May 25. The single has reached No. 1 on Country Radio, and comes from his 2009 album, “Old Things New.” Nichols’ next tour date will be May 20 at […]

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Stars help raise over $1.5M for Tenn. flood relief

Country music singers Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum joined other entertainment stars in performing and answering phones to help raise more than $1.5 million for flood relief for Tennessee. “If there is a silver lining, it’s that the world is getting to see Nashville at its best through this tragedy,” Paisley said during […]

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Tattooed fan snags Lonestar autographs, new album

Kasey Gurnoe, of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., was chosen as our grand-prize winner of Lonestar’s newest album, “Party Heard Around the World.” Not only will she receive a free copy  — which is the band’s 10th album  — she’ll even snag the autographs of bandmembers Dean Sams, Keech Rainwater, Cody Collins and Michael Britt!! Pretty awesome […]

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