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Brandon Kinney – Interview

He’s been compared to the likes of Alan Jackson and former Belmont University classmate, Brad Paisley, but singer/songwriter Brandon Kinney certainly has a style he can call his own. He takes a unique look at southern living through the beer goggles of where stereotypes meet politically incorrect. His hit song, “Hicks,” has peaked at No. […]

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Blind Boys Of Alabama To Release Duets

Featuring Collaborations With Ben Harper, Randy Travis, Bonnie Raitt and More, Including Previously Unreleased Recordings with Lou Reed, John Hammond, and Toots Hibbert Due October 27th On Saguaro Road Records Fairfax, VA — As the Blind Boys of Alabama head into their seventh decade of belting out impeccable harmonies it’s only fitting for them to […]

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Sidewalk Dave – “Songs for Cowards” – (Sidewalk Dave)

Right off the bat, a plaintive voice confesses “I’m a coward.” So begins Sidewalk Dave’s Songs for Cowards, the latest effort from this Connecticut four piece. The same narrator on the album’s final cut — his voice scarred by experience and emboldened with newfound confidence and resolve — announces “I’m no coward.” Quite a lofty […]

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Oh Snap, Stagecoach is Back!

And Brooks & Dunn are going to be there. Beat that, Coachella. Stagecoach, country’s answer to the storied indie-rock desert ‘fest is returning to Indio, Calif. on April 24th and 25th, 2010. In addition to the Brooks & Dunn reunion, we also have the first-ever festival appearances of Keith Urban and Toby Keith to look […]

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It’s Just Like Seeing a Hank Williams Show. Sort of.

You know Time Life? That company that does the “Sweet Sounds of the ’70s” 22-disc anthologies with all the Rod Stewart songs you never knew you secretly loved? Well, now they’ve made a box set for those of you who love Hank Williams but were born several decades after his tragic death in 1953. Revealed: […]

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Zac Brown Band – “The Foundation”

“Well you know I love my chicken fried…” and I am really lovin’ the new project by Zac Brown Band. The first time I heard of the ZBB, was from a friend who saw them in Nashville before “Chicken fried” was released. (It caught my attention since my son’s name is Zach Brown) So of […]

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Woody Guthrie – “My Dusty Road”

Woody Guthrie Rediscovered It isn’t often that a legend gets the chance to be reborn, but listening to these four disks is like hearing Woody for the first time. His voice is clear on all of the tracks. The hiss and background noise that is so familiar to any Guthrie recording is virtually unnoticeable. My […]

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Luke Bryan interview

Former farm boy Luke Bryan kicks off his Farm Tour later this month in Jacksonville, FL, but this time it’s about more than just promoting his second album, Doin’ My Thing – it’s also about giving back. Country Music Pride: Your Farm Tour charity campaign to give back to organizations in farming communities throughout the […]

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