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Ray LaMontagne to Release Fourth Album

Ray LaMontagne admitted during an episode of Elvis Costello’s Spectacle talk show on the Sundance Channel, that he doesn’t like being the center of attention and never wanted to be on stage. “If I didn’t have to do it I wouldn’t do it.” Luckily for us, he is compelled to do so. That said, we […]

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Dierks Bentley to release “Up on the Ridge” June 8

Nashville recording artist Dierks Bentley will release “Up on the Ridge,” a raw, true-to-his-roots bluegrass album on June 8. Bentley co-wrote five of the tracks, and enlists the help of singers Alison Krauss, Tim O’Brien and Kris Kirstofferson to supplement the album. Listeners can get a sneak peak by visiting USMagazine.com, which is currently streaming […]

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Win FREE tickets to the Country Throwdown Tour!

Here at Country Music Pride, we like to keep things interesting. We’re not only going to be writing about the Country Throwdown Tour, we’re giving you a chance to experience it for yourself! The Throwdown travels across the U.S., and features artists like Mongomery Gentry, Jamey Johnson, Little Big Town, Eli Young Band, The Lost […]

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Neil Young previews new tracks in Nashville

Six songs into Neil Young’s seemingly sedate solo set at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium last night, the 64-year-old rocker stunned fans who weren’t expecting to leave with ringing ears. Putting down his acoustic guitar, he strapped on his signature electric Les Paul Old Black and began thrashing away on “Down by the River” like a one-man […]

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High Sierra Reaches New Heights

Got big 4th of July weekend plans? Instead of getting wasted and shooting off fireworks, how about doing something slightly less damaging to your health. CountryMusicPride.com, with their infinite wisdom of all things awesome, has caught wind of the 20th Annual High Sierra Music Festival in California over 4th of July weekend. This year’s lineup […]

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Q&A: Blackberry Smoke

The faint aroma of incense eased through the air of Nashville’s Mercy Lounge as the five longhaired, Skynyrd-esque rockers of Blackberry Smoke took the stage. Often cited as “Too Country for Rock, Too Rock for Country”, Blackberry Smoke delivered a foot stompin’, lighter-wavin’, ‘hell yeah’ of a good time that fully lived up to the […]

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