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Johnny Cooper ‘Follow’ New Album Out August 11 On Tenacity Records

Signings And Free Performances Scheduled At Hastings Stores Throughout Texas And Oklahoma Singer/songwriter/guitarist JOHNNY COOPER will celebrate the August 11 release of his third album FOLLOW (Tenacity Records)–an evocative blend of soul, blues, rock and pop that’s exemplified by the first single “Bring Me Down”–by spending time with the fans who have supported his ascent […]

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I Love This Bar: Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville — Las Vegas, NV

This is the first in a recurring series where, as the spirit moves us, we review bars and restaurants owned, endorsed, trademarked or frequented by the artists we cover. This week, Lindsay Eanet discusses marketing genius/pirate/calypso-country megastar Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville bar/restaurant chain. With the exception of KISS, no artist has been able to turn their […]

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The Revival Tour: Second Annual Nationwide Trek

Oct. 13 -Nov. 22 CHUCK RAGAN, JIM WARD, KEVIN SECONDS (Nov. 3-5), FRANK TURNER, TIM BARRY, JOEY CAPE, DAVE HAUSE, JENNY OWEN YOUNGS, POSSESSED BY PAUL JAMES, JON SNODGRASS, CHAD PRICE, AUSTIN LUCAS, BOB LUCAS, AUDRA MAE, TOM COOK, STEVEN BRODSKY, WATER TOWER BUCKET BOYS, ANDERSON FAMILY BLUEGRASS BAND, members of THE ZYDEPUNKS, JON GAUNT, […]

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A Word From Our Rascal Flatts Contest Winner…

From Rascal Flatts ticket contest winner Susan Dudt: “Jessica and I had such a great time! …We got to meet Gary, Joe Don and Jay…of course it was very brief but that’s how meet and greets are.  We did speak with them…found ourselves in a very funny group hug with them.. and got a great […]

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We Like Free Things: Luke Bryan’s Video Contest

Here’s what we know about Luke Bryan. He’s a ruggedly handsome singer-songwriter with a new album, Doin’ My Thing, coming out soon. And he’s offering you money. Sort of. Zooppa, a user-generated advertising site, is hosting a video contest for fans to create an original video for his first single, “I Do.” In addition to […]

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Can Anyone Please Tell Us Where The Dixie Chicks Are?

Unlike most of Middle America, we here at Country Music Pride refuse to give up on The Dixie Chicks, even though we haven’t heard from the girls since 2007, when their last album, Taking the Long Way, scored a couple of big Grammy Awards, including an unexpected Album of the Year. But they’re not touring […]

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Steve Shiffman & The Land of No

Anti-folk has been used to describe this East coast wonder known as Steve Shiffman & The Land of No. Indeed the elements of modern anti-folk are present in this melodic record, however it can be more clearly stated by considering Steve Shiffman as a bridging sound from the singer/songwriter/folk movement that is taking over all […]

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