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Kenny Chesney "Poets and Pirates Tour"

by Lisa Kiser Featuring Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes, Gary Allan and Luke Brian Shiver me timbers – you’ll never see hicks and chicks file into Ford Field like they do when Kenny and company come to town. Our pirates were welcomed to the D with open arms in a full house of screaming […]

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Pedro the Lion

by Jason Estopinal Country Music Goodness had the privilege of talking on the phone with Pedro The Lion’s front man David Bazan while him and his band was driving through Canada on tour. Discussing politics, the Christian faith and carbohydrates, this conversation lasted 3 hours in length and unfortunately had to be downsized to what […]

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Silver Jews

by Rebecca Zaragoza One could research the Silver Jews and their music and come to find some common themes throughout texts. I encourage you to do so and you will begin to resonate with this proposal. When you consider the criticisms written by music’s brightest elitists, you find patterns and a passion of a band… […]

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Jewel “Perfectly Clear” Valory Music Co.

by Jody Mason Women who came of age during the ‘90’s keenly recall the emotional range and husky vibrato of Jewel’s voice. It comes as no surprise that she has signed on to country label Valory Music Co. and her newest album is due to release on June 3rd. Her hit single, “Stronger Woman,” echoes […]

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Josh Turner "Jackson County Fair Performance"

by Lisa Kiser Featuring Josh Turner and Jake Owen Yee-haw! As I rolled my pickup into the Jackson County Fairgrounds, I was alive with anticipation about an evening of sweet country tunes at the county fair. I had no right to be so giddy; having seen Turner on two other occasions, but somehow the prospect […]

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Dolly Parton “Backwoods Barbie” Dolly Records

by Jody Mason We haven’t seen a mainstream record from the legendary Dolly Parton in 17 years, and it seems she has remained true to her classic style after all this time. Backwoods Barbie includes the single “Better Get to Livin’,” a characteristically upbeat song that is countrified by Dolly’s bluegrass voice singing gospel-style lyrics. […]

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Carrie Underwood “Carnival Ride” Arista

by LK Get your tickets and hold on tight for the Carnival Ride tour, featuring Grand Ole Opry inductee and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood! The tour stopped to play at the Dow Arena in Saginaw, MI, gathering a variety of fans ranging from the young to the young at heart. Underwood’s mass appeal, springboarded […]

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