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Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean Captivated Fans With An Attitude, An Edge And A Confidence That Shouted – “This Is My Kinda Party”

The curtain dropped, the crowd rose and the evening erupted. Jason Aldean was in town, at the Comcast Center and – headlining ! You might remember Jason played the Comcast back in 2008 as an opening act on the Tim McGraw tour. But on Sunday night, June 5, 2011 beneath the pavilion of a setting […]

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Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean Lead CMT Music Awards Nominees

In a very close race, hot country newcomers and veteran superstars battle for top votes in the final round of the 2010 CMT Music Awards. Leading the way with three nominations each, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift andCarrie Underwood are top contenders according to the list of full nominees which was revealed at People.com on Tuesday (May 11). Following closely behind are Kenny […]

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Interview: Bucky Covington

When someone comes of age in a town with a name like Rockingham, North Carolina, you’d better hope they can live up to that reputation. Bucky Covington has been Rockingham’s finest Ambassador of Rock since long before his stint on Season 5 of American Idol, and you’d best believe his growing fanbase and rising presence […]

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Wildhorse Saloon House Band Competition story

The first night of competition of the World-Famous Wildhorse Saloon House Band Search Competition was all about energy—the crowd brought it, and each band brought it. The audience really got into the competition, as they crowded the dance floor and cheered for their favorite performers. Five amazing bands competed for the finalist slot, but it […]

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Great American Taxi “Reckless Habits” Thirty Tigers

Listening to the band’s second release, it is no wonder why Great American Taxi has become a favorite on the jam band circuit, and it’s not because they happen to be led by Leftover Salmon frontman Vince Herman (Although, I’m sure that doesn’t hurt.).  These guys play with skill and an infectious energy that deserves […]

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SxSW 2010 DAY FOUR

also see: DAY ONE | DAY TWO | DAY THREE | DAY FOUR In a decade of SxSW adventures, I have never encountered a night as cold as Saturday.  To call it “unseasonable” does not begin to do it justice. The mercury dropped to 37 degrees, accented by a biting wind howling through the streets […]

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SxSW 2010 DAY THREE

also see: DAY ONE | DAY TWO | DAY THREE | DAY FOUR As I blog about last night’s SxSW shows, it is 43 degrees, windy, gray and rainy outside.  Forty-three degrees? I thought this was supposed to be Texas!  I’m thinking I’m going to cover lots of indoor shows tonight. I spent much of […]

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The 2010 Lilith Fair Lineup is Kind of Awesome.

Remember Lilith Fair? The Sarah McLachlan-curated touring festival/gathering of womanly vibes that took America by storm in the ’90s? Well, it’s back. And we’re excited. The festival, which includes female artists from the rock, pop, country, folk, hip-hop and R&B worlds coming together, announced their initial lineup this week, and there are plenty of CMP-approved […]

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