With the current prominence of such groups as Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts and The Band Perry, country-pop trios seem to be Nashville’s latest trend. As a result, my impulse reaction upon receiving the self-titled debut album from Edens Edge was skepticism tinged with wariness and topped with an overdramatic eye-roll. Here comes another flock of […]
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If one were to scroll through my Twitter page, they might be disappointed to find there isn’t much substance. Half of it is a testament to my hopelessly-single-girl obsession with my future wedding, the other half consists of my feeble attempts at being clever. Regardless, one of my most compelling gems of insight simply reads: “I […]
By: Gillian McClellan The first step is admitting that you are powerless over your addiction, so…Hello, my name is Gillian, and I’m a Caglehead. It all began at the tender age of 13, playing “Chicks Dig It“ on repeat and day-dreaming that my own knight in shining Wranglers would bust through our fence and carry me […]
By: Brilane Pierce As the dynamic duo took the stage, merely two black shadows in front of a curtain, the audience roared even before the lights went up. As the lights flashed on, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush opened the show as the only two performs on the stage. Kristian on the guitar (of course), […]
By Mandy Slegers It was another HOT weekend out at Stagecoach this year – the sun was hot, the guys and gals were hot and of course all of the artists were hot! Once again The Stagecoach Festival was a great big country party that lasted all weekend. With three days to the festival again […]
By Jon Black — If one were to parse the entire pantheon of country music heroes for a quartet that embodies all that is great and good in country music, it would be hard to imagine a line-up more epic than Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson.
Taylor Holingsworth, guitarist of Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band, has slowly but surely made his own way into an Oberst-like spotlight. Growing up in Alabama, Taylor was hired as a back-up guitarist for several bands. In these bands, he mastered both the art of rhythmic rock tunes and the title of a young […]