The 2016 Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees were announced in a live streaming media only press conference this morning. The press conference was hosted by Country Music and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Brenda Lee. The first inductee to be announced was the legendary Fred Foster who founded Monument Records and launched the careers of many legendary country and rock musicians Roy … Continue reading Congratulations to this years Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees!
Denny Strickland – “Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)” Press Release: NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Country newcomer and Arkansas native Denny Strickland salutes icon Kris Kristofferson with his acoustic video of “Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again).” The video, part of The Cellar Sessions (Strickland’s latest efforts with Producer/Director Brian Harstine), was filmed at … Continue reading Check out Denny Strickland’s acoustic video performance of a Kris Kristofferson classic; “Loving Her Was Easier”
The CMA will live stream its media-only press conference revealing the 2016 Country Music Hall Of Fame inductees March 29 at 10am CT. CMHOF member Brenda Lee will host the announcement and introduce inductees in three categories: Veterans Era, Modern Era and Non-Performer. Continue reading Watch the 2016 Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees Announcement on March 29th; Hosted by CMHOF member Brenda Lee
Springtime isn’t just for allergies, cleaning and weekend jaunts! As we brush off the stench of winter, we prepare for another season of concerts and a British invasion! Aaron Spiers, bassist for British rock band RavenEye, chatted with me about the band and their current endeavors. RavenEye will be the supporting band for British rock band, The Darkness this spring on the Back to … Continue reading RavenEye to Support The Darkness This Spring
Last week I had the privilege of sitting down with up and coming country music artist Josh Goodlett to talk about his newly released single, his influences, and how this journey all came about. Josh, a native of Taylorsville, KY, knows all about working hard to get to where he wants to be. He was brought up working on the family farm before and after … Continue reading Josh Goodlett talks about his new single and more!
Rock The Arena in Toledo, OH is a Savage Live event that featured some of the greatest rock bands of the 80’s. The Sold Out crowd filled The University of Toledo’s John F. Savage Arena as they would be greeted with performances by Trixter, Firehouse, Lita Ford, Dokken, Warrant, Winger, Ratt and Bret Michaels. Check out our teaser slideshow of photos from the event to … Continue reading Rock The Arena 2016 Photo Gallery Teaser
This week’s episode of “The Pickup” is a big one!! Adam Wurtzel brings you all of the latest news, CD releases, and interviews from today’s hottest country stars and some of the greatest legends to ever step foot on a country stage! Did you know that Rocker Cyndi Lauper is recording a country album? or How about actor Kiefer Sutherland recording a country album and … Continue reading Country stars pay tribute to Joey Feek on this week’s episode of “The Pickup” and much more!
What could possibly be better than some of that sweet cherry pie? Erik Turner, founding member and guitarist for Warrant took some time to catch up with me. We touch on several topics including touring, the upcoming Rock the Arena in Toledo, Ohio, and why I scream, you scream, we all scream for Warrant. First off, I mentioned to Erik that Warrant was touring this … Continue reading Warrant Rocks the Arena This Weekend
Forget about basketball, brackets and March Madness! The place you will want to be on March 19 is the John F. Savage Arena in Toledo, Ohio! This weekend, Trixter will share the stage with other bands of the glam metal era for a full day of rock. I spoke with PJ Farley, bassist of Trixter, who shared with me details of the Human Era Tour, … Continue reading Trixter To Play Rock the Arena in Toledo, Ohio
Wintour 2016 made its way to the Wright State University Nutter Center where a sold out crowd was eagerly awaiting performances from PVRIS, AWOLNATION and the headliner for the evening, Fall Out Boy. PVRIS began the night with a short setlist that left the crowd thirsty for more. PVRIS’ lead vocalist/guitarist Lynn Gunn led the group with her haunting vocals and confident stage presence. Alex … Continue reading Fall Out Boy Sells Out Wright State University’s Nutter Center with Special Guests PVRIS and AWOLNATION