THE WAR AND TREATY AND DON SCHLITZ ANNOUNCED FOR FOURTH ANNUAL DOTTIE WEST BIRTHDAY BASH HOSTED BY JEANNIE SEELY

The star-studded fourth annual Dottie West Birthday Bash presented by Gus Arrendale and Springer Mountain Farms has announced Americana Music Association Duo/Group of the Year award winner, The War And Treaty and Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member, Don Schlitz will join the stellar line-up at this year’s celebration, including previously announced event host and 55 yr member of the Grand Ole Opry, Jeannie Seely and honoree Charlie McCoy. Additional performers include … Continue reading THE WAR AND TREATY AND DON SCHLITZ ANNOUNCED FOR FOURTH ANNUAL DOTTIE WEST BIRTHDAY BASH HOSTED BY JEANNIE SEELY

LORETTA LYNN’SFRIENDS AND PEERSREFLECT ON HER PASSING

“Celebrating the life of Loretta Lynn. One of my highest honors was being joined by her and George Jones on a song I wrote called ‘Country Music Has The Blues.’”-Billy Ray Cyrus “The world has lost a treasured icon, and I have lost a friend of more than sixty years. I have so many wonderful memories of touring with Loretta, sharing stages all over the … Continue reading LORETTA LYNN’SFRIENDS AND PEERSREFLECT ON HER PASSING

Pete Drake To Make History As First Steel Guitarist Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame 

May 1 Gala Will Feature A Retrospective Of Drake’s Extraordinary Life As Musician, Producer, Publisher, Label Founder & Recording Artist Pete Drake will make history as the first steel guitarist to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Drake, who was once featured on 59 of the 75 songs on Billboard’s Top Country Hitschart, also enjoyed success as a producer, publisher, record label founder and recording artist. … Continue reading Pete Drake To Make History As First Steel Guitarist Inducted Into The Country Music Hall of Fame 

“It’s Christmas Time”: Interview with Deborah Allen

“It’s Christmas Time, It’s Christmas Time” It’s that time of year when we celebrate the birth of our savior and enjoy quality time with friends and family. Deborah Allen speaks to Music Matters Magazine and gives the insight to her Christmas and how she will be spending it this year. Ryan: Christmas is a time for joy and happiness to spend with friends and family. … Continue reading “It’s Christmas Time”: Interview with Deborah Allen

Balsam Range releases first Christmas album

October 27th world-renowned Bluegrass quintet BALSAM RANGE delivers an orchestrated holiday album of contemporary and traditional tunes. Balsam Ridge brings a new and exciting spin on timeless Christmas classics. BALSAM RANGE, formed in 2007, has become one of the genre’s most award-winning acts in recent years, garnering 10 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards on the heels of six critically-acclaimed albums. This year, they are nominated … Continue reading Balsam Range releases first Christmas album

Congratulations to this years Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees!

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!

Watch the 2016 Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees Announcement on March 29th; Hosted by CMHOF member Brenda Lee

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