Multi-platinum selling Phil Vassar, whose career has garnered 10 No. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits including signature self-penned hits “Just Another Day in Paradise” and “Carlene,” is a 2021 nominee for Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nominated in the Songwriter/Artist category, Vassar has also written top-charting songs for artists Tim McGraw (“My Next Thirty Years,”” For a Little While”), Alan Jackson (“Right on the Money”), … Continue reading PHIL VASSAR ANNOUNCED AS A 2021 NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME NOMINEE
GRAMMY®-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed away today, Sunday, March 29, from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19). His family respects their privacy at this time. We mourn the loss of this great artist and individual that’s gone to soon. Our prayers are with the family and friends of Joe Diffie, may God rest his soul and may we all take a moment to reflect and appreciate … Continue reading JOE DIFFIE PASSED AWAY AT AGE 61 FROM COMPLICATIONS OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19)
Hometown Rising kicked off it’s first ever annual event Saturday, September 14th. Gates opened at noon, with 70,000 fans flocking to the Louisville based festival over the span of two days. Two days packed with Kentucky bourbon and live music, what else does a person need? The experience of Hometown Rising is beyond any other experience you’ll encounter. Speaking of bourbon, tents of Boone County, … Continue reading Hometown Rising LIVE COVERAGE
Hometown Rising Country Music Festival is upon us and the weather here in Kentucky is just right for a weekend of country music and bourbon! The performance times are announced and now it’s time to plan where to be, and which artist to watch and where! Scroll on down for the full list of times and stage locations. A limited number of Hometown Rising exclusive … Continue reading Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival Music Performance Times
FINALLY the wait is over! The announcement came today with months of anticipation and hoping to see some of country’s biggest superstars while enjoying some fine Kentucky bourbon. Hometown Rising kicks off September 14th with country music legend Tim McGraw! Sharing the stage is Little Big Town, Dwight Yoakam, Frankie Ballard, The Cadillac Three, Jimmie Allen, Lindsay Ell, and more! Sunday is headlined by LUKE … Continue reading Tim McGraw headlines Hometown Rising’s Star Studded Lineup!
Cole Bradley is Canadian native but Nashville is home to this rising star. Hot off the release of his new single “What We’ll Get Into” Cole is taking 2018 by the horns. “Moving to Nashville has been incredible, it’s really opened my eyes to the country music industry. The culture, the weather, and being a ‘small fish in a large pond’ in the music business … Continue reading Cole Bradley makes summer time splash with single “What We’ll Get Into”
Billy Yates announced a new show that will take place in Brenson, MS. “Songwriters in the Round” will kick off at the Americana Theatre April 6th, 2018 The first three shows will feature two of Nashville’s most gifted songwriters, Kerry Kurt Phillips, whose songwriting credits include: “Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)” (Joe Diffie), “Down On The Farm” (Tim McGraw), and “She Let Herself Go” (George … Continue reading Billy Yates announces a new show “Songwriters in the Round”
As Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Soul to Soul tour moves on strong week by week country duo Locash will be hitting the road with them for this weeks shows. Locash will be opening three shows in Sunset, Tampa, and Orlando, Florida. This once in a life time line up has just became more stacked with Locash on the bill! Lucas and Brust have a … Continue reading LOCASH JOIN TIM MCGRAW AND FAITH HILL’S SOUL2SOUL TOUR THIS WEEKEND
Be sure to watch this week’s episode of “The Pickup” as Adam Wurtzel speaks with the latest Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Charlie Daniels, Fred Foster and Mary Davis Travis (on behalf of CMHOF Inductee Randy Travis). Also featured on this week’s episode are interviews and music news from Justin Moore, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Cyndi Lauper, and Brett Eldredge. … Continue reading Newly announced Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Charlie Daniels on the latest episode of The Pickup and more
The Latest episode of the pickup features interviews with Bill Anderson, Ronnie McDowell, Collin Raye and others at the 2nd annual Legendary Lunch. Host, Adam Wurtzel talks about Country Hits Back featuring Wade Hayes and others, Tim McGraw’s newest single “Humble and Kind” and Kelly Clarkson’s new children’s book. Kenny Rogers takes time to talk about his upcoming farewell tour to spend more time with … Continue reading Watch The Latest Episode of The Pickup Featuring Collin Raye, Wade Hayes, Bill Anderson and more!