Guy Charles Clark: 1941 – 2016
Guy Clark

Grammy-winner, Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame member, Academy of Country Music Poet’s Award honoree, and fearless raconteur Guy Charles Clark died Tuesday after a long illness.
He was born in the dusty west Texas town of Monahans on November 6, 1941. The family lived at his grandmother’s 13-room shotgun hotel; home to bomber pilots, drifters, oilmen Read more…

Featured Bonnaroo Artist: Sam Bush
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The King of Telluride, Sam Bush, is returning to Bonnaroo for another set of feel good, new grass vibes. Bush performs with the same energy he had when he started 40 years ago. Probably most well known as a founding member of Newgrass Revival with Curtis Burch, Ebo Walker, and Courtney Johnson, Bush Read more…

Shenandoah Returns To The Opry After 17 Years
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This weekend, for the first time in nearly 25 years, country music group Shenandoah will return to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. After a 17 year absence, lead singer Marty Raybon has returned to front the group who will perform on the Opry stage this Friday night, May 6 and Saturday night, Read more…

Bonnaroo at 15: The Masterminds Behind the Festival
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CMA Music Fest Announces Four Days Of Free Concerts
Chase Rice performs at the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage on Friday, June 12 during the 2015 CMA Music Festival in downtown Nashville.

Chase Rice performs at the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage on Friday, June 12 during the 2015 CMA Music Festival in downtown Nashville.

Country Music fans attending the 2016 CMA Music Festival will be ready to party on the Cumberland with the announcement of performers for the Riverfront Stage. From legendary acts to Country’s newest rising stars, Read more…

Featured Bonnaroo Artist: The Wood Brothers
The Wood Brothers

Photo by Brad Lykken

The Wood Brothers are making another appearance at Bonnaroo. The brothers pursued separate music careers for 15 years before Oliver sat in with Medeski Martin, and the Wood brothers realized they should be playing together.

Initially signed to Blue Note they released “Ways Not to Lose” in 2006, “Loaded” in 2008, and Read more…

2016 ACM Winners List

Photo by the amazing Curtis Hilbun

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean – WINNER
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Miranda Lambert

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Brett Eldredge
Chris Stapleton – WINNER

Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Jana Kramer
Miranda Lambert – WINNER
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
*Florida Georgia Line – WINNER
Joey + Rory
Maddie & Tae

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Jeff White: Side Man Makes A Good Front Man
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The term, “highly anticipated” is tossed around often in music press, but it can’t begin to describe the excitement among true music insiders surrounding the release of Right Beside You, the new album from Jeff White.

Music journalist, Jon Weisberger, has called Jeff White “one of Nashville’s under-sung heroes for more than two decades.” White has Read more…

2016 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
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The Country Music Association announced today that Charlie Daniels, Fred Foster, and Randy Travis will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016.

Daniels will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category, while Travis will be inducted in the “Modern Era Artist” category. Foster will be inducted in the Read more…

Dan + Shay Celebrate First Number One
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ASCAP and BMI hosted a #1 party on Wed., March 16th to celebrate Warner Bros./Warner Music Nashville recording artists Dan + Shay’s first chart-topping hit, “Nothin’ Like You,” with co-writers Chris DeStefano and ACM Songwriter of the Year nominee Ashley Gorley. DeStefano, who also produced the track, earned his 13th #1 with the single, while Read more…

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