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Ninth Annual CMA Country Christmas to Air December 10 on ABC Network

Martina McBride CMA Country Christmas

REBA MCENTIRE RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR AS HOST FOR THE HOLIDAY MUSIC SPECIAL Performances Include Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, The Isaacs and Brett Young NASHVILLE – The ninth-annual “CMA Country Christmas” will air Monday, Dec….

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts New Members and Honors Reba McEntire

Ronnie Dunn Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, TN October 29, 2018 — Ronnie Dunn, K.T. Oslin, Byron Hill, Wayne Kirkpatrick and Joe Melson were officially inducted into the prestigious Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame last night in front of a sold-out industry audience at the Music City Center here. The musical contributions of the newest inductees were celebrated through star-studded performances of some of their biggest…

Ben Valine – Ground Speed

Ben Valine Fiddle

Ben Valine has stayed busy since he arrived at Belmont University in 2016. Now with a Master’s Degree in Commercial Guitar Performance, Valine is on the guitar faculty at Belmont and is finishing his second Master’s Degree in Viola performance. A talented performer with multiple instruments (I’m not sure there isn’t an instrument Ben can’t…

Album Review: Ags Connolly – Nothin’ Unexpected

Artist: Ags Connolly Album: Nothin’ Unexpected Year: 2017 Label: At The Helm Records Genre: Traditional Country Another Thursday, another album review! Sharing my favourite music finds is the best part of my job. This week I’ve got one for you that, given the name of the album, is quite ironic. Ags Connolly’s Nothin’ Unexpected is…

Lady Antebellum Sets the Stage for Our Kind of Vegas Residency at Palms Casino Resort in 2019

Lady Antebellum Our Kind of Vegas

NASHVILLE, TN (Oct. 24, 2018) – Current CMA Awards Vocal Group of the Year nominees Lady Antebellum has announced their first-ever Las Vegas residency, OUR KIND OF VEGAS, launching February 8, 2019 at the Palms Casino Resort’s Pearl Concert Theater. As the first Country act to headline the venue, the seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning trio will combine their chart-topping songs with unparalleled…

Concert Review: Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas

Country music is, at its core, about connection. There is nothing better than when an artist goes out of their way to make a genuine connection with the folks who believe in them the most – their fans. There are laughter and tears and by the end of the night, something unforgettable has been exchanged….


NASHVILLE, TN (October 22, 2018) – Delta Rae raises their voices with an empowering new anthem that calls for persistent resisters to get their “Hands Dirty” and vote for equality. Released October 19 on The Valory Music Co., the unflinching lyrics were a culmination of gender biases and resurfaced wounds in the #MeToo movement era. Opening up about her own personal experience lead vocalist Brittany Holljes wrote…

Introducing: Reverie Lane

Reverie, a state of being pleasantly lost in one’s thoughts; a daydream. Spencer Bartoletti and Presley Tucker of Reverie Lane’s dreamlike harmonies are like a breath of fresh air to country music. Though Reverie Lane isn’t a household name just yet, they’re bound to be. With influences like Stevie Nicks, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, and…

Olivia Bandy – Martha

With Halloween right around the corner, Olivia Bandy wanted to write a spooky song to share with the Lula 1892 community. After recalling an extra freaky paranormal experience at one of her favorite childhood camps in Blue Ridge George, the song “Martha” was born. “I go to this camp every October up in Blue Ridge,…