All posts in July 2017

Nashville Trivia: Season 5, Episode 20: Speed Trap Town

Let’s play Nashville trivia! Don’t miss new episodes of Nashville Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT on CMT. Get all of the latest Nashville news, videos and behind-the-scenes action on the Nashville Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram and join the conversation using #NashvilleCMT.

Joe Nichols Commits to Traditional Country

Through the years of country music trends, one thing that will never go out of style is Joe Nichols’ voice and the traditional country he sings. On his latest 12-track album Never Gets Old, he mostly sings about love — making it (“Hostage” and “Breathless”), falling for it to the sounds of live music (“Girl... Read more »

The Unbroken Circle: Remembering the Bristol Sessions

This summer marks the 90th anniversary of the “Big Bang” of modern country music, and it all happened over 12 days in Bristol, Tennessee. On July 25, 1927, New York-based producer Ralph Peer from the Victor Talking Machine Company started country music’s most famous recording sessions on the third floor of the town’s Taylor-Christian Hat... Read more »

Latest Edition of The Music of Nashville Arriving Aug. 10

Charles Esten’s remake of a Waylon Jennings hit is one of the 17 tracks featured on The Music of Nashville, Season 5 Volume 3 set for release on Aug. 10 by Big Machine Records. Esten performs “Dreaming My Dreams With You,” written by Allen Reynolds, on the album that marks the first-ever third volume soundtrack... Read more »

Funeral Services Held for Cajun Music Legend D.L. Menard

Funeral services were held Monday (July 31) in Lafayette, Louisiana, for D.L. Menard, a singer-songwriter widely known as the “Cajun Hank Williams.” Menard, who died Thursday at his home in Scott, Louisiana, at age 85, achieved acclaim with his 1962 recording of “La Porte en Arriere.” Sung in French, the song is also known as... Read more »

4 Reasons Why Chicago’s Windy City Smokeout Is One Of The Country’s Top Festivals – Forbes


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4 Reasons Why Chicago's Windy City Smokeout Is One Of The Country's Top Festivals
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Music. If you're a country music fan, you'll flip for the incredibly diverse lineup of artists (ranging from up-and-coming to established) that performs on two different stages, from noon to late evening. (This year, Kip Moore and Lee Brice headlined ...

4 Reasons Why Chicago’s Windy City Smokeout Is One Of The Country’s Top Festivals – Forbes


Forbes

4 Reasons Why Chicago's Windy City Smokeout Is One Of The Country's Top Festivals
Forbes
Music. If you're a country music fan, you'll flip for the incredibly diverse lineup of artists (ranging from up-and-coming to established) that performs on two different stages, from noon to late evening. (This year, Kip Moore and Lee Brice headlined ...

Queen of Country brings the harvest – Independent.ie


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Queen of Country brings the harvest
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Miranda is, of course, headlining the much-anticipated Harvest Country Music Festival in Westport House, Co Mayo, on August 26 (Nathan Carter plays the Enniskillen leg of Harvest on the following night in Fermanagh.) ... It features more than 40 ...

Kip Moore – 7 Flags Event Center, Clive USA – 2017 – YouTube

Kip Moore (Exclusive Live Streaming) at 7 Flags Event Center, Clive USA - Full Concert You must be logged in to continue streaming. Watch Live Here : http

Jon Pardi, Cole Swindell, Dan + Shay and More Share Top Festival Must-Haves

North America hosts more than 60 country music festivals throughout the year. And their performers are schooled on what to pack for all of them with fanny packs, sunscreen, big hats and cold beer being among the essentials. This weekend, an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown will air backstage interviews with Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker,... Read more »