Aaron Parker is an unabashed '90s country music superfan. It's no surprise, then, that Parker's sound is reminiscent of the era, simultaneously evoking a classic sound while impressive production makes his debut EP simultaneously current.
The NMC should enhance the musical landscape in Calgary by becoming a focal point for activity, and create a bridge to the music industry across the country. It will be a hub for community events and activities in Calgary's East Village, a key part of that area's redevelopment. It will spur cultural tourism and likely be a catalyst for employment in commercial music and related sectors.
As the saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas. That was certainly the case for rising country star Mitch Rossell over the weekend, where he celebrated his birthday in much bigger fashion than he could have ever imagined.
There is something nostalgic about Americana roots music that whisks you away to a bygone era of singing guitars and rock stars. Before people could escape through internet, video games and smartphones, there was blues and rock 'n' roll.
I'm basically a positive person and have plenty of experience with hardship so I know this will get easier, but all the usual short term solutions to get through this haven't been working. So I decided to do the opposite of everything I normally do and one is that I switched my morning radio station from adult contemporary to country.
f you have big dreams, Brice says you better be ready for rejection. The path to your big dream is a very long and difficult one. Brice's motto is to "keep on grinding."
Suppose just for a minute that you were a music writer, somebody who writes articles about music and musicians, and one day you found out about The Wild West Songwriters Festival.
Have you ever noticed what a profound change music can make on a person? It can change their mood in just a few notes, or it can make a person truly introspective within a chord.
Howdy! I have a confession to make; I cheated on Broadway with Nashville this weekend. This little New Yorker visited THE city of country music, of my girl Taylor Swift, of cowboy hats, of southern accents and fried chicken.
It's no secret I have a huge girl crush on Kacey Musgraves. Her voice is soft and pure. This allows for her snarky and cruelly honest words to float i...
I'll admit it. When the Steve Grand video "All American Boy" dropped in 2013 with the tagline "first openly gay country artist," my teeth clenched. I had been working on unveiling my band Indiana Queen as the first openly gay country band for months.
It's been a busy few days for Billy Currington. In the span of less than a week, the country star notched his tenth career number-one single with "Don't It," released his sixth album, Summer Forever, and kicked off the summer-long Shotgun Rider Tour with Tim McGraw.
For Laura Bell Bundy, a wait that felt like a lifetime is finally over. After more than five years, Another Piece of Me, the much-anticipated follow-up to her major-label debut album, is finally in stores.
There's been a lot of talk about the place of women in country music lately, so it seems like the perfect time for two women to host the 2015 CMT Music Awards, and with any luck whatsoever, that is what we intend to do this Wednesday night on CMT.
Country fans with tickets to Dierks Bentley's 40-city Sounds of Summer Tour, which kicks off June 5 in Raleigh, will be doing themselves a major disservice if they don't show up to venues early.
Many of the regional musicians who recorded in Bristol did not go on to fame and fortune, but their contributions to country music are acknowledged and honored at last in this reimagined tribute project.