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So Who is Playing CMA Festival 2014? We Have the Answer

We find ourselves in the thick of the festival announcement season. All the summer festivals are busy getting out their lineups in an effort to ramp up ticket sales as the fans sit in cold houses, dreaming of heat waves and nights spend swaying to the music. For country music, there is no better festival

Toby Keith Tells You to Shut Up and Hold On

As the prophecy foretold, or rather, as he promised, Toby Keith had a big announcement for fans on Monday (March 3rd), and he didn’t bail on that promise. The star is embarking on a 2014 tour in just a few short months, as revealed to fans via YouTube. Keith used a video of fans of

Eric Church Serves Up Six Free Shows in Two Days

Eric Church has got a busy couple of days coming up, and his fans in Indianapolis, Indiana, Rootstown, Ohio, Chicago, Greenville, South Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta are set to reap the benefits. The country star has been baiting fans with numerous videos in the run up to the release of his new album,

Jake Owen Fills Summer with Days of Gold Tour

Country star Jake Owen has just revealed a series of tour dates in support of his latest album Days of Gold. The 55 city trek kicks off on March 20th with a show in Brookings, South Dakota and will see Owen makes stops in New York, Virginia Beach, Buffalo, Wichita, and Atlanta among others, before

Nickel Creek Unveils New Album, Spring Concert Tour

It’s a good day for Nickel Creek fans, as the band announced that they’re reuniting after a lengthy hiatus, with a new album and tour in the works. “WE’RE (as they say) GETTING THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, Y’ALL!!! A record, a tour…” Band member Chris Thile wrote in a tweet that was retweeted yesterday by

Tim McGraw Set for Summer Tour with Cassadee Pope

“The Voice” season three champion Cassadee Pope has just announced that she’ll be accompanying Tim McGraw on the road for his ‘Sundown Heaven’ tour. Tweeting last Friday, Pope said: “Oh ya know. Just gunna join @TheTimMcGraw for the #SundownHeavenTown Tour! More details coming soon!! :D worth the wait, right?!” Exact tour dates are yet to

Country Music Gets Documentary Treatment by Ken Burns

PBS documentary maker Ken Burns is planning on creating a documentary series which is set to examine the roots of country music and how it has changed from its beginnings through to the present day for a multi-episode series due to air on public broadcasting. The country series explores the question, “what is country music.”