Kelsea Ballerni Means It

Kelsea Ballerini is soon to be a household name, especially with the success of her single, “Love Me Like You Mean It.” She has been honored as one of CMT’s Next Women of Country and will soon have everyone singing along with her. Say what you like about Taylor Swift, but someone has to take her place … Read more Kelsea Ballerni Means It

How to Be a Country Music Artist According to Stock Photos

Country music’s core fan base always has and always will love a down home lyric and the twang of a good guitar. But, in the popular culture at large country music is either in or it’s out. Right now, with shows like “Nashville” and “Duck Dynasty” showcasing country music and the country lifestyle, and artists … Read more How to Be a Country Music Artist According to Stock Photos

Eight Bumper Stickers That Make Me Worry About America

Bumper stickers are weird. Just as when choosing a tattoo, one must carefully consider what one attaches to one’s bumper. Here are some perplexing stick-on sentiments people have chosen to share with the world, or at least certain stretches of highway throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. That’s where I saw these gems (Yes, actual mottos, credos, warnings, and … Read more Eight Bumper Stickers That Make Me Worry About America

7 Things Southern Girls Must Do: Join the Junior League

This series will cover seven essentials every Southern girl must do to earn her keep. While we don’t much care for rules, we do believe there are certain things one simply must do in order to call oneself a true Southern girl. Here’s one. Every Southern girl must join the Junior League. And by Junior League, … Read more 7 Things Southern Girls Must Do: Join the Junior League

Karla Davis: Nashville’s Sweetest Star

Karla Davis is one of our favorite new artists. We met this soulful singer/songwriter at Ronnie Dunn’s Nashville studio, where she absolutely floored us with her original song Country Gone. We also really love getting to know this girl, who has skills and talents that we know will go far in contributing to her continued success. … Read more Karla Davis: Nashville’s Sweetest Star

Ronnie Dunn’s Country Home: The Forge

A team from Country Outfitter recently visited Ronnie Dunn’s country home near Nashville. The so-called barn, aka The Forge, serves as sanctuary and getaway for Ronnie, his wife Janine, and their friends and family. We couldn’t stop ooh-ing and ah-ing over the breathtaking design (not to mention the scenery) and thought you’d like a peek … Read more Ronnie Dunn’s Country Home: The Forge

Redneck Riviera and a Nashville Palace: Reasons to Love John Rich

Redneck Riviera, USA– Country music artist John Rich might be the busiest man in Nashville. He’s got a solo career, he’s half of the duo Big & Rich, and the man won season 11 of Celebrity Apprentice. Trump is no easy boss so we know the mind of a mogul is under that big hat. Rich … Read more Redneck Riviera and a Nashville Palace: Reasons to Love John Rich

Ronnie Dunn Recording Studio: Behind the Scenes

Last week a team from Country Outfitter headed to Nashville to the incredible Ronnie Dunn recording studio–the one that just happens to be in the “barn” behind his home just outside Music City. (We had a rough time staffing this trip, as you can imagine, but someone’s got to do the dirty work.) Country Outfitter … Read more Ronnie Dunn Recording Studio: Behind the Scenes

Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash at Home: Exclusive Interview with John Carter Cash Part 2

We’re celebrating the complex romance of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. Often turbulent, but always sure, their decades-long love affair has been chronicled in print and film since they first met in the early 1950s and married in 1968. Through the worst of times, the couple managed to keep saying yes, to each other … Read more Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash at Home: Exclusive Interview with John Carter Cash Part 2

Exclusive Eric Paslay: Less Than Whole

We love hearing the stories behind the songs. In this exclusive Eric Paslay clip, he tells the story behind the powerful song, “Less Than Whole.” Paslay has made a name for himself by being a guy who knows how to have a good time on a Friday night, but there’s a lot more to this … Read more Exclusive Eric Paslay: Less Than Whole

COUNTRY THIS: At Home with Ronnie Dunn

Ronnie Dunn is a country music singer and songwriter. For years he was the dominant voice of the duo Brooks and Dunn, which holds the record for most awarded act in the history of country music. Dunn’s second solo album, Peace Love and Country Music will be released April 8th. In these COUNTRY THIS posts Ronnie … Read more COUNTRY THIS: At Home with Ronnie Dunn

Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash at Home: Exclusive Interview with John Carter Cash Part 1

The romance of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash was famously complex. The often turbulent, decades-long romance has been chronicled in print and film since they first met in the early 1950s and married in 1968. Through the worst of times, the couple managed to keep saying yes, to each other and their relationship. With … Read more Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash at Home: Exclusive Interview with John Carter Cash Part 1