John Prine And Margo Price Are A Perfect Match For “In Spite Of Ourselves”

The Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island is the summer music festival to go to for country and americana fans. You may debate that, but few other places mesh the rich history and vibrant future of the genre like Newport. Where else can you find John Prine and Margo Price onstage this summer? Their pairing … Read more John Prine And Margo Price Are A Perfect Match For “In Spite Of Ourselves”

Maren Morris Took The Ryman To Church Singing “Down To The River” With Little Big Town

Miranda Lambert is not the only guest Little Big Town invited onstage at the Ryman. Maren Morris joined the group onstage for an inspiring a capella cover of “Down To The River To Pray”, an old South Gospel classic. The resulting five-part harmony filled the air with an angelic gospel sound that fit perfectly with … Read more Maren Morris Took The Ryman To Church Singing “Down To The River” With Little Big Town

Maren Morris’ Live Video For “Drunk Girls Don’t Cry” Puts You In The Front Row

Maren Morris is having a fantastic week. She is on tour celebrating the massive success of her debut album “Hero”, she just got engaged to Ryan Hurd, and she just released a killer live video for her single “Drunk Girls Don’t Cry.” The video is an intimate look at the onstage and behind the scenes … Read more Maren Morris’ Live Video For “Drunk Girls Don’t Cry” Puts You In The Front Row

Garth Brooks Once Hired Eric Stonestreet As a Concert Security Guard

Concert security has the best seat in the house, but because of their job, they always have to face to crowd with their back turned to the stage. Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family”) worked security for Garth Brooks in Manhattan, KS during Garth’s (ONE) tour in 1995. He has the pictures to prove it. But he … Read more Garth Brooks Once Hired Eric Stonestreet As a Concert Security Guard

Kelsea Ballerini Walks Through The Many Outfits She’s Worn At The Opry

Kelsea Ballerini has played the Grand Ole Opry many times in her fairytale career. Despite having only released one full album, Ballerini has risen to country superstardom and played the Opry six times. She didn’t even get around to singing “Peter Pan” until her fifth appearance. As her career has progressed, so has her onstage … Read more Kelsea Ballerini Walks Through The Many Outfits She’s Worn At The Opry

Keith Urban And Frankie Ballard Perform One Of The Most Epic Covers Of The Summer

Summer is the season for live music. Everyone is on the road opening, headlining, and playing festivals with one another. This means we are bound to get some pretty epic collaborations and performances. One of the most impressive performances of this summer came during the Great Jones County Fair in Monticello, Iowa when Frankie Ballard … Read more Keith Urban And Frankie Ballard Perform One Of The Most Epic Covers Of The Summer

Sturgill Simpson Is Having The Time Of His Life In Japan

Summer is a slow time in the music industry. Artists are either on tour, vacation, or generally hiding from the spotlight. Some go to the beach, some stay at home watching Netflix and generally chilling. But no one is like Sturgill Simpson who is winning the hearts and minds of the Japanese people one karaoke … Read more Sturgill Simpson Is Having The Time Of His Life In Japan

Gwen Stefani Is Being Sued For Gross Negligence and Recklessness After “Causing A Stampede” During A Show In Charlotte

Gwen Stefani is being sued by a woman who was injured in a “stampede” created by Stefani during a recent show in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to the Charlotte Observer, Stefani encouraged fans from lawn seats to fill in empty space in reserved seating and the standing section in front of the stage. This allegedly … Read more Gwen Stefani Is Being Sued For Gross Negligence and Recklessness After “Causing A Stampede” During A Show In Charlotte

25 Years After Saving The Ryman, Emmylou Harris Still Seeks To Make A Difference With Her Music

Emmylou Harris is celebrating the 25th anniversary and rerelease of her live album “‘Emmylou Harris and The Nash Ramblers at The Ryman.” Instead of playing a song from the album, she covered a Steve Earle classic, “Pilgrim”, dedicated to the more than 65 million displaced persons across the globe. By 1992, the Ryman Auditorium had … Read more 25 Years After Saving The Ryman, Emmylou Harris Still Seeks To Make A Difference With Her Music

Coldplay Invited A Fan In A Wheelchair Onstage To Play A Song And It Was Amazing

Crowd surfing and Coldplay do not mix. I have seen Coldplay twice–their shows are more for people who like to slightly sway side-to-side while singing along with the band. Wheelchairs and floor seats at a concert, sadly, do no mix. Fans who cannot stand at concerts would be forced to look at the sweaty backs … Read more Coldplay Invited A Fan In A Wheelchair Onstage To Play A Song And It Was Amazing

Garth Met A Fan Who Hadn’t Been To A Concert Since Elvis, So He Sang A Song Just For Her

Interesting people keep coming out of the wood work in Louisiana to see Garth Brooks. Brooks’ show features a request segment in which he mingles with the crowd, meeting some interesting people and then singing acoustic solo versions of songs just for them. One of his recent guests was celebrating her 89th birthday and hadn’t … Read more Garth Met A Fan Who Hadn’t Been To A Concert Since Elvis, So He Sang A Song Just For Her

Miley Cyrus And Jimmy Fallon Perform Amazing Cover Of “Jolene” In Disguise In A NYC Subway

New York City is full of buskers. Everyone with a day off or no job at all sit in subway stations or on sidewalks playing music to make a buck. It’s not rare to hear someone talented, but to hear a familiar voice, like that of Miley Cyrus or Jimmy Fallon, well that is unusual. … Read more Miley Cyrus And Jimmy Fallon Perform Amazing Cover Of “Jolene” In Disguise In A NYC Subway