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  • Blackberry Smoke's Charlie Starr on Working With Springsteen Producer

    Blackberry Smoke's Charlie Starr on Working With Springsteen Producer | ARTICLE

    This week Blackberry Smoke released the scorching double-live album and DVD Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina, but it looks like Smoke fans won't have to wait long to hear new music from the Southern rockers....

    July 25, 2014 4:53 PM ET
  • Forecastle Festival 2014's Greatest Country Moments

    Forecastle Festival 2014's Greatest Country Moments | ARTICLE

    To be clear, it's always been cool to like Dwight Yoakam. Music listeners in the "everything but country crowd" only started figuring that out in recent years. How else do you explain Dwight Yoakam — clad in...

    July 22, 2014 9:20 AM ET
  • Watch Blackberry Smoke Perform Live

    Watch Blackberry Smoke Perform Live | VIDEO

    Taking cues from the era of album-oriented Southern rock — not to mention cutting their teeth on club and arena stages nationwide night after night — perhaps the only thing surprising about Blackberry Smoke dropping a double-live...

    July 18, 2014 10:25 AM ET
  • Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn Among Top Americana Honorees

    Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn Among Top Americana Honorees | ARTICLE

    Classic rocker Jackson Browne, country legend Loretta Lynn, virtuosic accordionist Flaco Jimenez and genre-defying bluesman Taj Mahal will take home lifetime achievement awards at the Americana Music Honors and Awards ceremony in Nashville...

    July 8, 2014 9:59 AM ET
  • Bonnaroo 2014's Greatest Country Music Moments

    Bonnaroo 2014's Greatest Country Music Moments | ARTICLE

    Despite its standing as one of America's most sonically diverse music festivals, on paper, Bonnaroo's lineup is generally pretty light on country, despite the fact that Old Crow Medicine Show actually performed the festival's opening set when...

    June 17, 2014 10:16 AM ET
  • Dierks Bentley Jams with Ed Helms at Bonnaroo

    Dierks Bentley Jams with Ed Helms at Bonnaroo | ARTICLE

    "I have to do this to get boosted up; start my climb," Dierks Bentley, sipping on a spiked energy drink, told Rolling Stone Country a few hours before taking the stage at Bonnaroo on Sunday.

    June 16, 2014 5:13 PM ET
  • Black Keys Return to Club Roots for Exclusive Nashville Show

    Black Keys Return to Club Roots for Exclusive Nashville Show | ARTICLE

    With their eighth LP, Turn Blue, debuting at the top of the Billboard Albums Chart, the Black Keys might be the biggest rock band in the world at the moment, but you wouldn't have known...

    May 28, 2014 12:10 PM ET
  • Inside Miranda Lambert's Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

    Inside Miranda Lambert's Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit | ARTICLE

    At 30 years old, Miranda Lambert is a little young to have an exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. But on Friday, the Hall opens Miranda Lambert: Backstage Access, an installation displaying artifacts...

    May 15, 2014 11:05 AM ET
  • Jack White and Brendan Benson Revisit the Raconteurs

    Jack White and Brendan Benson Revisit the Raconteurs | ARTICLE

    Jack White's been busy these days with his own solo project and recording with his supergroup the Dead Weather, but he hasn't forgotten about the Raconteurs, his band with Brendan Benson. Last night at Nashville's Ryman...

    December 19, 2013 10:30 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap – Kill Will, or Peggy?

    'Nashville' Recap – Kill Will, or Peggy? | ARTICLE

    Last week, Nashville engaged viewers in a game of carrots and sticks – promising primetime character death on last night's mid-season finale. The show even got its own #WhoWillDie hashtag trending on Twitter. That question (or...

    December 12, 2013 11:15 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Daddy Issues

    'Nashville' Recap: Daddy Issues | ARTICLE

    Next week's Nashville "mid-season" finale "showdown shocker" promises to be "explosive." So explosive, in fact, "someone will die!" Really. As the credits rolled on last night's action-bereft episode, viewers were unambiguously promised that a fatality is...

    December 5, 2013 10:45 AM ET
  • Stars Honor George Jones at Massive Nashville Tribute Concert

    Stars Honor George Jones at Massive Nashville Tribute Concert | ARTICLE

    Music giants from George Strait and Garth Brooks to Sam Moore and Megadeth were among a whopping 112 artists who turned out to honor the late, great George Jones last night at a concert co-host Charlie...

    November 23, 2013 10:17 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Hanky Panky Whatever

    'Nashville' Recap: Hanky Panky Whatever | ARTICLE

    Last week's episode of Nashville was pretty bonkers, what with Deacon and Avery's buddy comedy adventure and Olivia Wentworth's failed attempt to seduce Juliette shooting out of left field. Because Nashville, for all its soapy tropes,...

    November 21, 2013 1:05 PM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Crazy Town

    'Nashville' Recap: Crazy Town | ARTICLE

    Usually weddings are the stuff of sweeps weeks and seasons finales. Not on last night's Nashville, where Teddy taking Peggy's hand in marriage was about as sentimental as Trace Adkins' hick-hop hit "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk," probably...

    November 14, 2013 10:10 AM ET
  • Kacey Musgraves Delivers 'Encouraging' Message at CMA Awards

    Kacey Musgraves Delivers 'Encouraging' Message at CMA Awards | ARTICLE

    Kacey Musgraves showcased a different side of country music last night at the CMA Awards when she performed her hit song "Follow Your Arrow" – a come-one, come-all progressive pop-country anthem that sidesteps traditionalist country themes...

    November 7, 2013 1:30 PM ET
  • George Strait Reclaims Top Prize at CMA Awards

    George Strait Reclaims Top Prize at CMA Awards | ARTICLE

    In an upset victory few in the country world saw coming, "King" George Strait reclaimed his throne last night at the 47th annual CMA Awards, taking home the top prize for Entertainer of the Year and beating...

    November 7, 2013 10:05 AM ET
  • Dave Grohl Jams With Zac Brown Band at the CMAs

    Dave Grohl Jams With Zac Brown Band at the CMAs | ARTICLE

    Save for the Foo Fighters' honky tonk alter-ego outfit Hot Buns, Dave Grohl doesn't have a whole lot of country in his cache. But that changed tonight at the 47th annual CMA Awards, where the omnipresent drummer manned...

    November 6, 2013 11:15 PM ET
  • Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban Share CMA Duet Details

    Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban Share CMA Duet Details | ARTICLE

    Tonight, the 47th Annual CMA Awards broadcasts from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, and as usual, the show promises more than a few memorable collaborations. Dave Grohl will jam with the Zac Brown Band; George Strait and Alan Jackson will duet on...

    November 6, 2013 10:25 AM ET
  • 'Nashville' Recap: Stable Relationships

    'Nashville' Recap: Stable Relationships | ARTICLE

    Cowboy hats aren't the only 10-gallon headgear en vogue in Music City. That was the takeaway from last night's Nashville, on an episode with a little bit of sex but not much action. What is Lamar's...

    October 31, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • Salvador Dali Parton Take Nashville

    Salvador Dali Parton Take Nashville | ARTICLE

    Minutes before 7 p.m. last night, Salvador Dali Parton – a supergroup of sorts assembled by Mumford & Sons' Winston Marshall, featuring members of the Vaccines, Old Crow Medicine Show, JEFF the Brotherhood and Apache Relay – played its...

    October 27, 2013 3:29 PM ET
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