Category Archives: Country Music News

Maren Morris, Jason Isbell to headline 2020 Railbird Festival

Maren Morris, Jason Isbell to headline 2020 Railbird Festival

ABC/Image Group LAMaren Morris and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit have been named as headliners for this year’s Railbird Festival, which will take place in August in Lexington, Kentucky.  The festival’s roster skews towards Americana and indie rock, with acts like the Head and the Heart, the Decemberists and Shovels and Rope taking the stage. However, mainstream country is well represented at this…Read more »

Kelsea Ballerini previews her next record with new live song at CRS in Nashville

Kelsea Ballerini previews her next record with new live song at CRS in Nashville

John Shearer/Getty Images for Amazon MusicKelsea Ballerini headlined the Amazon Country Heat showcase at Nashville’s Country Radio Seminar on Wednesday night, and she took the opportunity to share a bit more of her just-announced third album, kelsea.  Kelsea treated the audience to the previously-shared song “club,” as well as her current top-twenty single, “homecoming queen?” She also…Read more »

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this day in 1988, this iconic pair that frequently performed on the Porter Wagoner Show dueted on the Grand Ole Opry together for the first time since parting ways in 1974. Can you guess who it is? ANSWER: Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner.  Read more »

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockStephanie Quayle is teaming up with Harley Davidson for a three-part video series chronicling her journey from learning how to ride horses to riding a motorcycle. She stars alongside her mother, who teaches her how to ride the chopper. The series launches on May 3.    The Country Music Cruise has announced its 2021 lineup…Read more »