GAC Album Review: Amos Lee’s Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song

Amos Lee scored an unexpected commercial hit when his 2011 project Mission Bell debuted at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 the week it was released. How does the 36-year-old Pennsylvania native follow up the biggest hit of his career? Well, by switching up many of the most fundamental aspects of the recording [...] Read More

Farm Aid 2013 Sells More Than 25,000 Tickets

Farm Aid 2013 has sold out, moving more than 25,000 tickets for the September 21 show at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York. Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews among others will perform. “We are honored that upstate New York has embraced Farm Aid [...] Read More

Farm Aid 2013 Announces Diverse Lineup

Kacey Musgraves, Jack Johnson, Amos Lee, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Lukas Nelson & P.O.T.R., Bahamas, JD & The Straight Shot, Carlene Carter, and Pegi Young & The Survivors will join Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews at Farm Aid 2013. Guitarist Tim Reynolds will join Dave Matthews. Farm [...] Read More

GAC’s Top 10 Country Albums of 2012

Every year, music reviewers pull from the year’s releases to create Top 10 lists. 2012 was a fantastic year for country music, offering album after album of quality titles to choose from while overall sales for the genre rose 3.2% compared to this point last year. By the very nature of a ‘Top 10′ list, [...] Read More

Zac Brown Band Announces Southern Ground Music & Food Festival Lineups

Zac Brown Band has announced the lineups for their two Southern Ground Music & Food Festivals. The first one will take place in Nashville at Riverfront Park September 21-22 and then head to Charleston, South Carolina’ Blackbaud Stadium October 20-21. In Nashville, Zac Brown Band will perform super sets each night with special guests including [...] Read More