GAC Album Review: Ricky Skaggs’ Music To My Ears

After more than 35 years as a professional musician, legendary bluegrass artist Ricky Skaggs is still driven to push his creative boundaries. The multiple CMA, ACM and GRAMMY-award winning singer, who was recently inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame, returns with a vibrant new collection set for release on September 25. Teaming [...] Read More

Sugarland & Little Big Town Cover a Madonna ’80s Classic

Sugarland is known for covering an eclectic mix of songs in concert — for example, Kings of Leon’s “Sex On Fire” and the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive.” Their newest cover song is one from Madonna, which makes sense since Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush are both children of the ’80s and have said the songs on their latest album were influenced by [...] Read More

Brad Paisley, Reba McEntire: Send-Off for an On-Air Friend

Gerry House, who’s been the morning man to the stars as a fixture on Nashville’s morning radio for most of the last three decades, signed off Wednesday on his very last shift for WSIX-FM. It’s a retirement from regular morning shows, but not a retirement from his life’s work as a writer and comedic talent. Gerry announced his departure some three months ago, and the stars have either called in or come by the studio in droves over the last week to wish him well. Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban have had funny and/or sentimental moments. On Wednesday’s shift, the well-wishers included Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire. WSIX Vice President Tom English announced the station was renaming the studio as “The House,” in honor of Gerry and his House Foundation show. “It’s a very, very sad day for Nashville, but a great day for you,” Brad said. Read More

Sugarland’s Incredible “Time Machine”

Sugarland‘s new album The Incredible Machine is set to hit stores next Tuesday, October 19. And the duo has been on the road with their “Incredible Machine Tour.” What’s more, it appears the tour actually doubles as a “Time Machine,” judging by this clip captured back in August when their show hit Atlanta. Jennifer Nettles is channeling a mix [...] Read More