Faith Hill Among Artists Featured on Every Mother Counts 2012 Album

Faith Hill is among the artists featured on Every Mother Counts 2012, an album being released through a partnership between model Christy Turlington Burns and Starbucks. The album will benefit Christy’s organization, Every Mother Counts. She formed the organization after being inspired by her own experiences and the United Nation’s Millennium Development to reduce maternal [...] Read More

With Zac Brown Band “You Get” Alan Jackson

When the Zac Brown Band serves up its next album, You Get What You Give, Sept. 21, it will feature several bonus appearances. Jimmy Buffett and ace bluegrass guitarist Tony Rice both show up, as does Alan Jackson, who sings on “As She’s Walking Away,” which was released as a single earlier this week. Alan contributed, in part, because he and the band have a similar connection: Keith Stegall produces both acts, and that made it a little easier to line everything up. It makes for a unique collaboration — Alan is decidedly traditional country, while the Zac Brown Band has one foot in country and the other in a sort of jam-band philosophy. Read More

With Zac Brown Band “You Get” Alan Jackson

When the Zac Brown Band serves up its next album, You Get What You Give, Sept. 21, it will feature several bonus appearances. Jimmy Buffett and ace bluegrass guitarist Tony Rice both show up, as does Alan Jackson, who sings on “As She’s Walking Away,” which was released as a single earlier this week. Alan contributed, in part, because he and the band have a similar connection: Keith Stegall produces both acts, and that made it a little easier to line everything up. It makes for a unique collaboration — Alan is decidedly traditional country, while the Zac Brown Band has one foot in country and the other in a sort of jam-band philosophy. Read More

Zac Brown Band Spreads Out; Offers “Eat & Greet”

From its live version of Charlie Daniels’ “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” to its island-flavored single “Toes,” the Zac Brown Band has shown itself to be a musically flexible act. Just how flexible? Enough that it’s landed four country hits off its 2008 album The Foundation but also opened for the Dave Matthews Band at a pair of stadium gigs over the weekend in New York City. And it sounds as if Zac and crew will demonstrate even greater flexibility with the next release, You Get What You Give. Read More

GAC’s 4th of July Concert Guide

Grills will be fired up, flags will be waving and fireworks will be booming across the country this weekend in honor of America’s 234th birthday, but you can also catch some of your favorite country music artists in concert to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. ** Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July picnic has become a [...] Read More