Curb Records Celebrates 50 Years

Curb Records, founded in 1963 by Mike Curb (while he was a student at California State University), is celebrating 50 years in the music business. Born with American ingenuity, Curb Records’ independent spirit lives on. In celebration, Curb Records is announcing its 50 albums over 50 years feature on iTunes today. To see it click [...] Read More

Brad Paisley Wraps H20 Frozen Over Tour in Nashville

Brad Paisley’s H2O Frozen Over tour made its last stop at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, Feb. 26, playing to a sold-out crowd of over 13,500. About half-way through the concert, Brad invited his mentor and guitar hero, the Desert Rose Band’s John Jorgenson, onstage and the two jammed on “Catch All the Fish.” After 100 minutes of [...] Read More

Brad Paisley Wraps H20 Frozen Over Tour in Nashville

Brad Paisley’s H2O Frozen Over tour made its last stop at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, Feb. 26, playing to a sold-out crowd of over 13,500. About half-way through the concert, Brad invited his mentor and guitar hero, the Desert Rose Band’s John Jorgenson, onstage and the two jammed on “Catch All the Fish.” After 100 minutes of [...] Read More

Brad Paisley Wraps H20 Frozen Over Tour in Nashville

Brad Paisley’s H2O Frozen Over tour made its last stop at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, Feb. 26, playing to a sold-out crowd of over 13,500. About half-way through the concert, Brad invited his mentor and guitar hero, the Desert Rose Band’s John Jorgenson, onstage and the two jammed on “Catch All the Fish.” After 100 minutes of [...] Read More

Little Big Town, Randy Rogers Banded Together at Nos. 1 & 2

To purposely misquote a Paul McCartney classic, bands are on the run in country music — straight to the top of the charts. Little Big Town’s new album The Reason Why, bolts out of the chute to No. 1 on this week’s Billboard Country Albums chart, and it’s followed by the Randy Rogers Band’s Burning The Day, checking in at No. 2. In fact, groups occupy four of the Top 5 slots on the chart. Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now checks in at No. 4, and the the Zac Brown Band hanging in at No. 5 with the double-platinum project The Foundation. The only thing blocking bands from a Top 5 sweep is the Trace Adkins album Cowboy’s Back In Town. Most fans probably don’t think much about it, but being in a band is completely different from working as a solo artist. There are more expenses, more opinions and more egos involved, so decisions require more communication and more time. As a reward for all that extra work, there’s less potential income — the band members have to split up the proceeds in the end. Read More