Eric Church Announces The Outsiders World Tour

Eric Church has announced he will kick off his The Outsiders World Tour on September 11 in Bossier City, Louisiana. Tickets for the tour will go on sale April 18 in select markets with members of Eric’s fan cub, the Church Choir, having access to a pre-sale starting April 15. Dwight Yoakam will join Eric [...] Read More

Justin Moore, LeAnn Rimes & More Added to American Country Awards

LeAnn Rimes, Justin Moore, Randy Houser and Thomas Rhett have been added to the list of artists will perform during the American Country Awards. Co-hosted by Trace Adkins and NASCAR’s Danica Patrick, the ACAs will air live on FOX from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas tonight, December 10, at 8/7c. Check out our special American [...] Read More

Dwight Yoakam Compilation Album Set for October 1 Release

New West Records will release a new Dwight Yoakam compilation, 21st Century Hits: Best of 2000-12, on October 1. The album will chronicle Dwight’s biggest hits and favorite songs he recorded between 2000-2012. The compilation will be available digitally, on CD and as a deluxe CD/DVD combo featuring five music videos. The 14-track project is [...] Read More

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Win Big at Americana Honors & Awards Show

The Americana Music Association’s Festival and Conference held their 12th Annual Honors & Awards Show  at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium on September 18 honoring musicians from the Americana genre. Hosted by Jim Lauderdale and featuring a house band led by Buddy Miller, more than half of the night’s awards went to either Emmylou Harris and Rodney [...] Read More

Darius Rucker Does It All

By Kip Kirby © 2013 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Darius Rucker wasn’t expecting interruptions during his Grand Ole Opry set on the night of Oct. 2. He was nearly through with his performance, playing songs from his upcoming third album True Believers and enjoying the response from the sellout [...] Read More