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

GAC Album Review: Love and Theft

In the three years since Love and Theft released their debut album, World Wide Open in 2009, the group has undergone some major changes. The biggest shifts involved the closing of their label and the departure of member Brian Bandas, leaving fellow founding members Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson searching for a new deal [...] Read More

GAC’s Top 20 Cowboy & Rodeo Songs

The American Cowboy is known all over the world as a symbol of America. The cowboy life might not have been quite as glamorous as the silver screen portrayed it, yet most of the men and women who lived their lives as cowboys or cowgirls wouldn’t have traded it for any big city job available [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Foster & Lloyd’s It’s Already Tomorrow

Twenty-one years after going their separate ways, Radney Foster and Bill Lloyd are reuniting for their fourth studio album, It’s Already Tomorrow. The 13-song collection, all co-written by Foster and Lloyd, finds the duo fully entrenched in their element, amidst country rock grooves and sharp lyrics with a focus on intricate vocal harmonies. Though the [...] Read More

Foster & Lloyd Release First Album Since 1990

Today, Foster & Lloyd are releasing their first album of new material since 1990. It’s Already Tomorrow is available digitally today and will be released on ‘Effin ‘El Records on May 17. If purchased from iTunes, the album includes an iTunes exclusive track, “Without Love.” The duo first broke onto the scene in the ’80s, [...] Read More