Sara Evans Will Kick Off Riverfront Stage Performances at CMA Music Festival

Nearly 50 artists have been confirmed for the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage during CMA Music Festival June 6-9 in downtown Nashville. Sara Evans will kick off the performances on June 6 at 10 a.m. This marks the first time she has opened the festival. “Sara is the perfect choice to launch the daily concerts on the [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Tate Stevens’ Self-Titled Debut

A weekend warrior touring when he had a couple days off from his job in construction, Tate Stevens paid some early dues before his career ticked sharply upward in 2012. The second season winner of FOX’s The X Factor, things are moving fast now for the 38-year-old Missouri native as Tate releases his major label [...] Read More

18 of County Music’s Biggest Hits Featured on NOW That’s What I Call A Country Party

NOW That’s What I Call Music! will release a new collection of country music’s biggest party hits on May 7. NOW That’s What I Call A Country Party will be available on CD and for digital download from all major digital service providers. NOW That’s What I Call A Country Party will feature 18 hits [...] Read More

Gretchen Wilson to Host Annual Words & Music Night

Gretchen Wilson will host the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual Words & Music Night on April 30. Nashville-area students will perform their original songs accompanied by volunteer professional songwriters during the event. “Words & Music allows students to express themselves creatively and learn the craft of lyric writing. The program also provides [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Gretchen Wilson’s Right On Time

The first of three new albums from Gretchen Wilson scheduled for 2013, Right On Time stretches out stylistically as the Redneck Woman incorporates a few new sounds into her repertoire of gritty Southern rock and traditional country. With a strong mix of jazz and blues balancing out her trademark arena-ready Honky Tonk, Gretchen shows off [...] Read More