GAC Album Review: Krystal Keith’s Self-Titled EP

Looks like a new family tradition is brewing in Nashville. Krystal Keith, the daughter of country star Toby Keith, is currently working on her debut album, Whiskey & Lace, due out later this year. However, because of the excitement generated by her song, “Daddy Dance With Me,” Krystal’s label rushed a special self-titled four-song EP [...] Read More

Phil Vassar to Headline CMA Songwriter Series in New York City

The CMA Songwriter Series will return to Joe’s Pub in New York City for a special two-night event May 7-8 to celebrate nine years. The event will feature singer-songwriters Phil Vassar, Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and host Bob DiPiero. “Nashville’s songwriters are the best in the world and CMA is excited to showcase them again [...] Read More

Phil Vassar to Headline CMA Songwriter Series in New York City

The CMA Songwriter Series will return to Joe’s Pub in New York City for a special two-night event May 7-8 to celebrate nine years. The event will feature singer-songwriters Phil Vassar, Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and host Bob DiPiero. “Nashville’s songwriters are the best in the world and CMA is excited to showcase them again [...] Read More

Billboard’s Top 10 Country & Americana Artists to Watch in 2013

The future of country music looks bright. Billboard has released their 10 Artists To Watch in 2013 list, highlighting artists and bands they feel are positioned for a breakout year. Among those named to the list are Ashley Monroe, Kacey Musgraves and Canadian trio High Valley. Ashley Monroe makes up one-third of the Pistol Annies, [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Gary Allan’s Set You Free

Singer/songwriter Gary Allan can’t escape the dark corners of his past, nor has he ever tried to run from the haunting tragedy of his wife Angela’s 2004 suicide. While somber tones filled even his earliest hits like 1999’s “Smoke Rings In the Dark,” Gary’s sound grew darker in the latter half of the 2000s as [...] Read More