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

GAC’s Top 10 Country Albums of 2012

Every year, music reviewers pull from the year’s releases to create Top 10 lists. 2012 was a fantastic year for country music, offering album after album of quality titles to choose from while overall sales for the genre rose 3.2% compared to this point last year. By the very nature of a ‘Top 10′ list, [...] Read More

Lee Ann Womack & Family Celebrate Halloween as South Park Characters

Lee Ann Womack went all out to celebrate Halloween! She and her husband, producer Frank Liddell, threw a Halloween party on October 27. Lee Ann, Frank, and daughters Aubrey and Anna Lise, dressed up as South Park characters. Lee Ann took on the role of Cartman, Frank dressed as Kenny, Aubrey donned the round head [...] Read More

Noteworthy At The Opry Celebrates Loretta Lynn’s 50th Anniversary

This week’s episode of Noteworthy at the Opry will celebrate Loretta Lynn’s 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Premiering Saturday, October 27 at 9p|8c, Loretta will perform “You Ain’t Woman Enough” and will be joined by Trace Adkins on “Lead Me On” and Pistol Annies, Lee Ann Womack and Loretta’s sister [...] Read More

Garth Brooks, Connie Smith & Pig Robbins Inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

Garth Brooks had previously said he’d be emotional during his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, but tears started flowing before he even entered the building for Sunday’s Induction Ceremony. Some of Garth’s personal heroes – George Strait, Bob Seger and James Taylor– were on hand for the ceremony. “I moved to this [...] Read More