Marty Stuart Celebrates 20 Years as Grand Ole Opry Member

Marty Stuart will celebrate his 20th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, December 8. He will be honored during a one-hour segment on each of the night’s two shows with performances by his wife and fellow Opry member Connie Smith, Charley Pride, Old Crow Medicine Show, and songwriter Brandy Clark. [...] Read More

The Grand Ole Opry Celebrated 87th Birthday with Star-Studded Weekend

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated its 87th birthday on Saturday with a star-studded lineup that included Jason Aldean, Rodney Atkins, Little Jimmy Dickens, Casey James, Ray Stevens, Steve Wariner and more as well as a larger-than-life birthday cake. Throughout the weekend, the Opry hosted backstage tours, star-packed shows and a special Opry Plaza Birthday show. [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: The Time Jumpers’ Self-Titled Debut

The Time Jumpers first formed in 1998 as a group of top-level Nashville studio musicians looking to cut loose on classic country and western swing. Settling in at Music City’s famed bluegrass club The Station Inn, The Time Jumpers took up a weekly residence with a band that includes vocalist/guitarist “Ranger Doug” Green (Riders In [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Gets Custom Martin Guitar

Dierks Bentley is getting a brand new guitar – and you’ll be able to get one just like it. Martin Guitars will release the HD Dierks Bentley Custom Signature Edition this month. Dierks had a hand in designing the instrument and each guitar will feature a special sticker with Dierks’ signature on it. “It’s kind [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Josh Turner’s Punching Bag

Following an arena-sized introduction sounding like it’s straight out of a boxing ring, Josh Turner launches into his fifth album, Punching Bag, with a powerful anthem. The album, due in stores June 12, takes its title from the rollicking barnburner – but not its overall theme. Though the lyrics of “Punching Bag” speak of being [...] Read More