Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sets Attendance Record

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum was a popular place to be in 2012. Museum officials have announced that 564,777 people visited the Museum last year. It is the largest attendance total in the institution’s 45 year history. “We would like to thank our local, national and international visitors for such strong support,” [...] Read More

The Band Perry’s Varied Musical Influences Push Them Outside the Box

The Band Perry’s new single, “Better Dig Two,” makes it clear that the sibling trio isn’t afraid to experiment with sounds or the way they deliver them, whether they write the songs or not. Their wide variety of musical influences is part of the reason they’re willing to step outside the box. “I love soul [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Jamey Johnson’s Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran

Leave it to Jamey Johnson, one of traditional country music’s leading torchbearers, to assemble one of the most impressive call sheets in recent memory to honor his friend; the late, great songwriter, Hank Cochran. On Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran, available October 16, Jamey pulls together a guest list made up [...] Read More

Willie Nelson Gets Personal & Opinionated in New Book

Willie Nelson will release Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, a book about his life on the road as a music man, on November 13. In the book, Willie talks about his greatest influences and the things that are most important to him, while celebrating his family, friends and colleagues who have [...] Read More

Jamey Johnson to Celebrate New Album with Ryman Auditorium Concert

Jamey Johnson will celebrate the release of his new album, Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran, with a concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on October 16, the same day the album hits stores. Jamey will be joined by several of his friends during the show. Tickets go on sale September 7 at [...] Read More