Tom T. Hall & Kentucky Governor Honor the State’s Musical Heritage

Tom T. Hall, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Country Music Highway committee members, and TourSEKY announced two new initiatives surrounding famed highway U.S. Route 23. Known as the ‘Country Music Highway,’ the stretch of road winding along the eastern corridor of Kentucky, has given rise to several country stars including The Judds, Billy Ray Cyrus, Ricky [...] Read More

Vince Gill to Serve as Grand Marshal of Nashville Christmas Parade

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean has announced that Vince Gill will serve as Grand Marshal for the 59th Annual Nashville Christmas Parade on December 2. The parade officially kicks off the holiday season downtown with the lighting of the city Christmas tree where Vince will be joined by Mayor Dean and executives from Piedmont Natural Gas, [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Connie Smith’s Long Line of Heartaches

Though nominated for a Grammy in 2010 on a duet with husband Marty Stuart, Connie Smith’s new album, Long Line of Heartaches, is the first time the classic country singer can be heard on a full release of her own since 1998’s self-titled effort. Long Line of Heartaches, a collection of 12 burning tracks, is [...] Read More

Alan Jackson, Merle Haggard & More Help Finish Hank Williams Songs for New CD

Bob Dylan’s label imprint, Egyptian Records, in partnership with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMF Records and Columbia Records, will release The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams on October 4, 2011. The album is collection of previously unrecorded Hank Williams lyrics now put to music and performed by artists with ties to [...] Read More

Lady Antebellum Rules GRAMMY Awards

– Written by Shannon Heim Country’s own Lady Antebellum was the big winner at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night, taking home the trophy in five of the six categories in which they were nominated. The group’s crossover hit “Need You Now” won Song and Record of the Year as well [...] Read More