GAC Album Review: Hank Williams, Jr.’s Old School, New Rules

Never one to back down from expressing his opinion, Hank Jr. has a lot to say after his controversial Fox and Friends appearance in October 2011 and the subsequent end of his long-running relationship with ESPN’s Monday Night Football. On Old School, New Rules, Hank Jr.’s new project due in stores July 10, the 63-year-old [...] Read More

Brad Paisley to Perform USO Concert at The White House on July 4th

Brad Paisley will be spending the 4th of July in Washington, DC with President Obama and the First Lady as part of the White House’s fourth annual ‘Salute to the Military’ USO Concert. The event will honor and thank the men and women of our armed forced and their families and feature a barbecue, games, [...] Read More

Mel Tillis Awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Obama

Mel Tillis has received the National Medal of Arts, presented to him Feb. 13 by President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. Also honored were actor Al Pacino, artist Will Barnett, author Rita Dove, curator, collector and arts patron Emily Rauth Pulitzer, sculptor Martin Puryear, pianist André Watts, and the United Service Organization. “I’ve [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Wraps Tour, Performs at White House

Dierks Bentley wrapped up the first leg of his 2011 Country & Cold Cans Tour over the weekend with sold out shows in Boise, Idaho, Bozeman, Montana and Denver Colorado. The tour will resume in February 2012 with the first dates scheduled in Canada and Australia. “It has been a great run to end the [...] Read More

Country Stars To Perform At The White House

The Obamas are going country, reports the Associated Press. President and Michelle Obama will hold their seventh ‘In Performance at the White House’ program on November 21 featuring several country music artists. Lauren Alaina, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett, Mickey, Darius Rucker and James Taylor are all scheduled to [...] Read More