This Date in Country Music History – February 22nd

 Posted by at 6:30 am on February 22, 2017
Feb 222017


  • 2016 – Country Music Hall of Famer Sonny James passed away in Nashville
  • 2011 – Garth Brooks is announced as an inductee into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
  • 2003 – Blake Shelton scored a #1 hit with “The Baby”
  • 2000 – Phil Vassar released his self-titled debut album
  • 1999 – Montgomery Gentry released their single “Hillbilly Shoes”
  • 1997 – Brooks & Dunn scored a #1 hit with “A Man This Lonely”
  • 1994 – Rick Trevino released his self-titled debut English album
  • 1968 – June Carter said yes to Johnny Cash when he asked her to marry him while on stage in London, Ontario
Feb 212017
Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line

Here’s the music video for Florida Georgia Line’s new single “God, Your Mama, and Me” with The Backstreet Boys


This Date in Country Music History – February 21st

 Posted by at 6:09 am on February 21, 2017
Feb 212017


  • 2015 – A Thousand Horses made their Grand Ole Opry debut
  • 2015 – Sam Hunt topped the Billboard Country chart for the first of 11 weeks with “Take Your Time”
  • 2004 – Toby Keith topped the charts with “American Soldier”
  • 2000 – Chad Brock released his single “Yes!”
  • 2000 – Rascal Flatts released their debut single “Prayin’ For Daylight”
  • 1995 – Mark Chesnutt released his single “Gonna Get a Life”
  • 1976 – Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson topped the charts with “Good Hearted Woman”

Music Video: “This is Country Music” by Brad Paisley

 Posted by at 11:41 am on February 20, 2017
Feb 202017


We’d like to invite our readers to join us on a new Facebook Page we have created titled “There’s A Country Song For That,” where we will be sharing country music videos and posts that focus on the lyrics of country music.  It’s only fitting that the first video we will share on that page is Brad Paisley’s “This Is Country Music.”  We look forward to utilizing this new avenue to further share our passion for country music with others!

This Date in Country Music History – February 20th

 Posted by at 5:12 am on February 20, 2017
Feb 202017
Mark Chesnutt

Mark Chesnutt

  • 2016 – Chris Lane made his Grand Ole Opry debut
  • 1999 – Mark Chesnutt scored a #1 hit with “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing”

This Date in Country Music History – February 19th

 Posted by at 5:56 am on February 19, 2017
Feb 192017
Chris Cagle

Chris Cagle

  • 2013 – The Cadillac Three signed with Big Machine Records
  • 2008 – Chris Cagle released his album My Life’s Been a Country Song
  • 2003 – Johnny Paycheck passed away in Nashville
  • 1998 – Country Music Hall of Famer Grandpa Jones passed away in Nashville
  • 1976 – Loretta Lynn took home 4 ACM Awards including Entertainer and Top Female Vocalist

This Date in Country Music History – February 18th

 Posted by at 12:29 am on February 18, 2017
Feb 182017


  • 2014 – Cole Swindell released his self-titled debut album
  • 1995 – Collin Raye scored a #1 hit with “My Kind of Girl”

This Date in Country Music History – February 17th

 Posted by at 6:14 am on February 17, 2017
Feb 172017


  • 2001 – Brad Paisley became a member of the Grand Ole Opry
  • 2001 – Jamie O’Neal topped the charts with “There Is No Arizona”
  • 1998 – David Kersh released his album If I Never Stop Loving You
  • 1996 – Joe Diffie topped the charts with “Bigger Than The Beatles”


Chris Stapleton Announces New 2017 Tour Dates

 Posted by at 10:42 pm on February 16, 2017
Feb 162017
(newly announced dates in bold)
March 9—Houston, TX—Rodeo Houston
March 18—London, ON—Budweiser Gardens* (SOLD OUT)
March 19—Ottawa, ON—Canadian Tire Centre*
March 22—Winnipeg, MB—MTS Centre*
March 24—Calgary, AB—Scotiabank Saddledome*
March 25—Edmonton, AB—Rexall Place*
March 27—Vancouver, BC—Rogers Arena*
March 28—Seattle, WA—Key Arena†
March 30—Las Vegas, NV—Pearl Theater – Palms Casino Resort† (SOLD OUT)
April 6—Columbus, GA—Columbus Civic Center† (SOLD OUT)
April 8—Ft. Lauderdale, FL—Tortuga Music Festival
April 20—Roanoke, VA—Berglund Center‡ (SOLD OUT)
April 21—Pikeville, KY—East Kentucky Expo Center‡ (SOLD OUT)
April 22—Pikeville, KY—East Kentucky Expo Center‡ (SOLD OUT)
April 27—Columbia, MO—Mizzou Arena+
April 28—Cape Girardeau, MO—Show Me Center+ (SOLD OUT)
April 29—Bloomington, IL—U.S. Cellular Coliseum+ (SOLD OUT)
May 5—Alpharetta, GA—Verizon Amphitheatre§
May 11—Virginia Beach, VA—Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at VA Beach§
May 12—Raleigh, NC—Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek§
May 13—Charlotte, NC—PNC Music Pavilion§
May 18—San Diego, CA—Mattress Firm Amphitheatre§
May 19—Phoenix, AZ—Ak-Chin Pavilion§
May 20—Los Angeles, CA—The Forum§
May 23—Denver, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheatre§
June 1—Fresno, CA—Save Mart Center at Fresno State§ (on-sale March 10)
June 2— Mountain View, CA—Shoreline Amphitheatre§
June 3—Wheatland, CA—Toyota Amphitheatre§
June 9—Southaven, MS—BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove#
June 10—Birmingham, AL—Oak Mountain Amphitheatre#
June 15—Charleston, WV—Charleston Civic Center#
June 16—Cincinnati, OH—Riverbend Music Center#
June 17—Indianapolis, IN—Klipsch Music Center# (on-sale March 3)
June 22—Tulsa, OK—BOK Center#
June 23—Manhattan, KS—Country Stampede
June 24—North Platte, NE—Nebraskaland Days
June 29—Chicago, IL—Wrigley Field†† (SOLD OUT)
July 5—Milwaukee, WI—Summerfest††
July 6—Milwaukee, WI—Summerfest††
July 14—Mansfield, MA—Xfinity Center#
July 15—Hartford, CT—The XFINITY Theatre#
July 16—Darien Lake, NY—Darien Lake Performing Arts Center#
July 20—Holmdel, NJ—P.N.C. Bank Arts Center#
July 21—Wantagh, NY—Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater#
July 22—Bristow, VA—Jiffy Lube Live#
July 28—George, WA—Watershed Festival
July 29—Central Point, OR—Country Crossings Music Festival
July 30—Mountain Home, ID—Mountain Home Country Music Festival
August 3—Duluth, MN—AMSOIL Arena**
August 4—Prairie Du Chien, WI—Country on the River
August 5—St. Louis, MO—Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre**
August 10—Hershey, PA—Giant Center**
August 11—Pittsburgh, PA—KeyBank Pavilion**  
August 12—Philadelphia, PA—BB&T Pavilion**  
August 17—Toronto, ON—Budweiser Stage**  
August 18—Cleveland, OH—Blossom Music Center**  
August 19—Clarkston, MI—DTE Energy Music Theatre**  (on-sale March 3)
August 25 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion**
*with special guest Lindi Ortega
†with special guest Maren Morris
‡with special guest Brent Cobb
+with special guest Lucie Silvas
§with special guests Brothers Osborne and Lucie Silvas
#with special guests Anderson East and Brent Cobb
**with special guests Margo Price and Brent Cobb
††with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

An Evening with Brandy Clark & Charlie Worsham Tour Dates

 Posted by at 10:11 pm on February 16, 2017
Feb 162017

Brandy Clark and Charlie Worsham are teaming up for a tour in 2017, check out the dates below!

An Evening with Brandy Clark & Charlie Worsham Dates
Thursday, April 6                   The Southern                             Charlottesville, VA
Friday, April 7                        20th Century Theatre                Cincinnati, OH
Saturday, April 8                    House of Blues                          Cleveland, OH
Sunday, April 9                      The Ark                                     Ann Arbor, MI
Monday, April 10                   Lyric Theatre                             Lexington, KY
Friday, April 14                      The Grey Eagle                         Asheville, NC
Saturday, April 15                  Harvester Performing Arts Ctr  Rocky Mount, VA
Thursday, April 20                 City Winery                                New York, NY
Saturday, April 22                  Rams Head On Stage                 Annapolis, MD
Sunday, April 23                    The Hamilton                             Washington DC
Wednesday, April 26              Parish at House of Blues           New Orleans, LA
Thursday, April 27                 Dosey Doe                                 The Woodlands, TX
Friday, April 28                      Sam’s Burger Joint                    San Antonio, TX
Saturday, April 29                  Live Oak Music Hall                 Fort Worth, TX
Sunday, April 30                    Antone’s                                     Austin, TX
Friday, May 5                         WorkPlay Theatre                      Birmingham, AL
Sunday, May 7                       The Steeple                                 Mobile, AL
Thursday, May 11                  40 Watt Club                              Athens, GA
Friday, May 12                       The Blind Tiger                         Greensboro, NC
Saturday, May 13                   The Broadberry                          Richmond, VA
Friday, May 19                       City Winery                               Nashville, TN
Saturday, May 20                   City Winery                               Atlanta, GA
Thursday, June 15                  Delmar Hall                               Saint Louis, MO
Friday, June 16                       Wooly’s                                      Des Moines, IA
Saturday, June 17                   Turf Club                                    St. Paul, MN
Sunday, June 18                     The Waiting Room Lounge        Omaha, NE

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