Concert Reviews

Country Jam 2017 Brings Out The Crowd and New Artists

The country music fans come to the Country Jam every year with one thought in mind – to enjoy some great live music in a setting that offers food, attractions and the chance to meet some of their country music idols. The 26th installment was no different, except that maybe...Read More »


The 2017 WGAR Country Jam - Photo Album

Photos from the 2017 WGAR Country Jam that was held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, Ohio.

Photos IncludeDan+Shay, Josh Turner, Thompson Square, Dylan Scott, Morgan Wallen, The Stickers and The Caliber Band who performed on the main stage;...Read More »


Florida Georgia Line and Nelly Cross Musical Borders

The Smooth Tour came to Blossom Music Center on August 11, and what seemed so wrong actually turned out to be all right. Florida Georgia Line, the country duo and Nelly, the pop music rapper, brought a fun show that crossed musical borders and the crowd loved every minute.

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Brothers Osborne and Gary Allan Bring Country Back to Medina County Fair

It may have been a couple years since there has been a country show in the grandstand at the Medina County Fair, but last Thursday’s Brothers Osborne and Gary Allan concert made the wait seem worth it. The tandem of a 20+ year veteran of country music, coupled with a...Read More »


Brantley Gilbert Delivers a High Energy Show at Blossom

Brantley Gilbert can consider Mother Nature one of the legion of the BG Nation after his show at Blossom Music Center. The day started with clouds and scattered showers, but by show time the storms had passed and became a beautiful night for an outdoor concert in Ohio.

Gilbert was stopping...Read More »


Top 10 Reasons Jamboree in the Hills 2017 was my Favorite Festival of the Summer

Jamboree in the Hills (JAMBO) in Belmont, Ohio has been called the “Super Bowl of Country Music” and after going this year it was easy to see why. The festival originally began in 1977 as a two-day country music festival and this year offered a four day line-up with pre-parties...Read More »


Luke Bryan Delivers a Hit at Progressive Field

Luke Bryan brought his summer “Huntin’, Fishin’ And Lovin’ Every Day” tour to Progressive field on Saturday, July 15 and once again proved why he is one of country music’s biggest entertainers. Playing to a near capacity crowd at the home of the Cleveland Indians, Luke and his band delivered...Read More »


The Country Fest Delivers Music and a Lot of Fun

I’ve said it before, but The Country Fest at Clay’s Park Resort in North Lawrence has become a summer tradition in Ohio. Sandwiched between Memorial Day and Independence Day, the three-day event is one that Country fans look forward to like a holiday and plan far ahead to attend, and...Read More »


WQMX Charity Show Brings Out Ones to Watch

It was a very special night last Wednesday, May 24 at the Tangier in Akron when 94.9 WQMX hosted the Class of 2017: Ones to Watch Charity Concert. Four very talented singer-songwriters took the stage at the same time, taking turns “guitar pull” style, telling the stories about their songs...Read More »


Walker McGuire Shines at Rising Star Showcase

WQMX Rising Star Showcases have had some fun acts recently, and up and comers Walker McGuire added to it with a great show last Thursday night. Even though they only played a seven-song set, it gave the duo a chance to showcase their true talent. The set was over and...Read More »


Aldean Brings His “Kinda Party” Back To Blossom Music Center

It may have been a little chilly for the kick-off to the summer concert series at Blossom Music Center but Jason Aldean, Chris Young and Kane Brown sure brought the heat by the end of the night.

It seems like just yesterday that Aldean himself was closing out the...Read More »


The Band Perry Blends Country and Pop at Hard Rock Rocksino

The Band Perry brought their edgy, darker, new look and fresh sound to the Hard Rock Rocksino on Saturday, May 6. With dramatic light and sound effects, they kicked off their headlining set with two well-known and much-loved country songs, “Better Dig Two” and “Chainsaw.” Although they were hits on...Read More »


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