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One-On-One with Ryan Humbert of The Shootouts

While we all spent much of the past year wondering if and when life will get back to normal, those questions have weighed most heavily on the minds of our favorite country music artists. The pandemic and its associated shut-downs has taken a severe toll on artists ranging from the...Read More »


Medina Native, Styles Haury Signs Publishing Deal with Warner Chappell

Styles Haury took another big step in making his dreams come true as he signed a global publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music Nashville.

The Medina, Ohio native began singing as a youth and performed at many area clubs and honky-tonks. In 2017, he won the WGAR/Thirsty Cowboy “Battle for the...Read More »


Michael Stanley Day Celebrates a Man and His Music

Michael Stanley did a lot for the city he loved and Cleveland City Council declared today (March 25) Michael Stanley Day. The day also marks what would have been his 73 birthday, had he not succumbed to lung cancer earlier this month.

Part of the celebration of Michael Stanley Day will...Read More »


The Country Fest announces schedule for 2021

The Country Fest announced their full schedule for 2021 and it includes something brand new to the three-day festival. A Wednesday Night Kick Off Party!

Many festivals have had concerts for campers on the night before the first full day of festivities, but

Earlier this morning Rubber City Radio Group let long time DJ and Program Director Ken Steel, go after nearly 30 years at the station. Along with Steel, the station also let Music Director Jody Svoboda Wheatley go after after celebrating her 19th anniversary with the Akron station two weeks ago.

Steel...Read More »


The Country Fest postpones until 2021

Well, sadly we have to announce that The Country Fest is postponing their 3-day country music event until June 17-19, 2021. A rep from TCF stated that they did receive a “no” from the state regarding this year’s festival, so they dropped their motion and the

Organizers from The Country Fest (North Lawrence, OH) and Bellwether Music Festival (Harveysburg, OH) filed a federal lawsuit against Dr. Amy Acton and two county health departments on Thursday in the Southern District of Ohio. The suit claims that Acton violates the organizers’ First Amendment rights by not...Read More »


WGAR Country Jam returns with Billy Currington in 2020

After taking a hiatus in 2019, the WGAR Country Jam returns in 2020 with headlining act Billy Currington. The Jam will be back at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea on Saturday, August 22.

Tickets for the Country Jam will be available starting today at

**Update** The Garth Brooks Dive Bar Tour will be at Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown, Ohio on Monday, October 28

Garth Brooks is headed to the Buckeye State. The 57-year-old singer announced on Monday night that his next stop on the Dive Bar Tour is in Ohio, at a yet to...Read More »


WIN Tickets to Rodney Atkins at MGM Northfield Park

It’s contest time again and this one is for pairs of tickets to see Rodney Atkins on Sat., Oct. 26 at MGM Northfield Park in Northfield, Ohio

To enter got to the Cleveland Country Magazine Facebook...Read More »


Brantley Gilbert to make two Walmart stops in Ohio

Brantley Gilbert will be stopping to meet folks at two different Walmart Supercenter locations in Ohio this weekend. On Saturday (Oct. 5) he will be at the Walmart on Stringtown Road in Grove City from Noon-2pm and on Sunday...Read More »


WIN Tickets to Jo Dee Messina at Thirsty Cowboy

It’s contest time again and this one is for pairs of tickets to see Jo Dee Messina w/special guest Julia Neville, winner of the fan voted...Read More »


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