Post "Idol" Urban Brings Tour to Blossom

Brooks and Dunn saw it.

The talent of Keith Urban was evident when the iconic duo invited the singer to join them on their 2001, Neon Circus and Wild West Show!   The 23-year old New Zealand born crooner and guitarist had picked another pair of legends to emulate in his craft….Mark...Read More »

Rodney Atkins to Perform at 'Rock The Lot'

So much has changed with the songs coming out of Nashville in the past few years. Traditional country sounds have been replaced by pop country, country rap and “hick hop.” But, for Rodney Atkins it has always been about the song and lyrics striking a chord with the...Read More »

Mark Leach: Homemade Country Music Success

When you first start to play music you find out that there are a lot of pitfalls – long drives, late nights and playing to empty rooms. When Mark Leach takes the stage at The Country Fest on Saturday, June11th, it will mark a point in his country...Read More »

The Country Fest is Becoming a Summer Tradition

I love summer and the traditions that come with the season. The smell of barbecue on the Fourth of July, going to my favorite ice cream shop for a chocolate malt and catching an Indians game on a hot summer’s night.

The Country Fest, which began in 2010, is quickly become...Read More »

Eric Church: Melting Pot of Musical Styles

When Eric Church released his single, “Springsteen” a few years ago, I took notice. This from a person that, unlike most of my inner circle, had no interest in a trip downtown to see The Boss in concert. I never really was a fan of his, but Church’s song grabbed...Read More »

Dolly Parton: A Pure and Simple Voice in Country Music

We’ve all had that one T-Shirt or pair of shoes that we just can’t do away with! No matter how dated they become, the comfort and familiarity overshadows any wear and tear. For me it was an old radio station shirt. No matter how many times I wore it, got...Read More »

David Nail: Getting To Know Him Through His "Tweets"

When I sat down to write about David Nail, I realized I didn’t know as much as I thought about the 36-year-old singer & songwriter.  I knew that Nail had first set his sights on a career as a baseball player and had even spent time coaching college baseball.  So,...Read More »

Drake White: Country's Soulful Singer

Drake White has appeared on the country charts before.  His first singles released brought attention to the soulful bluesy-ness of the Alabama native’s voice.  Now, with his latest single, “Livin’ The Dream” from his first, soon to be released, full-length album, White has the opportunity to give his fans what...Read More »

Craig Morgan - Thank A Vet!

Craig Morgan is best known as a singer and songwriter. The Kingston Springs, Tennessee native was born to a bass playing father whose job offered a look behind the scenes at some of country music’s biggest stars as he grew up around Nashville. When he was ten, he had the...Read More »

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