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Hear Cody Jinks’ Brooding New Song ‘Must Be The Whiskey’

Hear Cody Jinks’ Brooding New Song ‘Must Be The Whiskey’

Cody Jinks is never one for pretense, but he cuts to the quick on moody slow-burner “Must Be the Whiskey,” the no-nonsense new single from his just announced LP, Lifers. The first song to receive an official release from Lifers – the eighth album from the thrash-metal singer turned indie-country outlaw – chugs along with a martial, and…MORE

Hear Cody Canada And The Departed’s Biting New Song ‘Lipstick’

Hear Cody Canada And The Departed’s Biting New Song ‘Lipstick’

Cody Canada, a poster child of the Red Dirt scene as the front man of Cross Canadian Ragweed, is returning to the fray with his band the Departed and their first LP of new material in three years, 3. With the news comes the album’s first song, a winding country rocker called “Lipstick.” Read more about…MORE

Jason Isbell, Billy Joe Shaver Lead Country Music Hall Of Fame ‘Outlaws’ Concert

Jason Isbell, Billy Joe Shaver Lead Country Music Hall Of Fame ‘Outlaws’ Concert

The expansive new Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ’70s exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will launch this May with the help of an all-star concert organized by Dave Cobb and Shooter Jennings. Among the performers: Jason Isbell, Billy Joe Shaver, Bobby Bare and Jamey Johnson. Set to open May 25th,…MORE

Josh Abbott Band Drops New Lyric Video, “Girl Down In Texas”

Josh Abbott Band Drops New Lyric Video, “Girl Down In Texas”

Josh Abbott Band dropped their new lyric video for their latest single “Girl Down In Texas”.  The video features Texas native and A&M alum, Emily Herren. Herren is a Katy, Texas native and after graduation moved back to the Houston area where she writes a fashion blog. Josh and the guys are still in the…MORE

NRA Country Erases Country Music Artists From Its Website

NRA Country Erases Country Music Artists From Its Website

Last Friday, the names of more than three dozen recording artists disappeared from the website of NRA Country, the lifestyle marketing subset of the National Rifle Association that promotes the gun lobby’s ties to the country music industry. Since February 14th’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the NRA has witnessed…MORE

Jason Boland And The Stragglers Plot New Album ‘Hard Times Are Relative’

Jason Boland And The Stragglers Plot New Album ‘Hard Times Are Relative’

2018 is shaping up to be a year of milestones for Red Dirt country heroes Jason Boland and the Stragglers, marking the group’s 20th anniversary as well as a full decade since they joined the roster of Thirty Tigers. Boland and company will add to the celebration by releasing their new LP Hard Times Are…MORE

Shooter Jennings Announces Dates For 2018 Spring Tour

Shooter Jennings Announces Dates For 2018 Spring Tour

Shooter Jennings is hitting the road this spring for a select run of shows in March and April that take him through Texas and the Midwest. Joining him on select dates will be California outlaw singer Jaime Wyatt, the Black Lillies, and Them Guilty Aces. In total, Jennings announced 14 new dates that will take…MORE

Red Dirt Music Artist Brandon Jenkins Dies

Red Dirt Music Artist Brandon Jenkins Dies

Red dirt music figure Brandon Jenkins of Tulsa has died. The news was posted to his official Facebook page Friday evening. He was 48. Jenkins was admitted to Nashville hospital on Feb. 21 for a heart procedure, but there were complications and he remained hospitalized. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.…MORE

Brandon Jenkins Remains In Critical Condition After Heart Surgery

Brandon Jenkins Remains In Critical Condition After Heart Surgery

Red Dirt artist Brandon Jenkins is still in critical condition days after undergoing heart surgery. Jenkins was admitted to the hospital for surgery on his heart valve but complications occurred during the procedure, which took place in Nashville. He was expected to be released from the hospital by noon the day of surgery but complications led the…MORE

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