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Willie Nelson To Release 70th Studio Album, ‘First Rose Of Spring’

Country music legend Willie Nelson is set to release his 70th studio album in late April. On this album, Nelson left the songwriting to others including Randy Houser, Billy Joe Shaver, Toby Keith and Chris Stapleton, just to name a few. Read more about the album and pre-order your copy here.MORE

Luke Combs, Tyler Childers To Be Featured On Austin City Limits

March 24. That’s the date Tyler Childers will tape his first Austin City Limits appearance while Luke Combs is booked on April 27. Although it’s not as big a deal as being a member of The Grand Ole Opry(Combs has that accomplishment on his resume’), being featured on ACL is certainly a distinct honor. Read…MORE

Johnny Cash Won Big At Super Bowl LIV

The Kansas City Chiefs won the Lombardi trophy in this year’s Super Bowl, but Johnny Cash is the musical performer who received the largest boost in revenue. Find out why here.MORE

Willie Nelson On Marijuana, His ‘Willie’s Reserve’ Brand And Why He’s Stopped Smoking

It was an eye-opening experience. The CMA Awards last month and Willie Nelson struggling to not only sing, but to breathe. The 86-year-old, an outspoken advocate of marijuana smoking, couldn’t ignore his breathing problem any longer. Click here to read about Willie’s decision to stop smoking, his Willie’s Reserve product line and his continued advocacy…MORE

Grand Ole Opry’s Parent Company Buys Austin City Limits

Ryman Hospitality Properties, owner of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry, has purchased Austin City Limits’ property in downtown Austin. The Austin property includes various businesses including the W Hotel and Moody Theater, home of the longest-running televised music show in history, Austin City Limits. Read more about the acquisition here.MORE

Turnpike Troubadours’ Kyle Nix Working On Side Project

As the Turnpike Troubadours continue their indefinite hiatus, band member keep busy with solo recordings and guesting in other bands. But one member we’ve heard very little from is fiddle player Kyle Nix. So what has Nix been up to these days? He had this to say recently on his Instagram page, “I’m workin’ hard…MORE

Chris Stapleton’s 2020 All-American Road Show Tour

Chris Stapleton announced awhile back his plans to tour in 2020. We already know about his plans to help open the new Globe Life Park in Arlington but now Chris is adding more dates to his schedule for his All-American Road Show Tour. Jamey Johnson, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and Yola(she’s being called the new…MORE

Congratulations Chris Stapleton!

When we look back at the past decade of Country music, what comes to mind? The genre of Country known as ‘Bro Country’. But one artist with a traditional Country sound beat out the others. Chris Stapleton with his album, ‘Traveller’, has been named the ‘Album Of The Decade’, according to Billboard. ‘Traveller’ beat out Sam Hunt’s Montevallo, Florida…MORE

Person Of Interest In Threat Against Cody Jinks

Cody Jinks was scheduled to play a show at the Nacogdoches County Expo Center. The show was canceled after a caller to the venue made a threat against the show. Cody Jinks, at the advice of local officials, cancelled the show after it was determined to be a credible threat. “It is with much regret…MORE

Sturgill Simpson And Tyler Childers 2020 Tour Announced

It’s official- Sturgill Simpson and Tyler Childers will tour together next year. While we are thrilled for their success, it looks like the days of seeing these guys in small, intimate venues are over. Click here to find out where they’re playing next year.MORE

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