The 2015 Stagecoach music festival wrapped up Sunday (April
26) in Indio, California, following a three-day run. Since its
inception in 2007, the event at the Empire Polo Club has evolved
into one of the biggest and most important music festivals in the
U.S. With a wide focus on country, bluegrass, Americana and roots
Darius Rucker is making music Southern Style, which happens
to be the title of his latest album, but he’s also raising children
Southern style, too. The Charleston, South Carolina, native
delights in being a dad and raising his children with good Southern
values and charm — just the way he was raised. “When you live...
Singer-songwriter Eric Paslay wrapped up his tour on Saturday
night (April 25) in Medina, Ohio. Then on Sunday night, he kicked
off his next chapter — as a married man. The Texas native married
music publisher Natalie Harker in Charlotte, Tennessee. The two
have been friends for 10 years and got engaged in December.
Ray Wylie Hubbard‘s The Ruffian’s Misfortune backs deep blues
(“Down by the River”) with rich narratives (“Stone Blind Horses”).
CMT Edge spoke with the Austin-area songwriter about escaping a
“honky-tonk fog,” his writing process and the excellent new
collection. “He has a style that just seems to roll out of him,”
folk-rocker William Elliott Whitmore...
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The unsinkable Reba rockets once again to the top of
Billboard’s country albums chart with Love Somebody, landing there
on first-week sales of 58,351 copies, according to Nielsen
SoundScan. The now mono-monikered star first hit the charts on May
8, 1976, with the yearningly prophetic “I Don’t Want to Be a One
Night Stand.” So...