10 results for tag: Country

JACK INGRAM SETS SAIL FOR CHICAGO CONCERT

Jack Ingram sets sail for Chicago concert By Tricia Despres When Ed Warm of Joe’s Bar gives a country singer a call, nearly every artist from here to Texas will pick up the phone — including singer/songwriter Jack Ingram. But the musicians might just be in for a surprise from now on. “I read a tweet and someone was ... Read More

SURPRISE SHOWS: THEY’RE A THING NOW

SURPRISE SHOWS: THEY'RE A THING NOW Jake Owen Is latest to Announce Last-Minute Concert By Alison Bonaguro On Monday (June 16) around 7 p.m. CT, Jake Owentweeted, "If you're in Chicago, first 100 peeps to Joe's Bar on Weed St, gets to hang with band and I for private acoustic jam sesh. 9pm must be 21+."It's the coolest thing ... Read More

Eric Paslay Releases Self Titled Album

Eric Paslay moved to Nashville over a decade ago with the sole purpose to sing his own songs. While life didn’t exactly unfold the way he’d planned, he doesn’t regret a second of it. Before recording on his own, Paslay initially found success writings songs for others. Big success — three No. 1 hits and even ... Read More

Scotty McCreery Named Goodwill Ambassador for 12.14 Foundation

It’s been more than a year since the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that claimed the lives of 26 innocent victims on Dec. 14, 2012. In light of the tragedy, the 12.14 Foundation was formed to use the performing arts as a way to help the community heal from their unimaginable pain. ... Read More

2014 ACM Award Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2014 ACM Awards have been announced. A parade of celebrities took part in unveiling this year’s nominees via Twitter on Wednesday morning (Jan 29). Country music’s reigning couple, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, are both multiple nominees — Shelton is up for five awards, while Lambert has seven ... Read More

US99.5 Live Country Featuring Dierks Bentley Is Coming To Joe’s Bar

We just announced that Dierks Bentley will be coming to Joe’s Bar in Chicago for US99.5′s Live Country show on Thursday, February 27th! Keep listening to find out how you can win your way into the exclusive concert. Monday night Dierks blew up his Instagram account with music and videos, so we are extremely excited for ... Read More

Charlie Worsham to appear on “Bones”

Charlie Worsham has been bitten by the acting bug. The singer will appear in an upcoming episode of the hit Fox TV show, ‘Bones,’ playing, not surprisingly, a country singer. While the role may seem true-to-life for the Mississippi native, the show takes an unfortunate twist, when he gets murdered during the episode. ... Read More

Granger Smith samples tour life in documentary trailer

Long bus rides, sold out concerts, terrible homesickness and the brotherhood that comes with being part of a traveling band … Granger Smith‘s new documentary will give an honest look at everything a touring country singer goes through in an effort to bring the music to the people. This three-minute-long trailer gives fans ... Read More

Charlie Worsham gears up, with a little help from Vince Gill

With his album Rubberband finally set for release August 20th, Mississippi native Charlie Worsham is excited. “I’m dying for folks to hear it,” he says of the album. And for good reason: It’s his debut, and he’s been working on it for the past three years. We’re sitting in the back lounge on Worsham’s tour ... Read More

Josh Thompson an unlikely country music star

Josh Thompson was never supposed to end up a country music star. Rather, there was a time when it looked as if the Wisconsin native was destined for a career in concrete — that is, until the day he decided to jump off the truck and pick up a guitar. “My whole family was in the concrete industry, from my father to my ... Read More