CMA Music Festival

PT. 1: BACKSTAGE AT CMA FEST WITH LITTLE BIG TOWN’S KAREN FAIRCHILD

PT. 1: BACKSTAGE AT CMA FEST WITH LITTLE BIG TOWN’S KAREN FAIRCHILD

The most action-packed night on the Country Music calendar begins at 8 PM ET/7 PM CT on Tuesday, July 5. For three solid hours, ABC Network Television will broadcast “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to...Read full article... »

BRANDON CHASE SHARES CMA FEST DIARY

BRANDON CHASE SHARES CMA FEST DIARY

No artist ever forgets what it’s like to perform for the first time at CMA Music Festival. But as Brandon Chase prepared for this milestone in 2014, he made sure the memories would always be...Read full article... »

MAYBE JUSTICE ISN’T BLIND

MAYBE JUSTICE ISN’T BLIND

“A guitar saved my life. Music saved my life.” So said Mark Collie on Sunday afternoon, as he prefaced a sneak preview of his documentary film, “The Mountain.” Thirteen years ago, the veteran Country singer/songwriter...Read full article... »

RAIN WAS A GOOD THING AT LP FIELD ON SATURDAY NIGHT

RAIN WAS A GOOD THING AT LP FIELD ON SATURDAY NIGHT

Portentous clouds hovered over LP field on Saturday evening, rolling in around 6 PM and threatening to interrupt the third CMA Music Festival nighttime concert. After a short delay, fans were allowed to take their...Read full article... »

HOME FREE HITS A HIGH NOTE

HOME FREE HITS A HIGH NOTE

  Home Free made something out of nothing, and that something was the sound of sweet songs. The winners of last year’s NBC singing competition “The Sing-Off” serenaded the audience with their a cappella covers...Read full article... »

LABELS FLAUNT NEW FEMALE TALENT AT FAN FAIR X

LABELS FLAUNT NEW FEMALE TALENT AT FAN FAIR X

During the week of CMA Music Festival, the Billboard charts featured 21 male artists in their top 25 Hot Country Songs Ranking. But at least two major labels, Sony Music Nashville and Big Machine Label...Read full article... »

WE CAN’T STOP LOVING MANDY BARNETT

WE CAN’T STOP LOVING MANDY BARNETT

On Sunday afternoon, Country Music veteran Mandy Barnett took to the stage at Fan Fair X’s Durango Music Spot Sunday to sing some songs off of her album I Can’t Stop Loving You: The Songs...Read full article... »

SHORT BUT SWEET: SATURDAY’S BMI TAILGATE PARTY

SHORT BUT SWEET: SATURDAY’S BMI TAILGATE PARTY

“Takes tough skin to walk in the boots we’re in”, sang Jukebox Mafia members as they opened up the BMI Tailgate Party late Saturday afternoon. The seeds of Jukebox Mafia were planted during one of...Read full article... »

SWEET TREATS FROM LADY ANTEBELLUM

SWEET TREATS FROM LADY ANTEBELLUM

“Thanks for 300 Webisodes!” Early-bird CMA Music Festival attendees found this appreciation on lollipops in assorted flavors made by Nashville Sweets and left for fans attending Lady Antebellum Q & A session this morning. People...Read full article... »

CHILLING OUT AT THE ABC SUMMER BLOCK PARTY

CHILLING OUT AT THE ABC SUMMER BLOCK PARTY

There were plenty of blue lips throughout the ABC Summer Block Party on Friday and Saturday. Lots of them were on the faces of children who had scarfed down snow cones to cool off from...Read full article... »

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