Month: September 2022

Brandi Carlile will kick off the 48th season of Austin City Limits on Saturday night (Oct. 1), but The Boot and Taste of Country readers are getting a special sneak peek at her set today.  The acclaimed singer-songwriter’s third ACL appearance features an eclectic mix of tracks from throughout her impressive career, including cuts from her latest record, In These
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Russell Dickerson‘s third studio album is coming very soon. The “Home Sweet” singer announced this week that he will release a self-titled album on Nov. 4. Not only did Dickerson reveal the album release date, but he also shared the album cover and 15-song tracklist. Russell Dickerson is set to feature his 2022 single “She
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Béla Fleck came away the big winner at Thursday night’s 33rd annual International Bluegrass Music Association awards in Raleigh, North Carolina, winning Album of the Year for My Bluegrass Heart. The banjo virtuoso also won Instrumental Group of the Year, Banjo Player of the Year, and Instrumental Recording of the Year. “Things grow and they
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Turnpike Troubadours frontman Evan Felker has teamed up with influential punk rockers Dropkick Murphys for their searing new anthem, “The Last One.” This new collaboration is included on Dropkick Murphy’s new album This Machine Still Kills Fascists, which was released today (Sept. 30). Thematically, the project is a celebration and continuation of the philosophies vocalized by
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Mississippi native Marty Stuart has lived multiple musical lifetimes and had the pleasure of collaborating with country music’s all-time greats. As a teenager, he performed with Lester Flatt, with the Nashville Grass; later, he was in Johnny Cash‘s backing band. As a solo artist, Stuart has also embraced an eclectic array of styles: bluegrass, honky-tonk,
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Evan Paul hosts Taste of Country Nights, On Demand, a weekly country music interview podcast that focuses on the music. Follow wherever podcasts are found, like Apple Podcasts and Spotify and leave a rating and review. ​​​​​​​​​​​This show is part of the Townsquare Media On Demand network. We know and love Breland for the songs that he has released that have been widely successful, but did you
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Kelsea Ballerini released her fourth studio album, Subject to Change, on Sept. 23, and among the 15 tunes is a lively and humorous collaboration with Kelly Clarkson and Carly Pearce called “You’re Drunk, Go Home.” The song follows the album’s theme of traditional-leaning country music, and begins with the sound of heels walking across a floor before Ballerini says, “Hit
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Wow, it’s that time again already. It feels like yesterday when RodeoHouston was announcing their performers for their 2022 event, and here we are again, a year later. Now there’s one thing for certain about the World’s Biggest Rodeo, and it’s that they’re gonna bring a helluva show year in and year out, bringing in
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Alan Jackson will receive a major honor at the upcoming CMT Artists of the Year ceremony: The legendary singer-songwriter has been selected as CMT’s Artist of a Lifetime. The award acknowledges Jackson’s illustrious career, which has spanned three decades. His accomplishments include 18 studio albums, 35 No. 1 singles, two Grammy Awards, 16 CMA Awards, 17 ACM Awards
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The impact that the Judds had on the country music landscape is immeasurable. The loss of Naomi Judd, who died by suicide in April, came at a time when the mother-daughter duo seemed poised to make a significant comeback. Her death came just one day before the Judds’ induction into the Country Music Hall of
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Acclaimed Nashville singer-songwriter Caitlin Rose heads to the stables in her new music video for “Nobody’s Sweetheart.” Released today (Sept. 28), the fresh track serves as the latest preview of Rose’s highly-awaited new record Cazimi, due out Nov. 18 via Missing Pierce Records. Co-written with accomplished songwriter and producer Daniel Tashian, “Nobody’s Sweetheart” finds Rose trying
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Carlile is joined by Shooter Jennings for the live-music mainstay’s 48th season Brandi Carlile anchors this weekend’s 48th-season premiere of Austin City Limits, bringing a little bit of church into Austin’s Moody Theater with her. Specifically, Carlile recalled attending vacation bible school as a kid and doing little projects around parables such as the wise
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