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Randy Rogers Band’s Salute to “San Antone”

Friday, July 22, 2016 -- 5:16 pm EDT

If you’re looking for the Randy Rogers Band, you might want to check Frio Street in San Antonio. Their new single “San Antone” is a salute to the landmark Texas city’s flavor and history, and the video shot by the Edde Brothers follows suit. With shots of the guys traveling the nation — wowing the... Read more »

 

Maren Morris: Longhorns Are Everywhere

Friday, July 22, 2016 -- 3:15 pm EDT

When Maren Morris posted a picture of her gorgeous new tattoo this week, I wasn’t surprised she’d gone with a longhorn on her skin. Because she’s from Texas, and it just looks kind of perfect on her. New ink! Thanks for your beautiful heart and talent, Amanda Wachob! pic.twitter.com/BfsaPsg32d — MAREN MORRIS (@MarenMorris) July 20,... Read more »

 

Brantley Gilbert Releases “The Weekend” In Time for Weekend

Friday, July 22, 2016 -- 3:00 pm EDT

Even though Brantley Gilbert is deep into his summer tour, and is a long way from the grind of a nine-to-five job, he’s pretty convincing as a guy who is just waiting on the weekend. In his brand new song — “The Weekend” — Gilbert sings about how the end of the work week means... Read more »

 

Thunderstorms Shut Down Country Thunder

Friday, July 22, 2016 -- 2:46 pm EDT

On Thursday (July 21) evening, when the skies looked ominous in Twin Lakes, Wisc., officials at the Country Thunder Music Festival postponed the show. “Hey CT! We’ve got a bit of weather coming through so we are temporarily holding the main stage performances until it clears – stay tuned,” they posted on social media, then... Read more »

 

The Work Week as Told by Still The King GIFs

Friday, July 22, 2016 -- 2:30 pm EDT

Every week, we go through the same cycle of emotions. Mondays are long, Wednesdays give us hope, Fridays set us free, and then after a long, relaxing weekend, we start all over again. You know who else gets the struggles of the work week grind? The Still The King cast! Check out new episodes of... Read more »

 

Samuel Goldwyn Films and CMT Hatch Chicken People

Friday, July 22, 2016 -- 2:00 pm EDT

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights from CMT for Chicken People, a film directed by Emmy-nominated Nicole Lucas Haimes and produced by Emmy Award winner Motto Pictures. Chicken People received its world premiere at the 2016 South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, and will continue its film festival run leading up... Read more »

 

Crowd Braves Rain to Help Dierks Bentley Celebrate “Somewhere on a Beach”

Thursday, July 21, 2016 -- 5:39 pm EDT

A steamy, hit-and-run rain was still scrubbing the Nashville sidewalks as an umbrella-shaking crowd quick-stepped into the South bar on Music Row to congratulate and dispense trophies to the five writers of Dierks Bentley’s latest No. 1, “Somewhere on a Beach.” Those writers are Dave Kuncio and Josh Mirenda of ASCAP, Jaron Boyer and Michael... Read more »

 

The Story Behind Eric Church’s New Old Video

Thursday, July 21, 2016 -- 5:34 pm EDT

When Eric Church’s debut album, Sinners Like Me, came out 10 years ago, there were 70 people in his fan club. Now there are about 99,930 more. So it made sense to Church and his team to let more people in on the video that his manager John Peets shot all those years ago for... Read more »

 

Willie Nelson: “I’ve Smoked Enough and I Want to Give Back”

Thursday, July 21, 2016 -- 5:10 pm EDT

Willie Nelson and Family will celebrate the launch of the country legend’s premium cannabis brand, Willie’s Reserve, with shows Saturday (July 23) in Redmond, Washington, and July 30 in Greenwood, Colorado. The line will be available in select marijuana vendors in Washington and Colorado by August, with plans to expand to future legal states as... Read more »

 

Craig Morgan: “God Has a Bigger Plan”

Thursday, July 21, 2016 -- 11:43 am EDT

To everyone who wrapped their arms around Craig Morgan and his family, he is so grateful for that comfort in his time of need. The loss of a child is a pain no parent should ever endure. But it’s a feeling Morgan and his wife Karen will have to live with for the rest of... Read more »