Concert review

James Taylor and Taylor Swift

James Taylor And Taylor Swift, Together Again

Taylor Swift performed three songs with James Taylor during his show this week at Tanglewood–a duet on “Fire and Rain” and two of her own songs.

07/06/2012

Glen Campbell and daughter Ashley at Ravinia (Kurt Wolff/CBS Local)

Glen Campbell Charms Fans, Picks Mean Guitar During ‘Goodbye’ Show In Chicago

He may have Alzheimer’s, but on stage Glen Campbell can still sing, charm his fans, and play guitar like the dickens. His 18-song set in Chicago was a playful, endearing run through his best-known songs.

06/29/2012

Chris Cagle at Joe's Bar in Chicago

Chris Cagle Celebrates His New Album At Chicago Show

After four years, Chris Cagle has a new album, and he celebrated the release last night during a special show in Chicago.

06/26/2012

Sugarland

Sugarland Plays Hits, Covers Def Leppard During ‘In The Hands Of The Fans’ Tour Stop In Chicago

Summer may have officially commenced last week, but in Chicago, country music’s kickoff to the season was Saturday’s Sugarland show in Tinley Park.

06/25/2012

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert Brings ‘Gunpowder And Lead’ — And Kid Rock — To Closing Night Of Detroit’s Downtown Hoedown

“Whiskey already? I love this town!” declared Miranda Lambert from the stage on day three of the Downtown Hoedown, which took place in Detroit this past weekend (June 8-10).

06/11/2012

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley Headlines Chicago’s Wrigley Field And It’s Anything But ‘Just Another American Saturday Night’

Shortly after stepping off a hot and sweaty stage at a jam-packed Wrigley Field in Chicago yesterday, Brad Paisley took to Twitter to show his thanks for an evening that featured a duet (“Whiskey Lullaby”) with The Band Perry’s Kimberly Perry and some fantastic country-music guitar-shredding.

06/11/2012

99.5 WYCD Downtown Hoedown - Josh Gracin

Josh Gracin, Hunter Hayes, More Bring Country Music To Detroit On Day One Of Downtown Hoedown

Detroit may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think ‘country music.’ This past weekend, though, the Motor City is all about honky tonk, thanks to the annual Downtown Hoedown, a country music extravaganza that has been taking over downtown Detroit each summer for the past 30 years.

06/11/2012

(credit: Steve Wiseman / 99.5 WYCD)

Country Music Comes To Detroit On Day 1 Of Downtown Hoedown

Detroit may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think ‘country music.’ This weekend, though, the Motor City is all about honky tonk, thanks to the annual Downtown Hoedown, a country music extravaganza that has been taking over downtown Detroit each summer for the past 30 years.

06/10/2012

(credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw Kick Off ‘Brothers Of The Sun’ Tour With Rousing Show In Tampa

The long-awaited debut of the 2012 Brothers of the Sun Tour finally kicked off this weekend in Tampa, Florida, and it did not disappoint.

06/04/2012

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson Rocks NJ At Montclair’s Wellmont Theatre

Willie Nelson spent most of last week heavily promoting his new album, Heroes, released on May 15.

05/21/2012

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