Las Vegas has gone country. Today (July 17), the inaugural Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival was announced and the lineup includes A-list artists like Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Brandley Gilbert.
Singer-songwriter Ashley Monroe, known for being one-third of the Pistol Annies, is on the mend. She was forced to cancel several shows last week after being admitted for a severe kidney infection on Friday (July 11).
The legendary 1927 Bristol Sessions are being honored with a new tribute CD this fall titled “Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited.”
The eight tracks include the edgy “Little Red Wagon” and nostalgic “Smokin’ and Drinkin'” which features Little Big Town. Other highlights include the twangy “Old Sh!t” and “Another Sunday in the South,” the latter which was written with fellow Pistol Annies member Ashley Monroe.
Artists announced for the two-day event in October include Ashley Monroe, Blues Traveler, Gov’t Mule, the Steep Canyon Rangers, Rodrigo y Gabriela and the Old 97’s.
Miranda Lambert’s new album “Platinum” will feature big-name stars in addition to the ACM female vocalist of the year.
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Hunter Hayes and Ashley Monroe will team up for the 12th CMT on Tour, aptly titled Hunter Hayes’ Let’s Be Crazy Tour. This isn’t the first time the two have joined forces, though.
“I wanted our finished video to feel like an artifact from 1971,” said video director David McClister, “an archival piece that had been re-discovered from the vaults of a local TV station.”
“When it came time to record this album Vince [Gill] heard ‘Weed Instead of Roses’ and he goes, ‘I’m not doing the album unless you record that.’”
Tom Petty has a beef with modern country music, which he recently called “bad rock with a fiddle.” Well, Tom, listen to these ten songs and see if you don’t change your mind.
This week, Hayes sat down with Radio.com to discuss the decision to revisit his debut with new songs, as well as how his new duets with Ashley Monroe and Jason Mraz came together.