The Band Perry to Pay for Burial of Family Killed in House Fire
The Band Perry to Pay for Burial of Family Killed in House Fire
/ February 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The Band Perry are stepping forward to pay for the burial of a mom and eight children who tragically passed away in a house fire in Greenville, Ken. on Thursday (Jan. 30). The mother, LaRae Watson, and eight of her children, ages 4 to 15, died Thursday, while the father, Chad Watson, and…

Trace Adkins’ Dad Dies
Trace Adkins’ Dad Dies
/ February 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Trace Adkins‘ father has died. Aaron Adkins, a former mill worker, is remembered as a quiet and hardworking man who bestowed his love of country music on his oldest son. The singer also credits his father for his tireless work ethic. (Taste of Country) – Aaron Adkins’ passing comes just days after…

Hunter Hayes to Embark on 2014 We’re Not Invisible Tour
Hunter Hayes to Embark on 2014 We’re Not Invisible Tour
/ January 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – It’s a good week to be a Hunter Hayes fan! Not only did he debut his new single ‘Invisible’ at the Grammys Sunday night (Jan. 26), but also just announced his upcoming 2014 We’re Not Invisible Tour, launching March 20. The road run comes on the heels of Hayes’ sold-out CMT on Tour: Let’s Be Crazy…

Keith Urban Cries During Mass Same-Sex Wedding at 2014 Grammys
Keith Urban Cries During Mass Same-Sex Wedding at 2014 Grammys
/ January 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Radio Iowa) - Keith Urban let his emotions show during a mass wedding performed by rapper Queen Latifah at the 2014 Grammys on Sunday night (Jan. 26). The ceremony came late in the three-and-a-half hour CBS broadcast. While reaction on social media was decidedly mixed, the live audience gave a long ovation at the end of the…

Country’s Top 5 Moments at the 2014 Grammys
Country’s Top 5 Moments at the 2014 Grammys
/ January 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Country music shined at the 2014 Grammys, with nine of Nashville’s top singers taking the stage to sing and play guitar. Collaborations and solo performances from artists like Keith Urban, Blake Shelton and Hunter Hayes were among the night’s best, but what was the best moment? Taste of Country has assembled the Top 5 country moments from the…

Trace Adkins Leaves Rehab to Buy a New Guitar
Trace Adkins Leaves Rehab to Buy a New Guitar
/ January 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Songwriting may be part of Trace Adkins‘ alcohol rehabilitation, as he stepped away from treatment to buy a new guitar over the weekend. In actuality, it was a used Martin acoustic, but it’s new to him. A photo shows the brawny country singer smiling and looking healthy as he grips his new…

Luke Bryan Set to Steal the Show at Daytona 500
Luke Bryan Set to Steal the Show at Daytona 500
/ January 22, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Luke Bryan has been selected to kick off the Great American Race at the Daytona International Speedway in 2014. The ACM Entertainer of the Year will perform during the Daytona 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show on Feb. 23. Bryan will take the stage on pit road of the World Center of Racing, where he…

Garth Brooks Announces Special Comeback Event in Dublin
Garth Brooks Announces Special Comeback Event in Dublin
/ January 22, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – It’s a lucky day to be Irish — and if you’re a country fan too, you have double the luck! Seventeed years ago, Garth Brooks played two legendary shows in Dublin’s Croke Park, and soon, the superstar will make his comeback. Brooks actually stood in Croke Park to announce his return, which made…

Trace Adkins Enters Rehab
Trace Adkins Enters Rehab
/ January 22, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Trace Adkins took his first drink in over a decade, then checked into rehab earlier this week. A spokesperson confirms that the singer has entered a treatment facility after a setback in his battle with alcoholism. Meanwhile, reports circulate that the ‘Just Fishin” singer may have been involved in a fight. “As he…

Trace Adkins Cancels SeaWorld Performance
Trace Adkins Cancels SeaWorld Performance
/ January 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Add Trace Adkins to a list of artists who’ve pulled out of SeaWorld’s Bands, Brew and BBQ concert series set for this winter. The country singer was scheduled to play on March 2, but named the ‘Blackfish’ controversy as his reason for canceling. Adkins didn’t cite ethical reasons in a statement published first…