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…

George Strait Fans Miss Farewell Show in Austin Due to Ticketing Error
George Strait Fans Miss Farewell Show in Austin Due to Ticketing Error
/ January 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of  Country) – The legendary George Strait is bidding farewell to life on the road one show at a time on the Cowboy Rides Away Tour, and understandably, it’s an event every fan wants to experience. Unfortunately, at Friday’s (Jan. 10) show, some ticket holders left in extreme disappointment after they weren’t let into the venue. Strait’s…

Tim McGraw Announces 2014 Sundown Heaven Town Tour
Tim McGraw Announces 2014 Sundown Heaven Town Tour
/ January 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Tim McGraw has been teasing fans about big news, and now there’s finally a new single and details for his 2014 Sundown Heaven Town Tour. The end to McGraw’s 2013 year was a big one, but he’s looking to make 2014 even bigger. The singer’s announcement follows three consecutive No. 1 hits, as well as…

Tina Fey Sneaks in a Taylor Swift Dig at 2014 Golden Globes
Tina Fey Sneaks in a Taylor Swift Dig at 2014 Golden Globes
/ January 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Taylor Swift has been the butt of several jokes over the last few years, with many highlighting her dating life. The 2013 Golden Globes were no exception. Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler made Swift the center of a few jabs — a theme which continued at the 2014 awards show. Last year,…

Dierks Bentley Sets Release Date for ‘Riser’
Dierks Bentley Sets Release Date for ‘Riser’
/ January 7, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – After long and anxious wait for fans, Dierks Bentley has finally announced a release date for his seventh studio album, ‘Riser.’ On Feb. 25, Bentley will release the album which holds his current hit, ‘I Hold On.’ He says the new album will have a lot of heavy stories that needed to be…