Hank Williams Jr., Eric Paslay + More Added to Taste of Country Music Festival Lineup
Hank Williams Jr., Eric Paslay + More Added to Taste of Country Music Festival Lineup
/ February 26, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The superstar lineup at the 2014 Taste of Country Music Festival just got bigger with the addition of Hank Williams. Jr. Eric Paslay, Leah Turner, the Cadillac Three and Jamie Lynn Spears have also been added to the June 13-15 camping and country music festival at Hunter Mountain. The five new artists make a three-day lineup of 17 singers ……

Blake Shelton Worried Younger Generation May Miss Out on Garth Brooks
Blake Shelton Worried Younger Generation May Miss Out on Garth Brooks
/ February 26, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Blake Shelton is still Garth Brooks‘ biggest #frustratedfan. Earlier this month, Shelton took to Twitter to urge the legendary singer to allow his music to be purchased on iTunes. He was reportedly trying to buy Brooks’ hit ‘Shameless,’ but couldn’t find it — or any of Brooks’ music — online. That’s nothing new, and it doesn’t look like…

Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson + Merle Haggard Working on Album Together
Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson + Merle Haggard Working on Album Together
/ February 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Merle Haggard gave the ultimate performance at the 2014 Grammys, and their onstage collaboration was just a foretaste of what’s to come. The trio of legends are currently working on an album together! Naturally, it’s a release that’s likely to get all country fans riled up, as the three singers are some of…

Billy Ray Cyrus Took Advice From Miley for ‘Achy Breaky 2′ Video
Billy Ray Cyrus Took Advice From Miley for ‘Achy Breaky 2′ Video
/ February 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Billy Ray Cyrus is enjoying all of the buzz around his reprise of his biggest hit, the outside-the-lines ‘Achy Breaky 2,’ which comes complete with rap video. “Hey, sometimes you’ve gotta do things just for the fun of it! And sometimes it’s not that you gotta do it, it just happens,”…

Garth Brooks Wins $226K Lawsuit Against Former Employee
Garth Brooks Wins $226K Lawsuit Against Former Employee
/ February 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – A jury decided that the money Garth Brooks gave to longtime Red Strokes Entertainment CEO Lisa Sanderson was a loan, meaning she’ll need to repay $226,000 to the singer. After Thursday’s verdict was read, Sanderson said she did “absolutely not” have the money to repay him. The sum includes interest from…

Garth Brooks Fourth Show to Comeback Special Event in Ireland
Garth Brooks Fourth Show to Comeback Special Event in Ireland
/ February 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Garth Brooks is high in demand all over the world. After selling out his Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event in Dublin, Ireland in 90 minutes, he’s added a fourth concert! (Taste of Country) – The event just keeps getting bigger. When it was first announced in January, the icon had two shows booked for July 25 and 26, 2014 before…

Blake Shelton Taps the Band Perry as Advisors on ‘The Voice’
Blake Shelton Taps the Band Perry as Advisors on ‘The Voice’
/ February 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Sibling group the Band Perry will bring their musical expertise to NBC’s ‘The Voice’ in Season 6, helping out fellow country mainstay Blake Shelton‘s team. Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry have talent running through their veins, and they’re going to use their knowledge to mentor Team Blake, who has won three of the past…

Miranda Lambert Announces ‘Automatic’ as First Single From Fifth Album
Miranda Lambert Announces ‘Automatic’ as First Single From Fifth Album
/ February 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Miranda Lambert is back, even though she never really went away. The singer will release the first single from her upcoming fifth album to country radio on Wednesday, Feb. 5. ‘Automatic’ comes eight months after the release of Lambert’s last single, ‘All Kinds of Kinds.’ The new track will be the first taste…

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…