Country and Irish: 5 Artists You Should Hear

This is a potentially confusing one. There are country and Americana singers who happen to be Irish, playing music similar to that coming out of modern Nashville. But there is also Irish Country Music, its own separate world playing more traditional  country and western sounds, ideal for country dancing. Replace those guitar instrumental sections with […]

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The “Help, They’re Marrying Someone Else” Playlist

We are irrationally excited about – and far too invested in – Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s wedding news. But country music knows that not every engagement announcement is a happy one. When it’s your ex’s engagement for instance… an occasion for which there are an embarrassingly high number of country songs. Or when the […]

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15 Great Quotes Overheard at Country Music Week [2017]

“How many of you had no idea who I was before tonight? That’s OK, I don’t know who you are either” – Woke Up in Nashville singer Seth Ennis “We have brought the hillbillies to the royal palace!” – Kimberly from Little Big Town about the Royal Albert Hall “I wish Sober October was in […]

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