Well, it’s over. This is Country California’s final post.
The decision to end now isn’t for a lack of passion for the music. I love music no less today than I did when I started this site seven-and-a-half years ago. I even love it in some of the new, different ways you come to love a thing you engage with day after day.
Nor is this ending born of pessimism regarding the current direction of country. With early signs of a turning tide at radio and a whole slew of recent case studies in … [Read More...]
Were it not for radio-ready Southern rock(ish) ensemble A Thousand Horses' trio of sashaying background vocalists, you wouldn't have seen one female performer take the stage at last Tuesday night's Golf & Guitars Children's Charity Concert at Haggin Oaks in Sacramento.
There were plenty of women in the audience, though, and plenty of men eager to sing to them from the stage. A Thousand Horses professed true, non-inebriated love with "(This Ain't No) Drunk Dial." The … [Read More...]
One neat thing I've been able to do as a result of running this site is attend the annual Golf & Guitars Charity Concert at Haggin Oaks in Sacramento. Here's my write-up on the 2014 event.
This year's Golf & Guitars is just ahead on May 18-19 (the golfing and general admission show happen on the 19th), with performers set to include Josh Turner, Love & Theft, Jon Pardi, Jason Michael Carroll, A Thousand Horses, Old Dominion, Swon Brothers, Michael Ray, One Flew South, Joel Crouse, … [Read More...]