October 2014 Show Calendar

From our Northern California Concert Calendar, a listing of shows for the month ahead. If you have friends in the area, be sure to have them subscribe to receive our monthly roundups by email. Don't forget that you can always check the calendar on our site to see shows further out and get your tickets in advance. Believe it or not, we already have details on shows through April of 2015. 10/01/14 - Emmylou Harris - Gallo Center for the Arts - Modesto, CA 10/01/14 - Gordon Lightfoot - … [Read more...]

Quotable Country – 09/28/14 Edition

Click the bullet after each quote to visit the source. See Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr’s Most Adorable Moments [Pictures] ● --- Way to go, Taste of Country. I expected nothing less. Or more. The Country Rebel-Meter: From Mild (Blake Shelton!) to Wild (Yes, You, Jason Aldean) ● --- Billboard came up with a Rebel-Meter worthy of Taste of Country. Indeed, there was little fresh in Thursday’s nearly sold-out show. Many in the 20,000-something crowd got drunk and sloppy, the electric … [Read more...]

Jason Aldean Is Finally Happy, Really He Is

Jason Aldean headshot

Jason Aldean is finally living a fulfilled and joyous life and will assault you viciously if you don't like it, according to a recent interview with the popular Face the Country blog. Though most of the questions asked were softballs, Aldean managed to insert his aggressively petulant views on life, music, and privacy into most every response. Find an excerpted portion of the full Q&A below. Face the Country: Jason, your new single "Burnin' It Down" is just hot! Like, how'd you decide to … [Read more...]

Quotable Country – 09/21/14 Edition

Click the bullet after each quote to visit the source. I was always on the fence. I was trying to maintain the integrity of country music and also fit into the commercial world. You want everything you do to be a big hit, but how bad do you want it? What are you willing to do? Where are you willing to bend? ● --- Lee Ann Womack to Peter Cooper, in an article that also sees Cooper pointing out the 4+ year gap since someone hit No. 1 on the country chart with a song that wasn't co-written. … [Read more...]

Quotable Country – 09/14/14 Edition

Click the bullet after each quote to visit the source. In the last several years, a lot of the songs about women have been written in kind of an objectifying way. If you didn’t wear cut-off jeans or a bikini top, or sit on a tailgate and drink, then you really weren’t worthy, you didn’t really add up. But ‘Wild Child’ is telling some girl out there that’s got dreams, that’s a free spirit, who’s smart and interesting, that she has a chance, that she is worthy. ● --- Kenny Chesney, in a nice, … [Read more...]