Articles Posted November 2012

  • Brantley Gilbert Gives it His All

    Brantley Gilbert Gives it His All

    Brantley Gilbert photo courtesy of The Valory Music Co. Brantley Gilbert has played small clubs, sold out arenas and everything in between. Now headlining his own Hell On Wheels Tour, Brantley still gives his live…

  • Sam Houston State's Trey Diller vs Baylor (via Southland.org)

    Sam Houston State Bearkats – Mission Accomplished

    Coming into Saturday’s game, the Bearkats had two big goals they wanted to accomplish.

    First, they wanted to defeat Northwestern State and clinch a share of the Southland Conference championship. Second, the Kats hoped to pick up their all-important seventh win over a Division I opponent.

    Done and done…

  • Craig Morgan Partners With Jack Daniel’s to Send Troops Home for the Holidays

    Craig Morgan Partners With Jack Daniel’s to Send Troops Home for the Holidays

    Craig Morgan photo courtesy of Monarch Publicity. For the second year, the Jack Daniel Distillery will donate more than $100,000 to help service members and their families travel from bases to homes across the U.S.…

  • Sam Houston State Bearkats Win Southland Conference Championship for 2nd Year in a Row

    Football Champions Again

    GoBearkats.com Timothy Flanders, Brian Bell and Trey Diller combined to lead the offense and the Bearkat defense remained tough as well as Sam Houston State rolled to a 52-17 victory over Northwestern State Saturday in…

  • Taylor Swift Still Commands Country Album and Songs Chart

    Taylor Swift Still Commands Country Album and Songs Chart

    Puns are the black holes of humor. They suck you in even as taste and intelligence try to hold you back. That’s why we are forced to begin this week’s column with the observation that…

  • MerleFest 2013 Lineup Includes Charlie Daniels, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

    MerleFest 2013 Lineup Includes Charlie Daniels, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

    Charlie Daniels photo courtesy of Webster PR. The initial lineup of performers for MerleFest 2013 has been announced. The four-day event will again take place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North…

  • Carrie Underwood Keeps No. 1 Spot on Top 20

    Carrie Underwood Keeps No. 1 Spot on Top 20

    Miranda Lambert (L) and Blake Shelton onstage during The 46th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 1, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) This week, GAC’s Top 20 Country…

  • Ty England Ties the Knot

    Ty England Ties the Knot

    Ty and Justina England photo courtesy of Kaleidoscope Media. Ty England, best known for his hit “Should’ve Asked Her Faster,” recently married Justina Cardoza in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. The couple met several years ago…

  • Kenny Chesney Announces No Shoes Nation Tour

    Kenny Chesney Announces No Shoes Nation Tour

    Kenny Chesney photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Kenny Chesney will take the number of stadium shows he’s performed over the one hundred mark this coming summer. He announced his No Shoes Nation Tour, which…

  • Nashville’s Charles Esten to Make Grand Ole Opry Debut November 10

    Nashville’s Charles Esten to Make Grand Ole Opry Debut November 10

    The cast of ABC’s Nashville, (l-r): Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten and Connie Britton. Photo courtesy of Facebook.com/NashvilleABC. Actor Charles Esten, who plays Deacon Claybourne on ABC’s Nashville, will make his Grand Ole Opry debut Saturday,…