Articles Posted in the News Category

  • GAC Album Review: Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West

    GAC Album Review: Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West

    Alan Jackson’s 2012 CD, Thirty Miles West. Photo courtesy of ACR/EMI Records Nashville. Alan Jackson is consistent. Over the years, each new album cranks up like the truck you’ve had forever and trust to get…

  • Dierks Bentley’s Father Passes

    Dierks Bentley’s Father Passes

    Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/DierksBentley. GAC extends condolences to Dierks Bentley and his family. Dierks’ father, Leon Bentley, died Friday, June 1 at age 88. Dierks made the announcement via his Twitter page today: “my dad…

  • Fourth Week at No. 1 for Carrie Underwood, Second for Kip Moore

    Fourth Week at No. 1 for Carrie Underwood, Second for Kip Moore

    Looks like it’s going to take a SWAT team to get Carrie Underwood and Kip Moore off the top of Billboard‘s country charts. Underwood’s Blown Away has settled into its fourth week as the best-selling…

  • Lady Antebellum Headed to Australia

    Lady Antebellum Headed to Australia

    Lady Antebellum photo courtesy of Capitol Nashville. Lady Antebellum will head Down Under for the final leg of their Own The Night World Tour. They’ll travel to Australia in September to play three shows. Tickets…

  • Carrie Underwood Back at No. 1 on Top 20

    Carrie Underwood Back at No. 1 on Top 20

    Carrie Underwood photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. The theme of GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown this week is new!  New videos by Jana Kramer and Rodney Atkins made their countdown debuts and Thompson Square’s…

  • Road Work

    Temporarily Closure of Old Colony Road at SH 19

    On Monday, June 4, weather permitting TxDOT will temporarily close Old Colony Road at SH 19.

    A signed detour will be in place to direct traffic to each side of Old Colony Road. This closure will allow the contractor to rebuild Old Colony Rd on both the east and west sides of SH 19 and construct the SH 19 proposed northbound main lanes. This closure is expected to last three weeks.

  • 10 Prime Spots: Nashville

    10 Prime Spots: Nashville

    Half of the U.S. population lives within 600 miles of Nashville, according to the city’s Chamber of Commerce. As for the other half, Nashville’s conveniently located airport has its own Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. So, if…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Feels Like Clouds Are Parting

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Feels Like Clouds Are Parting

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) He says he doesn’t want to say the clouds are parting, but that…

  • Jason Isbell, Gillian Welch Lead Americana Honors & Awards Nominees

    Jason Isbell, Gillian Welch Lead Americana Honors & Awards Nominees

    l-r: Buddy Miller, Don Was, Shelby Lynne, Lucinda Williams, Don Heffington, Jim Lauderdale. Photo courtesy of the Americana Music Association. The Americana Music Association has announced the 2012 nominees for the Americana Honors Awards. The…

  • Top 20 Has a Lot of “New” This Week

    Top 20 Has a Lot of “New” This Week

    Top 20 Country Countdown. There is a whole lot of ‘new’ on this week’s GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown! New videos by Jana Kramer and Rodney Atkins make their countdown debuts while Thompson Square’s “Glass”…