Whiskey Myers has been bringing it hard for the last 14 years

Whiskey Myers burst onto the country rock scene in 2008 with their debut album Road to Life and 5 studio albums later they are still going strong. On November 13th, the Texas southern band played at the beautiful Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara and rocked the house with a high energy show. They were accompanied […]

Boots & Brews Festival 2022: Santa Clarita

It was a very warm and sunny, beautiful Saturday on September 3rd in Santa Clarita, California, with fans lined up outside the gates and ready for another amazing run of Boots & Brews Country Music Festival. This stop on the traveling tour boasted an incredible lineup, featuring some phenomenal talents Avery Anna, Blanco Brown, Morgan […]

Boots & Brews traveling country music fest returns to SoCal

It’s that time of the year once again to slip on your finest cowboy boots and get ready to dance the night away as southern California’s Boots & Brews Country Music Festival is back and bringing us a spectacular lineup like no other for 2022. This year’s electrifying festival will take place in Santa Clarita […]

Kane Brown brings famous friends to California Mid-State Fair

What a night celebrating a sold-out show with country superstar Kane Brown at Paso Robles annual California Mid-State Fair! When all the lights dimmed, everyone went crazy as Brown began the intro to his set. As he walked on the stage, flames and smoke erupted, making the crowd go even crazier. Kane Brown played some […]

Robert Plant & Allison Krauss ‘raise the roof’ in Columbia, MD

In October of 2007, classic rock legend Robert Plant and American bluegrass legend Alison Krauss delivered an unexpected collaboration — an Americana album called Raising Sand. It charted on folk, country, pop and rock charts, and won five GRAMMY Awards in 2009, including ‘Album Of The Year’. Last November, 14 years later, the unlikely duo […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: The Sweet Things “Ya Know I Don’t Mind”

The story continues! The much-anticipated next installment of The Sweet Things‘ antics are captured in this world premiere of “Ya Know I Don’t Mind”. The single, out on all digital outlets as of May 2nd via Wendigo Productions NYC/Spaghetty Town Records, is the second taste off the band’s forthcoming Brown Leather album — the first […]

Two full weeks of SXSW 2022

SXSW is known for many things… whether it’s throngs of happy music lovers, rediscovering their love of seeking the best new bands, or the pack of tech guys in networking nirvana. Or, the film geeks and geek-ettes, gawking in gritty discourse over the merits (or lack thereof) of their latest screening. For me, though, SX […]

SXSW 2022: Best Bands

SXSW made its cautious, yet triumphant return earlier in March after its abrupt cancellation in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic. The city of Austin took a safe approach to this year’s festival by opening many onsite testing facilities, as well as administering a digital pass for all vaccinated festival-goers. Even with safeguards in place, the […]

Napa ready to uncork the next BottleRock for 2022

Wine meets music at the 8th Annual BottleRock Fest in Napa, California this May 27th through 29th! The three-day fest will include headliners Metallica, P!nk and Twenty One Pilots, with support from Luke Combs, The Black Crowes, Kygo, Pitbull, Greta Van Fleet, Mount Westmore, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, CHVRCHES, Banks, Bleachers, Alessia Cara, Vance Joy, Silversun […]

A night with Kingfish Ingram in St. Louis

On March 25th, it was one of those famous, midwestern, super windy evenings out in the suburbs of St. Louis, when a night of delta blues and topnotch guitar playing was enjoyed by a wonderfully diverse packed house of fans at The Factory. This group of music lovers had gathered together to see the one […]

My Forte Artist Spotlight: Boomtown Saints

With signature high-energy performances and flawless harmonies, Boomtown Saints are Nashville’s newest and arguably biggest up-and-coming rock-forward country band. And, they’re on a mission. “We have established a reputation for allowing people to forget about their ‘real life’ for however long we are onstage,” says Chris Ramos of Boomtown Saints. Having evolved from their freshman […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Dust City Opera “Angie”

Emerging grunge-meets-indie folk band Dust City Opera debut another song off their forthcoming sophomore album Alien Summer with the video for “Angie”! Due out March 4th, the album follows the band’s first full-length Heaven in 2019 and will feature previously released tracks like “The Unkind”, “An Okay Way To Go”, “It”, “Tile or Linoleum” and “Stars”. “Angie” […]

Chris Lane brings the country to Los Angeles

Chris Lane launched his Fill Them Boots tour in January 2022, and, oh boy, can he fill them boots — and then some! Chris brings the crowd alive with his Platinum #1s “Big, Big Plans” and “Fix” and, his 2X Platinum #1s “I Don’t Know About You” and “Take Back Home Girl”. On February 2nd, […]