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Story and Photos by Peyton Tranas | Contributing Writer Kacey Musgraves brought her “Star-Crossed: Unveiled” tour to Nashville. Bridgestone Arena glistened in rainbows and confetti as Musgraves performed songs from her “Star-Crossed” (2021) album, as well as hits from past albums. After having moved to Nashville nearly 13 years ago, this was practically a hometown show for …

Kacey Musgraves. Courtesy of NPR. Story by Peyton Tranas | Core Writer When your previous album wins Album of the Year at the Grammys, you have a lot of pressure on you to release an equally as good follow up album, and that is exactly what Kacey Musgraves did. On September 10, Musgraves released her …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo/Contributing Writer Ridenour Rehearsal Studios in Murfreesboro continues to grow in clientele and reputation with each day, and Nov. 7th was no exception. With a star-studded bill containing a double opener and a headlining act in Aaron Tippin, who has almost 30 years in the music business, Ridenour is becoming …

Photo Courtesy of CMT Story by Liz Juengling/Contributing Writer The Country supergroup The Highwomen released their highly anticipated, self-titled debut album on Sept. 6.  The group includes female powerhouses Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby. They joined with Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb, who produced the entire record. The group released the album …

Photo and story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer What’s a birthday without a party? Nashville country radio station The BIG 98 celebrated their birthday at the Wildhorse Saloon Monday night with some music by hitmaker Billy Currington, duo Maddie & Tae and country newcomers Jordan Davis, Travis Denning and Ben Rue. The birthday party was …

Photo courtesy of ACM Story by Sydney Wagner / Contributing writer Country music’s biggest names ditched the cowboy boots and hats Sunday night. Instead they pulled out all the stops in their finest suits and dresses for the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Many of the stars donned a gold …