Country Daze

Welcome to Country Daze! The exclusive area dedicated to the ramblings of our Everything Country staff writers. Enjoy our in-house reviews of products, places, nightlife, events, restaurants, artist interviews and more as well as articles and videos from whatever peaks our interest, is on our mind, or something we want to share. From educational to entertainment… we’re here to keep you entertained and informed.

Let’s chat with Charlie Farley


By Felix Casado – Well, I got the pleasure of talking to a very unique and very talented Artist and his name is Charlie Farley. Good ole’ boy from Arkansas with just a little twist of hip hop. With a strong view on New and Old country and his true passion for hunting and fishing, let me introduce to you ...

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Ciara Rae Releases new video ‘Slow Burn’


By Sal Verini – You ready for the next country hit? Slow Burn by Ciara Rae is gearing up to be just that. A punchy, edgy rocking song that will get you singing this tune in your head long after the music has stopped playing. Written and produced by Ciara and Joey Gandolfo, Slow Burn reminds guys that it takes more than ...

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Meet Love and Theft and Jessie James Decker

love and theft live

By Sal Verini – Last month was great for a variety of reason. One of which was being invited by the awesome people running the 2016 Dade County Youth Fair to come and hang out backstage for the Love and Theft / Jessie James Decker performances. After listening to our very own Felix rev up the crowd with his DJ ...

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American Idol vs. The Voice


By Michael Gagliardi –   Well, here we go… what competition is the best? Well, for me that’s pretty easy to say for many reasons, and I would have to say its The Voice in my opinion. Yes, many would argue that American Idol since it brought forth many great singers and performers such as country singers Carrie Underwood, Scotty ...

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New Country I’m Diggin’ Episode 1


By John Lindsay – So in addition to my other articles and ramblings,  I thought I’d take a cue from a West Coast Swing DJ friend of mine and just let you know periodically some of my favorite new songs out.  So with full credit for the idea to Victor Loviera here are 10 new tunes I’m digging.   Sister ...

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Vince Gill “Down To My Last Bad Habit”


By John Lindsay – There are few voices in music that are more instantly recognizable than Vince Gill’s. For as long as I can remember, his music has been a part of my life, from my early days in radio in the 80’s and classic songs like “Oklahoma Borderline” and “Victim of Life’s Circumstances” through a string of more than ...

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Sister Hazel – “Lighter in the Dark”

Lighter in the Dark

By John Lindsay – With the popularity of the country genre over the past several years, there has been a litany of projects from artists outside the genre in an attempt to capitalize on its popularity.  Some really worked – Darius Rucker, Aaron Lewis, and a great Bluegrass Country album from Styx singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw among the highlights – while ...

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2015, Songs You Shouldn’t Have Missed!


By John Lindsay – Here we are at the start of a new year and it’s customarily the time when you’re bombarded with the Best of 2015 countdowns. Biggest Hits, Top Sellers, Biggest Tours… you name it. Now is when the yearly countdowns look back on the last 12 months. I thought, “why shouldn’t I jump right on this bandwagon?” ...

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Welcome To The “Friend Zone”


By Sal Verini – Ahh yes… the “Friend Zone”. Even the hottest of men and women on the planet have experienced it at one time or another. So, what better than to do a song about just that? A song with lyrical content that many, if not everyone, can relate to. Well, the Nashville-based country music singer Ciara Rae felt it a befitting ...

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Introducing Radio Romance: A Modern Country Throwback!


By John Lindsay – I recently caught up with the guys in Radio Romance to talk about their start and their new album called “The B Sides.”  Actually, we were in a group chat talking about football and the new record, so I thought I would ask a few questions and let you hear their story from them. I first ...

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Meet Hayley Orrantia


By Felix Casado – This young and amazing actress is crossing over to the music side and she doesn’t disappoint. Between her crazy schedule playing Erica Goldberg on the ABC hit comedy show “The Goldbergs”, she finds time to hit the studio and make some country music magic.  Her single “Love Sick” is on iTunes and it’s a must get on your ...

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Behind The Scenes With Colt Ford

Country Thunder USA In Florence, Arizona - Day 4

By Sal Verini — Thursday, November 12th, 2015, was a great day for me. Why, you ask? I had the opportunity to not only meet, but spend time on the tour bus with one of my favorite country music artists, Colt Ford. It was such an incredible experience for me for a variety of reasons. Mainly because, hey it’s Colt ...

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