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.

Is The New Generation of Alcohol Aiming For Your Kids?

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By Felix Casado – Question…. why do they have margaritas in a beer can, cinnamon in whiskey and fruit-loop flavor vodka? Does it make it taste better, or is this just a “lets try this and see what happens and who is going to drink it” type of deal? And are our kids and young adults who are under 21 years old in danger ...

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Are Female Artist Really “Tomatoes” on the Radio?

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By Felix Casado – Nashville’s female artists are in an uproar after Keith Hill of South Padre Island, Texas said, “Radio should not play too many songs by women”. According to him the majority of country music listeners are females, and female artist are killing the radio because females don’t want to listen to their whining about their latest break ...

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Chris Stapleton’s “Traveller”

Chris Stapleton

By John Lindsay — Before “Traveller”, Chris Stapleton would have been most known by those outside Nashville as the guy who wrote and sings backup on Luke Bryan’s mega hit “Drink A Beer.” This new CD should change that with a quickness.  The voice dubbed “the Soul of Nashville” has put together a collection that harkens back to country’s very ...

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The beekeepers corner – Let’s Start Beekeeping

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by Mike Gebert — Welcome back to part two of the series that will assist you with your beekeeping endeavors.   In the last article I introduced myself and went over what to expect in the future articles.  So with that lets continue our journey. How does one start keeping bees?  Before you take the plunge and obtain your first colony, ...

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What Makes Someone “Country”?

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— By Michael Anthony Gagliardi What makes you country? I thought this would be a good topic to talk about since I often hear many say to another person, “you aren’t country.” So what makes someone country? I think that’s a good question and I think I can answer that,  or at least give you my opinion on the issue. ...

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Who is Maggie Baugh?

Maggie Baugh

By Sal Verini – For those of you who’ve never heard of Maggie Baugh, trust me you’re missing out. Until about a month or so ago I too was one of those individuals. But then it changed. I was covering the band Old Southern Moonshine Revival that was playing at my favorite haunt, Roundup Country Western Club in Davie, Florida ...

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Country Music… Has It Fallen Off Its Original Roots?

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By Felix Casado – Johnny Cash would roll over his grave if he heard what country music has become and where it has been going for the past 5 years. I’ve been involved in country music for the past 10 years as a DJ in one of the largest Country Western Night Clubs in South Florida, and let me tell ...

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Old Southern Moonshine Revival

Old Southern Moonshine Revival

By John Lindsay – In this world of cross genre, or genre unspecific country music, few bands separate themselves from the pack.  Old Southern Moonshine Revival is however one of those bands.  On their latest EP “Can You Feel It” this quartet excels at mixing country harmonies, passion, and heart with edge of southern rock.  Songs like “I Love This ...

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Brinkmann Gourmet Smoker

Brinkmann Gourmet Smoker

  By Sal Verini – If you’re country, there’s one thing for sure… you like your BBQ. And if you like BBQ, you love smoked meats. Chicken, ribs, turkey, pork and other meats take on a whole new flavor when you add smoke to the mix. Personally, I’ll take anything smoked over grilled (not that I don’t enjoy grilled food ...

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The Beekeeper’s Corner – An Introduction to Beekeeping

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By Mike Gebert – This column will cover all aspects of beekeeping, from the basic to the more complexities of beekeeping.  These articles will mostly cater to new beekeepers, but will cover some advanced topics.  Since this is the first article, allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Mike. I have been a beekeeper for 5 years, maintain 4 hives ...

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Ciara Rae

Ciara Rae

By Sal Verini – Ciara Rae’s piano playin’, guitar slangin’ butt has landed in Nashville this January 1st smack into Mike Curb’s College of Music Entertainment & Business for Songwriting at Belmont University in the heart of Nashville, TN. Surprising her fan base and saying “no” to recent tour offers (unless one comes along to fit into her schedule), in ...

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