Music and Entertainment

Read our reviews of the newest music and artists of country music. From established artists to up-and-comers, we got you covered.

Michael Ray… Country’s “Next” Big Star?


  By John Lindsay – If I were in my lab trying to create the “Next” big thing in country music, it just might come out looking and sounding like Michael Ray.  As I sit here typing, he owns the #1 single in the country and is ready for the release of his debut album tomorrow.  Rock star good looks, ...

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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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Andrew Combs – All These Dreams – 2015 (Coin/Thirty Tigers)


Somehow the Texas-born, Nashville-residing singer-songwriter packs it all into his second full-length, “All These Dreams,” in a way that every track stands out on its own and no listener can go without finding at least one tune that fits their preference. Rock, country and folk meld together in a simple, but satisfying way, and lyrics straddle the line between artful ...

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