Country News

New Country Music Festival To Launch Next Year In New York City

Posted On October 29, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York City is gearing up for its first-ever country music festival. Live Nation Entertainment and Founders Entertainment are teaming up to launch FarmBorough. With Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Brad Paisley set to headline, the new festival will take place on New York's Randall's Island from June 26th through June…

“Nashville’s” Sam Palladio Feels Fortunate To Be On The Show

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- "Nashville" star Sam Palladio says he feels very lucky to have a role on the ABC drama. The actor and singer explains that he can't think of a better way to meet his career goals.   Sam, who plays Gunnar Scott on the show, adds that fans will soon get to hear…

Carrie Underwood Can’t Explain Song Preferences

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood admits she tends to be drawn to material that isn't easy to sing. The country star says it's not something she can explain.   Carrie says she doesn't ever set out to write a song that's tough to sing. She also admits that she's often lamenting her song choices when…

Casey James Having To Abandon Halloween Plans

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Casey James admits he was looking forward to not working this Halloween weekend. But the country singer explains things haven't turned out the way he'd hoped.   But Casey says the holiday might not be a total loss, adding, "maybe they'll be doing some trick-or-treating on the plane." James is currently promoting…

Kix Brooks Exploring America’s Steakhouses For TV

Posted On October 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Kix Brooks is delving into a meaty subject. He's teamed up with the Cooking Channel for the new TV special "Steak Out With Kix Brooks." The country star tells "Billboard" that while he enjoys a good steak, his reasons for doing the show go beyond a casual interest. He admits he'd like to…