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    LANCO Has The Varsity screaming Hallelujah

    These guys from the band LANCO are way more polished than some of the bigger Country Groups that I’ve seen in the last few years! Are they ready to headline a stadium tour? No, they still need more experience and they also need more original music than their one Album Hallelujah Nights. Now, are they ready […] More

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    Cole Swindell…Gives The Armory A Reason To Drink

    If you thought Bro-Country was dead, think again. Cole Swindell hit the stage at The Armory Thursday bringing Lauren Alaina and Dustin Lynch in support. Lauren Alaina kicked off the night starting out with a mix of Queen and her hit song “Georgia Peaches“. Alaina has a great stage presence to go along with that beautiful […] More

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    Sugarland Performs Hits At Minnesota State Fair

    5 years later and it’s still the same. The songs, the charisma and definitely the energy! The Sugarland Duo brought their Country-Arena Rock Show to the Minnesota State Fair and they brought a couple of friends in Lindsay Ell and Frankie Ballard along for the ride. Lindsay Ell fits the bill perfectly on a Sugarland […] More

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    WE Fest Brings Back Country Roots

    WE Fest is a wonderful place to listen to great music, meet new people and make lasting memories with friends. That is why I was excited to enjoy my fourth weekend at WeFest on August 1st – 4th, 2018. This festival is more than just country music to me. It feels like home. I grew up […] More

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    Shania Twain Brings Party To The X

    Walking into the Xcel Energy Center for the first time is an amazing experience! ‘People watching’ at it’s finest. Fans screaming for Shania to come on stage before the opening act even started. It was a party atmosphere all night long, not just for two this time, more like 15,000 screaming fans. Starting out the night […] More

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    Charley Pride treats Sold Out Crowd To Music From The Heart

    “Welcome to Mankato!” “Charley, Charley, It’s Treasure Island!” the band starts yelling. “I knew that. I was just seeing if you guys were paying attention!” That’s the first line from the famous storyteller Charley Pride. While Charley may have been around for a day or two, his charisma, charm, and wit are tack sharp. If you are an […] More

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    ON THE RADAR: Intimate Icehouse Party for CD Release

    What a completely different vibe tonight. Here I am, walking into The Icehouse in Uptown Minneapolis, where I find a cozy atmosphere, ample seating, and wonderful food. Compare this to the night before when I was covering a rocking hair band tribute show, just spin me in a 180-degree direction and you’ll have the raucous attitude of […] More

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    Lee Brice Brings the Party to the Myth

    It’s very unfortunate this show was not sold-out, for anyone who follows country music knows Lee Brice puts on a great show. The mostly-full crowd was absolutely rocking it tonight, making The Myth feel like the place was sold out. Warming up the crowd was The Shane Martin Band. If you’ve never seen these guys before, go see […] More