Why Mickey Gilley enjoys performing for fans at Renfro Valley

Mickey Gilley is a true living legend when it comes to the history of country music and treating people with good times with his honky-tonks.  This weekend, fans can watch him perform live at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center as he weaves the history of his music to the audience.  Recently, we caught up with Mickey as he reflected on his

Country music returns to tradition in 2017

Does it seem like country music is sounding better?  You could easily divide country music into multiple sub-genres – cowboy/western, pop, rap, traditional, rockabilly, and more.  However, in looking at our top picks of albums, songs, and more, it appears the pendulum has swung back to the more traditional side of things. Recently I was asked to provide input into

How Erin Enderlin became a household name through lyrics

Nashville is a town full of dreams and heartache.  Thanks to singer-songwriters like Erin Enderlin, soundtrack of our lives is put into lyrics and instrumentation.  You may recognize her songs “Sunday Morning Church” or “Last Call” as performed by Alan Jackson and Lee Ann Womack.  However, Erin Enderlin is one name that you want to mark down as one to

Mo Pitney discusses his balance of family, faith, and music

When it comes to country music, longevity and tradition is the key to success.  Mo Pitney may be a newcomer to some, but he has gained respect for many music legends.  The young singer songwriter has learned the ropes of the industry while playing alongside his family.  He and his wife recently celebrated with the birth of their daughter.  His

Josh Thompson reveals what drives his music career and love of hunting

Country music singer Josh Thompson is set to headline Friday night at the World Chicken Festival Beyond the bright lights from the amusement rides, and the smell of fried chicken from the World’s Largest Skillet, Friday night at the World Chicken Festival will bring in the likes of Josh Thompson and Ray Scott.  If there is one thing that is