Author Archives: Joe Hudak

Travis Tritt Shares the Spotlight With His Talented Teenage Daughter

Travis Tritt Shares the Spotlight With His Talented Teenage Daughter

It has been six years since Travis Tritt released his last album, The Storm. And while he probably didn’t know it at the time, the project’s title would be all too prophetic. Because of financial problems with his now shuttered label, The Storm was essentially blown away, unfulfilling any expectations Travis might have had for…MORE

Meet Justin Moore and His Family

Meet Justin Moore and His Family

Originally published in the Sept. 2, 2013 issue of Country Weekly magazine, featuring Brad on the cover. Front and center in Justin Moore’s living room, arranged strategically beneath the enormous flat-screen TV tuned to the Disney Channel, is a hot pink microphone stand. No, it’s not Justin’s. (You go ahead and suggest that to the…MORE

The Band Perry: Pioneers & Trailblazers

The Band Perry: Pioneers & Trailblazers

Originally published as the cover story in the April 8, 2013 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Kimberly Perry is having a hard time walking. Apparently, precarious high heels and an uneven brick path do not mix. But somehow, she’s making it work, as she and brothers Reid and Neil, in the face of a stiff, cold…MORE

Eric Church Calls the Shots To Create Bold New Album, “Chief”

Eric Church Calls the Shots To Create Bold New Album, “Chief”

Originally published in the August 1, 2011 issue of Country Weekly magazine. To be clear, Eric Church does not wear makeup. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to name another contemporary male country artist who would be less likely to pick up a tube of eyeliner. However, in discussing his nightly metamorphosis into the wild-man onstage…MORE

Daily Dose

Lady A

Lady A

Lady Antebellum will be the musical guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 19. Tune in to NBC at 11:35 p.m. CT.