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Country Weekly 2015 Issue Archive

Country Weekly 2015 Issue Archive

2015-01-05_CW0115 Luke Bryan 2015-01-12_CW0215 Alan Jackson: 25 Years (& Counting) 2015-01-19_CW0315 Keith Urban 2015-01-26_CW0415 Reba McEntire 2015-02-02_CW0515 Miranda Lambert 2015-02-09_CW0615 Brad Paisley 2015-02-16_CW0715 Faith Hill and Tim McGraw 2015-02-23_CW0815 Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan 2015-03-02_CW0915 Reba and Brooks & Dunn 2015-03-09_CW1015 The Highwaymen 2015-03-16_CW1115 Luke Bryan 2015-03-23_CW1215 Randy Travis and Hank Williams Jr. 2015-03-30_CW1315 Kenny…MORE

Tim McGraw Proves That Kindness is Always Fashionable and Coolness is Always Welcome with New Album “Damn Country Music”

Tim McGraw Proves That Kindness is Always Fashionable and Coolness is Always Welcome with New Album “Damn Country Music”

Originally published in the November 16, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  There’s a certain theatrical flair to meeting Tim McGraw at a turn-of-the-century slaughterhouse in a historic industrial area of Nashville to talk about his new album, Damn Country Music. Sure, the 100-plus-year-old brick compound has been repurposed for get-togethers of this sort, but…MORE

Old Dominion Can Do It All – From Making Hits To Making Jokes

Old Dominion Can Do It All – From Making Hits To Making Jokes

Originally published in the November 9, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine. As country music splits into a rainbow of subcategories to accommodate option-hungry listeners, artists are given fresh leeway to experiment and, with luck, elicit a reaction. In the midst of this momentum, one new band has discovered an intriguing niche. With “Break Up…MORE

David Nail is a Go-With-the-Flow Kind of Guy

David Nail is a Go-With-the-Flow Kind of Guy

Originally published in the November 2, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Missouri native David Nail is sitting in a Nash Country Weekly office on an early fall afternoon, checking his phone to see if his St. Louis Cardinals can overcome a late-inning deficit against divisional rival Chicago Cubs. On the car ride over, David…MORE

Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys: Author! Author!

Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys: Author! Author!

Originally published in the October 26, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  In THE FINAL PART of our four-part series on The Oak Ridge Boys, tenor Joe Bonsall fulfills his offstage calling by writing books and website essays. The Oak Ridge Boys—Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban—represent four distinct personalities who…MORE

William Lee Golden of the Oak Ridge Boys: In Focus

William Lee Golden of the Oak Ridge Boys: In Focus

Originally published in the October 19, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  In the third of our four-part series on the Oak Ridge Boys, baritone William Lee Golden finds his happy place in the world of light and shadow. The Oak Ridge Boys—Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban—represent four distinct personalities…MORE

Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys: Branch President

Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys: Branch President

Originally published in the October 12, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Duane Allen of The Oak Ridge Boys helps run the band’s business right down to their tour itinerary, in part two of our four-part series on the Oaks. The Oak Ridge Boys—Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban—represent four distinct…MORE

Country Weekly 2015-10-05 Shooting Star Power: CMA New Artist of the Year Nominees

Country Weekly 2015-10-05 Shooting Star Power: CMA New Artist of the Year Nominees

Five of country music’s most talented newcomers are vying for this year’s CMA New Artist of the Year Award. Winning the CMA New Artist of the Year Award is more than a nice feather in your cap—it’s a pretty accurate barometer of future country music success. Since the inception of the award in 1981—when it…MORE

Turnpike Troubadours Hit Another Mile Marker With New Self-Titled Album

Turnpike Troubadours Hit Another Mile Marker With New Self-Titled Album

Turnpike Troubadours frontman Evan Felker is cracking a cold can of Corona at his pad on a late summer afternoon (closer to noon than after) in Okemah, Okla., a town of less than 3,500 people that folk-singing icon Woody Guthrie used to call home. Nowadays, the locals are pretty proud of ol’ Woody. You can…MORE

Country Weekly 2015-10-05 Nash Next Spotlight Artist: The Band Perry

Country Weekly 2015-10-05 Nash Next Spotlight Artist: The Band Perry

Though “If I Die Young” may have given The Band Perry a career-defining hit very early in the sibling trio’s career, Kimberly, Reid and Neil aren’t content to try to duplicate its quaint, folky style for a life of diminishing returns. The group’s sophomore album, Pioneer, showcased them branching out into arena rock with amped…MORE

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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.