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Turnpike Troubadours Taking “Indefinite Hiatus” After Cancelling Upcoming Shows

Turnpike Troubadours Taking “Indefinite Hiatus” After Cancelling Upcoming Shows

Red dirt raconteurs Turnpike Troubadurs announced via Instagram that they are taking an “indefinite hiatus” after canceling their upcoming tour dates. The Oklahoma-based band, which consists of Evan Felker, Kyle Nix, Ryan Engleman, RC Edwards, Hank Early and Gabriel Pearson, has canceled a number of shows over the last year as one of its band…MORE

Chris Young Edges Darius Rucker for No. 1 Spot on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart

Chris Young Edges Darius Rucker for No. 1 Spot on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart

Country music heavyweights Chris Young and Darius Rucker went head-to-head with the release of new albums on Nov. 20. Chris dropped his seventh studio album, Losing Sleep, while Darius released his fifth country album, When Was the Last Time. After Nielsen Music crunched the sales numbers, Chris’ new offering reigned supreme with 39,000 equivalent albums…MORE

New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Oct. 20 include Darius Rucker’s When Was the Last Time, Chris Young’s Losing Sleep, Tyminski’s Southern Gothic and Turnpike Troubadours’ A Long Way From Your Heart.MORE

2017 AmericanaFest Announces More Than 100 Performers, Including Brandy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Turnpike Troubadours, Bruce Robison & More

2017 AmericanaFest Announces More Than 100 Performers, Including Brandy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Turnpike Troubadours, Bruce Robison & More

More than 230 artists will descend upon Nashville for the 17th annual AmericanaFest on Sept. 12–17, including Brandy Clark and Rodney Crowell. Today (May 25), the Americana Music Association announced the first round of artists—103 in total—who are slated to perform during the six-day event. In addition to Brandy and Rodney, other notable performers include…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #31–40

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #31–40

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Aug. 30, we’re featuring #31–40. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

Check Out Turnpike Troubadours’ New Song/Video for “Come as You Are”

Check Out Turnpike Troubadours’ New Song/Video for “Come as You Are”

The Turnpike Troubadours put on a humdinger of a show on July 15 at Nashville’s Cannery Ballroom. The packed house of approximately 1,000 folks was treated to a bevy of Turnpike tunes from their four studio albums, including “Down Here” and “The Bird Hunters” from their self-titled 2015 album. But the Oklahoma troupe also debuted—from…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

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Chris Cross

Chris Cross

Chris Young joined forces with Gavin DeGraw to tape a new episode of CMT Crossroads that will air on Dec. 13 at 9 p.m. CT.