Country duo Dan + Shay caught the genre by storm in late 2013 with their debut single “19 You + Me.” The track eventually became the lead single off their debut album Where it All Began, which was released in April of last year and has sold over a hundred thousand copies. As the duo, comprised of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney make their way across the country on their first headlining tour they’re showing fans just what their brand of country is all about.
If you listen to SiriusXM The Highway then chances are your familiar with Outshyne. The “Moonlight Crush” and “Night With Your Name on It” singers are gearing up for bigger and better things in 2015. They’ll be out on the road for much of the year hitting places they’ve never been, including the Northeast. We chatted with lead singer Waylon Owings this week about new music, 2015 plans, and quitting their day jobs to pursue music full time.
Dee Jay Silver is the only DJ with a Nashville recording contract. That being said he’s regarded as the top live DJs not only in country music but in music in general. His ability to connect with the audience and give them exactly what they want to hear is what separates him from the rest. As he’s fine tuned his skills he’s expanded his outputs. This past year, while on tour with Brad Paisley, Silver was brought up on back to do a back and forth as a main part of Brad’s set. Additionally he launched a syndicated radio show and podcast called Country Club. The weekly program features Silver mixing some of the hottest songs in country music just the way you want to hear them.
We caught up with Silver and chatted about how he got his start, one crazy night at Fenway Park with Jason Aldean, and much more!
Craig Campbell will perform in New England at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in Foxborough, Massachusetts on Wednesday night. When asked if he’s surprised with the amount of country music fans up North he answered, “I wasn’t surprised. I actually have several friends from up in New England and one friend was always telling me how country music is big and that there’s lots of country fans up your way.”
With two albums, and three top twenty singles under his belt everything was looking up for Craig until his record label suddenly closed back in May of this year. He hasn’t let that stop him though. His most recent single, “Keep Them Kisses Comin'” was the biggest hit of his career and he recently partnered up to fight colon cancer. We caught up with Craig before the show to talk about what’s been a very eventful past twelve months.
Chances are if you’re privy to country music you’ve heard the song “Girl in a Country Song” over the past few months. Maddie Marlow and Taylor Dye make up the hottest new duo in country music Maddie & Tae.