This story originally appeared in The Tennessean Forty-eight hours before rocking Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to close out 2023, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Rickey Medlocke and Johnny Van Zant were seated in the shadow of the Grand Ole Opry at the Nashville Palace honky-tonk’s dance hall. Though not original members of the seminal Southern rock […]
Legendary Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, is set for a triumphant return to their roots, promising a homecoming celebration like no other. In honor of the 50th anniversary of their groundbreaking debut album ‘Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd,’ the band is set to deliver two electrifying shows and offer fans the unique opportunity to meet the rock […]
A day in the life of a musician’s tour bus driver is a mix of careful planning, focused driving, and ensuring the comfort and safety of the touring party. Here’s a typical outline of their day:
Alanis Morissette definitely has several songs in the WhiskeyChick musical library, which is why I’m excited to announce that Rhino Records is prepping for the vinyl debut of Alanis Morissette’s 2005 greatest hits album, The Collection, set for release on August 25th. On the heels of the icon’s 49th birthday, and in honor of the impact of her music, this 2LP will span the seven-time Grammy® winner’s career between 1995 and 2005. From her #1 album Jagged Little Pill to her gold-certified MTV Unplugged performance and more.
Newsflash… Buying a ticket to a show does not mean you own the artist, or the venue. You are not entitled to break venue policies then act the victim. The artist does not have to be gracious when you behave badly enough to impact the show for the people around you. If your mamma didn’t teach you manners, then I’m glad Miranda Lambert did!
The incident surrounding Lady Antebellum’s name change and subsequent legal battle over the Lady A moniker serves as a stark reminder of the importance of understanding the historical and cultural implications of our actions. By disregarding the concerns of Anita White, a talented black artist, Lady Antebellum revealed a lack of empathy and failed to live up to the inclusivity they claimed to embody. As consumers of music and media, we must hold artists accountable for their actions and decisions.
Is it body positivity or are we just beating the booty-bullies to the finish line by making Lainey Wilson and Priscilla Block’s rears the butt of the joke? Originally written for CountryMusicNewsBlog.com