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Country Music Artists Reflect on Memorial Day – May 30th, 2022

Country Music Artists Reflect on Memorial Day – May 30th, 2022

Today, Monday May 30th, is Memorial Day. We honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the US military ever year on the last Monday in May. The day, originally called Decoration Day, started after the US Civil War…but would have to wait 100 years to become an official federal holiday…MORE

Looking Back at the National Memorial Day Concert & Country Music

Looking Back at the National Memorial Day Concert & Country Music

Craig Morgan represented country music at this year’s National Memorial Day Concert with his performance at during the ceremony. We’re looking back over the past couple of years and the artists that have appeared on the program… In 2021 Mickey Guyton performed the National Anthem… During the 2020 National Memorial Day concert, Trace Adkins performed…MORE

Rodney Atkins Thinks Memorial Day is the Most Important American Holiday

Rodney Atkins Thinks Memorial Day is the Most Important American Holiday

The connection between country music and the US Military has a long rich history with deep ties bonding the two. Rodney Atkins is just one of the many country artists who does all his can to honor the military, and this day honoring the fallen means something special to him, “I can’t not go through…MORE

Justin Moore Salutes the Men and Women of the Military Who Gave Their All

Justin Moore Salutes the Men and Women of the Military Who Gave Their All

Justin Moore is just one of the many, many grateful Americans who is in awe of the military personnel and the sacrifices they make so we can have our freedoms. Justin shares, “I can’t imagine going halfway across the world and be put in really dangerous situations and life-threatening situations, and they sign up for…MORE

Country Music Artists Reflect on Memorial Day

Country Music Artists Reflect on Memorial Day

Today, May 31st, is Memorial Day. We honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the US military ever year on the last Monday in May. The day, originally called Decoration Day, started after the US Civil War…but would have to wait 100 years to become an official federal holiday in…MORE

Dustin Lynch to Host Westwood One’s Memorial Day Weekend Special

Dustin Lynch to Host Westwood One’s Memorial Day Weekend Special

With fun-in-the-sun tunes like “Sun Don’t Go Down on That” and “Ridin’ Roads,” it’s no secret Dustin Lynch loves the summertime. To help usher in the unofficial start to the summer season over Memorial Day weekend (May 23–25), Dustin will team with Westwood One to host a four-hour Summer Kickoff special. The four-hour broadcast, which…MORE

Chris Janson to Host Westwood One’s Memorial Day Weekend Special

Chris Janson to Host Westwood One’s Memorial Day Weekend Special

With fun-in-the-sun tunes like “Good Vibes,” “Fix a Drink” and “Buy Me a Boat,” it’s no secret Chris Janson loves the summertime. To help usher in the unofficial start to the summer season over Memorial Day weekend (May 25–27), Chris will team with Westwood One to host a four-hour Summer Kick Off special. The four-hour…MORE

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2022

Sometimes a new take on an old classic feels right.  Here’s Tim McGraw and a couple of musicians doing an unplugged version of Merle Haggard’s, “If We Make It Through December”. If you like Alan Jackson and whiskey, well, you’re a friend of mine.  But also, you should watch his daughter Mattie make a “Freight…

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2022

Should Kentucky rename a state park after the late, great Loretta Lynn?  Fans say yes, and so does her family.  They just posted a link on her website to a Change.org petition encouraging lawmakers to do it.  The park they have in mind is Paintsville Lake State Park, a few miles from Butcher Hollow, where…