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History of Country Music

You obviously love the hootin’ and a hollerin’ good times that come out of listening to country music, but how much do you know about where it all started?  The square dancing and concerts you attend are pretty far removed from the first…
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Family Friendly Dude Ranches in Colorado

A lot of people have resigned themselves to believing that living in a city means they’ll never live the life of a rancher.  But, that’s not true!  No matter where you live, you still have the opportunity to put on your boots and be a…
St Elmo Colorado Ghost Town
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Best Colorado Ghost Towns

Country music was born in the rowdiness of the Wild West, and Colorado held a special place right in the center of that.  However, modern life has done away with most of the craziness of that world, and we’re all forced to live civilized…
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The Baddest Country Outlaws

Country music has always been connected with cowboys roaming the vast expanses of the Wild West. But it comes as no surprise that plenty of these cowboys were outlaws. You don’t have to support robbing trains, having shootouts at high noon,…
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Grammy Country Award Winners

A full list of all this years Grammy country award winners; with musicians like Christ Stapleton, Little Big Town, Jason Isbell and many more!
Beartooth Scenic Highway
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Best Scenic Drives in the USA

One of the greatest parts about living in the United States is having the chance to hit the ol’ dusty trail among the most beautiful scenery the world has to offer.  No matter where you call home, you don’t have to travel too far before…
Academy Country Music Awards
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2016 ACM Awards Nominees

Access this blog for a complete list of all the 2016 ACM Awards Nominees! Awards Sunday April 3rd at 8pm ET on CBS
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Rising Country Star 2016

Over the last month, we conducted a poll to discover who is the best rising country star in 2016? Users were allowed to submit their own choices for their favorite artist and we received over 20,000 votes on the poll. Jason Sain & the…

Who is the Best Rising Country Artist 2016

Vote on who you think is, or will be, the best up and coming country artist! [yop_poll id="1"] The add your own option has been REMOVED due to many artists listed more then once. If you would like an artist added please message us on our…
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The History of the Honky Tonk

The definition of a Honky Tonk is 'the name given to a type of bar that provides country music for entertainment to its patrons.' This name has also been applied to a variety of music genre's centering around a country theme. Whether it's referring to a local country bar or a new favorite track, the term is still widely used today, but the question is, where did this quirky term originate from?