Life is crazy quick and country music lost a good one. The Rogers family is sad to announce…that…Kenny Rogers passed away Saturday night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family.
Kenny Rogers is definitely going to be missed. We love you, Kenny.
The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards which was coming up April 5th in Las Vegas has now been affected by the coronavirus!
The 2020 ACM Awards will now be in September (god lord willing). Let’s pray that the rescheduled date happens without any issues. We country music fans want get back to drinking in public with our friends and without the fear of catching the coronavirus. Wash your hands and stay healthy y’all!
For more…visit acmcountry.com.
Now this hurts!
Houston Rodeo has officially canceled the rest of this year’s event because of the coronavirus. It was scheduled to run through March 22.
Other country acts that were scheduled to perform included Cody Johnson, Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi, Luke Bryan and many more.
For more info visit Rodeo Houston.
Got a chance to see Miranda Lambert in Denver Colorado at the Pepsi Center with LANCO and Casey Donahew. Miranda is still a bad ass y’all! It was a make good show due to her having to cancel when she was sick. Miranda is all better now and she sounded AMAZING!
The show was packed even on a Monday night. Talked with her for a few minutes backstage while she insisted we have a jack and coke (we did). Miranda had to cancel a few shows earlier this year because of bronchitis. She said she hated to cancel any of her shows…but when you lose your voice completely…it’s the smart thing to do. She took a little bit of time off to get back to 100%. We also agreed that washing your hands and make good shows on a Monday night is good for everyone! Seriously…wash your hands people!
Check out our Hillbilly Live playlist on Spotify for Miranda Lambert music and more!
Keith Urban moved to Nashville about 28 years ago and he finally gets a chance to host the ACM Awards! He’s one of the nicest people in the industry and he’s known for taking time to have a real conversation with fans…including us.
“As if having a new song out today wasn’t enough, I also get to host the ACM’s in April,” said Urban in a press release. “I’ll tell you — this year already feels like the most creative and energized year of my life… and there’s so much more to come. Incredibly grateful — and ready to roll!”
Keith Urban will be the host of the upcoming 55th Academy of Country Music Awards on April 5th on CBS and yes we’ll be watching!
Luke Bryan announced his latest collaboration with Twolanebrewing! He’s a TV Host, a COUNTRY rockstar, a bar owner , he owns at least one kangaroo that we know off and now he’s in the beer business! Luke Bryan may be a saint. He also throws one hell of a Super Bowl party!
We are so glad Neal McCoy and his crew are okay. Neal McCoy live streamed his tour bus going up in flames and encouraged concerned fans to make a donation to his preferred charity instead of himself. Neal is truly one of the nicest guys you can ever meet. We had the privilege of hanging out with him in Las Vegas for New Years a few years ago and we couldn’t stop laughing. He knows how to own a stage and his music is pretty damn good too! Be sure to check out his Facebook page for the pledge of allegiance every morning! He never misses a morning of doing our pledge!
Travis Denning is an all around bad ass! He can play guitar with the best of them! He loves Pantera, The Allman Brothers and he can play the hell out of Miranda Lambert’s Kerosene! Recently got a chance to see Travis at the World Famous Grizzly Rose in Denver Colorado and he impressed me…again! He gets better every time I see him play live! It might have ben the fact that I was 4 Jack and Cokes deep but I know I’m a fan of this guy! You can check out Travis Denning on Instagram @travisrdenning and you’ll love his Bachelorette/Bachelor After A Few series he does! Trust me!
For music from Travis Denning and more…check out Hillbilly Live’s Spotify playlist! Follow us while there! It’s greatly appreciated!
We caught up with Brett Eldredge at the very fancy Bellco Theater in Denver.
We talked to Brothers Osborne at Dierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Festival in Beuna Vista, Colorado over Labor Day weekend.