Megan Pacella has been writing about all genres of music since 2007. Her work has been published in Fringe, Brite, Paste, Nashville Lifestyles and American Songwriter. Aside from spending a summer in New York City (where she met her fiance!), Megan has been living, working and playing in Nashville, Tenn., since 2003. When she's not blogging about country music, you can find her gardening, kayaking, hiking, drinking lots of coffee, and--most importantly--cuddling with her golden retriever, Gibson.
ACM Party for a Cause Festival Combines Country Music With Charitable Giving
The only thing better than hanging out outside and watching your favorite country artists perform is doing so with a good conscience. The Academy of Country Music's Party for a Cause Festival in Las Vegas brings The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley and other ACM-nominated artists to a festival that w…
Darius Rucker Announces 2013 True Believers Tour
It's that time of year again! With spring so close that you can almost feel the warm air blowing, country stars are preparing to head out on the road -- and Darius Rucker is joining in on the fun. This week, Rucker announced the dates for his 2013 True Believers Tour.
Gary Allan and Jake Owen to Headline ACM Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas
Las Vegas is going to be the place to be in early April, thanks to several country music performances leading up to the ACM Awards on Sunday April 7. The ACM Fremont Street Experience Festival will begin at 9 PM on April 5 and 6 in downtown Vegas with must-see country stars Gary Allan and Jake Owen …
Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift + More to Perform on Tim McGraw’s ‘Superstar Summer Night’
Tim McGraw has put together an unbeatable lineup to perform on his CBS special, 'ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night.' In addition to country stars Taylor Swift, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, R&B artist Ne-Yowill make an appearance.
George Strait Honored With Career Achievement Award at 2013 Country Radio Hall of Fame Cer…
As one of the reigning kings of country music, George Strait has scored 59 No. 1 hit singles during his illustrious his career. That's why it's not surprising that the Country Radio Hall of Fame honored Strait with a Career Achievement Award at Tuesday's (Feb. 28) ceremony.
Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Joe Diffie Hit the Road for Roots & Boots Tour
If you're an old-school country music fan, you're going to love the upcoming Roots & Boots Tour. Featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Joe Diffie, this tour is tailor made for longtime, hardcore country music fans.
Brad Paisley Helps Install New Water Pumps in Haiti
This past week, Brad Paisley took a break from his typically busy schedule of writing and recording new music to donate his talents to people in the Thomazeau community in Haiti. By partnering with a charity called Live Beyond, Paisley and his team members were able to install water pumps for a…
Florida Georgia Line Prepare for Summer in ‘Get Your Shine On’ Video
It's never too early to start daydreaming about summer, right? If you've had it with dreary winter days, one look at Florida Georgia Line's vacation-themed 'Get Your Shine On' video will snap you out of the winter blues.
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Try to Say Hi to Their Fans in Hilarious Bloopers
After spending decades in the country music limelight, you would think that Tim McGraw and Faith Hill could record promotional materials in one simple take. It turns out, McGraw and Hill have their bloopers just like everyone else. You can see all of them in a reel of outtakes from a series of video…
Harry Styles on Ex Taylor Swift: ‘I Don’t Have a Bad Word to Say’
While Taylor Swift might be tempted to talk about One Direction's Harry Styles through her songwriting, the British boyband singer claims that he doesn't have a bad word to say about Swift.
Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer Separate Business and Romance in Battle for ACM New Artis…
It's official! The nominations for the 48th annual Academy of Country Music awards are in, and Brantley Gilbert and his new fiance Jana Kramer are going up against each another for the New Artist of the Year Award.
Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Threw a Pre-Grammys Party for Their Daughters
At the 2013 Grammys, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman looked more like megastars than the humble parents of two little girls. But the day before the big awards show, Urban and Kidman were in full-fledged parenting mode when they reportedly closed down the Giggles N' Hugs children's restaurant…