Country Moose Music News

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockForty years ago this week, CMA Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks got this instrument for his 16th birthday. Can you guess what it was? ANSWER:  A banjo.... Read more

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Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockWillie Nelson appears on ABC’s The View and NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers Wednesday promoting his just-released memoir, It’s a Long Story.... Read more

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Zac Brown Band Spent Months Creating and Recording Top-Selling New Album, “Jekyll + Hyde”

Image Courtesy Varvatos/Southern Ground/BMLGZac Brown Band‘s new album, Jekyll + Hyde, is shaping up to be one of the biggest country albums of 2015, so the group members can rest assured they didn’t waste any time writing and recording the eclectic project. Most of the project was written on the road late at night following the band’s 2014 concert dates. They narrowed the batch of tunes down to the 16 songs that made the final cut, but the guys didn’t head straight to the recording studio at that point.... Read more

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A Thousand Horses Books Major TV Appearances Thanks to Debut Hit, “Smoke”

Image Courtesy Joseph Llanes/Republic NashvilleNew group A Thousand Horses‘ career is on fire thanks to their debut top-five hit “Smoke.” The song’s popularity has earned the band performance slots on NBC’s Today on May 11 and Fox News’s Fox & Friends on May 13. After years of struggling to make it big, A Thousand Horses is now “humbled” by the big welcome they’ve gotten from both country radio and their new fans.... Read more

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