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The Grammys: Live Blog

The Grammys: Live Blog

Country Music Chicago covers the 53rd annual Grammy Awards.  
The Grammy awards provides country music with a chance to showcase “our kind of music” to the world. Follow our live blog for for commentary on which country stars are representing, who’s hot and what’s not. Log-on to CountryMusicChicago.com and turn your TV on to the CBS Network network at 7PM central-time. Plus, don’t forget to check out grammy.com for a live stream of the the pre-telecast award announcements and the red-carpet.

Country Music Fest – Day 2

Country Music Fest – Day 2

Day one of the Chicago Country Music Festival is now behind us. We witnessed country superstars Gretchen Wilson and Clint Black rock out on the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Millennium Park and discovered a ton of great up-and-coming artists in the Honky Tonk and Americana Stages. Today, Jake Owen, Love & Theft, Jewel will… Continue Reading

Country Music Fest – Day 1

Country Music Fest – Day 1

Starting at noon, thousands of area country music fans will converge on Chicago’s Millennium Park to catch some of the hottest names in country music and sample an amazing spread of local talent and aspiring artists. CountryMusicChicago.com, your independent country music source, is in the crowd covering the fest from open until close. 17.36 We’re… Continue Reading

Zac Brown Band Live Blog

Zac Brown Band Live Blog

The Zac Brown Band performed at the Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island.  Country Music Chicago was in the crowd, live blogging, as Zac and his friends jammed along Chicago’s lakefront. 7:05:50 PM: Fans crowd the Charter One Pavilion and Zac Brown makes early appearance to introduce opening act.  Brown, while introducing the evening’s lineup,… Continue Reading

Last Rodeo Live Blog

Last Rodeo Live Blog

7:30:30 PM: Sixteen-year-old Tyler Dickerson opens the show. 7:34:39 PM: http://twitpic.com/2cypu4 – From the front row to the lawn, country fans fill the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre. 7:48:34 PM: Gary Allan opens with his most recent radio release, “Get Off On The Pain”. 8:03:20 PM: Fun fact: Gary Allan’s last Chicago gig was at the… Continue Reading

Country Thunder Day 4

Country Thunder Day 4

LIVE BLOG: 2:12:41 PM: Traffic backed up on Richmond Rd from Country Thunder to US12/IL31 intersection. 2:47:08 PM:  David Nail performs at Country Thunder. – http://twitpic.com/28nal9 3:27:33 PM: David Nail hammers out his two most popular songs last, “Red Light” and “Turning Home”. 4:22:07 PM:  Luke Bryan playing it on the main stage: http://twitpic.com/28o1ny 4:40:47… Continue Reading

Country Thunder Day 3

Country Thunder Day 3

LIVE BLOG: 12:21:52 PM: Day 3: prepping underway as Gloriana, Collin Raye, Craig Morgan, Kevin Costner and Miranda Lambert will take the main stage today at Country Thunder 2:50:32 PM: For their 2010 return, Gloriana takes the main stage at Country Thunder. – http://twitpic.com/28axr3 3:28:16 PM: Gloriana ends with their hit debut, “Wild at Heart“.… Continue Reading

Country Thunder Day 2

Country Thunder Day 2

Live Blog: Country Thunder kicks off with a scorcher! After torrential storms the following night and the temperature near 100 degrees, fans and campers stick it out and the Stateline music festival. Shade spots are at a premium but some lucky fans manage to claim the little few left. Country Thunder Photos: 10:56:44 PM: I’m… Continue Reading

Country Thunder Day 1

Country Thunder Day 1

From opening gates to the closing bell, Country Music Chicago is live at Country Thunder USA! 4:52:11 PM: Gates are open and fans/campers begin to arrive, and we’re live blogging on day 1. 5:10:30 PM: Williams & Ree emcee the opening ceremonies. Something with a cannon! 5:14:29 PM: Wow! It’s official, Country Thunder 2010 opens… Continue Reading