Three more country acts are scheduled to perform at SeaWorld. Who do you think will pull out next?

Over the last month or so, SeaWorld has become the pariah of concert venues. Trisha Yearwood is the just the latest singer to have pulled out of a performance at the…

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Garth Brooks talks Twitter, iTunes, and his upcoming tour with Broadway

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Gab radio buddy and frequent contributor, Broadway, recently had the chance to mark an item off his bucket list when he interviewed the one and only Garth Brooks recently. 

Brooks is hitting the interview trail hard to promote his boxed set, Blame It All on My Roots: Five Decades of Influences (which just went to #1 BTW) and his upcoming 2014 tour. Broadway decided to ask the one question that's been on everyone's mind since the announcement that he was going on tour … will his wife, and down-home cooking extraordinaire, Trisha Yearwood, be doing the catering? 

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25 Best Albums of 2013

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Country music absolutely thrived this year, and that doesn't include what the mainstream regurgitated out to the masses. No, there will be no Bro-Country records in this "Best Of" piece. In fact, what many of this list's artists are doing is what the mainstream should be doing. When it comes to remarkable storytellers and vocalists, you have to look a lot further than corporate-held radio to get a firm grip on compelling stories of love, loss, heartache and even happiness.

While I enjoy plenty of what the mainstream has to offer, I find myself peering deeper within the genre's roots to fulfill my musical appetite. You probably won't recognize most of the names on this list, but I assure you, this collection has truly moved me (sometimes, to tears) over the past 12 months. I strongly urge you to take a listen, if you haven't already.

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