SOUTH 93.5 COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS

Drew Baldridge Has a Funky Good Time in “Train”

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 -- 4:22 pm EDT

Drew Baldridge browses the soul and country sections at Grimey’s New and Preloved Music in Nashville when his eyes stop. “Earth, Wind & Fire is one of my favorites,” he says picking up their Greatest Hits. “‘Serpentine Fire’ has one of the greatest grooves ever. You look back at music in this time and you’re... Read more »

 

Carrie Underwood: “My Body Can Do Anything”

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 -- 9:22 am EDT

It’s hard to imagine a world where Carrie Underwood packed on the Freshman Fifteen. And maybe she didn’t. But in the latest issue of Us Weekly, she makes it sound like she enjoyed all the freedoms — and junk food — that came with her years at Oklahoma’s Northeastern State University. “I mean, every college... Read more »

 

A Little Bit of Home With Craig Morgan

Monday, May 30, 2016 -- 1:36 pm EDT

There are few road signs on the last stretch of country road to Craig Morgan’s house outside Dickson, Tennessee. But there are at least four houses of God with some enlightening roadside wisdom. A Presbyterian church sign reads, “When we focus on the rain, we never see the rainbow.” A springtime rain had just doused... Read more »

 

The Ed Bassmaster Show: Skippy Tries Online Dating

Monday, May 30, 2016 -- 11:53 am EDT

On the most recent episode of The Ed Bassmaster Show, the hilarious sketch-comedy prank show on Thursdays at 9:30/8:30c, our good friend Skippy takes a crack at online dating by making a few videos for his profile. Think grandma’s house, and a few trusty Photoshop techniques will get the ladies’ attention? If not finding the... Read more »

 

Lady Gaga Takes Keith Urban’s Place at Indianapolis 500

Sunday, May 29, 2016 -- 9:00 pm EDT

The gentlemen started their engines, but Keith Urban wasn’t one of them attending Sunday’s (May 29) Indianapolis 500. A back injury forced him to cancel on his plans to ride with legendary driver Mario Andretti. Urban was going to perform — just ride in the two-seater with Andretti in front of the pace car at... Read more »

 

Memorial Day: Tim McGraw on Those Looking Out for Us

Sunday, May 29, 2016 -- 8:33 pm EDT

It’s already been nine years since Tim McGraw first performed his song “If You’re Reading This” on the 2007 Academy of Country Music Awards. Co-written with Brad and Brett Warren of the Warren Brothers, it was a tribute to fallen soldiers and was written in the form of a letter sent home from a soldier... Read more »

 

Parker Millsap Melts Hearts With New Video

Friday, May 27, 2016 -- 3:57 pm EDT

Get ready to fall in love with Parker Millsap. The 23-year-old Oklahoma native exploded onto the scene in 2012 with his soulful blues-tinged, roots-rock vocals that had people exclaiming, “Where has this guy been hiding?” In his new video for “Pining,” Millsap lays it all out on the line for that special someone, proclaiming “I... Read more »

 

Why Olivia Lane Belongs Onstage

Friday, May 27, 2016 -- 1:11 pm EDT

Before Olivia Lane accepted and embraced the role of a country singer, she played a lot of other parts. She was Éponine in Les Misérables, Miss Adelaide in Guys & Dolls, Jan in Grease, Hedy in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Princess Winnifred in Once Upon a Mattress. And all that... Read more »

 

Jake Owen Takes Motorcycle to the Arm

Friday, May 27, 2016 -- 12:55 pm EDT

Is this déjà vu all over again? Jake Owen does something risky, ends up in the hospital and posts on Twitter? On Thursday morning (May 26), Owen posted that en route to his show in Illinois, he was taking a detour to an emergency room. Then later, he admitted he had wrecked his motorcycle. “All... Read more »

 

Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell Will Rock the South

Friday, May 27, 2016 -- 11:55 am EDT

Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell are heading to Cullman, Alabama, for the Rock the South festival, and so is CMT Hot 20 Countdown‘s Cody Alan. Platinum and VIP passes are sold out to the event taking place June 3-4 at Heritage Park, but two-day general admission tickets — priced at $79 —... Read more »