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Pets of The Week - CLICK HERE


Meet Lawrence & Charity our Pets of The Week from the Humane Society Of North Texas. Call 817-891-6201 to help give them a great new home!

CORN FED - CLICK HERE


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla gives you an inside look at The Great Gift Catalog Ever! Watch the video now...

William Clark Green "Sympathy" Official Lyric Video


William Clark Green - "Sympathy" - Official Lyric Video. Bill Grease Records LLC / Thirty Tigers Records. Written By William Clark Green & Brad Tursi.

Ray Wylie Hubbard Teaches "Snake Farm" Chords


Ray Wylie Hubbard and his beautiful wife, Judy, posted the chords on YouTube to one of his biggest songs. I can’t find the original post on Facebook, but from what I recall, a kid sent Hubbard an email asking if the legendary singer/songwriter would share, with him, the chords to Snake Farm. Mr. “Screw You We’re from Texas,” did him one better. Love this kinda stuff. But really, would we expect anything less from this class act? Good on ya, Ray Wylie!

Steve Earle to Release New Album in 2015


Steve Earle will have a new album to share with his fans in the new year. 'Terraplane,' an 11-song record, will be released on his longtime label, New West Records, on Feb. 17.

FREE Music from Jack Ingram!


Jack Ingram and H-E-B have teamed up to give you the gift of FREE music this holiday season. You can download 3 Jack Ingram holiday tunes and for every download, H-E-B will make a donation to the Salvation Army Texas Angel Tree children for a total of up to $25,000. Come get Holly Jolly Christmas, The Christmas Song and Deck The Halls here:

CORN FED - Give The Gift Of Forty


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Bob Camillone HIMSELF shows us the perfect #40Cheers gift to give this Holiday!

Crazy Weird Awesome VIDEO from Lee Ann Womack!


Have you seen the Lee Ann Womack video for "The Way I'm Living"? I flinched and sunk back in my chair when the snakes showed up...

EXCLUSIVE: ZANE WILLIAMS "TEXAS LIKE THAT" LYRIC VIDEO DEBUT


Our buddy Zane Williams is set to release a brand new record early 2015.  The working title is "Texas Like That".  The title track is the first single from the new project and today, Zane has given TXRDR the exclusive on the lyric video that accompanies the song. 

Wade Bowen To Make His National Television Debut On Conan


Straight from Wade's Twitter feed: "....and the secret is out!!!! Ware are heaing to LA! Conon O'Brien Presents: Team Coco show in JANUARY!!!"

CORN FED - Charla's Favorite Things


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, these are a few of Charla's Favorite Things of 2014!

"Pain Pills" by Angaleena Presley


The official music video for "Pain Pills" by Angaleena Presley. Available on the album "American Middle Class" here.

Video Premiere: Radney Foster's "California"


Radney Foster brings us authentic home movies from 1948-1962 that were rediscovered through the Library of Congress in his latest video. Check it out!

Josh Abbott Band Helps A Fan Complete Their Bucket List


Your heart is going to go out to this young lady. Over the weekend, Josh Abbott Band invited longtime fan Hazel McKenna to join the band on stage at Ziegfest. Hazel is battling ovarian cancer, and after her diagnosis she...

Good Ol' Boys


It was on this day in 1979 that “The Dukes Of Hazzard” debuts on CBS, starring John Schneider, as Bo Duke; Tom Wopat, as Luke Duke; and Waylon Jennings, as The Balladeer. And of course, Waylon Jennings sings the theme song, “Good Ol’ Boys!"

NEW VIDEO from Will Hoge!


If you haven't caught the brand new "Middle of America" music video on CMT, don't wait any longer. Check it out! It was filmed in one single shot in downtown Gallatin, TN.

Cody Canada Announces New Album


Cody Canada and the Departed have announced the release of their new album ‘HippieLovePunk.’  It’s been four years since Canada’s band Cross Canadian Ragweed called it quits, but the new album from the Departed carries a similar sound to Ragweed releases. The reason for the change in sound from the Departed’s first two albums could be that Seth James is no....

CORN FED - Thanks For Giving


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, we give thanks to our Community and give back!

CORN FED - Christmas Around Fort Worth


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla shows you what Christmas in Fort Worth looks like!

Throckmorton High School - The 2014 Friday Night Lights Winner


Congrations to Throckmorton High School, the 2014 Friday Night Lights winners! Thanks to everyone who participated, we'll see ya'll again Fridays next year!

Go Inside Earl Dibbles Jr.'s Tour Bus


ou can’t crack a cold one if you don’t have a place to keep your brews cold, right? Country boy Earl Dibbles, Jr. — who looks an awful lot like country singer Granger Smith — shows fans what’s behind the closed door of his “trailer house with a driver’s seat” in this bus tour, exclusively on Taste of Country. The gun-toting....

CORN FED - Fiber Lashes


More beauty tips from Charla Corn on this week's episode of CORN FED proudly powered by Forty Creek Whisky! WATCH HERE
 

Remember When Kacey Musgraves Competed on NASHVILLE STAR?


It seems like everybody in country music loves Kacey Musgraves now, but that wasn’t always the case. Like her friend and contemporary Miranda Lambert, she competed on a season of ‘Nashville Star’ before she was famous — but it didn’t go too well. ‘Nashville Star’ was a country music reality TV competition that ran for seven seasons...

Willie Nelson to Host New Musical Variety Show


Willie Nelson is coming to television. The country music legend has been tapped to host a new Austin-based musical variety show titled ‘Inside Arlyn.’  The 81-year-old singer-songwriter is set to tape 13 episodes for the show’s first season, according to Rolling Stone. The initial episodes will begin taping next week, though the show currently.....

Ryan Bingham Announces 'Fear and Saturday Night' Release! LISTEN NOW!


Ryan Bingham is set to release his new album, ‘Fear and Saturday Night,’ on Axster Bingham Records. The release, Bingham’s fifth studio disc, is set to hit shelves on Jan. 20. Bingham hit the spotlight after winning an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for his tune ‘The Weary Kind,’ from the Jeff Bridges film ‘Crazy Heart'.....

Miranda Lambert Makes History at CMAs


Miranda Lambert's Platinum has won the singer-songwriter the second CMA Album of the Year award of her career. Beating an all-male group of competitors in the category, Platinum is only the sixth album by a solo female artist in CMA history to win the award, and Lambert is the first woman to earn the honor twice. She previously won for Revolution...

CORN FED - Big Girl Room


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla takes you inside her toddler's BIG GIRL room! #CORNFED #40CHEERS

Christmas Festivities in Cowtown!


Mark your calendars for all the special events happening in Sundance Square! It's the annual lighting of the Sundance Square Christmas Tree on November 22nd. Join us for this special evening and celebration the start of the Christmas season. See the beautiful 58-foot tall tree in all its glory and get your picture with Santa and other favorite holiday characters!  Click HERE for a full list of events.

Stoney LaRue's 'Aviator' Music Video - WATCH NOW


Stoney LaRue plays music that combines the rootsy, emotionally honest sound of country with the beer-drinking swagger of heartland rock and a dash of the moody undercurrents of the blues. LaRue was born in Taft, TX, to a musical family -- his father played bass in a number of local bands -- and he grew up listening to the country and Southern rock that would inform his later work. Watch 'Aviator' here!

Exclusive Brandon Rhyder Video - That's Just Me


Click her to watch the Official Music Video for Brandon Rhyders Latest Video! You won't believe who makes a cameo!!!!! Did someone say Shayne Hollinger?

Wade Bowen - SONG by SONG


“This was a whole new approach,” explains Bowen of the making of this newest album, his 7th to date, “Probably what I love most about this album is the search I went on to go out of my norm and write some songs that were out of my comfort zone." For the full review click here.

Sturgill Simpson on The Tonight Show


Music guest Sturgill Simpson performs "Turtles All the Way Down" for The Tonight Show audience. Click here to watch.

CORN FED - Ranch Bash 2014


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla takes you out to Ranch Bash 2014 brought to you by Bud Light! WATCH NOW!

SET YOU DVR for Stergill Simpson!


On Tuesday night, Jimmy Fallon and his 3 million-plus TV viewers will be introduced to one of Nashville’s most buzzed-about independent musicians.  Cosmic country singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpsonwill perform on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday as he continues to rack up acclaim for his 2014 album “Metamodern Sounds in Country Music,” as well as...

CORN FED - Brandon Rhyder Video Sneak Peek


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla gives you a sneak peek at Brandon Ryder's OFFICIAL Music Video for his latest single "That's Just Me"! You won't believe who made a cameo!

Zane Williams Announces 'Texas Like That' Contest!


It’s super easy to participate. Post your photos of anything you consider “Texas Like That” and include the hashtag #TexasLikeThat. The top three will receive Zane merch, “Come and Take It” stickers, and the grand prize is a 3×5 “Come and Take It” flag!

Randy and Wade Making 'Old School' Magic!


Randy Rogers called in to chat with Justin & Charla in the Morning and made a big announcement that he and Wade Bowen were heading back into the studio to make some 'Old School Country'. Listen to the full interview HERE.

Lee Ann Womack Doing it Her Way!


I'm sure you've been hearing some new, familiar voice on our Ranch Playlist. Let it be known that Lee Ann Womack always has a home here. Listening to the recent release from Lee Ann Womack, The Way I’m Livin’, made me smile.  Not because it’s all upbeat and cheesy love songs or anything but mainly because I am so happy to hear such great COUNTRY music...

CORN FED - LET'S CELEBRATE!


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, we celebrate Corn Fed's 1 Year Anniversary with Charla's Corn Stalkers! WATCH NOW!
 

Luke Wade From NBCs The Voice Joins Justin & Charla!


Luke Wade has been performing in Fort Worth for more than a decade. Now he has a new crop of fans as one of the favorites on this season of 'The Voice' on NBC. Click here to listen as he calls into the Morning Show with Justin & Charla!
 

Miranda Lambert in Food & Wine Magazine!


If you want to get Mranda Lambert to eat her vegetables, you gotta put stuff on them.  She says, quote, "I don't like vegetables unless there's ranch dressing or cheese on them."  She will also choke 'em down in liquid form:  Quote, "To get my daily dose, I drink juice in the morning . . . we have a juicer on the road."

Jon Wolfe - Official Music Video


Jon Wolfe is boot scootin’ his way up the Texas music charts with his current single, What Are You Doin’ Right Now. I mean, I hear it at least three times a day on the radio if that says anything.  So, we’d thought we’d share the official video, just in case you missed it, which was released a couple months back...

It's Twins for Cory Morrow!


Cory Morrow announced the birth of his twin boys, Wesley Ray and Luke Ainsworth Morrow. We are happy to report both kids and mom are doing great. Congrats to the Morrows from all of us at 95.9 The Ranch!

"WAVE ON WAVE" TO BE FEATURED ON THE VOICE


Blake Shelton's team on The Voice will be battling it out with Pat's song "Wave on Wave." The episode airs TONIGHT Monday, October 13th!

Sunny Sweeney Goes Viral


A Facebook post of SUNNY SWEENEY'S has gone viral.  She was at an airport about to board a plane when she saw a man approach a soldier and thank him for his service, and then ask to pray for his safety. She was so moved she took a photo of them praying, and wrote, "I would love for this picture to find it's way to the man pictured here in uniform.....

CORN FED - Halloween Ideas


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla shows you some Halloween Costume Ideas! WATCH NOW!

Results from the Waylon Jennings Estate Auction


Waylon fans and collectible enthusiasts from around the country and world made their way to the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, AZ or tuned in online to a 2,000-item estate liquidation from the Arizona homestead of the late Waylon Jennings. The auction was conducted by Guernsey’s of New York who compiled over 500 lots that included many pictures of Waylon and his friends, gold and....

Miranda Lambert Announces 2015 Certified Platinum Tour


Miranda Lambert has announced the cities for an upcoming winter tour. The multiple CMA Award nominee will kick off her Certified Platinum Tour in January of 2015.  Lambert drew huge crowds and rave reviews for her summer Platinum Tour in support of her current album, ‘Platinum,’ which has scored hit singles with ‘Automatic‘ and ‘Somethin’...

Brandy Clark Among Honorees at Songwriters Hall of Fame


The Songwriters Hall of Fame honored the most deserving songwriters on Sunday night. Awards included Song, Songwriter and Songwriter/Artist of the Year, as well as the always-interesting ’10 Songs I Wish I’d Written’ awards.

NEW Video from Kevin Fowler - WATCH NOW


Watch Kevin Fowler's brand new music video for "Panhandle Poorboy." The song is available on his album 'How Country Are Ya?' right HERE.

Tracking Stoney LaRue


EPK for Stoney LaRue. Shot during the tracking of his new album "Aviator" Produced by Americus True and eOne Nashville. Watch video HERE!

NEW MUSIC: WCG Teaser


William Clark Green is shipping his latest single “Sympathy” to radio stations this week and Team WCG has been kind enough to tease you today with 58 seconds of the song. Check it out HERE!

Wade & Randy at The Mother Church!


For those who thought Texas country music was just privy to the Lone Star State, Wade Bowen and Randy Rogers Band proved otherwise at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville last Friday night. Wade Bowen and his Texas troupe got the night kicked off in fine fashion with a 45-minute set that had the crowd on its feet and singing along to many of his popular tunes, including...

CORN FED - Charla's Pregnancy Workout


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla walks you through her pregnancy WORKOUT!

Robert Earl Keen Set To Release His Own Beer


Country music star Robert Earl Keen has teamed up with Fredericksburg’s Pedernales Brewing Co. to release the Texas musician’s brand of craft beer.  The first beer Pedernales will brew for the country musician is a Honey Pilsner, which uses honey from Fain’s Honey in Llano, TX. The brewery describes the beer....

Wade Bowen "When I Woke Up Today" - LYRIC VIDEO


Wade's debut single from the new self-titled album due out Oct. 28. WATCH HERE!
 

New Josh Abbott Band Music OUT NOW!


Good news Josh Abbott Band fans! The band's newest project, Tuesday Night EP, and first since 2011's Small Town Family Dream, hit stores and iTunes today. Give it a preview HERE!

CORN FED - BIG NEWS


Congratulations are in order after what Charla had to dish out on this week's episode of Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky!

Luke Wade on NBCs The Voice!


Soulful Fort Worth singer Luke Wade made his television debut on the premiere of The Voice Monday night with a croon-worthy cover of Otis Redding’s “That’s How Strong My Love Is.” His emotional performance got all four coaches to turn their chairs around, giving him the power to choose the celebrity musician he wants as his mentor.

Whiskey Myers Lyric Video Premiere: "Early Morning Shakes"


Whiskey Myers is already kind of a big deal here in Texas....and NOW, here's the Official Lyric Video for "Early Morning Shakes".

Get Into The Hunt Giveaway - CLICK HERE


Win a once in a lifetime hunting adventure with Kevin Fowler and Jay Presti, host of Blue Collar Adventures! All you have to do is get yourself registered now!

RRB For The Sake Of The Shot


Mark your calendars for Monday, October 6th for the Randy Rogers Band’s 6th Annual “For the Sake of the Shot” charity golf tournament and 19th Hold Jam.  The three man scramble will take place at the River Crossing Club in Spring Branch, Texas and the entry fee will include a round of golf, concert ticket, food and drinks and the proceeds will benefit.....

CORN FED - Charla's Short Hair Tutorial


After donating 11" to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, Charla Corn shows you how she's been styling her SHORT look! Click here to watch this week's episode of Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky.

Radney Foster's FB Followers Help Find Stolen Guitars


Singer-songwriter Radney Foster is sending thanks to his social media followers for the recovery of eight of his guitars recently stolen from a storage unit in Nashville. But at this point, two of the instruments and a custom-made amplifier are still missing.  Foster posted a list of the 10 guitars and the Del Rio amplifier on his Facebook page Monday afternoon...

Miranda Opens B&B


This week, Miranda Lambert opened her very first bed and breakfast in Tishomingo, Oklahoma -The Ladysmith. I’ll tell you what… it’s got Miranda written all over it.  The property, over a century old, was meant to be demolished when Lambert stepped in with a plan to transform it into a boutique B&B.

Sturgill Simpson LIVE on CONAN


A Ranch Favorite and fresh off a short stint touring with Zac Brown Band, Sturgill Simpson appeared on Conan Wednesday night to perform a song that sounds plucked from Waylon Jennings' catalog, yet leaves today's country critics salivating. "Living the Dream" has that Seventies' Outlaw country sound, coupled with downtrodden lyrics that are lonesome.....

Introducing Zac Wilkerson


With names like Brandon Rhyder and Jason Eady amongst many other great talents, anyone setting out to make their debut album would be one lucky SOB to get Wilkins attached to that project… Enter Amarillo’s own Zac Wilkerson.

Miranda Stuns At FASHION ROCKS Event


Miranda Lambert donned not one, but two spectacular outfits for an appearance at the ‘Fashion Rocks’ event Tuesday night. The ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ singer went from red carpet sexy to performance sassy in dazzling black and red ensembles.  Lambert made jaws drop as soon as she hit the red carpet in a black suit with leather panels...

EYB Reacts to CMA Nomination


The Eli Young Band are nominated once again for a CMA Award for Vocal Group of the Year, a category they’ve been named in every year since 2012 but have yet to win. But the four-man group says being nominated really is validation enough.  “We’ve been at this for a long time,” lead singer Mike Eli says. “It’s really nice to know...

CORN FED - Pickin' For Preemies


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla takes you out to the 9th Annual Pickin' For Preemies at Billy Bobs Texas benefiting Cook Children's Medical Center!

Artist Spotlight: Michael Padgett


Michael performs LIVE in the Ranch World Headquarters! Follow Michael HERE and buy his sweet tunes HERE.

35 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings Certified Platinum


Thirty-five years ago today (Sept. 7, 1979) was a big day for Waylon Jennings. It was on this day that the singer’s ‘Greatest Hits’ album was certified platinum, signifying sales in excess of one million units. The record contained several of his chart-topping hits, including ‘I’ve Always Been Crazy’ and ‘Luckenbach, Texas..

'Austin City Limits' to Celebrate 40th Anniversary


Just check out this lineup! The PBS TV show ‘Austin City Limits’ is honoring its 40th anniversary with an all-star prime-time special. ‘Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years’ will air on Friday, Oct. 3, as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.  Jeff Bridges, Sheryl Crow and Matthew McConaughey will host the two-hour special, which will include performances by .......

Eli Young Band Partners With HOUSTON TEXANS


The Houston Texans announced today that they have partnered with Eli Young Band, and are bringing back the tradition of Deep in the Heart of Texas with some new flair this football season.  Check out the teaser of EYB’s rendition HERE. What do y’all think?!

George Strait, Willie Nelson & Garth Brooks Make Poll of Favorite Artists


Harris Interactive has just released a new poll that queried the American public about their favorite music artists, musicians, and bands, and some noteworthy country music names made the list. When pollsters asked for unprompted responses to the question, “Who is your favorite singer/musician or band?”—George Strait was the 5th highest answer, and the highest...

Kyle Park LIVE in Studio!


Kyle Park plays '10 Words to Show Your Talent' Challenge on the morning show with Justin & Charla!

HOME with Ryan Bingham


A Country Called HOME: An independent movie by director/writer Anna Axster, starring Imogen Poots & Mackenzie Davis with music by Ryan Bingham COMING SOON! Go 'like' the official Facebook page HERE to and follow the production.

CORN FED - Charla Chops Her Locks


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla CHOPS OFF HER HAIR and donates 11 inches! 

Nothing But The Truth with Billy Joe Shaver


Billy Joe Shaver likely has no idea how absurdly funny he can be. Humorous lines drip from his mouth with a wry ease, never seeming like he’s deliberately trying to crack a one-liner. Things just come out that way.  The humor came out often as he assessed his new album, Long in the Tooth, released this past Aug. 5. The 75-year-old Texas legend....

Casey Donahew Band, 'Lovin' Out of Control' Video


Check out the Casey Donahew Band‘s video for their latest single, ‘Lovin’ Outta Control.’  The song is off of the band’s album ‘Standoff’ and features Donahew, along with Linda Clubine, the wife of Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz. The video follows the memories of an old man, who begins to reminisce about young love when he uncovers his...

Sturgill Simpson Music to be Featured on FX's 'The Bridge'


According to Little Brother Music & Artist Services ,out of Los Angeles, Simpson’s current single Turtles all the Way Down, will be on the Sept. 3rd episode. For those of you familiar with the show, the song plays in a very poignant scene as heard on the radio while a van that is driving into the desert with a cop who have been bound and gagged is awaiting his fate...

Josh Abbott Band's Major Label Debut on Atlantic Records


On September 23rd, Josh Abbott Band will make their major label debut on Atlantic Records with a new EP 'Tuesday Night'. Watch the Official Music Video for Hangin' Around HERE!

Sunny LIVE in Studio - WATCH VIDEO


Sunny Sweeney performs "Back Handed Compliment" LIVE on the morning show with Justin & Charla. Click here to watch.

ESPN's 'GameDay' Comes to Sundance Square


Historians and science may never understand why former Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief signed off on a toll road to Cleburne, but his decision to court ESPN for our Sundance Square was brilliant.  The city of Arlington does not enjoy the peripheral residuals of hosting all of JerryWorld’s premier games, such as the parties and other events...

What's In Charla's Fridge - WATCH CORN FED


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla shows you what's on her grocery list.

Shane Smith LIVE in Studio!


Shane Smith & the Saints perform "Feather In The Wind" LIVE in studio with Justin & Charla in the morning on 95.9 The Ranch.

Sturgill Simpson, Life of Sin - WATCH VIDEO


LR Baggs Presents Sturgill Simpson | Life of Sin. Sturgill's guitar was recorded direct with the LR Baggs Lyric Classical internal microphone. This session was recorded live at RCA studio A in Nashville. Music produced by Dave Cobb.

The Brand New Uncle Lucius Album


This is it folks! We are ready to begin the process of recording and promoting our Fourth studio album and have decided to cut out the middle man and go directly to our fans for support. We are excited about the new material, the producer, the studio and the possibilities when the music is released in early 2015. Take a moment to watch the video and look at all of the wonderful perk packages.....

Zane Williams Asks for Fan Help with New Music Video


If the new song, While I was Away, from Zane Williams doesn’t have you holding back a tear or two, you might want to get your heart checked, it’s a great tune about missing home and family. Now Zane is asking for help from you to make the music video.

Card Tricks With Willie Nelson


Who knew ol’ Willie was so adept at cards. Today the legendary singer posted his second card trick in as many days to his Facebook page, this one complete with an captivating back story. Be prepared to be amazed.

Livers of Steel 2014 - ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE


The #icebucketchallenge, courtesy of all three bands on the Livers Of Steel Tour! They also donated 20% of merch sold at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson, AZ to ALS! 

New Single From Josh Abbott


Here's the Josh Abbott Band doing an acoustic version of their latest single “Hangin’ Around” as a part of The Chimy’s Sessions in Lubbock, TX.

#IceBucketChallenge Pat Green Controversy


It all started with an innocent #IceBucketChallenge where Pat Green Challenged our very own Charla Corn......Charla takes on the #IceBucketChallenge.  But then, all hell broke loose once when Pat posted a video of his wife, Kori, and their precious family pooch....People when nuts and started 'dogging' the Greens over their dog....

SAM RIGGS 'Hold On And Let Go' Official Music Video


Produced by James LaMarr, Incendiary Features. Directed by Phillip Guzman.  Thanks to Giddy Up's in South Austin, Texas, the Manchaca Fire Department, and the Manor Police Department for their support.  Download the entire album, Outrun The Sun, on iTunes HERE. 

#TheTribe LIVE in Studio!


Tyler and the Tribe perform "Lips" on the morning show with Justin & Charla on 95.9 The Ranch!  

CORN FED - Charla Performs the Anthem at Rangers Game


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla takes you along with her as she sings the National Anthem at a Texas Rangers Baseball Game!

Mike Ryan Releases Sophomore Album


Bad Reputation.  Ha!  The last thing I think of when the name Mike Ryan comes up.  It’s seems everything Mike has released and I’ve played has turned to solid gold.  Even In 2010 when he came out of the box, all barrel chested, covering Conway’s “Slow Hand”, admittedly I was like, really kid?  He nailed it though and immediately began to accumulate fans young and old. “Bad Reputation” is album three for Mike and the fans are going to keep coming with its release. Click HERE to read full Album Review by Justin Frazell.

Kevin Fowler to Open His Ranch to Weddings in 2015


It’s engagement season, which means venue hunting is underway. If you’re looking for the perfect ranch getaway, Kevin Fowler may have the place for you — his ranch in Wimberley, Texas: “In 2015, we’ll start renting parts of it out for weddings and special events, but for now it’s a place for me to retreat.”

New Angaleena Presley Lyric Video: Ain't No Man


I haven’t be able to get this song out of my head since I heard it the first time. It is a seriously good ear worm.  This is the lead single from the Holler-AnnieLess-Annie Angaleena Presley’s upcoming solo album debut, American Middle Class, “Ain’t No Man”. 

Katie Key Leaves Texas Music Chart


Tears! The lovely face behind Best In Texas and the Texas Music Chart, Katie Key, is saying goodbye. Here's what she included in this week's Key Notes on TexasMusicChart.com.

Whiskey Myers Rolling Stone - READ MORE


Country fans who appreciate a splash of good ol' southern rock in the mix have likely already been clued into Texas country/roots-rock quintet Whiskey Myers, whose soulful/rebellious sound has earned them tour slots with the likes of Eric Church and the Eli Young Band.

Charla Shaves Her Face - WATCH CORN FED


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla shows you how to combat facial hair!

Clay Thrash LIVE in Studio - VIDEO


Clay Thrash performs "Ain't No Law" live on the morning show with Justin & Charla on 95.9 The Ranch.
 

Ray Johnston "More Crown the Coke" - VIDEO


Ray Johnston Band official music video for "More Crown than Coke". Song written by Ray Johnston, James Slater, & Django Walker. WATCH NOW!

Beloved Actor Robin Williams Dead at 63


Suicide is not a weak decision. It is a decision that takes an incredible amount of strength to make, actually. Someone isn’t weak if they end their life. They are desperate. There is a difference. It’s okay to feel angry at the person for dying. It’s okay to question, to rail against the forces that caused this. But it isn’t weakness. Mental illness isn’t weakness.

Brandon Rhyder LIVE in Studio - VIDEO!


Brandon Rhyder performs "That's Just Me" on the morning show with Justin & Charla!

NEW SUNNY SWEENEY!


Sunny Sweeney is set to release her upcoming third album, ‘Provoked.’  The title of the album, which hits stores Aug. 5, comes in part from the emotions provoked within Sweeney during the process of creating the album, including the end of her first marriage. “I have been in situations and have been in relationships where I feel like I’m being provoked....

Miranda Turned Actress????


Add screenwriter and movie actress to Miranda Lambert's résumé!  According to Deadline, the "Somethin' Bad" singer is working with music video director Trey Fanjoy ("Somethin' Bad," "The House That Built Me") on a proposed theatrical film.  Presently titled Something in the Water, the comedy would cast Lambert...

Ranch Night at LaGrave Field - CLICK HERE


Join us for Ranch Night at LaGrave Field with the Fort Worth Cats and a chance to win $10,000 with a single baseball toss Friday August 1st brought to you by Mike Carlson Motor Company!

CORN FED - Forty Creek Whisky Tasting


This week on Corn Fed, Charla introduces you to what all my Texas Forty's Friends are sippin' on!

 

TXRDR Music Cruise - CLICK HERE


Join 95.9 The Ranch's Justin Frazell and a few of his close friends on a crusie to Mexico! Stay tuned starting Monday July 14th from 7-8am as Justin & Charla tell you how to win a free trip!

Adam Hood LIVE in Studio - VIDEO


Adam Hood performs "Bar Band" on the Morning Show with Justin and Charla on the Ranch.

Roger Creager Breaks Guinness World Record


I guess it is officially official except for the paper work, but I think it is safe to say that Roger Creager blew the previous Guinness World Record for the Largest Raft of Tubes or Rings “out of the water” today.

NEW MUSIC VIDEO from Stoney!


Stoney Larue is coming out with a new CD called Aviator and his first single "First One To Know" is now available on iTunes. Check out the video to "First One To Know"!

ISupportTexasMusic.com - CLICK HERE


Need something to wear to the next big Ranch concert? Show your support for Texas Music by wearing the latest I Support Texas Music Gear! 

Children's Hospital Tea Party - CLICK HERE


Wanna help a few local teens spread some cheer to their local children's hospital? 16 year old Jennifer Powell  is working with her friends this summer to bring Disney Princess Tea Parties, treats and goody bags to kids who could use a little extra cheer. Check out out how you can help out today!

CONSTRUCTION NEWS


I-35W is now under construction! Please visit the Fort Worth community page for specific lane closures along I-35W or click here for more information on the project scope.

Meet Daredevil Dog! - CLICK HERE


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla introduces Burt "The Dog Without Fear" from the Humane Society of North Texas and her friends at Sonobration.com!

CORN FED - North Texas Strongest Man


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla introduces you to her Husband, Texas Strongest Man!

Zane Williams Goes Viral


Even though the Official Music Video for Zane Williams' single "Overnight Success" was released on YouTube last October, it went viral yesterday after being shared on his Facebook page.

Ben Danaher A New Era


Ben Danaher is one of the many Texas ex-patriots who have found greater career fulfillment outside our borders than within them.  Since picking up stakes and moving his career base to Nashville a few years back, Danaher has blossomed.  His writing and performing, while always having elements of soul and depth, has expanded to new levels. During his time in the music capitol.....

Bart Crow, Macy Maloy MAKE MAGIC!


It’s a huge risk Bart Crow is taking by releasing “If I Go I’m Goin’” from his Dandelion album.  Though the changing of seasons to spring and summer probably demands music that’s warmer and more up-tempo, Bart’s new single is brooding, moody and haunting, thanks in large part to Macy Maloy’s heavenly vocals, which provide a delicious...

Skyrocket: A Novel Project


"What would a band be without music? I'm surrounded by some of the most talented musicians and producers on the planet. I want to tap into this immeasurable resource and create a spectacular record around this fictional band and breathe life into the words on the page. The listener will follow the characters as they write and record their music." Click here to help bring this book to life!

Letter To Our Great Country from Josh Grider


Dear America, You are the family member that I sometimes wish did things a little different. The one I feel free to pick on, but jump to defend as soon as someone else does. The one I just can’t help but love, and know that I’m lucky to know. I was blessed to be born, and grateful for the opportunity to raise my sons within your borders. I have seen your small towns and big....

5 Minutes in Texas With Roger Creager


Roger Creager stampeded onto the Texas scene with his 1998 album, Having Fun All Wrong, featuring signature tracks "The Everclear Song" and "Fun All Wrong." Over the next 14 years, the Corpus Christi native released four more studio albums and one live collection that souped-up his catalog with crowd favorites like...Click here to read full article. 

Blue Collar Troubadour


Aaron Einhouse performs his single "Blue Collar Troubadour" on the morning show with Justin & Charla on 95.9 The Ranch.

Top 10 Waylon Jennings


Waylon Jennings passed in 2002 at the age of 64 — one year after being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Throughout his career, he remained an honest artist fighting to record the music inside him, the way he wanted to hear it. Jennings' career started in 1958 as when he became a member of Buddy Holly’s Crickets. After Holly’s death, Jennings spread his wings...

10 U.S. States Where Life Is Most Like A Country Song


The website estately.com came out with a ranking of the U.S. states that are most like a country song.  It's based on lifestyle themes like truck sales, liquor consumption and divorce rates.  Oklahoma finished first, followed by Texas and Missouri.  Surprisingly, Tennessee is 12th, but not surprisingly, New Jersey is last.

CORN FED - Ranch Texas Music Series


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla takes you out the Ranch Texas Music Series at the Capital Bar in Fort Worth, TX when she shares the stage with Walt Wilkins!

Five Minutes in Texas With Wade Bowen


New Rolling Stone Country interview series spotlights Lone Star country artists with Texas-sized appeal. Wade Bowen has been a staple of the Texas country circuit for more than a decade and in recent years has made a name for himself on the national scene, as well. His 2012 album, The Given, peaked at Number Nine on the country charts, with his hit single "Saturday Night". Read full article here.

What's Up With Fuzzy Dice!


A pair of plush dice swinging from the rearview mirror has been a fixture of hot-rod culture since the 1950s. According to legend, this trend originated with American pilots in WWII who placed dice (with 7s showing) in the cockpits of their planes for good luck on their missions. After the war, many of those pilots shifted their need for speed from airplanes to street rods....

Jason Isbell Records "Born in the U.S.A."


It’s been 30 years since Bruce Springsteen released the iconic ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ album, which sold more than 30 million copies and changed the paradigm of rock music in America.

But it was Luther Dickinson from the North Mississippi Allstars who first suggested that all of the 12 songs on the album could be redone with acoustic guitar and sound just as

JOSH WARD INVOLVED IN BOATING ACCIDENT


This past Sunday Josh Ward was scheduled to appear on the Texas Red Dirt Roads Radio Show.  His wife fell ill and he had to cancel.   In previous visits to TXRDR we learned that Josh is an avid bass fisherman and does quiet well each tim he enters a tournament. 

Facebook Wants to Ban a Cheerleader For Posting Pictures of Animals She's Killed


There's a 19-year-old cheerleader from Texas Tech who hunts animals on trips to Africa, then posts photos of the lions, elephants, and rhinos she's killed on Facebook.  So now people are OUTRAGED . . . and want Facebook to take down her page.

CORN FED - Let's Go Crafting!


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla gives you a behind the scenes look at her first ever Aww Shucks Craft Show & Concert.

Whiskey Myers Music Video Premiere: Dogwood


Didn't see this coming! Click here to watch the VIDEO behind WM latest single!
 

William Clark Green SELLS OUT Gruene Hall !


William Clark Green sold out his very first headlining show at the historic Gruene Hall this past Friday, overselling it by almost 150 people! Will is on the heels of his 2nd #1 single with "Hanging Around" landing at #2 on the Texas Music Charts!

Willie Nelson Drops 'Band of Brothers'


What does an 81-year old country music legend do to keep life interesting for himself? Go back to something he’s good at: writing songs. This is, astonishingly, the first Willie Nelson album to be dominated by self-penned material since the one-two punch of "Spirit" and "Teatro," released more than 15 years ago.

Miranda Lambert Opening Bed and Breakfast


Country star Miranda Lambert is hoping to open her eight-bedroom guest house in her adopted Tishomingo, Oklahoma by the end of the summer.  The singer has spent the last year renovating the 1901 building, which sits across the road from her Pink Pistol boutique in the town, and now she's close to opening the doors to the Ladysmith hotel for her first guests.  And she has high hopes....

Roger Creager River Song - VIDEO


Roger Creager is the latest to put out a lyric video. These things are all the rage, low cost yet very cool. And if ya ain’t heard, Creager is organizing the World’s Largest River Float Trip, Saturday July, 26th!

TXRDology


TXRDRology: Calling fourth and reflecting back on a magnificent tune performed on Sunday's TXRDR show with Justin Frazell and replaying it on Monday mornings.  Chad Sullins performs "Only Girl" on TXRDRology.

Big Tex Named 'Best Quirky Landmark'


Big Tex now reigns over the U.S. as the country’s Quirkiest Landmark!  The State Fair of Texas icon won over 19 other landmarks this week in a contest sponsored by USA Today’s 10Best travel website.  After voting ended Monday, the website announced the results Wednesday morning. USA Today will also publish the results...

Sam Riggs LIVE in Studio! VIDEO


Sam Riggs sings "Hold On, Let Go" LIVE in The Ranch Studios with Justin Frazell & Charla Corn!

CORN FED - Allissa Wilson Designs


This week on Corn Fed powered by Forty Creek Whisky, Charla Corn's girlfriend, Allissa Wilson with Allissa Wilson Designs, helps her refinish some antique furniture.  Let's get to sanding!  WATCH NOW! 

Whisky For Breakfast! - CLICK HERE


A BIG THANK YOU to Sara's Cupcakes for bringing two of our favorite things together this morning... cupcakes & Forty Creek Whisky! If you'd like to find out what AWESOME tastes like, call Sara and place an order now! 

Marine Comes Here


In January, a Marine named Jacinto Bernardo bought a house near San Francisco that needed a bunch of work.  So he asked a Marine buddy to keep an eye on it while he was on his final assignment.  Then when he got home last week, he found his friend had raised a bunch of money and done $70,000 worth of renovations.

NEW Video from Shane Smith & The Saints!


Check out the Official Music Video for "Dance the Night Away".  The latest single from Shane Smith & the Saints!

Chad Sullins Is Back After Heart Attack!


Chad and The Last Call Coalition hit the stage this weekend according to his Facebook page, "Great first night back!! Thank you to the great Stumblin Goat Saloon!! Golden Light Amarillo tomorrow..get ready!"
 

State Fair Of Texas Announces Musical Lineup


It’s hard to believe that we’re just three months away from the State Fair of Texas. You can tell it’s close because they’re making some major announcements.  It’s always a popular feature of the State Fair, the constant stream of live music on the Chevy Main Stage in the afternoon and evenings.  The inaugural Red River Music Fest makes its debut on Saturday.

Calling 4 Extras!


Wanna be an extra in this summer’s hottest music video? I know I would. Come out and party with us June 29th and 30th as we shoot the official music video for “More Crown Than Coke” by Ray Johnston Band.  If you haven’t heard this tune yet, it’s pretty killer. And I’m not just saying that because it is being directed and edited by yours truly! It

CORN FED - Joy & Crown


This week on Corn Fed proudly sponsored by Forty Creek Whiskey, Charla introduces you to Joy & Crown. Two friends changing the world through inspirational designs on super soft tees. They believe in promoting positivity and this is our way of showing it!

RRB Plays the Mother Church!


Randy Rogers Band will perform at the Ryman Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 20 at 10 a.m.  Tickets range from $25-$30, and are available at the Ryman box office, ryman.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

Willie Nelson "The Wall" - EXCLUSIVE VIDEO


Willie Nelson debuted ‘The Wall’ as the first single from his new album, ‘Band of Brothers,’ last month, and now he’s sharing an acoustic performance of the song.  One of nine original tunes on the 14-track album, ‘The Wall’ is about the 81-year-old legend dealing with life on the road.  “I had been on tour...

The Texas Mosquito Bigger, Stronger, Meaner


Texas' historic drought is, at least, good for one thing: fewer mosquitoes. But according to researchers at UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, the mosquitoes that survive could be bigger, meaner and more persistent.Mosquitoes grow in stagnant water. If there are fewer mosquitoes, there are more nutrients to go around, says Dr. Joon Lee, a medical...

I HEART MUFFINS BAKERY


On this week's episode of CORN FED Powered by Forty Creek Whisky,Charla Corn takes you inside her favorite Gluten Free Bakery, I Heart Muffins Bakery in Hurst, TX! Watch & Share to win tickets this hour!

Dads Do $24,103 Worth of Stuff Around the House a Year


A new report calculated the value of all the stuff dads do around the house each year . . . and it comes to $24,103 worth of work.  That includes everything from being a plumber and handyman to being an accountant and tutor.  Dads do a TON of free labor around the house, and save their families tens of thousands of dollars a year.

The Cowboy Rode Away


George Strait performed the final concert of his touring career Saturday night in Arlington, Texas, and set new attendance records in the process.  Strait drew 104,793 fans to AT&T Stadium for the final date of his the Cowboy Rides Away Tour. That broke an indoor concert attendance record for North America that had stood since 1981, when the Rolling Stones drew 87,500 fans....

Stoney, Are You Up For Whatever?


Bud Light teams up with Stoney LaRue for a night out on the town.  Click here to watch the video and see if Stoney really IS up for whatever.

EYB Dust - VIDEO DEBUT


Eli Young Band released the video for their current single, Dust. The song can be found on their new album 10,000 Towns, which, oh by the way, debuted at No. 1 it’s first week out. Dust is currently Top 10 in Texas and sitting at No. 26, nationally.  Click here to watch video.

Highlights Wade Bowen Classic


So far the money raised for the Wade Bowen Classic has raised $250,000+. We still have tomorrow with the Golf Tourn.  Wade Bowen & Friends Concert ended with a BANG the night prior.  Pat Green was the guest co-hosted TXRDR with Justin Frazell.  Click here to see more pics.

Texas Flip N Move - DETAILS


Texas Flip N Move is a fun, fast paced renovation series full of Texas charm. The show features 3 teams of Texas house movers who not only pick up and move houses, but completely renovate them and then auction them off. This new series is scheduled to air on the DIY (Do It Yourself) Network as well as HGTV (Home & Garden Television) and GAC (Great American Country). The finished homes will be.....

Release Of Brandon Jenkins’ ‘I Stand Alone’ + Exclusive Video


The very core of a great song is often heard best with the simpliest of settings.  “The Red Dirt Legend,” Brandon Jenkins has the songs front and center in his new I Stand Alone collection, set for release on May 27 on Red River Entertainment.  Brandon is releasing a video a week until the release of new CD on May 27. Here is “Get Down In The Mud’.

Stoney Signed A Deal


Stoney Larue has signed a deal with Entertainment One Music (eOne) and will release a new album, Aviators on October 28!  eOne is a TV development, film distribution and worldwide music company with offices in New York, LA, Toronto, Nashville and London.  Stoney will be working with well-known award-winning producers Frank Liddell who has worked with Miranda Lambert...

Wade Bowen Music Festival


This Sunday kicks off the 16th Annual Bowen Classic on June 1st & 2nd. The golf tournament, on June 2nd will be a 2-man scramble and the entry fee will be $200.00 per player. The fee will include prizes, event baseball cap & t-shirt, food, drinks, and 2 GA concert tickets to the benefit concert the night before on Sunday, June 1st. While admission to the concert will be included in the price.

Sturgill Simpson VIDEO


Sun King Brewery & MOKB Present Sturgill Simpson - "You Can Have The Crown / Some Days" Recorded live at Sun King Brewery in Indianapolis, Indiana.

New Music: Bruce Robison and Kelly Willlis


The new album "Our Year" is available for Preorder Now! Packages including the CD, and exclusive packages including T-shirt and Autographed CDs! Get yours now.

Charla Corn....The Perfect Blonde


Well, we sure know that's not true.....but you can find out how Charla gets her golden locks.  On this week's CORN FED episode, Charla Corn takes you to her favorite hair salon, Christopher Moore Salon in Aledo, TX! Click here to get the perfect blonde! Text 817.907.8434 to make your appointment today with any one of their awesome staff!

Hear Willie Nelson and Billy Joe Shaver's 'Outlaw' Duet!


Premiere of "Hard to Be an Outlaw," from Shaver's first studio album in seven years, takes a jab at modern country.If there are two men qualified to weigh in on what it means to be a country outlaw, they're Billy Joe Shaver and Willie Nelson. The two Texans have always recorded music — and often lived — outside the lines. In 2007, Shaver shot a man....

Kevin Fowler Moves A House!


Watch Season 2 Episode 8 of KFTV "Movin' A Cabin" right here. The new album from Kevin Fowler, "How Country Are Ya?" available HERE. 

Lookalikes Will Ferrell And Chad Smith Battle In The Most Epic Drum-Off Ever


Will the real Chad Smith please stand up?  On Thursday's "Tonight Show," Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith faced off in the most epic drum battle since the BET Big Southern Classicin "Drumline." Though the two celebs have reportedly been told they look alike for years, a feud erupted when Ferrell said...

Tour Willie Nelson's Tour Bus!


The recently auctioned tour bus that once belonged to Willie Nelson's drummer, Paul English, and carried the country icon's crew on tours is getting back on the road again. Austin Restaurant Week founder Taylor Perkins and his entrepreneur business partner Michael "Stix" Tashnick won the auction, which went for over $80,000, for the 1983 Eagle tour bus....

Hayes Carll Playing to SOLD OUT Crowds


Storytelling is the cornerstone of great country music.  The Ram’s Head On Stage played host to one of Americana’s finest storytellers on May 14 as Texas troubadour Hayes Carll treated a nearly sold-out Annapolis crowd to an almost 20-song set featuring songs about love, loss, family, hitting the road, and a soldier who sells drugs to Taliban members and later gets abducted...

Colonial Pro-Am, Texas Music Stars & World's #1 Golfer


Our very own Justin Frazell along with Randy Rogers Band,Wade Bowen, Casey Donahew Band and the World's #1 Golfer, Adam Scott before teeing off at the Colonial Pro-Am yesterday!

New Duet!


Miranda Lambert debuted her long-awaited duet with Carrie Underwood, ‘Something Bad,’ from her upcoming ‘Platinum’ album at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.  The two singers traded off lines for the rocking tune, sounding as much like an Aerosmith song as the next country hit. Standing close to each other throughout the entire song, the pair showed....

Country Song or Country Wrong


This last week, Ellen Degeneres hosted Connie Britton of ABC’s hit show, Nashville. The two played a game of “Country Song or Country Wrong,” where they had to tell the difference between real and fake country song titles.

Sturgill Simpson Metamodern Sounds In Country


Every few years an artist comes along that is regarded as a country music savior, or in other words, an artist that resets the genre back to its roots while simultaneously pushing it forward.  Acts such as Randy Travis, Keith Whitley and Dwight Yoakam did this in the 80′s in response to the Urban Cowboy fad.  Most recently, Jamey Johnson was rightfully lauded as the real deal...

Duck Dynasty Star Releases Six-Song Country EP


‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Uncle Si Robertson has a new talent he’s showing off, and it has nothing to do with duck calls or hunting. The 66-year-old released a six-song EP, ‘Me and My Smoking Hot Honey’ on iTunes Wednesday (May 14), and it features a duet with none other than country singer Kix Brooks.  The duet is called ‘Can’t Take the Swamp Outta the Man'...

Kacey Musgraves + Katy Perry = AWESOME!


Grammy-winning, envelope pushing, country music singer/songwriter, Kacey Musgraves, will be joined by the girl kissing, teenage dreaming pop princess,Katy Perry, on a new installment of CMT Crossroads on Friday, June 13th, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The episode featuring the uniquely dynamic duo of Musgraves and Perry will mark the fiftieth episode of CMT Crossroads. By tuning into CMT the evening of June 13th, fans can expect....

Be In Roger Creager's New Lyric Video!


Roger Creager wants you to be in his new lyric video for his upcoming single "The River Song!" So he needs YOU to submit a picture of you and your family/friends floating, boating, skiing, tanning, playing, and partying on your favorite Texas river. Any pics with Texas landmarks or signs which show what river you are hanging out on are welcomed also! He could select YOU!

Charla's Spring Shopping Spree


On this episode of Charla Corn's weekly YouTube Series called 'Corn Fed', she takes you on a Spring Shopping Spree to Lazy J Ranchwear in Willow Park and Lizzie Lee's Boutique in Roanoke!  Click here to shop with her!

Miranda Lambert Backstage Pass


The MIRANDA LAMBERT exhibit in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum opens tomorrow in Nashville.  It's kind of a dream come true because she visited the museum when she was a little girl.  It's also a little bizarre to BE an exhibit.  Click here for more details.

Go Cruisin' with TXRDR!


Ranch Fans!  Cabins are officially on sale for the 2014 Texas Red Dirt Roads w/Justin Frazell Music Cruise with Pat Green, Brandon Jenkins and Michael Padgett Details coming soon on how you can WIN your trip! Here are just some of the details.

Miranda Lambert Announces Platinum Tour Dates


Miranda Lambert has announced the cities and dates for a 2014 summer tour in support of her upcoming album, ‘Platinum.’  The Platinum Tour will kick off July 10 in Ft. Laramie, Ohio, and run through 30 dates, wrapping up Sept. 20 in Honolulu.  The tour launches five weeks after Lambert drops ‘Platinum’ on July 3. The new show will incorporate a platinum theme...

Uncle Lucius FREE Stuff - Yes Plz!


We’ve made no secret of our love for Austin-based Southern rockers Uncle Lucius. They are, simply put, one of the most talented groups in the scene and we’ve also made no secret of our man-crush on Kevin Galloway’s voice.  If you’re already a fan of Uncle Lucius like we are, today is kind of like Christmas. If you’re still unfamiliar, today’s a good day then.....

RRB New Single VIDEO!


Watch "Satellite" from Randy Rogers Band featured on CMT.  Click here.

Holly Williams "Drinking" Official VIDEO


Part of the key to Holly Williams’ success as a singer-songwriter is that it’s never been her mission to try and live up to the legacy cast by her famous and prolific father and grandfather – Hank Jr. and Sr., respectively – nor has she spent a lot of time trying to live it down. Click here to watch the Official Video for her Ranch HIT single "Drinking".

Awkward Family Photo


"Awkward family road photos! It was good to see and perform with our friend Roger Creager last night. It got weird, didn't it? Try the hot pockets." - Cory Morrow FB page.

Behind the Scenes of 'Troubadour, TX'


‘Troubadour, TX’ has released a behind the scenes video highlighting the filming of the award-winning series.  The 30-minute docu-reality series takes music fans inside the lives of their favorite Texas-based singers and songwriters — from the stars who have already made it big to those who are still chasing the dream.  The series has won 17 Telly Awards and a 2013 Lone...

Bart Crow "I Go, I'm Goin"


Bart Crow's album "Dandelion" was highlighted by the track, "If I Go, I'm Goin'." Here is the pride of Maypearl, TX with his story about the song, and a performance on the Crown Royal Texas Stage.

Willie Nelson to Release New Album


Willie Nelson is releasing a new album. The country music hitmaker will release ‘Band of Brothers’ in June on Sony Legacy Recordings.  The record is the follow-up to his Top 10 ‘To All the Girls…’ album, which was released in 2013. ‘Band of Brothers’ features nine original songs, including the album’s title track.  Click here to see the full track list.

New Horse for the Sheltons


Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton have a new horse.  Miranda posted a pic on Instagram and included this message:  Quote, "Welcome our newest family member!  Willowbrand Saith ap Michael . . . Shelton."

Hot Bod Harris


Lordy, having a baby didn't take a toll on Kylie Rae Harris!  Not one bit!  Check out this bikini pic she posted on Instagram!
 

Chad Sullins Heart Attack UPDATE


Hello everyone. Quick update about things going on.. Chad is doing better today and is blown away by the great response from all of you! We truly have the best fans and music family in the world! This Wednesday our good friend Bo Phillips has offered to take his acoustic show and turn it into a benefit to help with all the medical costs for Chad at Eskimo Joes!  You can also click here to donate.

Cody Johnson National Anthem - VIDEO


Cody singing the National Anthem at the Texas Rangers baseball game in Arlington, TX. A special thank you to our friends at The Texas Rangers baseball organization for this video and opportunity!  Click here to watch video!

Jamie Wilson of The Trishas Records Full-Length Albump


Jamie Lin Wilson, one of the lovely ladies that make up The Trishas, launched her Pledge Music campaign this week for her first solo record! If you haven’t heard this angel voice of hers, you are seriously missing out.  It’s no surprise that in the first few days of her launch, she has already raised 47% of her funding! You too can help her reach her goal here. Oh, and to top it off......

Wade Bowen Reveals 16th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament Details


Wade Bowen is making plans for his 16th annual Celebrity Golf Tournament, which will be held on June 1 and 2 in his hometown of Waco, Texas.The event benefits the Bowen Family Foundation, which raises money for children in need, as well as supports various charities that focus on children.  Mark Chesnutt, Randy Rogers, Pat Green, the Departed, Stoney LaRue, Willy and Cody Braun...

Willie Nelson Inducted into the ACL Hall of Fame by Matthew McConaughey


Country music icon Willie Nelson had a lot to celebrate on Saturday night in Austin, Texas, as he became one of the first-ever inductees to the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.  The ceremony marked the 40th anniversary of the show and brought out recent Oscar winner and hometown favorite Matthew McConaughey, who told the crowd, "There would be no Austin City Limits without......

EYI Jagermeister Ultimate Summer Tour


Eli Young Band is doing 17 dates as part of the Jagermeister Ultimate Summer of Music tour.  Their first show is June 7th in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Here's the link with the dates.  Look under "artist" for Eli Young Band shows.  The PAUL OAKENFOLD and FALL OUT BOY dates are separate shows.

Mama's Boy!


Sean McConnel celebrated his 30th birthday on Saturday and we also found out he is a mama's boy after posting this, "About to play a sold out show at Gruene Hall and my mother decided to surprise me for my 30th by showing up in TX! This guy's having a great night!" How cute are they?

Eli Young Band Meets Eli Young


Eli Young Band meets Eli Young and challenges him to a race to keep the name! Directed by Brian Lazzaro.  Click here to watch video!

And The Winner Is......


The 6th Annual Lone Star Music Awards were were held again in San Marcos at The Marc.  Click here for the full list of winner!

Relate-able and Liberating New Single From Sunny!


Sounds like Sunny is getting back to her roots while incorporating the sophisticated sound she picked up from her last label. The mix is an INCREDIBLE new Sweeners!  A brassy country singer whose retro style garnered comparisons to singers like Natalie Maines and Kasey Chambers, Sunny Sweeney grew up in Longview, Texas. Sweeney is gutsy musically.  Click here to purchase her new single!

Josh Grider Survives On Luck and Thrives on Desire


A little more than a dozen years ago, I was first introduced to a tall, lanky fellow college kid from New Mexico.  I was still living in San Marcos and attending Texas State, but Waco was home and I’d traveled back to town for a round of Big O’s at George’s with some old friends.  Setting up at the far end of the newly renovated “Big O’ Deck".....

Kacey Musgraves Makes GLAAD History


For the first time in its 25-year history, the people of GLAAD have invited a country singer to perform at their big event in New York City. And that singer isKacey Musgraves.  Why Musgraves, and why now? Because GLAAD -- the national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization -- thinks her YOLO-themed song "Follow Your Arrow" is the right kind of...

Granger Smith is on the MOVE


Country music artist and proud patriot  Granger Smith is lacing up his BOOTS once again for the 4th Annual Boot Walk, May 4-8, 2014. Granger will begin the 100-mile walk in Austin, Texas and will spend five days wearing out those combat boots all the way to Fort Hood. And since it’s always nice to reward a good deed, join Granger and special guests at the celebration...

Ray Price's Final Album Is a Hit With Fans Read More: Ray Price's Final Album


Ray Price passed away last year, but not before recording one last album, ‘Beauty Is…,’ and fans can’t get enough of the singer’s final project.  The record, which was released on April 15, quickly became the third most-downloaded country album on Amazon, and landed in the Top 30 on the iTunes chart as well. In addition, country stations from all over...

Todd Snider Is A Prophet


Sometime in the fall of 1994 I was sixteen years old with a job at McDonald’s, a hand-me-down 1981 Honda Accord and a healthy addiction to music. There was a fairly new radio station out of Atlanta, the early wave of X stations, that started playing an acoustic  song. It reminded me of Tom Petty but this song was funny. It took a couple of times on the radio for me o learn it was a guy...

Kristofferson Coming Down: Landing a Helicopter on Cash's Lawn


On Tuesday April 22rd, the lakefront property on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, TN just north of Nashville that was Johnny Cash’s home for 40 years, was sold to a real estate holdings company. The previous owner, Bee Gee’s frontman Barry Gibb bought the house on four lots in January of 2006 to make it a songwriter’s retreat, but his plans were foiled when a house fire....

Angel Gown Drive - DONATE HERE


Good Morning Miss Charla, My daughter, Kamryn (8 years old) is currently Miss Parker County with the United Miss program. She wanted to do something really big with this title.. A couple weeks ago we were scrolling through facebook when we stumbled upon NICU Helping Hands. After explaining to Kam about the Angel Gown program, she wanted to find out how to help..Read more here and DONATE.

Four Rules of Airplane Etiquette From the Randy Rogers Band


Musicians spend tons of time on airplanes, so you know they've experienced their share of irritating people.  But what are the MOST annoying things people do?  Here are the top four DON'TS from the RANDY ROGERS BAND. Including Perfume: "Sometimes the perfume isn't bad unless it's way over the top, which is really a matter of opinion...

George Strait Has Added ANOTHER TX Date!


Country superstar George Strait will perform a farewell concert June 5 at State Farm Arena, organizers announced at a news conference Tuesday morning.  “During the past 10 years, this arena has hosted the biggest names in entertainment,” General Manager Mark Solis said.  The concert was announced as the premier event celebrating the venue’s 10-year anniversary....

Kevin Fowler Takes Do The Dance Floor


Watch Season 2 Episode 5 of KFTV "Dance Lessons" right here.  The new album from Kevin Fowler, "How Country Are Ya?" available now here.

Willie's Daughter, Paula, Arrested For Marijuana In Tex


Paula Nelson, a professional singer, posted a photo on her Facebook page, along with this note: “Let’s just say I’m writing a new song called ‘Spread ‘em, squat and cough.’  Read more about her arrest here.

Kyle Park "Long Distance Relationship" VIDEO Premiere


Austin-based country singer Kyle Park reflects back on a long and loving relationship during his ‘Long Distance Relationship’ video!  The video begins with the husband — the main male character — standing solemnly at a gravestone. As he pauses in the cemetery, fans hear his thoughts. “It’s been two years now. There hasn’t been a day that.....

Previously Unheard Music From Hank Williams to Be Released


It’s been 61 years since Hank Williams passed away, but a collection of never–before-released songs by the country music legend
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Coming Soon . . . Powdered Alcohol?


For some reason, the government has approved POWDERED LIQUOR.  A company figured out a way to turn vodka, rum, and some mixed drinks into POWDERS
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Off The Wall with Charla Corn


A weekly segment on www.959theranch.com home page, hosted by Charla Corn.  We take 'off the wall' questions off of our Ranch Wall and ask our Ranch Texas Music Series Artists
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Willie Nelson Receiving 5th Degree Black Belt


Willie Nelson may be approaching 81, but he isn’t letting his age hinder his physical fitness. The Red Headed Stranger will receive his 5th Degree Black Belt in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul, a modern Korean martial arts system.  Nelson has been practicing martial arts most of his life. It began in Nashville, when he started studying kung fu as a young songwriter. In the past 20 years...

2015 ACM Awards Sells Out in 18 Minutes


The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards are a year away, but they’re already starting with a bang. The 70,000 tickets available sold out in 18 minutes.  It’s a special awards ceremony, as it’s the 50th anniversary of the ACM Awards. Plus, they will be leaving Sin City and setting up shop in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys...

You Could Be On Stage w/ Whiskey Myers at LJT!


Listen up for the Whiskey Myers Song of The Day starting Monday!  You’ll be qualified to win one pair of 2 day passes to The Larry Joe Taylor Texas Music Festival and Chili Cook Off for Friday and Saturday, April 25th & 26th.  Whiskey Myers plays FRIDAY night and not only will you be there but you’ll receive 2 passes to see the their show from the stage!

Miranda Lambert Taking Break From Touring


Ever since Miranda Lambert‘s debut album, ‘Kerosene,’ was released in 2005, the singer has spent much of each year on the road. But that’s about to change. Lambert has announced she is taking a break from touring, which she admits is both exciting and terrifying.  “This is the longest break I’ve ever had since I was 17, since I started playing....

Meet The Randy Rogers Band - DETAILS HERE


Randy Rogers Band - Homemade Tamales CD Release with The Ranch and Justin Boots at Cavender's.  RRB will not be performing but will broadcast their Live DVD from Homemade Tamales.  RRB would like to sell the cd/dvd packages on site after all the promo copies have been given away. Register to Win Best Seat In The House at The Ranch Music Series!

Randy Rogers Band 'Homemade Tamales' DVD Sneak Peek


Here’s a teaser via the Randy Rogers Band’s Facebook page: Video of the day! Everybody needs a little Brady on a Monday. These clips are from the forthcoming CD/DVD combo Homemade Tamales – recorded live at Floore’s Country Store last October.  There are also lots of other teaser videos to check out if you are in to that sorta thing.  Click here to watch!

Willie Nelson Opens Up About the Legalization of Marijuana


Willie Nelson invited Larry King to join him on his tour bus recently and they hashed out some big issues — like the legalization of marijuana and Hillary Clinton’s shot at the 2016 presidential election. Nelson opened up to King on his bus, which is like a second home to the country legend. He even admits to sleeping on it occasionally when he’s at home.

Remember When Charlie Daniels Was In Bob Dylan's Band?


Charlie Daniels may have formed his own popular band, the Charlie Daniels Band, but before he held his role in that band he was able to play for music legend Bob Dylan.  From 1969 to 1970, Daniels was able to show his skills and play electric bass on three of Dylan’s albums, ‘Nashville Skyline,’ ‘Self Portrait’ and ‘New Morning.’

ACM Awards Moving to AT& T Stadium


Hello!! Some of you may have heard that the Academy of Country Music will celebrate thir golden anniversary of the ACM Awards in 2015 with a special, larger-than-life version of the telecast at AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys) and ACM Party for a Cause: 50 Years of Music & Memories at Globe Life Park (home of the Texas Rangers) in Arlington, TX.....

Curtis Grimes in Tip Top Shape!


Curtis Grimes not only hasa HOT single called "Cowboy Kind" out on radio right now, but he's also a spokeperson for Super Cuts!  Now.....check out this SUPER HOT selfie of Curtis Grimes! 

What It Looks Like to Get Nailed Head-On


A Texas A&M professor was driving his minivan near the school's campus on Tuesday when a cement truck ran a red light, tipped over, and nailed him HEAD-ON.  Luckily, neither of the drivers were seriously injured.  And the van had a dashcam running.

Lee Ann Womack Signs With Sugar Hill Records


Lee Ann Womack has signed a new record deal with Sugar Hill Records and Welk Music Group.  The Grammy-winning vocalist, whose hits include ‘I Hope You Dance,’ ‘A Little Past Little Rock’ and ‘I’ll Think of a Reason Later,’ announced the new signing via the Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday (April 9). She will release a new studio album...

Big News for Brandon Jenkins!


There are guys in this business that you just wanna see have success and Brandon Jenkins is one of those guys!  I am happy to report that some exciting things are happening for him including a new record deal with Red River Entertainment in NY.  They are releasing his new CD, I Stand Alone on May 27.  Brandon also got major publishing deal with BMG.....

Banned Country Songs - Merle Haggard "Okie From Muskogee'


Merle Haggard‘s entry to the Top 100 Country Songs list was banned by radio stations who disagreed with his politics. It was revealed that while the song was hailed by then-President Nixon, others thought his message was divisive. Haggard says he wasn’t trying to write a political song, but ‘Okie From Muskogee’ became an anthem for the short-haired...

Cory Morrow Needs Your Art Skills!


Cory is looking for a fan to help him design his new campaign, including logos for tees, website etc.  Click here for details.

Miranda Gets Dissed By The King - VIDEO


In case you haven't seen it, there's a video of GEORGE STRAIT either ignoring or not seeing MIRANDA LAMBERT offering up a high-five as he heads to the stage for his ACM Entertainer of the Year award.  Miranda quickly closes her first and starts clapping. 

Dirk Nowitzki Gives Conan O'Brien A 'Texas Citizenship Test'


For March Madness, this week, Conan brought his popular late night variety show to the Lone Star State, namely The Big D. To prepare for his trip, the Massachusetts native, has been doing more than just taking promo pics in cowboy hats and bolo ties — he has apparently been boning up on Texas facts and trivia.  Conan’s knowledge was put to the test when longtime Dallas Maverick...

Merle Haggard Receives ACM Crystal Milestone Award on His Birthday


The ACM Awards gave Merle Haggard a birthday he’ll never forget. The former Entertainer of the Year and legendary hitmaker received the Crystal Milestone Award, which signifies outstanding achievement in the music industry.  Some of country music’s biggest stars were on hand to pay homage to Haggard, starting with Garth Brooks, who introduced the tribute segment....

Kacey Musgraves Wins 2014 ACM Album of the Year


Kacey Musgraves has another major award to add to her mantle. The singer’s stunning major-label debut ‘Same Trailer Different Park’ was named Album of the Year at the 2014 ACM Awards.  Musgraves was given a standing ovation as she made her way to the stage, where she thanked her producers and co-writers. “I’m really proud to be a woman representing country....

EYB on CONAN Dallas - VIDEO


Eli Young Band performs a special bonus song from their album 10,000 Towns when CONAN brought his show to Dallas.  Click here to watch!

The Hag Cancels Shows Due To Pneumonia


Little can slow the tempo that legendary singer-songwriter Merle Haggard keeps, but the Hag has been forced to take a break from touring due to a bout with pneumonia.  The ‘Silver Wings’ singer made the announcement on Twitter that he wouldn’t be able to make his scheduled date at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Catoosa, OK on Thursday night...

Austin City Limits Announces Hall of Fame


ACL has announced the launch of the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame, honoring Willie Nelson and Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble as its first musical inductees.  The inaugural induction ceremony is set to take place on Saturday, April 26, as part of the television series’ upcoming 40th anniversary celebration. Along with Nelson.....

Drake's Johnny Manziel Rap Song - LISTEN


Just about a month away from the NFL’s biggest day of the off season, and there are still many Johnny Manziel detractors, and supporters. Whether you think Houston should take him No. 1 overall or he’s a better late round pickup — there is at least one high profile rapper who has Johnny Football’s back....

Remember George Strait's First No. 1 Single?


It’s the song that started it all for George Strait. Believe it or not, it actually took a few tries before the King would nab his first No. 1 on the country charts. Fifty nine others would follow during a 33-year (and counting) career. Do you remember which song hit the top of the charts first?

Spotlight: Seth James


Seth James grew up on the Moorehouse Ranch in King County near his birth place of Guthrie, TX. He was no stranger to dirt, hard work, integrity and common sense. Seth has an interesting heritage; while some people come from families with either clean or dirty backgrounds, Seth has a little of both. His mother’s side was made up of cowboys, ranchers or lawmen...

Cody Canada Message To Fans


From his home in New Braunfels, TX, Cody Canada and his dog, Marvin, took to social media, today, to thank fans for their continued support. He also says to keep comin’ out to shows, and to expect a new Departed album very soon.  "Here the last few months we’ve been doing old songs, from the Ragweed catalog.. have had good response. Thanks. And of course the songs we sang with the....

Brandon Rhyder VIDEO Premiere - WATCH NOW


Brandon Rhyder has always been one of our favorite guys around here and this song off of his 2013 release That's Just Me was one of our favorites on the album. So much in fact that after we reviwed the album here I tweeted to him that if "Leave" wasn't one of the biggest songs of the next year then music is broken and we should all just quit.  Click here to watch!

New Music From Radney - WATCH VIDEO


"Whose Heart You Wreck" was penned by the master himself and is from his forthcoming album, Everything I Should Have Said. The album is due out on May 13th and you can click HERE to preorder.

Justin & Charla's Acceptance Speech


It was a big night for 95.9 The Ranch at Choctaw Casino on Saturday for the TRRMA Awards.  KFWR was named Radio Station of the Year - Super Market.  Then, to top it off...our Powerhouse of a Morning Show Team, Justin & Charla, won for On Air Personalites of the Year!  Watch their acceptance speech here.

3 New Foods at the Rangers Ballparks


Bacon on a Stick, Frozen Beer, and Choomongous made their appearance at yesterday's opening day.  Every year, right before the Rangers kick-off their season, the Ballpark comes up with outrageous new food items to trick us into buying their giant hotdogs and monstrous hamburgers.  And every year, we say no more. Please, no more.

2014 TEXAS REGIONAL RADIO MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS


The fourth Annual Texas Regional Radio Music Awards were held over the weekend in Durant, Okla. This year’s big winners included Cody Johnson, Bri Bagwell, and Randy Rogers Band. But the night belonged to Aaron Watson’s tribute to Lane Frost, “July in Cheyenne,” the song scored Single, Song and Music Video of the Year.  A touching moment when Lane Frost’s parents,.....

Bingham To Play Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic


JUST ANNOUNCED: Ryan Bingham will be joining Willie Nelson and Dierks Bentley at this year's Willie's Picnic!  Get more info here.  Get tickets here.

Amos Lee "Chill In The Air" - VIDEO


One Mic, One Take.  Music video by Amos Lee performing Chill In The Air.  Click here to watch!

Miranda Lambert "Automatic" - VIDEO


After earlier this year revealing “Automatic,” the first single from her upcoming album Platinum, Miranda Lambert today unveiled a brand-new music video for the song. The video premiered today on CMT.  Like the song, the video for “Automatic” is deliberately nostalgic and makes the case that, just because we’ve advanced...

Mr. And Mrs. Jason Eady!


Man, what a perfect day! So many people to thank… Jamie Lin Wilson and Adam Hood for guiding the ship, keeping us calm and being our best friends. Britni Crocker Hood for ironing EVERYTHING and making us laugh. Drew Kennedy for your beautiful first dance song and your sexy orange pants. Wendy Abrams for the beautiful and delicious cakes and a week of celebrations...

Brandy Clark on Her Biggest 'Pinch Me' Moments


“I feel like my life is a little bit like a dream,” says Brandy Clark.  If so, she must never want to wake up.  The Nashville singer/songwriter, who co-penned such hits as Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart,” The Band Perry’s “Better Dig Two,” and Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow,” released her debut.....

Meet The Devil Makes Three!


"A Moment's Rest" is off The Devil Makes Three's latest album 'I'm A Stranger Here.'  Buy it today via iTunes here.

Truck Stop Gospel - VIDEO


Parker Millsap and Michael Rose perform "Truck Stop Gospel".  Millsap writes songs and then he sings them. Also, he sings other songs that he wishes he wrote.  Click here to watch video.

Merle Haggard Tribute Album


Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard will be the focus of two tributes next month one an album of the singer's hits recorded by current country stars, the other from the Academy of Country Music.  Garth Brooks, Toby Keith are among the artists lending their voices to Working Man's Poet...

Johnny Cash's Great-Niece Found Murdered


Our deepest condolences go out the the family of Courtney Cash, who was found dead at her home on Rice Road in Putnam County, near Nashville, on Wednesday morning (March 19). Her body was stuffed inside a wooden box.  Music Row is reporting that another victim, William Johnson, is receiving treatment for a gunshot wound at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A child was also reportedly found at the residence....

Think Your School Run Is Bad? WATCH THIS KIDS!


This parent is giving a whole new meaning to ‘school bag’ as he helps a class of primary pupils safely cross a river by taking them in a plastic bag.  When the children in Sam Lang village, Dien Bien Province, near Hanoi in northern Vietnam could not get to school due to spring floods, one father found an unorthodox solution.

Willie The Cat!


Mama's, don't let your kittens grow up to be cowboys.  FUN FACT: This feline is actually named Willie Nelson in real life! Thanks to Kevin Brinker for sharing this fantastic photo of his pet!

Throw Back Thursday


We've dipped into the Ranch vault and dug out hits from some founding fathers like Rusty Wier, Billy Joe Shaver, Jerry Jeff Walker, Joe Ely, Johnny Paycheck, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Gary Stewart, Merle Haggarg, David Allen Coe, Gary P. Nunn, Guy Clark and Johnny Bush. Who else should we include as a part of the Ranch Throw Back Thursday playlist? #tbt

KFTV Is Back!


Kevin Fowler TV has brought us many great moments in YouTube history, most all of them ending with Fowler blowing shuff up — he”s blown a lot of stuff up on YouTube. But Episode 1, Season 2 of KFTV shows a different side of Kevin.  Everyone say hello to “the chicken lady.” Then watch her tear Fowler a new one...

Charla & JDar's Marine Corps Training


This week on Corn Fed, Charla reports for 95.9 The Ranch from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California and shows you a behind the scenes look at the Making of a Marine.  Click here to watch footage from the whole week.

Top 10 Best Downtowns - FORT WORTH #1


Horses, wagons and longhorn steers parading through downtown might seem strange, but in Fort Worth, Texas, it's a tradition. The annual All Western Parade, which marks the start of the Stock Show and Rodeo, draws more than 100,000 spectators and demonstrates how this ever-evolving metropolis remains close to its agricultural roots. Few downtowns have achieved the cohesion between.....

Charla Corn "In My Heart" Official Music Video


Corn's 11th single, "In My Heart", has become a fan favorite on The Ranch and now you can watch the official music video here.

Miranda Lambert Spills Stories Behind New Album


Miranda Lambert‘s upcoming album ‘Platinum’ is one of the most highly anticipated records of the year. The magical release day, June 3, is still a couple months out, but Lambert has shared stories behind several of the tracks, giving fans something to munch on in the meantime.  The 16-track album is intended to “make up a picture,” says the songstress...

Josh Weathers LIVE in Studio - VIDEO


Josh Weathers performs "Love Like You Mean It" LIVE in studio with Justin & Charla in the Morning on 95.9 The Ranch!

KF and The Rankin Twins Don't Mess With Texas!


Texas Country musicians Kevin Fowler and glitter twins thank all who put their trash where it belongs..in the trash can.  Check out the other new campaign spots here.

Lie Witness News - SXSW Edition


People who come to music festivals pride themselves on knowing who the new acts are even if they don't actually know who the new acts are. So we sent a camera crew into the streets of Austin to ask SXSW attendees about bands that do not exist. We made them all up, but that didn't stop people from telling us how much they like them in a special South By Southwest edition of Lie Witness News.

Charlie Robinson In The Slammer???


According to Charlie Robison's recent Facebook posts, he had a very INTERESTING weekend!  "Just spent an hour with way too tight handcuffs on......"  Click here for the full story..or what we know of it.

Charla & Jared Join The Marines - CLICK HERE


Keep up on Facebook with Charla Corn and Jared our Social Media Director as they bring you all the latest updates, excitement & "fun" from The Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego!

Jason Walker With Traffic - CLICK HERE


Listen to Jason Walker for the latest weekday traffic reports to and from work or click his DJ Page anytime to find out what how the traffic looks along your path right now!

Fort Worth No. 1 City


Fort Worth is the No. 1 city in the nation for finding a job, and Arlington isn’t far behind it in WalletHub’s ranking of the best places to land work in 2014.  Texas cities dominated the list with No. 4 Arlington, No. 5 Dallas, No. 6 Austin and No. 10 Houston also in the top 10.  The personal finance social network rated the nation’s 60 largest cities using 13 metrics....

RRB's New Single "Satellite"


Randy Rogers Band's New Single "Satellite" Now Available on iTunes.  Click here to download your copy!

HOVERBOARD! I Want One!


Christopher Lloyd joins in on Back To The Future hoverboard hoax.  As your idiot Facebook friend will tell you, the day Marty McFly goes back to the future. So it’s only fitting that today the Internet was once again consumed by talk insisting that one of the many products glimpsed in Back To The Future II is close to being a reality. Click here to watch the viral video.

Eli Young Band on Good Morning America


Yesterday morning, in conjunction with the release of their brand new album “10,000 Towns,” Mike, James, Jon and Chris, a.k.a. the Eli Young Band, took their act to The Today Show. If you missed it, no worries I’ve got the entire performance for you.  The Eli Young Band have already enjoyed three No. 1 singles, the most recent “Drunk Last Night,” off the new album...

Fort Worth Sound Open House


Owner/Engineer/Producer Bart Rose has installed a new API 1608 analog recording/mixing console in the larger “A” studio at Fort Worth Sound Recording Studio and he wants y’all to come check it out! Since opening Fort Worth Sound in 2008, the studio has hosted some of the biggest names in the business like Pat Green, The Toadies, MTV, Los Lobos, etc. 

Our Brother, Nash, Has Fallen and Can't Get Up


Rumor is Jim Nash of our sister station, The Ranch in Waxahachie, was doing the Macarena when he fell and broke his femur in Mexico while partying with Steve Helms and Bo Phillips recently!  But here’s the story from the man himself: “I fell and hurt my hip. Went to the ER in Playa Del Carmen, they told me it wasn't broke.  Came home, and used crutches....

School Closures/Delays


Aledo ISD: Morning classes delayed 2 hours. Alvarado ISD: Closed. Alvord ISD: Closed.  Decatur ISD: Closed.  Denton ISD: Closed.Fort Worth ISD. Opening at 10am. Kennedale: Closed. Click here for full list.

THE AMERICAN Pays Out $1.1 million


$1.1mil goes to Bareback Rider, Richmond Champion.  The Richest one-day Rodeo in Western Sports History paid out $2 million to rodeo contestants on Texas Independence Day.  Cowboys and cowgirls from across the world gathered at AT&T Stadium for their chance at the $2 million dollar payout. Underdogs, legends and world champions competed in seven events on Texas...

Kevin Fowler - "Love Song" - Official Music Video


Watch the official music video for Kevin Fowler's new single, "Love Song"! From the new album, "How Country Are Ya?," in stores March 4. Pre-order here.

Sad News Out Of Bull Riding Community


Kent Cox, the trainer and handler of PBR's No. 1 bucking bull Bushwacker, was found dead on property near Bunyan early Thursday morning.  According to officials with the Erath County Sheriff's Office, units were dispatched to a possible suicide just after dawn Thursday. They said Cox was found on the property where he keeps the bucking bulls he trains. He was pronounced dead at the...

The Statesboro Revue "Huck Finn" World Video Premiere


The Statesboro Review official music video for "Huck Finn" was added on CMT Pure. Click here to watch!

Ranch Programming Announcement


We're happy to announce that Justin Frazell has been named the new Ranch Program Director. Justin will continue hosting what I've long considered, undoubtedly, the best morning show we've ever had on 95.9 the Ranch with Charla Corn. As his first act of business Justin has asked Shayne Hollinger to slide into the afternoon slot from 3 to 7pm and take on the role of Music Director and Malone to move into an Assistant Program Director position, continuing to host her mid-day show as well.

Goodbye 6MB


Much like the recent high profile departure of Josh Weathers from our music scene, tonight Six Market Blvd will say goodbye with a gig at their home base of City Limits in Stephenville.  The band, known for its fresh energy and zestful live show is calling it quits so lead singer Clayton Landau can focus on other endeavours and callings.  Landau will be pursuing other business....

Big Foot On Display?


The dubious display of so-called Bigfoot drew about 800 people to Trader's Village in northwest Harris County Sunday, during the first, and unexpected, Houston stop of the travelling spectacle.  "We got here a day early and we just wanted to show as many people as possible," said Rick Dyer, a self-proclaimed "master tracker" who says he killed the mythical....

Getting To Know Zane Williams


Find out everything about one of your favorite Texas Singer/Songwriters, Zane Williams!  Click here to watch the first of many episodes found on his YouTube Channel.

Miranda Lambert Launches Shoe Line


If we didn’t have enough reasons to love Miranda Lambert we can certainly add another. She is launching her own shoe line. The shoes are said to be like Miranda – “feisty, sexy, confident”. They will have the right blend of edgy and feminine….traits that Miranda pulls off perfectly.  These are definitely going to be a last.....

Wade Bowen Classic Save The Date


Award winning singer/songwriter Wade Bowen will host his 16th Annual Bowen Classic celebrity golf tournament and concert benefiting the Bowen Family Foundation on June 1st and 2rd, in Bowen’s hometown of Waco, TX. Wade Bowen and family established the Bowen Family Foundation, so funds raised from his annual charity event could be shared with many different organizations in need.....

God Bless Steve Fromholz


If you missed the article God Bless Steve Fromholz-IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR LATE POET LAUREATE written by Robert Earl Keen in the March edition of Texas Monthly, here ya go:  Refugio, Texas, 1975. Midnight. I’m babysitting a drilling rig on the Tom O’Connor ranch, trying to find a station, any station, on my ten-inch portable...

Four On The Floor Tour


When a band spends the bulk of its year on the road, its members are bound to have their share of trouble and strife. But only the truly talented are able to take those trying experiences and turn them into enduring art. The Randy Rogers Band is one of those few, and they've transformed coal into diamonds yet again on their latest album for MCA Nashville, Trouble. Teaming up for the first time....

Alison Krauss + Willie Nelson Set to Co-Headline Summer Tour


In case you haven’t heard the exciting news — music icons Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station will be kicking off a co-headlining tour throughout the summer. At various stops in the tour expect other artists to join them, including Kacey Musgraves and Jason Isbell.

A Haunted House Snaps Photos At The Scariest Moment Of The Tour


The Nightmares Fear Factory in Canada claims to be the scariest haunted house attraction in the world. And after seeing these pictures... they might be right.  There is a hidden camera that snaps photos right at the scariest moment of the tour. I have no idea what happens at this moment, but judging by these people's reactions... it's absolutely terrifying! 

Jason Isbell Doesn't Put Up With Fighting At His Shows


There are many reasons we love Southern rocker Jason Isbell, but the latest reason doesn't have to do with his music per say. On February 7 at Madison's Barrymore Theater Isbell and his band were starting up the song "Never Gonna Change" when Jason abruptly stopped the tune short after just a few seconds. What happens next needs to be seen to be believed...

Win $100 Cash This Thursday - CLICK HERE


Every Thursday night at Guitars & Cadillacs, everyone has a chance to win $100 Cash! All you have to do is dance, flirt and mingle, which is what you'd be doing after all. Five lucky people will walk away with a brand spankin' new $100 bill!

MJ&M Fundraiser


Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M), the joint fundraising effort of actor Matthew McConaughey, recording artist Jack Ingram, and Texas coaching legend Mack Brown, have announced that nine-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sheryl Crow will headline their Gala Night on April 24, 2014 as part of MJ&M’s two-day event in Austin....

Making Of A Music Video


On this week's episode of Charla Corn's YouTube series "Corn Fed", find out the story behind her single "In My Heart" and the making of her Official Music Video!

Reckless Kelly Celebrity Softball Tourn.


Mark your calendars for May 11th for the sixth Reckless Kelly Celebrity Softball Jam.  Line-up includes Roger Creager, Turnpike Troubadours, Cody Canada and the Departed, Wade Bowen, Charlie Robison and Micky and the Motorcars!  Click here for all the details.

KRH Acoustic Version of WAITING


From "Taking It Back" EP, check out Kylie Rae Harris performing her latest single "Waiting" acoustically!  Watch video here.

GRO & THE OPRY


The guys in Green River Ordinance are super excited about a special show on March 15 and they should be!  They get to play the Grand Ol Opry!  Other folks playing that night include Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Diamond Rio, Clint Black and Josh Turner.  Very cool news for the guys!

KM on ACL - VIDEO


Kacey talks with ACL about her recent meteoric rise to success and what's at the heart of her songwriting process.  Watch her interview here.

Brandon Jenkins Album Preview


If you're sittin' around and looking for a GREAT way to burn off 4:30 minutes, TXRDR has put together a preview of Brandon Jenkins new CD, "I Stand Alone".  It's available Feb. 18th, 2014 wherever awesome music is sold.  Click here to listen.

JB & The Moonshine Band Cover 4 Your Lover


I’m not a love expert, but I’m also not a dummy. So, trust me when I say there isn’t one person on this planet who wouldn’t like this. Get signed up to have JB and the Moonshine Band to sing and record an exclusive cover of you and your lover’s song.  Plus it doesn’t cost anything, and it’s arguably the best Valentine gift you’ll ever give...

Johnny Cash "Moving On" ft. Waylon Jennings


We’ve been posting never heard before music from Johnny Cash from his upcoming album Out Among The Stars for the last couple of months as it becomes available. Well, there’s a new song out there called “I’m Moving On” which is a rendition of the Hank Snow version. This one is particularly good due to the fact that it is a duet....

Be Charla's Valentine at Billy Bobs Texas


The chef at Billy Bobs Texas has put together a pretty incredible menu for the upcoming Valentine's Day Dinner and Show - featuring live music by Charla Corn. Call 817-624-7117 to reserve your table.  More info here.

Day In The Life Of A Ranch DJ - VIDEO


This week on Charla Corn's YouTube Series "Corn Fed", she takes you with her for a day in her crazy life!  From on-air at 95.9 The Ranch to taking the stage at Billy Bobs Texas.  Watch the full episode.

The Rusty Brothers Down Every Road - VIDEO


Check out the hysterical episode with The Rusty Brothers. Guys are never on time.  Click here for the latest Down Every Road YouTube episode.

New Single From Adam Hood - VIDEO


NEW ADAM HOOD! From the new record called Welcome To The Big World due out this Summer. "Trying to Write A Love Song".  Click here to watch the official video for "Hell of a Fight"...

Brian Keane - 20 Questions


Brian Keane recently answered questions for Brad Beheler of Galleywinter.com. Click here to find out "why playing with Randy Rogers Band was such a good gig, why tractors aren’t sexy and relates anecdotes about west Texas being a speed trap." 

Meet The Cole Porter Band - LISTEN


The Cole Porter Band is a genre destroying band out of Southwest Missouri with Ozark roots and a sound as distinct as their home. They're hard to pin down but they embrace the red dirt mind set and have made their own blend of country, southern rock, and red dirt just the way they like it. Their ability to fuse the sweet spots from these genres has attracted a fan base of welcomed diversity.....

Country Legends Team Up for New Album!


Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Merle Haggard all shared the stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (Jan. 26), but it seems that the three men have already been spending some time together, recording a new album.  “We’re working on one now, yeah,” Nelson reveals to Billboard magazine, adding that they will release....

Jeff Allen "Baby I'm A Liar" - VIDEO


Jeff Allen's acoustic rendition of the title track from the new "Baby I'm A Liar" EP. Get your copy on iTunes here.

Miranda Lambert and George Strait Duet - VIDEO


Miranda Lambert earned a coveted spot as an opening act for a couple of shows on George Strait‘s farewell The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, including a recent stop in San Diego. But in addition to taking the stage before the country music icon, the songstress also got to perform with him for two of his biggest hits....

Grand Champ Steer at Stock Show Sells for $200K


The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo grand champion steer "Here I Am" fetched $200,000 for his young owner Saturday morning.  Larry Anfin won the bid for the 10-month-old Exotic cross-bred steer raised by 18-year-old Flint Newman from Stanton, Texas.  Newman plans to put the $200,000 towards a college education.  He plans to study Ag Communications....

NEW/OLD Music From Wade Bowen - VIDEO


Love in the FIrst Degree performed by Wade Bowen & Brandy Clark (from High Cotton : A Tribute to Alabama). The album is in stores now here.

JAB Twitter Marriage Meltdown


Friday afternoon, the Josh Abbott Band Twitter account was causing a lot of excitment where the lead singer, Josh Abbott, was officially having a marriage meltdown.  His Twitter confessional (screen capture 1, 2, 3) began at around 3:30 on Friday afternoon and ended about an hour later. "At some point down the road, I'm going to write a letter to you all....

Josh Weathers Says Goodbye...For Now


As he confidently, strode out into the crowd during “Big Night in the City”, Josh Weathers had a knowing smirk and a poised gleam in his eye.  Strolling down the middle row of flimsy tables Billy Bob’s offers as glorified beer coasters, Weathers was in the midst of the show of his life.  It was all a boy from Tarrant County could have ever dreamed of.....

NEW/OLD Music From Wade Bowen - VIDEO


Love in the FIrst Degree performed by Wade Bowen & Brandy Clark (from High Cotton : A Tribute to Alabama). The album is in stores now here.

Curtis Grimes "The Cowboy Kind" - LYRIC VIDEO


Watch the lyric video to Curtis Grimes' new single "The Cowboy Kind" here.

Kacey Musgraves Returns to No. 1 After Grammy Wins


Kacey Musgraves has plenty of reasons to celebrate. The songstress, who took home two Grammy awards last month, reclaimed the No.1 spot on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with her debut CD, ‘Same Trailer Different Park,’ after her performance on the show.  The record, which won the Grammy for Best Country Album, has already spawned three singles...

Miranda Lambert NEW SINGLE!


Miranda Lambert has released a new single, ‘Automatic.’ The song gives fans their first taste of Lambert’s forthcoming fifth studio album.  Written with Natalie Hemby and Nicolle Galyon, ‘Automatic’ shows the singer’s softer side, painting a nostalgic picture of growing up in a simpler time..

Cody Canada Discusses "Some Old Some New"


Texas Music Scene recently took a Road Trip down to Third Coast Studios in Port Aransas, TX with Cody Canada as he recorded "Some Old, Some New, Maybe A Cover or Two." What a great experience. Cody and family make this a working vacation and were kind enough to sit down with us to discuss the project.  Click here to watch video.

Clayton Landua Brings the Faith! VIDEO


We preach, teach, believe and have confidence that Jesus came looking to fix the broken. Jesus came looking to have a relationship with the rough, the real and the raw. Jesus came looking to save the imperfect. Watch this story about someone in our church that is Not a Perfect Person.

A True Story - Pat Green/Clint Eastwood


Yesterday, we came across this Hunter S. Thompson-esque take on a Celebrity Pro AM golf tournament from the Facebook feed of Charla's Brother, Clayton Corn, and asked if we could re-publish it here.  He was kind enough to oblige.  This is one of the greatest stories we’ve read in quite some time.  Enjoy!  This is a true story.

Miranda Lambert Joining Burn It Down Tour


Miranda Lambert has been added to the lineup for Jason Aldean‘s 2014 Burn It Down Tour.  The pair announced the news informally on Wednesday (Jan. 29), taking to social media to engage in a playful banter that ended with the reveal.

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman


Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment Sunday of an apparent drug overdose, law enforcement sources said.  Police said Hoffman, 46, was found on the bathroom floor and pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators found two bags of what is believed to be heroin inside the fourth-floor apartment, law enforcement officials said.

Charlie Robison Gets Ripped Off!


Charlie Robison shared a link on his Facebook yesterday and you won't believe what another country singer from Ireland did with his song "Jon O'Reilly".  I swell a lawsuit!

Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials


It was a weak crop of Super Bowl commercials this year . . . sort of like the game.  But there were some stand-outs:  Our favorites were brilliant BOB DYLAN and his Chrysler ad about what makes America great . . . Radio Shack's reunion of '80s icons . . . and Budweiser's ad about the friendship between a Clydesdale and a puppy.  Click here to see took the number one spot!

Even We Can Appreciate Bruno Mars Halftime Show


Here's a good one: You take a Hawaii native who's only got two albums and four official years of experience under his belt and throw him into 40-degree weather to perform as the youngest artist ever to headline at the most-watched televised event in America.  It's no wonder some people doubted Bruno Mars would be able to nail Super Bowl XLVIII as the halftime headliner...

Military Appreciation Day at FWSSR


Monday, February 3rd is Military Appreciation Day at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and we want to thank a current or former member of the US Military with Box seats for the 2pm Rodeo!  Includes 6 tickets to the 2pm Rodeo on Monday February 3rd, 2 parking permits and our appreciation!  Enter your name in the comment section below and we will select a winner this afternoon...

NOW THIS REEKS OF COOLNESS!


Wanna see Todd Snider doing a Hayes Carll song while wearing a Cody Canada t-shirt!  Click here to watch his performance on Conan last night!

Best EARLY Game Day Commercial!


Watch Budweiser's Super Bowl XLVIII commercial following the special friendship between the Clydesdales and a puppy. Click here to watch!

Cops For Kids Fort Worth!


Since we house out of Fort Worth, TX, we always like to stay right with the law and help out whenever we can.  The Fort Worth Police Officers Associaton does so much to protect our community and have also been great partners year after year during our annual Pickin' For Preemies and Puttin' Fore Preemies events.  The Fort Worth Cops for Kids program is a 501(c) (3) non-profit....

ACM Nominations Announced on Twitter!


The nominees for the 2014 ACM Awards have been announced. A parade of celebrities took part in unveiling this year’s nominees via Twitter on Wednesday morning.  Fresh off her multiple Grammy victories, hot newcomer Kacey Musgraves scored five nominations.  Click here for the full list of nominees including the Eli Young Band.

Jason Boland Selling Limited Edition Guitar To Help


Due to health issues, Jason Boland’s brother-in-law, Charles Whited, is going through a difficult time. To help out his brother, Boland, has teamed up with a few friends to raise money by selling a special guitar, “The Fish Guitar.”  Here’s what Boland shared via his official Facebook page...

Reckless Kelly Record Wins Grammy


Kacey Musgraves wasn’t the only Texas rackin’ up Grammy statues on Sunday. Congrats to the Dodd Sisters at Backstage Design Studios and Reckless Kelly, their album “Long Night Moon,” took home the Grammy for Best Recording Package.  It was their second nomination. The sisters were also nominated for their work with Reckless Kelly’s 2011 album “Good Luck and True Love".....

Another TX Music Feat. on ABC's Nashville


Austin, Texas-based country music artist Sam Riggs (and the Night People) has quickly established himself as a knock out contender in the songwriting arena since the release of his new album OUTRUN THE SUN on Nashville-based Vision Entertainment.  Scoring a #1 hit music video on CMT Pure's 12-Pack Countdown with "When The Lights Go Out"...

H1N1 = 3K


We've got good news and bad news.  The good news:  The U.S. government is looking for volunteers to make $3,000 for nine days of just hangin' out.  The bad news:  You have to let them infect you with SWINE FLU.  The National Institutes of Health is in the middle of a massive clinical research study to try to find a cure for the flu...

Why We Loved This Year's Grammys!


From our Texas girl, Kacey Musgraves, bringing home two huge awards to the resurrection of the Highwaymen....there were many things to love about this year's Grammys!  The country music portion of the 56th GRAMMY Awards featured some strong performances and winners that definitely didn’t push the shock button...

Charla Sings With Mark McKinney


Charla Corn fills in for Bri Bagwell and sings "She Ain't Leavin'" with Mark McKinney on 95.9 The Ranch with Justin & Charla in the Morning!  Click here to listen.

She Likes the Beatles by WCG - Steamboat


I have been jamming WCG quite a bit lately and this was the second time I got to see him during the Steamboat MusicFest. I really enjoyed the simplicity of just him with a guitar and the rowdy crowd singing along. This was the last day of the Music Fest so people were having a great time.  Since this is one of those sing along type of songs I wanted to get more of that live feel to it....

Mark McKinney LIVE in Studio! VIDEO


Mark McKinney performing his new single LIVE in the Ranch World Headquarters with Justin Frazell & Charla Corn in the morning!

Turnpike Troubadour Music on ABC's NASHVILLE


Did you catch "Gin, Smoke, Lies" on this Wednesday night's episode of Nashville? You just might have heard a very familiar song by the Turnpike Troubadours at the Blue Bird Cafe.  This wasn't their first musical appreance on the show.  The song "Blue Star" was featured during Season 2...

RRB The Bachelor First Dance


Straight from the Randy Rogers Band facebook page:  So it seems one of the past bachelor's from "The Bachelor" is an RRB fan. "One Woman" is gonna be the song for their first dance this Sunday on ABC…

New Music from Jarrod Birmingham - VIDEO


Watch the official music video for the latest single from Jarrod Birmingham, "December Gone"!  Now that's country folks!

Pre-Order Early Morning Shakes and Get 1 Track Today!


Go to iTunes now to pre-order Whiskey Myers new album and receive the track ‪#‎EarlyMorningShakes‬ instantly!  Click here! 

Ashley Monroe Denies Pistol Annies Breakup


The Pistol Annies — made up of Miranda Lambert, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe — are not breaking up, says at least one member of the band.  The trio earned a fast and loyal audience after the release of their 2011 debut album, ‘Hell on Heels’ followed by their 2013 album, ‘Annie Up.’ They also....

March Madness Billionaire


As far as we can tell, this is the most lucrative contest in the HISTORY OF THE WORLD.  Even if you don't know anything about college basketball you've got to take a shot, right?  This year, for March Madness, you can become a BILLIONAIRE.  All you have to do is fill out a PERFECT March Madness bracket.  And it's free to enter.  Click here for more details!

New Music Tuesday!


Got out your checkbook music fans.  Great new music out today. Follow the links to purchase directly from the artist OR find your favorite music store online or in person.  We like to recommend you continue to get and support live music and purchase it from the the merch booth! DIG IN and ENJOY!!  Jason Eady, Brain Keane and Ray Benson!

"Coming Home" is Officially Out!


The new album from Brian Keane is now available on iTunes!  Click here to get your copy!

Meet Michaelis!


After JDar got to meet the beautiful Michaelis sisters in Steamboat, I must admit that I have been stalking them.  I wanted to find out more!  So I went searching to get the low down on this talented group.  I fell in love with them after this single quote: "No matter where we play, Texas is always home....."

John Fullbright's Song of the Year!


John Fullbright. This 25-year-old Oklahoma native has already built quite a reputation for himself. Fullbright's debut studio album, From the Ground Up, was released in 2012 to critical acclaim, then nominated for the Best Americana Album at last year's Grammy Awards. His song "Gawd Above" gets some other award glory, though indirectly. It's featured on the soundtrack for the Oscar-nominated film August: Osage County....

Steven Fromholz 1945-2014


Onetime Poet Laureate of Texas dies in a hunting accident.  Stunned, locals woke yesterday to mourn Steven Fromholz.  According to wire reports, the famed Texas singer-songwriter, 68, was killed Sunday in a hunting accident, when a rifle he was loading into a truck fell out of its case, hit the ground, and discharged – striking him. He died at a nearby hospital...

Fort Worth Stock Show Hatters


Stock Show visitors who wear hats and boots have a lot of options at the event.  But the ones who wear “shoes” rely exclusively on Jackie Long. “You got to be prepared for emergency situations,” says Long, who is the official farrier, (or horse shoer) of the Fort Worth Stock Show. “Yesterday a guy brought me a horse that had thrown...

Spring Break! Air Punch!


For those of you who prefer a bit warmer weather than Steamboat Music Fest, be sure to check out Rio Frio Fest, coming to you March 11-15th in Concan, Texas!  Float the river, or relax poolside while listening to your favorite Texas artists including Josh Abbott, Randy Rogers Band, Turnpike Troubadours and Kevin Fowler!  For ticket and concert information, click here.

Pre-Order Your Copy of Kevin Fowler's New CD HERE!


Kevin Fowler's new album "How Country Are Ya?" releases March 4th!  Click here to Pre-order your copy!

TV Alert - Rob Baird Song on WB Network


TV Alert - "Same Damn Thing" Feature TONIGHT!  Rob Bairds new single "Same Damn Thing" is being featured on the WB television show "Heart of Dixie" tonight!  Rob's single currently is #30 at TMC and ready to make a leap! 

Best Wedding Cake EVER!


Direct from Larry The Cable Guy's Facebook page.  He posted this picture with the caption: From a fan on twitter...my guess is this was a fun wedding!!!

Mark McKinney The Best CD!


The best is a collection of hits from Mark McKinney's first three studio CD's available now on iTunes.  Not to be confused with the actor and comedian from the popular comedy troupe the Kids in the Hall, Mark McKinney is a singer and songwriter from Austin, Texas, whose rowdy blend of country and rock and swaggering style...

Kacey Musgraves Kicks Butt in 2014! VIDEO


Not only has Kacey Musgraves been added to the list of performers for the 2014 Grammy Awards, but now she's been added to the Katy Perry Tour.   Katy tantalizingly teased a certain "HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT" on Twitter yesterday and, guess what, she did NOT disappoint!!! Today Katy Perry surprised her KatyCats with an extra-special ultra-delicious treat!

Don Williams Announces New Album!


Don Williams will release a new album this spring.  ‘Reflections,’ a 10-track album that includes cuts by Merle Haggard, Townes Van Zandt and Jesse Winchester, is set for release in March on Sugar Hill Records.  “The only description I’ve ever had for songs I choose to do is that they affect me emotionally and that, hopefully, they have something....

Brandy Clark on Letterman!


If you somehow slept on Brandy Clark until now, her network debut last night on Late Show With David Letterman wouldn't be a bad place to start. The Nashville songwriter's 12 Storieshelped make 2013 a great year for country albums by female singers, and while its precariously heartbreaking "Take a Little Pill" is the one that ended up on.....

Whiskey Myers "Where the Sun Don't Shine' - Exclusive Song Premiere


Gritty country-rockers Whiskey Myers are eager to release their third album ‘Early Morning Shakes’ on Feb. 4. A video for the band’s first single ‘Home’ was made available in November, and now they’re sharing ‘Where the Sun Don’t Shine’ with fans during this exclusive Taste of Country premiere. 

Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson to Perform Together at GRAMMYs


The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards are going a little bit country next year. A special GRAMMY Moment performance will feature Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Blake Shelton on the GRAMMY stage together.

Pastor Holds One-Minute Church Service In Order To Make 49ers' Kickoff


The very abbreviated worship service created by Pastor Tim Christensen of Gold Hill Lutheran Church (Butte, Montana) for the 11 AM service taking place at the exact same time as kickoff for the 49ers - Panthers NFL playoff game.

Johnny Manziel Bids Farewell to Aggieland


In a letter posted on the website TexAgs, Johnny Manziel announced his plans to enter the NFL draft after two unforgettable seasons at Texas A&M. Here is what the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback wrote:  To All My Friends in Aggieland,  After long discussions with my family, friends, teammates, and coaches, I have decided to make myself available for the 2014 NFL Draft. Read full letter here.

Larry Joe Taylor Fest! Early Bird Tickets!


Early Bird Ticket Special Now On Sale this week only!  January 13th-19th, 2014!  Get 'em while they're hot...right here!

Guy Falls Through Ceiling, Nobody Even Cares


If we summed this up in one phrase, it would be: Keep Calm And Carry On.  In this video from warriorcustomgolf, a man comes crashing down through the ceiling of a golf shop. Typically, this would cause quite the commotion. But not here.  No, rather than making any kind of stir or ruckus (as if the ceiling falling through wasn't enough), the two men in the video calmly exchange.....

Zane and Cody Come Together in Steamboat!


Another cool moment at Steamboat MusicFest 2014...joining Cody Johnson Band on stage in the big tent to sing "Ride With Me".
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Sam Riggs on YouTube!


Check it out!  Sam Riggs Down Every Road Episode 2 is now available for your viewing pleasure on YouTube.  Get a glimpse of what it's like on the highways!  Directed by Natalie Rhea Productions.  Buy Out Run The Sun on iTunes and click here to watch video....

Yahoo! Music Debuts New Whiskey Myers Music 'Shelter from the Rain'


This new year will see Whiskey Myers release their third studio album, and first since 2011. “Firewater,” their most recent project was a Southern Rock at it’s core — and the task of following it up will be tough.  But, judging solely from the teasers the guys have been feeding us the past couple months, their latest radio single....

Must Read Books Before They Hit Theaters!


16 Books To Read Before They Hit Theaters This Year!  2014 is going to be an exciting year for books and movies! In order of release date.  For example, Labor Day by Joyce Maynard William Morrow and Company Paramount Pictures.  What it’s about: Over the course of a Labor Day weekend in the late ’80s.  Click here for the full list!

EYB's New Album "10,000 Towns" Will Release March 4th!


Eli Young Band will release their Republic Nashville sophomore album – 10,000 TOWNS – on March 4 and the talented foursome is already off to a strong start. The lead single, “Drunk Last Night,” scored EYB the third #1 of their career and has been certified GOLD with sales already over 600,000 downloads.  "To still be making music and going through....

Will Hoge Headed to Letterman TONIGHT!


Letterman, or someone on his staff, has an apparent fondness for alternative-country, and this is good. Ray Wylie Hubbard, Jason Isbell, Dale Watson and Randy Rogers Band have all recently taken their talents to Late Night.  Will Hoge’s first album “Spoonful – Tale Begins to Spin” was released in back in ’97, but it wasn’t until Eli Young Band took a song he wrote....

Radney Foster Convinced Kacey Musgraves to Move


Kacey Musgraves has renowned tunesmith Radney Foster to thank in part for her success in Nashville.  “He was actually one of the people who really convinced me to move to Nashville, because I met him when I was in Austin,” the Texas native tells Country Weekly. “One of the things he told me was, ‘You’ve got to be present to win.’ And....

Man Raises A Duck In His Beard! Come on!


A man says he has been raising a duckling in his beard -- and he has the photos to prove he isn't a quack.  Reddit user Spongi said he failed to hatch chicken eggs but, somehow, a duck egg that got in the batch ended up hatching. Given the social nature of ducks, Spongi wrote on Imgur, he tried to provide enough companionship for the animal and, at times, provided little....

Granger Smith and Wife Welcome Baby Boy


Granger Smith and his wife are the proud parents of a new baby boy.  The Texas-based country singer and his wife, Amber, welcomed Lincoln Monarch Smith into their family on Tuesday (Jan. 7). The couple already have a two-year-old daughter, London.  Smith shared the joyful news via social media.  “With a full heart, I announce the birth of our son Lincoln. Mom & big sister...
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