Courtney Cole's first time singing in front of an audience was almost her last. The wide-eyed eleven-year-old spent weeks preparing to sing in front of her Louisiana church for the first time.
As my parents shared themselves with me through physical items and printed photos, I realized the way I will share myself with my future children and family is digitally. My virtual timeline will be accessible by a few clicks of a button. Social media is a snapshot of moments of our lives, all in one place.
Yesterday my 16 year old daughter and I had plans to get together with our mother/daughter friends in Westlake, a 45 minute drive from our house.
I don't care what country you are from -- or what age or color you are. If you love good songs, and the people who love those good song, I think you will want to be a part of Country Music's Biggest Night.
It was hard not to get emotional last night watching Miranda Lambert's vulnerable performance of "The House That Built Me" on the "Healing the Heartland" benefit.
Over all, Nashville, Tennessee is a magical place and I can't wait to go back. The 2012 CMA Festival was a week filled with memories that I will cherish forever.
His performance -- though heartfelt and adorable -- is subpar. He fails to impress the judges and no one's chair turns around by the time the song ends.
This is not, and will not be, a comprehensive concert calendar for D.C. and the surrounding area. This is my schedule. I do my best to go see the best shows our fair city has to offer.
So, Miranda Lambert is a tomboy who likes her stray dogs, her 1955 red pickup truck and her diamonds...not necessarily in that order, if you saw her Wednesday night at the Country Music Awards wearing Jordan Alexander diamond slice earrings!
Leave it to a couple of lovebirds to sing the praises of some of their favorite singing partners.
Hey, I like that Lady Gaga as much as the next guy -- or as much as most next guys -- but I couldn't have been prouder to be associated with last night's 44th CMA Awards.
In honor of the new book, Rolling Stone: The 90s, here's my personal playlist for a decade that gave us a grungy kind of hope, even if not all of that promise has been realized.
To know Lilith is to love her. Unfortunately, more than a few of her former paramours apparently can live without her.
When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.