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Check out this List of Country Music Blogs, Artists, Venues & Resources presented by Camp House Concerts! We have many friends in the industry and would like to share them with you. You will find various categories from Country Music Blogs, Associations, Artists, Music Resources and much more! We hope that you enjoy our compilation of links from around the web.
Music Blogs We Like
Country Clones - CountryClones.com is a place for country music fans of all ages. Here, you can find country festivals, country concerts, travel tips, discover new country artists, and catch a behind the scenes look into tour life and the music industry. Plus, you can learn about some of our favorite country boutiques. Check it out
Camp House Concerts - Sharing country music news and much more!
Country Music Life - CML gives you short descriptions in a way similar to Twitter. This allows you to skim through quickly without missing anything! Give this blog a whirl.
Country Music News Blog - First off, we’ll start this list with CMNB. You’ve got to admit, they have the best name for this topic. This blog covers everything from Musician’s Birthdays to up-to-date press releases from the country music industry.
Country Schatter - Over 40 different categories to choose from on countryschatter.com. They offer country music news as well as artists interviews and much more. There is plenty of great reading material here!
Country Music Tattle Tale - Interviews, Reviews & Lists… I’ll let them introduce themselves. CMTT, “Not some corporate entity, CMTT is a website for the fans by the fans. We write and share country music news because we love country music. From the low crooning of Johnny Cash and Loretta Lynn to the honky-tonkin’ rhythms of Travis Tritt and Alabama up until the current mega-stars like Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert.”
Everything But The Music - Blog from Sheena Hayden, the wife of musician, Rodney Hayden.
NPR All Songs Considered - This NPR blog is perfect for not just finding new music, but it also provides some brief background on the bands.
Saving Country Music Blog - Saving Country Music’s purpose is spelled out in its name. It offers news, opinion, reviews, artist profiles, music history, and the always-popular off-color pop country bashing. Saving Country Music primarily focuses on country, but also covers roots, rockabilly, bluegrass, blues, and folk music. First and foremost, Saving Country Music is a consumer advocate and an industry watchdog.
The Boot - Ahhh The Boot! This blog keeps you in the loop with your mainstream country music. This site rocks!
Twangville - Twangville….just sounds nasty! This is one of my favorite websites as the guys over at Twangville share the same mission as we do, which is sharing our love for country music to friends from all over! So what is Twangville? Well, it’s a music blog featuring Alt-Country, Americana, Indie, Rock, Folk & Blues.
Podcasts We Listen To
Country Backroads - In-depth artist interviews and exclusive content regarding country music.
Cocaine and Rhinestones - Cocaine & Rhinestones is a podcast about the history of country music made in the 20th century. This is about the truth. You don’t have to know what it’s like to drive a tractor. You don’t need to have spent the last 20 years listening to nothing but Merle Haggard 8 tracks while sipping Pearl beer from a can in order to appreciate these incredible stories and this genius music.
Discover New Music & Services
GNOOSIC - A service that will generate bands you might like based on your selected preferences. Enter 1, 2 or 3 different artists that you enjoy and GNOOSIC will spit out multiple artist that you might like! Check it out.
Musictonic - Musictonic is a amazing! You can type in an artist and it auto-populates every YouTube video that artist has. Give it a try!
Music Map - Music Map is known as the Tourist Map of Music! This is an excellent service.
Pitchfork - Pitchfork delivers everything music! They are not necessarily focused on the country music genre but rather open to all types of music and musicians.
Our Favorite Venues
Billboard's Country Charts - Billboard has the latest and greatest songs from every music genre you can think of. The best part is, they have ranked them placed them in a chart for everyone to see!
Ditto Music Blog - Ditto Music Blog has numerous resources for getting your feet wet in the music industry. Ditto has hundreds of great reads that will give you a behind the scenes look at what it takes to make it in the music industry
Resource: How Independent Record Labels Make Money
Press Release Point - This is your go to site for any official press releases regarding country music. However, why stop at country music? Press Release Point offers up to the minute press release feeds for many different interests including: Technology, Labor, Business.
Country Music Associations
Texas Country Music Association - The TCMA's goal is to aid in the success of not only artists, but also professionals, venues, media, businesses and individuals who work diligently behind the scenes to make it all happen. By building relationships we can accomplish much. The TCMA's vision is to be the most effective resource to protect and enable the music and artists who are from and entertain in Texas. Historically our state has produced a unique genre which transcends from shore to shore and around the world. Check out their 2017 Award Winners
Estate & Auction Services We Recommend
Sales By Bud - Bud Box auction services.
Lutz Auction Services - Dwayne Lutz
Boyd Grimshaw - Boyd Grimshaw
RWW Auction Services - RWW Auction Services
Real Estate Agents We Trust
Richard Hayden - Richard has been a trusted agent with nothing but good reviews from family & friends! Any piece of property you would wish to list or buy, Richard's your guy. For services in the San Antonio or Austin area, visit: longhornrealestategroup.info | For services in the Austin area, visit: search-austin-homes.com
Vacation/Hotel Rentals We Recommend
Bungalow40 Frio River - Frio River, TX
All Tucked Inn - Nixon/Stockdale, TX
Artist We Recommend
Most of these artists have performed at the Camp House and we highly recommend them for your next show or album purchase. Check out our post - List of All Texas Country Music Artist
Jilee Parker - Official Website
Josh Martin - Facebook Page
Peterson Brothers Band - Official Website
Raelyn Nelson Band - Official Website
Waitin' On Hayden - Official Website