About Shauna "WhiskeyChick" Castorena

Shauna "WhiskeyChick" Castorena is a freelance writer for both Country Music News and Pure Rock News. You can reach Shauna on Twitter or Facebook.

Grand Ole Opry Introduces The Opry Box, Country Music’s First Merchandise Subscription Box

Opry Box on Country Music News Blog!

The Grand Ole Opry is introducing country music fans to a new subscription box, the first of its kind to be curated around country living, Nashville, and the Opry. Each season, the Opry Box promises country music surprises including themed Continue reading

Lauren Alaina Scores First Career #1 With ‘Road Less Traveled’

Lauren Alaina on Country Music News Blog!

Congratulations to MERCURY NASHVILLE/19/INTERSCOPE artist LAUREN ALAINA for scoring the #1 spot on the MEDIABASE Country singles chart with her single, “Road Less Traveled.” This is ALAINA’s first career #1. Kudos to UMG NASHVILLE SVP/Promotion ROYCE RISSER; MERCURY NASHVILLE VP/Promotion Continue reading

Darius Rucker supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Darius Rucker on Country Music News Blog

DARIUS RUCKER SUPPORTS ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL®  WITH EIGHTH ANNUAL “DARIUS AND FRIENDS” BENEFIT CONCERT JUNE 5 IN NASHVILLE, NOW AT THE HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nine years since visiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and pledging his Continue reading

Alan Jackson, Jerry, Reed, Don Schlitz Announced As Country Music Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

The COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME (CMHOF) revealed its class of 2017 inductees TODAY (4/5) in three categories. JERRY REED in the Veteran Era category, ALAN JACKSON enters in the Modern Era category, and DON SCHLITZ in the Songwriter category. VINCE Continue reading