The Official Music Video For Darius Rucker’s Single, “Wagon Wheel.” Below is the official music video for Darius Rucker’s latest single, “Wagon Wheel.” The song can be found on his album True Believers. I personally don’t rush to turn the volume up when the song starts to play on my local radio stations, but I don’t hate it either. I can’t really put my finger on my issue with Rucker’s version, but something is off for me. It might be that I think this version is a little too soft. If anything that is a compliment to Rucker and his ability to record such an easy listen. Like I said, I’m just not sure. But…whether you like or don’t like Rucker’s version of the hit song, I bet you will enjoy the video! It has several cameos and is just altogether fun! My favorite part is hands down Jase portraying the club’s doorman. Watch “Wagon Wheel” below and tell us what you think!
Darius Rucker Will Be Hosting The ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Tournament. The Academy of Country Music announced today that Darius Rucker will host the ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Las Vegas for the second consecutive year on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic, ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience, ACM Party for a Cause Festival, THE ACM EXPERIENCE and more will all be taking place in conjunction with “The Week Vegas Goes Country,” leading up to the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. The award show will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. The ACM Lifting Lives® Celebrity Golf Classic—the seventh held since 2004—brings together country music artists, record label executives and other members of the music community in a star-studded scramble tournament to raise funds and awareness for ACM Lifting Lives’ Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund, which provides immediate relief to those in need in the music industry.
Award-Winning Country Star Darius Rucker Announces Dates of the True Believers Tour Featuring Special Guests Justin Moore, Rodney Atkins and Jana Kramer Capitol Records Nashville recording artist Darius Rucker is calling all ‘true believers’ to meet him out on the road this summer for his newly announced headlining tour in support of his upcoming True Believers album release this spring. The 2013 True Believers Tour kicks off on May 9th in Estero, Florida, and will work its way through more than 20 cities across the U.S. before wrapping up in Clarkston, Michigan on June 30th. Rucker will treat concert-goers to tunes from across all three of his country albums, including current critically-acclaimed single “Wagon Wheel” and any number of his five No. 1 hits like “Come Back Song,” “This,” “Alright” and more. “This is going to be an exciting summer. I’ve got an album I can’t wait for y’all to hear and I’m hitting the road with a great group of artists. We’re gonna have a good time!” -Darius Rucker Joining Rucker on select dates will be special guests RIAA platinum-selling Rodney Atkins, top-charting country singer Justin Moore, and 2013 ACM New Female Vocalist winner and New Artist of the Year nominee Jana Kramer. Rucker will be offering two pairs of tickets to each tour date through an auction on www.DariusRucker.com with proceeds benefiting both the Country Music Association’s “Keep The Music Playing” initiative and the Academy of Country Music’s “Lifting Lives” program. “Keep the Music Playing” supports music in our schools and has funded music labs and more than 4,000 instruments in 80 Nashville Metro schools. ACM “Lifting Lives” is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music – its beneficiaries include the Holston Home in East Tenn. where Atkins was adopted as a child, Pattinson’s Academy in Rucker’s hometown of Charleston, S.C., and ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp, students of which accompanied Rucker in a very special ACM Awards performance of a song written and recorded by the campers, “Music from the Heart.” Darius Rucker – True Believers Tour Dates. May 9, 2013 | Estero, Fla. | Germain Arena* May 10, 2013 | Pensacola, Fla. | Pensacola Civic Center* May 17, 2013 | Savannah, Ga. | Savannah Civic Center* May 18, 2013 | Alpharetta, Ga. | Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park* May 19, 2013 | Knoxville, Tenn. | Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum** May 24, 2013 | Little Rock, Ark. | Riverfront Park** May 30, 2013 | Greensboro, N.C. | Greensboro Coliseum Complex* May 31, 2013 | Simpsonville, S.C. | Charter Amphitheatre at Heritage Park* June 1, 2013 | Virginia Beach, Va. | Patriotic Festival* June 6, 2013 | Morrison, Colo. | Red Rocks Amphitheatre** June 9, 2013 | Grand Prairie, Texas | Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie** June 13, 2013 | N. Lawrence, Ohio | Clay’s Park Amphitheater** June 14, 2013 | Buffalo, N.Y. | Coca Cola Field+ June 15, 2013 | Baltimore, Md. | Pier Six Pavilion** June 20, 2013 | West Long Branch, Continue reading
Darius Rucker Releases “Wagon Wheel” As His New Single.” Darius Rucker has released “Wagon Wheel” as his new single. The song is the follow up to “True Believers” and will be on his upcoming album, True Believers. Now this song is not new by any means…It was started by Bob Dylan and then later finished by Old Crow Medicine show. The song has become a huge hit, with practically everyone knowing the lyrics and everyone covering it. Including Rucker. Now I love a cover, but in this case I have to say I’d prefer the original. Number 1, I feel like the song isn’t old enough and way too popular for someone to already be releasing it again. Like I said, I love a cover. If Rucker played it at show, just for fun, I’d probably go crazy singing along. I’d even think wow, he’s really cool for singing that. But I also thought it was cool each time I heard numerous different people play it sitting around the fire having a few drinks… Now this is just my opinion and we want to know what YOU think! So, comment below with your thoughts on this matter.
Country Music Grits N’ Pieces: Brad Paisley Sings for Honey Boo Boo, Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer Living Together, Carrie Underwood Sells a House and More! Around here at CMNB we mainly just cover the facts, news and our own opinions, but we know we all need our fluff fix every now and again. To keep things nice and simple for you, we’re putting all of the country music gossipy tidbits (think who broke up with who, who wore what, etc.), plus other odds and ends that might be of interest, in one spot with the this weekly post of “country music grits n’ pieces” (cute, huh?). So, grab a cup of coffee, and settle in for a quick break! Here are this weeks hottest tidbits: Brad Paisley sings the “Ballad for Honey Boo Boo” on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Brace yourself. For awesomeness. Country couple, Jana Kramer and Brantley Gilbert are living together in Kramer’s Tennessee house. Too cute. [CMT] Carrie Underwood sold her old house back in August for less than she wanted. [countryweekly] Sad but true Taylor Swift has moved on from UK youngin’ Harry Styles. Moving on! [HuffPo] Miranda Lambert likes shiny things! [CMT] Taylor, Carrie, and Jana all made Men’s Health list of hottest women in 2013. Although, the year just started. So, the list might be a bit premature. [Men’s Health] Here are the Top 10 Dance Songs country fans shook their groove to in 2012! [MusicRow] Darius Rucker is featured in Southern Living, talks his ideal day! It’s very heartwarming. [AllAccess] Oh Randy Travis. What are we to do with you? [The Tennessean]
Your One Stop for 2013 Country Music Tour Details! In the past couple months there have been a lot of exciting tour announcements for the 2013 concert season from some of our favorite country music artists! From George Strait‘s final tour to Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley‘s co-tour there is a whole lot to look forward to in the next year. To help all ya’ll out, we’re gonna keep it all straight for you right here with links to all the details you need! We’ll be adding in the artists and links as more tours are announced, so be sure to check back with us often. If what you’re lookin’ for isn’t listed below try visiting this post’s sponsor CountryMusicOnTour.com! George Strait “The Cowboy Rides Away 2013-2014 Tour“ Rascal Flatts “2013 Changed Tour“ Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley “2013 Locked and Reloaded Tour“ Jason Aldean “2013 Night Train Tour“ Luke Bryan “2013 Dirt Road Diaries Tour“ Kenny Chesney “No Shoes Nation 2013 Tour“ Taylor Swift “2013 Red Tour“ Eric Church “Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour 2013 Dates“ Keith Urban “2013 North American Tour“ Carrie Underwood “Blown Away Tour 2013 Extended Dates“ Tim McGraw “2013 Two Lanes of Freedom Tour“ Blake Shelton “2013 Ten Times Crazier Tour“ Scotty McCreery “2013 Weekend Road Trip Tour“ Justin Moore: “Outlaws Like Me 2013 Tour”. Brad Paisley: “Beat This Summer 2013 Tour.” Darius Rucker: “True Believers 2013 Tour.” Rascal Flatts: “Live & Loud 2013 Summer Tour.” Quick Question: Who are you most excited about seeing live? Comment below and let us know!
Performers for the 2010 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo have been announced, and leading the pack is Toby Keith! The schedule for the 2010 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is still under construction, however it has been leaked that Toby Keith will be headlining at least one day. Other performers at the event include Rodney Atkins, Lady Antebellum, Randy Houser, Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker, James Otto, Blake Shelton, Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley and Jake Owen. Keep your eyes peeled for the full line-up which is expected to come out in January. Please remember that proceeds from the annual stock show and rodeo support Texas youth and education. The organization also seeks to positively influence the agricultural industry in Texas. your support and attendance go a long way!Country Music Photo Gallery