hook and barrel luke bryan hunting and country music feature

‘Tis Always the Season for avid hunter Luke Bryan

Holidays bring deep meaning for country music megastar Luke Bryan When he’s asked what’s his favorite kind of hunting, Luke Bryan is quick with a simple answer: “Whatever’s...
Hook and Barrel Laine Hardy Bayou Musical Sensation feature

Laine Hardy – Born on the Bayou

Musical sensation Laine Hardy has deep roots in South Louisiana As you roll into the little town of Bayou Barbary in south Louisiana, you might see the blue...
Hook and Barrel Ted Nugent

I AM A PRIMITIVE MAN  – Ted Nugent          

Ted Nugent – I Am A Primitive Man  Dirty hands make for a stronger heart and a cleaner soul. I just made that up. Well, I didn’t really...
Hook and Barrel Granger Smith Earl Dibbles, Jr.

Yee Yee! – Cruising Back Roads with Granger Smith and Earl Dibbles Jr.

Cruising the back roads with Granger Smith and Earl Dibbles Jr.  As a performer, one of Granger Smith’s favorite parts of his own show happens right at the beginning,...
Dustin Lynch country star feature

Dustin Lynch Country Star

‘Small Town Boy’ Dustin Lynch Makes Good—Again. Photos by Daniel Vorlet The word “Tullahoma” rolls off the tongue so smoothly that it seems like a...
Blake w/ Smithworks

From Concerts to Solo Cups

Blake Shelton is Changing the Vodka Game with Smithworks When one thinks of vodka, images of cold, clear liquid, with a nice burn, spring to mind. Vodka recalls cold...
Classic Sounds for a Modern Audience with Eastin Corbin feature

Classic Sounds for a Modern Audience with Easton Corbin

Easton Corbin a Modern-Day Standout in the Competitive Country Music Industry Growing up on his grandparents’ farm helped to make Easton Corbin what he is today. After his parents got divorced,...

Best of Both Worlds | Cadillac Three’s Unique Brand of Rocking Country

The Cadillac Three Blasts a Unique Brand of Rocking Country. For a country band, the guys in the Cadillac Three sure do look like rock stars. And they...
A Man of Many Talents Feature

A Man of Many Talents

Colt Ford Reveals New Layers on his Seventh Album For most of his life, Jason Farris Brown’s biggest focus was on sports. At first it was baseball, then it...

Right at Home

Budding Country Stars Cultivate Close Relationship—Onstage and Off Morgan Wallen isn’t sure why country music fans identify so much with the down-home themes he writes and sings about, but he sure is thankful that they do. 

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