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Illinois State Fair Announces Lineup: Jake Owen, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town and More

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The Illinois State Fair, to be held August 11-21 in Springfield this summer, has announced its entertainment lineup for this year- which includes country superstars Jake Owen, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town and more. August 14th: Jake Owen and Old Dominion August 16th: Dierks Bentley and Tucker Beathard August 19th: Cole Swindell, Kane Brown, LANco and Jon Langston August 20th: Little Big Town and David Nail August 21st: ZZ Top and Gregg Allman For full details, ...

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Album Review: Elizabeth Lyons’ “I’ve Never” EP

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iTunes chart-topper and Chicago-native country artist Elizabeth Lyons continues to impress with her latest release- I’ve Never. The six-song EP features Lyons’ signature pop country spunk and sincere lyrics. This release is a welcomed follow up to Lyons’ 2014 single “#PartyRules” (watch the music video here). This EP is a culmination of Lyons’ hard work, songwriting and performing over the past three years. ...

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The Grand Opening of Joe’s Live Rosemont Rocked Our Socks Off


Chicagoans beloved country venue Joe’s Bar officially opened a second location last night in Rosemont. Frankie Ballard (“Sunshine and Whiskey,” “Helluva Night”) played the grand opening of Joe’s Live Rosemont, which is conveniently conjoined with the new Bub City Rosemont location. From the live music and delectable Bub City BBQ to the country decor, the new location overall gets a BIG thumbs up ...

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Ben Bradford to Play Bub City Thursday 2/18


Bub City is known for bringing the hottest country newcomers to Chicago week after week. This Thursday is no different as Bub City is set to kick off their weekend with Memphis native Ben Bradford. Check out our interview with him (and watch the video for his latest single!) below. Thursday, February 18th, 2016 Bub City, 10pm   Chicagoland Country (CLC): Describe some ...

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2016 ACM Nominees Announced

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The Academy of Country Music has announced its 2016 nominees for the 51st annual awards, which will be hosted this year by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley. The program will air on April 3rd on CBS. Below is a list of the on-camera awards. Who has your vote? Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean Garth Brooks Luke Bryan Eric Church Miranda Lambert ...

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February Chicago Country Concerts


February Chicago Country Concerts It’s almost February, y’all! And sharing the spotlight with holidays like Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras this month are also a ton of great country concerts. Below are some of the ones we’re most excited for. Which ones will you be at? 3rd- Wynonna Judd at City Winery (Chicago, IL) 4th- Chris Young and Cassadee Pope at the Rosemont Theatre (Rosemont, IL) ...

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