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Sunday livestreams

Sunday, March 29, 2020 – Many country acts are doing livestreams to reach their fans in the wake of the coronavirus. Sunday livestreams

Capitol's Adam Hambrick offers a coffee and a hymn at 9 a.m. CT.

Forge Entertainment's Lucas Hoge goes live with #SundaySessions at 10 a.m. CT.

Artists including Tenille Townes, Aaron Goodvin and Lindsay Ell will perform during the Diesel Bird Digital Music Fest March 28 and 29 at 1p.m. CT.

Romeo Entertainment Group's Couch Concert Series continues with Larry Fleet at 3p.m. CT.

Leave Her Wild Sunday Brunch with Tyler Rich, Sabina and friends starts at 3 p.m. CT.

Mark Erelli, who just released his new album, "Blindsided" on Friday and is Lori McKenna's guitarist, livestreams on YouTube.

Curb's Dylan Scott performs on Facebook Live at 5 p.m. CT.

BMLG Records' Danielle Bradbery goes Instagram Live at 7 p.m. CT.

WFMS/Indianapolis MD Isaac "Brooks" Wenzel welcomes Riser House's Dillon Carmichael for #BeersWithBrooks at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Abby Anderson, Payton Smith, Dan Smalley and more debut Live on Sweet March 28 and 29 at 9 p.m. CT on the Sweet app, which must be downloaded.

Monday livestreams

Romeo Entertainment Group's Couch Concert Series continues with Logan Mize at 3 p.m. CT.

Radio Disney Country goes live with Temecula Road at 4:30 p.m. CT.

WFMS/Indianapolis MD Isaac "Brooks" Wenzel welcomes MCA's Jordan Davis for #BeersWithBrooks at 7 p.m. CT.

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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