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Thursday livestreams

Thursday, April 2, 2020 – Thursday livestreams due to the COVID-19 outbreak are:

Big Machine Presents Home School Sessions offers Music Class with Payton Smith at 3 p.m. CT.

RCA's Rachel Wammack goes live on Instagram at 4 p.m. CT.

KFRG/Riverside, CA welcomes Honey County at 4 p.m. CT.

Rebel Engine's Stephanie Quayle goes live on WQDR/Raleigh, NC's Instagram at 5 p.m. CT.

Hannah Ellis goes At Home With Hannah at 5:30 p.m. CT on Instagram.

Redneck Records' Jessie G takes over the page of WFRY/Watertown, NY at 6 p.m. CT and KUPL/Portland at 7 p.m. CT.

Dolly Parton's Goodnight with Dolly debuts at 6 p.m. CT.

Triple Tigers' Scotty McCreery has at 6p.m. Ct and is going live with WBWL/Boston at 6:30 p.m. CT, KKGO/Los Angeles at 7 p.m. CT and KXLY/Spokane at 7:20 p.m. CT.

Ashley McBryde goes Country Rebel Live at 7:30 p.m. CT on YouTube.

Valory's Avenue Beat goes Instagram Live with Kelsea Ballerini, Tori Kelly and Lori McKenna at 7 p.m. CT.

Cassadee Pope's Wine With Cass continues at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Sara Evans, 7:30 p.m. CT. Closet Chaos will happen twice weekly where anything goes...songs, fashion, special guests

Capitol's Jon Pardi goes live at 8:30 p.m. CT.

Friday livestreams

Temecula Road, 11 a.m. ET for coffee and conversation.

Craig Morgan, hosts Fridays at 4, 4 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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