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Monday livestreams

Sunday, April 12, 2020 – The Couch Concert Series continues with Ryan Griffin at 3 p.m. CT.

Tenille Townes (Martin Guitar's Jam In Place Series) 4 p.m. CT.

Niko Moon (At Home Concert Series) on Facebook and Instagram, 4 p.m. CT.

Laine Hardy's Ground I Grew Up On virtual tour stops at Wrangler Network at 5 p.m. CT.

CMT Next Women of Country Goes Live with Caylee Hammack and Cassadee Pope at 5 p.m. CT.

Randy Travis and wife Mary go live on Instagram at 6 p.m. CT.

Wide Open/Records/GCE's Chris Bandi goes live with Sounds Like Nashville at 5 p.m. CT.

Ross Ellis (Ross Writes Series) on Facebook and Instagram, at 6 p.m. CT.

Stoney Creek's Jimmie Allen is on KMLE/Phoenix on Instagram Live at 6 p.m. CT.

Charlie Worsham's Songs From the Sh***** continues at 6 p.m. CT.

Warner Music Nashville's Troy Cartwright goes Round and Round at 6 p.m. CT.

Sea Gayle's CJ Solar takes over KFGE/Lincoln, NE's Facebook at 7 p.m. CT.

Sara Evans' Closet Chaos continues at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Mark Wills goes Live From the Bunker at 8 p.m. CT.

Tuesday livestreams

Bobby Bones' Super Easy Trivia happens every Tuesday and Friday at 10 a.m. CT.

Maddie & Tae will answer questions about their new album, "The Way It Feels," at noon Tuesday CT.

Laine Hardy's Ground I Grew Up On virtual tour stops by CMT at noon Tuesday.

The Couch Concert Series continues with Adam Hambrick at 3 p.m. CT.

Triple Tigers' Scotty McCreery takes over the page of WYOT/Rochelle, IL at 5 p.m. CT, KWNR/Las Vegas at 5:30 p.m. CT and WTHT/Portland, ME at 6 p.m. CT.

WGTY/York, PA welcomes Gone West at 6 p.m. CT and Jameson Rodgers at 6:30 p.m. CT on Instagram.

Eric Brace, plays on the American Highways Facebook page at 6:45 p.m. CT.

Temecula Road, 7 p.m. CT.

CMHoF's Songwriter Sessions debuts with Laura Veltz at 8 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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