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Upcoming livestreams: CST Facebook hosts trifecta Tuesday

Sunday, May 24, 2020 – Country Standard is hosting the following livestream concert on our Facebook page:

Tuesday, May 25
Daryl Mosley - 4 p.m. CT. Founder of The Farm Hands just released a solo album.

Tessy Lou Williams - 7 p.m. CT. Austin-based Tessy Lou, who dropped a new disc on Friday, plays traditional country music on this Country Standard Time record release party.

Dead Winter Carpenters - 8:30 p.m. DWC, who are based in California, celebrate their 10th anniversary together.

Monday, June 1
Heidi Newfield - 6 p.m. CT. Heidi, the former lead singer of Trick Pony, will have a brand new album out in late August.

Wednesday, June 3
Marshall Chapman - 4 p.m. CT. The veteran singer just released the well-received covers album, "Songs I Can't Live Without."

Other livestreams

Sunday, May 24
Tyler Rich, Leave Her Wild Sunday Brunch at 3 p.m. CT.

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

Trace Adkins, 7 p.m. ET.

Zac Brown Band, Sunday Live at 7 p.m. CT.

Monday, May 25
Lucas Hoge, Country Rebel Facebook live, 11 a.m. CT.

Mitchell Tenpenny, 4 p.m. CT.

Mitchell Tenpenny, #SingForStJude at 4 p.m. CT.

Lee Greenwood, Memorial Day Concert at 4 p.m. CT.

Lewis Brice, Monday Night Happy Hour at 5 p.m. CT.

Garth Brooks, Inside Studio G at 6 p.m. CT.

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

Lee Brice, Folds of Honor Rock and Raise Challenge Memorial Day Special at 7 p.m. CT.

Sara Evans, Closet Chaos, 7:30 p.m. CT.

Tuesday, May 26
Matt Stell, 11 a.m. CT.

Craig Morgan, Q&A and two-song performance, 1 p.m. CT.

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

Wednesday, May 27
Matt Stell 5 p.m. CT.

Chris Bandi, 5:30 p.m. CT.

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

Thursday, May 28
Ross Ellis (Ross Writes Series), Ross Ellis on Facebook and Instagram, 6 p.m. CT.

Friday, May 29
Ross Ellis (Ross Writes Series), Ross Ellis on Facebook and Instagram, 6 p.m. CT.

Chris Bandi, 7:30 p.m. CT.

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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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