Zac Brown Band Visits LA and “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

After their debut on “Saturday Night Live” a few weeks ago, the Zac Brown Band visited the Left Coast for an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” The group performed their latest single, “Homegrown,” which is currently sitting at No. 2 on the country charts. ZBB also performed a Jason Isbell cover, “Dress Blues.” The song appears … Read more

3 Americana Singer-Songwriters Pluckin’ on my Dial

I have a large amount of respect for the business acumen and hook-writing capabilities of  some of the foremost power players in Nashville– the Lukes, Blakes and Keith. Sometimes, it’s nice to have my brain chew on some disposable (pop-ish) country music as I navigate my day. But, more often than not, I prefer music with … Read more

“The Voice” Asked an Award-Winning Musician to Try Out

Jason Isbell, the award-winning singer-songwriter and former frontman for the Drive-By Truckers was recently asked to audition for “The Voice.” During this year’s 13th Annual Americana Honors and Awards show in Nashville Isbell took home awards for Artist of the Year and Song of the Year (for “Cover Me Up”), as well as the night’s … Read more

Backstage Access: Willie Nelson, Jason Isbell and Alison Krauss

Country Outfitter got to spend the evening with a couple of legends (and one of the most talented singer/songwriters out there) a few nights ago as Willie Nelson was joined at our local, Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion (lovingly called “The AMP”), by Jason Isbell and Alison Krauss (and Union Station) for a perfect summer evening. … Read more