Category Archives: Country Music

CMA Awards 2014/2015

Earlier this year I tried to find somewhere in the UK that was streaming the CMA Awards but to no avail.  It simply wasn’t being shown in the UK and there was nowhere that I could stream it from (that I could find).

I was delighted to find that the full versions of the CMA 2014 and 2015 awards are available on Youtube:

2014

2015

I’ve thoroughly indulged my country side over the weekend and watched both – though not back to back!  I will be having a look to see if anything is available prior to 2014.  I hope so!

One thing I did notice and was disappointed by, was the absence of Justin Moore.  I’m a huge fan and I was surprised to see that he had not been included in either, other than in a presenting capacity in 2015.  Other fans have asked about it and Justin comments on it here.  Here’s hoping for 2016 Justin!!

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Zac Brown Band, Wembley, 25.09.15

Zac Brown ticketsI’m excited to announce that my ticket arrived this afternoon for Zac Brown Band‘s Jekyll & Hyde Tour which is great because I feel like I’m suffering from a real country music drought at the moment!  The last gig I went to was Jason Aldean‘s Burnin’ it Down Tour in Corpus Christie in May and that feels like sooooo long ago now.

Some would say that ZBB isn’t ‘classic country’.  I think I’d have to agree.  The lead singer does have an amazing voice though and I’m looking forward to seeing them live. I have it on good authority that they put on a good show.  As long as I can dance I’m happy!

I much confess that I wasn’t familiar with their music until somebody on one of the country music forums that I frequent mentioned that ZBB were playing at Wembley.  I listened to some of their albums and enjoyed them.  They won’t replace Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean or Justin Moore in my affections but I think it will be a good night.

There was a minor hiccup when I found that the Premier Inn was fully booked but hubby found a Hilton next door so end of panic!  It is closer than the Premier Inn so it worked out well.

Right, I’m all set.  Roll on 25th September!!