Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
Op-Ed: In 2020, Outlaw Country Isn’t What You Think It Is
Mickey Guyton may not sound much like Kris Kristofferson or Willie Nelson -- but in 2020, she's one of country music's leading modern-day outlaws.
Everything We Know About Luke Bryan’s New Album, ‘Born Here, Live Here, Die Here’
It's coming in August!
Peek Inside Kelly Clarkson’s Stunning Tennessee Mansion
Holy cow -- this place is gorgeous!
Walker Montgomery Has Plenty of Musical ‘Family Tradition,’ Past and Present
The rising singer discusses his '90s influences and the possibility of collaborating with his talented cousin, Dillon Carmichael.
Interview: S.G. Goodman Charts Complex Relationship With the South on New Album, ‘Old Time…
“Question the history of your roots, and where you come from, and the structures that make Southerners Southerners,” Goodman says. “I kind of wanted to put a question on that: What should we glorify, when it comes to nostalgia?”
PLAYLIST: Hear The Boot’s 2020 Artists to Watch in Action
Hear what Caylee Hammack, Parker McCollum, Brett Kissel and more have been up to so far this year.
Story Behind the Song: Ray Wylie Hubbard, ‘The Messenger’
"It was the first song that I wrote after I got clean and sober, like, 30-something years ago ..."
Everything We Know About the Chicks’ New Album, ‘Gaslighter’
The Chicks are working on their first new album since 2006!
Interview: Ray Wylie Hubbard Turns Friendships Into Powerful Musical Collaborations on ‘Co…
"I’m very, very proud of it, as a matter of fact. And it’s not just because [so many artists] played on my record. I value that I can call them friends ...”
Who Is Tenille Townes? 5 Things You Need to Know
Get to know the up-and-comer behind "Somebody's Daughter."