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.
Story Behind the Song: Lukas Nelson, ‘Civilized Hell’
""Civilized Hell" is a tribute to all the badass women in my life ..."
Tyler Farr’s First Time Hearing Himself on Radio? It Was Either in Ohio or Tennessee
Tyler Farr shares the story of the first time he heard his song on country radio.
Brandi Carlile’s ‘Life-Changing, Dream-Realizing’ Ryman Residency: 5 Reasons Not to Miss I…
Brandi Carlile lit up the Ryman during the first show of her six-night residency. Here's five reasons why!
Little Big Town’s Landmark Carnegie Hall Concert Will Bring ‘Theatrical, Cinematic’ Influe…
The band says kicking off their Nightfall Tour at the iconic NYC venue allows them to present the songs in a new light.
Dierks Bentley Has ‘No Idea’ Where His Next Album Will Take Him — and That’s a Good Thing
"I don't know! Let's go find out. Let's go look. Let's go investigate and discover, think about it and talk about it and go into the wild ..."
Story Behind the Song: Little Big Town, ‘Over Drinking’
"We'd thought we were done, but there was something that was just not quite there ..."
Jason Aldean Ups the Ante for 2020 We Back Tour With New Dates, Exciting Opening Acts
Aldean's headed back on the road later this year -- and this time, he's taking Brett Young and Mitchell Tenpenny with him.
Eli Young Band Gear Up for Spring 2020 Headlining Tour
EYB's hitting the road!
Tucker Beathard’s ‘Brother’ Takes on ‘A Lot Deeper Meaning’ After Younger Brother’s Death
Beathard revisited a song off of his 2018 album, 'Nobody's Everything,' in light of his younger brother's death.
Story Behind the Song: Jenny Tolman, ‘So Pretty’
"My favorite songs have always been woman-to-woman narratives ..."