Festivals & Concerts

Coastal Country Jam | Huntington Beach

"Hey, it's so good to be alive, swimmin' in sunshine" (Swimmin' in Sunshine by Billy Currington) - that's exactly what attending Coastal Country Jam is like. Located on the sand of Huntington State Beach, Coastal Country Jam is the perfect way to spend a warm Southern California day. Other than Tortuga Music Festival in South Florida,… Continue reading Coastal Country Jam | Huntington Beach

Behind the Scenes

Bill Snickers | Back to Satisfying Country Music Hunger

The Country Music Industry is often portrayed with fame, fortune, red carpets, bedazzled cowboy boots, and millions of loyal fans. Bill Snickers, former record label Promotions Director, has a different picture to paint. In the latest edition of the Behind the Scenes series, the Country Clones go one on one with Bill Snickers as he… Continue reading Bill Snickers | Back to Satisfying Country Music Hunger

Country Style, Festivals & Concerts

Metallic Tattoos | Festival Must Haves

What's a country music festival without shiny tattoos? Metallic tattoos have quickly become a must-have piece of flare that can spruce up any outfit. You can purchase these jewelry-inspired, temporary tattoos at a myriad of stores including CVS, Amazon, Claire's, Wal-Mart, and Forever 21, Flash Tattoos even allows you to personalize your own tattoos. Tips Traveling for a festival?… Continue reading Metallic Tattoos | Festival Must Haves

Artist of the Month

Brandon Lay | Artist of the Month

The Country Clones’ Artist of the Month for August is Tennesseean, Brandon Lay. Growing up in a typical Southern household in Jackson, TN, Brandon’s childhood was centered around playing sports, attending church and listening to country music with his family. Despite growing up and playing a variety of sports, Brandon’s first love has always been… Continue reading Brandon Lay | Artist of the Month

Record Roundup

Record Roundup | August 2017

Whether you're headed back to school or still enjoying summertime, we've got the perfect country music playlist for you! August's Record Roundup features some music from some of longtime favorite country artists like Joe Nichols and Billy Currington. We've also loaded this month's country playlist with a TON of newcomers like July's Artist of the… Continue reading Record Roundup | August 2017

Sip & Grub, Travel Tips

Nashville | Travel Tips – Part 2

Part 1 of our Nashville Travel Tips featured local attractions like murals, parks, and landmarks. In this post, we share some of our favorite restaurants and bars around town. Stay tuned for Part 3, coming soon! - Restaurants + Bars - Whiskey Kitchen - You can't go wrong stopping by this tavern-chic restaurant for any… Continue reading Nashville | Travel Tips – Part 2

Country Style

Summer Country Concert | What to Wear

Stumped on what to wear to your upcoming country concert or festival? Well, you've come to the right place! The Country Clones have put together a quick checklist of country concert essentials to ensure you've got the perfect western-inspired outfit for your next hootenanny. Step 1 | Top. You can style almost any tank, crop… Continue reading Summer Country Concert | What to Wear

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes | Steel Guitar Player

Hailing from Blakley, Georgia, a town of only 5,000, Kyle Everson has turned his love for steel guitar into a successful career. Kyle graduated as Salutatorian in high school where he went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Auburn University. Shortly after college, Kyle moved to Nashville to pursue a career in… Continue reading Behind the Scenes | Steel Guitar Player

Festivals & Concerts, Travel Tips

Carolina Country Fest | Myrtle Beach, SC

South Carolina has a new summertime destination on the coast! In June, the beaches of Myrtle Beach come alive as Carolina Country Music Festival (CCMF) takes over this popular beach town. For four days, country music fans from all over the United States flock to the Atlantic Coast for live music, zip lining, good food… Continue reading Carolina Country Fest | Myrtle Beach, SC

Festivals & Concerts, Travel Tips

Country Festival | Planning Guide

From South Florida to the Pacific Northwest, country music festivals are popping up all over the country. Traveling to a country festival is a great way to explore different regions of the United States and meet new people. Each year, we aim to attend a new festival, outside of Southern California. We've been to country… Continue reading Country Festival | Planning Guide

Artist of the Month

Adam Craig | Artist of the Month

Washington native, Adam Craig, realized his gift of having a real singing voice, at a very young age. As a kid, he would sing along to songs from legends like Martina McBride, Travis Tritt, and Tim McGraw. According to Adam’s website, his mother actually discovered his talent, “The windows were down, Martina McBride and Heart… Continue reading Adam Craig | Artist of the Month

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes | Touring Photographer

We want to give country music fans an inside look to life on the road. While it may seem fun and glamorous, there is a lot to be done before, during, and after each show. From concessions to meet and greets, and trash cleanup, it takes teams of people to put on a smooth, successful… Continue reading Behind the Scenes | Touring Photographer

Country Style, Festival Must Haves

Koozies | Tailgate Must Have

Koozies are designed to keep your beer can insulated and your hands dry. Otherwise known as beer jackets or stubby holders, koozies are a must have for any country concert tailgater. Koozies come in a wide range of colors and designs, and allow you to show off a little bit of your personality.  We have… Continue reading Koozies | Tailgate Must Have