Festivals & Concerts, Travel Tips

Watershed Festival | George, WA

Located at the iconic Gorge Amphitheater in George, Washington, Watershed Festival is another bucket list style country music festival for any country music fan. Also home to the Sasquatch Music Festival, the views from the open air Gorge Amphitheater are unlike any other. The venue sits along the Columbia River, which makes for a stunning… Continue reading Watershed Festival | George, WA

Record Roundup

Record Roundup | October 2017

In the wake of the horrific tragedy at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, we wanted to share some of the best meaningful country songs. Although the Country Clones weren't at this festival, we are so shaken up, along with the rest of the world, by this terrible event. Dozens of our friends, both… Continue reading Record Roundup | October 2017

Festival Must Haves

Selfie Remote | Festival Must Have

Lets face it, although selfie sticks look completely ridiculous, they are the perfect tool for capturing the group selfie. Selfie sticks are no longer accepted everywhere in public. They have been banned from theme parks, county fairs, and country music festivals. Since selfie photos aren’t going anywhere, we’ve got a new selfie tool to help… Continue reading Selfie Remote | Festival Must Have

Country Style

Tumbleroot | Country Boutique

Finding a go-to shop for all of your country concert and festival needs can be a struggle. Look no further than Tumbleroot Apparel! From tanks to sweaters and koozies to jewelry, this country-inspired boutique has it all! Based in Central California, Tumbleroot prides itself on American-made products perfect for your next country concert. This country boutique… Continue reading Tumbleroot | Country Boutique

Artist of the Month

Ashley McBryde | Artist of the Month

By now you have probably heard “A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega” if you’re a frequent listener of The Highway on Sirus XM Radio. This twangy country song about having the worst day ever is Ashley McBryde's debut single, and has become one of our most-played country songs. Naming Ashley McBryde as our first female… Continue reading Ashley McBryde | Artist of the Month

Record Roundup

Record Roundup | September 2017

Pumpkin spice lattes are here and school is back in session... how has summer already come and gone?! Don't worry, we've got the best country music tunes to keep you cruising along with what's left of the warm weather. September's Record Roundup features some of our favorites from Travis Tritt and Darius Rucker, along with… Continue reading Record Roundup | September 2017

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes | KSON Radio DJ

Invented in the late 1800s, the radio was first used to communicate with ships out at sea. During WWI and WWII, media outlets used the radio to relay news to the public. Radio has since evolved from solely a news outlet into an entertainment channel. These days, we have hundreds of stations to choose from… Continue reading Behind the Scenes | KSON Radio DJ

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

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