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Cricket’s New Music Spotlight (6/12 – 6/16)

Sam Outlaw “Trouble” From the album Tenderheart Introducing “SoCal Country” artist Sam Outlaw! Outlaw made his debut in 2015 and has since been one of LA’s only modern country singers to earn international acclaim, including an AmericanaUK nomination alongside Sturgill Simpson and Margo Price. He’s also up for the US Americana Emerging Artist of the […]

Brantley Gilbert’s High Powered Gender Reveal

Brantley Gilbert and his wife Amber have a baby boy on the way! The couple learned their baby’s gender at a reveal party on Monday night (6/5), with Gilbert using a high-powered rifle to shoot a target that was filled with blue dust. While Brantley and his wife would’ve been fine with either outcome, the […]

Bronze Statues for Little Jimmy Dickens and Bill Monroe

Two Bronze Statues were unveiled Wednesday by Brad Paisley and Ricky Skaggs to honor two of country and bluegrass musics legendary performers.  The Ryman Auditorium commissioned statues to honor Little Jimmy Dickens and Bill Monroe in recognition of the 125th anniversary of the Ryman.  They were two of the pioneers during the boom in popularity of […]

Bourbon-Flavored Gummy Bears Made with Kentucky’s Finest

I knew you could soak gummy bears in Vodka for an adult party favor, but this seems a bit more refined! Sugarfina presents Bourbon Bears – gummy bears that are made with single barrel bourbon and feature “a sweet kick of Kentucky’s finest,” though they’re non-alcoholic. As for the company, Sugarfina is a luxury candy […]

Cricket’s New Music Spotlight (6/6-6/9)

Mo Pitney “I Met Merle Haggard Today” Written by Pitney and Don Sampson From the album Behind this Guitar There are probably some nerves involved when you’re meeting any celebrity, but especially when it’s one of your heroes! This Mo Pitney’s real-life story about meeting country icon Merle Haggard for the first time. “I was […]