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Billy Ray Cyrus reached out to Lil Nas X when his song was taken off of Billboards Hot Country Songs chart

Country Trap is making a comeback and could be here to stay

Mitchell Kret // April 12, 2019

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has been making waves, signifying growth in the country-trap genre. Its removal from Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart only boosted its reputation...

Donald Beaman debuted new music for the crowd.
China released their second album Feb. 22 and is finishing their tour of the West Coast. Photo credit: Mitchell Kret

1078 Gallery hosts folk and country music artists

Mitchell Kret // February 25, 2019

The 1078 Gallery was flooded with folk and country music when it hosted three musical artists Saturday, Feb 23. Donald Beaman, China and Garrett Gray took the stage to share their craft. Gray celebrated...

Rising country music artist, Frank Ray, performed at Chico State Feb. 1. The set included their original song Every Time You Run. Photo credit: Hannah Yeager

Rising country music artist performs at Chico State

Hannah Yeager // February 4, 2018

The second concert hosted by Associated Student Productions lit up the Bell Memorial Union with up-and-coming country artist, Frank Ray. Ray falls in the contemporary pop-country genre and dazzled the...

The Band Perry during their show in Reno, Nevada. Photo credit: Rylee Pedotti

The Band Perry talks new sound, resilient ‘Comeback’

Rylee Pedotti // September 26, 2016

When I asked The Band Perry to describe their future direction in one word, these were their replies: Kimberly: Future. Neil: Forward. Reid: Fun. For siblings Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry,...

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