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Good Country Music Vacations.

If you are a country music fan , you may want to take a vacation where you can enjoy the shows, and the history of music. In Nashville,Tn You will find great nightly entertainment downtown. You will also find the Country Music Hall of Fame, Earnest Tubbs Record Shop , The Ryman Auditorium, and the Famous 16th Ave. Nashville is also the home of the Grand Ole Opry. Visit Music City is a great website with lots of information .

Branson,Mo is another great place to visit. There are hundreds of shows, lots of shopping and theme parks so everyone will have a great time . Here is the link for the official website for Branson.

Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tn. is a theme park owned by The one and only Dolly Parton. You can check out the website for Dollywood for more information about tickets, and lodging.

Where Do I Find Live,Local Music?
People ask me all the time, ” Who is playing this weekend? Where? What time? If you follow a band you can keep up with the schedule, or look them up on Facebook, or Myspace , But what if you dont know any.
Mahoning Valley Live is a complete list of local entertainers ,with dates, times ,and samples . Steve “The Professor” has created the site to bring The public and the musicians together .You can search the site for the artist or the venue . Here is the link to the site so you can check it out . Make sure you search for the Sara Warner and Friends Band.

Some of my Friends .!/pages/The-Double-Barrel-Boys/325357117496750

Songwriting Techniques
Everyone who writes a song has a different way of going about it. Some songs take years to finish, while others come together in minutes.Do you start with the music or the lyrics? I would have to say, one of the hardest things I have ever done was sharing my thoughts with others. Once I did and recieved a little feedback ,I don’t know why I thought it was so hard.Here are some of my songs , I would like your input on them . If you have a song you would like to share Please let me know ,Also if you have any techniques that you use to help things along, please feel free to post.

If you would like to learn more about songwriting ,check out the NSAI website.

What Do You Think About Country Music?
As I mentioned in my Bio, I am a big country music fan . I have decided to create this blog page to discuss the definition of “country” when it comes to music. Where do you draw the line between todays country and classic country music?

Many people say its the fiddle or steel guitar, some say its the drums and bass guitar. I have heard its the lyrics or content that set it apart. Whatever you may believe, I would like to hear your views on this .

Check out the Traditional Country Music Association Facebook page .

One of my favorite youtube sites , you can watch some of your favorite entertainers perform songs .


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