1. Trick Pony's Ira Dean Thinks 'It's About Time' He Made a Solo Album

    March 20, 2015 8:59 PM EDT In recording his solo debut It's About Time, Ira Dean said there was a liberating feeling that came with being a solo artist as opposed to one-third of the award-winning trio Trick Pony . " It felt like somebody had just tore down a fence around my yard and I was a pooch running…

  2. Trace Adkins Readies 'Proud To Be Here' In Wake of Home Fire

    August 01, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Although Trace Adkins' new album, "Proud to be Here," arrives Aug. 2 through Show Dog Universal, the Louisiana-born singer has other things on his mind. "It's really been hard," says Adkins, whose Brentwood, Tenn. home was destroyed by fire on June 4 . "I…

  3. Montgomery Gentry "Freedom" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 3:34 PM EST Montgomery Gentry, "Freedom" (Columbia Nashville) Release Date: TBD The title of Montgomery Gentry 's seventh studio album reflects a mind-set that Troy Gentry says is "a little bit of everything for everybody," adding, "You've got some freshness to it, but…

  4. Montgomery Gentry Back In The Studio

    November 03, 2009 1:09 PM EST After spinning off a couple of No. 1 country singles from the 2008 "Back When I Knew It All," Montgomery Gentry is finishing work on the duo's seventh studio album. The set is due in early 2010, with a first single expected to be released shortly. "We've got all the…

  5. McGraw Joins ACM Awards Lineup

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw is among the latest group of performers tapped to join the bill for the 40th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Tim McGraw is among the latest group of performers tapped to join the bill for the 40th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Set for May 17 in Las…

  6. Trick Pony Stumps With Bush

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Trick Pony will be on hand today (Aug. 16) as President George W. Bush makes a campaign stop Traverse City, Mich. The band will perform for supporters of the incumbent Republican candidate immediately Trick Pony will be on hand today (Aug. 16) as President George W. Bush makes a campaign stop…

  7. 2003 ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners of the 41st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held at Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Hotel on Nov. 3. SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Craig Wiseman "American Child" "The Cowboy In Me" "The Good Stuff" "…

  8. On a Mission

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST First time out, Trick Pony served up radio-friendly excitement with just the right amount of beer-soaked edge, and the exuberant trio takes that concept up a big notch with its sophomore WB release. First time out, Trick Pony served up radio-friendly excitement with just the right amount of…

  9. Trick Pony 'On A Mission' To Prove Versatility

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted for Billboard.com With its eponymous debut, Trick Pony burst from the chute as one of country music's most successful new acts while establishing a reputation as one of the industry's premier party bands. With its sophomore effort, "On a Mission," the Warner Bros…

  10. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout You Rivers Rutherford Memphisto Music…

  11. Trick Pony Is The Real Deal

    June 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT At recent country music industry gatherings, there have been more than a few discussions about the new breed of country artist needed to break the format out of its current slump. Among the suggestion At recent country music industry gatherings, there have been more than a few discussions…