Tom Roland

America's Labor Party: 26 Country Songs for the American Worker

America's Labor Party: 26 Country Songs for the American Worker

When Labor Day arrives Sept. 2, it represents a break in the repetition of the everyday lives of working-class Americans. That repetition is reflected in country music, with its frequent celebration of blue-collar vocations, but even in the occasional repetition of the word “work” itself. Tom Roland takes a look at the many ways country artists approach the topic of the daily grind.
Country Music: America’s Labor Party (feat. Spotify Playlist)

Country Music: America’s Labor Party (feat. Spotify Playlist)

When Labor Day arrives Sept. 2, it represents a break in the repetition of the everyday lives of working-class Americans. That repetition is reflected in country music, with its frequent celebration of blue-collar vocations, but even in the occasional repetition of the word “work” itself. Tom Roland takes a look at the many ways country artists approach the topic of the daily grind.
Florida Georgia Line's Journey – From the Backstreets of CMA Week to Headlining LP Field

Florida Georgia Line's Journey – From the Backstreets of CMA Week to Headlining LP Field

Florida Georgia Line could hear Hunter Hayes doing soundcheck for his performance on the main stage inside the stadium -- "I remember saying to Tyler, 'Man, it'd be amazing to be in there and play. How cool it would be to be there right now,'" Kelley recalls. "LP Field is one of those places in Nashville you wanna check off your bucket list of places to play."

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