Mike Thiel is a midwestern Millennial multimediaist with an appreciation for alliteration. (It’s all true!) His stories, photos and videos can be found on the USA Today Network, Taste of Country Network and other entertainment publications and websites around the world. Thiel has created numerous enterprise entertainment features and regularly interviews musicians, comedians, athletes, reality stars, movie producers and more. Currently based in Nashville, Thiel is exploring Music City’s evolving music and nightlife scene and is also a musician himself.
Hear Zac Brown Band and Kacey Musgraves’ John Prine Cover
Zac Brown Band recently teamed with Kacey Musgraves to record "All the Best," another previewed song from ZBB's forthcoming album, Welcome Home.
Willie Nelson Launching Outlaw Music Festival Tour With Bob Dylan, Sheryl Crow
Willie Nelson is launching a summer tour that’s as genre-bending as the country icon’s never ending music catalog.
Lady Antebellum’s Kids, Spouses Inspired Songs on Upcoming Album
Lady Antebellum's long awaited album Heart Break drops June 9, and the trio recently shared the inspiration behind their new songs with Taste of Country.
Brad Paisley to Perform Disco Hits at Alzheimer’s Association Benefit
This June, Brad Paisley will shake his groove thing at a disco party aimed at raising awareness and funds to battle Alzheimer’s disease.
Jason Aldean Earns 19th No. 1 With ‘Any Ol Barstool’
Jason Aldean stamps his name to his 19th No. 1 hit with the recent rise of "Any Ol Barstool."
Trace Adkins Reveals Hit Songs He Passed On
Trace Adkins has passed on some songs that went on to be huge hits for other artists.
Canaan Smith on Miranda Lambert: ‘It’s Sexy When Women Do What They Want’
Miranda Lambert has officially been named-checked by Canaan Smith.
Darius Rucker Announces 2017 Darius and Friends Concert for St. Jude
Darius Rucker has announced his 2017 Darius and Friends concert.
Kenny Chesney Announces Four New Summer Shows
Those looking to get their Kenny Chesney fix this summer have four more chances to catch the buzz.
‘Nashville’ Renewed for a Sixth Season
CMT has announced that the hit country music drama Nashville will return for a sixth season.
Jana Kramer Appearing in Hallmark Channel’s ‘Love at First Bark’
This spring, country singer/actress Jana Kramer is bringing her skills back to the small screen, as she stars in Hallmark's made-for-television film Love at First Bark.
Thomas Rhett Partnering With Dad and Jay Z for New Publishing Company
Thomas Rhett is teaming with his longtime manager, Virginia Davis, his father and well-known songwriter Rhett Akins and rapper Jay Z's Roc Nation to create a new Nashville publishing company: Home Team Publishing.