Gayle Thompson has been a daily contributor for The Boot since it began in 2008. In addition, she has written for Rolling Stone, Country Weekly, CBS Radio and several other outlets. Besides writing, she loves traveling, cooking, entertaining and anything else that involves her husband and little boy.
Eli Young Band Talk CMA Award Nomination: ‘We’ve Worked Really Hard to Get Here’
The Eli Young Band are nominated once again for a CMA Award for Vocal Group of the Year, a category they've been named in every year since 2012 but have yet to win. But the four-man group says being nominated really is validation enough.
‘Austin City Limits’ to Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Prime-time Special
The PBS TV show 'Austin City Limits' is honoring its 40th anniversary with an all-star prime-time special. 'Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years' will air on Friday, Oct. 3, as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.
Martina McBride, Billy Ray Cyrus Honor Beatles
Martina McBride and Billy Ray Cyrus were part of a star-studded three-day event over the weekend (Aug. 22-24) to honor legendary rock group the Beatles. The two country singers joined with several other artists at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the the group…
Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White Prepare ‘Hearts Like Ours’
Ricky Skaggs and his wife, Sharon White, are only weeks away from the release of their highly anticipated first studio album. 'Hearts Like Ours' will hit shelves on Sept. 30, on their own Skaggs Family Records.