The 53rd Annual CMA Awards makes headlines again as host of the award show, Carrie Underwood spoke to reporters about how the women of country music lift each other up, encourage one another, and continue to support not only women in the industry but all women.
Nashville has always made its mark in a number of industries from the culinary world to entertainment. Country music and rock n’ roll stars, foodies and chefs, and countless events all pass through Nashville throughout the year. But this year, Nashville expects to grow even more, as Forbes predicates a boost in Nashville tourism due to the highly anticipated Ken Burns Country Music documentary.
There is no greater feeling than attending your first country concert. From the loud music to seeing your idols sing live to coordinating your best western wear outfits in the nation; country concerts are a big deal. But if you have never attended one or a little anxious about what you can expect, Jack Rickles from Rhythm & Boots NYC shared insight on what to expect at your first country concert.
Celebrities are just like us. On a Sunday evening in August, Selena Gomez, former Disney star and singer was pictured with Kacey Musgraves. The two met backstage at Kacey Musgrave’s concert. Gomez, who is usually rocking designer gowns on the red carpet, decided to dress in fashionable western wear with similar pieces you can find at Sheplers! Get the low down on Kacey Musgraves and Selena Gomez inspired country style and how you can recreate their outfits for a country music concert or for a girl’s night out.
Your first country concert is a big deal! Memories, friends, and hit tunes from your favorite country singers are all great things to look forward to! While you might have planned your ticket purchase and how you’re getting there, you may be wondering what your first country concert outfit should be! At Sheplers Western Wear we offer so many different styles to choose from, but if you don’t know where to start, our staff share what to wear to a country music concert.
Wearing cowboy boots in the summer – yea or nay? While some people may be quick to jump in and say nay, at Sheplers Western Wear we wholeheartedly disagree. We know that cowboy boots can be worn all year round and still be fashionable. You just need to follow a few simple tips.
Have you gone on your summer vacation yet? If not, it is probably coming up soon. Besides figuring out activities to do, sights to see, and the best food to eat in the area, you need to think about what you are going to pack. If you are headed off to Nashville or down to Texas, then you need some country vacation outfits.
For many, summertime means rodeo time. Whether you are seeking out the biggest rodeos in the US this year or you just happen to be in the neighborhood and looking for a good time, check out these upcoming rodeos and get your rodeo tickets. Also, do not worry; we are also answering the inevitable question: “What do I wear?”
You can’t talk about country music nowadays without referencing Mr. Blake Shelton. County music star legend, Blake Shelton, has taken the entertainment industry by storm with numerous hit singles since 2001, and an appearance on the popular TV show The Voice, all while rocking a causal and classy style of western cowboy clothing.
Who said western wear isn’t nice enough for a wedding? While some weddings require black ties and long dresses, others may call for cowboy boots and Wrangler jeans – it all depends on the setting. In fact, in 2009, only 2 percent of couples in the United States chose to have their wedding at a barn, farm, or ranch; but by 2017, this number jumped to 15 percent.1 If you got invited to a barn wedding, it may be the time to break out a little western cowboy clothing for a wedding.