Tag Archive | country music

US: LGBT Rights Group to Honour Ty Herndon With Visibility Award

US: LGBT Rights Group to Honour Ty Herndon With Visibility Award

On Friday last, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), announced that Grammy-nominated artist, Ty Herndon, will be honoured with the HRC Visibility Award, at the 2018 HRC Nashville Equality Dinner on Saturday, March 17, 2018. “Ty Herndon is a fearless advocate for equality, and a country music trailblazer,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “He is changing hearts and […]

First GEM Fest: Sunday 17th July at the Phoenix Park Bandstand!

First GEM Fest: Sunday 17th July at the Phoenix Park Bandstand!

The very first Gem Fest is to take place on  Sunday July 17 at the Phoenix Park Bandstand, in Dublin. Little Gem Records present a free concert and celebration, with performances from special guests: Patrick Kelleher Roslyn Steer I Heart The Monster Hero Fuzzy Hell + more Where: Phoenix Park Bandstand (behind tea rooms/close to the […]

Listen: Lady Antebellum – Bartender

Listen: Lady Antebellum – Bartender

Here’s a great new one from American trio Lady Antebellum, Bartender, from their forthcoming fifth studio album. Hope you like it!

Watch: Drake Jensen – Scars

Watch: Drake Jensen – Scars

Drake Jensen’s emotive video, about the scars left from bullying, is very appropriate at the moment in Ireland, since the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn has just announced new regulations regarding homophobic and transphobic bullying, to be adhered to by all schools. Drake is one of Eile’s favourite recording artists, not only because of his […]

When It Hurts Like That – Drake Jensen

Before Steve Grand, country star Drake Jensen, who recorded this lovely ballad, had come out as gay in February 2012, after the tragic suicide of Canadian teenager Jamie Hubley.  The cause of his suicide was said to be homophobic bullying. Jamie catalogued his experiences on his blog You can’t break when you’re already broken. His death […]