CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis native is making a big name for himself, after one of his songs was recently picked up by the largest radio station in North America. You may have heard “The Good Life” by Jackson Michelson on local country stations. A few weeks ago, SiriusXM: The Highway picked up the single. … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The Band Perry, famous for their number one song “If I Die Young,” has paired with State Farm to promote safe driving with the Celebrate My Drive campaign. The campaign is meant to celebrate teen driving, and put a spotlight on the responsibility that comes with it. The band, and the campaign, … Continue reading »
NEAR BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Thousands of people are in Brownsville this weekend for the Bimart Willamette Country Music Festival. These country music fans said the music so far has been great and they’re looking forward to the rest of the weekend. Hours before the concerts begin, country music fans like Keith and Kelli Strange flood … Continue reading »
BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — As they say, “if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it,” folks at the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival think differently. The festival certainly isn’t broken. But for them, that’s not good enough, so there will be changes this year. The festival is a five-day event and three days of music, but planning … Continue reading »
In the second episode of Hang Time, Oregon punter Jackson Rice interviews running back Kenjon Barner. Barner shows off his country music singing skills by singing Hunter Hayes’ “Wanted”. Rice also reveals his Barner’s team nickname.