Traveling for the holidays can be both long and boring. Fortunately, podcasts can offer entertainment on the go without being too distracting. Why not spend that time learning more about country music and its storied history?
These are the best podcasts that every country music fan should check out.
‘This Nashville Life’
“I’m always looking for new ways to tell the truth, that feel different and fresh,” Bannen said on her website.
‘Cocaine & Rhinestones’
“Country music is wild and it is amazing because the people who made it were wild and they were amazing,” Coe said on his website. “Sometimes they went too far. Sometimes, the amazement we feel will not be the happy kind. You can say the same thing about any other genre of music.”
‘Walking the Floor’
The podcast focuses on interviews with both country and indie musicians. Across almost 200 episodes, Shiflett has interviewed everyone from Chris Stapleton to Vince Gill.
‘Chris Gaines: The Podcast’
Hosts Ashley Spurgeon and Michael Eades explore how Brooks created the character, his reasoning why, and also the impact of his one-time dip into a separate music genre.
‘Get Real With Caroline Hobby’
Hobby has interviewed wives of country musicians like Brittany Aldean and Caroline Bryan and also female artists like Sara Evans.
‘Voices in the Hall’
Season 2 of the podcast features various artists and figures including Kane Brown, Julie Miller, Linda Ronstadt, and also The War and Treaty.
‘Dolly Parton’s America’
“In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why?” the hosts wrote on its website. “That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking of one of America’s great icons. Join us for a 9-part journey into the Dollyverse.”