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.
Chris Young Extends Headlining 2018 Losing Sleep Tour … Again
Young's added more fall dates to his 2018 trek!
95 Years Ago: The Grand Ole Opry Begins Broadcasting
Nov. 28, 1925, was an historic day for country music.
Garth Brooks Loves Having Mitch Rossell Out on the Road With Him
When Garth Brooks kicked off his World Tour three years ago, in September of 2014, he knew there would be plenty of highlights, but a highlight that Brooks could not have expected is a special tour guest: singer-songwriter Mitch Rossell.
‘CMA Country Christmas’ 2017 Performers Talk Singing Timeless Holiday Tunes
The Boot chatted with several 'CMA Country Christmas' 2017 performers about singing classic holiday songs during the show.
29 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Hits No. 1 With ‘Shameless’
On Nov. 16, 1991, Brooks earned his seventh No. 1 single with the tune "Shameless."
Garth Brooks Credits His Band and Crew for CMA Awards Win
Garth Brooks says it's his band and crew who help make him successful, and helped him with the CMA for Entertainer of the Year again in 2017.
18 Years Ago: Alan Jackson Wins Five CMA Awards
On Nov. 6, 2002, Jackson had plenty of reasons to celebrate -- five, in fact.
13 Years Ago: Hank Thompson Dies From Lung Cancer
The singer was 82 years old.
6 Best Parts of the Eagles One-Night-Only Grand Ole Opry Appearance
The Eagles played the Grand Ole Opry House on Sunday night (Oct. 29), as a special event to promote SiriusXM's Hotel California channel. The Eagles-centric satellite radio channel will launch in mid-November and stay on air through the holidays.