Today’s Western Writers on Louis L’Amour’s Influence

C.J. Box, Craig Johnson, Jeff Guinn, and Joe R. Lansdale describe the impact Louis L’Amour had on their work and the western genre.

Song Premiere: Chuck Westmoreland’s “Prisoners”

Americana artist Chuck Westmoreland debuts his latest single “Prisoners,” off of his forthcoming album, Long Winter Rodeo.

Video Premiere: Caleb Caudle’s “Crushed Coins”

Singer-songwriter Caleb Caudle debuts his music video for “Crushed Coins,” exclusively with C&I.

“Westworld” gets early renewal for Season 3

HBO promises viewers more episodes of the award-winning sci-fi western drama. Barely two episodes into Season 2, Westworld was renewed …

Album Premiere: Jeff Plankenhorn’s Sleeping Dogs

Steel guitarist Jeff Plankenhorn gives C&I readers an exclusive first listen to his upcoming breakthrough album, Sleeping Dogs, out May 4.

Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Parker Millsap

Singer-songwriter Parker Millsap talks with C&I about his new album, Other Arrangements, due out May 4.

Song Premiere: Ellen Starski’s “Chasing the Sun”

Songwriter Ellen Starski debuts her new single “Chasing The Sun,” from her upcoming album “The Days When Peonies Prayed for the Ants,” exclusively with C&I.

Song Premiere: Brinley Addington’s “Those Kinds of Songs”

All-American country singer Brinley Addington debuts his new track, “Those Kinds of Songs,” exclusively with C&I.