I’ve just somehow ended up in a band playing modern country (and classic rock, apparently there are no guitar players who can gig without playing a Santana tune…..). Country isn’t real big in my area, but a young fella just moved into my town from the bush and he is country to the bone…anyway. I had a look on youtube, and from I can tell Modern Country is what we used to call “soft-rock”, but with a banjo hidden in the mix to make it country. Anybody doing the modern Nashville tunes without a banjo/fiddle/steel player. It’d just be rock music, eh? The artists I had a listen to were Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Blake Shelton, some other dude singing about jack-up trucks and hot girls. Is this what country fans are into these days? Do they still want Alan Jackson and Garth Brooks? I really dig the new stuff, some great party tunes.