Rare Contributor

Ken Churilla

Based in Chicago but often in Nashville, Ken Churilla is a contributor for Rare Country. He has been in country music since the early ’90s. His writings have appeared in THIS Is Country Magazine, Country Weekly and Chicago Country Magazine. In addition, he has worked sponsorship on major tours, in country radio, and has written album release bios for stars ranging from Martina McBride to Joey+Rory. Follow him @KenChurilla.

Watching Hank Williams Jr. and Kid Rock Rock Out Together Is a Sight to Behold Watching Hank Williams Jr. and Kid Rock Rock Out Together Is a Sight to Behold , Rare Contributor 5:28pm, December 18
Luke Bryan and Chris Stapleton provided a chilling moment during this amazing performance Luke Bryan and Chris Stapleton provided a chilling moment during this amazing performance , Rare Contributor 5:24pm, July 18
The story behind this Thomas Rhett selfie is going to melt your heart The story behind this Thomas Rhett selfie is going to melt your heart , Rare Contributor 4:10pm, July 13
Hearing Martina McBride nail this patriotic tune makes us all proud to be Americans Tag Your Flag Hearing Martina McBride nail this patriotic tune makes us all proud to be Americans , Rare Contributor 4:40pm, July 1
If there was an angel choir on earth, Vince Gill would be singing lead If there was an angel choir on earth, Vince Gill would be singing lead , Rare Contributor 2:27pm, July 1
Brooks & Dunn created the ultimate country moment when they invited these Marines onstage Tag Your Flag Brooks & Dunn created the ultimate country moment when they invited these Marines onstage , Rare Contributor 1:03pm, June 29
Everyone from George Strait to Toby Keith joined in on this once-in-a-lifetime country singalong Everyone from George Strait to Toby Keith joined in on this once-in-a-lifetime country singalong , Rare Contributor 1:42pm, June 22
Remember when a “rough and ready” Trace Adkins took on a baby-faced NASCAR superstar? Remember when a “rough and ready” Trace Adkins took on a baby-faced NASCAR superstar? , Rare Contributor 10:50am, May 20
The late Guy Clark joined Vince Gill on the Opry stage to breathe life into this beautiful duet The late Guy Clark joined Vince Gill on the Opry stage to breathe life into this beautiful duet , Rare Contributor 1:34pm, May 17
Flashback to the time when everyone was in love with Dierks Bentley’s curls Flashback to the time when everyone was in love with Dierks Bentley’s curls , Rare Contributor 10:45am, May 10
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani just put their love on display for the world Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani just put their love on display for the world , Rare Contributor 10:15pm, May 9
Fifty years later and Dolly Parton is still performing her very first radio single Fifty years later and Dolly Parton is still performing her very first radio single , Rare Contributor 2:10pm, April 20
Count the celebrities that made their way into this Brad Paisley star-studded music video Count the celebrities that made their way into this Brad Paisley star-studded music video , Rare Contributor 10:41am, April 20
Zac Brown collaborates with the legendary Marshall Tucker Band for a performance you must see Zac Brown collaborates with the legendary Marshall Tucker Band for a performance you must see , Rare Contributor 10:58am, April 19
Listen to the Lady Antebellum song that changed everything for the country trio Listen to the Lady Antebellum song that changed everything for the country trio , Rare Contributor 1:02pm, April 14
Billy Ray Cyrus is leading music stars in the fight against this politically charged issue Billy Ray Cyrus is leading music stars in the fight against this politically charged issue , Rare Contributor 11:20am, April 12
Luke Bryan gives fans an intimate look at the people he loves the most in new music video Luke Bryan gives fans an intimate look at the people he loves the most in new music video , Rare Contributor 1:05pm, April 4
Flashback to when Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina combined voices to wow everyone on “American Idol” Flashback to when Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina combined voices to wow everyone on “American Idol” , Rare Contributor 5:05pm, March 30
George Strait and Garth Brooks paid an emotional tribute to a fallen friend and it still brings a tear to our eye ACM Awards George Strait and Garth Brooks paid an emotional tribute to a fallen friend and it still brings a tear to our eye , Rare Contributor 2:08pm, March 30
Conway Twitty turned on the sexy with one of his most sultry chart-toppers Conway Twitty turned on the sexy with one of his most sultry chart-toppers , Rare Contributor 10:15am, March 29
Brad Paisley and Sara Evans sing a song of renewal and rebirth Brad Paisley and Sara Evans sing a song of renewal and rebirth , Rare Contributor 10:27pm, March 26
The whole world is about to fall in love with Josh Turner’s wife’s 98-year-old grandmother The whole world is about to fall in love with Josh Turner’s wife’s 98-year-old grandmother , Rare Contributor 2:48pm, March 25
Randy Travis will forever and ever remain a country legend thanks to this song Randy Travis will forever and ever remain a country legend thanks to this song , Rare Contributor 12:59pm, March 25
Kane Brown’s touching ode to his granddaddy proves once again that this guy is the real deal Kane Brown’s touching ode to his granddaddy proves once again that this guy is the real deal , Rare Contributor 2:13pm, March 11
Fans come together to mourn the anniversary of the death of a rodeo and country legend Fans come together to mourn the anniversary of the death of a rodeo and country legend , Rare Contributor 5:31pm, March 8
Watch as a 19-year-old Miranda Lambert sings for her shot at the big time Watch as a 19-year-old Miranda Lambert sings for her shot at the big time , Rare Contributor 2:15pm, March 7
Watch as four country legends took on one stage and made music magic Watch as four country legends took on one stage and made music magic , Rare Contributor 4:26pm, March 4
Kid Rock shows off his soft side by granting his biggest fan’s birthday wish Kid Rock shows off his soft side by granting his biggest fan’s birthday wish , Rare Contributor 11:01am, March 4
Take a look at the powerful Rascal Flatts video that changed everything for the country trio Take a look at the powerful Rascal Flatts video that changed everything for the country trio , Rare Contributor 6:50pm, February 15
Watch the sparks fly between Faith Hill and Tim McGraw during this steamy duet Watch the sparks fly between Faith Hill and Tim McGraw during this steamy duet , Rare Contributor 2:47pm, February 13