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.

The legendary Ricky Skaggs will miss these moments alongside his longtime friend News The legendary Ricky Skaggs will miss these moments alongside his longtime friend , Rare Contributor 1:25pm, June 24
This story Patty Loveless told about Ralph Stanley will give you a reason to smile today News This story Patty Loveless told about Ralph Stanley will give you a reason to smile today , Rare Contributor 12:52pm, June 24
Watch Reba and Kelly Clarkson light up the stage with a classic country hit News Watch Reba and Kelly Clarkson light up the stage with a classic country hit , Rare Contributor 5:37pm, June 23
This Lonestar megahit remains an anthem for military families everywhere News This Lonestar megahit remains an anthem for military families everywhere , Rare Contributor 1:57pm, June 23
Sam Hunt takes on Merle Haggard in a new medley that might surprise y’all News Sam Hunt takes on Merle Haggard in a new medley that might surprise y’all , Rare Contributor 1:19pm, June 23
Jason Aldean talks Sam Hunt, and what he had to say might surprise you News Jason Aldean talks Sam Hunt, and what he had to say might surprise you , Rare Contributor 2:28pm, June 22
Jason Aldean reveals the one thing he does that drives his kids completely crazy News Jason Aldean reveals the one thing he does that drives his kids completely crazy , Rare Contributor 1:52pm, June 22
Everyone from George Strait to Toby Keith joined in on this once-in-a-lifetime country singalong News Everyone from George Strait to Toby Keith joined in on this once-in-a-lifetime country singalong , Rare Contributor 1:42pm, June 22
We just received some devastating news about one of the grand ladies of the Opry News We just received some devastating news about one of the grand ladies of the Opry , Rare Contributor 5:48pm, June 21
Kenny Rogers struck gold the day he recorded this catchy country singalong News Kenny Rogers struck gold the day he recorded this catchy country singalong , Rare Contributor 5:14pm, June 21
A country music superstar suffered a wardrobe malfunction that y’all have to see to believe News A country music superstar suffered a wardrobe malfunction that y’all have to see to believe , Rare Contributor 9:23am, June 21
Carrie Underwood transformed in front of our very eyes with this feisty 2008 chart-topper News Carrie Underwood transformed in front of our very eyes with this feisty 2008 chart-topper , Rare Contributor 9:13am, June 21
Flashback to the moment Luke Bryan helped his college buddy catapult to superstar status News Flashback to the moment Luke Bryan helped his college buddy catapult to superstar status , Rare Contributor 4:48pm, June 20
Watch as the legendary Brooks & Dunn school a young festival crowd of country fans News Watch as the legendary Brooks & Dunn school a young festival crowd of country fans , Rare Contributor 4:30pm, June 20
This pint-sized Johnny Cash wannabe is the cutest thing you’ll see today News This pint-sized Johnny Cash wannabe is the cutest thing you’ll see today , Rare Contributor 1:39pm, June 20
Miranda Lambert and friends floored us with this all-star take on a Janis Joplin classic News Miranda Lambert and friends floored us with this all-star take on a Janis Joplin classic , Rare Contributor 12:57pm, June 20
Thomas Rhett is helping make an incredible dream come true for wife Lauren News Thomas Rhett is helping make an incredible dream come true for wife Lauren , Rare Contributor 2:50pm, June 17
Patty Loveless made an incredible comeback with this heartwarming chart-topper News Patty Loveless made an incredible comeback with this heartwarming chart-topper , Rare Contributor 2:22pm, June 17
Chris Stapleton just agreed to be a part of one of the strangest concert pairings of all time News Chris Stapleton just agreed to be a part of one of the strangest concert pairings of all time , Rare Contributor 11:46am, June 17
Did this breakout country star really get rejected from “The Voice?” News Did this breakout country star really get rejected from “The Voice?” , Rare Contributor 11:39am, June 17
A country legend brings back a patriotic pledge that has the whole country talking News A country legend brings back a patriotic pledge that has the whole country talking , Rare Contributor 11:32am, June 17
This video proves that no one messes with Tim McGraw — or his fans News This video proves that no one messes with Tim McGraw — or his fans , Rare Contributor 11:05am, June 17
Keith Urban and John Mayer made one sweet duo on this dream collaboration News Keith Urban and John Mayer made one sweet duo on this dream collaboration , Rare Contributor 10:57am, June 17
Kenny Rogers changed country music history with this gamble of a hit News Kenny Rogers changed country music history with this gamble of a hit , Rare Contributor 1:11pm, June 16
This video of a 7-year-old Thomas Rhett sure served as a sign of things to come News This video of a 7-year-old Thomas Rhett sure served as a sign of things to come , Rare Contributor 12:59pm, June 16
Listen as Cam joins Lady Antebellum to belt out this incredible version of “Burning House” News Listen as Cam joins Lady Antebellum to belt out this incredible version of “Burning House” , Rare Contributor 4:14pm, June 15
Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley prepares to spend his first Father’s Day with this cutie patootie News Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley prepares to spend his first Father’s Day with this cutie patootie , Rare Contributor 3:45pm, June 15
Blake Shelton finally admits to the song that “stings a little bit” to sing right now News Blake Shelton finally admits to the song that “stings a little bit” to sing right now , Rare Contributor 12:48pm, June 15
Tim McGraw’s song of inspiration hits home now more than ever before News Tim McGraw’s song of inspiration hits home now more than ever before , Rare Contributor 12:36pm, June 15
Move over Kid Rock — looks like Luke Bryan wants to take a ride in the driver’s seat News Move over Kid Rock — looks like Luke Bryan wants to take a ride in the driver’s seat , Rare Contributor 12:25pm, June 15