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!
Garth Brooks Hints at Live Music Project in 2018
Garth Brooks reveals he hopes to release a live music project in 2018.
23 Years Ago: Brooks & Dunn’s ‘Brand New Man’ Goes Quadruple Platinum
Twenty-three years ago this week (Nov. 29, 1994) was a huge celebration for Brooks & Dunn:
Country Stars’ Thanksgiving 2017 Plans: Chris Young, Dustin Lynch + More Share
The Boot caught up with several country artists to learn the things they're most thankful for this season, and how they plan to spend the holiday.
Jon Pardi: ‘You Can Still Be Traditional and Win a CMA Award’
Jon Pardi reflects on his first CMA Awards win, for New Artist of the Year.
Garth Brooks’ Favorite CMA Awards Memory Is Something No One Else Saw
Garth Brooks recalls his favorite CMA Awards memory, and shares the categories in which he most likes to be nominated.
Luke Combs Talks in-the-Works Sophomore Album, Touring and Writing With Friends
Luke Combs explains how he and his friends wrote his freshman album, and gives an update on his tour plans and sophomore record.
At Kenny Rogers Tribute Concert, Stars Share Their Fond Memories of the Icon
During a media even prior to the show itself, The Boot caught up with several of the evening's performers, who shared their memories of Rogers and their thoughts on being part of his farewell event.
26 Years Ago: Garth Brooks’ ‘No Fences’ Makes Country Music History
Oct. 24, 1991, was a big day for Garth Brooks.