Legendary outlaw country artist Waylon Jennings perhaps said it best:
Country music isn’t a guitar. It isn’t a banjo. It isn’t a melody. It isn’t a lyric. It’s a feeling.
Waylon is right. Country music is a powerful and earnest feeling that tugs on the heartstrings of every true fan. It has a history steeped in tradition and overflowing with tall tales and legendary characters who have captivated the hearts of fans for generations. Undoubtedly, there is someone in all our lives who is constantly humming an old Willie Nelson song or re-watching all the seasons of the hit TV show “Nashville.” Or, perhaps you are the fan, and you work day-and-night to write the perfect country song. The love of country music is very real and deserves to be celebrated. Use this curated country music gift list to give the cowpoke in your life (especially if it’s you) the perfect reason so let out a whopping “Yee-haw!”
Best Gifts for Country Music Lovers
This is the ultimate coffee table book for any fan of country music, and the perfect spark to strike up a great conversation with guests. Photographs captured by John Cohen offer unprecedented access to the full spectrum of legends and history-makers in the early days of the genre and showcase the true grit and glamour of musical giants such as Bill Monroe, Doc Watson, The Carter Family, The Stanley Brothers, and many more. The official release date is slated for August 20, 2019 so be sure to pre-order your copy today.
Whether out on the range or out for a night on the town, every true cowpoke needs a genuine cowboy hat, because the last thing you want is to be left out in the corral with the horses for not looking the part. This white straw hat with banded, silver conchos brings the wild west to life for any city-slicker and is sure to please men and women of all ages. As a bonus, the inner lining comes with an elastic band that helps compensate for any size discrepancies. So, order with confidence and start stepping out in style!
They say, “Home is where the heart is.” Well if that’s true, then the heart of every true country music fan is firmly planted in Nashville, Tennessee – the home of country music. Let this beautiful example of rustic Americana proudly display your affections for Music City. Carefully crafted from select grade pine and stained with either a dark walnut or weathered gray, these pieces are sure to be a welcomed addition into the homes of fans everywhere. If you also consider yourself to be a connoisseur of blues music, a heart can also be placed over the geographical location of Memphis as well. And while you’re at it, go ahead and pick one up for your home state – they make custom pieces for all 50 U.S. states!
This is a must-have for the “lil’ pardner” in your life. Boys and girls will all have a bounding good time with this inflatable PBR Bouncing Bull from Big Country Toys. Just like the real-life cowboys in the professional bull riding circuit, let your youngsters feel the thrill of a successful 8-second ride, or the more likely defeat by a bull who got the upper hand right out of the gate. Not only is this rough-and-tumble steer a lot of fun, but it’s also an entertaining way for kids to burn off some energy while learning coordination and balance. And if you’ve got a hard-core rodeo wrangler in mind, go ahead and pick up the official PBR chute and protective vest to match (sold separately).
In a world dominated by the newest and fastest, country music fans share a certain nostalgia for retro technology. So, forget about the online streaming services – this 5-disc compilation set is an absolute must-have for any country music fan. It celebrates the full spectrum of the genre ranging from Hank Williams Sr. and Johnny Cash, to Randy Travis and Alan Jackson, and to Toby Keith and Billy Currington. The carefully selected songs on this playlist have undeniably altered the course of country music (not to mention leaving some mighty big boots to fill). With the push of a button, send your loved one strolling down memory lane or diving deep into the vault of unexplored musical magic to discover a new gem in their catalogue.
Lovers may wear their hearts on their sleeve, but with this stunning bangle bracelet from Wear Your Music, you can show off your passion for the music you love by wearing it on your wrist. Get this…it’s made from real guitar strings! How cool is that? These bracelets are available in three stylish colors: teal, gold, and silver. Wear them separately to uniquely compliment any outfit or stack them together for an eye-catching accessory that is sure to be a great conversation starter.
Country music fans have a sweet tooth just like everyone else, and this souvenir Nashville chocolate gift set is a delicious way to celebrate Music City. Each wrapper commemorates some of Nashville’s top sightseeing attractions such as the Country Music Hall of Fame, Music Square, the Ryman Auditorium, and The Grand Ole Opry, among others. Perhaps you’ve recently returned from a Nashville vacation or you are gearing up for the trip of a lifetime. Either way, mark the occasion with these rich and creamy Nashville treats.
Art and music often go hand-in-hand, and this Taylor Swift themed coloring book for adults is the perfect combination of both artistic expressions. True, it is considered an adult coloring book because the skill level is higher than a children’s book, but even Taylor would agree that fans of all ages will have a blast rocking out to her music while filling the lines on these 16 different pictures of lovely Ms. Swift. Because at the end of the day, it’s all about Taylor, right? If anyone disagrees, just “shake ‘em off” and ask them, “Why you gotta be so mean?”
Like Kenny Rogers sang, “You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em.” Every hand is a winner when you’re holding the Country Music Legends Hero Deck playing cards. This deck includes 52 different country icons, each featured on their own card in a delightfully whimsical caricature style along with a tidbit of trivia about each artist. Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kenney Chesney and Carrie Underwood are among the included legends. Shuffle up and deal!
Have you ever wondered what real moonshine tastes like? Or perhaps you’ve sipped the sweet nectar already but have been curious how to make some for yourself. Well here’s your chance to find out. This 5-Gallon Moonshine Still from Suteck is sold as a complete kit with everything you’ll need to make your Appalachian dreams come true. Whether you have experience in homemade spirits, or you are a complete novice, with this kit it won’t take long before you’ll be kicking back listening to bluegrass tunes and sipping on some ‘shine.
Willie Nelson: The man, the myth, the braids. Not everyone can rock pigtail braids like Willie, but with this light-hearted novelty wig and bandana anyone can be The Redheaded Stranger for a night. Wear it as a part of your Halloween costume or give it as a gag gift to that “special” someone in your life. Country fans or not, everyone knows and loves Willie. Who wouldn’t want to the chance to step into his shoes for a night? If nothing else, it’s a great excuse to sing his songs out loud without anyone wondering that you might be having a nervous breakdown. So, strap ‘em on and ask yourself, “What would Willie do?”
Have you always wanted to learn to play the guitar but never knew what kind of guitar you should get or what type of accessories you needed? Wonder no more! This starter kit features a 41” full-size acoustic guitar with an all-wood construction which provides that smooth, rich tone that you want to hear. It also includes a pic, a strap, a set of extra strings and a gig bag to help you safely transport your axe from place-to-place. And it gives you all this at a great low price that is perfect for someone just starting out. As soon as it arrives, you’ll be able to unpack your new instrument and begin strumming right away. This kit eliminates all excuses, so don’t let another day go by saying that you’ll learn “someday.”
There’s no time like the past! Show off your vintage style with this unique wall clock made from a real vinyl record and fitted with a battery-operated quartz time piece. If that wasn’t cool enough, the record has been custom cut to resemble the Nashville skyline. Country music, Nashville, and vintage vinyl together in one fantastic example of functional art. This clock has it all!
Hundreds of your favorite country music artists are featured on this fantastic 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle from White Mountain. Brightly colored and wonderfully illustrated, you may not want to hide this artwork back in the box when you’re through putting it all together. Instead hang it on your wall and have a great time searching for the legendary musicians time-and-again. Or, put your friends to the test by sending them on a search for your favorite stars. Who knows? There might even be a name or two you don’t know yet, and this puzzle could open your mind to a whole new musical world.
Take your chances on the road to fame and fortune with the oh-so-brilliant Country Music Triviologies. Put your knowledge to the test with fun trivia questions about the biggest names in country music (past and present) while you work hard toward your “big break” and strive to make it to the barn dance on time. It’s part trivia, part board game, and pure country. Are you already an expert on all things country, or are you new to the world of country music? Either way this game is the perfect way to sharpen your skills and impress your friends.
“Howdy neighbor!” Show your southern hospitality and allow this country style doormat to properly greet all guests who visit your home by saying, “In this house, we listen to country music.” It’s a friendly way to say hi to your friends and strangers alike while also providing some levity for all occasions. This is an especially great idea for those who live in locations where the term “y’all” is less commonly used and is sure to turn some heads. Plus, you never know who might share your affinity for the southern drawl. Maybe your Amazon delivery driver is a country music fan too!
These stunning Ariat boots are a perfect fit for anyone who enjoys the rustic Americana style. Featuring genuine, full-grain leather and Native American-inspired fabric, these boots are the perfect companion for a night of twirling and spinning out on the dance floor. Rugged beauty and fashion-forward design combine for the full package with this lovely example of lady’s footwear. And with Ariat, you can feel confident knowing that you’re wearing a quality brand that is sure to last for years to come.
No cowboy outfit is complete without a shining, oversized belt buckle. The most treasured buckles are earned in the rodeo arena and are tough to come by for most folks. (In fact, a good rule of thumb is if you didn’t earn it, don’t wear it.) Other buckles however, like this simple yet beautiful vintage-style design with two acoustic guitars crossed at the neck, is a great way to tell the world how you feel about all things country. Date night, business meeting, or Sunday dinner with the family – wear it with pride everywhere you go.
For the fan on the go, nothing works better than the “Mama Tried” sports thermos. Inspired by the iconic Merle Haggard song, this double-walled, stainless steel bottle is perfect for keeping your morning coffee piping hot all day long, or your ice water chilly and cold on those blistering summer afternoons. Drink directly from the mug on your morning commute or use the built-in stainless-steel cup on your next camping trip with the family. And yes, this thermos is definitely “Mama approved.”
Understated and beautiful, these brass cuff links with an antique finish give a subtle accent to a gentlemen’s ensemble for all of life’s special events (or just another day at the office). Every man is his own person and should always strive to add some personal flare whenever possible. Let these cuff links put a little of your love for country music into the world as you go about your day. An added feature is the angle on the stem which provides optimal comfort, so you won’t have to spend your time adjusting and fiddling with your shirt sleeve. Plus, it allows others to have a great view of your wearable art.
Miranda Lambert has always been a dog lover, and she supports the rescue and adoption of pets in need across America through her non-profit foundation, MuttNation. With the purchase of this stylish custom-fit collar with antique brass hardware and removable red bandana, you will not only be helping your own four-legged family member to look fresh and stylish at the dog park, but you will also help support all dogs in need across the country. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to add some goodness into the world while also acquiring a product that you (and your pet) are sure to love.
Over the years, there have been countless country songs written about drinking beer, but practically none written about working off all those extra calories. That’s okay though, because thankfully this Zumba DVD is here to help dance away that beer belly while jamming to your favorite country tunes. With songs by your favorite artists such as Brooks & Dunn, Big & Rich, Charlie Daniels Band, and more, this high-octane cardio workout offers dance steps that are easy to follow so you can keep your focus on having fun and listening to great music.
Accent any room in the house or add some gentle light to the bedroom during the night with this ultra-modern and unique 3D lamp. Utilizing LED lights and convenient remote-control operation, choose between 7 different color options or phase in and out between them all. This lamp remarkably manages to showcase a stereoscopic 3D image of a country-style acoustic guitar on a two-dimensional acrylic material while adding tons of modern flare to your country lifestyle.
For a true music fan, there is no experience quite like a great concert. Large or small, there is something magical about watching a live show and being a part of the performance. Unfortunately, these are typically loud events that have the potential to cause some hearing damage. Most people don’t think to bring earplugs with them to a show, but they should. HEAROS High Fidelity Ear Plugs offer you, the music goer, with superior ear protection while also boosting the quality of the performance. By blocking out the crowd noise and harmful frequencies from the speakers, you will hear every single note exactly as it was intended without distortion or any muffled effect. Plus, they are ergonomically designed to provide superior fit and comfort for extended wear. Don’t catch a show without them!
Commemorate George Strait’s iconic song, “Amarillo By Morning,” with this unique artistic work that allows you the chance to literally SEE the music. The King of Country solidified his place amongst the legends of country music with this 1983 hit single, and now you can have a piece of that that history for your very own. Just imagine George Strait’s voice displayed on your wall for all to see. Order now because only 50 of these 11”x17” prints were ever made. Each piece is hand-numbered by the artist and comes ready-to-hang under glass and in a wooden black frame.
The Queen of Country Music has earned a place in all our hearts, and now thanks to this life-size cardboard cutout from Hollywoodprop, she can be in your home as well. Bring 5’3” Dolly along for all your parties and fundraisers or keep her in the office as a fun way to lighten the atmosphere. Along with her unparalleled music, Dolly is known for her warm kindness and generosity, and she is famous for saying, “If you see someone without a smile, give ‘em yours.” That’s exactly what she’s doing with this great gift for the country music lover in your life (or for you).
“Blame it all my roots, I showed up in boots!” Dress your new bundle of joy in a proper Garth Brooks inspired onesie with the opening line from his massive hit song “Friends in Low Places” printed right on the front. This clever outfit also has a double meaning for your baby by giving the hilarious idea that he or she came into the world already wearing boots. This preshrunk cotton blend is sure to put a smile on everyone’s face, just like your beautiful buckaroo.
It’s never too early to start planning for Christmas gifts. Add a touch of nostalgia and history to your list this year with a personalized tree ornament. Every time it is placed on the tree, happy memories will be ushered in along with a warm smile. When you place your order, simply add the name and year that you would like to use, and it will be laser engraved, painted and sealed with a polyurethane coating. In a world where the newest, fastest, and biggest gifts seem to get all the attention, go old school with this ornament and put some extra heart into your holiday season.