Willie Nelson - On the Road to 80
"The director of 1980's 'Honeysuckle Rose,' in which Willie was to act, mentioned he was looking for a road song for the film, and Willie said, 'How about On the road again, I can't wait to get on the road again'" and thus, just like that, another signature song was born.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Great Country Songbook
Australian country music legends Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey team up for their new album together: The Great Country Songbook.
Merle Haggard receives honorary doctorate
Country icon Merle Haggard can add doctor to his resume after receiving an honorary degree on Friday .
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Country Artist Tyler Brant Harrison Signs with National Music Services.
Tyler Brant Harrison signs with National Music Services under their Artist Management division and is signing a deal with Fusion Records Nashville.
Singer Merle Haggard given honorary doctorate
Merle Haggard, one of the 2010 Kennedy Center honorees, poses for the formal class photo with his fellow honorees following the formal Artist's Dinner at the United States Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 4, 2010.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
North Texas e-News
Country legend Merle Haggard to appear at Greenville Municipal Auditorium
The GMA and United Way of Hunt County are proud to present Country Music Legend Merle Haggard featuring Hunt County's own John David Kent in concert on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the GMA, 2821 Washington Street, Greenville, Texas.
Colorado Springs Independent
Honky tonk heavyweight: Knut Bell & the Blue Collars help Americana be all it can be
He grew up listening to Hank Williams and Johnny Horton, the Seattle Weekly gave him its 2012 Best Country Artist award, and his natural singing voice is lower than Johnny Cash's bass-baritone rumble.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Vince Gill's new album a tribute to Buck Owens & Merle Haggard
Vince Gill is paying homage to a couple of country legends with his next album. The country star has teamed up with steel guitarist Paul Franklin on Bakersfield , a ten-track tribute disc honoring Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and their backing bands.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin Embrace 'Bakersfield...
Country fans who yearn for the sounds from a bygone era will want to circle the date of July 30 on their calendar.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
WinnaVegas Casino Announces Riverfest Lineup
By: Channel 9 Eyewitness News firstname.lastname@example.org WinnaVegas Casino Resort has unveiled its lineup for this year's Riverfest and it's the biggest one yet! The concert series coincides with Rivercade and will get under way on Thursday July 18th with performances by R & B artists Smokey Robinson and Brandy.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Foo for thought: Rocker explores country side
June 05--When Foo Fighters returned from their latest tour around the globe, guitarist Chris Shiflett didn't just go home.
WMDH-AM New Castle
Vince Gill and Steel Guitarist Paul Franklin Pay Tribute to Buck...
Vince Gill and celebrated steel guitar player Paul Franklin will release their album, Bakersfield , on July 30 paying tribute to Bakersfield, CA icons Buck Owens and Merle Haggard .
Son Volt at First Avenue, 6/4/13
Jay Farrar hasn't always stuck to his guns since the breakup of his seminal, genre-creating work with Uncle Tupleo, but one consistent thread through his winding career has been a stubborn and abiding love for country music's grand traditions.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Web Exclusive: 'The Voice' Recap
The final six singers on "The Voice" took the stage Monday night in a another show chock full of pressure packed live performances with a heavy dose of country.
Cape Breton Post
Vince Gill to perform at Centre 200, Aug. 25
On the heels of performances by Alan Jackson and Merle Haggard last month in Sydney, another country music star has announced he will play Centre 200.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Wyoming PBS Welcome!
PBS Special "Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard & Ray Price: Last of Breed"
There are two things the title of this album say: Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and Ray Price tells us that it's quality, class, and style.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Advance ticket sales for bluegrass festival strong
Organizers of a bluegrass festival in western Kentucky are expecting record crowds this summer following last year's affair being name "event of the year" by the International Bluegrass Music Association.
Fri May 31, 2013
A Day in the Country 2013 July 6th
Country up-and-comer Brett Eldredge has always been attracted to singers, a fact that should come as no surprise to anyone who's heard the Illinois native's soulful, distinctive baritone.
Thu May 30, 2013
Staind's Aaron Lewis reignites country music love on Kid Rock's bus;...
Kid Rock's tour bus was a source of inspiration for Staind frontman Aaron Lewis after a concert in the late 90s.
Mon May 27, 2013
John Fogerty's 'Everyone' courts country hospitality
John Fogerty has been rockin' all over the world for 45 years. Yet it should surprise no one that the guitar-slinging founder of iconic rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival is swapping verses and riffs with Alan Jackson and Keith Urban on Wrote a Song for Everyone , out Tuesday.