Monday May 13
Tig Notaro Is Scared of Chrissie Hynde, Dominates at Marky Mark Karaoke
Last August, comedian Tig Notaro took the stage at Largo in Los Angeles and got serious, discussing her breast cancer and the then-recent passing of her mother.
Sat May 11, 2013
Willie Nelson, the 'Hippest Octogenarian,' Honored at Berklee
If Berklee College of Music President Roger H. Brown gets 100 percent cooler every year over the next two dozen years or so, he said Friday, he figures he'll be about half as cool as Willie Nelson .
Mon May 06, 2013
Charleston City Paper
Southern Ground Music and Food Festival announces lineup
The summer music festival season is overrated. Sure, you can watch your favorite bands at Bonnaroo or Pitchfork or Lollapalooza, but it's also really freaking hot out - and even hotter inside those portapotties.
Fri May 03, 2013
Creative Loafing Atlanta
10 Essential Willie Nelson
It is a bittersweet month for the country music world, as we mourn the loss of the genre's greatest singer, George Jones, but we celebrated the 80th birthday of the genre's greatest entertainer, Willie Nelson on April 30th.
Wed May 01, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
At 80, Willie Nelson plays to soldout Ruth Eckerd Hall
We are living in a golden age of golden rock gods, indefatigable icons who didn't just nurture pop music these past 50 years - they basically invented the stuff.
St. Petersburg Times
Music & Concerts Willie Nelson brings the hits to Clearwater tonight
It has been a really long time since Willie Nelson, who turns 80 on Tuesday, actually looked like the Red Headed Stranger, but his iconic voice hasn't taken a hit over the course of an untouchable 57-year career that has taken him from early gigs as a struggling radio announcer to multiple appearances on country music's biggest stages.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Happy 80th birthday Willie Nelson: 80 of the country music...
Over the years the pig-tailed, bandana-wearing Red Headed Stranger has made friends with county judges and American tax lawyers alike, but it's his endearing relationship with his fans that make him so popular.
Good Morning! A Texas Treasure Turns 80 Today
Good morning, it's Tuesday, April 30, the 120th day of 2013. There are 245 days left in the year.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
Willie Nelson and Family to perform at The Centre
Nelson's historic recordings include "Crazy," "Hello Walls," "Red Headed Stranger" and "Stardust." His six decade-long career includes a catalog of more than 200 albums and countless awards and honors.
The Georgia Straight
Willie Nelson makes a gold-quality pitch for the role of Gandalf
I have a crush on my sister in law. I'd love to invite her over for some afternoon delight.
The Guelph Mercury
An Outlaw at 80: Willie Nelson has always had a unique approach to music
Willie Nelson performs at The Backyard Live Oak Amphitheater in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.
Snoop Dogg, Tony Bennett, and other celebs wish Willie Nelson a Happy Birthday
It's Willie Nelson's 80th Birthday and many celebrities have been sending their best wishes to the Red Headed Stranger via Youtube.
Hot Dish: George Jones' Death Saddens...
George Jones died Friday , and I know I should have a lot of things to write about this wonderful man and his incredible career.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Accidental Outlaw Willie Nelson Turning 80
America loves its outlaws, and few are as admired and lionized as Willie Nelson.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Nashville Skyline: What Are the Greatest...
They are called record albums because in the early days of recorded music, a collection of 78 rpm discs by one artist was sold in a heavy cardboard folder holding individual sleeves, usually with cover art and artist information.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Medford Mail Tribune
A look at a country music icon
Local musicians Duaine George, Mike Boren, Jason Johnston and Lance Zimmerman will put the country music in Camelot Theatre's "Spotlight on Willie Nelson." The show, written by Brian O'Connor and directed by Presila Quinby, presents a look at the American outlaw country singer's career from the days of his earliest songwriting to his tours with The ... (more)
Working With Willie Nelson: Houston's Joe Sample Takes Us In the Studio
Working on this week's cover story on Willie Nelson was a blast -- and a blast from the past.
Mr. Record Man: Willie Nelson
He was a long way from the "Wee Willie Nelson" persona he assumed when he was a disc jockey and bandleader in Vancouver, Washington, in 1957.