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1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Newport Folk Festival continues for 2nd day

Saturday's lineup at the three-day festival that started Friday includes Jack White formerly of the White Stripes, the recently reunited trio Nickel Creek and local favorites Deer Tick.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Pop/Rock, The White Stripes

3 hrs ago | Montrose Today

Mary Duff in concert at Whitehall

Mary Duff makes a welcome return to the Whitehall Theatre, Dundee on Saturday, September 6 with her own show of country, Irish and popular music.

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Related Topix: Mary Duff, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Daniel o'donnell

7 hrs ago | ACC TOP 40

Cole Swindell Getting a Head Start Writing His Sophomore Album

Cole Swindell 's second single, "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight," is still climbing the country chart, but he's already laying the groundwork for his sophomore album.

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11 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Country music's twang heard around the world

Country musician Brad Paisley's first tour of the United Kingdom in 2000 didn't leave him much to write home to West Virginia about.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Ireland, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WKHX-FM Atlanta

The Band Perry to Appear on Teen Choice Awards August 10

The Band Perry has signed on to appear at Teen Choice 2014 airing live on Fox Sunday, August 10. They're up for Choice Country Group at the fan-voted awards show.

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Related Topix: The Band Perry, Pop/Rock, Family, Teenagers

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Billy Currington Has the Crowds Going Wild with "We Are Tonight"

Billy Currington had his concert crowds in mind when he recorded his latest hit, "We Are Tonight."

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Worcester News

British Legion branch needs support in the year that marks the anniversary of the First World War

THE chairman of a long-established Royal British Legion club is urging supporters to rally round to ensure that the club continues to run.

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Related Topix: John Mason, Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

FOX16

Taylor Swift Offers Dating Advice To Fan Online

Taylor Swift turned love guru by doling out advice to a fan who asked the singer for dating tips on Instagram.com.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks

WKHX-FM Atlanta

The Band Perry and Miranda Lambert Performing on "Fashion Rocks" September 9

The Band Perry and Miranda Lambert will celebrate the connection between style and music when performing at this year's Fashion Rocks concert on CBS.

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Related Topix: The Band Perry, Pop/Rock

Myrtle Beach Online

Newport Folk Festival celebrates 55th anniversary

The sold-out festival begins Friday with a lineup that includes Ryan Adams, Jimmy Cliff and Band of Horses along with some lesser-known acts including Rhode Island-based Death Vessel.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Pete Seeger, Folk, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WKHX-FM Atlanta

New ACM Sweepstakes Lets Fans Play Fantasy Football with Darius Rucker, Florida Georgia Line and More

Football fanatics Darius Rucker , Florida Georgia Line , Chris Young and Little Big Town 's Jimi Westbrook are among the stars heading up fantasy football leagues this fall, and ACM Lifting Lives is giving you a chance to get in on the action.

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Related Topix: Florida Georgia Line, Pop/Rock

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

SD museum, collector dispute Elvis' broken guitar

An acoustic guitar Elvis Presley smashed during his final tour has sparked a custody fight between the South Dakota museum that currently displays it and a collector who insists the instrument never should have ended up there.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, Johnny Cash, Opinion

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Jack White, Dave Matthews, Neil Young, John Mellencamp & Willie Nelson to Headline Farm Aid 2014

This year's Farm Aid benefit show will take place on September 13 in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the lineup includes all the usual suspects, plus one new face: Jack White.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Raleigh, NC

KTEX-FM Weslaco

Dan + Shay Using Blake Shelton's Old Tour Bus

Dan + Shay aren't just touring with Blake Shelton -- they're traveling in the headliner's one-time bus.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Mavs add Aminu after scrapping deal with Lewis

The Dallas Mavericks have reached a deal with free-agent forward Al-Farouq Aminu after scrapping a contract with Rashard Lewis because of a knee problem.

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ContactMusic.com

Alan Jackson Lands Country Music Hall Of Fame Exhibit

Country music icon Alan Jackson is lending some of his most personal artefacts to the Country Music Hall of Fame for a special exhibit celebrating his 25-year career.

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Related Topix: Alan Jackson, Nashville, TN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Herald

Redemption songs: Hitmaker helps inmates find voices

The co-writer of multiple hits - including Lady Antebellum's I Run to You , and Miranda Lambert's The House that Built Me - taught a class to six inmates about songwriting.

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Related Topix: Johnny Cash

News Herald

Country musician George Riddle dies

Country musician and songwriter George Riddle - who founded George Jones' touring band, The Jones Boys, and wrote and recorded several well-known tunes including She's Lonesome Again - died Sunday, July 20, in Indianapolis.

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Related Topix: George Jones, Marion, IN

KOLD-TV Tucson

Your Week in Music: Shania Twain says adieu to Vegas

The residency was a time that she calls a "rediscovery for my love of performing" after a multi-year hiatus from music.

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, Shania Twain, George Harrison, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Entomology, Science

KVOX-FM Fargo

Jason Aldean Won't Be "Burnin' It Down" in Bed wit...

Florida Georgia Line 's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley are co-writers on Jason Aldean 's brand-new, sexy single, "Burnin' It Down," and Jason was looking to include a vocal collaboration with FGL on his upcoming studio album.

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Related Topix: Florida Georgia Line, Pop/Rock

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