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Nashville Notes

The one-hour special Backstory: Dolly Parton promises "an insider's look at the life and times of the most awarded female in county music."


Related Topix: Country, John Michael Montgomery

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Kellie Pickler performs at Starwood Preferred Guest's Hear The Music, See The World

Kellie Pickler performs an intimate show as part of Starwood Preferred Guest's Hear The Music, See The World at Four Points By Sheraton Nashville-Brentwood on August 23, 2014 in Brentwood, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Brentwood, TN, Country


Corner Office: The Agency Group's Gavin O'Reilly...

With the just-closed acquisition of a Nashville mainstay, the new chief talks about taking country global and competing with the behemoths.


Related Topix: Country, Merle Haggard, Marty Stuart, John Anderson


Lambert goes 'Platinum' again

'Platinum,' the title of Miranda Lambert's newest album, is a tribute to both the shiny discs she gets every time she sells a million copies of a record and to the blonde wig atop her most obvious role model: Dolly Parton.


Related Topix: Country, Miranda Lambert

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Pet Shop Boys appear in The Archers

Pop legends the Pet Shop Boys have saved the day for the residents of Ambridge by stepping in at the last minute to headline the show's inaugural music spectacular, Loxfest.


Related Topix: Country


New Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Trailer

Here's the first look at HBO's "Sonic Highways," the show that follows the band recording in recording studios across the country.


Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson, Punk, Fugazi

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dubuque's United Way launches Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Started in 1995 by country music singer Dolly Parton, the program works to ensure every kid has a library of books.


Related Topix: Country, Dubuque, IA, Dubuque County, IA

Globe and Mail

The brave new voice of modern country music

Nashville-based artist Sturgill Simpson is being hailed as a great and weird new voice in a traditionally homogeneous genre.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Country


Pamela Anderson urges ban on animal-tested cosmetics

Pamela Anderson has penned a letter to the Indian Health Minister to convince him to ban the import of animal-tested cosmetics into the country.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pamela Anderson, Country

The Economist

Music festivals: Muddy tunes

DOLLY PARTON, an American musician, is used to performing for big crowds. But after her set this year at Glastonbury, Britain's largest music festival, she admitted to feeling nervous.


Related Topix: Country, Europe, World News, United Kingdom


Diana Ross in talks for Glastonbury

Diana Ross is in talks to perform on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury next year, which would see her follow in the footsteps of legends including Dolly Parton, Sir Tom Jones, Johnny Cash and Kenny Rogers.


Related Topix: Diana Ross, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Country, Wedding

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Dee Hoty, Paul Schoeffler and More to Star in Walnut Street...

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 206th season with the wildly entertaining 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL.


Related Topix: Straight Talk, Steel Magnolias, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Country, Los Angeles, CA

Surrey Advertiser

Ward Thomas join Weyfest 2014 lineup

As proved by Dolly Parton at Glastonbury, the appeal of country music is timeless and Hampshire duo Ward Thomas are on the threshold of becoming one of the first genuine major British Country acts.


Related Topix: Country, Carrie Underwood

Kiama Independent

Country duo do it in Waves

QUEENSLAND'S country music duo Busby Marou are established as one of Australia's hardest working and most loved live bands.


Related Topix: Country

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Alabama Live

Claire Lynch track-by-track: Bluegrass star, former Huntsville resident tells story behind...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Sometimes bluegrass star Claire Lynch will be singing her lovely, mandolin-dappled ballad "Dear Sister" onstage and looking out into the audience she'll see people wiping tears from their eyes.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Bluegrass, Claire Lynch, Country, Entertainment


Country Stars Dousing ALS With Donations

When you're raising money for ALS, it seems like everybody wins with this Ice Bucket Challenge.


Related Topix: Hot 20 Countdown, Entertainment, Television, Country, Eric Church, Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood


Natalie Douglas to New Shows Celebrating Dolly Parton, Nina Simone & More at Birdland

"FOUR WOMEN," which celebrates the music of Dr. Nina Simon e, Lena Horne , Abbey Lincoln and Billie Holiday , will have its US premiere on Monday, September 8 at 7:00 PM.


Related Topix: Country, Black Entertainment, Nina Simone, Jazz, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Lena Horne

Mon Aug 18, 2014


3 Takes on Southern Sweet Tea

Dolly Parton's character, Truvy, in Steel Magnolias calls sweet tea the "house wine of the South"-and for good reason.


Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Steel Magnolias, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Country, Soft Drinks, Life, Food, Recipes

The Washington Post

Motley Crue even country-music fans will love

If you enjoy listening to pop stars cover the songs of other pop stars, thank your lucky stars for YouTube.


Related Topix: Metal, Motley Crue, Country, Entertainment


Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want Megan Hilty to Run the Chicken...

As soon as we heard the news that Rob Ashford was bringing The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas back to Broadway, we were, a) doing the sidestep with excitement and b) wrapping our casting director minds around who would be the perfect Mona.


Related Topix: Megan Hilty, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Country