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Sunday Aug 24 | Observer & Eccentric

Westland man's death ruled a homicide

Robert Kobe died Tuesday afternoon from injuries he sustained after reportedly being shoved by a 15-year-old Wayne teen and striking his head on the concrete in the concourse area.


Related Topix: Oakland County, MI, Wayne, MI, Country

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Man Dies After Assault Incident At Hank Williams, Jr. Concert

Robert Kobe, 55, was caught up in a fight with an unnamed 15-year-old boy at the DTE Energy Music Theatre just outside Detroit on Sunday .


Related Topix: Country, Energy, DTE Energy

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Man, 55, Dies From Hank Williams Jr. Show Attack

The winning Fantasy 5 jackpot from the Aug. 16, 2013, drawing was sold at the Garden City Fuel Stop in the Detroit suburb.


Related Topix: Country, Oakland County, MI, Westland, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Country fan 'grave' after alleged assault at DTE Energy Music Theatre

A 55-year-old Westland fan at DTE Energy Music Theater to hear country-western star Hank Williams Jr. might not survive after he was assaulted at the Sunday concert by a teenage boy, police said.


Related Topix: Country, Wayne, MI, Oakland County, MI

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Edison Media Research

First Listen: Nash Icon

Over the years, it's been difficult for any Country station to pull too far away from the format mainstream.


Related Topix: George Strait, Country

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Star Online

Hunter season

When he was four, Hunter Hayes got his chance to perform alongside country star Hank Williams Jr. Armed with an accordion, Hayes sang Jambalaya with Williams.


Related Topix: Country, Hunter Hayes

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Alabama Live

Birmingham Record Collectors to induct first female into hall of fame this weekend

Barbara Wyrick wrote her first song 54 years ago. She was 10 years old at the time.


Related Topix: Muscle Shoals, AL, Crystal Gayle, Country, Entertainment

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Q&A: Hank Williams Jr. says he'll stay 'true to who I am,' hunt more with Kid Rock

Hank Williams Jr. is a 65-year-old firecracker, born in Shreveport, La., who knew he wanted to be a musician at age 8. His unapologetic mix of country, rock, and blues, along with an often outspoken stance on a variety of topics, certainly isn't for everybody.


Related Topix: Country, Shreveport, LA, Energy, DTE Energy, Entertainment

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WIXY-FM Champaign


THIS DAY IN 2001: Actors Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman were divorced after eleven years of marriage.


Related Topix: Country, Montana, Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, David Crosby, Pop/Rock, Metal, Metallica, Explosion, The Bionic Woman, Science Fiction Movies

Globe and Mail

Lack of women in country music's big money makers

What was that song Hank Williams Jr. used to sing, A Country Boy Can Survive ? Sure they can, on $65-million if you're Toby Keith or $44-million if you're Kenny Chesney.


Related Topix: Country, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, George Strait, Dolly Parton

Wed Aug 06, 2014

River Front Times

10 Country Artists You Should Be Listening To

This blog recently ran down the " Ten Biggest Douchebags in Country Music ." That's all well and good, but it only tells half the story -- country is far from a moribund, cheesed-out genre.


Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The News-Star

Hank 3 performs Monday

Shelton Hank Williams, also known as Hank Williams III and Hank 3, is the son of Hank Williams Jr. and grandson of Hank Williams Sr., performs at Live Oaks Bar and Ballroom Monday.


Related Topix: Hank 3, Hank Williams, Country, Hank Williams III, Hank Williams Sr.