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17 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Gregg Allman and Sturgill Simpson Fuse Country and Soul at Annenberg Center: Concert Review

Newcomer Sturgill Simpson steals the show from Gregg Allman on a set of flinty, beautifully crafted songs performed with grit and skill.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Merle Haggard, Country, George Jones, Lefty Frizzell, Entertainment

Yesterday | Chronicle Live

Review: The Jayhawks at the SummerTyne Americana Festival

Making an all too rare appearance on these shores, Minneapolis alternative country rockers The Jayhawks were back for a short tour which landed at the Sage as part of the annual three-day SummerTyne Americana Festival which has previously featured a diverse range of artists from Seasick Steve and Kris Kristofferson to one of the final ever shows by ... (more)


Related Topix: The Jayhawks, Pop/Rock, Country, Soul, Solomon Burke

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Movies This Week: July 18-24, 2014

Over the next week, your only real duty as a film lover is to see Richard Linklater's Boyhood .


Related Topix: Austin, TX, SXSW, Inc, Country, West, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Flashback: Kris Kristofferson's Awkward CMA Win

By 1969, Kris Kristofferson had been a Rhodes Scholar, a captain in the Army and a janitor at Nashville's Columbia Records studio.


Related Topix: Country, Roger Miller, Music, Entertainment


Cash LP reinterpreted by Emmylou, Kristofferson

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian , Look Again to the Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited is released on August 19. 1964 saw the release of Bitter Tears, a concept album that aimed to reveal the problems besetting the lives of Native Americans.


Related Topix: Country, Hendersonville, TN

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears' Fall Again

In 1964, Johnny Cash released Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian, a concept album that served to draw attention to the plight of Native Americans.


Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, Folk, Native Americans, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Music, Entertainment

The Cardboard Connection

2001 Topps Planet of the Apes Trading Cards

Okay, let's forget for a second that Tim Burton and Marky Mark don't go well with talking apes.


Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Mark Wahlberg, Country

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

'Drunk History' to feature American music stories on July 15

YouTube series-turned-Comedy Central show Drunk History is lending its sloppy hand to the telling of notable stories in American music history this upcoming Tuesday, July 15 at 10 p.m., according to a press release.


Related Topix: Country

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Camden Chronicle Independent

With a little help from his friends

Some people go to a concert wanting to see the lead act and wanting to hear from the lead act only.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Travelers Rest, SC, Camden, SC

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Kris Kristofferson Meets Johnny Cash on 'Drunk History'

Kris Kristofferson was a struggling songwriter and part-time janitor when he first met Johnny Cash at a Nashville recording studio.


Related Topix: Country, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

USA Today

Music stars 'Look Again' at Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears'

Marking the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears', Sony Music Masterworks is releasing 'Look Again to the Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited' on Aug. 19 with remakes of the eight originals.


Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, Folk, Native Americans, Hendersonville, TN, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Songwriter Spotlight: Rivers Rutherford

" On the gates of Graceland, there's Elvis playing guitar. We'd drive past it every day, and I said, 'Daddy, I want one of those,'" the decorated songwriter remembers.


Related Topix: Music!, Songwriter, Drama Movies, Country, The Highwaymen, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Miley Cyrus, Life Coach: Lessons From the Bangerz Tour Special

Miley Cyrus is mostly known as the tongue-wagging pop provocateur and former Hannah Montana child star who can't be tamed , but as she showed Sunday night during her Bangerz Tour NBC television special, she could probably have a second career as a life coach should she ever want to.


Related Topix: Hannah Montana, Entertainment, Television, Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Country

Sat Jul 05, 2014


Law and Order's Kathryn Erbe to Appear in DTF New Play Reading, 7/13

Dorset Theatre Festival continues its tradition of New Play Development with a reading of acclaimed playwright Nicole Burdette 's Utterly Changed.


Related Topix: Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Crime TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kathryn Erbe, Theater, Arts, Country

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Billy Joe Shaver at the Hamilton: Still an outlaw after all of these years

Shaver helped launch country music's "outlaw" faction in 1973, writing 11 of the 12 tracks on Waylon Jennings's "Honky Tonk Heroes," the album often cited as the movement's first record.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Northern Daily Leader

Anna's Country Music Notes: Here's the hoedown lowdown

For the next four days you can immerse yourself in some of the finest country music this side of the Black Stump.


Related Topix: Adam Harvey, Country, Willie Nelson, The Highwaymen, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash


Paula Nelson Band to Take the Stage at the Suncoast Showroom, 8/15

The Paula Nelson Band brings soulful vocals and their signature Americana sound to the Suncoast Showroom August 15. Surrounded by music royalty at a young age, Nelson was inspired to begin a singing career by high profile artists including Leon Russell, Kris Kristofferson , Mickey Newberry, Jesse Colter, Rita Coolidge, and her talented father, ... (more)


Related Topix: Country, Transportation, Trucking, DICE, Boyd Bros Transportation, IP Street

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

Q&A: Austin City Limits' Terry Lickona on show's 40th anniversary

Sheryl Crow , Bonnie Raitt , Kris Kristofferson and close to a dozen more acts who have played before Austin City Limits television cameras over the past four decades were back in town June 26 to tape the show's 40 th anniversary special at the ACL Live at Moody Theater.


Related Topix: Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Country, Theater, Arts, Weird

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Something Else! sneak peek: Jerry Lee Lewis, "Rock and Roll...

There was always a little country, and a little gospel, in Jerry Lee Lewis' groundbreaking rock sides for Sun Records - and, more than 55 years later, not much has changed.


Related Topix: Rock & Roll, Rock-N-Roll, Country, The Rolling Stones, Pop/Rock, Robbie Robertson, Nils Lofgren

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Steve Earle 's presence, versatility overcomes sound glitches

Hazel Burt was first in line to meet Steve Earle for an autograph session following Thursday's concert at Vanier Hall.


Related Topix: Country, Steve Earle, Willie Nelson