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Friday | Great Falls Tribune

Pony Up rides into Mary's Midway, Do Bar this weekend

Catch the classic country dance band at Mary's Midway tonight at 8. The band also hosts a new weekly Sunday jam session at the Do Bar from 4 to 9 p.m. With Allen Williamson on drums, vocals and harmonica, Jarret Toenys on bass and vocals and Carl Parsons on guitar, the trio offers audiences a blend of classic country and newer country.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Westside, Artists, Don Gibson, Country, Don Williams

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

'Best country music tribute ever' with Evergreen Club

This show will be emceed by Ken MacLeod, the organizer of the successful Memories of the War Years: a Musical Tribute to Veterans, last November.


Related Topix: Country, Branson, MO

The Gaston Gazette

Concerts close to home: 10 outdoor festivals for area music lovers

In February, The Gazette profiled some of the biggest upcoming outdoor music festivals across the country, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Country, Wilkesboro, NC, Ricky Skaggs, Alan Jackson, Lawndale, NC, Entertainment

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Country Singer from Virginia to perform in Rockville on May 2

Jacob's Well Coffeehouse, downtown Rockville's monthly Christian nightclub, will feature country and gospel music by John Sines, Jr. on Friday, May 2. Doors open at 7, with music starting at 7:30 pm.


Related Topix: Rockville, CT, Events, Country, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014


Video: Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. TODAY for inaugural OKCFEST...

Dierks Bentley performs at "ACM Presents an All-Star Salute to the Troops" on Monday, April 7, 2014, in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Country, Dierks Bentley, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Scotty McCreery, Oklahoma City, OK

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Metro Times

New releases by Saxon, The Dustbowl Revival, and a Merle Haggard tribute

It seems like every six months, Saxon puts out a compilation album, a reissue or a live record.


Related Topix: Saxon, Heavy-Metal, Country, Music, Entertainment

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Cef Michael brings CD release concert home to N.Ky.Cef Michael brings ...

For the past two years, Cef Michael has played his music in large and small venues from Nashville to the Gulf Shores and Las Vegas, but for the release of his new CD, he's bringing the party right back to Northern Kentucky.


Related Topix: Covington, KY, Country, Kenton County, KY

The Las Vegas Sun

Photos: 'ACM Presents: All-Star Salute to the Troops' an emotional night at MGM Grand

Toby Keith, right, speaks onstage with members of the armed forces during "ACM Presents: All-Star Tribute to the Troops" at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Monday, April 7, 2014, in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Toby Keith, Gaming, MGM Grand - The City of Entertainment, Country, Las Vegas, NV, George Strait, Entertainment, NCIS: Los Angeles, Television

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WOBB-FM Albany

The 2014 ACM Awards' 10 most memorable moments

Normally, when Entertainer of the Year is announced, we'd be studying the faces of the losers at the Academy of Country Music Awards to see just how talented they are at pretending to be gratified that the other guy got it.


Related Topix: Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Country

KUAD-FM Windsor

George Strait Rides Away For the Last Time in Denver [PICTURES]

I have seen George Strait in Concert 5 or 6 times in my career, but this time was different.


Related Topix: George Strait, Country, Pepsi Center

Norwalk Citizen News

Keith Urban early leader at ACM Awards with 3

This June 7, 2013 file photo shows Kip Moore on day 2 of the 2013 CMA Music festival at the LP Field in Nashville, Tenn.


Related Topix: ACM Income Fund, Keith Urban, Financial Services, Country, Brett Eldredge, Las Vegas, NV, Carrie Underwood, Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014


Garth Brooks Sings 'Happy Birthday' to Merle Haggard

Garth Brooks presented Merle Haggard with the ACM Awards Crystal Milestone Award, honoring the 77-year-old's contributions to country music on a very appropriate occasion: Haggard's birthday.


Related Topix: Country


Miranda Lambert has reached her 'peak'

Miranda Lambert is excited about performing on the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards later tonight.


Related Topix: Country


2014 ACM Winners: Merle Haggard & More - Full List

For one night, what happens in Vegas does NOT stay there! That's because the ACM Awards took over on April 6, and with a star-studded list of nominees, all of country's biggest stars from Taylor Swift to Luke Bryan were hoping luck was on their side.


Related Topix: Country


The almanac

The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.


Related Topix: Journalism, Country, Hit!, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Billy Dee Williams, Rafael Correa, Africa, World News, Rwanda

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Albany Times Union


Actor Billy Dee Williams is 77. Country singer Merle Haggard is 77. Actress Marilu Henner is 62. Actor Paul Rudd is 45. Actor Zach Braff is 39. Actor Teddy Sears is 37. Musician Robert Glasper is 36. Actress Eliza Coupe is 33. Actor Bret Harrison is 32.


Related Topix: Country

Country Weekly

Merle Haggard's Son Says Luke Bryan's Hag Tribute Could Be a "Monster"

On the new all-star album Working Man's Poet: A Tribute to Merle Haggard , artists like Jason Aldean, Jake Owen, Joe Nichols, Thompson Square and Randy Houser take turns covering some of the legendary Merle's greatest songs.


Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Country music's George Strait brings the hits to sold-out Wichita crowd

A sold-out crowd showed up when the arena was still brand new in January of 2010 and all came back two years later for another sold-out concert in February 2012.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, George Strait, Country, Lee Ann Womack


'First Look': A three-part birthday celebration for Merle Haggard

A birthday extravaganza is happening this weekend to celebrate Merle Haggard's 77th.

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Related Topix: Country

Wed Apr 02, 2014


Haggard entertains despite feeling ill

They say "the show must go on," and Merle Haggard made sure it did, while confessing that he had "the Arkansas crud" Wednesday night at Robinson Center Music Hall before 1,800 or so faithful fans.


Related Topix: Country, Arkansas, Pop/Rock, The Strangers