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Country Singers to Release Buddy Holly Tribute

The album is set for release on Sept. 7, which would have been Holly's 78th birthday.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Country

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Whitey Morgan is such an outlaw country artist, he breaks the laws of the label

A few hours before a show at a venue called Trout's in Bakersfield, California, Whitey Morgan has slipped around the corner, finding a quiet bar spot away from the locale he'll be playing at that night, getting some space before he performs in front of a hundred or so people on a Sunday evening.


Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Country, Waylon, Music!, Waylon Jennings

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Eddie Raven brings Nashville's Blue Bird Cafe to Victoria for Charity Concert Series

WHAT: Sixth annual Charity Concert Series, benefiting the Bluebonnet Youth Ranch, The Victoria Lions Club, Theatre Victoria and the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts WHAT: Sixth annual Charity Concert Series, benefiting the Bluebonnet Youth Ranch, The Victoria Lions Club, Theatre Victoria and the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing ... (more)


Related Topix: Victoria, TX, Country, Porter Wagoner, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Quay Thomas Duo wins IBC; James Taylor and Merle Haggard announce shows

James Taylor , and Merle Haggard are coming to Central Iowa, and an Iowa blues duo has punched their ticket to Memphis.


Related Topix: Country, Batavia, IA

Fox News

Merle: No substance in country

Merle Haggard is a country music legend, and with four projects in the works, he's still going strong after a five-decade career but he's not so sure he likes where the genre is headed.


Related Topix: Country, Entertainment

Mon Aug 25, 2014


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, Marty Stuart, John Anderson, Dolly Parton

Nashville Scene

Watch Merle Haggard Do Impressions of Johnny Cash, Buck Owens and...

Tonight and tomorrow night, the one and only Merle Haggard - whom fellow Creamster Adam Gold describes in a Critic's Pick as "the no-introduction-needing outlaw country icon, Bakersfield Sound architect and 2010 Kennedy Center honoree behind such classics as 'The Bottle Let Me Down,' 'Mama Tried' and 'Okie from Muskogee'" - will play the one and ... (more)


Related Topix: Buck Owens, Johnny Cash, Country

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Buddy Holly Songs Get Country Spin on New Tribute Album

Buddy Holly's influence on generations of rock and country musicians has inspired various tribute projects in the 55 years since his death.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Country, T. Graham Brown, The Statler Brothers, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Montana fires up artist's creativity

Billings resident Danielle Egnew could be described as a singer, producer, actress, writer and even a psychic.


Related Topix: Montana, Billings, MT, Red Lodge, MT, Country

Thu Aug 14, 2014

El Paso Times

Award-winning country music star Tracy Lawrence to perform free at Fort Bliss

Country music superstar Tracy Lawrence will perform free at the Let Freedom Sing concert series at Fort Bliss on Thursday.


Related Topix: Fort Bliss, TX, Tracy Lawrence, Country, Willie Nelson, George Strait, George Jones, Entertainment

Chapel Hill News

Festival to celebrate UNC's Southern Folklife Collection

The festival will include musical performances, lectures and readings, and will provide an in-depth look at the collections and work of the SFC, a world-class research archive dedicated to collecting, preserving and promoting Southern music, art and culture.


Related Topix: The Collection, Techno, Tift Merritt, Country, New York, New Orleans, Jazz, Tulane University

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Agency Group Acquires Bobby Roberts Company

The Agency Group has announced that they've acquired boutique Nashville talent booking firm The Bobby Roberts Company.The Bobby Roberts Company represents a roster of established and developing country music artists, including Merle Haggard, John Anderson, Marty Stuart, Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan, John Michael Montgomery, Blackjack Billy and Chris ... (more)


Related Topix: Country, Marty Stuart, John Anderson, Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan, John Michael Montgomery

Tue Aug 12, 2014


The Agency Group Acquires Respected Country Music Agency...

From left: The Agency Group Nashville agent Travis James, TAG Group CEO Gavin O'Reilly, Bobby Roberts Company founder Bobby Roberts, TAG Nashville senior vp Nick Meinema, and TAG Nashville vp Lance Roberts.


Related Topix: Country, Bobby Bare, John Anderson, B.J. Thomas, Marty Stuart, John Michael Montgomery

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Wave

Miranda Lambert sparkles in Irvine

Set list: Fastest Girl in Town/ Kerosene/ Platinum/ Baggage Claim/ Hard Staying Sober / Over You/ All Kinds of Kinds/ Me and Charlie Talking/ Old S***/ Famous in a Small Town/ Mama's Broken Heart/ Priscilla/ Smokin' and Drinkin'/ The House That Built Me/ Automatic/ Little Red Wagon/ White Liar/ Gunpowder & Lead.


Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country

St. Albert Gazette

Major tribute show coming

There's always been a 'be what you are and make no excuses' underlying the music of Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard.


Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, Canada,

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Okie Funk

An Okie Contradiction

It might be an exercise in futility to point out the numerous contradictions in commentary published by The Oklahoman editorial board, but it probably doesn't hurt to maintain a historical record of the newspaper's shoddy argumentation skills.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oklahoma Government, Drugs, Marijuana, Country

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Suzy Bogguss gets 'Lucky' using Kickstarter campaign;...

Country star Suzy Bogguss, who plays Beachland Ballroom on Thursday, Aug. 14, has a new album out called "Lucky.'


Related Topix: Country, Suzy Bogguss, Jo Dee Messina, Entertainment


Hear Randy Travis Go Under the 'Influence' - Album Premiere

Randy Travis knew to add "Volume 1" to the tile of his Influence: The Man I Am album last year, as narrowing down the song choices for just one collection of the songs that made the most musical impact on him as an artist was impossible.


Related Topix: Randy Travis, Country, Music, Entertainment