Country star Kyle Park excited to perform in idol's hometown
When Kyle Park takes the stage and belts out "On a Greyhound bus..." he's paying tribute to an idol.
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It seems like, for so many years, country artists would always have the same list of influences: Merle Haggard , Waylon Jennings , Willie Nelson and both Hank Williams and Hank Williams Jr. Then, as newer artists were signing record deals, they had a new set of influences.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Atteberry Station Live: Lonely Goes
Though they came together in the tiny Texas panhandle town of Wellington, the five members of Atteberry Station claim musical influences as vast as the west Texas vista - from Lubbock legends Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly to Bakersfield boy Merle Haggard and Florida-born Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Marin Independent Journal
Lib at Large: Billy Joe Shaver triumphs over age with 'Long in the Tooth'
Of all the musicians I've interviewed over the years, there are a few special ones I won't forget any time soon.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
North Shore News
The real deal
Rich Hope and His Blue Rich Rangers perform free outdoor show tonight in Edgemont Village from 7 to 9 p.m. Rich Hope and His Blue Rich Rangers are heading to Edgemont Village tonight, and they're "not particularly polite about their country" music.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Dierks Bentley, Secret Sisters Salute Jack Clement - Song Premiere
As a solo artist, Cowboy Jack Clement didn't record many albums. The man could sing, play guitar and write hit songs, but he preferred to do most of his work behind the soundboard, where he recorded classics for a far-flung group of country crooners and rootsy rockers, including Jerry Lee Lewis , Charley Pride, Townes Van Zandt, Waylon Jennings, U2 ... (more)
Sturgill Simpson's ode to restlessness
Country musician Sturgill Simpson stands out from the herd in a number of ways-his interest in theoretical physics for one thing.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Willie Nelson Duets We Would Love to See Happen
Seeing that the legendary Willie Nelson is performing at his annual 4th of July picnic this Friday, we at DC9 thought it time to do some wishful thinking about dear Willie.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Jerrod Niemann and Pitbull 'Drink to That All Night' in Miami
Long before he remixed the song with Pitbull, Jerrod Niemann knew his song "Drink to That All Night" was going to be polarizing.
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.
Billy Joe Shaver, the original honky-tonk hero
Billy Joe Shaver bounced around Nashville in the late '60s and early '70s as a songwriter before helping to invent the style and sound that came to be called "outlaw country."
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The Doings Weekly
Billy Joe Shaver and 40-plus bands at Fitzgeralda s American Music Festival June 25
Cost : Advance tickets $30 per day ; Four-day pass is $100, available only online at ticketweb.com Children's tickets : $5 for 12 and under, available only at door Note: children are welcome at the club until 10 p.m. Not too many people would begin playing guitar after losing part of their fingers in a sawmill accident.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Legends Waylon Jennings, Buck Owens celebrated at Songwriters Hall of Fame show
Each year the Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame honors a new class of talent whose mark on music - in both Texas and beyond - can't be refuted.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Tribute Band The Highwaymen Live to Perform at Chumash Casino Resort
The Highwaymen Live will pay tribute to the original outlaws of country music when their acclaimed show reaches the Chumash Casino Resort's Samala Showroom at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17. The Highwaymen Live tribute band features Michael Moore as Willie Nelson, Bob Gill as Waylon Jennings and Philip Bauer as Johnny Cash.