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The Chronicle Herald
Finding Nashville cats
Like Canada's Jimmy Rankin, those putting down country roots might start in the hallowed Ryman Auditorium, says travel writer Bill Spurr , with its echoes of legends like Hank Williams and Johnny Cash.
Thu May 23, 2013
Eat the State
Reclaim Our History: May 16-31
June 1, 1660: Quaker Mary Dyer hanged on Boston Common for heretical preaching. 1914: Eighty militia men refuse to board train as reinforcement for US invasion of Veracruz, Mexico.
Veteran country legend Kris Kristofferson to play Clickimin
Legendary American country singer Kris Kristofferson is to play a solo acoustic concert in the Clickimin Centre later this year.
Inland Empire Weekly
Walking the Line
It's becoming increasingly rare to walk into a bar or nightclub and see a live band on the bill.
Florida Georgia Line Sets Hot Country Songs Record
With a 12th week at No. 1, Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" breaks the record for the most chart-topping weeks for a title by a duo in the 69-year history of Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.
The Bandera County Courier
Bandera Idol - a 'sing-sational' competition
The Texas Hill Country is steeped in history and tradition. One of the area's tap roots goes right through the heart of country music with the likes of Willie Nelson, Charlie Robison, George Strait and many others who found their musical inspiration in the Hill Country Bandera's claim to fame is not just as the Cowboy Capital of the World; its ... (more)
Land Between the Lakes Golden Pond Planetarium brings back Lasers and Music
Back by popular demand! The Golden Pond Planetarium in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will once again feature Laser Light Music Nights beginning May 24th, 2013.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
Playback: The Beautiful Old
When I first glimpsed a copy of The Beautiful Old: Turn-of-the-Century Songs with its elegant album art and scholarly liner notes, I pegged it as hifalutin Grammy -bait. When I threw it on my stereo, chills went down my spine.
The Chronic: 10 Musicians With Ongoing Illnesses
When they hit the stage and do what they do, it's easy to forget that our musical heroes are basically just talented, driven and very lucky human beings.
The Mountain Times
Mountain Home Music begins its 20th summer season this Sunday night, May 26, with "Musical Memories: Memorial Day," a concert that will feature classic country and patriotic songs.
George Strait Extends His "Billboard" Country Albums Chart Record with "Love Is Everything"
George Strait has scored his 25th #1 on Billboard 's Country Albums chart with Love Is Everything , extending George's reign as the artist with the most chart-toppers on that tally.
Vampire Weekend Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart
The group's third album sold 134,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, which is a record high sales week for the act.
St. Petersburg Times
George Strait leads group with most No. 1 hits
Last week, country stalwart George Strait set a new milestone: 60 songs certified by Billboard as No.
Mon May 20, 2013
Songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman's concert at Montgomery's Capri Theatre rescheduled for June 29
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman will perform a benefit show on June 29 at the Capri Theatre in Montgomery.
Sun May 19, 2013
Clark holds 109th Commencement
Clark University held its 109th Commencement on Sunday, May 19. Degrees were granted to 1096 graduates: 523 baccalaureate, 541 masters, and 32 doctoral.
Dona s Top 10 From May 19, 1973
A song with such widespread appeal that artists as different as Willie Nelson & Method Man have recorded cover versions.
Lower Township Gazette
Musgraves makes country music better
Kacey Musgraves isn't necessarily the spokesperson for modern country music but her debut album, "Same Trailer Different Park," is powerful enough to shift the direction of the genre.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Orpheum goes country with John Anderson, Old 97's
Anderson is a classic country artist with five No. 1 hits to his credit, while the Old 97's were in the vanguard of the alt-country movement.
Thu May 16, 2013
Country's Gary Allan takes fans on ride from breakup to healing
Gary Allan CHART-TOPPING COUNTRY: Gary Allan, set to play the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on Sunday, May 19, has a long string of top country tunes, including "Man to Man," "Tough Little Boys," "Nothing on but the Radio" and "Every Storm ." Boy had girl, boy lost girl, boy drinks a lot of whiskey and sings about losing girl.
Vintage Country Singer/ Songwriter Hannah Bethel Becomes A Part Of...
Website: http://www.HannahBethel.com Last week, Hannah Bethel made her official mark in the country music family, becoming one of the newest members of the Country Music Association .