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Joe Nichols to perform at Lansing country music fest
LANSING – Country star Joe Nichols is joining the lineup of Lansing's summer Taste of Country music festival alongside headliner Dierks Bentley. Lansing country radio station 100.7 WITL-FM announced Nichols' performance Thursday. Nichols has five No.
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Night in the Country Music Festival Releases 2015 Artists
YERINGTON, NV–(Marketwired – Jan 30, 2015) – Nevada's largest country music festival, Night in the Country, will kick off its 14th year with some of country music's hottest artists as well as the biggest lineup in its history. To accommodate the …
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Florida Georgia Line Not Paid, Then Sued for 'Defamation' By Country Explosion
Amid the country music festival gold rush, the ongoing legal tussle around Florida Georgia Line at last summer's Country Explosion in Tooele, Utah, serves as a reminder that potential pitfalls exist as new players enter the marketplace and talent …
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Festival Noize: Country Jam, Boston Calling, Veld
“This year's Country Jam delivers one of the strongest entertainment lineups of any major country music event in the nation this summer, with the possible exceptions of our own festivals in Minnesota and New York, WE Fest and the Taste Of Country Music …
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Country Music Singer Jennifer Nettles Joins the Cast of 'Chicago'

Country Music Singer Jennifer Nettles Joins the Cast of 'Chicago'
The country music singer-songwriter Jennifer Nettles probably knows a promenade from a two-step. But can she do the mess-around? Ms. Nettles will be tested on this and other Bob Fosse-inspired steps when she makes her Broadway debut playing the sexy …
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Partial line up announced for Myrtle Beach country music fest
The Carolina Country Music Fest announced dates and times for the acts on its website Tuesday. Click the link for more information. Some of the acts, include: Rascal Flatts, Lady Antebellum, Cole Swindell, and Eric Church. The release of more artists …
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Country Music Recording Artist Joshua Scott Jones

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Tamworth Country Music Festival Australia Day 2013

Clips of Tamworth Country Music Festival Street Buskers on Australia Day 2013 mid afternoon.

2014 Opening Concert Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth

Friday January 17 and the Tamworth Country Music Festival begins with a bang! Starring Troy Cassar-Daley, Adam Harvey, The Sunny Cowgirls, Lachlan Bryan, Ale…

Country music an expansive art form

Country music an expansive art form
Throughout her lengthy career, Cash never pretended to be a songbird. Instead, she was an interpreter, her leathery voice allowing her access to the emotional heart of a lyric. Country — and later, Americana — music made room for her unconventional …
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Luke Bryan will headline the first country music concert at TCF Bank Stadium
Another outdoor country concert is scheduled for a Twin Cities' stadium – and it's not Kenny Chesney. Luke Bryan announced Wednesday he'll perform at TCF Bank Stadium June 20 as part of his “Kick the Dust Up” stadium tour. He's the first country act to …
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Country music legend Mel Price dies at 94

Country music legend Mel Price dies at 94
He opened for country music greats such as “Little” Jimmy Dickens, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams Sr. and the Carter sisters. He was a regular in Nashville, and knew Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Dean, Marty Robbins, Kitty Wells and Grandpa Jones, among …
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Ernest Tubb: The Texas Troubadour
Ernest Tubb (Wikimedia Commons) When Michael Jackson died, mourners gathered at his childhood home in Gary, Ind. Elvis Presley's boyhood house in Tupelo, Miss., has been converted to a museum fans still visit 32 years after his death. But 30 years …
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Holiday music on tap around Tulare County

Holiday music on tap around Tulare County
The group performs in a style honoring the Roy Rogers-led group Sons of the Pioneers. By the early 1990s, The Sons of the San Joaquin were making names for themselves in the traditional western music genre. The group has won a dozen Western Music …
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Art was crucified
Ewin's read "Ernie Way — 18 Years." He served on the council from 1985-1990 and from 2002-2014. Ewin mentioned Madrid in a list of elected officials who helped the city. He concluded by reciting the lyrics to the Roy Rogers show theme song "Happy …
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Firefighters to hold 'Fill the Firetruck' fundraiser, toy drive
1: Hesperia and Victorville city halls; Victorville Motors; Hesperia Elks Lodge; Hesperia Express Gun Locker; Summit Station Antiques in Oak Hills; Farmers Boys restaurants at 15617 Roy Rogers Drive and 14280 Bear Valley Road in Victorville and 12727 …
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Today in Music History – Nov. 29

Today in Music History – Nov. 29
Travis' best-known song is "Sixteen Tons," which Tennessee Ernie Ford turned into a million-seller in 1955. Travis also wrote "Smoke, Smoke, Smoke That Cigarette" with Tex Williams, and had hits of his own in the late 1940's with "Divorce Me C.O.D …
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Tennessee Ernie Ford: The Ballad Of Davy Crockett
I dont own the rights to this song. Tennessee Ernie Ford: The Ballad Of Davy Crockett. This song premiered on the first episode of "Disneyland," on October 27, 1954, put there to promote the upcoming Davy Crockett trilogy. Writers Tom Blackburn and …
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Music fans will love these boxed sets, reissues

Music fans will love these boxed sets, reissues
The Allman Brothers Band, “The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings” — This one features five shows over six discs, maybe the most triumphant five shows in the history of jam rock. My suggestion: Put all five versions of “Statesboro Blues” on a loop and let …
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Record Labels, Retailers Can't Agree on Which Day of the Week to Release
An IFPI-commissioned study predicts that global releases could drive more than a 3% increase in global sales, with a Friday or Saturday release day yielding the best results. Global recorded-music revenue fell 4% last year to $ 15 billion, according to …
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Road Music: 23 Truckin Hits Reviews

Road Music: 23 Truckin Hits

These are 23 of the best driving songs ever made, recorded by highway heroes like Del Reeves, Red Sovine and that ol’ “Truck Drivin’ Son-of-a-Gun” himself, Dave Dudley.

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