Latest Country Music Festival News

Central PA Music Fest to feature rock, reggae, country and more
The three-day Central PA Music Fest will begin on August 22, with each day featuring different genres of music. Classic rock and roll will be featured on the opening day, with reggae/jam rock on August 23 and blues, jazz and country on August 24. The …
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Johnny Cash festival stars three country legends
The fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival set for Friday features another all-star lineup. Country Music Hall of Fame members Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire and Bobby Bare will perform at this year's sold-out event. Proceeds have helped restore the …
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Europe Tunes In to Its Own Country Music Scene
A plethora of country music festivals have been held across Europe for many years. They range from small local festivals to large annual events. For example, France's La Roche Bluegrass Festival draws 12,000 people, and London's Country to Country …
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Latest Marty Robbins News

Scoreboard: Rodeo
Second round: Roger Nonella, 7.8, 2,038; Tuf Cooper, 7.9, 1,773; Tyson Durfey and Marty Yates, 8.3, 1,374; Catfish Brown, 8.4, 975; Nate Baldwin, 8.5, 709; Clint Robinson, 8.8, 443; Timber Moore, 8.9, 177. … Barrel racing — First round: Carlee …
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Red Barn Radio Welcomes Jim and Lynna Woolsey
As a single act or in a band, Jim has shared the stage with acts like The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Andy Williams, Marty Robbins, etc. Both Jim and Lynna have won various bluegrass awards for Old Time Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin as well as many band titles.
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Latest Hank Williams News

American Blues Theater Remounts Hit Production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST
Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark …
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Waylon Jennings auction to include Willie Nelson's braids, Hank Williams
A collection of music memorabilia that belonged to the late country icon Waylon Jennings is hitting the auction block and will give a Willie Nelson fan the opportunity to own a pair of Nelson's braids. However, that's just one of the many unique items …

Latest Mark Chesnutt News

Country Music In the Digital Age, From Apps to Festivals
Over those four days, fans will have the chance to see current superstars Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert, '90s classic country artists Joe Diffie and Mark Chesnutt, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and rising country stars the Eli Young Band and Brantly …
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Paul Craft
… “Hank Williams You Wrote My Life” (Moe Bandy), “Midnight Flyer” (u.a. auf dem Eagles Album “On The Border” und von den Osborne Brothers) oder “Brother Jukebox” (u.a. Don Everly, Mark Chesnutt, Keith Whitley), Paul Craft schreibt eine ganz besondere …

Latest Kitty Wells News

Why Do Cats Knead?
"Whatever the precise reason for kneading, one thing is for sure: A kneady cat is a happy cat," says Virginia Wells of While we … So, whether it's a bedspread or your pajama bottoms, your kitty could be leaving a reminder that she was …
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Self-Revelation And Self-Portraits In Meriden
A show of pastels by 10 White River Valley artists opens Friday at the Tunbridge Public Library with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. The women whose work is represented are Karen Chalom, Joan Feierabend, Marcia Hammond, Roberta Henault, Marsha Higgins, Jo …
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Sound Check: Laura Cantrell showcases her own songwriting on 'No Way'
And while “No Way From There To Here” continues to mine the Americana roots styles of her predecessors — including 2011's “Kitty Wells Dresses” tribute set — doing her own material gave Cantrell more stylistic latitude this time out. “In the past I …
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Real estate transfers
Chadwick, David L. and Kitty C. Chadwick to Hugh C. Johnson, 204 Jefferson St. Roanoke VA 24011, $ 486,200 07/02/2014. …. Hess, Emogene M. and Richard A. Hess to Jay M. Wells, 5023 Pomeroy Road N.W. Roanoke VA 24017, $ 63,000 07/01/2014.
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Latest Jean Shepard News

Dining Review | Westchester: A Review of Fino in Croton-on-Hudson JULY 18
ROSENDALE Rosendale Theater “Cold in July,” starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson. July 21 through 24. “The Immigrant,” directed … DOBBS FERRY Palisades Building Skye Steele and Jean Rohe, folk. July 26 at 7:30 p.m. $ 18 and $ 20.
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Only 3 Days Remain to Enter the Dan's Papers 00 Literary Prize
The winner was written by a member of the Shinnecock tribe, James K. Phillips, and runners up were Jean Ely and Susan Cohen. Last year, the keynote speech was delivered by E.L. Doctorow, first place was awarded by Martin Shepard, the co-founder of the …
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KP publishes fourth term honor roll
… Mary Elizabeth Owen, Michael Pergola, Amy Peterson, Julianne Piatelli, Erin Pierce, Jake Quinn, McKenzie Richardson, Christopher Rosen, Lauren Sabino, Melissa Shepard, Austin Sherman, Mckenzie Silva, Justin Small, Zachary Staire, Kristian Stromnes, …
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Latest Reba McEntire News

Home of Johnny Cash Hopes History Will Help It Rise
On the eve of the opening, in nearby Jonesboro, the country stars Loretta Lynn and Reba McEntire will headline the Johnny Cash Music Festival. It is all a bit much for Dyess, which Mayor Larry Sims described as a “nice, quiet town,” while gazing out at …
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Mark Hinson and, Democrat senior writer and 12:50 pm EDT August 12, 2014
NASHVILLE COMES TO THE COAST: Some of Music City's best songwriters — Joe Collins, T.W. Hale, Quinn Loggins, Rick Glaze and more — will be singing hits they wrote for more famous folks (Randy Travis, George Jones, Reba McEntire, etc.) during …

Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open
This year's lineup features Reba McEntire,Bobby Bare and Loretta Lynn. "I didn't realize the impact he'd had," Carter said of Country Music Hall of FamerJohnny Cash. "When we did that first show, 760 people came from outside the United States. I said …
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Valley man remembers Robin Williams as humanitarian
He'll never forget when Williams stood up on a table to quiet a rowdy crowd for host Reba McEntire. "He yells out and starts speaking in a foreign language and it went on for five minutes. It was Japanese, Chinese and everything and we just went 'whew …
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Latest George Jones News

Mayday PAC endorses Rep. Walter Jones
Jones is one of five candidates to get a Mayday PAC endorsement. Jones is in a reliably Republican district and typically faces his biggest challenges in primaries. In the May primary, Jones defeated Taylor Griffin, former aide to President George W. Bush.
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A Quiet Mediterranean?
From the deck of a ship on the Mediterranean, the islands that pass by appear as calm as the weather. Huge yachts, not warships, are docked in island ports. I haven't seen a naval officer in ten days. But it has rarely been so in the sea's brutal past.
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Queens Library carrying out expensive probe of leaks about director Thomas
Brooklyn Federal Judge Roslynn Mauskopf recused herself Monday from presiding over the suit because she is a close personal friend of the former federal judge, Barbara Jones, who served on the bench in the Southern District of New York for 16 years …
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Paisley & Underwood to host CMA awards
He won Musical Event of the Year three times and he claimed the Vocal Event of the Year trophy in 2001 for “Too Country” with Bill Anderson, George Jones, and Buck Owens. He has won Music Video of the Year four times and is No. 5 on the list of top CMA …
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Latest Country Music Song News

Country music star Billy Dean sings local's song 'Wounded Warrior'
And one of his songs may be on its way to the big time. A music video of “Wounded Warrior” has been recorded by country music star Billy Dean, himself a native of Gadsden County. Dean grew up in Quincy, and Stephens in nearby Chattahoochee. Stephens …
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Behind the country music: One writer to the stars reveals the tricks of the trade
A hit song needs a singer and a songwriter. If you're Paul McCartney or Prince, the singer and writer are the same person. But if you're a modern country star, you lean on the Nashville machine to hand you hits. Jim McCormick has been delivering songs …
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Latest Rodney Crowell News

Quotable Country – 07/27/14 Edition
Rodney Crowell. Go grab Tarpaper Sky if you haven't yet. A lot of journalists will try to pull me into that negative conversation about trashing [Music Row]. It's not anything to do with that, it's more to do with me. I know that they would have …
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Americana Music Festival adds 70+ performers
Previously announced performers include headliners The Avett Brothers, plus Lee Ann Womack, Rodney Crowell, Hayes Carll and Buddy Miller. The 15th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference runs Sept. 17-21. in Nashville, It kicks off with the …
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Everly Brothers Tribute Set for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell will serve as musical director for the concert, which will take place during the Hall's 19th annual Music Masters series. Performers for the event will be revealed at a later date. The Everlys, whose pop-country …

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