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The Daily Record
Celebrity odds and ends
The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing a recent documentary that raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
You Can Buy Willie Nelson's Golf Course If You Want
If you have $3 million burning a hole in your pocket and have actually thought to yourself, "Man, I really wished I owned a golf course previously owned by a renowned country artist," then today is your day.
Harry Connick Jr. and Willie Nelson Get Festive on 'When I'm Home'
On paper, Willie Nelson 's lonesome country twang and Harry Connick Jr.'s smooth croon seem like an odd combination for a duet.
Rhonda Vincet to Release 'Only Me' Jan 28
Five-time Grammy nominee Rhonda Vincent, the New Queen of Bluegrass as deemed by the Wall Street Journal, is clearing the lane for her upcoming 2-Disc combination release that includes six-songs each of Bluegrass and Country.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Krystal Keith releases debut LP "Whiskey & Lace" today
Produced by Krystal's father, Oklahoma country superstar Toby Keith, and Mark Wright, the album's debut single "Get Your Redneck On" recently impacted at radio.
WMGI-FM Terre Haute
'Blackfish' director 'inspired' by artists canceli...
The director of "Blackfish," a documentary that raises questions about the treatment of whales used in performances at SeaWorld, said on Tuesday she was heartened by a number of musicians canceling shows at the Florida theme park over the film.
Exclusive! Listen to Willie Nelson's Stunning Take on 'Amazing Grace'
One of the best parts of the holiday season is the music. From Bing Crosby to Mariah Carey, the airwaves are filled with familiar holiday tunes.
Nelson concert rescheduled for Feb. 21
The Willie Nelson concert in Jackson that was canceled after a band bus accident injured several of his band members has been rescheduled for Feb. 21 and moved to the Mississippi Coliseum, a news release announced.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
'Blackfish' prompts Heart to cancel SeaWorld gig
This June 17, 2013 file photo shows Nancy Wilson, left, and Ann Wilson of Heart performing on opening night of the Heartbreaker Tour at the Cruzan Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Big Name Musicians Cancel SeaWorld Gig, Question Whales In Captivity
Top rock and country music acts are canceling plans to perform at SeaWorld Orlando because of questions raised in a new documentary about the effects of captivity on whales.
The Daily Republic
Our Music Year No. 344: Willie Nelson, 'Red Headed Stranger'
"Red Headed Stranger" marked the beginning of Willie Nelson's career with Columbia Records, a deal that gave him complete creative control.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Heart cancels SeaWorld show amid 'Blackfish' controversy
Add Heart to the list of bands that are bowing out of a show at SeaWorld because of the CNN documentary "Blackfish."
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Wallace Baine, Baine Street: Who can put two halves together?
As the world mourns Nelson Mandela, here in the U.S. there is a just of tinge of self-pity in all the tributes, like a barely perceptible drone note in a requiem mass.
Daily Sparks Tribune
Clint Black brings boots and tunes to Sparks
Tribune/Tony Contini - Clint Black rocks on one of his many guitars Sunday night at the Rose Ballroom at the Nugget in Sparks.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Your News Now
SeaWorld Concert Canceled After Wayne County Woman's Petition
"The animals do have a voice but no one listens," said Danielle Legg. Legg has been using her voice for animal rights issues for years.
Jacksonville Daily Progress
A tip of the hat: Atwood presentation given at Kiwanis Club luncheon
The Atwood Hat Company tends to command a lot of respect. It's influence extends from the local home base in Frankston to as far away as Russia, Israel, France, England, Australia, Germany and beyond.
At 80, Willie Nelson still on the road
More than a singer-songwriter, Willie Nelson is a national folk hero. That's why when one of his tour buses crashed a few weeks ago, everyone cringed at the headlines before discovering that his band mates walked away with minor injuries and Nelson was unscathed.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
SeaWorld: Willie Nelson not coming to Bands, Brew & BBQ fest
Country singer Willie Nelson will not perform at the 2014 edition of SeaWorld Orlando 's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival as previously announced, a theme park spokesman said Thursday.
Texas country musician takes stage at Wild West
While the album is simply called "No. 2 LIVE Dinner," it is much more significant to Texas country music than one might guess.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Dallas Theater Hosts Honky Tonk Holidays on Saturday
Join Obie Award winner Jason Petty, as he turns his critically-acclaimed singing and storytelling abilities toward the most wonderful time of the yeara Christmas! In "Honky Tonk Holidays" Jason and Grammy-nominated singer Carolyn Martin along with a five piece band straight out of Nashville perform the songs and tell the stories behind some of your ... (more)