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Thursday | Morristown Green

Meet the Atlanta Cafe Band, at Meet Me in Morristown, Aug. 28

The short answer is, the Atlanta Cafe Band is among 42 entertainment acts that will be arrayed downtown for the third installment of Meet Me in Morristown .


Related Topix: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Blues, Country, Whippany, NJ

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Critic's pick: Eric Johnson, 'Europe Live'

Eric Johnson has long been something of a musical amalgamation. Within his guitar playing, you hear the deft picking that a Nashville classicist like Chet Atkins might give a nod to, the kind of thunderous drive that brings to mind the fusion-friendly records of Jeff Beck and suggestions of blues spirits like Stevie Ray Vaughan that emanate from ... (more)


Related Topix: Country, Jeff Beck, Pop/Rock, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Blues

Thu Jul 24, 2014


SD museum, collector dispute Elvis' broken guitar

This April 22, 2013 file photo shows Memphis-based guitarist Robert Johnson standing by a display of guitars that belonged to Chet Atkins and Johnny Cash that he donated to the National Music Museum in Vermillion, S.D. Johnson also donated the guitar played by Elvis Presley during his final tour, but that may have to be taken off display.


Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, Vermillion, SD, Entertainment

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Nashville Scene

Ben Folds May Be Forced to Sell RCA Studio A, Pens Open Letter to Nashville

Power-pop piano man and local resident Ben Folds has owned Nashville's historic RCA Studio A - the 5,000-square-foot live room founded by Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, where the likes of Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Jimmy Dean and Eddy Arnold cut many of their classics - for the past 12 of its nearly 50 years of operation.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Country, Jimmy Dean, Eddy Arnold, Brentwood, TN