17 hrs ago
City Room: A Tribute to George Jones, Canceled by the Health Dept.
A tribute concert to Mr. Jones - the country singer who died last month , and was nicknamed "No-Show" for the performances he missed because of drinking and drugs - was canceled on Thursday, hours before it was to begin.
Thu May 23, 2013
Review: Herring country's real deal
Somewhere in the recent past country music lost its soul. Too many personal trainers, cliche-cluttered songs, and pop sensibilities left the music in the People magazine pop culture Dumpster.
Wed May 22, 2013
To Jones' credit, his love of Bluegrass music allowed for such bands to be a part of his show.
The Mountain Times
The Kernal and His New Strangers pop into Boone
The Kernal and His New Strangers are not just your archetypical country music group that likes to sit around listening to George Jones and drinking beer.
Husk Nashville is 'a way of life'
Watching the team of about 50 workers move around the 19th-century home in Rutledge Hill that would soon open as Husk restaurant felt like being inside a time-lapse video.
Mon May 20, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Review: Corb Lund and The Hurtin' Albertans sooth Cowichan's country desires
Country-crooner Corb Lund and his Hurtin' Albertans punched out a bunch of country tunes for Wednesday's jammed Cowichan Theatre.
Sun May 19, 2013
Big Kenny takes chance on reggae
THOUGH he grew up in the farmlands of Culpeper, Virginia, singer Big Kenny says his musical tastes were not limited to the country sounds the region is known for.
Powerball players rush to get tickets as jackpot surges
Powerball craziness has taken over the country and that was definitely the case for at least one store in Wilmington.
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.
Sat May 18, 2013
Taylor Swift Admits a 'Cruise' Obsession, Mourns George Jones in Billboard
One woman pop country juggernaut Taylor Swift is an unstoppable force in today's music business, not just in country, but cutting across genres.
Thu May 16, 2013
Taylor Swift Gives Florida Georgia Line Some Love, Pays Tribute to George Jones
Though Taylor Swift has become one of the biggest pop stars in the world, she's still a country girl at heart.
Country singer and songwriter Tyler Farr was born and raised in Garden City, Missouri.
Wed May 15, 2013
Civic Center to host Martin Delray concert
Jeff Whitlow and the Old Barn Band will open the show for Martin Delray. They have put together a "George Jones Tribute" to include in their performance.
Mon May 13, 2013
At age 4, Lenox bluegrass musician Mason Zink has big cowboy boots to fill
Bluegrass musician and Lenox native Mason Zink looks every inch the country music star with his blue jeans, brown cowboy boots and tan sports jacket, accented by gold lapel clips.
Hot Dish: George Jones Tribute Concert:...
I guessed they'd just cancel the George Jones farewell concert set for Nov. 22 in Nashville.
Sun May 12, 2013
Jefferson Post Online Edition
George Jones: A voice loved by all
George is considered by many to be the greatest country singers of all times. He and Tammy Wynette were among the best duets of all times.
Fri May 10, 2013
Legends don't live forever
These days, country music is all about artists such as Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean.
OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler's Next Step
Yes, she is blowing us away with her grace and rhythm on Dancing With the Stars .
Times Record News
Remembering Jones, Nashville at their best
For those of us whose mothers are serious country music fans, I'd originally planned to recommend a couple of concert DVDs featuring the late George Jones at the top of his game.