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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

TV listings: Friday, August 29, 2014

More than 100,000 fans flocked to Arlington, Tex., on June 7 to witness the King of Country's last performance, and now the record-setting show is coming to television.


Related Topix: Country, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Travel

7 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

Bruno Mars & Beyonce In, Lady Gaga & U2 Out in Poll of America's Top-10 Favorite Musicians

When it comes to music, Americans apparently prefer an English accent. A new unscientific Harris poll reveals The Beatles are America's favorite musician or band.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Best of 2007, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Fab Four, Country

Wed Aug 27, 2014


George Strait and Garth Brooks Named America's Favorite Country Musicians

George Strait is America's favorite country musician, according to an unscientific Harris Poll conducted in July.


Related Topix: Garth Brooks, Country

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Blake Shelton Talks New Single, Haters and Crossover Hits

With his new single "Neon Light," Blake Shelton is renewing his vows to country music.


Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Blake Shelton, Country, George Jones, Music

WTVF Nashville

VIDEO: Garth Brooks, George Strait accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Believe it or not, there are still a few country artists out there who have not yet taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.


Related Topix: Country, Garth Brooks

Wed Aug 20, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

North Tampa news

Singing songwriters Tony Haselden and George Teren, authors of popular country songs, appear in concert at 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Country, Shenandoah, Trace Adkins, Hillsborough County, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTVF Nashville

George Strait's farewell concert to become a TV special, album

George Strait's final concert on the "Cowboy Rides Away" tour will become both a television special and a new live album.


Related Topix: Country, AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Kenny Chesney

Mon Aug 18, 2014


CMT to Exclusively Air George Strait's Historic Final Concert, 8/29

It was a concert fit for a king. Filmed live from his final show in Dallas, Texas, CMT is set to premiere an exclusive two-hour television special GEORGE STRAIT: THE COWBOY RIDES AWAY on Friday, August 29 at 7:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT.


Related Topix: Pure Country, Drama Movies, Music!, Country, Kenny Chesney, Vince Gill

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Edison Media Research

First Listen: Nash Icon

Over the years, it's been difficult for any Country station to pull too far away from the format mainstream.


Related Topix: Country, Hank Williams Jr.

Thu Aug 14, 2014

El Paso Times

Award-winning country music star Tracy Lawrence to perform free at Fort Bliss

Country music superstar Tracy Lawrence will perform free at the Let Freedom Sing concert series at Fort Bliss on Thursday.


Related Topix: Fort Bliss, TX, Tracy Lawrence, Country, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Entertainment


Tim McGraw Scores 50th Hot Country Songs Top 10

As Tim McGraw 's "Meanwhile Back at Mama's," featuring wife Faith Hill , jumps 11-7 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, each artist celebrates notable achievements.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Faith Hill, Country, Jason Aldean


Country star Dustin Lynch to close out Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Aug. 23

Country music artist Dustin Lynch grew up loving the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles superheroes and the music of Garth Brooks.


Related Topix: Animated TV, Dustin Lynch, Country, Entertainment, Television, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Globe and Mail

Lack of women in country music's big money makers

What was that song Hank Williams Jr. used to sing, A Country Boy Can Survive ? Sure they can, on $65-million if you're Toby Keith or $44-million if you're Kenny Chesney.


Related Topix: Hank Williams Jr., Country, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Dolly Parton

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Texas' disappearing dance halls

But some of these Texas institutions are fading into the past while others thrive and remind the next generation of a time gone by.


Related Topix: Texas, Austin, TX, Country, Bob Wills, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Scotty McCreery set to perform Aug. 2 at Indian Ranch

Scotty McCreery performs at 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at Indian Ranch, 200 Gore Road, Webster.


Related Topix: Scotty McCreery, Country, Webster, MA, North Carolina State University