10 hrs ago
Red Bank Green
Red Bank: Gentle Giant from Sugar Hill
Country singer-songwriter Don Williams rolls his tour bus up to the Count Basie for a Monday one-nighter on September 15. Although he's scored numerous chart-topping C&W hits, won countless CMA Awards and even gotten himself inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, he's arguably better known as a song-scribe for performers that have ranged from Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kenny Rogers, to Pete Townshend, Robert Palmer and Eric Clapton. He's even done at least one Farewell Tour and Final Farewell Concert, before pulling a Favre and hitting the road and the recording studio once more.
14 hrs ago
Johnny Cash in the Holy Land : The country singer--and a founding father of American Christian Zionism--died 11 years ago this week Brought up in a devout Baptist home, Johnny Cash was introduced to music through the local church choir in which his mother sang. She taught Johnny scores of hymns and songs, and it was at age 10, in order to accompany his mother, that he learned to play the guitar.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Photo Gallery: Kellye Cash SheppardPHOTO Gallery: Kellye Cash...
PHOTO GALLERY: Kellye Cash Sheppard Kellye Cash performs at the Cedar Grove Opry, Thursday, November 21, 2013. KENNETH CUMMINGS/The Jackson Sun Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2014/09/13/photo-gallery-kellye-cash-sheppard/15592037/ Kellye Cash-Sheppard stands behind a baby grand piano at her home.
Last Best Show: Darius Rucker at the Pavilion
Johnny Cash died 11 years ago yesterday, and Darius Rucker wanted to pay tribute to the man in black. So, midway through his show Friday night at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, he brought Cassadee Pope, who had opened the night, onstage for a rousing run-through of "Jackson," Cash's hit duet with wife June Carter.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Times of Trenton
Lawrence man set for dream trip to Nashville country music festival
LAWRENCE - For as a long as his brother can remember, 60-year-old Danny Connell has always been a country music fanatic, collecting hundreds of cassette tapes and CDs by classic artists including John Denver and Johnny Horton. "This is all JC.
Hemmings Auto Blogs
Cashing in: The Man in Black's 1970 Rolls-Royce heads to auction
On the outside, Johnny Cash was a troubadour for the common man, his songs often painting a picture of blue-class struggles, with his all-black wardrobe representing "the poor and the beaten-down." In his downtime, however, the country music great had a penchant for Rolls-Royce automobiles, including a maroon stretch limousine built from a 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow LWB and a second 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, in black, given to him by ABC Studios.
This day in history: Johnny Cash Died
On this date in 2003, legendary American singer Johnny Cash passed away. The 71-year-old died from complications of diabetes in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital.
Today in History for September 12th
Highlights of this day in history: America faces the aftermath of the Sept. 11th attacks; Nazis rescue Italy's Mussolini; JFK confronts critics of his religion; Student leader Steven Biko killed in South Africa; Singer Johnny Cash dies.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Concert preview: Volbeat, 5FDP set to show off heavy metal shapeshifting
At first glance, the bands Volbeat and Five Finger Death Punch don't seem to have a whole lot in common, other than sharing space under the generic umbrella of "heavy metal." The former originated in Denmark and features a melodic fusion of hard rock, punk, country and rockabilly, with lead singer and guitarist Michael Poulsen being raised on a musical diet of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash before going on to front a death metal outfit in the early '90s.
It was the early 2000s, and the Bridgeport resident was the in-house artist at the since-closed Tower Records store on High Ridge Road in Stamford. "I would do the visual displays -- paintings of Johnny Cash and other musicians they were promoting," she said.
Los Angeles Times
On a night out, Minnesotans hope to get lucky at meat raffle
They sit at a table near the bar, the three farmer's daughters and their boisterous friend, all of them single, in their 40s and 50s. With Johnny Cash on the jukebox, their cocktails before them, they're ready for an action-packed Saturday night.
The Citizens' Voice
Harmonica player Mickey Raphael enjoys time on stage with Willie Nelson
Raphael will join Willie Nelson and his "Family" on stage tonight at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. As Nelson returns to the Kirby for his seventh show, he'll be playing plenty of hits from his six-decade career and some selections from his 69th studio album, "Band of Brothers."
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Isaak lets his Sun shine at the Z Sunday
That he's had a lifelong obsession with Sun Records shouldn't surprise anyone. He is a hybrid of all of Sun's legendary sons: Presley, Roy Orbison, Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Governor McAuliffe Proclaims September as Virginia Music Heritage Month
Governor Terry McAuliffe acknowledged Virginia's contribution to music history and innovation around the world by declaring September as Virginia Music Heritage Month. Virginia's musical contribution to American culture has been diverse and includes genres such as Piedmont Blues, folk, brass, hip-hop, mountain music, country, gospel, and rock and roll.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
For The Whigs, Social Distortion opener at Kalamazoo State Theatre, rock is rock past or present
They're of different generations, but the two bands playing the Kalamazoo State Theatre Sept. 12 will still rock in many of the same ways.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Penninsula News Review
Cash tribute coming up at the Winspear
On Friday, Sept. 19 at the Charlie White Theatre, David James and Big River with special guest Hilary Beckett will take the stage to perform one of North America's favourite Johnny Cash tribute acts.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Miles of Memories Music Festival Highlights Traditional Country Music
It's a toe tapping, sing along type of performance Friday night, as musicians sing classic hits from the likes of Johnny Cash and Kitty Wells. Organizers travel the country performing and bringing acts back to this stage, to offer the audience what they grew up with.
Cortland Rep to Welcome 1950s Tribute Band The Rave-Ons for Fundraiser, 9/19-20
Due to the overwhelming popularity, Cortland Repertory Theatre has arranged for a return engagement of the 1950's Pop Hit Tribute band The RAVE-ONS for two fall concerts as a fund raiser for their Capital Campaign. Dubbed "America's Traveling Buddy Holly Tribute Band", The RAVE-ONS is led by Todd Meredith, who starred in CRT's hit 2013 musical "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" and can currently be seen on the CRT stage in "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash".
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Waylon Jennings' collection going up for auction
A collection of outlaw country singer Waylon Jennings' belongings will go on public auction this fall, including a rare 1958 motorcycle originally owned by Buddy Holly and locks of Willie Nelson's braided hair. New York City-based auction house Guernsey's will hold the auction of over 2,000 items Oct. 5 at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix.
Commentary: Rap against gangsta rap
Do music lyrics constitute actual threats or confessions? One of the biggest cases involving this emerging legal issue was decided last month when the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Vonte Skinner's songs could not be used as evidence against him.