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Yesterday | Camden Chronicle Independent

With a little help from his friends

Some people go to a concert wanting to see the lead act and wanting to hear from the lead act only.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Travelers Rest, SC, Camden, SC

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Kris Kristofferson Meets Johnny Cash on 'Drunk History'

Kris Kristofferson was a struggling songwriter and part-time janitor when he first met Johnny Cash at a Nashville recording studio.


Related Topix: Country, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

USA Today

Music stars 'Look Again' at Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears'

Marking the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears', Sony Music Masterworks is releasing 'Look Again to the Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited' on Aug. 19 with remakes of the eight originals.


Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, Folk, Native Americans, Hendersonville, TN, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Songwriter Spotlight: Rivers Rutherford

" On the gates of Graceland, there's Elvis playing guitar. We'd drive past it every day, and I said, 'Daddy, I want one of those,'" the decorated songwriter remembers.


Related Topix: Music!, Songwriter, Drama Movies, Country, The Highwaymen, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Miley Cyrus, Life Coach: Lessons From the Bangerz Tour Special

Miley Cyrus is mostly known as the tongue-wagging pop provocateur and former Hannah Montana child star who can't be tamed , but as she showed Sunday night during her Bangerz Tour NBC television special, she could probably have a second career as a life coach should she ever want to.


Related Topix: Hannah Montana, Entertainment, Television, Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Country

Sat Jul 05, 2014


Law and Order's Kathryn Erbe to Appear in DTF New Play Reading, 7/13

Dorset Theatre Festival continues its tradition of New Play Development with a reading of acclaimed playwright Nicole Burdette 's Utterly Changed.


Related Topix: Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Crime TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kathryn Erbe, Theater, Arts, Country

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Billy Joe Shaver at the Hamilton: Still an outlaw after all of these years

Shaver helped launch country music's "outlaw" faction in 1973, writing 11 of the 12 tracks on Waylon Jennings's "Honky Tonk Heroes," the album often cited as the movement's first record.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Northern Daily Leader

Anna's Country Music Notes: Here's the hoedown lowdown

For the next four days you can immerse yourself in some of the finest country music this side of the Black Stump.


Related Topix: Adam Harvey, Country, Willie Nelson, The Highwaymen, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash


Paula Nelson Band to Take the Stage at the Suncoast Showroom, 8/15

The Paula Nelson Band brings soulful vocals and their signature Americana sound to the Suncoast Showroom August 15. Surrounded by music royalty at a young age, Nelson was inspired to begin a singing career by high profile artists including Leon Russell, Kris Kristofferson , Mickey Newberry, Jesse Colter, Rita Coolidge, and her talented father, ... (more)


Related Topix: Country, Transportation, Trucking, DICE, Boyd Bros Transportation, IP Street

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

Q&A: Austin City Limits' Terry Lickona on show's 40th anniversary

Sheryl Crow , Bonnie Raitt , Kris Kristofferson and close to a dozen more acts who have played before Austin City Limits television cameras over the past four decades were back in town June 26 to tape the show's 40 th anniversary special at the ACL Live at Moody Theater.


Related Topix: Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Country, Theater, Arts, Weird

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Something Else! sneak peek: Jerry Lee Lewis, "Rock and Roll...

There was always a little country, and a little gospel, in Jerry Lee Lewis' groundbreaking rock sides for Sun Records - and, more than 55 years later, not much has changed.


Related Topix: Rock & Roll, Rock-N-Roll, Country, The Rolling Stones, Pop/Rock, Robbie Robertson, Nils Lofgren

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Steve Earle 's presence, versatility overcomes sound glitches

Hazel Burt was first in line to meet Steve Earle for an autograph session following Thursday's concert at Vanier Hall.


Related Topix: Country, Steve Earle, Willie Nelson

Fri Jun 27, 2014


Austin City Limits blows roof off Moody Theater with 40th season celebration

If forty seasons of Austin City Limits has proven anything, it's that KLRU knows how to put on a show.


Related Topix: Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Theater, Arts, Crazy Heart, Celebrities, Jeff Bridges, Country

World Magazine

Notable CDs

Armchair therapists will have a field day with this ethereal, electronica-pop in that the lead vocalist Chris Martin has admitted it was inspired by the end of his decade-long marriage to Gwyneth Paltrow.


Related Topix: Folk, Nick Drake, Country, Paris, TX, Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Thursday music picks

"Austin City Limits" Celebrates 40 Years at ACL Live. It'll probably take a good find on Stubhub to get in, but this major taping for a 40th-anniversary special set to air in prime-time on PBS this fall features hosts Jeff Bridges and Sheryl Crow and will include performances by Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Clark Jr., Jimmie Vaughan, ... (more)


Related Topix: Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Country, Joe Ely, Robert Earl Keen, Willie Nelson

The Pordland Mercury

Barstool Blues

WILLY VLAUTIN has a set of water glasses sitting on the floor of his office in St. Johns.


Related Topix: Country

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Moment in Time: The music dies at the Riverboat

A Variety article in 1968 highlighted the appearance of Joni Mitchell at the Riverboat, a tight coffeehouse located below street level at 134 Yorkville Ave., the epicentre of the Toronto folk-music and counter-culture scene.


Related Topix: Country


Jerry Lee Lewis Readies Star-Studded New Album 'Rock & Roll Time'

Rock & roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis is set to have a big year, as the 78-year-old Killer will release Rock & Roll Time , his third album in a decade, and Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story , his memoir co-authored with Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg, on October 28th.


Related Topix: Country, Valley Center, CA, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jun 23, 2014


Tribute Band The Highwaymen Live to Perform at Chumash Casino Resort

The Highwaymen Live will pay tribute to the original outlaws of country music when their acclaimed show reaches the Chumash Casino Resort's Samala Showroom at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17. The Highwaymen Live tribute band features Michael Moore as Willie Nelson, Bob Gill as Waylon Jennings and Philip Bauer as Johnny Cash.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, The Highwaymen, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash

Dallas Observer

Kris Kristofferson Embraced His Own Mortality Bass Performance Hall

Authenticity and impeccable simplicity have always been Kris Kristofferson 's stock-in-trade.


Related Topix: Country, John Steinbeck, Vocal