When Fans Become Constituents: The Injustice of Being a Non-Political ...
A little over a decade ago, the Dixie Chicks were at the pinnacle of country music.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Dixie Chicks founders honored as distinguished alums at Dallas' Greenhill School
Along with 13 Grammy Awards and more than 30 million albums sold, sisters and Dixie Chicks co-founders Martie Maguire and Emily Robison have a new honor for the trophy case.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Court Yard Hounds to Release "Amelita" on July 16
After releasing their self-titled debut, Court Yard Hounds, featuring sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire aka the members of the Dixie Chicks that aren't the career killer known as Natalie Maines, will release their follow up album Amelita on July 16 on Columbia Records.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Dixie Chicks Sisters Are Back! EXCLUSIVE Listen To Title Track Off New Album, Amelita
If you didn't get your fill last night at the CMT Music Awards , then this EXCLUSIVE nugget of new music will get your boots ready for kickin'! The post- Dixie Chicks group Court Yard Hounds , which features sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire , has a new album coming out this July.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Live from '92, the (original) Dixie Chicks play the Majestic Theatre in this newly restored footage
From the sound of Natalie Maines' recent comments , the Dixie Chicks are no more - at least for the time being, given their respective time constraints and, well, the lack of inspiration, let's say.
Album review: Mother - Natalie Maines
When the Dixie Chicks joined the Axis of Evil it killed their country music station playability but the anti-Bush backlash helped them to Grammy success.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Court Yard Hounds Savor 'Sunshine' - Song Premiere
Emily Robison and Marie Maguire pushed through some tough emotional times on their first album as Court Yard Hounds Robison's 2008 divorce, in particular but now the Dixie Chicks offshoot is back with a new perspective on their new album Amelita , which is due out July 16th on Columbia Records.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Natalie Maines - Mother
Dixie Chicks' lead singer Natalie Maines's first solo album is a not unexpected departure from her country roots following the hysterical backlash she received in the US after she attacked the then president George W Bush's decision to invade Iraq in 2003.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Pop spotlight: Winstock Country Music Festival
Friday-Saturday: We were pretty gosh darn excited about the area debut of the Pistol Annies, that spunky country trio that could take the place of the Dixie Chicks in our hearts and iPods.
Fri May 31, 2013
Natalie Maines: A Dixie Chick Declares War on Nashville
At a graduation ceremony, one of her favorite teachers offered a mock prediction: She would be elected president of the United States, then get "kicked out of office for excessive talking." For Maines, who instead grew up to be the Dixie Chicks' lead singer, then the most vilified woman in Dixie, and now, at age 38, a fledgling solo artist, the ... (more)
Dixie Chicks Duo Does Double Duty As Court Yard Hounds
A new Court Yard Hounds album is on the way. The post-Dixie Chicks group featuring sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire announced today they will release "Amelita," their sophomore album, on July 16 via Columbia Records.
Thu May 30, 2013
Peter Cooper goes to battle with Natalie Maines' 'War on Nashville'
I have tried. Lots of us have tried. I have written over and again about the wrongs done to you by the corporate radio establishment ten years ago, when you and your bandmates in the Dixie Chicks were removed from radio playlists after you made comments critical of then-president George W. Bush.
Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw on the roster for Craven Country Jamboree
Kenny Chesney , Tim McGraw and Dixie Chicks are among the acts slated for the Craven Country Jamboree, Canada's longest-running multi-day music festival.
Tue May 28, 2013
Monsters and Critics
Chesney, McGraw, Dixie Chicks and more set for Craven Country Jamboree
Not bad for a seemingly average-guy from Knoxville, TN! ... more Country music icons Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and The Dixie Chicks are set to join Randy Travis, Phil Vassar, Scotty McCreery, Brantley Gilbert and more at the Craven Country Jamboree - the world's greatest country music festival that runs July 11th - 14th.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Come support the Pisgah alumni chorus show
When I look back on my time at Pisgah High School, there are very few things that I truly miss, but I would go back to my teens in a second if I could relive the days of singing my heart out on stage with my fellow chorus buddies.
Fri May 24, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Stiefel Theatre announces rest of 2013 concert lineup
Tickets for these new shows, which run through December, go on sale at 9 a.m. May 31 at www.stiefeltheatre.org , ticketmaster.com or by calling 785-827-1998. Mark Selby and Tia Sillers, 8 p.m. Aug.
Thu May 23, 2013
Conan O'Brien Made an Awesome Video Response to Taylor Swift's Video '22'
Conan made a video response to Taylor Swift's music video "22" in which he boards the Straight Talk Express and tells viewers what being 22 is really like.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
Voltaire said, "Originality is nothing but judicious imitation," and with nine out of 10 tracks on Mother being covers, Natalie Maines takes that assertion to heart.
Tyler Marcum Recreates Interpretive Dixie Chicks...
"When I was 20 I filmed an interpretive dance to Dixie Chicks ' "Landslide" in my college bedroom - and in my underwear.
30-Year-Old Man Does Underwear Dance with His 20-Year-Old Self: VIDEO
Tyler Marcum filmed a video of himself doing an interpretive dance to the Dixie Chicks cover of "Landslide" ten years ago, when he was 20.