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The 'Blackfish' Effect: With California's...
Proposed legislation that would ban the use of orcas as amusement-park acts in California could turn up the heat on musical groups that can earn a 25 percent to 50 percent premium playing such venues.
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Heartbreaker Banquet's magical day of music ends with surprise headliner
Each year of Heartbreaker Banquet , the burning question swirling around the dusty road that runs through the center of Luck, Texas is, "Do you think Willie will show up?" Most people who ask know, though it's not likely, it is a possibility, especially since Nelson owns the rustic western town , and his home is just a few miles away.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Kinky Friedman: Texas Ready for Legalization of Pot
Country singer and songwriter Kinky Friedman says he is running for Texas Agricultural Commissioner because he wants to lift the state's prohibition on marijuana and hemp and he believes state residents do as well.
TV Recap: Jennifer Nettles, Eric Paslay, Gary Allan, Sara Evans, Luke Bryan And Oak Ridge Boys
Country artists JENNIFER NETTLES, ERIC PASLAY, GARY ALLAN, SARA EVANS, LUKE BRYAN, OAK RIDGE BOYS, and WILLIE NELSON have been making the television rounds this week, performing and promoting new projects.
Pat Green: Jams His Way to the Grizzly Rose
With 10 studio albums, countless tours and over 20 years of skillful experience, Pat Green encompasses country music excellence.
The Gaston Gazette
Today in history: Kitty Genovese stabbed to death
Today's Highlight in History: On March 13, 1964, bar manager Catherine "Kitty" Genovese, 28, was stabbed to death near her Queens, N.Y. home; the case generated controversy over the supposed reluctance of Genovese's neighbors to respond to her cries for help.
The Daily Republic
Today in History for March 13, 2014
On March 13, 1964, bar manager Catherine "Kitty" Genovese, 28, was stabbed to death near her Queens, N.Y. home; the case generated controversy over the supposed reluctance of Genovese's neighbors to respond to her cries for help.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
What's going on in East Texas this weekend? March 13-16
Here is your weekly list of events and entertainment going on around East Texas this weekend! Find something fun to do and support East Texas arts, music and business! Texas Art Quilts 1993-2011 presents 26 works by Texas artists and comes to the Cole Art Center from the Texas Quilt Museum.
SXSW in photos (part 1): Willie Nelson to Grumpy Cat to wrecking balls
Canadian actor and filmmaker Mike Myers, center, is flanked by actor Tom Arnold, left, and singer Willie Nelson, right at the VIP party held March 9 at Threadgill's on Riverside in honor of the debut of Myers' new documentary, "Supermensch," during the SXSW film festival.
The Daily Record
Celebrity odds and ends
The 20-year-old pop star surprised a small crowd at Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden in Austin, Texas, on Sunday night.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows
Begin with the Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1984, and remember who you're talking about.
Austin American Statesman
Neil Young on Pono
Neil Young's 5 p.m. session was officially billed as an "SXSW Interview," but it felt more like a keynote address, given that the completely full house in the Convention Center's largest ballroom buzzed with anticipation and adulation for the legendary rocker.
Buckle Up Country Fest Announces Lineup
The weekend after the big Bunbury Music Festival at the Sawyer Point/Yeatman's Cove parks along the riverfront, another festival by the same fest organizers, Buckle Up, is set to make its debut.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Music City Roots to Host Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
This Wednesday March 12th, at Music City Roots - Live from Loveless Cafe Barn, the featured artists will include Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Wild Ponies, Cabinet, Don duprie and Teea Goans.
Johnny Depp performs 'incognito' with Willie Nelson at Rodeo Austin during SXSW
Living legend Willie Nelson hit the Main Stage of Rodeo Austin on Sunday, March 9 and mega star Johnny Depp joined him on stage to perform his entire set.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Town Talk
How SXSW put itself on the music festival map
Roland Swenson was a 31-year-old proofreader and deliveryman for an alternative weekly newspaper in 1986 when he persuaded his bosses to put on a local music festival.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Jimmy Kimmel ready to film show in Austin during South by Southwest
He's become one of late-night TV's funniest men and now Jimmy Kimmel is taking his show on the road.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Heights Center Presents Nashville Songwriters on Stage March 25
The Heights Center presents Nashville Songwriters on Stage Tuesday, March 25 at the Center, 15570 Hagie Drive in Fort Myers.
LI farms, sustainability in film series
"Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island" is a documentary screening March 13 as part of a film series on sustainable living at The Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island in Garden City.
Country star Kacey Musgraves is just getting started
Grammy-winning country star Kacey Musgraves, who won best country song and best country album at the 2014 Grammy Awards, comes to Vancouver March 10 on Canadian tour.