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Clapton tribute to close friend JJ Cale
The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale features 16 interpretations of Cale's typically laid-back repertoire and is named after a 1972 release Call Me The Breeze .
LIVE: Wussy @ the Low Beat, 7/24/14
As great as it was, the music was almost beside the point at the Wussy show on Thursday night at the Low Beat .
Exclusive Song Premiere: Listen to Billy Joe Shaver's 'The Git Go'
The veteran Americana singer and songwriter and Outlaw Country icon is back on the charts thanks to Willie Nelson 's version of Shaver's "Hard to Be an Outlaw" on his new Band of Brothers album which debuted at No.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Eric Clapton honors J.J. Cale with low-key style on 'The Breeze'
Eric Clapton calls his new album of J.J. Cale songs an appreciation rather than a tribute, and that word choice gets at the appealingly modest vibe of this record.
WLUK-TV Green Bay
Meyer Theatre announces 2 country concerts
Eldredge's single "Don't Ya," from his debut album, "Bring You Back," has climbed into the Top 10. He's also become familiar to country fans by opening for acts such as Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Trace Adkins, Willie Nelson and Taylor Swift.
Austin American Statesman
Liquid: 9 Banded Whiskey to be released during ACL Festival
In early October, when a certain music festival juggernaut sets up shop in Zilker Park, a group of entrepreneurs are debuting their new whiskey named after Texas' nine-banded armadillo and made in the spirit of Austin during the 1970s and 1980s.
Santa Barbara Independent
On A Letter Home , the old man takes a look at his life through the voices and visions of his folk-rock, blues, and country peers and heroes on the ultimate lo-fi cover album.
Tassie on map for Kenny Rogers
Rogers, who turns 76 next month, will play a one-off outdoor concert in Launceston in February as part of his Through The Years world tour.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
National Public Radio
First Listen: Christopher Denny, 'If The Roses Don't Kill Us'
Christopher Denny's voice wasn't the easiest to place when he debuted with Age Old Hunger in 2007.
CD review: 'Bridges'
If country music rests on a bedrock of tradition, there's good cause for an album like "Bridges," the likely breakout of Mary Sarah.
Consider these books of local interest for your end of summer reading list
Summer isn't over yet, so there's still plenty of time to add some beach reading material to your list.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Interstellar Rodeo comes out of the chute kicking
"Just be awesome!" Shauna de Cartier declared to the under-tent crowd at Hawrelak Park.
National Public Radio
Eric Clapton And J.J. Cale: Notes On A Friendship
There are, you could argue, two strands of Eric Clapton fans : those who love his scorching electric solos and groundbreaking fusions of blues and rock, and those who prefer his mellow, unplugged pop songs from later years.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Flashback: Kenny Rogers Takes 'Ruby' to First Farm Aid
In July 1985, while on stage in Philadelphia for Live Aid, the massive global benefit concert for famine relief in Ethiopia, Bob Dylan remarked that family farmers in the U.S. could use some help too.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Gangstagrass Embarks on Tour Near You
Rench first came up with the concept back in grade school when he would breakdance on cardboard to RUN-DMC during recess, then go home and listen to his parents' favorite country artists Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson on the stereo.
Willie Nelson Talks to Designer John Varvatos About Music, Nudie...
"Willie would like to see you on his bus now." For a country music fan, those words are the equivalent of inviting a Trekkie to spend time with Captain Kirk on the starship Enterprise.
WNWN-FM Battle Creek
Jack White, Dave Matthews, Neil Young, John Mellencamp & Willie Nelson to Hea...
This year's Farm Aid benefit show will take place on September 13 in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the lineup includes all the usual suspects, plus one new face: Jack White.
Snoop Dogg smoked weed in the White House
He's been to some high places in his time, but now Snoop Dogg has turned even the White House green - by lighting a cannabis joint in the bathroom.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
TemeculaTEMECULA: Phil Vassar performs at Wilson Creek Winery Sunday
In addition to his own No. 1 hits, "Just Another Day in Paradise" and "In a Real Love," artists such as Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson and Jo Dee Messina have also taken Vassar-penned tunes to the top of the charts.
12 Best Road Trip Songs
It's summer, so we're right in the middle of road trip season. Whether you're hitting the road for a family vacation or taking off to Vegas with a few of your best friends, there's no better way to see the country than from the window of your own car.