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CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Musician, Singer, and Songwriter, Lilla Releases...

Musician, singer, and songwriter, Lilla releases her second album, "The Awakening," just one week after graduating from Berklee College of Music.


Related Topix: Berklee College of Music, World News, Jamaica, Country

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Jay Brown - 'Beginner Mind'

Beginner Mind is a honey-laced, 11-song album that combines folk, country, gospel, and other intimate forms of acoustic music focusing on topics such as the happiness the artist has found in creating a home with his wife and child.


Related Topix: Country, Music, Entertainment


Willie Nelson Refuses To Give Up Pot In Texas

Pot smoker Willie Nelson is refusing to crackdown on his marijuana intake when he tours through his native Texas because he can afford the fines he's handed for breaking the state's strict possession laws.


Related Topix: Country, Marijuana

Braintree and Witham Times

Leading Dolly Parton tribute act heading to Thurrock

Sarah Jayne, who has been performing as Dolly Parton for more than 22 years, is set to take the stage at Circus Tavern, Meads Corner, Purfleet.


Related Topix: Country, Dolly Parton, Essex County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Willie Nelson and son coming to Kirby

JANE TYSKA/BAY AREA NEWS GROUP/MCT Country legend Willie Nelson performs on the Sutro stage during the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, in August 2013.


Related Topix: Country, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Independent

She's dark, sarcastic, and bashes life in Nowheresville ... so...

The singer has two Grammys for her first album under her belt and her celebrity fans include Willie Nelson, Ryan Adams and Katy Perry Susie Mesure writes interviews, news and features for the Independent on Sunday, Independent and i, and has done for the last ten years or so give or take two lengthy maternity leaves.


Related Topix: Country, Kacey Musgraves

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Sunday music picks: Little Dragon, Octopus Project, Terry Bozzio

Little Dragon at ACL Live. The Swedish quartet's latest release, "Nabuma Rubberband," is an intriguing mix of chilly nouveau R&B, city slicker club jams and indie electropop.


Related Topix: Little Dragon, Country

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Vince Gill & The Time Jumpers Close PCI's Summer Concert Series Tonight

Nashville's best and brightest studio musicians The Time Jumpers - including the venerable Vince Gill - bring Music City to Park City tonight, August 30. It's a blend of Texas swing-country-jazz-bluegrass that resists the confines of a particular genre and boasts ridiculous talent from an eclectic assortment of artists and pickers: Brad Albin , ... (more)


Related Topix: Vince Gill, Country, Park City, UT


Some dreams begin at your desk - in school

It's back-to-school time, and last week as I dropped my daughter Caroline off at her first day of first grade, I remembered the excitement that a new school year brings.


Related Topix: Texas, Country, Opinion


Booking Big Names

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Country, Theater, Arts

Thu Aug 28, 2014


5 Minutes in Texas With Micky and the Motorcars

Though formed by brothers Micky and Gary Braun in their native Idaho, Micky and the Motorcars - who have called Austin home for over a decade - are a true-blue Texas band.


Related Topix: Reckless Kelly, Country, Music, Entertainment

Travel World News

Virginia: Fall Festival Seasons Arrives in Charlottesville & Albemarle County

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau is inviting travelers to enjoy a multitude of festivals and other fun events in their area this fall.


Related Topix: Charlottesville, VA, Albemarle County, VA, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Country, Life, Food, Food Festival, Vegetables

Thursday Magnet

TOP 5: Weekend activities for Eden and surrounds

Discover the beauty and abundant sea life of Twofold Bay aboard a Cat Balou cruise, and have a meal and grab some delicious, fresh produce from Sprout Eden to round out a top day.


Related Topix: Country

Kidderminster Shuttle

Irish singer-songwriter to play town hall

A DOUBLE platinum selling singer-songwriter will be performing in Kidderminster as part of his UK tour later next month.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Johnny Cash, Country, Kris Kristofferson, Folk

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Walton Sun

Arbor Wealth: Stock picks, mutual funds, etc.

The Electric Horseman is a silly little dramatic comedy from 1979, starring Robert Redford and featuring Willie Nelson in his first major acting role.


Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, The Electric Horseman, Comedy Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Country, Celebrities, Robert Redford, Horse, Pets


Flashback: Miley Cyrus and 'Willie Nelson' Make Their TV Debut

Before she was Hannah Montana, before she twerked her way to national headlines, and long before she sent a homeless man onstage to accept her 2014 MTV VMA award , Miley Cyrus made her first-ever TV appearance as an adorable toddler, introducing viewers to her boyfriend, " Willie Nelson ."


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


Willie Nelson adds son to Kirby Center lineup

The F.M. Kirby Center announced Wednesday there will be an extra family member on hand when Willie Nelson & Family visits the city in two weeks.


Related Topix: Country, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Sys-Con Media

In The Great Debate Over Beatles Vs. Elvis, Beatles are...

Now, fifty years after that iconic performance, John, Paul, George and Ringo, otherwise known as The Beatles, are America's favorite musician or band, moving up from a tie for third place in 2010.


Related Topix: The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television, Country

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Interview: The David to Comcasta s Goliath

He's certainly making the attempt. Gottsch is the founder of RFD-TV , an Omaha-based television network that features shows like American Farmer, Classic Tractor Fever, and Corn College TV in the lineup.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Agriculture, Science, Country, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Something Else! Reviews

One Track Mind: Billy Joe Shaver with Willie Nelson, "Hard To Be An Outlaw"

This pairing is, of course, more than fitting. It was Billy Joe Shaver who gave heft, who gave real words, to the outlaw-country movement of the early 1970s - even if Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings personified it.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Texas