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6 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Willie Nelson getting an unusual honor

Willie Nelson performs at The Backyard Live Oak Amphitheater in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, April 28, 2013.


Related Topix: Country, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

Home is where I can play guitar or write songs'

Famous for the songs she has written for stars like Faith Hill and Willie Nelson, Beth Nielsen Chapman is now reclaiming her old lyrics with a new album and a tour which will see her play Belfast's Grand Opera House.


Related Topix: Country, Faith Hill, United Kingdom Travel, Belfast, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Harlingen, TX

8 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Willie Nelson, master of Gong Kwon Yu Sul

Put another notch in Willie Nelson's belt - or perhaps five more notches: On April 28, he'll receive a fifth degree black belt in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul from Grand Master Sam Um at the Master Martial Arts studio.


Related Topix: Country, Bluegrass, Alison Krauss + Union Station

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Guitar World

Dolly Parton Celebrates Record Store Day 2014

Sony Masterworks and Dolly Parton celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19, with the release of a limited 7-inch vinyl.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Kenny Rogers

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Soundoff: Record Store Day returns Saturday, promising music galore

Founded in 2007, Record Store Day has pretty much become a national holiday for music lovers.


Related Topix: Country

Houston Press

Neon Boots Is Writing a New Chapter of Country Music

We've only just set foot in the bar, but have already been invited onto the dance floor a few times.


Related Topix: Country, Houston, TX, Pasadena, TX, Music, Entertainment

The Village Voice

Even Country Music Is Ready for Marijuana Legalization

It has been rough and rocky traveling for cannabis cowboys for most of the 40 years since " Me and Paul ," the hounded-by-the-Man classic in which Willie Nelson tipped off like-minded longhairs to the presence of narcs in Laredo.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Country, Music, Entertainment

Access Hollywood

Jessica Simpson attends the John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit

In today's Glam Slam feature: Jessica Simpson wowed the stylish crowd in her flattering citrus chic dress - it's spring personified.


Related Topix: The Dukes of Hazzard, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Jessica Simpson, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Family, Kids

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Los Lonely Boys bring 'Texican' to Carmel

Carmel >> Texas-based trio Los Lonely Boys has seen its share of highs and lows in its decade-long mainstream career.


Related Topix: Country, San Angelo, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

Coming here: Steeley Dan, July 24 at the AMP

The 70s jazz/rock band just announced a new Jamalot Ever After tour, and the Arkansas Music Pavilion is on the list of dates set for this summer.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steely Dan, Country

Bellingham Herald

Review: Price caps career with stirring last album

The late Ray Price titled his final studio recording "Beauty Is ." after an opening duet with Vince Gill that draws on the axiom about the eye of the beholder.


Related Topix: Ray Price, Country, Vince Gill

Sun Apr 13, 2014



A jam session to honor one local drummer whose played with some big names like Willie Nelson but isn't able to play anymore.


Related Topix: Country

Sat Apr 12, 2014

All About Jazz

Read "Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration Deluxe Edition"

But at the time, nobody knew if Dylan the songwriter was finished. In fact, nobody even knew if Dylan was going to show up to his own party at New York City's Madison Square Garden on October 16, 1992, where fellow '60s folk icons like Richie Havens were invited to deliver interpretations of Dylan material alongside contemporary singer/songwriters ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Folk, Richie Havens, Rosanne Cash, Lou Reed

The Huffington Post

Weed Time With Bill Maher

Long before it was presidential to say marijuana is safer than alcohol, comedian, best-selling author, MLB Mets co-owner and progressive talk-show host Bill Maher was one of the brightest torches in favor of sensible marijuana policy.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Country

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Erie Times News

McBride takes on soul classics

Of all contemporary country singers, Martina McBride seems the most well-suited to interpret classic soul tunes.


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Was, Country, The Carter Family

The Bluegrass Blog

Rhonda does Bloomberg

Rhonda Vincent has been in New York City this week doing promotionand publicity for her latest CD, Only Me .


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent, Country, Dolly Parton


Was Wendy Davis smart to save her 'selfies' for Willie Nelson bash, not Obama?

Since their brief meeting in Texas on Thursday, not even a "selfie" has emerged to document the meeting between President Obama and Wendy Davis took place at all.


Related Topix: Texas, Country, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Houston, TX, Cameras


Davis to host Nelson BBQ fundraiser

Few things are more revered in Texas than Willie Nelson and barbecue, and Wendy Davis is enlisting both for an upcoming campaign event.


Related Topix: Country, Western, Red Headed Stranger

Great Falls Tribune

Wylie and the Wild West play Ozark Club concert on May 3

Purchase tickets at The History Museum, 422 2nd St. S., or call 452-3462. Beer, wine and barbecue sandwiches will be available to show patrons.


Related Topix: Wylie & the Wild West, Country, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Stagecoach, Vaughn, MT, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash

Country Weekly

April 21, 2014 - Country Outlaws: Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard

The original "Outlaws" of country music, including Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, are still wielding a powerful influence on today's music.


Related Topix: Country, Waylon Jennings