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1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle

Ray Benson recalls Wheel's early days

For nearly a half century, Ray Benson has steered Asleep at the Wheel. During that time members have gotten on, members have gotten off - more than 100 total - but, despite the name, Benson has guided the durable Western swing band without a crash.


Related Topix: Asleep at the Wheel, Country, Bob Wills

5 hrs ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Alex Preston American Idol "Always on My Mind" Video 4/23/14 #IdolTop6

Alex Preston sang, "Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson this week for his Country song choice.


Related Topix: Country

8 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Creative cocktails are big business

Snake Oil Co. partners Frankie Thaheld and Michael Esposito believe in integrating fresh produce and herbs into their specialty cocktails that they customize for special events, restaurants and San Diego Symphony.


Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Life, Food, Dining, Country

13 hrs ago | 105.7 The Bull

Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss adjust tour schedule over 'Urgent Health Concern'

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss won't be starting their collaborative tour next week as originally planned.


Related Topix: Country, Bluegrass, Alison Krauss, Alison Krauss + Union Station, Murray, KY, Louisville, KY

16 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

TEMECULA: Tony Suraci bringing The Highwayman show home

Tony Suraci will perform as The Highwayman at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater on Friday night.


Related Topix: Temecula, CA, Theater, Arts, Fallbrook, CA, Country, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Music, Entertainment

22 hrs ago | TVLine

American Idol Exclusive: Top 6 Song Spoilers

It'll be a little bit country, a little bit rock 'n roll - but without any Donnie and Marie ridiculata - when American Idol 's Top 6 hit the stage and tackle two songs apiece on Wednesday night .


Related Topix: Country, Carrie Underwood, Pop/Rock, The Black Crowes, The Guess Who, Dolly Parton

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Cat found in Cranbrook survives shooting, attempted beheading

An injured cat was found by the highway in Cranbrook and brought to their East Kootenay branch.


Related Topix: Country, Animal Rights, Canada,


Christopher Wild builds on '09 Tri-C High School Rock Off win, debuts new album

Christopher Wild, who was Chris Volante when he and his band the Sharp Edges won the 2009 Tri-C High School Rock Off, released his self-titled album last Saturday.


Related Topix: Belmont University, Nashville, TN, Country, Entertainment

USA Today

Country Hall of Fame inductees announced

Genre-leaping master vocalist Mac Wiseman, piano-playing hit-maker Ronnie Milsap and song-poet Hank Cochran will receive the country music industry's highest honor: induction into the Country Music Hall of Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.


Related Topix: Ronnie Milsap, Country, Mac Wiseman, Music!, Songwriter, Drama Movies, Best of 2007, Conway Twitty, Music, Entertainment

The Washington Post

Michelle Obama goes a Nashvillea no twang needed

Starring Michelle Obama and Kellie Pickler? Casting the first lady in a television cameo with the country music singer may at first sound odd.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, African-American, Country, West, TX, Sports

Daily Mail

Willie Nelson's daughter Paula arrested for marijuana possession

Kate and Wills arrive in the heart of Australia: Royal couple receive traditional Aboriginal welcome as they arrive at Ayers Rock Town duped by mom who wrote blog about chemotherapy and raised more than $20,000 in donations for herself 'by FAKING cancer' - and even 'conned' her own mother and husband Will the agony ever end for MH370 families? Now ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Country, Books, Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Carlene Carter returns to her family roots

Aspiring artists face few challenges more daunting than escaping the shadow of a family member who has established a reputation in the same field.


Related Topix: Carlene Carter, Country, The Carter Family, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Willie Nelson Receiving 5th Degree Black Belt in Korean Martial Arts

Willie Nelson may be approaching 81, but he isn't letting his age hinder his physical fitness.


Related Topix: Country, Red Headed Stranger, Music!, Western, Drama Movies, Austin, TX

Austin American Statesman

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The National and Warpaint at ACL Live . Check out our interview with Aaron Dessner of The National for more on one of indie rock's hottest acts of the past few years.


Related Topix: Country

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Times

Arts center reality far from original vision

The Center for the Performing Arts that Carmel taxpayers bought is not the one they were originally sold.


Related Topix: Country


Neil Young A Letter Home Covers Album Available

Jack White's Third Man Records has put the new Neil Young album up for sale in vinyl format with little fanfare this afternoon.


Related Topix: Country


Famous ACL performances take new form with Soundwaves art collection

As Austin City Limits gears up for its 40th anniversary , the beloved television show is embracing a new medium to reimagine some of its most magical music moments.


Related Topix: Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Austin, TX, Country

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Bluegrass trio The Devil Makes Three plans to turn up heat at intimate State Theatre performance

The Devil Makes Three, a bluegrass trio that will perform at this summer's Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island, will perform for an intimate State Theatre audience next week.


Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Newport, RI, Theater, Arts

Something Else! Reviews

Bob Wayne - Back to the Camper

After a two-album stint with metal label Century Media, DiY-country artist Bob Wayne heads Back to the Camper for his latest record , due out April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Metal, Century Media, Hard-Rock, Europe, Country


God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music

Sturgill Simpson's second album, Metamodern Sounds In Country Music , takes inspiration from both Ray Charles and research into near-death experiences.


Related Topix: Country, Kentucky