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3 hrs ago | RollingStone

Dave Grohl's 'Sonic Highways' Take Him to Nashville

Following his success with the 2013 documentary Sound City , Dave Grohl decided to chronicle Foo Fighters ' cross-country trek to record songs for their eigth album, due in November, in storied studios in eight musical cities.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Foo Fighters, Country, Music, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | Camden Chronicle Independent

With a little help from his friends

Some people go to a concert wanting to see the lead act and wanting to hear from the lead act only.


Related Topix: Country, Travelers Rest, SC, Camden, SC, Kris Kristofferson

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Friday's Pick: Rascal Flatts & Sheryl Crow

After a night of Soul and R&B, the Austin360 Ampitheater will host some of the biggest names in Country music as part of the 2014 Rewind Tour.


Related Topix: Country, Rascal Flatts, Pop/Rock, Sheryl Crow, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger


7 Reasons Why Hootie Was Country All Along

Long before he rebranded himself as a chart-topping country singer, Darius Rucker built his reputation as "Hootie," the baritone-voiced frontman of Hootie & the Blowfish.


Related Topix: Country, Darius Rucker, Hootie & the Blowfish, Pop/Rock, Columbia, SC, Music, Entertainment

Dallas Observer

Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen at House of Blues, 7/9/14

Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen Hold My Beer and Watch This Tour House of Blues, Dallas Wednesday, July 9, 2014 An unusually functional prop set the stage, both literally and figuratively, for last night's Randy Rogers' and Wade Bowen's show at House of Blues in Dallas.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Country, Music!, Pure Country, Drama Movies, George Strait

Journal Gazette

Country newcomer lands duets with legends

Sarah's debut album, 'Bridges,' features duets with their original performers, including Parton and Nelson, on their well-known country songs.


Related Topix: Country, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, Starkville, MS

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Willie Nelson

"Well, it seems that I've been here before/ So if this means that there is more bring it on."


Related Topix: Country, Beer for My Horses, Red Headed Stranger, Music!, Western, Drama Movies, Lonestar, Music, Entertainment

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Clash In Nashville: A Property Battle On Music Row Draws A Crowd

Inside RCA Studio A, whose sale has sparked a wave of backlash from the Nashville music community, Ben Folds addresses press and supporters.


Related Topix: Country, Jazz, Tony Bennett


Country Funk II 1967-1974

Country has always drawn from African-American music, but as part two of this Southern-fried funk compilation series shows, that cross-genre impulse got wildly amplified in the Sixties and Seventies.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Kenny Rogers, Music, Entertainment


Richard Hyatt: Krispy Kreme is more than just doughnuts

You could call it a comfort food, but when you get down to it, a Krispy Kreme doughnut is closer to an obsession or an addiction.


Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Country

Alabama Live

'Reg's Coffee House' playlist for July 6 show

Scott Register hosts "Reg's Coffee House" on Birmingham Mountain Radio each Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Paul McDonald & Nikki Reed - Misery Ben Watt - Forget Bad Things - Vices Bon Iver - Heavenly Father Puss N Boots - Don't Know What It Means Spoon - Do You Fire Mountain - Be Your Eyes The Heavy Hearts - Georgia Grown Jeremy Fischer - I Love ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgia, Heavy, Country, Entertainment

Nashville Scene

Jamey Johnson: The Cream Interview

Only one artist has ever expressed to me his thanks for not making him hostile during an interview, and that's Jamey Johnson.


Related Topix: Jamey Johnson, Country, Bobby Bare, Bill Anderson, George Jones

Colorado Springs Independent

A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Sturgill Simpson, and Smoke Fairies

If A Sunny Day in Glasgow's Ben Daniels wasn't such a happy transcendentalist, his band might resemble the more angst-ridden Dirty Projectors.


Related Topix: Country

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Lee Ann Womack, Jerry Douglas to Host 25th Bluegrass Awards

Grammy-winning country vocalist Lee Ann Womack and Grammy-winning musician Jerry Douglas will host IBMA's 25th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, scheduled for October 2 at Raleigh, North Carolina's Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Lee Ann Womack, Country, Raleigh, NC


Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson Duet With Teen Prodigy

Yesterday, Mary Sarah turned 19 years old. Today, she's releasing Bridges , a duet-filled album featuring cameos by some of the biggest living legends of country music.


Related Topix: Country, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Ronnie Milsap, Big & Rich, Music, Entertainment

Wall Street Journal

John Hiatt: The Indefatigable Songwriter

"Sometimes love can be so wrong," John Hiatt sings in his bluesy growl during a recent set at the Iridium in New York City.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Hiatt, Country, Drugs


Ask Billboard: Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift's Red...

March 27: Taylor Swift performs with Ed Sheeran on stage at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Newark, NJ

Lansing State Journal

Willie Nelson concert in Charlotte canceled again

Country-Western great Willie Nelson has canceled his performance at the Eaton County Fairgrounds this summer, a concert that was intended to raise money to keep a local senior center afloat.


Related Topix: Country, Charlotte, MI, Eaton County, MI

Seattle Times

The amazing Mary Sarah debuts with country all-stars | New recordings

It seems almost incomprehensible that an 18-year-old singer could earn the respect of some of country music's biggest living legends, but Mary Sarah makes it seem like she's known them for years on her debut album, "Bridges."


Related Topix: Country, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Carrie Underwood

Dallas Observer

Painter Dan Colcer On Finding a Home in the United States, a Neighborhood in Deep Ellum

The 38-year-old surrealist tattoos it like a skin artist from Elm Street Tattoo.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Home Gardening, Home, Country, Dallas, TX