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6 hrs ago | City Paper

Watch the Trailer for Dave Grohl's Sonic Highways, With a Guest Appearance by Ian MacKaye

Those who've been salivating in anticipation of local boy Dave Grohl 's long-awaited HBO miniseries can wipe up some of their drool today.

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

10 hrs ago | RollingStone

Dave Matthews on Willie Nelson: 'He Really Is Revolutionary'

On September 13th, Farm Aid is returning to Raleigh, North Carolina. Dave Matthews first played the event in 1995 and now sits on its board of directors alongside Willie Nelson , Neil Young and John Mellencamp .

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Related Topix: Country, Raleigh, NC, Music, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

New trailer for Foo Fighters' 'Sonic Highways' HBO series previews Preservation Hall footage

A newly released trailer for the Foo Fighters' upcoming HBO series "Sonic Highways" opens with 30 seconds of footage shot in New Orleans, mostly at Preservation Hall.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Foo Fighters, New Orleans, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Trombone Shorty, Country, Music, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | News Max

Willie Nelson's Braids to Hit the Auction Block

Some of the most distinctive hair in American music is up for sale with Willie Nelson's trademark braids heading to the auction block, where they are expected to fetch between $50,000 to $60,000.

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Related Topix: Country, Waylon, Music!, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Balvenie Sherry Cask 15 Year: A Whiskey Elegie

Yes, yes, we all know in excruciating detail of the perils of that Demon Whiskey, how it's ruined lives and started wars and provoked gunfights and ruined marriages.

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Related Topix: Country

The Daily Record

Celebrity Odds & Ends

Jon Bon Jovi isn't averse to taking ice cold showers -- at least when it's for a good cause.

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Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Neligh, NE, Country, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, George Bush

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Truthdig

Neil Young and Willie Nelson to Stage Musical Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline

Singing legends Willie Nelson and Neil Young will be putting on a show on a family farm in Nebraska on September 27 .

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Related Topix: Country, Nebraska, US News, Liberal Political News

Phoenix New Times

Print Version

When Arlin Troutt was sentenced in February of 1996 for a marijuana-selling conspiracy, a crowd of supporters came to the Minneapolis federal courtroom to cheer him on.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Country, Gold Canyon, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix New Times

Arlin Troutt, Marijuana Activist, Vows to Appeal Ruling on Arizona Cultivation Limit

When Arlin Troutt was sentenced in February of 1996 for a marijuana-selling conspiracy, a crowd of supporters came to the Minneapolis federal courtroom to cheer him on.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Country, Gold Canyon, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Interview: Billy Joe Shaver on Bob Dylan, new country

Billy Joe Shaver weighs in on the state of modern country, being celebrated with a shout-out from Bob Dylan in a song and how Dylan almost made him give up writing.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Life, Self Defense, Music, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Amazon Book Editors Reveal List of 2014 'Big Fall Books'

Amazon.com today announced its annual Big Fall Books Preview to help readers discover the best upcoming releases.

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Related Topix: Nonfiction, Arts, Country, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Drama, New York

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Market's Double Bucks program helps feed families

Anna Sullivan and Destiny Mahony help customers at the Durham Farmer's Market on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Creedmoor, NC, Pittsboro, NC, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Food Festival, Country

North Platte Bulletin

Neil Young, Willie Nelson concert set in path of Keystone XL Pipeline

Tickets go on sale Wednesday for Neil Young and Willie Nelson in a benefit concert Sept.

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Related Topix: Country, Neligh, NE, Nebraska, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Caller

Willie Nelson Ends His Shows With POUNDS Of Weed Left On Stage

Willie Nelson, notable pot enthusiast, said he never needs to buy weed because fans regularly give it him and leave pounds of marijuana on stage for him after concerts.

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Related Topix: Country, Western, Red Headed Stranger, Books, Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Willie Nelson Never Has to Buy Pot

Marijuana may be a rare commodity for most people in the United States, but Willie Nelson never has to worry about it! The Red Headed Stranger says that he's ended some shows with pounds of weed on the stage.

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Related Topix: Country, Western, Marijuana, Red Headed Stranger

Los Angeles Times

Billy Joe Shaver shines during 75th birthday party at the Satellite

Outlaw country legend Billy Joe Shaver performs on his 75th birthday at the Satellite in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Kris Kristofferson, Music, Entertainment

Country Weekly

Billy Joe Shaver Talks Music, Bars and Women

Billy Joe Shaver, long credited as one of country's original "outlaws," has released a new album, Long in the Tooth , his first collection of original music since 2007.

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National Public Radio

Falling In Love With Language - Through The Power Of Hymns

Anyone thoughtful - no matter what their spiritual leaning - can appreciate the art of the hymn: The rhythm, the sonorous language, the discipline and structure.

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Cape Cod Times

Cappello shines as cool Cline in 'Always'

Patsy Cline was a huge star in the 1950s and early '60s, a pioneer in country music, crossing into pop and rockabilly, singing honest lyrics written by such troubadours as Willie Nelson and Hank Williams.

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Related Topix: Patsy Cline, Country, Hank Williams

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Nashville's high notes

The famous Grand Ole Opry, a variety stage show, is the longest-running live radio program and a must-see.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Country

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