Country Music guitarist great Gary H. Adams died on January 7, 2022. He was 78 years old and had lived a full life as a musician, husband and father. Best known as a founding member of George Jones’s touring band, and also as a member of Johnny Paycheck’s touring band…
The Grand Ole Opry is currently facing sharp criticism for allowing Morgan Wallen to perform on Saturday night’s Opry on January 8th. The first detail that everyone must understand is that Morgan Wallen was not a scheduled performer for Saturday evening’s Opry.
Well, if you got doubled up on getting screwed out of tickets to see what many thought was the official return of the Turnpike Troubadours at Red Rocks in Colorado on May 14th and 15th, your prayers for more opportunities to see them have been answered.
Make your way off the main roads, and down the two tracks of rural Western Kentucky where the promises of modern society are left unfulfilled, and the souls haven’t been lifted up by the march of progress, they’ve been abandoned by it, and become refugees of it.
Four of the six security guards at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row bar on Lower Broadway in Nashville charged in the death of 22-year-old Dallas Jordan “DJ” Barret were not properly licensed to work as security guards in the State of Tennessee.
The State of Georgia in the Southern United States boasts a strong stable of country legends from the past, and plenty of contemporary heroes as well. But the the former Soviet Republic of Georgia that sits at the crossroads of Europe and Asia is another story.
If you love Merle Haggard and Hoover up anything with his name on it, you’ll be happy to hear that a brand new 464-page “definitive” biography on The Hag is coming shortly from Hachette Books and New York Times Bestselling author Marc Eliot.
It’s hard enough for artists to know how to navigate touring and live performance in the pandemic era with the constantly changing restrictions, the lifting of restrictions, the re-implementation of restrictions, as well as lockdowns and mandates that are different for every locality.
It seems these days that life pinballs back and forth from one disaster to another. You almost have to be reminded that on December 10th, a cluster of tornadoes ravaged Western Kentucky and the surrounding areas and states, leaving a large swath of destruction.
When country music Hall of Famer Tom T. Hall passed away on August 20th, 2021 at the age of 85, it was safe to assume his death was due to health or natural causes, as is commonly the case with someone at such an advanced age. It was likely an open and shut case.
Look alive, and get ready for this Friday, because that’s when a slew of new Billy Strings dates go on sale, and it’s not a question of if they will sell out, but how fast. We can confirm this since every single venue Strings played in the Fall/Winter of 2021 sold out.
Bold, confident, and clear-eyed, with a voice as striking as it was when she first broke onto the scene in the 60’s, Connie Smith puts her superior and apparently timeless talents to work on eleven songs on her first album in 10 years.
Taken from a Westwood One radio broadcast with announcer and all, what makes this recording unique is it includes all kinds of stage banter, stories, and jokes from Randy, and it comes from a legendary spot in Gilley’s during a really important time in Randy’s career.