As Nashville filled up this week with music fans from around the country for the annual CMA Fest, the inaugural Country FanJam was planned for the Tennessee State Fairgrounds just south of downtown. Featuring two stages, food and craft vendors, and four days of entertainment beginning on Thursday, over 40 separate acts were booked on the two stages.
Tuesday, February 18th was the inaugural Ameripolitan Music Awards at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Austin, TX. To see a complete list of winners, a play by play account of the night, and more pictures, please check out the 2014 Ameripolitan Awards LIVE Blog. Here are some photographs of the night from photographer C. C. Ekström of the excellent website Almost Out Of Gas.
2014, Ameripolitan, Ameripolitan Music Awards, Big Sandy, Dale Watson, Dawn Sears, Earl Poole Ball, Elizabeth Cook, James Hand, Jason Roberts, Jim Heath, Johnny Bush, Mike Bernal, Mojo Nixon, Pearls Mahone, Redd Volkaert, Reverend Horton Heat, Rosie Flores, Sarah Gayle Meech, Tonya Watts, Wayne Hancock, Whitey Morgan
On paper, this movie had so much promise: an all-star country cast, a critically-acclaimed novel Provinces of Night to cull a screenplay from, and the omnipresent T Bone Burnett presiding over the music presentation. However Bloodworth falls into the classic dilemma of the movie adapted from a novel trying to develop characters and deep, intertwined story lines in the time it takes to munch down a jumbo tub of pop corn.
On Thursday (8-26), former body double, current heartfelt songwriter, and overall general badass Tonya Watts will be chatting LIVE with YOU, if you so choose. The deal will go down at 7 PM time of the Central persuasion, in the live chat room of www.am1670.org.
Helldorado of hank3.com has announced that Hank Williams III will be playing a series of free concerts at the legendary Layla’s Bluegrass Inn on Broadway in Nashville at the end of the year. Layla’s is one of the last true honky-tonks on Nashville’s music row, and Hank III is one of a very small stable […]
I was happy to hear the news yesterday that the Queen of Rockabilly, the immortal Wanda Jackson is going to be inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame on April 4th as an early influence inductee. If you do not know who Wanda Jackson is then shit, I don’t even know where to […]
OK people, got tons of stuff going down that you need to know about, so in no frills fashion here it is hard and heavy: Hank III Interview Now on Podcast: Big G’s interview with Hank III on the Texas Roadshow is now up on podcast HERE for your listening enjoyment! IT IS OVER AN […]
The Crazy Bitch Night girls at a recent Hank III show at Layla’s Bluegrass Inn in Trashville: Hank III singing and Tonya Watts pole dancing. Doesn’t get any better than this. If you’re into REAL country music, and hot women, WITH TALENT !!! Then you should swing by myspace.com/crazybitchnight and check that out. Lots of […]
Hank Williams III is going to be on Fuel TV’s Daily Habit on November 7th at ‘Prime Time’ (sry, that’s all I got) and twice on November 10th. So consider your ass told. I’m guessing it will also be archived on their site, and maybe one of you video people can roll tape on it. […]
Yesterday, Hank III played another show at Layla’s Bluegrass Inn in Trashville, TN. Just as a disclaimer, I dropped a big hint that this would happen in my last blog, but because it wouldn’t behoove anybody if the word got out so much that Layla’s was shut down by the Po Po or the Fire […]