George Jones is considered one of the greatest living country music legends of all time. In 2013, however, he will retire from the road after one last “Grand Tour.”
The Mississippi-born singer and songwriter gave us two of the most iconic songs of the late 1960s. She turns 68 years old today.
In a new Rolling Stone interview, Hank Williams, Jr. thanks ESPN for his career resurgence and says President Obama is “the worst” and “hates America.”
He may have Alzheimer’s, but on stage Glen Campbell can still sing, charm his fans, and play guitar like the dickens. His 18-song set in Chicago was a playful, endearing run through his best-known songs.
Nicknamed the “Gentle Giant” for his laid-back demeanor and easygoing approach to music (not to mention the fact he was rather tall), Don Williams and his smooth, rich voice were familiar to country fans through […]
A masterful flatpicker, warm vocalist, and a genius at interpreting old-time folk and bluegrass (as well as contemporary) material, Arthel ‘Doc’ Watson was a solid link in the musical chain between the worlds of traditional […]
The illness that has been dogging country legend George Jones for the past several weeks apparently is not going away. According to a statement on Jones’s website, the 80-year-old Country Music Hall of Famer was […]
Willie Nelson spent most of last week heavily promoting his new album, Heroes, released on May 15. But at his recent concert at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, New Jersey (his second of two nights […]
One of the biggest country hitmakers of the 1980s, Ricky Skaggs, is getting yet another honor: a special Grand Ole Opry tribute in celebration of his 30th anniversary as an Opry member. Skaggs joined the […]
MerleFest, the renowned annual bluegrass, folk, and country music festival in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, kicked into gear this weekend with performances from a range of traditionally minded artists including Deep Dark Woods, Dailey & Vincent, […]
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