Singer and songwriter John Oates (Hall & Oates) will host the city’s first annual songwriters festival. 7908′ The Aspen Songwriters Festival will take place September 16-19 at the Wheeler Opera House, as well as the Belly Up Aspen club and other local venues in the historic artists’ haven of Aspen, Colorado. 7,908 feet is Aspen’s […]
The 45th annual Academy of Country Music Awards were held yesterday, and it was full of familiar faces, up-and-comers and quite a few surprises. Our gal Reba hosted. We were treated to performances from Brooks & Dunn and newcomer Laura Bell Bundy. The ubiquitous Lady Antebellum took home top honors for Vocal Group and Song […]
When the cool kids aren’t busy ignoring their Census requests, they’re kicking it oldschool and buying vinyl in a surprising resurgence. Even in the age of iTunes, the local record store is a vital institution in any and all musical genres, and on April 17, the Rob Gordons of the world will unite for Record […]
What better time to honor a musical legend like John Prine than when he’s still very much alive and producing great music? (He has a new live album coming May 25 that we’ll review soon. Click HERE to download a free track.) Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows will feature a dozen classic Prine compositions re-imagined […]
Johnny Cash moved, connected with, and inspired people all over the world through both his music and his personal life: his personal battles and demons, his unlikely rise to fame, and his lifelong love for June Carter Cash. Now you can use that inspiration as part of an artistic project that connects people across the […]
You may know him best as the lead vocalist for Poison, or maybe as a reality TV star on “Rock of Love,” or even as a solo artist, having just released the single “Nothing to Lose.” But now Michaels is tapping into his melodic prowess and knack for writing epic ballads to deliver a song […]
Honors Gala raised over $400,000 last year Business and music industry leaders and celebrities will gather to celebrate the T.J. Martell Foundation Honors Gala on Monday, March 22. In Nashville, the Foundation annually supports cancer research through the Frances Williams Preston Laboratories at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, in honor of Frances Preston, national President of the T.J. […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 22, 2010) The guest line-up for Jay Leno’s first show back as “The Tonight Show” was just released and Brad Paisley will be the musical guest – along with Jamie Foxx and Olympic Gold medal Skier Lindsey Vonn. “The Tonight Show” airs weeknights at 11:35pm ET on NBC.
Ain’t In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm, directed by Jacob Hatley, finds the musician thrust into the spotlight after a Grammy nomination and increasing popularity, but he is also now forced to confront the dark times after The Band’s demise. He’s haunted by throat cancer, bankruptcy, drug addiction and the tragic […]
Hey Josh Turner fans – did you catch him on The Dave Letterman show? If you didn’t, you can see it here. If you did, come on over and comment on the clip!