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That Band Billy Bob Thornton is In is Touring Again

That’s right, friends. William Robert Thornton, of Sling Blade fame, is going back on the road with his rockabilly band, The Boxmasters. Fun fact: he goes by “Bud” while on tour. The group is touring on their last album, Modbilly, which topped the Americana Radio Chart for two weeks, and on their Christmas comp, Christmas […]

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Today in WTF-Inducing SNL Digital Shorts…

In the latest Andy Samberg-helmed Digital Short on Saturday Night Live, Samberg plays himself and Kenan Thompson plays….himself…disguised…as…Reba McEntire. The two sing a hip-hop duet about how Andy and “Reba” are an item. We got a few laughs out of it, but we can’t help but wonder what the real Reba thought of the video. […]

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Country Music Awards Open Thread

Good thing Kanye West wasn’t invited to the Country Music Awards, because he would have had to get up and interrupt Taylor Swift quite a few times. Swift picked up awards for Album of the Year (for Fearless), Female Vocalist of the Year and Music Video of the Year (for “Love Story”). Other top honors […]

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Watson Twins To Release New Album On Vanguard Records

The Watson Twins will unveil their sophomore release Talking To You, Talking To Me on Vanguard Records February 9, 2010, their most ambitious album to date. The new album finds the Watson Twins taking a soulful turn a la Carole King, but with a pop edge reminiscent of Feist. The result is a heartfelt nod […]

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WDVX Blue Plate Special: Band of Heathens – 11/4/09

On Wednesday, Nov. 4 at noon, check out a LIVE performance by Band of Heathens and Taylor Brown on WDVX 89.9 FM’s Blue Plate Special, at the Knoxville Visitors Center on the corner of Gay St. and Summit Hill Dr. in downtown Knoxville, TN. (The WDVX Blue Plate Special features a live performance each weekday […]

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Blind Boys Of Alabama To Release Duets

Featuring Collaborations With Ben Harper, Randy Travis, Bonnie Raitt and More, Including Previously Unreleased Recordings with Lou Reed, John Hammond, and Toots Hibbert Due October 27th On Saguaro Road Records Fairfax, VA — As the Blind Boys of Alabama head into their seventh decade of belting out impeccable harmonies it’s only fitting for them to […]

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Oh Snap, Stagecoach is Back!

And Brooks & Dunn are going to be there. Beat that, Coachella. Stagecoach, country’s answer to the storied indie-rock desert ‘fest is returning to Indio, Calif. on April 24th and 25th, 2010. In addition to the Brooks & Dunn reunion, we also have the first-ever festival appearances of Keith Urban and Toby Keith to look […]

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