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Album Review: James Hand–Shadow on the Ground

James Hand—Shadow on the Ground—Rounder–2009 James Hand is countrier than you. In fact, he was country before (and while and after) country was cool—the 57-year-old has been playing his point-blank honky-tonk in Texas roadhouses since he was in his teens, and now, four decades on, he is a beloved, Willie Nelson-endorsed local legend. For 35 of […]

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Live chat with smokin’ hot sarah darling

NASHVILLE — August 21, 2009 — This coming Tuesday, August 25, Black River artist SARAH DARLING will be conduction a live, on-line chat for her fans. The chat will take place at 7:00 PM (Central) on Darling’s StickAm page. Fans can connect via Questions are now being accepted at

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Country can be hip. And country can be tech-savvy. We all know this, of course, but thanks to the newest generation of pop-country artists, soon the whole world will know. Gloriana, the fresh-faced quartet who gained incredible fan momentum this summer opening for Taylor Swift, is a clear example: members showcase their youthful hi-jinks on […]

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Interview: Stephen Kellogg

Intro: Forget G.I. Joe when looking at this summer’s Real American Hero. Look no further than singer-songwriter Stephen Kellogg, who fights villainous poison ivy plants and performs his tunes for soldiers and foreign heads of state alike. Kellogg even takes on bears, at least in metaphorical terms, with his band The Sixers’ new album, The […]

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We Like Free Things: Who Wants a Sugarland Poster?

So apparently movie theatres are doing this new-fangled thing now where they are no longer content to just show movies, but they also are now showing concerts and Broadway performances and…opera. And they try to make it all extreme and dynamic and stuff (Extreeeeeme Opera! A “La Traviata” that will BLOW. YOUR. MIND. This Sunday, […]

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Rest In Peace, Mike Seeger – Read his last interview

The music world lost an incredible performer with the passing of folk virtuoso Mike Seeger this weekend. Seeger, best known for his work with the New Lost City Ramblers in the 1950s and 1960s, died Friday of multiple myeloma at his home in Lexington, Va. He was 75. His survivors include 13 grandchildren and his […]

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