| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:42 PM
The forecast for this weekend? Deliciousness. If you've wandered anywhere near the Loop this week, you're probably aware that the massive annual eat-a-thon known as Taste of Chicago already is underway, but two smaller fests—Windy City Smokeout...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:09 AM
The small town of Paris, Ill., is the birthplace of Carl Switzer, the late actor who played the iconic Alfalfa in the “Little Rascals” series, and Brett Eldredge, the country music singer whose singles “Don’t Ya” and “...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:36 PM
Country music's biggest stars gathered to celebrate at the 2014 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night, hosted by Kristen Bell. It was a night of reality show winners, and country music favorites.
“American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood took...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Windy City Smokeout stands out from other street festivals – and not just because it features impecably clean Porta-Potties. The three day festival takes place July 11-13 at the intersection of Grand Avenue and the Chicago River and is the only...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Dierks Bentley and Hank Williams Jr. are among the new acts added to the lineup for the 2014 Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderale beach April 12-13.
The two country firebrands join headliners Luke Bryan and Eric Church, Grammy winner Sheryl Crow and...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Country renegade Eric Church lives and writes on the edge, but when he takes the stage on the ocean’s rim at the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night, the metaphorical significance will be overshadowed by a more literal...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:05 AM
The "American Idol" Top 8 took the stage to sing the songs they'd auditioned with on Wednesday night and showed how far they've come during what Ryan Seacrest likes to call their "'Idol' journey."
"I'm so proud of everyone tonight," Keith Urban said...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The cowboy rides away a winner, as veteran Texas singer George Strait collected the top honor for entertainer of the year Sunday at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
The fan-voted award comes as Strait is in the midst of his...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Paramore and Fall Out Boy at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J., Katy Perry at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Michael Bolton at Sands Bethlehem Event Center and......
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Country chart-toppers Luke Bryan and Eric Church, Grammy winner Sheryl Crow and reggae favorite Ziggy Marley lead a diverse lineup of performers announced Monday for the second annual Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale beach April 12-13.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Country stars Luke Bryan and Eric Church will hit the beach this spring as headliners of Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival April 12 and 13 at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in South Florida. The two-day fest also will feature multi-platinum band...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A country singer who has had a dozen Top 15 songs in the past decade and whose past three albums have gone gold or platinum will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it has just been announced. Billy Currington, whose......