| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Ask Garth Brooks, who plays the first show of his seven-performance run in Atlanta starting Friday night, what the secret of his continuing popularity is, and he’s stumped.
“I wish I could explain it: Of course -- I’m beautiful, are...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Fans of ABC's drama "Nashville" are getting to know not only the show's fictional country music divas, struggling songwriters and aspiring musicians but the very real music venues they play and the neighborhoods where they live and...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:26 PM
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U.K. quartet Mumford & Sons emerged from London a few years ago with banjos blazing. Their 2009 debut, “Sigh No More,” ended up selling more than 2 million copies and ushered in a hootenanny-style folk-rock wave, which...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Nearly four years later, it’s still hard to figure how Kris Allen won Season Eight of “American Idol.” His pleasant-but-unspectacular voice and muted singer/songwriter vibe hardly set him apart from thousands of others doing the same...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Three guitar greats in one show have just been announced as another headliner for Musikfest's 30th anniversary year. Rock singer Peter Frampton, blues icon B.B. King and fellow blues guitarist Sonny Landreth, playing as Frampton’s Guitar Circus,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Garth Brooks fans, better book your ticket to Las Vegas soon -- the country singer has announced that he'll play his final solo acoustic show at the Wynn Las Vegas on Nov. 17. That means you have just four more chances to catch one of the concerts....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:26 PM
We liked the show by Scotty McCreery, winner of the 10th season of “American Idol,” when he played Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday. And in the same way “American Idol” whittles contestants down to the Top 10, here are........
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:44 AM
A couple decades ago, Garth Brooks ushered country music into the arena age. The latest in that lineage of turbo-charged country hunks is Jason Aldean.
By any commercial standard, Aldean is on a white-hot streak. As a touring act, Aldean has graduated...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Edgar Meyer, a celebrated classical bassist who specializes in multi-genre blending, will perform a solo concert at Chandler Recital Hall on campus at Old Dominion University 8 p.m. Saturday, March 18.
Tickets are $15, $10 for students. Visit...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Del McCoury started picking in public in the early 1960s as a member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. Sam Bush is known as the King of Telluride, a Grammy-winning mandolin player who has played with a list of performers that reads like a who's who of...
| Jan 27, 2011
Charlie Louvin, the country singer whose scintillating harmonizing with his brother Ira created a distinctive template for duet singing that strongly influenced the Everly Brothers, the Beatles, the Byrds and successive generations of singers including...
| Jul 27, 2011
Dan Peek, a founding member of soft-rock trio America, which shot to the top of the pop charts in the 1970s with bouncy, lightweight hits including "A Horse With No Name," "Ventura Highway" and "Sister Golden Hair," died Sunday at his home in Farmington,...