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  • In Portsmouth, easy does it with Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson

    In Portsmouth, easy does it with Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson
    In Portsmouth on Sunday night, Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson gave music fans a taste of what country sounded like before arena-rock bombast and Jimmy Buffett-inspired cheer invaded Nashville. Their show at nTelos Pavilion amphitheater was...
  • Randy Travis Accused of Beating Up Girlfriend's Estranged Husband

    Randy Travis Accused of Beating Up Girlfriend's Estranged Husband
    PLANO, Tex. -- Country music star Randy Travis has had another run-in with the law in Texas, his third this year. In February the singer was arrested for public intoxication outside a church in Sanger, Texas after the Super Bowl. Just 2 weeks ago he was...
  • John Prine performs on April 21 at the Bushnell in Hartford

    John Prine performs on April 21 at the Bushnell in Hartford
    If "Angel From Montgomery" was the only song John Prine ever wrote, his place in music history would be secure. Of course, he's written much, much more; the singer-songwriter and Illinois native's catalog is so deep, you'd be forgiven if you gave up...
  • A sound check along the Memphis-to-Nashville 'Music Highway'

    Memphis, Tenn. Knowing how obsessed Elvis fans can be, I wasn't surprised when my wife and I drove up to the Heartbreak Hotel and found, true to the song's lyrics, that it was actually "down at the end of Lonely Street" and that the desk clerk was...
  • Norman Katkov dies at 91; scriptwriter and novelist

    Norman Katkov dies at 91; scriptwriter and novelist
    Norman Katkov, a writer who started his long career crafting articles for newspapers and magazines and moved on to television scripts and novels, died Sept. 13 at his Los Angeles home of age-related causes, his son Richard said. He was 91. "A Cardinal...
  • Steven Bach dies at 70; United Artists executive, author

    As a studio executive at United Artists, Steven Bach presided over one of the most notorious debacles in movie history -- the making of 1980's "Heaven's Gate" -- an experience he would later write about in what would become a classic in the Hollywood...
  • Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett

    Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett
    Stephen Bruton, a Texas musician long admired and much in demand as much for his astute guitar work as for his insights as a songwriter, died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications of cancer. He was 60. Bruton, who had played with Kris Kristofferson...
  • Country music finds a Western home at Stagecoach

    INDIO — The first Stagecoach festival came to a close on Sunday with the prospect of losing money, but also with a big-boned optimism about its future as 55,000 fans over two days came to hear Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, George Strait and 50...
  • A whole lot of country at Stagecoach Festival

    INDIO — "Do you guys out here like the real, hard-core, traditional bluegrass music?" Jamie Dailey, of the fast-picking band Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, inquired Sunday afternoon at the Stagecoach Festival here. Those gathered at his feet roared...
  • At Stagecoach festival, Emmylou Harris is the first lady

    At Stagecoach festival, Emmylou Harris is the first lady
    PROMOTERS of this weekend's Stagecoach festival in Indio have cast their lasso far and wide to rope in a variety of talent to create an event showcasing the stylistic range and artistic ambition of all that can be considered country music today. From the...
  • Her phyllo rolls were Elektra-fying

    Her phyllo rolls were Elektra-fying
    Nina Lamb may be partially responsible for some of the greatest rock music ever recorded. Her contribution? Cheese-and-spinach phyllo rolls. "The Doors would go into their studio to rehearse or record," Lamb says, "and they'd get hungry and they'd call...
  • Ah, to be young

    Ah, to be young
    Keith Gessen's sad young men -- interns, editorial assistants, doctoral candidates, would-be novelists -- are an apprentice generation among New York's intellectual/literary circles. They spiral out of college spouting "The truth shall make you free"...