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  • Dolly Parton follows her instinct to 'Better Day'

    Dolly Parton follows her instinct to 'Better Day'
    Don't get Dolly Parton started about end-of-the-world prognosticators. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was raised and remains devoutly religious, as she demonstrated so artfully in her biblically rooted classic song "Coat of Many Colors." But the...
  • Movie review: 'Country Strong'

    Movie review: 'Country Strong'
    There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...
  • 'Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams' finds good company in Bob Dylan

    'Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams' finds good company in Bob Dylan
    Singer and songwriter Holly Williams, the granddaughter of country music giant Hank Williams, knew something big was up when Bob Dylan approached her at a gig several years ago and handed her a handful of song lyrics he wanted her to peruse. "He didn't...
  • Merle Haggard planning supertrio with Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson

     
    What will the supertrio call themselves? Haggard says, "We thought about the title: the Musketeers... because there's the three of us."...
  • Merle Haggard, who likes Obama, compliments him by saying, 'I think he knows he's in over his head'

     
    Merle Haggard thinks Barack Obama is in over his head which is a compliment...
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 12 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 12 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • This week's on-sales: Adele, Elvis Costello, Deftones and more

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Wiltern Elvis Costello & the Imposters, May 11; Adele, June 9 (Fri.) Hollywood Palladium Deftones, June 10 (Fri.) The Orpheum Brett Dennen, June 18 (Fri.) El Rey......
  • Grammy Awards: Dierks Bentley's hootenanny includes Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, Dan Auerbach of Black Keys

     
    Nashville moved west Saturday night to the Troubadour in West Hollywood, where Dierks Bentley hosted a freewheeling pre-Grammy hootenanny studded with stars from throughout the country-music firmament. “I’d just like to say that there’s never been a...
  • Album review: Hayes Carll's 'KMAG YOYO'

     
    You can’t listen to this freewheeling Texas singer and songwriter long without becoming thoroughly convinced that he’s a full-blooded relative of Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb and Merle Haggard. Waylon Jennings’ famous observation about...
  • Brad Paisley delivers a sweet night in Chocolatetown

     
    At the core of his success as one of country music’s most popular entertainers is Brad Paisley’s ability to embrace the past while forging into the future with all of the bells, whistles and ringtones of this high-tech, high-def world.......
  • Live review: Paul Simon at the Pantages Theatre

     
    Any number of metaphors floated across the stage during Paul Simon's rich, perfectly programmed concert at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood on Wednesday night. There was the sight of Cameroonian guitar master Vincent Nguini, stage left, wearing an...
  • Loretta Lynn out, Kris Kristofferson in for Stagecoach 2011

     
    Loretta Lynn cancels Stagecoach appearance, Kris Kristofferson will sub for the country queen....