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  • Here's what singer Jack Johnson thinks about fame that's taking him to Farm Aid

     
    Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson has had phenomenal success, with his 2005 album “In Between Dreams” selling double-platinum, and his last two discs, 2008’s “Sleep Through the Static” and 2010’s “To The Sea”...
  • Review: Farm Aid has bumper crop of message and collaborations; but concert can be slim pickings

     
    HERSHEY -- As a fund-raiser, Farm Aid’s performance can’t be questioned. It’s lasted 27 years, raised more than $40 million to help family farms and to educate the public on the importance of family farming. And its participants are as.....
  • Shooter Jennings and Grace Potter talk Ovation’s “Johnny Cash: Song By Song”

     
    Shooter Jennings could barely see over a church pew when his father, country music legend Waylon Jennings, had a falling out with Shooter’s godfather — Waylon’s manager — and asked the little boy to pick himself a new one....
  • CMA awards show that Lehigh Valley is a country music hotbed

     
    If you have any question about how hot a market the Lehigh Valley is for country music, the lineup of tonight’s Country Music Association Awards should pretty much slam home the point. The awards will be broadcast at 8 p.m.......
  • CMA Awards 2012: Willie Nelson gets an all-star tribute

     
    The Country Music Association has named its lifetime achievement award after Willie Nelson, so it's only fitting that the Red-Headed Stranger was its first recipient....
  • Concert review: Asleep at the Wheel at Plaza Live

     
    “A Ride with Bob” is more than the title of the musical co-written by Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson about Texas swing legend Bob Wills. It's also an apt description of the musical trail that Benson and his formidable 7-piece band blaze in...
  • Looks like another really big country music act is coming to Allentown Fair

     
    Another big country music act is coming to Allentown Fair this summer. And we have a pretty strong hint who it is. When tickets for country star Luke Bryan went on sale Saturday morning at Allentown Fair, there was a......
  • Live music this week: Wailin' and Willie

    Live music this week: Wailin' and Willie
    To help you lament the arrival of Valentine's Day, the Fillmore Miami Beach has booked British electro-pop trio the xx. At 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, the group will play quiet, bedroom-written songs that are strewn with longing lyrics about love. Tickets for...
  • The xx: Smiling on the inside

    The xx: Smiling on the inside
    The xx's Oliver Sim, in case you haven't noticed from the British band's minimalist and seductive electronica, is not a bassist who's easily excited and neither are his bandmates, Romy Madley Croft or Jamie Smith. Not once within the xx's two albums of...
  • Jury finds former Outlaws gang leader guilty, rejects 'CIA defense'

    Jury finds former Outlaws gang leader guilty, rejects 'CIA defense'
    It took 32 years to get the 1981 criminal charge against Thor Hansen to court, four hours to try the case and 6 1/2 hours of jury deliberations to find him guilty. Hansen, 68, who acted as his own attorney until the closing minutes of trial, was...
  • Gayle on the Go for Saturday, Dec. 1

    December 1, 2012 -0- Saturday @ 11am 5th Annual Unique LA Holiday Show California Market Center's Penthouse 110 East 9th Street Los Angeles www.eventbrite.com They're the signs of the season! Holiday events! The 5th Annual Unique LA Holiday Show is the...
  • Album review: Phosphorescent, 'Muchacho'

    Album review: Phosphorescent, 'Muchacho'
    ***1/2 (out of four) Country music generally remains too unhip of a reference point for the indie music world to touch with much seriousness. So when Brooklyn musician Matthew Houck, a.k.a. Phosphorescent, made an album of Willie Nelson covers about four...