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  • 'Outlaws and Armadillos' celebrates the golden age of outlaw country

    'Outlaws and Armadillos' celebrates the golden age of outlaw country

    If you're a fan of classic country, it's a little disheartening to hear what currently passes for country music on commercial radio. It's a far cry from outlaw country of the 70s. Sony is celebrating outlaw country with a two-disc collection of songs that coincides with the Outlaws and Armadillos...
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    Photos: Farm Aid conference sends message, don’t give up in the face of disaster

    Farm Aid has become the expert in responding to disasters for the family farmers during the past 32 years. The Farm Aid concerts are the biggest moneymakers for the agency in order to deliver the badly needed funds to the American farmers in distress. The all day festivals have raised over $50,00...
  • REO Speedwagon, Ann Wilson of Heart among classic rock acts coming to Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix

    REO Speedwagon, Ann Wilson of Heart among classic rock acts coming to Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix

    Longtime classic rock fans in Phoenix will remember seeing acts like REO Speedwagon, Heart and Yes in Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum back in the 1970s and ’80s. The arena was the city’s prime large indoor concert venue at the time and the list of stars that performed there is lengthy and...
  • 5 must-see acts at Stagecoach 2017

    5 must-see acts at Stagecoach 2017

    Now in its 11th year, the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, California somehow keeps getting bigger and better. From its astounding headliners (looking at you, Shania and Kenny) to beloved legacy acts (Willie + fam) to hot up-and-comers (Maren, Brett, Cole, Cam), the festival is known for...
  • Summerfest's 'Outlaw Music Festival' to feature Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and more

    Summerfest's 'Outlaw Music Festival' to feature Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and more

    Summerfest 50 is set for a bang-up finale at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater in Milwaukee on July 9, 2017. For the first time, the summer festival will feature a “festival within a festival,” with the “Outlaw Music Festival” featuring a lineup that includes Willie Nelson & Family, Bob...
  • Outlaw Music Festival coming to Dallas in July 2017

    Outlaw Music Festival coming to Dallas in July 2017

    The Outlaw Music Festival is kicking off again in 2017 with Willie Nelson leading the way. With a pure Texan at the forefront, it is no surprise to learn that they are coming to Dallas for this tour as well. Live Nation reported this week that the Outlaw Music Festival will play at the Starplex...
  • Willie Nelson's Outlaw Music Festival Tour to feature Bob Dylan, Jason Isbell, My Morning Jacket and more

    Willie Nelson's Outlaw Music Festival Tour to feature Bob Dylan, Jason Isbell, My Morning Jacket and more

    On the road again…the anthemic declaration has never been truer for Willie Nelson. As the iconic song goes, the life Willie loves is making music with his friends, which is exactly what the tireless road warrior will be doing for The Outlaw Music Festival Tour. And he’s got quite the band of gypsies...
  • Watch Keith Richards, Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney and more pay tribute to Merle Haggard

    Watch Keith Richards, Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney and more pay tribute to Merle Haggard

    April 6, 2017 marked what would have been legendary outlaw country singer-songwriter Merle Haggard’s 80th birthday. It also happens to be the one-year anniversary of his death. To honor the highly influential musician, an all-star cast of artists came together to play their favorite Hag songs at the...
  • Ageless legend Willie Nelson is on the road again

    Ageless legend Willie Nelson is on the road again

    Country music icon Willie Nelson has announced tour dates that extend Willie Nelson & Family's North American Club Luck tour through mid-August. The music legend has been in the news lately for canceling a string of shows earlier in the year, leading to rumors about the 83 year old's declining...
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    Willie Nelson pays tribute to Merle Haggard with new song, 'He Won't Ever Be Gone' (listen)

    Ahead of the release of his new studio album, Willie Nelson has released his tribute song to Merle Haggard called "He Won't Ever Be Gone." The mid-tempo track serves as a reminder of "the good times" of writing songs together--"the music made us brothers until the end," Nelson laments in his scruffy...
  • AXS TV will premiere Farm Aid 2016 feat. legends Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews

    AXS TV will premiere Farm Aid 2016 feat. legends Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews

    Music legends Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, and Neil Young reunite to help Farm Aid fulfill its mission to help farm families in crisis and grow good food via the Farm AID 2016 concert which will air on AXS TV on March 19 at 10 p.m. ET/7PT. The special was filmed live in Bristow...
  • Willie Nelson releases video for new song "A Woman's Love."

    Willie Nelson releases a reflective new music video for his single 'A Woman's Love'

    Willie Nelson knows a thing or two about love. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Nelson has released a new love song accompanied by a video premiered on Rolling Stone Country. The video for “A Woman’s Love” sees Nelson singing in front of a full-length mirror in black and white with revealing...
  • Willie Nelson to release new album God's Problem Child.

    Willie Nelson sets new album 'God's Problem Child'

    Legendary outlaw Willie Nelson has finally revealed the details for his new studio album, the apt follow-up to 2016's For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price. Nelson's forthcoming God's Problem Child, which features songwriting contributions from Buddy Cannon, Mark Sherrill and Gary Nicholson...
  • The new album from The Warden will be available this spring

    Interview: Ward Richmond of The Warden on new album 'L-I-V-I-N'

    The Warden is a band from Dallas fronted by Ward Richmond, formerly the bassist of Slick 57. By phone, Richmond discussed the new single "Downtown", his inspiration to write a new album, and how this project differs from Slick 57. AXS: I listened to the new single "Downtown", and I was hooked as...
  • 10 songs we hope to hear at Houston Rodeo 2017

    10 songs we hope to hear at Houston Rodeo 2017

    The annual Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show offers a ton of fun events for the family, from the rodeo and livestock shows themselves to all the fun activities that bring the family together. Of course, the biggest draw for many people to the 2017 Houston Rodeo is the concerts. The biggest bands in...
  • That look when Snoop Dogg sends you a dope Christmas sweater.

    It's lit: Check out the dope Christmas sweater Snoop Dogg gave to Willie Nelson

    Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg: the two most famous potheads in the world, also, two of our favorite people. You can be pretty sure their trees were lit this past holiday season and we’re not talking about the Christmas variety. So it’s no surprise that Snoop sent his green-eyed brother a dope...
  • Top 5 Dallas-Fort Worth country music concerts for January 2017

    Top 5 Dallas-Fort Worth country music concerts for January 2017

    When 2017 rolls around, there will be some great country concerts heading to the Dallas and Fort Worth area to help music fans start the year in style. From country music legends to some of today’s hottest acts, there is something for everyone this upcoming month in the DFW area. Here is a look at...
  • 5 can't miss concerts in Nashville during January

    5 can't miss concerts in Nashville during January

    The holiday season is over and Nashville's concert calendar is pivoting from holiday content to winter tour stops in January. While January isn't as packed as some months, there's still plenty to choose from in Music City, from country legends to hip hop supergroups to all-star jams. These five...
  • Best New Year's Eve shows in Austin 2016

    Best New Year's Eve shows in Austin 2016

    At last, 2017 is almost here and 2016 is as good as over. New Year's is guaranteed to offer up events and parties, the most fun of all being concerts--and Austin, the home of Austin City Limits and SXSW, has plenty, from icons to. So find your favorite, grab your tickets, and have a happy New Year...
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