| Sep 30, 2010
| 9:14 AM
Welcome to Yeehaw Junction, my little playground for all things country music related! Some folks are surprised when I tell them that I LOVE country music! The truth is I've loved the genre since I was a little girl. When I was 9 years old,...
| Oct 13, 2010
For the past four weeks, I've had the pleasure to be a judge for the Big Country Showdown at Viejas! What a ride it was...and I'm sad it's over. I was like the Ellen out of the three judges, lol! I can't talk much about pitch, but I can tell you what I...
| Apr 9, 2012
Do not read this interview with “Queens of Country” star Lizzy Caplan and picture her as moody Janis Ian from “Mean Girls.”
This year Caplan becomes a leading lady, not a sidekick. She not only delivers a knockout turn in “...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Jimmie Vaughan is one of the great guitarists of the last 30-40 years, though you might not know it – he’s not about calling attention to himself. He’s about substance and economy rather than excess and showmanship.
In every context...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:19 PM
San Diego lifestyle trivia: What do Playboy Playmates, the Beatles, food trucks, and high school Prom have in common? Well, typically absolutely nothing; but this weekend, they have everything to do with your entertainment lineup. My top San Diego...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 2:54 PM
As the NBA lockout drags on, the calendar at the Amway Center looks nearly empty.
There are just six events scheduled between now and the end of the year, a traditionally slow time for concerts and other shows when Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic are...
| Dec 8, 2011
As a singer, songwriter and producer, Nick Lowe was one of the key figures in the rise of the pub-rock, punk and new-wave scenes in the U.K. during the ‘70s. With a hard-edged blend of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country, he led Brinsley...
| May 16, 2011
Sportin' a ballcap, weathered jeans, and a smile, singer/songwriter Ben Hayslip's humble demeanor is bound to woo any crowd of country music fans. His mile long resume of hit songs will without a doubt impress each and everyone of them too! The Georgia...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:57 AM
A conga isn't the first instrument that comes to mind when describing the Zac Brown Band.
The freewheeling Southern-flavored country act, which stops on Saturday at the Amway Center, is more about twangy guitars and the down-home lyrics of such signature...
| Oct 21, 2009
| 6:24 AM
Tim McGraw, the country music icon, sounded more like Tim McGraw, the husband, an hour before performing at Joe’s Bar (940 W. Weed St.) on Tuesday.
“Faith wants to go shopping tomorrow,” said McGraw while sitting on his parked tour...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:16 AM
Grammy-winning country superstar Martina McBride will sing the national anthem during pre-race ceremonies at the 96th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
A Kansas native, McBride is known for having one of the most...