| May 29, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Nicole Frechette was sitting on her porch in Nashville fixing lunch when the Advocate called. It's a few days before the Madison native is heading into the studio to put the finishing touches on her album, Listen Here, due out on June 4, partially paid...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 11:19 AM
As Bob Kealing notes in his new book, most folks who drive by Orlando's Loch Haven Neighborhood Center have "no idea how it used to rock."
Inside the building, the place looks much like it did in the 1960s, when it was the Orlando Youth Center. Then,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Rascal Flatts and Nashville actress Hayden Panettiere are joining forces to host the third annual 2012 CMT Artists of the Year. The 90-minute special will celebrate some of country music’s biggest artists and their accomplishments this year. It will...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:19 AM
For the better part of a decade, the Zac Brown Band toiled away in relative obscurity, playing bars and clubs, gaining a grassroots following and earning a reputation as a collective of musician’s musicians.
Years passed. Then, suddenly, when The...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:58 PM
The "Singing Cowboy," Dusty Aleman, will be in concert at the Beulah United Methodist Church at 10:45 a.m. Sunday during worship service.
Joe Aleman was born and raised in Smiley, Texas. While growing up, Aleman listened to country music and started...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Entertainment on the stage at the Flavor Fare
North Fourth and State streets
Co-sponsored by BMO Harris Bank, GreenFields of Geneva and Geneva Chamber of Commerce. Stage greenery supplied by Plandscape, Inc.
Sound by R/J Recording & Sound
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:50 AM
The start of the NFL season is around the corner and you know what that means: Bears sightings. Lots of them.
The Bears players who live elsewhere during the off-season have joined the teammates who live in the Chicago area year-round. Together, the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Lucy's 51 is a classic Toluca Lake spot, one still haunted by the gently jiving spirits of high times and late nights long since past.
This room on Riverside Drive has a formidable history: Its previous incarnation was venerable jazz club the Money Tree,...
| Sep 6, 2012
Joe South, a versatile singer-songwriter who penned "Games People Play," "Down in the Boondocks" and other pop-rock hits in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 72.
South died Wednesday at his home in Buford, Ga., northeast of Atlanta, said Butch Lowery,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:16 PM
My wife, Joan, and I just returned from the weeklong National Traditional Country Music Association festival in Lemars, Iowa. It is indeed tough to drive away from that fantasy land of country music players and enthusiasts. But alas, the demands of the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINOT, N.D. - The Minot Y's Men's Rodeo has announced that a concert has been added to the rodeo's lineup.
Little Texas will be in concert following the Minot Y's Men's Rodeo on October 6 at the North Dakota State Fair Center.
Little Texas, a multi-...