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  • Guitar solos are getting the ax in country music songs

     Guitar solos are getting the ax in country music songs
    There's a disturbing new trend in country music: Producers are cutting out instrumental sections to make the songs fit certain broadcast formats. In a recent article in Billboard, country superstar Brad Paisley explained that “on country radio,...
  • Kissimmee será sede de festival de música country

    Kissimmee será sede de festival de música country
    KISSIMMEE- A partir de marzo del próximo año, y durante una década, el Osceola Heritage Park estará en el radar de los amantes de la música country. Robb Larson, gerente general del Osceola Heritage Park, explicó que se trata de un acuerdo de 10 años...
  • Parrotheads unite when Jimmy Buffett wastes away in Las Vegas

    Parrotheads unite when Jimmy Buffett wastes away in Las Vegas
    Las Vegas will be wasting away again in margaritaville when Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band perform at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for one night only on Saturday, Oct. 17. Buffett makes the stop as part of his “Workin' n' Playin'”...
  • Stagecoach 2015: Steve Earle on country music's maverick tradition

    Stagecoach 2015: Steve Earle on country music's maverick tradition
    This year's edition of Stagecoach was Texas maverick singer and songwriter Steve Earle's first appearance at the sprawling country music festival in Indio, with a set that dipped into his latest album, “Terraplane Blues,” as well as going back...
  • ACM Awards 2015: A Texas-sized spectacle for country music

    ACM Awards 2015: A Texas-sized spectacle for country music
    Is bigger necessarily better? There was no doubting the Academy of Country Music’s answer to that question Sunday night, when the Encino-based trade group threw its 50th annual awards show at the cavernous AT&T Stadium near Dallas. With an in-...
  • John Fogerty tour launches in May, autobiography due this fall

    John Fogerty tour launches in May, autobiography due this fall
    Rocker John Fogerty has been sharing his thoughts about society, politics and life through song for nearly half a century, and come this fall he’ll walk readers through the key points of his life in his autobiography, “Fortunate Son: My Life,...
  • Jimmy Buffett headed to Amway Center in Orlando

    Jimmy Buffett headed to Amway Center in Orlando
    It's 5 o'clock somewhere, as the song goes, and it'll be happy hour for Jimmy Buffett fans soon at Amway Center in Orlando: Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band are slated to return to Orlando for an April 16 show at Amway Center, part of the...
  • What's opening at Orlando attractions this spring

    What's opening at Orlando attractions this spring
    Circle these dates, representing beginning or endings, on your theme-park calendars. •Saturday and Sunday: The final days of SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ Fest will feature comedian Bill Engvall and singer Alan Jackson, respectively. Show times...
  • Wandering Eye: Governments attack e-cigs, of course Ted Cruz likes country, and more

    Wandering Eye: Governments attack e-cigs, of course Ted Cruz likes country, and more
    The governments of the U.S. and California now have advertising campaigns to scare people away from using electronic cigarettes, even though science continues to confirm the vapor released by the battery-powered nicotine-delivery devices contain such a...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Alan Jackson, Bill Envgall set for festival

    SeaWorld Orlando: Alan Jackson, Bill Envgall set for festival
    Country singer Alan Jackson and comedian Bill Engvall will be the final two performers for this year's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival at SeaWorld Orlando, the theme park announced Thursday. Engvall, a participant in the popular Blue Collar Comedy tour and...
  • Alan Jackson remembers the good times at Nokia Theatre

    Alan Jackson remembers the good times at Nokia Theatre
    Implicit in the name of Alan Jackson’s current road show, the Keepin’ It Country tour, is the idea that this veteran country star is engaged in some resistance. It presents Jackson as a guy defending himself and the tradition he embodies...