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Alan Jackson

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  • Musikfest's Steel Stage strategy: Booking main stage acts is a juggling act

     
    It’s May 2, and Patrick Brogan’s concern is growing. Patrick Brogan, vice president for programming at ArtsQuest, at Musikfest's Steel Stage Brogan is vice president of programming for ArtsQuest, the nonprofit that presents Musikfest. The...
  • Friday Highlights: 'American Masters: Dorothea Lange' on PBS

    Friday Highlights: 'American Masters: Dorothea Lange' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 24 - 30, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES American Masters This new episode,...
  • REVIEW: Alan Jackson's show at Musikfest: Light on the gimmicks, heavy on the classic country

     
    Alan Jackson is a no-frills entertainer. His shows have always been light on the special effects and heavy on the music. Alan Jackson Photos by April Bartholomew/The Morning Call There are no pyrotechnics at a Jackson show. No spectacular entrance,......
  • Musikfest's main Steel Stage has 2nd-best attendance total ever* (with a catch)

     
    Ten days of great weather (and a pretty decent lineup of artists) this year gave Musikfest’s main Steel Stage the second-highest total attendance in its history. But there’s a catch. Keith Urban's sold-out show Sunday gave Musuikfest's Steel...
  • Musikfest packs a stronger punch

    Musikfest packs a stronger punch
    The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff Parks is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. "I think Jeff has been a leader of...
  • Musikfest, even without ZZ Top, is selling a lot of tickets for main stage shows

    Don't cry for Musikfest's loss of ZZ Top. Despite losing what at the time was its second-best-selling show for 2014 when bassist Dusty Hill of the Lil' Ol' Band from Texas had to undergo immediate surgery for kidney stones. Musikfest's ticket sales for...
  • Sheryl Crow Buys Some Land Near Nashville

    BUYER: Sheryl Crow LOCATION: Nashville, TN PRICE: $650,000 SIZE: 15.84 acres YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Though she can't seem to sell a couple of the many luxury properties in her personal real estate portfolio -- more on that in a minute -- nine-time Grammy...
  • Stagecoach 2014: Country festival is young fans' kinda party

    Stagecoach 2014: Country festival is young fans' kinda party
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Country music's recent transformation from a form that spoke to a cross-generational audience about life's broader themes into a party-minded soundtrack for young adults was starkly apparent over...
  • Concert review: Darius Rucker at CFE Arena

    Concert review: Darius Rucker at CFE Arena
    Although mainstream country music unfortunately remains a safe haven for too many bad rock bands, there are the occasional cross-over acts that raise the bar. In an easy-rolling 1 hour and 45 minutes on Thursday at CFE Arena, Darius Rucker showed that...
  • Stagecoach 2014: The year of the bad boy

    Stagecoach 2014: The year of the bad boy
    The pendulum, as pendulums do, has swung, a realization that couldn’t be more apparent than at the opening day of the 2014 edition of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio. One long-guiding principle of country music is that women...
  • Musikfest preview: Here's what's new, returning for festival's 31st year

     
    The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. Saurus, one of the featured 'spectacles' at......