| May 16, 2015
| 7:00 AM
No single aspect of his talent earned B.B. King the title of “King of the Blues,” a musical throne he occupied modestly but authoritatively for more than half a century.
But to hear many of the world’s greatest musicians talk about...
| May 20, 2015
| 12:22 PM
When a nice run with his pop band Hootie and the Blowfish paused in 2008, Darius Rucker decided to make a country album.
"I wanted to take a break from touring," Rucker says. "I thought it'd just be me and my buddies in my room making a record."...
| May 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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,...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:00 AM
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,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:35 AM
Country singer-songwriter Chris Young first grabbed headlines in 2006, with a winning combination of boyish good lucks, a rich baritone voice and songwriting chops that brought home top honors on the USA Network's "Nashville Star."
Young didn't squander...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Coachella has gone classic rock.
No-frills hard rock band AC/DC will anchor the first night of the three-day Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the annual party in the desert city of Indio that’s held over two consecutive weekends each...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:19 AM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- From the Jonas Brothers to country star Brad Paisley, there were plenty of celebrities at Lambeau Field for the Green Bay Packers' playoff win.
And if you use social media as a barometer, none made more of an impression than actor...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 6:57 AM
Blake Shelton should have a lot of reasons to cheer when he hosts the Academy of Country Music Awards. Wife Miranda Lambert leads all nominees with eight bids.
The 50th annual awards will be presented at 8 p.m. April 19 on CBS. Shelton will share the...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:36 PM
As the weather starts to warm up, the local amphitheaters and outdoor festivals start to announce their musical lineups. That information has been trickling out in local weeks, along with shows coming to local arenas and theaters.
A lot of those concert...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 7:33 AM
Country star Brad Paisley's Crushin' It World Tour visits the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford on Saturday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m., with special guests Justin Moore and Mickey Guyton. Tickets ($30.75-$60.50) go on sale Friday, April 3 at 10 a.m. through...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:22 AM
Tickets will go on sale 10 a.m. Monday to see country singer Dierks Bentley Friday, July 3 at Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach.
Bentley, 39, surfaced in 2003 with the No. 1 single "What Was I Thinking" and was named the Academy of Country...