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  • Balkun Brothers, Sarah LeMieux Among 2015 CT Music Award Winners

    Balkun Brothers, Sarah LeMieux Among 2015 CT Music Award Winners
    This spring, we announced our annual Connecticut Music Awards/Grand Band Slam readers' poll by inviting you all to vote for your favorite albums, songs, bands and DJs. About 90,000 votes were cast. That's gotta be some kind of record. We tallied the...
  • Exhibit shows the rock-country collaboration that made Nashville cool

     Exhibit shows the rock-country collaboration that made Nashville cool
    A vacation trip to see the World's Fair in New York changed the orbit of popular music in Nashville. In August 1965, Nashville session player Charlie McCoy was in New York on that trip when Bob Johnston invited him to play acoustic guitar on a session...
  • Country singer, Grand Ole Opry member Jim Ed Brown dead at 81

    Country singer, Grand Ole Opry member Jim Ed Brown dead at 81
    Jim Ed Brown, a longtime Grand Ole Opry member who had solo and group hits and was a prominent figure on country music television shows, died Thursday. He was 81. Brown died of cancer at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee, according to a...
  • Grand Ole Opry member Jim Ed Brown has died at 81

    Jim Ed Brown, a longtime Grand Ole Opry member who had solo and group hits and was a prominent figure on country music television shows, died Thursday. He was 81. Brown died of cancer at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee, according to a...
  • Midwest events for travelers include Lincoln Days in Pittsfield, Ill.

     Midwest events for travelers include Lincoln Days in Pittsfield, Ill.
    Illinois June 6-7: Lincoln Days, Pittsfield. Civil War re-enactors set up camp at Pittsfield City Lake and hold drills and battles. There will also be period food, vendors and artisans. 217-285-6995, http://www.tinyurl.com/mj79mt2. Miles from Chicago:...
  • 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...
  • Tortuga Day 2 review: Zac Brown, Chase Rice

    Tortuga Day 2 review: Zac Brown, Chase Rice
    Early on in Zac Brown’s rollicking Sunday-night set at the Tortuga Music Festival, he stood alone on a section of stage that extended into the crowd to deliver the closing lyrics of a song that had put his solar-heated fans into fist-pumping...
  • Hear America's music in 'Live From Nashville'

    America has long had a love affair with country music, country singers, country musicians. "Live From Nashville," at the State Theatre in Easton Sunday, April 12, celebrates a century of celebrities and treasured songs from the Music City. Twelve...
  • Rock memorabilia, collectibles featured at Humane Society fundraiser

    Rock memorabilia, collectibles featured at Humane Society fundraiser
    If the success of last year's fundraiser is any indication, hundreds of people will party like rock stars Saturday, March 28, at Pet Rock 2015, to be held at County Line Orchard. Staged for the benefit of the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana (HSNI),...
  • Endless Summer Fest draws about 10,000

    Endless Summer Fest draws about 10,000
    La Grange's Endless Summer Fest drew about 10,000 people over the three days it was held at the start of the month, according to the La Grange Park District's director. "It might be more, it might be less, but that's a pretty good average," Park...
  • Mark O'Connor on fiddles, violins and what Christmas means to him

    Mark O'Connor on fiddles, violins and what Christmas means to him
     There's an old joke among musicians that goes something like this: What is the difference between a fiddle and a violin? Answer: You don't spill beer on a violin.  Truth is, they are basically identical. Joshua Bell and Charlie Daniels play the same...