| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:29 AM
George Strait is the king of classic country music. Del McCoury reigns in the bluegrass world. Chicago will host both these legends when the mainstream country veteran and the bluegrass stalwart play local gigs on Saturday night.
Strait, 61, comes to...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:22 PM
King of Country George Strait didn’t get to have a career of nearly 35 years, nearly 40 gold and platinum albums, and the most No. 1 hits of any artist in any genre (60) by chasing trends. So it shouldn’t......
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. GEORGE STRAIT Singers in any genre often talk about quitting at the top of their game, but country music icon George Strait appears as if he’s actually doing it......
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Singers often talk about quitting at the top of their game, but country music icon George Strait appears as if he's actually doing it with his "Cowboy Rides Away" tour.
His past nine studio albums (every one since the turn of the century)...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Singers Alan Jackson and Kid Rock will kick off SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival, an event upended when several performers backed out in the wake of protests associated with "Blackfish," a documentary critical of the theme park's handling of killer...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 1:56 PM
George Strait presents himself in his music as a man of his word, a paragon of constancy in a world besieged by change.
Yet from the moment he appeared onstage Saturday night at Staples Center, the veteran country star seemed to be looking for a way out...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines is following the gameplan that theme parks have mastered, offering up big-name musical acts to drum up business.
The Carnival Live Concert Series was announced Thursday with acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Jewel, Lady Antebellum and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:13 AM
The music industry stages its biggest night on CBS, but ABC will try to win over viewers with a "Bachelor" wedding. The weekend's highlights:
The Grammy telecast starts at 8 p.m. Sunday and runs to 11:30. The Beatles, who wowed America 50 years ago,...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Composer or cowriter of melodic skyscrapers including "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "You've Got a Friend," "So Far Away" and dozens more, Carole King was feted on Friday as part of MusiCares' annual gala, which each year during Grammy weekend...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The biggest breakout success of 2013, Kacey Musgraves’ “Same Trailer Different Park,” was singled out for the country album Grammy Award in a field otherwise dominated by contemporary country’s heaviest hitters: Jason Aldean, Tim...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Two weeks ago, after Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival announced its fourth act and third country music offering with Keith Urban (Hunter Hayes later canceled), Lehigh Valley Music asked its readers who they would want to see headline a show at...