| May 17, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Sue Smart's birthday was three months ago, but she's still celebrating.
At 84, the Toluca Lake resident is rather busy in her 50th year as a country-music professional. A longtime fixture on the Bakersfield scene with her late husband Del, Smart has...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2014
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...
| Mar 2, 2014
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......
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:02 PM
"Country music always sounds better when it's outside," Brad Paisley said Friday night, which, coincidentally was the first day of summer.
He more than worked up a sweat during his show at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Two years is a long time to stretch out your final tour. But hey, it must mean country legend George Strait (pictured), who'll be at the XL Center in Hartford with Martina McBride on Feb. 23, is still having fun. His Cowboy Rides Away Tour is a slow...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Union officials at SAG-AFTRA are dancing over an agreement with Justin Timberlake.
SAG-AFTRA has reached an agreement for the dancers on Timberlake's 20/20 Experience World Tour, one of the largest in the industry, to be covered under the union's...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Country singer Willie Nelson will not perform at the 2014 edition of SeaWorld Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival as previously announced, a theme park spokesman said Thursday.
Nelson will not appear "due to scheduling conflicts," SeaWorld's Nick...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Things got hot on "The Voice" on Monday night, and it wasn't only because this season's remarkably talented top 12 burned things up with their live performances.
With Los Angeles in the midst of a heat wave, the air-conditioning had gone on the fritz,...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:05 AM
In the midst of the California heat wave, last night’s episode of 'The Voice' was all about hot performances…literally. The fate of the competitors was left in the hands of the viewers, while the fate of the live audience, coaches and...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:39 AM
The Top 6 performed two songs apiece on "The Voice" on Monday night -- one self-selected and one coach-chosen tune. But before the performances began, Carson Daly had some very good news for the contestants: Only one of them, rather than the usual two,...