Craig Morgan, Elizabeth Cook & More Added to “Hee Haw” Benefit Show

Craig Morgan, Elizabeth Cook, comedian T. Bubba Bechtol, Kacey Jones, Amy Clawson, local news anchor Tom Randles, and NashTrash Tour’s Jugg Sisters have all been added to “Hay Y’all! An All-Star Tribute to Hee Haw,” the inaugural “Pop! Goes Rochelle” produced by Pam Tillis. The show, scheduled for March 4 at the Country Music Hall [...] Read More

650 AM WSM to Release Live From The Archives June 25

For the first time in its 87 year history, 650 AM WSM will release a compilation of live, in-studio performances by renowned artists and songwriters on June 25. Live From The Archives of 650 AS WSM – Volume One will be available on CD, digitally, and as a limited edition two-jacket vinyl release. “A station [...] Read More

Americana Honors & Awards 2013 Nominees Announced

The Americana Music Association has announced the nominees for the 2013 Honors & Awards. Winners will be revealed live at the annual Americana Honors and Awards on September 18 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The show will air live on AXS TV. Shovels & Rope is the most nominated artist with four nods, [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Kris Kristofferson’s Feeling Mortal

Once upon a time, he was a military officer. He was a helicopter pilot and a Rhodes Scholar. Once upon a time, Kris Kristofferson played college football, and he also played the hard nosed character, “Whistler,” opposite Wesley Snipes in the horror/sci-fi trilogy Blade. Kris was – and still is – a Highwayman. But through [...] Read More

“Queen of Country Music” Kitty Wells Dies at 92

GAC sends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Kitty Wells. Nashville’s WKRN reports Wells, known as the “Queen of Country Music”, died today at the age of 92 following complications from a stroke. The site says Wells “passed peacefully with family by her side at her home.” Born Ellen Muriel Deason Wright, Wells [...] Read More