Charlie Daniels, Lorrie Morgan & More to Join George Jones at Final Nashville Concert

Charlie Daniels, Lorrie Morgan, Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson and Gene Watson will join George Jones at his Nashville show on Friday, November 22. Scheduled to be the final stop on The Grand Tour, Tanya Tucker will also be a special guest (as previously announced). George will announce still more performers at a later date. George [...] Read More

Gene Watson Recreates His Classics Note-for-Note on The Best of the Best

By Robert K. Oermann © 2012 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Honky-tonk legend Gene Watson is celebrating his 50th anniversary as a recording artist with a flurry of activity that has made him gladly busy. “He’s extremely happy right now,” reported his manager, John Lytle, President, Lytle Management Group. “He [...] Read More

CMA Music Festival Announces Two Stage Lineups

The lineup for the 2012 CMA Music Festival’s Bud Light Stage at the Bridgestone Plaza and the new BIC Soleil Bella Beach Stage have been announced. The two concerts will provide fans with over 40 hours of concerts for free. The CMA Music Festival takes place June 7-10. “Live music is a hallmark of CMA [...] Read More

Music Community Comes Together to Help Kevin Sharp

The country music community is coming together to help fellow artist and motivational speaker Kevin Sharp, reports MusicRow. For the last 22 years, Kevin has worked with Make A Wish Foundation, the American Cancer Society and the Jason’s Dreams for Kids Foundation and more. But in 2011, an infection in his leg left him with [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Gene Watson’s Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits

There’s no doubt that the music business is tough. Maintaining a career as a singer and entertainer for 50 years is a feat that only a handful of artists accomplish. To celebrate a career that started with a regional Texas single in 1962, Gene Watson re-recorded 25 of his best-known songs for the new project, [...] Read More