Norah Jones Influenced By Country Music, Releases New Country Project

Norah Jones is a GRAMMY-winning jazz/pop artist, but country music has always been one of her biggest influences. Following the success of her debut album, Come Away With Me, she and four friends formed the group The Little Willies. Named after Norah’s childhood hero, Willie Nelson[Norah grew up in Texas], the group started performing unannounced [...] Read More

Jett Williams To Host Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree

Jett Williams, daughter of Hank Williams, will host the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree radio show, the second longest running radio show in history, on January 1, 2012, the anniversary of her father’s 1953 death. Jett was born just five days after her father’s death and left as an orphan and a ward of the state [...] Read More

GAC Trivia Time: Halloween

The last day of October is more than just an excuse to put on a funny costume. As it turns out, the date has been quite an important one for country music. Here’s a list of some notable events that happened on Halloween, courtesy of RolandNote.com, the ultimate country music database! For more country music [...] Read More

Kid Rock Will Help Tootsie’s Celebrate 51st Birthday

Kid Rock will help the famed Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge in Nashville celebrate its 51st birthday. The Tootie’s Orchid Lounge 51st Birthday Bash will take place on November 23 at the Ryman Auditorium, just across the alley from Tootsie’s. Kid Rock will perform as part of his nationwide tour, giving money to and raising awareness for people in [...] Read More

New Hanks Williams Sr. Projects to be Released September 13

Time Warner has partnered with Warner Distribution Company to release two new digital projects about the life of Hank Williams Sr. on September 13. The new e-book, Hank Williams: The Mother’s Best Shows in Words And Music, written by Hank Williams historian Colin Escott, explores the roots of Hank’s music and the stories behind some [...] Read More