Final Lineup For George Jones Tribute Show Announced

George Jones will be honored with an all-star tribute concert dubbed “Playin’ Possum! The Final NO SHOW” in Nashville on November 22, the date that he was originally set to perform the final show of his storied career. George passed away in April at the age of 81, but his contributions to country music will [...] Read More

Alan Jackson, Keith Urban & More Stars Remember George Jones

Following the announcement of George Jones‘ death on Friday, April 26 in Nashville, many of George’s fellow country stars offered their thoughts. Visit our George Jones photo gallery for photos spanning his legendary career. Remembering George Jones: Photo Gallery >> Keith Urban tweeted, “If I’m blessed enough to make it there, I look forward to [...] Read More

Janie Fricke to Be Spotlighted in Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum Exhibit

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will spotlight Janie Fricke in their latest exhibit, Radio Romance: Mainstream Country in the 1980s. The exhibit will run through April 2015 and highlights a collection of artists that heavily incorporated pop influences into country music. Other artists featured in the exhibit include Barbara Mandrell, Eddie Rabbitt [...] Read More

Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt & More Added to George Jones’ Final Nashville Show

George Jones’ final Nashville concert, set for November 22 at Bridgestone Arena, is officially sold out and the lineup keeps getting bigger. Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Pam Tillis, Kathy Mattea, Tracy Lawrence, Patty Loveless, Joe Diffie, Mark Chesnutt and T. Graham Brown are the latest additions to concert lineup. Additionally, Brenda Lee, John Conlee, Lee Greenwood, Eddy [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Janie Fricke’s Country Side of Bluegrass

Between 1982 and 1986, Janie Fricke reeled off seven No. 1 singles as country music fans got to know her as more than a backing vocalist and in-demand duet partner (she also scored No. 1 hits with Charlie Rich and Merle Haggard in 1978 and 1985, respectively). Her run in the US alone through the [...] Read More