Buck Owens & The Buckaroos to Be Celebrated at Country Music Hall of Fame

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will offer a trio of special programs dedicated to Buck Owens and his band, the Buckaroos, on Saturday, December 7. The programs, which are in support of the exhibition The Bakersfield Sound:  Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, are included with museum admission and are free [...] Read More

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

Performers & Presenters Announced for Americana Honors & Awards Show

The Americana Music Association’s Festival and Conference has revealed the full list of performers and presenters for the 12th Annual Honors & Awards Show. Hosted by Jim Lauderdale and featuring a house band led by Buddy Miller, the show is set for Wednesday, September 18 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The program  will air live on [...] Read More

George Strait Announces Five More Albums for MCA Nashville

Last night, nearly 700 guests were treated to a very special evening honoring George Strait at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Invited guests were music industry professionals, George’s family and friends, as well as songwriters from all of George’s No.1 singles, and all members of every past and present MCA Nashville promotion team. The event, hosted [...] 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