Country Music Hall of Fame to Open “Patsy Cline: Crazy for Loving You” Exhibit

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will pay tribute to one of country music’s most iconic artists, the inimitable Patsy Cline, with Patsy Cline: Crazy for Loving You, a biographical exhibit opening Friday, August 24, 2012, for a 10-month run in the museum’s East Gallery. The exhibition will run through June 10, 2013. [...] Read More

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Working on Duet Album

Emmylou Harris is teaming up with Rodney Crowell, her famed Hot Band’s original guitarist, for a duet album, reports Billboard.com. They are working with producer Brian Ahern, who first worked with Emmylou on her major label solo debut, Pieces of the Sky, in 1975. “At one point before the Hot Band, the Hot Band was [...] Read More

Hazel Dickens, Bluegrass Pioneer, Dies at 75

Hazel Dickens, a bluegrass pioneer, social activist, and once one half of the duo Hazel & Alice, died Friday at a Washington, D.C., hospice of complications from pneumonia, reports the LA Times. She was 75. Raised in poverty in West Virginia, Hazel was the eighth of 11 children. Her father was a Primitive Baptist minister [...] Read More

Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood’s “Girls Night Out”

If you were in Las Vegas last Monday night and were lucky enough to attend the Academy of Country Music’s Girls’ Night Out: Superstar Women Of Country taping, you saw many once-in-a-lifetime performances. Each part of the show – which spotlighted honorees Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, The Judds, Sugarland‘s Jennifer Nettles and Martina McBride – featured [...] Read More

Songwriter Harley Allen Loses Battle with Cancer

GAC extends condolences to the loved ones of singer/songwriter Harley Allen, who died today after fighting lung cancer. Harley came from a musical family; his father was bluegrass artist Red Allen. Harley was an artist on Mercury Records in 1996 and his album Another River contained the song “Between The Devil And Me,” which Alan [...] Read More