Red Simpson Honored as Poet and Prophet

Red Simpson, songwriter and Bakersfield Sound architect, will take center stage of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s quarterly series, Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters, which pays tribute to songwriters who have made significant contributions to country music history. Hosted by museum editor Michael Gray, the program will take place February 23 [...] Read More

Eric Church to Honor Levon Helm at Benefit Concert

Eric Church will be among the artists gathering to celebrate the talent and legacy of the late Levon Helms at the “Love For Levon” benefit concert. The event will take place at the Izod Center in Rutherford, New Jersey on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. “I can’t possibly overstate what Levon Helm meant to my music [...] Read More

Jason Isbell, Gillian Welch Lead Americana Honors & Awards Nominees

The Americana Music Association has announced the 2012 nominees for the Americana Honors & Awards. The announcement took place in Los Angeles and featured performances by special guests Lucinda Williams, Shelby Lynne and Robert Ellis with the Americana All-Star band. They honored Americana icons Levon Helm, Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson with a rendition of [...] Read More

Willie Nelson & Sheryl Crow Added to Johnny Cash Tribute Concert

Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow have been added to the lineup of artists who will perform at We Walk The line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash concert on April 20 in Austin, Texas. The concert will take place at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theatre and pay tribute to Johnny [...] Read More

Kenny Chesney, Ronnie Dunn Among Artists To Honor Johnny Cash

Kenny Chesney, Ronnie Dunn, Jamey Johnson and Kris Kristofferson will be among the artists gathering to celebrate the life of Johnny Cash at the We Walk The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash concert on April 20th in Austin, Texas. The concert will take place at Austin City Limits Live at The [...] Read More