Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman’s Brother-In-Law Killed by Drunk Driver

GAC extends condolences to Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman and her family following the passing of her brother-in-law, Allen Schlapman. Little Big Town postponed two concerts in California over the weekend and cancelled an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno due to the death. Kimberly posted a message to fans on Facebook on Friday, remembering [...] Read More

Ken Burns Working on Country Music Documentary

Filmmaker Ken Burns is hard at work on a documentary on country music according to his partner, Dayton R. Duncan, reports the Tennessean. According to Duncan, Little Jimmy Dickens and legendary musician/producer Harold Bradley have both been interviewed for the project. “We’ve done films about uniquely American ideas and things that help tell us who [...] Read More

The Farm Kings Hope to Show the Struggles & Triumphs of Farming

The King family, stars of GAC’s new series Farm Kings, are having a hard time wrapping their heads around their reality show. The show follows them – eight brothers, one sister and their mother – through the ups and downs of farm life. While they’re normally too busy to even turn on the television, they [...] Read More

Merle Haggard Proud to Reach 75th Birthday

Merle Haggard has recorded 77 albums, has 41 hit songs, and has won numerous accolades, but the number he’s most proud of is the milestone he reached April 6 – he turned 75 years old. The country legend was hospitalized in January with pneumonia and fought and beat lung cancer in 2008, making the birthday [...] Read More

Country Star Johnnie Wright Dies at Age 97

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Johnnie Wright, who passed away at his home in Madison, Tennessee on Tuesday morning, reports the Tennessean. Johnnie was known as both a solo artist and as a member of the innovative duo Johnnie & Jack. He was married to country music legend Kitty Wells [...] Read More