Johnny Cash Music Festival Set for October 5

With the success of last year’s Johnny Cash Music Festival, festival founder Bill Carter and Arkansas State University officials have decided to hold the festival again this year. This year’s event will take place October 5 at ASU’s Convocation Center. Artists scheduled to appear include Johnny Cash’s daughter Rosanne Cash, Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley and [...] 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

Hunter Hayes Reclaims the Top Spot on Top 20

Carrie Underwood and Hunter Hayes might be hitting the road together this fall, but right now, they’re ruling the top of the charts on GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown! After spending the last couple of weeks at No. 1 with “Good Girl,” Carrie falls to No. 2 on the countdown with Hunter reclaiming the top [...] Read More

Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley to Play Johnny Cash Music Festival

John Carter Cash and officials at Arkansas State University have announced the lineup for this year’s Johnny Cash Music Festival. Rosanne Cash, Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley and the Civil Wars will all perform during the event. Proceeds will fund the restoration of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess, Arkansas. The concert will take place [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood Remains No. 1 on Top 20 Chart

Nan Kelley and GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown, head to Pigeon Forge this week — and what’s a visit to East Tennessee without a stop at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood? While there, Nan checked out the park’s newest addition, the Wild Eagle Rollercoaster. But was she brave enough to ride it? If you missed Friday night’s [...] Read More