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Charlie Daniels To Sign Autographs, Prior To Christmas For Kids

WHO: Charlie Daniels WHAT: Charlie Daniels will meet fans and sign autographs in celebration of his recent DVD release, Preachin’, Prayin’, and Singin’ (Blue Hat/Koch Records) at The Charlie Daniels Museum. Later, The Charlie Daniels Band will perform at the Ryman Auditorium for the 12th Christmas For Kids benefit concert with Montgomery Gentry, Phil Vassar, […]

Ryman Auditorium

Ryman Auditorium

by Meagan Lawson Just blocks from novelty shops that sell sequined tube tops and Elvis key chains, up from the corner where wishful thinkers strum cheap guitars, past the bedazzled, fringed, and spurred crowds, stands the mother church of country music. The neo-gothic, red brick Ryman Auditorium, with its rows of windows and slanted roof, […]

Patty Loveless to release two additional digital tracks on Sleepless Nights

Fans of Patty Loveless waited three long years for a new record from the Appalachian alto, and this past September Sleepless Nights gave way to a collection of songs well worth the wait.  After years of listening to hundreds of records and hand picking the best selections Patty whittled her list down to the fourteen […]

Grand Ole Opry – Kerry Collins Presents Jimmy Dickens autographed football in recognition of 60th anniversary as Opry member

On the stage of the Grand Ole Opry this past Saturday night, Tennessee Titans quarterback Kerry Collins presented Little Jimmy Dickens with a football autographed by the team in recognition of Dickens’ 60th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member. Collins’ Opry visit was a good luck charm for the Titans, as after the team’s […]

Crossroads – the Life and Music of Hasil Adkins

by Elizabeth Bissette Hunchin’ at the Crossroads Once upon a time, in a holler far, far away, a music revolution was born when the cries of Hasil “The Haze” Adkins, the last of ten Adkins children, first echoed across Appalachia. No one knows the exact date of the event. Though it was recorded in a […]