Posts Tagged ‘country music association’

Ken Burns Addresses CMA Board: Filmmaker Working on Country Music Documentary

Ken Burns Addresses CMA Board: Filmmaker Working on Country Music Documentary

(Photos: Caitlin Harris/CMA) Filmmaker Ken Burns recently gave the keynote address at the Country Music Association’s board of directors meeting. Burns was joined in his address by longtime collaborator Dayton Duncan. Burns and Duncan’s presence currently looms large in the country music community, with the Emmy Award winners hard at work on a major series […]

Jason Boland: What's going on in the sticks these days?

Jason Boland: What's going on in the sticks these days?

It began with Jimmie Rodgers and The Carter Family in the 1920s, but country music has come a long way since the days of “Blue Yodel No. 1” and “Wildwood Flower.” In the early 1940s it was Bill Monroe and Flatt and Scruggs, and later honky tonk was born with Ernest Tubb and Hank Williams. […]

Alison Krauss and Union Station to Perform at the White House

Alison Krauss and Union Station to Perform at the White House

Burlington, MA – On Tuesday, July 21 Rounder recording artist, Alison Krauss and Union Station will participate in the ongoing White House music series celebrating the arts and demonstrating the importance of arts education. This event will feature Country Music artists Alison Krauss and Union Station and Brad Paisley. Krauss and Paisley will participate in […]

TANYA TUCKER RELEASES MUCH ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM, MY TURN

TANYA TUCKER RELEASES MUCH ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM, MY TURN

The Time Life ‘Saguaro Road Records’ Release Reconstructs Classic Country – In Stores Now Nashville, TN — One of country music’s greatest legends, Tanya Tucker, has just released her much anticipated new CD, My Turn, on Saguaro Road Records.  On this new album Tucker takes classic country songs originally recorded by the all time great […]