Stories tagged: country music
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:06 p.m.
Country singer Kylie Rae Harris, who started out stringing together lyrics and performing as a teenager, was one of two people killed in a three-vehicle crash in New Mexico.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
In its eighth iteration from Aug. 2-4 in the scenic spot alongside the Columbia River – the first festival was on Aug. 3, 2012 – Watershed featured some of country’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 3:07 p.m.
Before Toby Keith made his way onto the stage at Northern Quest on Tuesday night in a cream-colored cowboy hat, white button-up shirt and light blue jeans, a video played …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 8:02 a.m.
Despite the rain the past few days, summer has arrived early in the form of Thomas Rhett’s Very Hot Summer Tour with opening act Dustin Lynch. The “it boy” of …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 11:38 p.m.
In a Twitter video, up and coming country singer Kane Brown wore a Nike “We are Gonzaga” T-shirt while singing what he is hinting will be a collaboration with Khalid. …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
Miranda Lambert is a superstar. But can she only get a No. 1 on country radio if she sings with a man?
While it may seem like a wild question to ask in 2018, consider Miranda Lambert: She has sold millions of albums. She headlines arenas. She’s the Academy of Country Music’s …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 6 a.m.
Things are going well for Chase Rice and the rising country star expects they’re going to get a lot better soon.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Country star Carrie Underwood has 13 songs on her sixth studio album, “Cry Pretty,” released on Friday. But two tracks in particular have been receiving a lot of attention.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Alabama’s 90 minutes of nonstop hits hit all the right notes.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 10 a.m.
Johnson was born and raised in Sebastopol, a Texas town of fewer than 500 people. He credits his small-town beginnings with fostering the down-to-earth attitude that he maintains despite his …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
“Unapologetically” follows Kelsea Ballerini’s 2015 debut album, “The First Time,” that produced four singles – three of which, “Love Me Like You Mean It,” “Dibs” and “Peter Pan” topped the …
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
About 300 people turned out in Bakersfield, California, to celebrate the naming of a post office for Merle Haggard.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
A federal judge has denied a request by country singer Randy Travis to stop the state of Texas from releasing footage of him naked and ranting during a 2012 DUI …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Country star Jason Aldean is set to make an emotional return to the stage after cancelling tour dates following the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Country music has long idealized the gun-owning lifestyle. But after a mass shooter killed himself and at least 58 people at Las Vegas’ Route 91 Harvest country music festival, voices …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Country stars and celebrities took to social media to express their sadness after the mass shooting in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Festival: “I am incredibly saddened by …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Glen Campbell, the grinning, high-pitched entertainer whose dozens of hit singles included “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” and whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his family …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Toby Keith’s stage presence did not fully evolve until the second half of the show. His band, featuring incredible musicians delivering enthusiastic performances, initially outshined Keith, as the upbeat music …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
The country music superstars continue to enjoy success on stage.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
The trio has recorded songs by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor and rising country duo Dan + Shay. They even have a new duet with 22-year-old “American Idol” alum Lauren Alaina.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
As the television industry deals with overall declines in total viewership, organizers behind the Academy of Country Music Awards are focused on keeping the core country music audience coming back …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 7 p.m.
Country star takes his cues from Bruce Springsteen in staging concerts that epic in length.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Blake Shelton’s charisma and carefree smile lit up the stage from the first notes he sang. His vocals during the live performance surpassed the recording, and there was a careful …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Darius Rucker also will headline a night at the sixth annual country music festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre this summer.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Tanya Tucker is postponing tour dates after fracturing a vertebrae and injuring a rib during a fall while on tour.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
Sundance Head’s notoriety is relatively new. He was the most recent winner of NBC’s competition series “The Voice,” where Shelton was his mentor. The tour hits Spokane on Feb. 24.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 8:56 p.m.
Garth Brooks, who lost entertainer of the year at last year’s Country Music Association Awards when he returned to music after a 13-year break, won the top prize at the …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 4 p.m.
Young’s “It Must Be Christmas” will be released on Oct. 14, the day after his headlining tour stops at the Spokane Arena on Thursday.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Country music star Loretta Lynn has postponed shows after suffering injuries in a fall that will require minor surgery.