16 items from 2013
Nashville, Tenn. (AP) — Husband-wife duo Shovels & Rope is the top nominee for this year's Americana Honors & Awards, but longtime favorites Buddy Miller and Emmylou Harris lurk nearby. Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent earned four nominations, including album, song and emerging artist of the year. Miller, the Americana Music Association's most-awarded artist, and Harris have three nominations apiece. The awards will be held Sept. 18 at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. The nominations were announced Tuesday in Los Angeles. Miller and Harris were nominated for top honor artist of the year with Dwight Yoakam and Richard Thompson. The »
- AP Staff
If there is one artist you Need to catch this summer, it's Nashville's Sturgill Simpson, who blends old timey licks with edgy lyrics in a stripped down pure American country sound that will rock your world. Sturgill Simpson got the music bug early on but fought it like heck through years of well-paying but unsatisfying day jobs before finally moving to Nashville and committing to the honky tonk dream. Now, with momentum building for his June 11 debut, the past month has seen Simpson opening shows for Dwight Yoakam, Junior Brown, taping an interview for Xm/Sirius.s iconic Outlaw Country channel, playing his first La and NYC shows and pinching himself every step of the way the way; .It.s »
- April Neale
"Wilfred" returns to FX on June 20 and the network has scheduled back-to-back episodes of the half-hour comedy in its first two weeks on the air.
The eccentric series stars Elijah Wood and Jason Gann in the story of a young man (Wood) who forms a special bond with his neighbor's pet dog (Gann). The first two seasons also aired during the summer on FX.
"Wilfred" airs at 10 p.m. Et and will occupy an hour-long block on both June 20 and June 27. After a July 4 hiatus, the show will return July 11 with regularly scheduled half hour airings. »
Mila Kunis boyfriend Ashton Kutcher seems like he would be mild mannered, but got into a fight that was described as a violent confrontation with a member of security at the Stagecoach Music Festival. The TV actor who rose to fame on 'That 70s Show' was involved in a heated confrontation with a security guard at the country music festival. The 'Two And A Half Men' star - who is dating 29-year-old actress Mila Kunis - was allegedly the victim of an overzealous member of security and was spotted defending himself during shoving match at the Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio, California on Saturday evening after the bouncer failed to recognize the actor when he tried to greet a female fan. A source told gossip website TMZ.com that altercation began when a woman approached Ashton in the VIP area while he was watching Nick 13 and Dwight Yoakam perform. The »
Los Angeles, April 29: Ashton Kutcher reportedly got into a violent confrontation with a security guard at Stagecoach, a country music festival, in Indio. Eyewitness says that the actor was not aggressive, it was the security personnel who was "out of line".
Tmz.com reports that eyewitnesses said that Kutcher was in the VIP area near the stage to check out Nick 13 and Dwight Yoakam, when a woman approached him to say, 'Hi' and shake his hand. When Kutcher went to greet the woman, security intervened and shoved the two of them and chaos ensued.
Kutcher and the security guard went at it, each violently shoving the other. The. »
- Smith Cox
Ashton Kutcher was involved in a heated confrontation with a security guard at a country music festival. The 'Two And A Half Men' star - who is dating 29-year-old actress Mila Kunis - was allegedly the victim of an overzealous member of security and was spotted defending himself during shoving match at the Stagecoach Music Festival in Indio, California on Saturday evening (27.04.13) after the bouncer failed to recognise the actor when he tried to greet a female fan. A source told gossip website TMZ.com that altercation began when a woman approached Ashton in the VIP area while he was watching Nick 13 and Dwight Yoakam perform. The former 'That 70s Show' star walked over to greet her but a »
Ashton Kutcher got into a violent melee with security at Stagecoach -- a country music festival in Indio, CA -- after a security guard got physical with the actor and a fan ... TMZ has learned.According to our sources, Kutcher was in the VIP area near the stage to check out Nick 13 and Dwight Yoakam ... when a woman approached him to say hi and shake his hand. We're told when Kutcher went to greet the woman, »
- TMZ Staff
Yeah, we have another character poster for The Lone Ranger! Time to take a better look at William Fichtner who stars as Butch Cavendish – a ruthless outlaw whose terribly scarred face is a perfect reflection of the bottomless pit that passes for his soul. Looks pretty cool, check it out & let us know what you think! So far, we have four character posters for Gore Verbinski‘s upcoming movie: Johnny Depp as Tonto, Armie Hammer as John Reid, Helena Bonham Carter as Red Harrington and Ruth Wilson as Rebecca Reid. Beside the above mentioned names, the rest of The Lone Ranger cast includes Tom...
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- Jeanne Standal
Kentucky native Sturgill Simpson will release a new album, High Top Mountain, due out June 11, 2013. Simpson will tour with legendary talent Dwight Yoakam and Junior Brown this spring, dates are listed below. .Best and Most Legit Male Country Singer You Haven.t Heard of Yet.. - Impose Magazine Sturgill Simpson is going to change the .haven.t. to .have. in the magazine quote above with the release of his debut album.High Top Mountain.out June 11 on his own label, via Thirty Tigers Distribution. Comprised of 12 tracks, 10 of which are composed by Sturgill alone, range from furious honky-tonk to pre-outlaw country-rocking to spellbinding bluegrass pickin. to emotional balladry, making the album a one-stop guide to everything »
- April Neale
Spring is here and Universal CityWalk is hosting a free live music event spotlight series at their 5 Towers concert venue. The event runs from March 22nd to April 20th and will feature music from rising street performers and new and emerging talents. Come on out and experience fresh faces and great new music ranging from pop, rock, folk and acoustic with different featured artists playing each Friday and Saturday. The series kicks off tonight with DWTS, Ro Shon Fegan (Disney’s Camp Rock, Shake it up, Dancing with the Stars), and street-to-rising-star sensation Chelsea Williams! Chelsea was the opening act for Grammy® award winner Dwight Yoakam, sold over 100,000 copies [ Read More ]
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The eclectic list of performers was announced Tuesday on the website for Memphis in May, the month-long tourism event that includes the three-day music festival.
Other scheduled performers include Jerry Lee Lewis, Alice in Chains, Bassnectar, The Smashing Pumpkins, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Flaming Lips, Dwight Yoakam, The Roots, The Black Crowes, Patti Smith and Zz Top.
The music festival takes place at Tom Lee Park, which sits alongside the Mississippi River. It runs from May 3 through May 5.
Memphis in May also features the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest and the Sunset Symphony.
Memphis in May: http://www.memphisinmay.org »
Nashville, Tenn. — There will be a British invasion of the main stage at Bonnaroo this year.
The four-day festival, held on a rural 700-acre farm, always features an eclectic roster, but the June 13-16 event is even more varied than usual.
Returnees Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers also hold down a headliner spot. Then things get a little crazy with R&B star R. Kelly, alternative queen Bjork and Wu-Tang Clan celebrating its 20th anniversary. Wilco, Pretty Lights, The Lumineers, The National, The xx, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Nas and Zz Top also top the list announced Tuesday by "Weird Al" Yankovic via Bonnaroo's YouTube channel.
Tickets go on sale at noon Est on Saturday.
McCartney, the former Beatle and recent frontman of Sirvana, will be making his first appearance at the event. »
The British are coming, the British are coming -- to Bonnaroo for 2013.
The headliners for the annual four-day music festival held in Manchester, Tenn. include rock legend Paul McCartney, in his first time at the event, and hot U.K. group Mumford & Sons, who performed at Bonnaroo in 2011, in addition to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers returning -- they last played in 2006.
Following those big names are R. Kelly, the Wu-Tang Clan, Wilco, Bjork, Pretty Lights, The Lumineers, The xx, The National, Kendrick Lamar, Dwight Yoakam, Billy Idol, Jim James in a Soul SuperJam with John Oates, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, A$AP Rocky, Nas, Zz Top, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Passion Pit, Grizzly Bear, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Animal Collective and Daniel Tosh.
Quite the eclectic assortment of acts. More performers will be announced at a later time. Tickets go on sale at noon Et on Saturday, Feb. 23. Get »
Dwight Yoakam has sold out the world famous Ryman Auditorium in less than 30 minutes. He has added a second show.Due to overwhelming demand, Grammy Award-winning artist Dwight Yoakam has added a second headlining show at Nashville.s historic Ryman Auditorium on Saturday, April 13. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 15. Dwight.s Friday, April 12 show sold out in less than 30 minutes when it went on sale February 8. This marks his return to the Mother Church of Country Music.s sacred stage for the first time since 2005. .The Ryman is one of a handful of places in the world, that from the moment you step inside, you can feel that you have entered a hallowed chamber occupied »
- April MacIntyre
When their fathers are killed by Dwight Yoakam's ruthless thug, feisty chalk'n'cheese Mexicanas Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek pair up to plot his downfall. With the reluctant help of an American "criminal science" officer (Steve Zahn), the bandidas blaze a trail across the country, robbing banks before Dwight's bad guys can get to them. French action maestro and producer Luc Besson makes sure the thrills come thick and fast in this wacky neo-Western. »
Singer, actor and songwriter Dwight Yoakam launches into 2013 with a performance Wednesday, January 2 on NBC.s .Tonight Show with Jay Leno.. The Grammy-winning country music innovator is riding a new wave of success and acclaim with his latest album 3 Pears (Warner Bros) and single .A Heart Like Mine.. He has dominated best-of-2012 lists including Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, the Village Voice and NPR. Rolling Stone picked .A Heart Like Mine. as one of the year.s best singles of the year, noting: .For his first album of originals in seven years, trad-country torchbearer Yoakam had the inspired idea to call on Beck to produce a couple of tracks. The result, in .A Heart Like Mine,. hits you like a »
- April MacIntyre
16 items from 2013
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