Some say it’s not easy having the same last name of someone very prominent in the country music world, and it must be tough following in their footsteps. Our Wednesday’s Watch artist has made those steps away from it on her own. Stella Parton has blazed her way to a very successful career as a singer songwriter, author and advocate for domestic violence. ... read more!
The time has flown by since this amazing annual event was announced and now less than two weeks out from the June 2-3 14th Annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic at Belmar Golf Club and Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma, details are coming into focus. ... read more!
News like this never grows old. Willie Nelson’s new studio album, God’s Problem Child, (and 9th for Sony/Legacy Recordings) has entered the Billboard Country chart at #1, making it the artist’s second US country chart-topper in less than two years. His 6th Legacy release, Django and Jimmie, an unforgettable musical collaboration with Merle Haggard, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country chart in June 2015. ... read more!
The family of Merle Haggard, Blackbird Presents and Willie Nelson will host an all-star concert event taping, called, “Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard,” at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, April 6, 2017 honoring what would have been Haggard’s 80th birthday and the one-year anniversary of his passing. ... read more!
We had the gift of seeing Collin Raye this past Thursday night in our hometown of Long Beach, California. It’s been about 8 years since I’ve seen him in concert, so I was really excited for the show. He certainly lived up to my excitement, as every second of the 90-minute show was thoroughly entertaining. In this life, I’ve seen hundreds of concerts, but there’s hardly been anyone else who put on as good of a show as Collin did. ... read more!
Sometimes I think there isn’t much Toby Keith has not succeeded at. His tour of 2016 was remarkably similar to his 2015 tour. And the year before that. And the years preceding. 2015 was the year Toby was rightfully inducted into the national Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the most meaningful honor of a career anchored in songwriting. As an entertainer, musician, recording artist and philanthropist, however, Toby Keith again has proven himself a model of consistency at the highest levels of performance in 2016. ... read more!