The anticipation for Grammy nominations has become a spectacular event. Well at least that is how I view it. With the list of Country nods today and a big presence of female artists it’s safe to say the genre IS recognized. Maren Morris led all Country artists with four Grammy nominations, including Country Album (“Hero”), Country Solo Performance, and Best Country Song (“My Church”). Maren and Kelsea Ballerini are included in the overall Best New Artist category, competing with The Chainsmokers. Chance The Rapper and Anderson. Paak. (I am officially lost with those artists) ... read more!
The Time Jumpers released their third album, “Kid Sister, ” on Rounder Records. It has 14 tunes—new and classic and is a great representation of western swing and traditional country music, and most importantly a sweet tribute to the band’s late “girl singer,” Dawn Sears (the “Kid Sister” of the title). ... read more!
Who doesn’t like a big celebration? The Country Music Hall of Fame ® and Museum and the Country Music Association (CMA) will partner to host “Forever Country Live” presented by Southwest Airlines®, a FREE concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of both the museum’s opening and the CMA Awards. The community event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25, at Walk of Fame Park in downtown Nashville, with performances by Warner Bros. recording artist Charlie Worsham and Grammy-nominated ensemble The Time Jumpers, featuring Country Music Hall of Fame member Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, “Ranger Doug” Green and Paul Franklin. ... read more!
As many of you have heard, Dawn Sears recently passed away from lung cancer. Even though I knew she was sick for a long time the news was still shocking to me. She was such a fighter and had such a strong spirit I just couldn’t believe she was gone. ... read more!
Monday night, November 10th, The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert played host to a country legend and a band filled with some of the most accomplished musicians you will ever see. Vince Gill, along with the western swing band The Time Jumpers rolled into town ready to show the crowd a good time…and that they most certainly did. ... read more!
Hey everyone! Take a minute to stop and read the letter below by the VERY talented Dawn Sears. For those of you who don’t know her she is a talented singer in the western swing group The Time Jumpers. She has also sang on the road with Vince Gill for years and years and done a host of other things…but most of all she is sweet lady, a mother, a wife, and a friend to many. I have had the privilege to meet her once or twice at Time Jumpers’ shows and not only will she give you goosebumps with her voice, but she always has a smile for everyone. ... read more!