Archive for August, 2009
The Queen of Country Music, Kitty Wells will be celebrating her 90th birthday this Sunday at the Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville.
The release of James’ much anticipated new album, SHADOW ON THE GROUND, has been announced by Rounder Records for Sept. 8, 2009. James will have an early CD release party at the Broken Spoke in Austin, Texas on Sept 4, 2009, and will be available at 8pm for autographs and photo opps. The show will start at 9pm, so be sure to put that date on your calendar for some fun and good-ol boot scootin at the best honky tonk in Austin, Texas!!!
The Mason Country Opry will be staged on Thursday, August 27, at the Odeon Theater in downtown Mason. The show begins at 7:30 PM and admission is $8.00 per person. Tickets will be available at the door.
Unless you have used all of your free Rhapsody Player time you can hear today’s featured song by an unlikely pair. Neil Young and Waylon Jennings perfomed a great duet with “Bound For Glory”. (Or you can just play the YouTube video below.)
I received a CD in the mail yesterday, from Shirley Bates. Titled “New Walls”, I did not know what to expect when I listened to the CD, but I was pleasantly surprised. Shirley Bates has a beautiful voice which graces all of the songs quite nicely. Shirley is one of the grand ladies of country music.
The Llano Country Opry will be staged on Saturday, August 8, 2009, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. The show begins at 7:30 PM and tickets are now on sale at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, Llano National Bank, Lively Computers in Kingsland or by calling (325) 247-5354.