The Mason Country Opry will be staged on Tuesday night at the Odeon Theater in downtown Mason, Texas. The show begins at 7:30 PM and admission is $10.00 per person with tickets available at the door.
Willie’s Place in Carl’s Corner, Texas, is proud to present an evening with Gene Watson and the Farewell Party Band with Special guests Amber Digby and Midnight Flyer on Saturday, April 17.
Outlaw sees Mark Chesnutt partnered with Producer and guitarist Pete Anderson as they reinterpret 12 classic Outlaw songs from the peak Outlaw period in the mid 1970s. There are sizzling covers of songs originally made famous by Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Jr., David Allan Coe, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver, Tompall Glaser, Jerry Jeff Walker and, of course, Willie Nelson. Release date to be announced.
When our readers see “Kimberly’s Honk Tonk” we know they want to know more. Fans of real country music can’t pass up a good honky tonk, so let’s visit Kimberly Murray and Kimberly’s Honky Tonk to learn more about this very talented woman from Stephenville Texas.
How do we, as a group, address the need for marketing on a worldwide scale? How do we get traditional country music back into the mainstream? Will the Internet suffice as the groundwork for such an effort, and is there a need and demand in the first place?
Trace Adkins’ tour bus was involved in an accident early Saturday morning around 9:30 am in north Louisiana. The bus was in route to a concert in Bossier City when a pickup truck crossed the center line into the tour bus. The driver and passenger in the pickup truck were killed upon impact. Adkins was not on the bus. Band members were taken to the hospital and will be fine but are pretty banged up. (photo courtesy of WTVF News Channel 5)
I took some music to the restaurant this morning when we went for breakfast. Our office is on Main Street in Windsor Missouri, right near the 4-way, so I can see the Wagon Wheel Cafe from the office. We know who is there by the trucks parked out front. Nancy and I headed out with some music by Dan Roberts and Gary P. Nunn. Three of the guys at the Wagon Wheel are ranchers. Two more showed up a few minutes after we did.
Earlier today we went to Australia for an article, and before that we were in Norway. Today we visit Red Jenkins, and we are stuck somewhere between Stockholm Sweden and Texas. Red Jenkins is called The Honky Tonk Man, and for good reason.
Country music was changing back in the late 80′s and early 90′s, or at least I thought so at the time. Then Mark Chesnutt came along. Mark Chesnutt signed with MCA Records and country music was back. His national debut came in 1990 with the single “Too Cold at Home”, the first single from his second album, which was also titled “Too Cold at Home”.