Articles Posted July 2012

  • OFFSTAGE: Country Stars Remember Andy Griffith

    OFFSTAGE: Country Stars Remember Andy Griffith

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) “Love you, Andy. Go rest.” Those were Brad Paisley‘s parting words to Andy…

  • Kenny Chesney Heads to New York for Fourth of July Concert

    Kenny Chesney Heads to New York for Fourth of July Concert

    Kenny Chesney and Brad Paisley are just two of the country stars performing at high-profile events on the Fourth of July. Of course, July 4 also signals Willie Nelson’s annual picnic, and this year’s event…

  • Independents’ Day: Discover New Music

    Independents’ Day: Discover New Music

    How about some independent music on Independence Day? Here’s my own declaration of cool tunes I discovered in May and June. Rodney Crowell worked with one of his favorite wordsmiths on a special project, yet…

  • Jake Owen & Wife Lacey Expecting First Child

    Jake Owen & Wife Lacey Expecting First Child

    Jake Owen Lacey Buchanan married Monday, May 7 in a sunrise ceremony in Vero Beach, Fla. Photo by Brian Pepper, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Congratulations to Jake Owen and his wife, Lacey, who are…

  • Andy Griffith Dies at 86

    Andy Griffith Dies at 86

    Andy Griffith, an actor best-known for his leading role in The Andy Griffith Show, died Tuesday morning (July 3) at his home in Dare County, N.C. He was 86. Griffith starred as Sheriff Andy Taylor…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Not Listening to Blown Away Anymore

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Not Listening to Blown Away Anymore

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Carrie Underwood has heard plenty of her latest album, Blown Away. “In the…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. There will be a presentation of the SHSU Criminal Justice summer interns for the Huntsville Police Department. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • SHSU Crime Lab to Move

    The SHSU Regional Crime Lab’s landlord has found a new tenant for their facility in the Woodlands, and the lab is in the process of finding a new place to move. The crime lab serves…

  • Congressman Kevin Brady Here at Town Hall Meeting Monday

    Congressman Brady spoke to a good turnout of citizens at the Veterans Conference Center Monday night. He was especially disappointed by the recent Supreme Court decision on Obamacare . . . . Brady also talked…

  • Around the Web: The Band Perry "Heads" for Home

    Around the Web: The Band Perry "Heads" for Home

    The Band Perry get surprised with bobblehead dolls at hometown ballgame. Kenny Chesney proves he’s a man of steel in Pittsburgh. Tim McGraw’s new song is just for trucking fun. Toby Keith puts Ford employees…