Articles Posted March 2013

  • Next Women of Country: Rose Falcon

    Next Women of Country: Rose Falcon

    Honesty comes easily for Rose Falcon — not only in songwriting and performing but in her overall mindset. “A lot of times people say I have no filter, and I think the hard part is…

  • Around the Web: Jake Owen Warms Up to New York City

    Around the Web: Jake Owen Warms Up to New York City

    Jake Owen learns a few lessons at his first Madison Square Garden gig. Ashley Monroe earns flowery praise for her Like a Rose debut. Tuesday marks 50th anniversary of Patsy Cline’s plane crash. Emmylou Harris…

  • Luke Bryan: CMT Hot 20 Countdown Interview

    Luke Bryan: CMT Hot 20 Countdown Interview

    Luke Bryan is buzzing with a headlining tour and a new album called Spring Break … Here to Party. CMT Hot 20 Countdown‘s Tim Hardiman recently caught up with the easygoing Georgia native to talk…

  • OFFSTAGE: Nashville Men Can’t Tell Country From Colors

    OFFSTAGE: Nashville Men Can’t Tell Country From Colors

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The guys on Nashville are good at a lot of things: sex, scandal,…

  • Jason Aldean Owns the Crowd at Madison Square Garden Debut

    Jason Aldean Owns the Crowd at Madison Square Garden Debut

    NEW YORK CITY — With all the time Jason Aldean seems to be spending in New York City lately, local fans are likely to try sneaking his name onto the ballot for this year’s mayoral…

  • Country Radio Seminar’s New Faces Show Among the Best Ever

    Country Radio Seminar’s New Faces Show Among the Best Ever

    The New Faces Show that concluded Country Music Seminar Friday night (March 1) at the Nashville Convention Center was the most entertaining one in recent memory — and not just because of a certain surprise…

  • OFFSTAGE: Why Is Kenny Chesney Being a "Good Boy"?

    OFFSTAGE: Why Is Kenny Chesney Being a "Good Boy"?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Maybe I’m reading too much into this. But at an impromptu show Sunday…

  • Wind Advisory

    The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory which is in effect from 9 until 6 this evening.  Southerly winds are forecast at 20 to 30 MPH. These winds could make driving and boating…

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week

    March 3rd through the 9th is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas. We talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis about the event on “Around Town” Sunday . . . . DAVIS#1-3-1-13 In…

  • Festival Inspiracion–Update on Music

    Recently we’ve informed you about various art-oriented activities during Festival Inspiracion that kicks off this week. SHSU Professor Sergio Ruiz now updates us on some of the musical activities getting underway for this great event…