Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Who Will Be Saved on American Idol?

    OFFSTAGE: Who Will Be Saved on American Idol?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) It’s down to the girls. At the end of Thursday’s (April 11) American…

  • The Band Perry Get a Signature Cupcake

    The Band Perry Get a Signature Cupcake

    Unlike most of the neon lights in Nashville tempting the thirsty, the sparkling sign hanging at the original Gigi’s Cupcakes located at 1816 Broadway, tantalizes the sweet-toothed instead. With a daily set list featuring eight…

  • OFFSTAGE: What’s in Jason Aldean’s eBay Cart?

    OFFSTAGE: What’s in Jason Aldean’s eBay Cart?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Walmart, I understand. But eBay? I just cannot picture Jason Aldean scrolling through…

  • Premium Sale Beats Last Year’s Total

    Thursday night’s Premium Sale at the Walker County Fair brought in $427,850 dollars, beating last year’s total of $371,850 dollars. Jared Lampson’s grand champion steer drew the most bucks at $20,000 dollars. Dave Morvant bought…

  • Barbecue & Chili Cookoff Getting Underway

    The Walker County Fair is still underway. Fair spokesperson Shelly Beaird updates us on the cookoff . . . . BARBEC4-11-13

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Wednesday’s day shift a vehicle was reported stolen in the 700 block of I-45 South. On the night shift Wednesday, in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue a known…

  • Country Music Star Finals Saturday Night

    If you’re looking for entertainment this weekend, the Walker County Fair has it. Country Music Star Contest spokesperson Steve Fox tells us all about it . . . . COUNTMUS4-11-13 Fox says the winner picks…

  • HCT’s “Barefoot in the Park” Begins Tonight

    Neil Simon’s classic play “Barefoot in the Park” kicks-off in Huntsville tonight. We recently talked with one of the actor’s in the production, Shyver Bray, who filled us in . . . . BAREFOOT4-8-13  …

  • Brad Paisley: CMT Hot 20 Countdown Interview

    Brad Paisley: CMT Hot 20 Countdown Interview

    More than a decade into his career, Brad Paisley is continuing to evolve, musically and personally. That growth is particularly evident in his creative new album, Wheelhouse. “You have different stages in your career where…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lauren Alaina and Kimberly Perry Nostalgic Over Keepsakes

    OFFSTAGE: Lauren Alaina and Kimberly Perry Nostalgic Over Keepsakes

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Lauren Alaina has a 67-year-old doll. Kimberly Perry has a 66-year-old locket. And…