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  • New Artist Spotlight: Jana Kramer

    New Artist Spotlight: Jana Kramer

    Jana Kramer photo by Bryan Allen, courtesy of Warner Bros. Nashville. NEW ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Jana Kramer By Bob Doerschuk © 2012 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Jana Kramer insists she…

  • Dave Stewart to Release Album & Documentary Featuring Martina McBride & Alison Krauss

    Dave Stewart to Release Album & Documentary Featuring Martina McBride & Alison Krauss

    Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/davestewart. Songwriter, guitarist and one half of the chart topping ’80s duo the Eurythmics Dave Stewart will debut his documentary, The Blackbird Diaries and The Ringmaster General, in Nashville. The film features…

  • Folk Artist & Guitarist Doc Watson Dies At 89

    Folk Artist & Guitarist Doc Watson Dies At 89

    Doc Watson at MerleFest in 2011. Photo courtesy of McDonough Media. Legendary folk artist Doc Watson died Tuesday in Winston-Salem at the age of 89, reports the New York Times. Doc passed away in the…

  • Watch Little Big Town’s “Pontoon” Video

    Watch Little Big Town’s “Pontoon” Video

    Little Big Town shoots the video for “Pontoon.” Photo by Becky Fluke, courtesy of Sandbox Entertainment. Little Big Town’s new video, “Pontoon,” features a lake, cold beverages and of course, a pontoon. Filmed at Percy…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kenny Chesney’s New Album Includes Song About Alzheimer’s Disease

    OFFSTAGE: Kenny Chesney’s New Album Includes Song About Alzheimer’s Disease

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I have not listened to Kenny Chesney’s upcoming album, Welcome to the Fishbowl.…

  • Walker County Primary Election Results

    Six-thousand-four-hundred-and-two Walker County voters turned out for the Republican and Democratic Primaries last night. In the unofficial results, District 8 Republican Congressional incumbent Kevin Brady beat out his Republican challenger Larry Youngblood by capturing 83.6%…

  • CMT Blog: More About Dierks Bentley on CMT Unplugged

    CMT Blog: More About Dierks Bentley on CMT Unplugged

    With a guitar strapped to his chest and some likeable scruff accompanying his pearly white, Southern gentlemen grin, Dierks Bentley is the epitome of a classic, country man. Once you’re serenaded by “5-1-5-0,” his hit…

  • Certificate of Obligation Bonds for Jail Okayed

    Walker County Commissioners met for a regular session at the Courthouse Tuesday morning. Commissioners considered an order authorizing the issuance of the Walker County Certificate of Obligation Bonds, Series 2012, in regard to the planned…

  • Golf Ball Drop

    Around 7:15 in the evening at the upcoming Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament at Raven Nest this weekend, there’s a chance to win some great prizes at the Golf Ball Drop. Huntsville & Walker…

  • Richard Linklater’s “Bernie” Movie Tonight

    Richard Linklater, an Oscar nominated director returns to Huntsville today to showcase his most recent film “Bernie.” The screening will be at the J. Philip Gibbs, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Old Towne Theatre,…