Articles Tagged “Los Angeles”

  • Willard Oliver’s New Book

    After 10 years of research and a bookcase full of documents, Willard Oliver, a professor in Sam Houston State University‚Äôs Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, has published a comprehensive biography of August Vollmer, known…

  • Natalie Maines Compares Country Music to "Abusive Husband"

    Natalie Maines Compares Country Music to "Abusive Husband"

    Dixie Chicks‘ singer Natalie Maines jokes that going back to a career in country music would be “like going back to your abusive husband.” Maines spoke with CMT host Katie Cook on the red carpet…

  • Grammy Awards Bring Country Stars to Los Angeles

    Grammy Awards Bring Country Stars to Los Angeles

    Sunday night’s (Feb. 10) Grammy Awards show is just one of the major events attracting music superstars to Los Angeles this weekend. Zac Brown, Kenny Chesney, Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Mumford Sons and…

  • Notable Country Music Deaths of 2012

    Notable Country Music Deaths of 2012

    Giants took their final bow this year — Country Music Hall of Fame members Kitty Wells, Earl Scruggs and Frances Preston and superstars such as Andy Griffith, Whitney Houston, Levon Helm and that consummate aggregator…

  • HOT DISH: Remembering the Good Times and a Good Friend

    HOT DISH: Remembering the Good Times and a Good Friend

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…