Buck Owens

Darius Rucker Sings Sinatra for Charity
Darius Rucker is channeling Frank Sinatra for charity. The Charleston, S.C. native returns home Feb. 13 for 'An Evening With Darius Rucker, Singing the Songs of Frank Sinatra.' The event benefits the MUSC Children's Hospital Fund.
This isn't the first time that the 'I Got Not…
Buck Owens’ Early Music Spotlighted on New CD
Long before he signed with Capitol Records and pioneered the "Bakersfield sound," the twangy, rock-indebted brand of California country that would make him an international superstar, Buck Owens was a struggling session musician and aspiring singer...
George Strait, Reba Bring ‘Real Country’ to Austin
Lee Ann Womack said it best when she took the stage on the opening night of George Strait and Reba McEntire's 2011 co-headlining tour Friday night (January 14) at Austin, Texas' Frank Erwin Center: "I hope you like real country music." And that is what the audience got, a…
Dierks Bentley, Sara Evans + More Take the ‘Wheel’
More than 12,000 fans packed the Lake Elisnore, Calif. Diamond this past weekend for the two-day Wagon Wheel Country Music Festival. Dierks Bentley, Lee Ann Womack, Sara Evans, James Otto, Randy Houser, Troy Olsen, Dwight Yoakam and more all entertained the fans with their own hits and a few classic…
Brad Paisley Wins CMA Entertainer of the Year
And the CMA Entertainer of the Year is ... Brad Paisley! The evening's host beat out fellow nominees Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban and the Zac Brown Band to take home the biggest award of the night. It's his sixth nomination in the coveted category and first win...
Buck Owens Honored With Star on Bakersfield Walk of Fame
Long before the late Buck Owens became the co-host of TV's 'Hee Haw,' a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, he walked the streets of Bakersfield. The California town was fertile ground for the unique sound he and his band, the Buckaroos…
New Country Music Releases — August 2010
The Boot keeps readers up-to-date with the very latest in new music. Each month, we post a list of the new releases we think you'll enjoy, so that you can get your shopping list ready for that trip to the record store.
Aug. 3
The Black Crowes, 'Croweology'
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Fred Durst Goes Country For Dwight Yoakam
Fred Durst is going behind the camera to help out country crooner Dwight Yoakam. The Limp Bizkit bad-boy is directing Yoakam's new video for 'Close Up the Honky Tonks,' the first single from 'Dwight Sings Buck' -- a new tribute album to the late Buck Owens...