Jamey Johnson released his latest album, Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran, on Oct. 16, and took the stage last week for a sold-out show at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. Next month, the award-winning singer-songwriter will embark on a fall tour in support of the album, beginning in Knoxville, Tenn...
In a relatively short span of time, singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson has cultivated a reputation as a country-music trailblazer. Unafraid to walk the road less traveled, Jamey has stayed rooted in traditional country music and true to himself as an artist, with little regard for commercial viability -- although the CMA award winner has certainly enjoyed his fair share of critical acclaim and commer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Railroad Revival Tour has run off the tracks.
The cross-country tour featuring Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Band of Horses and John C. Reilly has been canceled by organizers.
A note on the tour's website says "certain complications would not permit us to host the shows in the manner intended," but gave no further details...
Easton Corbin is definitely a fan of country's roots. As one of country's new traditionalists, he harbors a deep love for the music of country legends Keith Whitley, Merle Haggard and George Jones. Easton performed plenty of Haggard and Jones tunes as part of his sets during his early days on stage and still likes to throw in a classic now and then, although he has plenty of his own hits to play t
Jamey Johnson has set Oct. 16 as the release date of his latest album, Livin' for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran. The 16-track collection, produced by Buddy Cannon and Dale Dodson, pairs Jamey with a host of other country greats, including Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Leon Russell, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack and more...
Willie Nelson will be saddling up a different kind of horse -- an iron one -- when he kicks off the Railroad Revival Tour this Fall with posse mates Jamey Johnson, Band of Horses, and actor John C. Reilly. The tour seems tailor-made for a gypsy cowboy like Willie, since the artists travel by way of 1940's railway cars and perform out in the open sky in pop-up venues beside the railroad tracks at e
Willie Nelson will celebrate the re-opening of his Texas Hill Country 9-hole golf course to the public on June 30, by hosting the 1st Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament at the Pedernales Cut N Putt Golf Club in Briarcliff, Texas. The tournament will benefit four central Texas charities: Pedernales Fire Department, Helping Hands Ministries of Spicewood, the Children's Music Foundation of Austin, and
Critics may lament the state or direction of country music (or any other genre for that matter), citing the dearth of quality artists such as Merle Haggard. However, the Hag is one legend who likes what he hears coming out of Nashville.
"Lately I've noticed an improvement in the overall quality of songs and what not," Merle said in a phone interview with the Corpus Christi Caller-Times n