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Lee Ann Womack Hosts Star-Studded ACM Honors
On Monday night (September 20), several country hit makers, musicians and fans attended the Academy of Country Music's 4th Annual ACM Honors to recognize special awards recipients and off-camera winners from this year's ACM Awards. The sold-out bash, held at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, wa…
Don Schlitz ‘Holds ‘Em’ at Americana Music Festival
Acclaimed songwriter Don Schlitz knows how to make an audience feel like the ultimate music insider gossiping with their lifelong buddy.
Take his show September 9 at the Station Inn in Nashville when many show-goers seemed to have a vague idea that this was the guy who wrote or co-wrote so many hits …
Mary Gauthier Pulls Into the Station With Personal Tunes
Mary Gauthier's wry sense of humor brought so much good cheer to the audience gathered on September 9 at Nashville's historic Station Inn, it was as if a pressure valve had released pent-up tension leaving jubilation behind.
Not that those at the Americana Music Festival take themselves overly seriou…
Mary Chapin Carpenter Cheats Death to Make ‘Miracles’

Mary Chapin Carpenter's debut more than 20 years ago brought a breath of fresh air to country radio, introducing fans to such breezy singles as 'I Feel Lucky,' 'Passionate Kisses' and 'He Thinks He'll Keep Her.' Beginning with the ACM's Top New Female Vocalist honor in 1990, the Ivy League-educated …
Country Veterans Make Album Chart Comeback
Three chart-topping artists all make their return to the country charts this week with strong sales for their newest releases. Mary Chapin Carpenter's new album, 'The Age of Miracles,' is the week's only debut inside the Top 10 on Billboard's Country Album chart...
Mary Chapin Carpenter Receives Spirit of Americana Honor
Mary Chapin Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards and other honors, but when the singer-songwriter was notified that she will receive the Spirit of Americana Free Speech in Music Award she was overcome with emotion.
Sidelined in 2007 after she suffered severe illness triggered by a pulmonary embolism,…
Mary Chapin Carpenter Readies New Album and Tour
Lauded as the most literary-minded of Nashville's 'Class of '89,' Mary Chapin Carpenter entered country music a quiet-spoken, folk-singing freshman alongside country-singing classmates by the names of Alan Jackson, Clint Black, Travis Tritt and Garth Brooks...