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Alan Jackson Helps Hall of Fame Announce Major Expansion
Alan Jackson helped the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum launch a $75 million capital campaign on Thursday (July 28). The fundraising campaign, dubbed 'Working on a Building,' after the popular country-gospel tune recorded by Elvis Presley, Bill Monroe and countless others, will help finance a proposed 200,000-square-foot expansion of the popular Nashville tourist destination...
Ricky Skaggs Revives Country Hits With ‘Bluegrass Style’
Ricky Skaggs Revives Country Hits With ‘Bluegrass Style’
Any musician would be happy to achieve success in one musical genre, but Ricky Skaggs has been twice blessed. Over the course of his career, the Kentucky native has been proclaimed the savior of country music when such '80s hits as 'Uncle Pen,' 'Heartbroke' and 'Highway 40 Blues' signaled a return to traditional country on the radio airwaves...
New Orleans Jazz Fest Welcomes Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson
New Orleans Jazz Fest Welcomes Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson
Once again, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has opened its doors to several country acts. The 2011 lineup is out, and Music City is headed to the Big Easy April 29 - May 1 and May 5 - 8. Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Kid Rock, Ricky Skaggs and Lucinda Williams are just a few of the artists who are scheduled to perform during the seven-day event. Th...

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