Blackhawks look to continue building confidence against Blues

For the Chicago Blackhawks, it’s all about perspective. They return home Friday to face the St. Louis Blues after going 2-2-0 on a four-game trip. Considering they were 0-5-1 in away games before this trip, they will take it. “You get 0.500 on the road, coming back from where we …

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Whether it’s Garth Brooks or Dolly Parton, why the Irish have a deep connection to American country music

A friend of mine moved from Texas to Wicklow when he was a child. He hadn’t realized he had changed countries in years – he was at a chicken farm in Avoca, and everyone was listening to Charley Pride. remembered this story this week when Garth Brooks made his triumphant …

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National Youth Jazz Orchestra to celebrate Amy Winehouse at Cambridge Junction

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO), a charity that exists to help young jazz musicians, will honor Amy Winehouse – a former NYJO alum – at the Junction this Sunday, November 28. Lucy-Anne Daniels and Olivia Murphy of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra The young musicians, who will perform as …

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Bircham’s superb exit leaves Waterford feeling the Blues ahead of play-offs

The August 5 announcement that Marc Bircham had signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract with Waterford presented a picture of stability at a club seeking to emerge from a period of protracted crisis It turned out to be misleading. Bircham had arrived three months earlier as the fifth Blues boss in …

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Paul Cauthen unveils “Country As F – k” and announces new album

Big Velvet is back with a bang: Paul Cauthen’s swagger-filled new song, “Country as F – k,” arrived on Thursday, November 18, and with it, the singer shared that he had a new album in preparation. The new song and its music video are tongue-in-cheek statements of Cauthen’s country credit. …

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The next generation set to shake up the tennis world | Tennis News

Daniil Medvedev did not lose the ATP final, the world number 2’s serve may not have been on fire during the Pala Alpi tour on Sunday, but he was far from turning around. Alexander Zverev, with 59 Tour victories, took the title match away from the Russian, denying him the …

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Nostalgia takes center stage when Utah welcomes Memphis

To hear Mike Conley and Rudy Gay say it, they each have different early memories of each other. Gay, who was considered the savvy veteran despite starting his second season when he met Conley, recalls Conley walking into the gym for his first workout showing off his new tattoo at …

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Jackie Venson: “Texas blues players have a way to control the whole room and make your face melt”

The blues has been an integral part of Austin-based Jackie Venson’s repertoire since she started playing guitar almost ten years ago. She specifically embraced the sheer intensity of the Texas electric blues. “Every time I hear a Texas blues player, it’s really loud,” says Venson. “They have a way of …

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Dan + Shay win favorite country duo or group at 2021 AMAs

Dan + Shay were named Favorite Country Duo or Group at the 2021 American Music Awards. Their victory was announced during a pre-show live stream on TikTok ahead of the awards ceremony on Sunday night (November 21), as well as ‘a number of other winners in gender specific, non-televised categories. …

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp met rock and roll legend before Arsenal rout

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp met rock and roll legend Paul Weller at a Liverpool hotel ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Arsenal. The Reds returned to victory after losing to West Ham before the international break with a 4-0 victory over Mikel Arteta’s side at Anfield. Earlier on Saturday Klopp was …

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