Nominees revealed for CRS New Faces of Country Music Show

This year Barrett scored his second No.1 success with a three-week race to the top of Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart with “The Good Ones”. Also among those who scored # 1 on BillboardCountry Airplay’s over the past year were Brown (“Just The Way”, with Parmalee), Moon (“Good Time”), Shane (“My …

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Bantry left to sing the Blues after his senior relegation

Bishopstown 1-16 Bantry Blues 1-9 REPORTS BY GER McCARTHY The BANTRY Blues have been relegated to the third tier of Cork football. The two-time senior county football champions fell through the trap of grade Cork Senior A at the first intermediate level after a disappointing seven-point loss to Bishopstown in …

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Tens of thousands mourn death of Brazilian country singer

Tens of Thousands Mourn Death of Brazilian Country Singer | Honolulu Star-Advertiser By Associated Press | November 6, 2021 ASSOCIATED PRESS A fan cries after walking past the coffin that contains the remains of Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonca, during a vigil at the Ginasio Arena in Goiania, Brazil on Saturday, …

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Mike Westbrook: “Jazz is freedom of expression”

One of the most experimental, provocative and playful figures in British jazz, composer and pianist Mike Westbrook, has finally encountered something that intimidates him: cataloging his own vast body of work. For over 60 years his output has varied voraciously between small group jazz and big band brass, poetry sets, …

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A Dallas festival that mixes blues and barbecue – Texas Monthly

In the Texas Monthly Recommends series, Texas monthly writers, editors, photographers and producers present their favorite recent cultural finds from the great state of Texas. The barbecue continues to arrive. In the wake of the news Texas monthly The list of the 50 best barbecues is the annual Blues, Bandits …

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‘Hell yes, I will do it’

Growing up in the small town of Leesburg, Georgia, Luke Bryan’s television had between three and five channels, depending on the reception on the antenna. He may have listened to country music obsessively, but the opportunities to see his favorite singers were few and far between. Every fall, he could …

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