Kacey Musgraves will Perform at G Fest in Honor of Merle Haggard

Plans Unveiled for Merle Haggard Monument and Street in Muskogee, Okla. General Admission Tickets Available for $109 until May 15; Single-Day Tickets Now Available Starting at $39 As previously announced, G Fest organizers are continuing plans for the inaugural event in honor of the late Okie from Muskogee, Merle Haggard. The festival, which features some …

Brandy Clark Announces Album Release

Brandy Clark‘s major label debut, Big Day In A Small Town, is officially scheduled for a June 10 release on Warner Bros. Records. The album, which documents Clark as a songwriter on each of the eleven tracks, follows the success of the GRAMMY nominee’s 2013 album, 12 Stories. Joining Clark on the list of impressive …

Chuck Dauphin’s Country Single Reviews ~ CDX Vol. 582

Uh-oh. According to my calendar, today is October 28. That means there are less than two months until Christmas. I knew there was a reason I was having withdrawals for Hickory Farms and Kenny & Dolly’s Once Upon A Christmas. With that said, CDX 582 takes on a definite Yuletide slant, but there are a …

The Subversive Country Artistry of Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves The Subversive Country Artistry of Kacey Musgraves By Bob Doerschuk © 2013 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. It was one of those nights at the Grand Ole Opry that promised satisfaction for Country traditionalists. One after the other, Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs and Dailey & Vincent filed out …