Day: January 27, 2014

Lucinda Williams and Elizabeth Cook to perform at Americana Fundraiser

Lucinda Williams will headline the 4th annual Americana Spring Celebration, to be held March 21-22, 2014 at Blackberry Farm, a world-class luxury resort breathtakingly situated in the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. This year’s musical experience will feature Americana icon Williams along with songstress and SiriusXM “Apron Strings” host Elizabeth Cook playing before the …

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Dolly Parton set to kick off Blue Smoke World Tour this week

Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress, philanthropist, and 2014 Grammy nominee, DOLLY PARTON, is set to kick off her “Blue Smoke World Tour” this Friday, January 24, in Rancho Mirage, California. In addition this past Friday, Parton announced shows in Tamworth and Cairns being added to the Australian leg of the tour, both shows are already …

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GB Leighton selected as a Billboard Country Artist to Watch in 2014

Billboard.com released its highly sought after list of “Top 10 Country Artists to Watch in 2014” and selected Minneapolis rising talent GB Leighton among its honorees. Leighton, managed by Average Joe’s Rusty Harmon (Hootie & the Blowfish, the LACS and Jason Michael Carroll), is praised for his originality by journalist Chuck Dauphin who describes his …

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Kenny Rogers honoured By Professional Photographers of America

Three months ago, American icon Kenny Rogers was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. And now he has picked up another career achievement, but this time it’s in recognition of his other talent and passion—photography. Rogers received an honorary master of photography degree from Professional Photographers of America (PPA) at its annual conference, …

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