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Waylon Jennings News

Date of Birth: June 15, 1937 (79)
Birth Place: Littlefield, TX, USA
Gender: Male
AT&T Performing Arts Center Presents KRIS KRISTOFFERSONAT&T Performing Arts Center Presents KRIS KRISTOFFERSON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for American singer, songwriter, musician and actor Kris Kristofferson will go on sale Saturday, August 27 at 10 a.m. Kris Kristofferson will perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 at Strauss Square in the downtown Dallas Arts District. (more...)

Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters Coming to FolsomBilly Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters Coming to Folsom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Billy Bob Thornton - yes, that Billy Bob Thornton - performs on Stage One of the Harris Center with his American country rock/rockabilly band The Boxmasters, a group of seasoned musicians whose music is rich in rhythm and story. They're the real deal: their third album Modbilly reached #1 on the Americana Radio Chart and #14 on the Americana Music Association's Top 100 Albums of the Year, and they've toured as Willie Nelson's opening act. "They're working in the tradition of musical mavericks Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash, surveying the world for stories of ordinary people" (Los Angeles Times). Onstage, "the group shifts seamlessly between Nuggets-type garage rock and country-inflected ballads, with Thornton prefacing the songs with alternatingly poignant and outrageous stories" (Rolling Stone). (more...)

Kevin Welch Collaborates on New Musical WILL THE CIRCLE, Slated for Chicago Music Theatre FestivalKevin Welch Collaborates on New Musical WILL THE CIRCLE, Slated for Chicago Music Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Aimee Mann is working on a musical with playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly)... Edie Brickell has just collaborated with Steve Martin (Bright Star)... and now the popular Texas-by-way-of-Nashville Americana artist Kevin Welch is collaborating with a Chicago playwright (L.C. Bernadine) on a new musical called WILL THE CIRCLE, which debuts August 20th as part of this year's Chicago Music Theatre Festival at Victory Gardens Theatre. (more...)

Hip; Hop Phenom Yelawolf to Headline Southern-Flavored 'Trial By Fire' TourHip; Hop Phenom Yelawolf to Headline Southern-Flavored 'Trial By Fire' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The tour anticipates the release of his third album of the same name, due out later this fall. Highlights include shows at the Brooklyn Bowl (October 18) and New Orleans' legendary Tipitina's (December 3). The complete list of dates can be found below. (more...)

Hazel Smith to Be Honored at First Annual Music Row Storytellers EventHazel Smith to Be Honored at First Annual Music Row Storytellers Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Hazel Smith is a storyteller - she has thousands of them. That's because she witnessed so many, played a role in so many...and ultimately chronicled and shared so many. Hazel is one of Music Row's "Storytellers," a journalist who has been a constant force and source in country music as long as many can remember. That is why she's being honored as the initial subject of Music Row Storytellers. (more...)

American Beauty NYC Presents: Austin Lucas w/ Matt Woods, Bonehart Flannigan on 7/20American Beauty NYC Presents: Austin Lucas w/ Matt Woods, Bonehart Flannigan on 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2016

When Austin Lucas began thinking about the follow-up to his critically acclaimed 2013 album, Stay Reckless, he had a lot on his mind. The Indiana troubadour wanted to do something not only different from his own previous work, but unlike anything else happening in the realm of country and Americana. Between The Moon And The Midwest marries traditional and cosmic country sounds with sharp, vivid storytelling in a fully realized concept album. (more...)

Soho Rep Sets 2016-17 SeasonSoho Rep Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Sarah Benson and Executive Director Cynthia Flowers, Soho Rep. has continually produced work by bold artists who harness the intimate power of the organization's own 73-seat black box theater, as well as other spaces, to create transformative experiences. Soho Rep.'s 2016-17 season, announced today, comprises two ambitious new works-both characterized by inventive theatrical forms, holistic collaborations, and striking original music-along with an opportunity to get the first 'work-in-process' look at a new commission by a celebrated playwright. (more...)

The Struggle with PTSD & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEENThe Struggle with PTSD & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Nashville Artist Mark Cowden Unveils Public Art Piece at Hotel IndigoNashville Artist Mark Cowden Unveils Public Art Piece at Hotel Indigo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Hotel Indigo Nashville Downtown has commissioned local artist Mark Cowden to create a piece of mixed media art. The piece titled 'The Wanderer' pays homage to the historic 'Printer's Alley' history and future. The art piece includes an original letter block pressed poster from the legendary Hatch Show Print design team, 4 dimensional book sculptures utilizing real books, and much more. The Art Deco style of colors coordinates with the buildings historic architectural style. (more...)

Country Stars Remember Music Legend Merle HaggardCountry Stars Remember Music Legend Merle Haggard
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Country music legend Merle Haggard, well known for his such as 'Okie From Muskogee' and 'Mama Tried,' passed way today, April 6th, his 79th birthday. Celebrities from the country music world have expressed their sadness today at Merle's passing. See what some of them had to say below! (more...)

Legacy to Release Deluxe 3CD/1DVD Box Set 'The Highwaymen Live - American Outlaws'Legacy to Release Deluxe 3CD/1DVD Box Set 'The Highwaymen Live - American Outlaws'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Legacy is proud to announce the upcoming release of The Highwaymen Live - American Outlaws, a deluxe new 3CD/1DVD (or 3CD/1 Blu-ray) box set of concert performancesincluding a previously unreleased complete concert on CD and DVD (or Blu-ray)from country music's legendary first 'supergroup,' on Friday, May 20. (more...)

Sneak Peek - American Masters to Present of THE HIGHWAYMEN: FRIENDS TILL THE ENDSneak Peek - American Masters to Present of THE HIGHWAYMEN: FRIENDS TILL THE END
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Frequently referred to as 'the Mount Rushmore of country music,' The Highwaymen Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson were American country music's first bona fide supergroup (more...)

Cracker Barrel Announces Deluxe Compilation Album 'Southern Family' ft. Star-Studded ArtistsCracker Barrel Announces Deluxe Compilation Album 'Southern Family' ft. Star-Studded Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store today announced “Southern Family,” a compilation of songs by some of today's top artists and produced by GRAMMY-winning Producer Dave Cobb (more...)

'The Human iPod' Nicole Pesce to Perform in Peoria This Week'The Human iPod' Nicole Pesce to Perform in Peoria This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

This Wednesday, January 20, Nicole Pesce entertains audiences with her unique blend of virtuosity, humor and pizzazz. (more...)

'American Sound and Beauty' Opens Friday at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum'American Sound and Beauty' Opens Friday at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will unveil American Sound and Beauty: Guitars from the Bachman-Gretsch Collection this Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The exhibition, which will run through July, is the largest exhibition of stringed instruments ever mounted by the museum. Seventy-five guitars offer the public its most comprehensive look at the renowned Bachman-Gretsch collection. The opening will be celebrated with two weekends of special programming.  (more...)

John Fogerty and Spoon Join Lineup for IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT at Madison Square GardenJohn Fogerty and Spoon Join Lineup for IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award-winner John Fogerty and Spoon added to the star-filled lineup of artists taking part in IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT, an all-star concert event celebrating the music and message of the legendary music icon. (more...)

Brian Setzer Orchestra to Perform CHRISTMAS ROCKS Concert for SiriusXM, 12/1Brian Setzer Orchestra to Perform CHRISTMAS ROCKS Concert for SiriusXM, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

SiriusXM announced today that iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and The Brian Setzer Orchestra will perform an exclusive invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners in New York City on Tuesday, December 1. (more...)

IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT to Air Exclusively on AMC, 12/19IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT to Air Exclusively on AMC, 12/19
by Movies News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

In honor of what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday, Blackbird Presents in partnership with AMC today announced Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert, an all-star concert event (more...)

49th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS to Kick Off with Iconic Musical Collaboration, Today49th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS to Kick Off with Iconic Musical Collaboration, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Kick off Country Music's Biggest Night with a not-to-be-missed, world premiere musical collaboration and opening monologue during "The 49th Annual CMA Awards," airing live WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Carole King, Mike Nichols Documentaries Set for New Season of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERSCarole King, Mike Nichols Documentaries Set for New Season of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Delve into the hit singer-songwriter's life and career from 1960s New York to the music mecca of 70s LA to the present. Carole King joins collaborators and family in new interviews, while rare home movies, performances and photos complete the tapestry. (more...)

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