For most rock bands, fame and success leads to change — and usually not the good kind. The Weeks haven’t forgotten where they come from, however. Their hair is still long, their clothes are still torn, and their sound still seems to be steeped in something smooth, sweet and distinctly Southern.
Last year, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Brandi Carlile and more went on “The Lantern Tour” benefiting migrant and refugee families. Well, the Women’s Refugee Commission is at it again with The Lantern tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families, coming to TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium on Jan. 11.
Country outlaw Tanya Tucker, who has made a career out of her charismatic sass, headlines the AmericanaFest Day Stage at War Memorial Auditorium today at 5 p.m., following Della Mae at 12 p.m., Rising Appalachia at 1 p.m., Che Apalache at 2 p.m., Aubrie Sellers at 3 p.m. and Molly Tuttle at 4 p.m.
Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium, the historic concert hall that served as the fourth home of the Grand Ole Opry, will host live performances of the AmericanaFest Day Stage Sept. 12-14 as part of AmericanaFest, produced and presented each year by the Americana Music Association.
Canadian Country music singer Lindsay Ell; two-time Grammy-nominee James Slater; Hilary Williams, daughter of Hank Williams Jr., and identical twins Chandra and Leigh Watson (The Watson Twins) join rising acts Gabe Dixon, Philip Creamer and Emily West for a star-studded Nashville House Concert Thursday.
SmithField was founded in 2011 with a dream as big as their home state of Texas. Comprised of vocalists Trey and Jennifer, SmithField took the stage […]
Starting as a happy accident of solo singer/songwriters getting together for a one-time-only performance at a tiny guitar shop, The Wailin’ Jennys have grown over the […]
Legendary journalist Bob Woodward, author of the #1 international bestseller “Fear: Trump in The White House,” will speak at historic War Memorial Auditorium on Feb. 10.