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  • Kacey Musgraves to Perform at Farm Aid This September

    Kacey Musgraves to Perform at Farm Aid This September

    Kacey Musgraves has signed on to perform at this year’s edition of the annual Farm Aid Music and Food Festival, taking place September 21 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York.  Farm Aid founders Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp all will be back to perform at the event, as will longtime board member Dave Matthews. Other artists slated to hit the stage this year include Young’s wife, Pegi, and her group The Survivors; Nelson’s son Lukas and his band Promise of the Real; Toad the Wet Sprocket; Carlene Carter; Jack Johnson; and Amos Lee. As… Read more

  • Investigator: 'Whitey' Bulger Ran Crime Ring with Help of FBI

    Investigator: 'Whitey' Bulger Ran Crime Ring with Help of FBI

    (BOSTON) — To the FBI he was known as informant BS 1544-OC, the OC designating “organized crime.” He was later upgraded to BS 1544-TE, designating “top echelon informant.” That role as FBI informant as well as ties to rogue FBI agents helped accused Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger build a criminal enterprise for the Winter Hill Gang, according to testimony from Special Agent James Marra with the Department of Justice Inspector General’s Office on Monday. Bulger, 83, is on trial in federal court for a list of crimes, including 19 murders. FBI commander John Morris took $7,000 in bribes… Read more

  • Photos Could Reveal Clues About Amelia Earhart

    Photos Could Reveal Clues About Amelia Earhart

    (NEW YORK) — A New Zealand museum has discovered lost photos of the island where some believe Amelia Earhart sought shelter after her aircraft crashed in the South Pacific in 1937. Matthew O’Sullivan, keeper of photographs at the New Zealand Air Force Museum, found the lost photos earlier this month, Richard Gillespie, executive director of the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, confirmed to ABC News. “I got an email from Matt saying that he had found in his archive a tin box that had no label in it. His archive records said the box contained photos of an unknown… Read more

  • Gary Allan and Sheryl Crow Touring Together This Fall

    Gary Allan and Sheryl Crow Touring Together This Fall

    Gary Allan is teaming up with Sheryl Crow for the Free and Easy tour this fall. They’ve announced three dates in California starting with a September 13 show in Santa Barbara, CA. More dates will be announced soon. Gary and Sheryl got to know each other at some songwriter events earlier this year, and the idea for the joint tour came pretty quickly thereafter.  Says Gary, “The timing seemed right and Free and Easy just came natural to us both. If we’re near you, come on out.  It’s going to be a good time.” Sheryl adds, “I love Gary’s music…. Read more

  • Eli Young Band Marvels at Kenny Chesney's Showmanship

    Eli Young Band Marvels at Kenny Chesney's Showmanship

    Eli Young Band is out on the road with Kenny Chesney‘s No Shoes Nation tour this summer, and you can bet they’re catching Kenny’s headlining set just about every night. The tour plays arenas, amphitheaters and stadiums across the country. The guys in Eli Young Band are amazed at how Kenny handles all those different venues with ease. The group’s front man Mike Eli says of Kenny, “He’s known for having this really fun, interactive, intimate show, and to be able to have an intimate show like that in such a huge setting, there’s a lot to be learned about… Read more

  • George Zimmerman Jury Hears Key 911 Tapes in Start of Trial

    George Zimmerman Jury Hears Key 911 Tapes in Start of Trial

    (SANFORD, Fla.) — The George Zimmerman murder trial began with a prosecutor telling the jury that Zimmerman killed teenager Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” while Zimmerman’s lawyer told the court it was a “sad case” but that “there are no monsters here.” The jury heard several tapes, including Zimmerman’s initial call to police as well as 911 calls made by people who heard a fight outside with someone in the background screaming for help. The racially charged case began with fireworks as prosecutor John Guy opening the trial with the words, “F***ing punks.” Guy, quoting from Zimmerman’s phone call… Read more

  • Eli Young Band Marvels at Kenny Chesney's Showmanship

    Eli Young Band Marvels at Kenny Chesney's Showmanship

    Eli Young Band is out on the road with Kenny Chesney‘s No Shoes Nation tour this summer, and you can bet they’re catching Kenny’s headlining set just about every night. The tour plays arenas, amphitheaters and stadiums across the country. The guys in Eli Young Band are amazed at how Kenny handles all those different venues with ease. The group’s front man Mike Eli says of Kenny, “He’s known for having this really fun, interactive, intimate show, and to be able to have an intimate show like that in such a huge setting, there’s a lot to be learned about… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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