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THE RISE, FALL, AND FUTURE OF TAYLOR SWIFT, AMERICA’S RELATABLE SWEETHEART

Just Like Us: The Rise, Fall, and Future of Taylor Swift, America’s Relatable Sweetheart
By Devon Maloney 
In the history of pop music, there have been few Greek tragedies quite as epic — or as strange — as that of Taylor Swift and her image. Photo: …

BEST ALBUMS OF 2018 SO FAR

Best Albums Of 2018 So Far
By Glenn Gamboa – Newday – 7-1-18
Popular culture doesn’t have use for hedged bets or measured responses these days. And so far, 2018 has been filled with bold, well-executed visions from veterans and stunning, fully …

NASHVILLE’S BEST ALBUMS OF 2018

Nashville’s Best Albums Of 2018

By Cindy Watts and Dave Paulson, Nashville Tennessean – 12-10-18
As we look back at the past year of albums made in Nashville (or by Nashville artists) it’s hard not to be both proud of Music City’s …

THE 20 BEST FILMS OF 2018 SO FAR

 
The 20 Best Films Of 2018 So Far
By Rafer Guzmán, Newsday (TNS) – 7-9-18
This image released by Focus Features shows Fred Rogers on the set of “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” from the film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.”
Even if 2018 ended …

Flower Man’s Many Friends Mourn His Passing

 
Flower Man’s Many Friends Mourn His Passing 
By Judy Walton – 1-29-19
Sandy Bell talks to a friend in front of Bluewater Grille while making his rounds to area bars and restaurants in 2013.
Oterius Bell didn’t have a powerful position or a …

ALABAMA BLUES PROJECT FINALLY FINDS A PERMANENT HOME

Alabama Blues Project Finally Finds A Permanent Home

The Associated Press – 7-10-18

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Like the old Johnny Cash song, the Alabama Blues Project will soon have its own home of the blues — a permanent spot, just around the …

RIVERBEND 2019 – NEW FORMAT INTRODUCED

Riverbend 2019 – New Format Introduced
Festival Reduced To Four Days, Urban A Headline Act – By Barry Courter

Country superstar Keith Urban will be one of four acts headlining this year’s Riverbend Festival, which will be a couple of weeks earlier …

“WHAT’S HAPPENING” – SUNDAY – JUNE 16

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SUNDAY – JUNE 16
BACKSTAGE BAR AT THE CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO (Chattanooga TN) – Mathis & Martin, 7-10pm
BRAINERD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH – McFerrin Chapel (Chattanooga TN), 4315 Brainerd Rd., Acoustic Gospel Jam Session, 6pm, 423.698.5928
CAMP HOUSE, THE (Chattanooga TN) –“Lauds” …

BROOKS & DUNN, RAY STEVENS, JERRY BRADLEY TO JOIN COUNTRY HALL OF FAME

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens, Jerry Bradley to join Country Hall of Fame
By Kristin M. Hall – The Associated Press – 3-20-19
Ray Stevens, from left, Jerry Bradley, Ronnie Dunn, and Kix Brooks pose at a Monday news conference announcing that …

STILL RINGS TRUE: THE ENDURING VOICE OF KEITH WHITLEY

THE ENDURING VOICE OF KEITH WHITLEY

Many of the groundbreaking artists who expanded country music’s audience in the 1990s—including Alison Krauss, Tim McGraw, and Country Music Hall of Fame members Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson—cite soulful singer Keith Whitley as …

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