Dolly Parton has been in the spotlight for nearly five decades, and her career has inspired many of her fellow musicians inside and outside the country music circle. Dozens have paid tribute to Dolly with covers of her greatest hits, especially favorites like “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You.”
But Parton herself has lent her distinct vocals to plenty o… more
Dixie Chicks Tour 2016
The famed country trio Dixie Chicks will be back in a big way in 2016. The Texas-based bluegrass outfit will be heading out on its first major North American tour in a decade next summer. With a launch date of June 1, the Dixie Chicks MMXVI World tour is expected to visit more than 40 cities over the course of more than four months.
The upcoming North American tour dates will follow a… more
Dolly Parton 2016
Country music legend Dolly Parton has a new album and tour on the way for fans in 2016. The trek, dubbed the Pure and Simple Tour, will be Parton’s first major concert venture in more than two decades.
The Pure and Simple Tour will kick off in early June in North Carolina, visiting at least 18 cities over the course of the year. As of April 20, Parton is expected to wrap the tre… more
Kenny Rogers Farewell
After more than half a century in country music, the legendary Kenny Rogers is calling it quits. The venerable star has announced plans to retire from the road, but not before embarking on a huge international farewell tour in 2016.
The Gambler’s Last Deal Tour will kick off in May and is expected to extend into 2017. At the time of the initial announcement, the venture has sche… more
James Taylor Songs
One of the great songwriters of modern American music, James Taylor has influenced dozens of other artists over the course of his career. From contemporaries like Jackson Browne to younger stars like Taylor Swift, it’s not hard to find musicians who’ve been deeply impacted by Taylor’s personal, confessional brand of storytelling.
Many of these artists have paid their… more