VINCE GILL: NO STRANGER TO BAKERSFIELD

By Jim Wright Bakersfield Life Vince Gill is no stranger to Bakersfield. In fact, this talented country music singer-songwriter still remembers his first gig here, inside a lounge of a bowling alley. And through the years, Gill has graced the stages at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace and The Fox Theater. OnOct. 25, he’ll perform with…

VINCE GILL & PAUL FRANKLIN – BACK TO BAKERSFIELD

Vince Gill & Paul FranklinBack to Bakersfield By Jason Schneider He may not be the flashiest Nashville star, but nobody commands respect in Music City like Vince Gill. Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007 and the recipient of 20 Grammy Awards, Gill is the consummate contemporary country artist: at home both…

VINCE GILL & PAUL FRANKLIN TO APPEAR AT 7TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS

DIERKS BENTLEY, DEANA CARTER, RODNEY CROWELL, PAUL FRANKLIN,  VINCE GILL, EMMYLOU HARRIS, KREE HARRISON, ROBERT EARL KEEN, LORRIE MORGAN, DAVID NAIL, DARIUS RUCKER, STEVE WARINER, JESSE KEITH WHITLEY, CHRIS YOUNG AND THOMPSON SQUARE SCHEDULED TO APPEAR AT 7th ANNUAL ACM HONORS TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 AT THE HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM IN NASHVILLE TICKETS…

GILL SHAKES UP COUNTRY PLAYLIST AT HALIFAX CONCERT

Gill shakes up country playlist at Halifax concertIf you’d told me two decades ago I’d be checking out a Vince Gill show, it probably wouldn’t have registered too highly on the old enthuse-o-meter. Don’t get me wrong, I liked country music, still do, but I like a little gravel in my twang, and Gill’s tendency…

ALBUM REVIEW: VINCE GILL & PAUL FRANKLIN – BAKERSFIELD

CD Review: Vince Gill & Paul Franklin – Bakersfield (MCA Nashville, 2013)Tribute albums are a tricky proposition. Play it too close and you add nothing of your own; take too many liberties and you lose touch with the object of your affection. Finding a middle ground that honors the original performances, adds something new and…