THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN: GILL BRINGS ‘BAKERSFIELD’ TO BAKERSFIELD

Review: Gill brings ‘Bakersfield’ to BakersfieldThis has been the year Bakersfield returned to America’s pop culture map, at least with respect to the music that made the city famous a half-century ago. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville opened an exhibit dedicated to the Bakersfield Sound in 2011 and this year,…

VINCE GILL CELEBRATES CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL VALLEY

Vince Gill celebrates California’s Central ValleyVince Gill knows a thing or two about music from flat, dusty places. The Oklahoma native who has sold more than 26 million albums, won 20 Grammy Awards and been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame celebrates California’s vast Central Valley with his new release, “Bakersfield.” via Modbee

VINCE GILL BRINGS ‘BAKERSFIELD’ TO BAKERSFIELD

BY JENNIFER SELF Californian lifestyles editor jself@bakersfield.com Though he started his tribute by noting that “Brother George taught us all how to sing with a broken heart,” there was real doubt on that day in May, when friends and family laid to rest the greatest country singer of all time, that Vince Gill — his…

VINCE GILL FANS PLAY BAKERSFIELD, CA TWITTER SCAVENGER HUNT

All week, Vince Gill fans in Bakersfield, California will be able to join Vince on Twitter for the #Bakersfield Scavenger Hunt. Team Vince Gill will be posting clues on Vince’s Twitter page at https://twitter.com/VGcom that will lead fans to a physical location in Bakersfield, CA, with a new clue being posted at 12:00pm PST everyday. There will be 5 clues, over 4 days,…

THE WINDSOR STAR: ‘VINCE GILL: OLDER, WISER, BETTER’

Vince Gill: older, wiser, betterThe way Vince Gill looks at it, you don’t just get older as a musician, you get better. “At 56, I should be the best I’ve ever been,” said the veteran singer-songwriter who has gone back to his roots on his latest tribute album, Bakersfield. “I think I am. via Windsor…

BAKERSFIELD: THE HOTTEST NEW AMERICAN RELEASE

By Stewart Fenwick The hottest new American release this time around, has to be the collaboration of VINCE GILL and PAUL FRANKLIN on “Bakersfield” (Universal). Vince is well known as a superb singer and songwriter, whilst Paul is one of Country music’s most honoured steel guitarists. Both are regulars in Music City’s best loved jam…

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…