VINCE GILL TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “BAKERSFIELD” WITH PAUL FRANKLIN

Pre-Order begins today for the upcoming album from Vince Gill and his Time Jumper’s fellow musician Paul Franklin. Gill had a very clear reason for choosing Franklin as a recording partner and co-producer.  “I’m such a lover of the steel guitar,” he explains.  “It’s my favorite instrument.  It’s what’s so achingly beautiful about country music….

BLAKE SHELTON BRINGS OUT THE BIG STARS FOR TORNADO BENEFIT

Blake Shelton Brings Out The Big Stars For Tornado Benefit ::Blake Shelton News ::antiMusic.comThe aim was to raise money to help those affected by last week’s devastating tornado in the city of Moore, Oklahoma. The hour-long broadcast was shown on NBC, CMT, Bravo, and other channels. Throughout the show, viewers were urged to donate to…

VINCE’S HEART GOES OUT TO ALL AFFECTED IN OKLAHOMA TRAGEDY

“Throughout the history of Oklahoma, there have been more than enough catastrophes to challenge the grit and backbone of the people of Oklahoma. This tragedy will be another opportunity to see first-hand the character of our people. Whether it’s a Dust Bowl, a depression, a horrific storm or a bombing, we always endure. To those…

HEAR TIME JUMPERS AT JIMMIE RODGERS FEST

Hear Time Jumpers at Jimmie Rodgers festThis weekend Meridian celebrates one of its favorite musical sons with the 60th annual Jimmie Rodgers Festival. The central event is a performance on Friday night at the MSU Riley Center by the Nashville-based Time Jumpers, a traditionally oriented country group that includes Vince Gill. Events begin Thursday 5:30…

VINCE GILL TALKS REUNITING WITH UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP, PAYS TRIBUTE TO MINDY MCCREADY

Wednesday Video Spotlight: Vince Gill talks reuniting with Universal Music Group, pays tribute to Mindy McCready | BAM’s BlogNorman-born and Oklahoma City-bred country music star Vince Gill recently played a Universal Music Group showcase for radio broadcasters at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. In his usual droll way, he talked about reuniting with the label,…

WHO IS THE GREATEST COUNTRY SINGER ALIVE?

Now who’s the greatest living country singer?George Jones’ death leaves the question unanswered for the first time in decades. George Jones died April 26, but his music lives on. (Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP) Following George Jones’ death last week, his friend Larry Gatlin said, “Three days ago, somebody became the best country singer alive.” But…