“To me, country music has always been about real life, real things,” she said.
Kacey Musgraves delivered an impressive and well-paced set of easy swinging country tunes with a pop twist. With echoes of southern rock like the Allman Brothers in some of her band’s extended arrangements, the emerging Texan singer-songwriter introduced a flair for reggae with her song “Step Off.”
“I think it’s definitely time for those issues to be accepted in country music — I mean it’s 2013,” she said. “Regardless of your political beliefs, everybody should be able to love who they want to love and live how they want to live.”
ABC’s Nashville (in the midst of its second season) has garnered a lot of critical praise. One aspect of the show that has been applauded has been the song choices for the characters
Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Pete Seeger Join Willie Nelson, Neil Young, More During Farm Aid 2013
Along with Farm Aid board members Nelson, Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews, the annual event also included such guests as Amos Lee, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Jack Johnson, and Nelson’s sons Lukas and Micah.
Katy Perry is headlining a special “We Can Survive” charity concert at the Hollywood Bowl this October, benefitting the Young Survival Coalition, a group that supports and helps empower young women who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer.
I don’t think Kacey Musgraves was expecting to score six CMA nominations Wednesday morning because she got so drunk the night before she slept right through the announcements on “Good Morning America”.
Watch as Lady A’s Charles Kelley offers up some of the most comically bad celebrity impressions this side of CollegeHumor. Luke Bryan, Eddie Vedder, Lady Gaga, Michael McDonald — yep, Kelley spoofs ‘em all.
Tom Petty has a beef with country music. Or, at least, the current state of country, if comments he made to Rolling Stone this week are any indication.
Is there enough Bourbon in Kentucky? Watch Dierks and Kacey premiere this duet at the Opry!