“We’re glad to be here, but we’re very sorry we have to be here. This problem should have been solved long ago.” — Willie Nelson at Farm Aid 2012
Legendary country artist, activist and humanitarian Willie Nelson was hospitalized over the weekend in Colorado. True to his lyrics, reports are he is ‘fine’ and he just “can’t wait to get on the road again!”
Farm Aid’s principals — Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews — have announced this year’s Farm Aid concert. The show will take place at Hershey Park Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania, on September 22.
As part of the fanfare surrounding the release of his new album Welcome to the Fishbowl, country superstar Kenny Chesney is performing a free show tonight smack dab on the beach in Wildwood, New Jersey.
Step aside, Carrie Underwood. At least that’s what Alan Jackson’s new album, Thirty Miles West, said to this week to Underwood’s Blown Away on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Jackson’s album took the top spot, pushing Blown Away down a notch to Number Two.