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Coming to this season of the PBS live-music show Austin City Limits: Pearl Jam! The Heartless Bastards! Frequent ACL guest Willie Nelson, whose 1975 appearance is in the picture at left! The Dave Grohl / Josh Homme / John Paul Jones supergroup Them Crooked Vultures! And more, so be sure to check your listings and set your DVR. [Austin Music Source / Official site] More »
This year’s installment of Farm Aid, the annual concert benefiting family farmers that was initially organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young in 1985, will take place at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater outside of St. Louis on Oct. 4. Nelson, Mellencamp, and Young are all on the initial bill alongside the Dave Matthews Band; the four aforementioned men are all on the event’s board of directors. More »
In today’s wrapup of lunchtime headlines: Jamie Foxx and Def Leppard try to cross over on TV, the Rothbury festival gets even greener, and Pete Doherty might not be all that healthy! More »
Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and John Mellencamp are bringing what seems like a traveling version of Farm Aid to minor-league baseball stadia around the country this summer. Tickets for all shows are priced at a flat rate of $67.50 and the seating is general admission, so those people who want to set up shop near second base to watch the show can do so. (They’ll probably have to get there early, though.) Dates after the jump. More »
Known nationally as a second-rate Girls Gone Wild location, South Padre Island, Texas, could probably use an image makeover. But is it any better to be known as That Place With the Music Festival for Middle-Aged Dudes With Ponytails? Because the lineup for the second-annual South Padre International Music Festival has been announced, and it smells like warm beer and stale cigarettes. Press release after the jump.
Yes, Beer For My Horses, the country caper based on Toby Keith’s legendary ode to lynching (starring Keith, Willie Nelson, Ted Nugent, and Claire Forlani), has a trailer out and will be hitting theaters this August. As shown above, Ted Nugent will be playing a crazed gun enthusiast named Skunk, and judging by Keith’s fond recollection of an on-set rabbit slaughter, it looks like the Nuge is a practitioner of the Method.