Click Track: willie nelson

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Taking sides: Stomaching a sell-out

Citing music we enjoy despite its unsavory commercial origins.

By Click Track  |  11:51 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LCD Soundsystem; Willie Nelson; Wilco

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/31/2011

T.I. released from prison; The-Dream drops free album; Sinead O’Connor wants some

By David Malitz  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  T.I., The-Dream, Beach Boys, Chuck Brown, Willie Nelson, Tupac Shakur, Sinead O'Connor

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 06/20/2011

In concert: “Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown” tour at Regency Furniture Stadium

Thanks to Nelson, Jamey Johnson and Randy Houser, Saturday’s concert was coherent, purposeful and came with an invigorating whiff of danger — as if a big, bad biker gang had descended upon a teeny-tiny baseball stadium.

By Chris Richards  |  12:40 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Willie Nelson, Randy Houser, Jamey Johnson, Brantley Gilbert, Lukas Nelson

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/27/2010

Week ahead: Cop that UCB mixtape; Walkmen to play weird NYE gala; Country stars serenade Merle Haggard on your TV screen

Local go-go heroes UCB have a new mixtape out. (Publicity photo courtesy the artist.) If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: The new UCB mixtape "The Blend" available for free download right here. We'll have a quick review of...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Jamey Johnson, Kid Rock, Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert, UCB, Walkmen, Willie Nelson

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/08/2010

Remembering John Lennon; Willie Nelson charged with a misdemeanor; T.I. is blogging from jail

From left: John Lennon, a crowd gathered at the Dakota the day he was killed, a memorial in Central Park, and assassin Mark David Chapman. (Apple, AP, Reuters, AFP) - Today marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's death. Tell...

By Chris Richards  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Lennon, T.I., Ted Leo, Willie Nelson

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/06/2010

Stars of pop, rock and country serenade McCartney and Haggard at Kennedy Center; Michael Jackson's posthumous album makes the rounds

Hag, Oprah and Macca. (Linda Davidson/TWP) - The stars came out to the Kennedy Center Honors Sunday night to fete two incredibly influential musicians -- as well as a trailblazing choreographer (Bill T. Jones), a Broadway legend (Jerry Herman) and...

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Dave Grohl, Gwen Stefani, James Taylor, Jamey Johnson, Kid Rock, Kris Kristofferson, Mavis Staples, Merle Haggard, Michael Jackson, Miranda Lambert, No Doubt, Norah Jones, Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow, Steven Tyler, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 11/29/2010

Willie Nelson busted; Black Eyed Peas confirmed for Super Bowl; Taylor Swift hearts Jake Gyllenhaal?

Willie Nelson: Busted. Again. (Los Angeles Times photo by Genaro Molina) As you nosh on Thanksgiving leftovers for breakfast, here's a quick recap of what happened in popland over the holiday weekend: - Country icon Willie Nelson was charged with...

By Chris Richards  |  09:45 AM ET, 11/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Black Eyed Peas, Taylor Swift, Willie Nelson

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/04/2010

Kanye West redecorates "SNL"; Farm Aid celebrates 25th anniversary; R&B singer Mario arrested in Baltimore

Kanye West changed the scene at "SNL." --Kanye West did a little redecorating at "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. The rapper covered the program's stripped-down bandstand with a white set-piece, loaded it with white sheet-bearing dancers, and invited a white...

By Aaron Leitko  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  clipse, dave matthews norah jones, farm aid, jeff tweedy, kanye west, mario, neil young, pusha t, saturday night live, willie nelson

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/28/2010

Whartscape lineup semi-announced, another 300 bands still unconfirmed; Willie Nelson lops off his hair; Alicia Keys pregnant, engaged

Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak, one of the local highlights at this year's Whartscape Fest in Baltimore. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Ally Schweitzer - *Sniffle* Whartscape has really grown up, guys. This year the Baltimore music fest celebrates its...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Alicia Keys, Double Dagger, No Age, Oneohtrix Point Never, Ponytail, Willie Nelson, Wye Oak

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/20/2010

Album reviews: Willie Nelson, "Country Music" and Merle Haggard, "I Am What I Am"

Country icons Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson both have new albums. (Bill O'Leary/TWP) By Chris Richards In his final earthly throes, Johnny Cash set a new standard for aging country icons: Unload the heavy stuff at the end of the...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson

Posted at 06:15 AM ET, 04/12/2010

Shakira builds school in Haiti; Willie Nelson's band will probably be sued; Apple latches onto chillwave

Shakira tours a makeshift camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as she prepares to build school for children displaced by the earthquake. ((AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) By Ally Schweitzer - Colombian pop star Shakira is gearing up to build a school for children...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  06:15 AM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Shakira, Willie Nelson

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/19/2010

Morning click: Aventura helps Haiti, Willie Nelson makes "Country Music," Gaga and Dizzee to perform at the Brits

"C'mon, give us your relief dollars." Aventura is raising funds for Haiti. (Photo courtesy of the artist) - Benefit concerts for Haiti are popping up across the map and bachata superheroes Aventura are the latest group to get in the...

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aventura, Lady Gaga, Willie Nelson