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(SeaWorld, Orlando. AP Graphic)

Yearwood, McBride cancel SeaWorld concerts

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — More entertainers have canceled their appearances at SeaWorld Orlando following the recent release of a documentary that raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales. Representatives for Trisha Yearwood and […]

12/16/2013

June 17, 2013: Nancy  Wilson, left, and Ann Wilson of Heart performing on opening night of the Heartbreaker Tour at the Cruzan Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, Fla.   (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP, File)

‘Blackfish’ prompts Heart to cancel SeaWorld gig

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing the recent documentary “Blackfish,” which raises questions about […]

12/09/2013

Willie Nelson is among the headliner acts at this year's Farm & Food and Farm Aid concert in Saratoga Springs, NY

At food-filled Farm Aid, music isn’t only focus

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) – Farm Aid is more than a family of musicians banding together to help the small farmer. It’s also a family meal. A key component of Farm Aid concerts –  this […]

09/21/2013

Jody Payne playing guitar with Willie Nelson's band at the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo in Austin, Texas on March 4, 2008.(AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)

Jody Payne, Willie Nelson guitarist, dies at 77

STAPLETON, Ala. (AP) — Jody Payne, a guitarist who toured with Willie Nelson for more than three decades, has died. He was 77. Baldwin County Coroner Stan Zinson says Payne died at 5:12 a.m. Saturday […]

08/10/2013

Willie Nelson is among the headliner acts at this year's Farm & Food and Farm Aid concert in Saratoga Springs, NY

Accidental outlaw Willie Nelson celebrates 80th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — America loves its outlaws, and few are as admired and lionized as Willie Nelson.

04/28/2013

Bret Lewis

Golf. Sort of

Seems Country and Western legend Willie Nelson owns his-self a golf course! The Pedernales Golf Club outside Austin.

01/03/2013

Behind the music, Farm Aid's work helps farmers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Farm Aid is synonymous with star-studded rock concerts, like the one expected to draw 30,000 people to southeastern Pennsylvania on Saturday. But the real work of the organization happens mostly behind […]

09/20/2012

Austin unveils monument to Willie Nelson

(AP) – Country music legend Willie Nelson was expected to help unveil an 8-foot statue of himself in downtown Austin today, which happens to be a national day of protest for the legalization of marijuana. […]

04/20/2012

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