Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson To Perform Together For The First Time

  • Country music legends  Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will perform  together for the first time for three rare acoustic shows

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts  – Sana Rosa, CA. – 4/1/09
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Portland, OR – 4/2/09
Paramount Theatre – Aeattle, Wa. – 4/3/09

  • The 51st Annual Grammy Awards will be televised this Sunday night on CBS. But folk, bluegrass, and Americana categories are the red-headed hump-back stepchildren and will not be part of the telecast. But this year the Grammys will be streaming the pre-telecast ceremony on its website.  After the online presentation is done it will be archived and available for 30 days after its initial presentation. (via CNN and No Depression)
  • The 9513 has released Episode 3 – He Winked and Laughed At Me – of thier podcast featuring Chris Knight, Wade Bowen, Alaska bluegrass band Bearfoot and Dallas country band Eastwood.