- Judd Films and Devil’s Cage Productions have launched promotional site for the biography – Charlie Louvin, Still Rattlin’ the Devi’s Cage. The site offers trailers and a chance to pre-order one of the 1000 copies being produced (release targeted for 7/15) All proceeds from this initial releaseÂ will go to Mrs. Charlie Louvin and her family. The film features appearances byÂ Charlie, Sonny Louvin, George Jones, Marty Stuart, John McCrea, and EmmylouÂ Harris and chronicles Charlie’s resurgence and influence over his 60 + yearÂ career and 50th anniversary of the Louvin Brothers release Satan is Real.
- Emmylou Harris: ‘I smoked country music but I didn’t inhale’ (The Independent UK) – A candid conversation with Harris on the her place in country music history, loss of loved ones including her mentor Gram Parsons and her upcoming release Hard Bargain ( Nonesuch 4/25)
- The line-up for the Johnny Cash Music Festival will include close family members and friend – Rosanne Cash, John Carter Cash & Laura Cash, Tommy Cash, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones, Rodney Crowell, Chelsea Crowell and more. The festival is presented annually by Arkansas State University, with participation by the Cash family, to benefit the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Project in Dyess, Arkansas. The project involves establishing a museum to honor the Johnny Cash legacy as well as restoring or re-creating his boyhood home. ASU is lining up sponsors for the event.
- Be sure to head over to Daytrotter and check out the session by Amanda Shires.