Country music singer Toby Keith has died at age 62. “Toby Keith passed peacefully last night on February 5th, surrounded by his family. He fought his fight with grace and courage,” according to a statement on his website. The “Shock’n Y’all” and “Red Solo Cup” singer had been diagnosed with stomach cancer and started treatments in fall 2021. He had surgery and received chemotherapy and radiation in the course of his cancer battle.
Artimus Pyle, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member And Former Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Releases New Album ‘Anthems – Honoring The Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd’ Today!
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member and former drummer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Artimus Pyle is excited to release the Artimus Pyle Band’s long-awaited album ‘Anthems – Honoring The Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd.’ With a total of thirteen tracks, this record features artists including Ronnie Dunn, Sammy Hagar, Lee Brice, Billy Ray Cyrus, Warren Hayes, Michael Ray, Chris Janson, LOCASH, Jerrod Niemann, Marty Raybon, Lindsay Ell, and Dolly Parton! Released by Get Joe Records and distributed by BFD/Orchard, the Artimus Pyle Band has recently made his Grand Ole Opry debut and has been featured in Forbes, Cowboys & Indians, Larry London’s Border Crossings on Voice of America, RFD-TV, Huckabee, The Tennessean, and a premiere of Artimus Pyle and Dolly Parton’s collaboration on “Free Bird” with Garden & Gun. This new version of “Free Bird” also includes a new guitar recording from late Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington.
Excitement Builds for the Ultimate Music Experience at the Mockingbird Theatre! Saturday, November 18 in Franklin, TN
Music enthusiasts, get ready to mark your calendars! On Saturday, November 18th, 2023, the Mockingbird Theatre at the Factory at Franklin will host an unforgettable night of live music. This electrifying concert will feature three exceptional acts: Lovella, Pyletribe, and Hillbilly Vegas. The stage is set, the lights are ready to shine, and the music is poised to rock your world.
FORMER LYNYRD SKYNYRD DRUMMER ARTIMUS PYLE AND OTHER COLLEAGUES PAY TRIBUTE TO GUITARIST GARY ROSSINGTON
Gary Rossington, an original member of GRAMMY Hall of Fame Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died on Sunday, March 5th, 2023 at age 71.
Rossington survived the tragic 1977 plane crash that killed singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines, as well as backup vocalist Cassie Gaines (Steve’s sister), assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, pilot Walter McCreary, and co-pilot John Gray.
It’s not often that such a diverse array of artists, from blues to southern rock, punk to country, can be gathered together under a single musical project. But there’s one artist whose career has been so incredibly rich and whose influence has been so extensive as to make such a union possible. Of course, that artist is the brilliant guitarist/songwriter/legendary musical icon, Eric Clapton, who has inspired countless thousands of musicians of all stripes, artists of all colors, and fans of all kinds, including the incredible group of talented friends found on this brand-new set of studio recordings, A Tribute To Eric Clapton.
Dolly Parton, Lee Greenwood, Lonestar, Collin Raye, T.G. Sheppard, Drew Baldridge, Abby Anderson And More To Perform For The Gift Of Music Concert On January 30, 2020 At The Historic Ryman Auditorium
The Dustin J. Wells Foundation’s The Gift of Music concert to benefit the W.O. Smith Music School and the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation announces Dolly Parton, Lee Greenwood, Lonestar, Collin Raye, T.G. Sheppard, Drew Baldridge, Abby Anderson, Artimus Pyle Band, Eric Lee Beddingfield, Red Mountain Bluegrass Band, Brad and Maisy Stella, Taylon Hope, and Scott Bass will take the stage of the historic Ryman Auditorium on January 30, 2020 at 7pm. Tickets for The Gift of Music Concert are $100 and $85 (for obstructed view) plus applicable services charges and are available online starting at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 24th.