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Whiskey Myers Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, Jon Pardi No. 2, Sturgill Simpson No. 3

Whiskey Myers Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, Jon Pardi No. 2, Sturgill Simpson No. 3

Hard-rockin’ country troupe Whiskey Myers ascended to No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with its new self-titled album, moving 42,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music. The tally was buoyed by Whiskey Myers’ recent Die Rockin’ Tour, which included a copy of the new album with a select ticket purchase. Jon Pardi’s highly…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Announces Limited Tour Run to Benefit the Special Forces

Sturgill Simpson Announces Limited Tour Run to Benefit the Special Forces

Sturgill Simpson will hit the road this month for a limited tour that will support the Special Forces Foundation, a nonprofit that provides support to Army Special Forces soldiers and their families. The six-date run kicks off on Sept. 29 in West Hollywood, Calif., making additional stops in San Francisco, Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., and more.…MORE

The Woodstock 50 Festival Has Been Canceled After Ongoing Logistical Problems

The Woodstock 50 Festival Has Been Canceled After Ongoing Logistical Problems

Woodstock 50—a festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 peace-love-music event—has been cancelled, according to a statement on the concert’s website. The three-day festival was originally scheduled to take place Aug. 16–18 in Watkins Glen, N.Y., about 115 miles from the original location in Bethel Woods, N.Y. However, after a series of logistical problems…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Announces New Album & Film, “Sound & Fury” [Watch Trailer]

Sturgill Simpson Announces New Album & Film, “Sound & Fury” [Watch Trailer]

Sturgill Simpson announced he will release his fourth studio album, Sound & Fury, this fall. The new album will be released in conjunction with an anime film of the same name that will be available via Netflix. Sturgill revealed the news at San Diego’s Comic-Con over the weekend. The new Sturgill-produced album will be his…MORE

Listen to Sturgill Simpson’s New Zombie Ballad, “The Dead Don’t Die”

Listen to Sturgill Simpson’s New Zombie Ballad, “The Dead Don’t Die”

Sturgill Simpson dropped his first new song in more than three years with the release of “The Dead Don’t Die,” the title track to a new zombie flick directed by Jim Jarmusch. The new track, which Sturgill penned at Jarmusch’s request, serves as a running gag throughout the film as multiple actors make reference to…MORE

Woodstock 50 Lineup Includes Margo Price, Sturgill Simpson, Brandi Carlile & More

Woodstock 50 Lineup Includes Margo Price, Sturgill Simpson, Brandi Carlile & More

The lineup for Woodstock 50—a festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 peace-love-music event—has been revealed and it features a handful of of country-centric performers, including Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Anderson East and Brandi Carlile. The three-day festival takes place Aug. 16–18 in Watkins Glen, N.Y., about 115 miles from the original location in…MORE

Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price & More to Perform at 32nd Tibet House US Concert

Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price & More to Perform at 32nd Tibet House US Concert

For more than three decades, musicians from all genres—including David Bowie, R.E.M., Emmylou Harris and Paul Simon—have come together for a concert to benefit the Tibet House US, a non-profit educational institution and cultural embassy founded in 1987 at the request of the Dalai Lama to ensure the survival of the Tibetan civilization. This year’s…MORE

Willie Nelson’s 2018 Farm Aid Concert to Air on AXS TV on Sept. 22 With Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves & More

Willie Nelson’s 2018 Farm Aid Concert to Air on AXS TV on Sept. 22 With Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves & More

The 2018 Farm Aid benefit concert will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, Conn. In addition to performances from founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and board member Dave Matthews, the lineup includes Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price…MORE

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Three years after proclaiming himself a “Sturgill Simpson fan” on Twitter, Sam Hunt is still rocking out to the award-winning sounds of Sturgill. While the two artists are on the opposite ends of the country music spectrum, Sam hasn’t shied away from giving Sturgill continued props for his 2014 album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music,…MORE

Watch Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson Perform Together on “Saturday Night Live”

Watch Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson Perform Together on “Saturday Night Live”

Saturday Night Live viewers got a double dose of Kentucky badassery on Jan. 27 as scheduled musical performer Chris Stapleton invited surprise guest Sturgill Simpson to join him onstage for two songs. The Kentucky natives teamed up to sing “Midnight Train to Memphis” and “Hard Livin’,” two songs that appear Chris’ new album, From A…MORE

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