Happy Birthday, Willie Nelson – 80 y.o.

Country music legend Willie Nelson will celebrate 8 decades on Earth today by — what else — playing a concert.  Nelson, whose birthday is April 30 according to his birth certificate (he claims April 29), is scheduled to play in Continue reading

MerleFest happens this weekend

MerleFest, the “traditional plus” music festival on the Wilkes Community College campus in Wilkesboro, NC, runs today through Sunday, April 25-28. Named in honor of Doc Watson’s son Merle, who died in 1985, the festival has been held the last Continue reading