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Coyote Funeral out on DVD
Director Jason May informed us that his film Coyote Funeral is finally out on DVD and is available through his website.

For a review on this film Check out our earlier news item.

Mr Blue Boogie

Added : 30/6/2007
Howdy all ....... Thought I'd drop in with a review of last week's gig where we performed our first show with new guitar man Biereke ....

First of all I must say that of all my years in the business that this is one of the best organised festivals I have ever been to and a great concept, especially for families with young kids...
A great outdoor venue in the grounds of the huge Goffert Park in Holland, the day was not ruined by the lousy weather as the large stage and stadium seating area was well covered and rain proof........an excellent sound system and stage crew who made all the bands sound great and kept the festival running  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.kidsnbillies.nl/
Added : 29/6/2007
The 11th Rockabilly Rave: Camber Sands England 21 till 24 June.
Must say this was the First time at the Rave for me and its someting i can recommened to everyone. We arrived on Thursday afternoon and after fixing everything in the cabin, by 21 oclock it was time to get the party started.
The Rave was Mcd by Del Villareal, and im sure by now everyone who was there knows that he has a show on Motorbilly Radio ( so no need to mention it a 1000 times like he did). Opening the festival: The Sugar Creek from the UK, these guys play authentic 1950s rockabilly and it sure was a good way to start of the festival. Next band: The Barnstompers, a well know band from Holland, playing western swing. Up next Deke  ... continue reading

more info on : http://home.zonnet.nl/johnlucy/
Added : 28/6/2007
SHUT UP & SING contest
Once they were hailed, the best female country band in the states! The Dixie chicks won a total of 13 Grammy awards, sold over $100 million worth of concert tickets during their career and sold more than 30 million CDs. Until that one moment Natalie Maines said those 12 words :
Were ashamed that the President of the United states is from Texas.

This film is a story of three artists, mothers and citizens who refused to be silenced. The journey we took with the Dixie Chicks in the aftermath of their criticism of the President's war policy, is the story of our country right now. As we watched these women standing up for  ... continue reading

Added : 27/6/2007
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Nashville, TN June 12, 2007 AUSTIN, Texas - Music industry visionary Buzz Cason continues work on a new studio recording, HATS OFF TO HANK, that will be his first release for Palo Duro Records scheduled for this fall.

Cason - a true American music singer, songwriter, producer and publisher - has worked and performed alongside some of the finest musicians ever to grace Nashville and shared a studio with the likes of Elvis, Roy Orbison, Kenny Rogers and Jimmy Buffett. His talent and experience reflect a strong musical tradition he brings to every project he touches.

Cason started Nashville's first rock 'n' roll band in 1957,  ... continue reading

Added : 25/6/2007
Billybop Festival: The First Edition
Last Sunday, June the 17th, the First Billybop festival took place in Bonheiden, Mechelen. For months the crew of Billybop carefully planned their first event and the result of their work was simply said great. Kudos to the Mechelen division of Billybop who prepared every detail from scouting the place at Bonheiden months before the event to prepare the first coffee on Sunday morning.

A Sunday afternoon full of roots rock music, Cajun food & cold beer! Four Bands, more then twenty volunteers and over 350 visitors made the hard work of the last months worthwhile. Opening the afternoon were the Big Bayou Bandits with their Cajun spiced  ... continue reading

Added : 24/6/2007
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JUNE 1- 30

Austin, TX June 1 2007 AUSTIN, Texas Two Tons of Steel, the dynamite country-billy combo whose shows get audiences out of their seats and onto their feet, will be at the beck and call of viewers of live music TV network CONCERT.TV during the month of June.

June 1-30, subscribers of Comcast, Cox, Insight, Charter and other cable services will be able to watch the country-rock combo and one of its high-energy, dance-mandatory shows as well as pause the action and rewind for repeats of their favorite Two Tons tunes.

The kind of live shows that make fans call out for  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.concert.tv
Added : 20/6/2007
Boppin' Around issue 72 out !
Hot off the presses : issue 72 of Boppin' Around Magazine, the leading and longest lasting 50s rock and roll lifestyle in the Benelux, plus the ONLY printed rock and roll magazine written in Dutch, now in its 14th year and stronger, bigger and better than ever !

Issue 72 contains stories on UK rock and roll pioneer Rick Hardy, US pin up photographer Maggie St Thomas, the first installment in a brand new series on the most unusual deaths in rock and roll history, all the latest rock and roll news and cd, dvd and book reviews, plus the best gig guide in the world. Concert reports include Rockin' Around Turnhout, Rock Around The Werft,  ... continue reading

Added : 18/6/2007
Elvis Presley's pills, gun auctioned off
BEVERLY HILLS - A gold-plated gun and a pill bottle owned by Elvis Presley, an umbrella twirled by Marilyn Monroe and Alfred Hitchcock's passport were among items that attracted bidders at an auction Saturday.
The umbrella used by Monroe in a famous 1949 seaside photo shoot by Andre de Dienes sold for $42,000 at the annual Julien's Summer Auction, CEO Darren Julien said in a statement. The buyer, William Doyle, said he planned to display the umbrella at the Museum of Style Icons in County Kildare, Ireland.
Hitchcock's passport sold for $19,200 during the eight-hour auction at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Presley's gun commanded  ... continue reading

Added : 18/6/2007
Ferlin Husky has leg surgery
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country singer Ferlin Husky was resting in a Missouri hospital after surgery on his leg, his spokesman said.
Doctors at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo., on Friday inserted a number of stents into the arteries in his left leg to aid his circulation, said Tracy Pitcox, president of Heart of Texas Records, Husky's label.
Husky, 81, has been having problems with his legs for the past few months. Tests showed that arteries in both legs were nearly blocked.
Surgery is planned on his right leg in the next two weeks.
At the height of his career, Husky was a movie and TV star and recorded such hit songs as "Wings  ... continue reading

Added : 17/6/2007
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