Merle Haggard Makes Surprise Appearances in Nashville; Toby Keith to Celebrate 10 Years of USO Tours; Peggy Seeger Honors Titanic Anniversary with New Song

Juli Thanki | April 12th, 2012

  • A non-surprise appearance was Hag’s Ryman show last night.
  • Farce the Music and Shooter Jennings teamed up for a funny interview.
  • Chris Mateer of Uprooted Music Revue interviews Steep Canyon Ranger Woody Platt.
  • NoiseTrade is offering a free download of a covers EP from Americana band Cuff the Duke.
  • Jewly Hight of the Nashville Scene checks in with Bela Fleck, who’s embarking on a tour with the original Flecktones as well as Phil Madeira, who spearheaded the upcoming spiritual compilation Mercyland: Hymns for the Rest of Us.

 

 

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