Now a fixture during Nashville's CMA Music Festival, Marty Stuart's annual Late Night Jam retains some of the down home ethos that was an essential part of the week's experience when it was known as Fan Fair. The 2016 installment, scheduled for June 8th at the Ryman Auditorium, will feature the...
Merle Haggard has been hospitalized again. The legendary country music singer has been battling pneumonia since December. The “Mama Tried” singer had planned to perform with Marty Stuart today, but has now rescheduled the performance for May 10. Show More Summary
When he hits the road this fall, Marty Stuart will take a few minutes to tell the story of Badlands: Ballads of the Lakota, his daring concept album about the Lakota Sioux, released 10 years ago this October. It's a decidedly under-the-radar release, and no doubt some fans who have...
From eddiesattic.comIf you were to give country music an address, you might say it's at the corner of sacred and profane, two doors up from the blues and folk, and just across the street from gospel, R&B and rock 'n' roll. And on a deeper...Show More Summary
This is what the Ryman Auditorium was built for. Marty Stuart's Late Night Jam, the annual kickoff to CMA Music Festival, lived up to its name last night, running nearly four hours and featuring some epic only-in-Nashville performances. Stuart, a walking country music encyclopedia, was a knowledgeable and welcoming host, setting the stage...
On June 1st, 1994, Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, the revered Mother Church of Country Music, hosted an invitation-only event to celebrate its reopening as a music venue after two decades of falling into disrepair. Twenty years earlier, in 1974, it just barely sidestepped the wrecking ball and was supplanted by the all-new...
On June 10th in Nashville, Marty Stuart will host his 14th annual Late Night Jam, a wildly eclectic gathering of legends, superstars and up-and-comers who play into the wee hours at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Today, Stuart announced exclusively to Rolling Stone Country the "superstar" of this year's lineup: Eric...
On a North Texas night chilled by an early winter snap Merle Haggard and Marty Stuart brought a welcome reprieve by turning up the heat. “I hope you didn’t come looking for some fancy show. If you did you just wasted your money!” Stuart grinned, making a reference to the lavish Ft. Worth venue typically [...]
There’s an excellent feature on Mac Wiseman (written by Barry Mazor) in The Wall Street Journal. Marty Stuart was on NPR’s Fresh Air. Listen to his lengthy interview with Terry Gross here. Stuart on his collection of country music memorabilia...Show More Summary
Stream new records from Marty Stuart, Gary Clark, Jr., and Luke Winslow-King. Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives were recently on WXPN’s World Café. You can listen to their set here. MusicTimes.com posted a lengthy feature on Mac Wiseman. Show More Summary
Get your weekend started a day early! Here’s what’s happening today! Rascal Flats with Gloriana and Sheryl Crow at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood Show starts at 7pm. Get your tickets here! Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives w/ Sam Lewis at Mill Town Music Hall GRAMMY-winner and American music icon Marty Stuart will release his second album for […]
One of the benefits of being a time-traveler is that it would make a career as a magician pretty easy. For instance, watch Stuart Edge at Comic-Con — all he needs to do to wow a crowd is use his knowledge of future events to do card tricks, or bring back future tech like the Pepsi bottle that turns any liquid into Pepsi. Read more...
A new track from a country legend for the weekend
While at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 last month, magician Stuart Edge had fun by dressing up as Marty McFly from Back to the Future and performing magic tricks for other attendees. music by Jake Hawken – “Yo-Yo Kid“
If Gram Parsons and George Jones got together to name an heir to their throne, it would be Jim Lauderdale. There absolutely no question that Lauderdale and Marty Stuart—the other heir to the throne—have done more than any other musicians playing today to fill the shoes of Jones, Buck Owens, and Hank Williams, among others. Show More Summary
Marty Stuart premieres his version of the gospel standard "Uncloudy Day" on Speakeasy.
The Hattiesburg American reports that the Coca-Cola building in Philadelphia, Mississippi is being transformed into a warehouse associated with the proposed Marty Stuart Center. When it opens, the Center will hold Stuart’s collection of country music memorabilia. Show More Summary
The Grand Ole Opry ranks dropped by one with the passing with the grand Cajun, Jimmy C. Newman, from cancer at the age of 86. Marty Stuart summed it up best with his comment in the obit Peter Cooper wrote for The Tennessean: “His role became the Cajun fellow at the Opry, and that’s great. Show More Summary
How about a fun-lovin’ cover to start your week? Here’s Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives serving up a bluegrass cover of Tom Petty’s “Running Down a Dream.”
Billy Joe Shaver will release Long in the Tooth on Lightning Rod Records August 5. Give a listen to “Hard to be an Outlaw,” Shaver’s new duet with Willie Nelson, here. On September 30, Marty Stuart is going to release the double album Saturday Night & Sunday Morning. Show More Summary