Hendersonville

  1. Backbeat: Bobby Roberts' 7lb. Lunker Wins 6th Annual Porter Wagoner Memorial Fishing Tournament

    June 03, 2013 10:32 AM EDT The 6th Annual Porter Wagoner Memorial Artists & Anglers Fishing Tournament on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tenn., on May 31 brought out professional anglers and artists in search of bass, and included a formal dedication of Porter’s ...

  2. Music, Memories Mark Paul Kirby Memorial At The Basement

    October 10, 2011 4:35 PM EDT A memorial service last night at the Basement in Nashville for Paul Kirby, the late front man/guitarist for popular Nashville bands Walk The West and Cactus Brothers who died of cardiac arrest at 48 on Sept. 25, ended up as a reunion of sorts not ...

  3. Paul Kirby, Nashville Musician Who Played in Walk the West and the Cactus Brothers, Dead at 48

    September 26, 2011 3:20 PM EDT Noted Nashville musician Paul Kirby, who fronted popular outfits Walk The West and the Cactus Brothers, died yesterday of cardiac arrest at his home. He was 48. After singing and playing guitar in a series of hot local bar bands including Rebel Bi ...

  4. U2's Record-Breaking 360 Tour Is Culmination of 'Under-Play' Strategy, Says Live Nation's Arthur Fogel

    July 05, 2011 3:36 PM EDT U2's 100th show on the record shattering 360 tour came and went Saturday night in at Vanderbilt University's Memorial Stadium, leaving the town buzzing in its wake. This was the band's first visit to Nashville proper since playing V ...

  5. Cash among 4 Chosen For Gospel Music Hall Of Fame

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST The late Johnny Cash is among four new inductees into the GMA Gospel Hall of Fame. DeGarmo & Key, the Golden Gate Quartet and Bill "Hoss" Allen also will be inducted on Jan. 24 in Hendersonville, Tenn. Cash was raised on gospel music ...

  6. 'American Idol' Season 10 Underway In Nashville

    July 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 10th season of "American Idol" is under way in Nashville, and despite the long lines and big dreams of wannabe contestants, there's no denying that something's missing. "'Idol's' going to be different th ...

  7. Country Songwriter Hank Cochran Dead At 74

    July 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Hank Cochran, a consummate songwriter who composed a string of country hits including "Make the World Go Away" for Eddy Arnold, has died. He was 74. Martha E. Moore, his publicist, said Cochran died Thursday morning at his home in Hender ...

  8. Opry Star Charlie Walker Dies

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Grand Ole Opry star Charlie Walker died this morning (Sept.12) in the Nashville suburb of Hendersonville, Tenn. Walker, 81, had recently been diagnosed with colon cancer. He is survived by his wife, Connie, as well as 10 children: Ronnie, Cindy, A ...

  9. Johnny Cash's Tennessee House Burns Down

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Tennessee home of late country icon Johnny Cash burned down on Tuesday as renovations were under way for its new owner, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees, a local newspaper reported. Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash, lived together in the three-st ...

  10. Arrangements Set For Country Singer Killed

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Funeral, memorial details. As previously reported , Country singer and Grand Ole Opry star Billy Walker was killed along with his wife and two band members early on Sunday when the car they were traveling in ran off an interstate highway and overt ...

  11. Scott Named GM At Skaggs' Companies

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will direct operations of label, management company. Charlotte Scott has been promoted to GM of Skaggs Family Records and sister management company RS Entertainment, both based in Hendersonville, Tenn., near Nashville. Scott reports to bluegrass a ...

  12. Country Legend Merle Kilgore Dies At 70

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country music, died last night (Feb. 6) from congestive heart failure onset from complications related to his ongoing treatment for cancer. Kilgore, 70, was in a M Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country m ...

  13. Hawkins, Le Fevre Among GMA Inductees

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ceremony set for Feb. 22. Artists Walter Hawkins, Mylon Le Fevre, Evie Tornquist and the Lewis Family will be inducted to the Gospel Music Assn. Hall of Fame during a ceremony Feb. 22 at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville, Tenn., just outside Na ...

  14. Country Songwriter Barnes Dies

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wrote for Jones, Twitty, Gill Songwriter Max D. Barnes died Sunday at Nashville's Baptist Hospital of pneumonia. He was 67. Merle Haggard referred to Barnes as "one of the greats." Barnes wrote such hits as George Jones' " ...