Bumbershoot, Strawberry Fests Headline Labor Day Weekend

Yosemite, Calif., Seattle crowds gather for country, folk, rock and bluegrass.

Johnny Cash Finishes Long-Awaited Project

Country legend completes American set.

Patty Loveless Returns With Strong Heart

Songstress back from hiatus with edgy country set.

Tommy Sims Finds His Voice On Solo Effort

Noted songwriter/guitarist takes the reins for first solo project.

The Whites, Big Sandy Offer New Releases

New country and rockabilly projects, documentary soundtrack also due Tuesday.

Will Kimbrough Finally Gets This Together

Longtime bandmember opts to go solo, issuing a disc full of country, pop and rock flavors.

Taking Control

Little Feat Ready U.S., European Road Dates

Veteran roots rockers will kick off tour Aug. 10 in New Hampshire.

I'm A Cowboy, Baby

Kentucky HeadHunters' Songs Tops Week's New Releases

Albums from Trent Summar, Robert Lee Castleman also scheduled to hit stores.

Travis Tritt Hits The Road

The veteran singer will be on tour through October.

Real Country

Chris LeDoux Readies For Road Set

Cowboy singer kicks off fair-circuit tour on Friday in Minnesota.

Hank Williams Jr., Others Recruited By GOP For Convention

Country artists' themes often seen as harmonious with Republican point of view.

Darryl Worley Pours Personal Experience Into Hard Rain

Debut album and first single are climbing country charts.

Jo Dee Messina's Latest Tops New Country Releases

Singer offers follow-up to I'm Alright; new LPs due from Bill and Bonnie Hearne, Chris LeDoux.

Jo Dee Messina Turns Trial By Fire Into Burn

New album a step on singer's Phoenix-like rise from financial ruin.

Emmylou Harris Adds European Dates To Tour

European appearances capped by anti-land-mine shows.

Aaron Tippin, Slobberbone Lead Week's New Releases

Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings reissues and Lynn Anderson live set also due.

Dave Matthews Band Taps Mavericks, Bela Fleck

Mavericks, Flecktones Team Up With Dave Matthews Band

Rocker Matthews looks to funky experimentalists to open tour dates.

Montgomery Gentry Gear Up For Long Tour

Country duo plan dates through December.

Works By Kinleys, Darryl Worley Lead Pack Of New Releases

Western-swing veteran Hank Thompson also has album set for release.

Ralph Stanley, Jim Lauderdale Headline OpryFest Series

Nashville's Grand Ole Opry unveils bluegrass, gospel summer series.