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Clint Black and Rosanne Cash Find Their Roots

Clint Black and Rosanne Cash Find Their Roots

Clint Black and Rosanne Cash appeared on a recent episode of the popular PBS series Finding Your Roots hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr.. Clint and Rosanne start by sharing their immediate family roots before delving deeper into their ancestry. Clint shared how his father was a hard sell when it came to telling him…MORE

Lauren Alaina, Brantley Gilbert, Trace Adkins & More to Perform as Part of “A Capitol Fourth” on PBS

Lauren Alaina, Brantley Gilbert, Trace Adkins & More to Perform as Part of “A Capitol Fourth” on PBS

Trace Adkins, Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina and more will celebrate Independence Day by performing during the PBS television special, A Capitol Fourth. Hosted by John Stamos and Vanessa Williams, the 40th annual broadcast of A Capitol Fourth will feature pre-taped performances without a live audience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The concert is usually held…MORE

Trace Adkins to Perform During “National Memorial Day Concert” on PBS

Trace Adkins to Perform During “National Memorial Day Concert” on PBS

Trace Adkins will perform during the National Memorial Day Concert airing on PBS on Sunday, May 24, at 7 p.m. CT. The concert, which is usually filmed from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., will instead feature performances and tributes filmed throughout the country in accordance with physical distancing guidelines…MORE

PBS to Air “Country Music: Live at the Ryman” Concert With Dwight Yoakam, Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill & More [Set List]

PBS to Air “Country Music: Live at the Ryman” Concert With Dwight Yoakam, Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill & More [Set List]

After an eight-year exploration, Ken Burns’ 16-hour Country Music documentary will premiere on PBS on Sept. 15. In celebration of the new film, PBS will air its all-star concert, Country Music: Live at the Ryman, on Sept. 8. Recorded at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium in March, the concert will feature performances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash,…MORE

Americana Awards to Be Featured on Special Episode of PBS’ “Austin City Limits” on Nov. 19 With Performances From George Strait, Dwight Yoakam & More

Americana Awards to Be Featured on Special Episode of PBS’ “Austin City Limits” on Nov. 19 With Performances From George Strait, Dwight Yoakam & More

If you couldn’t make it to Nashville in September for the 2016 Americana Music Festival, PBS has the next best thing with the airing of a special episode of Austin City Limits on Nov. 19. ACL Presents Americana Music Festival 2016, which will premiere on Friday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m. CT, will feature more than…MORE

Loretta Lynn Opens Up About Her Past in PBS Documentary “Still a Mountain Girl”

Loretta Lynn Opens Up About Her Past in PBS Documentary “Still a Mountain Girl”

Loretta Lynn is the subject of a revealing new documentary on PBS premiering today (March 4)—the same day her brand-new album, Full Circle, comes out. Called American Masters—Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl, the two-hour program is part of a series that has previously uncovered the stories of legends like B.B. King and will next focus on…MORE

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Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

When you’re getting a permanent addition to you body, you want to make sure it means something, right?

Michael Ray has several tattoos, but each one has a personal connection to his life, “All my tattoos are either family based, religious based, or music based.”

He shares the story of one of his tattoos that honors his late grandmother, “So, my grandma, Penny, she passed away a couple of years ago, and I have a tattoo memory of my grandfather, and I wanted a tattoo for her. Her nickname was Penny, and I got a penny with my Grandmother’s birth year, 1942, on the date, on the inside of my arm.”

If he could change one thing about the tattoo…it would just be WHEN he got it. Turns out Michael got it on a show day, and it being on his arm, well, Michael admits “I started playing guitar that night…for the show, and it hurt like hell.”

But even with that night of pain Michael proudly says “it’s probably my favorite tattoo.”

 

Photo Credit: Sean Hagwell