Topics :: country music

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Lesbian Rocker Deborah Vial Plays Dallas House of Blues

By Jenny Block | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Rocker Deborah Vial brings her unique brand of indie rock to Dallas' House of Blues on July 26. Learn more about her passions here!

Dolly Parton Wraps Up Blue Smoke World Tour

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 11, 2014
Country music icon and gay favorite Dolly Parton finishes up her eleventh concert tour, the Blue Smoke World Tour, with a wildly successful concert at the Glastonbury Festival, finishing up with concerts in Stockholm and Locarno, Switzerland.

Kacey Musgraves 1st Country Star to Play GLAAD Awards, Slammed by Anti-Gay Pastor

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Kacey Musgraves is set to be the first country singer to perform at the GLAAD Awards next month but one anti-gay pastor says she would have been killed for pro-gay views and LGBT inclusive single "Follow Your Arrow."

The Grand Ole Opry Should Invite Chely Wright Back, Say Activists

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
Support is growing among country music fans for a new petition on Change.org to get out lesbian singer Chely Wright back to the Grand Ole Opry.

Gay Country Singer Speaks Out About ’Ex-Gay’ Therapy Past

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
Openly gay country singer Steve Grand, whose music video for "All-American Boy" recently went viral, opens up about undergoing "ex-gay" therapy and maxing out his credit card to pay for the video.

Is Steve Grand the First Openly Gay Male Country Singer?

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Jul 6, 2013
Steve Grand rocked the blogosphere this week after releasing the music video for his song "All-American Boy." Several fans and publications are dubbing the musician as the first openly gay male country singer.

Pioneer

By Adela M. Brito | Tuesday Apr 23, 2013
"Pioneer" is packed with bold songs - ranging from thunderous rockin’ tunes to quieter ballads - and is destined to climb the charts and earn new accolades for the edgy Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry.

Mary Chapin Carpenter: Not Your Typical Country Star

By Doug Rule | Monday Jul 30, 2012
What was once simply a hobby for a shy, lonely teenager blossomed four decades ago, after the hometown girl graduated from Brown University and moved back to D.C. She has since sold more than 8 million records.
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