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Emmylou Harris Honored With Concert Event

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The music of Emmylou Harris will be celebrated with a tribute concert in Washington on January 10.

Harris herself will perform, along with Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell, Iron and Wine, Shawn Colvin, and Joan Baez. The show will be recorded for later distribution.

Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Ashley Monroe and More to Recreate “Bristol Sessions”

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Dolly Parton, Vince Gill and Emmylou Harris are among the musicians who will recreate the recordings credited with launching country music. “Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited” also features Marty Stuart, Steve Martin and Ashley Monroe.

They will recreate 16 songs from the original sessions, which showcased Jimmy Rodgers and the Carter Family. Johnny Cash once called the sessions “the single most important event in the history of country music.” The album comes out in October. The Smithsonian Institution will also open The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in the twin cities of Bristol, Tennessee and Bristol, Virginia, on August 2.

Carrie Underwood Performs With All-Star Line Up Honoring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Linda Ronstadt

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Six-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last month at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York as part of an all-star line-up honoring Linda Ronstadt. HBO will air the Induction Special this Saturday, May 31 at 9pm ET/PT.

Carrie performed solo and alongside Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Emmylou Harris, and Sheryl Crow on some of Ronstadt’s biggest hits including “Different Drum,” “Blue Bayou,” “You’re No Good,” “It’s So Easy,” and “When Will I Be Loved.”

This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees included Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, the E Street Band, Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham.

Photo l-r: Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Sheryl Crow, Underwood
Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Country Music Women Help Honor Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Linda Ronstadt

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Six-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood performed last week during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony as part of an all-star cast honoring Linda Ronstadt.  Carrie performed solo and alongside Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Emmylou Harris, and Sheryl Crow on some of Ronstadt’s biggest hits including “Different Drum,” “Blue Bayou,” “You’re No Good,” “It’s So Easy,” and “When Will I Be Loved.”

This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees included Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, the E Street Band, Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham.

The event was held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and will premiere on HBO on Saturday, May 31 at 9pm ET/PT.

Photo l-r: Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Underwood, Emmylou Harris
Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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