The Boot Staff
2020 Coronavirus Pandemic: These Country Music Tours + Festivals Are Affected
The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic on March 11.
30 Years Ago: The Highwaymen Kick Off Concert Tour in Houston
On March 3, 1990, the country supergroup kicked off their concert tour at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
72 Years Ago: Little Jimmy Dickens Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut
On Feb. 21, 1948, Dickens made his debut at the Grand Ole Opry.
20 Years Ago: The Dixie Chicks Hit No. 1 With ‘Cowboy, Take Me Away’
The song is on their album 'Fly'.
2019 CMA Awards: The Winners List
The 2019 CMA Awards will take place on Wednesday night (Nov. 13).
96 Years Ago: Hank Williams Is Born
Country legend Williams was born on Sept. 17, 1923.
40 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Sept. 14, 1979, Rogers received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
10 Years Ago: Taylor Swift’s ‘You Belong With Me’ Wins Best Female Video at MTV Music Awar…
On Sept. 13, 2009, Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards for "You Belong With Me" was infamously interrupted by Kanye West.
16 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies
On Sept. 12, 2003, Cash passed away after suffering complications from diabetes.
25 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery, on His 63rd Birthday
On Sept. 12, 1994, Jones had triple bypass surgery, on his 63rd birthday, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
15 Years Ago: Terri Clark Hits No. 1 With ‘Girls Lie Too’
On Sept. 11, 2004, Clark earned her second No. 1 hit in the United States with her single "Girls Lie Too."
20 Years Ago: Chely Wright Hits No. 1 With ‘Single White Female’
On Sept. 11, 1999, Wright earned her first No. 1 single with "Single White Female," which was the title track of her sophomore album.