Thursday, May 10, 2018

Classic Folk-rock from Gordon Lightfoot



Folk-rock icon Gordon Lightfoot stopped by Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater on May 8, 2018.  The legendary singer-songwriter and musician is celebrating 50 years hit song making with a cross-country tour entitled "Gordon Lightfoot - 50 Years on the Carefree Highway."







Lightfoot has released 21 albums and written many hit songs and achieved gold and platinum status internationally. His songs have been recorded by artists like Johnny Cash, Neil Young, Judy Collins, Barbra Streisand, and many more. 







The 79 year old Canadian is still sounding great and performing his songs to fans of all ages. Over the years Lightfoot has received many awards including 16 Juno awards, 4 ASCAP awards for songwriting, and has been nominated for five Grammy Awards. In 2012, Lightfoot was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York City.







Setlist :

Set 1:
Sweet Guinevere
Did She Mention My Name
Song For A Winter's Night
Never Too Close
Don Quixote
Clouds of Loneliness
A Painter Passing Through
Spanish Moss
Shadows
Beautiful
The Watchman's Gone
The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
Carefree Highway

Set 2:
Now and Then
Ribbon of darkness
Sundown
I'd Rather Press On
14 Karat Gold
Minstrel of the Dawn
Rainy Day People
Let It Ride
If You Could Read My Mind
Restless
Baby Step Back
Early Morning Rain

Encore:
Cotton Jenny








Wednesday, May 9, 2018

2018 iHeartCountry Festival in ATX - Part 2



The 2018 edition of the iHeartCountry Music Festival took place on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.  Country music superstars as well as rising stars entertained fans with concerts during the day and late into the night.


iHeartCountry Festival



The evening found an energetic crowd singing along to some of their favorite country artists as iHeart Radio and AT&T brought 13 different acts to the stage at the Frank Erwin Center.


iHeartCountry Festival


iHeartCountry Festival



Hosts: 
Bobby Bones and Candace Cameron Bure

The hosts for the evenings entertainment were iHeart radio personality Bobby Bones and actress/producer/author Candace Cameron Bure.


Bobby Bones and Candace Cameron Bure


Bobby Bones and Candace Cameron Bure with Little Bobby




DJ Sinister

DJ Sinister



Dustin Lynch

Dustin Lynch


Dustin Lynch


Dustin Lynch



Brett Young

Brett Young


Brett Young


Brett Young



Jon Pardy

Jon Pardy


Jon Pardy


Jon Pardy




Dan and Shay

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney

Dan and Shay


Dan Smyers


Shay Mooney


Dan and Shay


Dan and Shay



Sugarland

Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush

Sugarland


Sugarland


Sugarland


Sugarland


Bobby Bones joins Sugarland on "Stuck Like Glue"



Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery - photo credit: Charles Reagan for iHeartRadio


Cole Swindell

Cole Swindell


Cole Swindell


Cole Swindell


Cole Swindell




Maren Morris


Maren Morris


Maren Morris


Maren Morris


Maren Morris


Maren Morris


Maren Morris



Mason Ramsey

The Yodeling Kid

Mason Ramsey


Mason Ramsey


Mason Ramsey


Mason Ramsey



Luke Combs

Luke Combs


Luke Combs


Luke Combs



Billy Currington

Billy Currington


Billy Currington


Billy Currington


Billy Currington



Billy Currington



Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan


Luke Bryan




Luke Bryan


Luke Bryan


Luke Bryan


Luke Bryan


Luke Bryan


Luke Bryan


Luke Bryan


Luke Bryan



Keith Urban

Keith Urban


Keith Urban


Keith Urban


Keith Urban


Keith Urban


Keith Urban


Keith Urban


Keith Urban


Maren Morris joins Keith Urban


Maren Morris joins Keith Urban


Maren Morris joins Keith Urban




That's it from the 2018 iHeartCountry Festival in ATX.  What a night. Over 5 hours of music from 13 acts.  Thanks to iHeart Radio for bring all of these great performers together on one stage for this very special concert.



iHeartCountry Festival