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k.d. lang joins Stagecoach line-up

Thursday, March 17, 2011 – k.d. lang was added to the fifth annual Stagecoach festival line-up in California, it was announced today.

k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang's show will come on the heels of the release of the "Sing it Loud" album, due out April 12. This is lang's first studio album since 2008's "Watershed," which debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200. In 2010, she marked the 25th anniversary of her recording debut with "Recollection," a career retrospective.

Stagecoach will be held April 30-May 1 in Indio, Cal.

The line-up already includes Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Josh Turner, Easton Corbin, Loretta Lynn, Chris Young, Leon Russell, Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Douglas Trio, Gatlin Brothers, Jack Ingram, Mel Tillis, Rodney Crowell, Rhonda Vincent, The Punch Brothers, The Secret Sisters, Steel Magnolia, Joanna Smith, Wanda Jackson, The Coal Porters, Stealing Angels, The Gourds, Rosie Flores, Junior Brown, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Cleverlys, Phosphorescent, Truth & Salvage Co. and The Harters.

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Sing It Loud CD review - Sing It Loud
Anyone who witnessed k.d. lang's 1986 American television debut on Late Night with David Letterman will never forget the sight of the Canadian firecracker kicking up her heels in a gingham dress, belting out the electrifying Turn Me Round while her band, the Reclines, provided an incendiary soundtrack and tore up the floorboards behind her. It was a frenetic performance that was ultimately paid off by the 1987 release of "Angel with a Lariat," which beautifully displayed lang's »»»
A Truly Western Experience- 25th Anniversary Edition CD review - A Truly Western Experience- 25th Anniversary Edition
She came twirling out of Canada in 1987, pinching the cheeks of the Nashville establishment with a blend of countrypolitan vocals and rockin' Dave Edmunds-inspired rootsabilly. Before "Angel with a Lariat" appeared, Kathryn Dawn Lang had charmed her native land with television appearances, blistering live gigs and a nine-track album that coalesced her vision of country music. This crisp-sounding 15-track reissue, fleshed out with live cuts, a demo, and her debut single, including »»»
Reintarnation CD review - Reintarnation
The cover design echoes the Clash's "London Calling" and is a reminder of k.d. lang's punk sensibilities - and sense of humor. The 20 songs are a testament to the Canadian's songwriting ability and, of course, that voice. It's the one-in-a-million voice that propelled lang into the mainstream music world, completely on her own terms, and in spite of her gender-bending image. And now after more than two decades of acclaimed CDs, lang is in a position to boast and reminisce a little. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Cantrell continues to satisfy – Laura Cantrell may never be a country star. Not at this stage of her career when she's 50, touring here and there and releasing new music every few years or so. But five albums in, Cantrell continues as a warm, enjoyable and worthy purveyor of her brand of country. That would mean going towards a more traditional side, not rushing the songs... »»»
Concert Review: Not only is Turner traditional, he's popular – Every time Josh Turner reached for some of those wonderful subterranean low notes, which he often pulled out during his enjoyable night show, it was like a superhero applying a superpower. He didn't need this extra advantage to please his audience; he has so many quality songs stockpiled in his catalogue already doing the job.... »»»
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