Bakersfield Country Music Awards This Weekend!

That’s right.  The Bakersfield Country Music Awards are this weekend, July 7 and 8.  We spoke with Bakersfield’s Terry Keplinger, who is putting on the awards show this weekend.  It sure sounds like a lot of fun.  We were honored to receive complimentary passes to the event.  However, our schedules being what they are will have to put off making this event until the future.  If you are in Bakersfield, make sure you put it on your to do list for the weekend.  It sure sounds like it’s going to be a fun event on both days.

In additional news and what’s coming categories, Rancho Nicasio will host a concert on the lawn featuring Deke Dickerson, Red Meat, and the B-Stars on Sunday July 15.  That is certain to be a not to be missed event.  Great music, excellent bar-b-que, and an outstanding time on the lawn in Nicasio.

And a special “Act Naturally” happy birthday wish goes out to Ringo Starr who is celebrating his birthday on July 7.

Artist Cut Album Label
Tim Hus Bakersfield Music Bushpilot Buckaroo Stony Plain Records
Deke Dickerson & The Ecco-Fonics Have Blues Will Travel Rhythm Rhyme And Truth Hightone
Red Meat Deep Water 13 Ranchero Records
Deke Dickerson & The Ecco-Fonics Where to Aim Rhythm Rhyme And Truth Hightone
Red Meat Pretty Little Lights of Town We Never Close Ranchero Records
Dwight Yoakam Intentional Heartache Blame the Vain New West Records Inc.
The Byrds Hickory Wind Sweetheart of the Rodeo Columbia
Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons Old Love Old Believers Readymade Records
JP Harris and the Tough Choices Badly Bent I’ll Keep Calling Cow Island Music
Miss Lonely Hearts Bottle In My Hand Crying Bottle Blues Miss Lonely Hearts
Rachel Harrington Wedding Ring Vacation Makin’ Our House a Honkytonk Skinny Dennis Records
The Buckaroos Kearn County Breakdown The Buck Owens’ Buckaroos Strike Again! Capitol
Loretta Lynn Have Mercy Van Lear Rose Interscope Records
Dave Gleason Radio 1965 Turn and Fade 326 Records
Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons Times Won’t Change Old Believers Readymade Records
Merle Haggard Okie From Muskogee Okie from Muskogee Capitol
The Youngbloods Sugar Babe Country and West Coast The Birth of Country Music Ace Records
The Gosdin Brothers Georgia Country & West Coast The Birth of Country Rock Ace Records
John Doe and the Sadies Are the Good Times Really Over for Good Country Club Yep Roc
The Lonesome Strangers Lonesome Pine A Town South of Bakersfield Enigma Records
Dave Howe Bakersfield to Nashville A Face for Radio Self
Big House Guitars & Whiskey Never Ending Train Big House Records
Fatt Katt & The Von Zippers Lizzy That Bakerbilly Sound Fatt Katt Music
Gary S. Paxton Bakersfield Bakersfield Rebels Ace Records
The Beatles Act Naturally Help! Apple
Buck Owens Act Naturally 21 # 1 Hits Rhino Records
Buck Owens Love’s Gonna Live Here Again 21 # 1 Hits Rhino Records
Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers Make It Last North of Bakersfield Dionysus Records

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