Willie Nelson’s tour bus “Honeysuckle Rose” rolls into Grass Valley

(credit: FoodWineArt magazine)

Scoop: Country Music Star Merle Haggard coming to Nevada County Fairgrounds on Sept. 15

County Music Star Merle Haggard is going to perform at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Sept. 15 — one day after American music icon Willie Nelson performs there, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has learned.
Though there has been no official announcement yet, the performance is listed on Haggard’s website. Haggard helped create the “Bakersfield sound” with [...]

Nevada County Fair: Bucking a trend

CALIFORNIA COUNTIES HAVE A long tradition of celebrating their agricultural bounties with a network of county fairs dating back to the Civil War. The tradition continues to this day, with animals, ag education, rides and attractions, concerts and—of course—fair food.
Just like the state parks, however, the state’s network of 78 fairs has come under severe [...]

Scoop: Country Singing Star Lacy J. Dalton to perform at Nevada County Fairgrounds

Our blog was the first to report that Willie Nelson was coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in September. Now here’s another celebrity performing-arts scoop: American Country Singing Star Lacy J. Dalton is going to perform at the Fairgrounds in late August, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has learned.
In fact, I spoke directly to Lacy by telephone [...]

Willie Nelson may perform in Grass Valley this summer

American music icon Willie Nelson may perform in Grass Valley this summer, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine (SierraCulture.com) has learned.
It would be Nelson’s first appearance in the Sierra Foothills, an up-and-coming venue for big-time country music talent.
“I should have details soon for public release,” said a member of Nelson’s staff, declining to elaborate.
Nelson would be a natural [...]