Long Time Gone Tour
19, 2013) The Dixie Chicks announced a 9 city tour of Canada for October and November. Dates can be found on Tour Dates page. Tickets for the Long Time Gone Tour 2013 go on sale to the general public on August 26th at http://livenation.com.
(August 8, 2013) Emily tweeted last night that more Dixie Chicks concerts will be happening. She said 9-10 cities
in Canada are being planned. Twitter Feed
(April 7, 2013) The Dixie Chicks, Court Yard Hounds, and Natalie Maines & Ben Harper
will perform at an all-star benefit on May 16th. The event will take place at Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater
in Austin, TX. The night includes a tribute to Lloyd Maines. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 8th.
Podcast Interview With Martie
(March 27, 2013) Martie recently gave an interview to Otis Gibbs for his Thanks For Giving
A Damn podcast. Listen here.
DCX Feature Article
(March 20, 2013) The Dixie Chicks are featured in an article for the April issue
of Texas Monthly magazine. Cover photo
Natalie Debuts Album
(February 28, 2013) Natalie debuted her upcoming Mother CD by performing at the Troubadour in
Los Angeles last night.
Video of "Take It On Faith"
Review from Orange County Register
(All further Natalie solo related
material will be linked through my Natalie Maines Music pages.)
Ottawa Bluesfest Date
(February 27, 2013) The Dixie Chicks will be playing at the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest in Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada on July 6th. http://ottawabluesfest.ca/
An Emily Interview
(February 16, 2013) Emily recently gave an interview to Susie
Meister at The Meister Piece. The interview can be heard at susiemeister.com.
Natalie At MusiCares
(February 9, 2013) Natalie joined Ben Harper and Charlie Musslewhite to perform "Atlantic City" in tribute
to Bruce Springsteen at the 2013 MusiCares Person Of The Year last night in Los Angeles, CA.
Photo from red carpet
Martie With Charlie Mars
(February 9, 2013) Martie performed with Charlie Mars on "Nothing But The Rain" back in September. Charlie
has now uploaded a video of the performance to his YouTube channel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px7nJYWzKTE
Calgary Stampede Tour Date
(January 31, 2013) It was announced today that the Dixie Chicks will
play the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Chicks will be performing at the Scotiabank Saddledome on
July 12th. Calgary Stampede site
Natalie To Appear At MusiCares Event
(January 2, 2013) Natalie is one of many performers scheduled to honor Bruce Springsteen
at the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year February 8th in Los Angeles.
MusicCares is a
nonprofit organization that provides assistance to those in need in the music industry. Others paying musical tribute include
Neil Young, Eddie Vedder, Elton John and Emmylou Harris. --- Rolling Stone
Listen To "Mother"
(January 1, 2013) NPR's pop critic Ann Powers reflects after hearing Natalie's recording
of "Mother". Listen in its entirety: NPR blog.
Cavendish Beach Music Festival
(December 19, 2012) The Dixie Chicks will be playing the Cavendish
Beach Music Festival on Prince Edward Island, Canada on July 7th. http://cavendishbeachmusic.com
Release Date For Natalie's Album
(December 19, 2012) Natalie announced on her twitter account that her solo album has a scheduled release
date of May 7, 2012. The name of the album is Mother.
Chicks To Play Summer Date
(December 18, 2012) The Dixie Chicks will be playing at the Craven
Country Jamboree in Craven,
Saskatchewan, Canada on July 13th. They will be replacing Lady Antebellum
who had to cancel due to the pregnancy of their lead singer. http://www.cravencountryjamboree.com
New Song From Natalie
(December 3, 2012) On January 15th, Legacy Recordings will release West of Memphis: Voices For Justice featuring music from Eddie Vedder, Natalie Maines, Patti Smith, Lucinda
Williams and more. The purchase of this album will in part directly benefit the West Memphis Three.
Natalie, a staunch
backer of the West Memphis Three, performed the Pink Floyd song "Mother" live with Ben Harper in the summer of 2012 and decided
to record it for West of Memphis: Voices For Justice. Maines and Harper produced this studio recording of the song,
which features Ben on steel lap guitar. --- Press Release
Martie Now Tweeting
(November 20, 2012) Martie has finally joined Twitter. Her account is @martiemaguire.
Emily Welcomes Baby Girl
(September 4, 2012) Emily and Martin Strayer welcomed new daughter Violet Isabel Strayer today at at
3:01 AM. Photo from Emily's twitter account.
"Louisiana Blue" Video
(August 21, 2012) Martie appears in Radney Foster's video "Louisiana
Single From Natalie And Eddie Vedder
(August 17, 2012) Nearly two years ago, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Natalie performed "Golden Gate"
at the Voices for Justice: A Rally in Support of the West Memphis 3. Now on the one year anniversary of the release of the
WM3, "Golden State" will be available for download starting August 19th on iTunes. Proceeds benefit the WM3 Freedom Fund.
Martie Plays On Radney Foster CD
(July 6, 2012) Martie plays fiddle on 6 of the 11 tracks, mandolin on another and background vocals
on "Easier Said Than Done" for Radney Foster's upcoming CD Del Rio, Texas Revisited: Unplugged and Lonesome. The
CD comes out August 14th. Photo of Martie in the studio. For more info, visit radneyfoster.com
Natalie On Stage
(July 1, 2012) Natalie performed two songs with Ben Harper at the Santa Barbara Bowl on July 30th. Watch
video of "Mother" and "Vein In Vain".
Martie At Beverly Hills Gala
(June 19, 2012) Martie recently attended the 100th anniversary celebration of the Beverly Hills Hotel
& Bungalows supporting the Motion Picture & Television Fund and the American Comedy Fund at the Beverly Hills
Hotel on June 15, 2012.
Photos by Jason Merritt #1, #2, #3
Chicks Reunite For Benefit
(June 16, 2012) The Dixie Chicks will be performing with Willie Nelson in
Connecticut on June 23rd. The invitation-only concert will benefit the China Care Foundation. source: Greenwich Times
Releasing Solo Album
(June 14, 2012) After a couple of weeks of speculation from Natalie on Twitter, she officially announced
on Howard 100 News that she is recording a solo album. She is working with musician Ben Harper and his band. The album has
an expected spring 2013 release. Interview
Natalie Performance At ASCAP Awards
(June 1, 2012) A video of Natalie's performance of Carly Simon's "That's The Way I Always Heard It Should Be" has
now been uploaded to youtube. Watch video.
Emily Expecting 4th Child
(May 24, 2012) Emily's boyfriend, CYH lead guitarist Martin Strayer, has confirmed in a tweet the news that they
are expecting a baby in early September.
Texas Music Mag Top 50 Texas Songs
(April 25, 2012) Texas Music magazine’s spring issue features what they voted as the most important songs in
Texas recorded history. Wide Open Spaces is #48 on the list.
Natalie At ASCAP Awards
(April 19, 2012) Natalie performed "That's The Way I Always Heard
It Should Be" as part of a musical tribute to Carly Simon at the 2012 ASCAP Pop Awards in Los Angeles, CA. Watch an interview with Natalie on the red carpet.