(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. Info
Podcast Interview With Martie
(March 27, 2013) Martie recently gave an interview to Otis Gibbs for his Thanks For Giving A Damn podcast.
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
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
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 Blue"
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".
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,
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
Natalie 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
Performance At ASCAP Awards
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
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
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
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.