2005 – U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that perform during a live telethon, “Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast.”
2004 – Dixie Chick Natalie Maines becomes the proud mother of a son, Beckett Finn. Beckett is her second child.
2003 – No one is injured when a chartered plane carrying the Dixie Chicks clips a building at Glasgow Airport. The group is en route from Dublin for a concert at Glasgow’s Exhibition and Conference Center. The show goes on as planned.
2003 – The Dixie Chicks’ tour bus is accidentally rear-ended by a pick-up truck near Babcock, Texas. The only Chick on board, Emily Robison, escapes unscathed.
2003 – Dixie Chicks team up with Rock the Vote for a campaign encouraging more women to register as voters.
2003 – Already under fire for their criticism of George W. Bush, the Dixie Chicks appear nude on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. The C&W trio say the pic is “about clothes getting in the way of labels.”
2003 – Bruce Springsteen defends the beleagured Dixie Chicks, who suffered a backlash after criticizing George W. Bush. In a statement, he declares, “To me, they’re terrific American artists expressing American values by using their American right to free speech. For them to be banished wholesale from radio stations, and even entire radio networks, for […]
2003 – At the 29th Annual People’s Choice Awards, country act the Dixie Chicks and rock group Creed tie for the favorite group or band honor, while country superstar Faith Hill is honored as favorite female musical performer, and rapper Eminem takes the male award.
2000 – The Dixie Chicks sweep the 34th Annual Country Music Assn. Awards, held at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House. The genre-defying girl group takes home four awards, including entertainer of the year, album of the year for “Fly,” vocal group, and video of the year for “Good Bye Earl.”
2000 – Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas.
1999 – Sheryl Crow and friends stage a free concert for 25,000 lucky fans in New York’s Central Park. Crow’s guests include Sara McLachlan, Chrissie Hynde, Stevie Nicks, Eric Clapton, the Dixie Chicks and Keith Richards.
1997 – Elvis Week begins in Memphis to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death on August 16. Elvis Week 2008 Event Calendar & Ticket Information Saturday, August 9 – Sunday, August 17 Below is the current Elvis Week 2008 calendar of events along with ticket purchase information for each event. Updates to the […]