Willie Nelson has been forced to pull out of the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival and three other shows because of a shoulder injury.
Nelsons publicist said Wednesday that the 80-year-old country music star is under a doctors orders to rest his shoulder for a week, meaning hell miss shows in Carmel, Ind., Charlotte, Mich., Springfield, Ill., and Saturdays appearance at the festival hosted by Zac Brown in Nashville, Tenn.
The Carmel concert had been scheduled for Wednesday night and has been rescheduled for Aug. 23, 2014.
Nelson is expected to be on the road again in Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 15, the same day he releases his new duets album, To All the Girls ... .
Writing a childrens book isnt enough for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer. Shes also narrating the audio edition.
Spencers The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit comes out Oct. 15. Its the first of two planned books for middle schoolers that feature 12-year-old vigilante Randi Rhodes.
Actor Gary Sinise has made a large donation to help first responders who rescued people and fought the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history.
Black Forest Fire Chief Bob Harvey choked back tears Tuesday while accepting the nearly $60,000 check he says his department desperately needs.
The money comes from the Gary Sinise Foundation.
Dylan art displayed
It turns out folk hero Bob Dylan is something of a metalhead.
A London art gallery is organizing an exhibition featuring iron gates made by the musician, reflecting his lifelong fascination with welding and metalwork.
The Halcyon Gallery said Tuesday that the Mood Swings show includes seven iron gates welded by Dylan out of vintage iron and other metal parts.
The London exhibition opens Nov. 16.
Among celebrity birthdays today: Actor Philip Bosco is 83. Actress Donna Douglas is 81. Singer David Frizzell is 72. Singer Bryan Ferry is 68. Singer Olivia Newton-John is 65. Singer Carlene Carter is 58. Actress Linda Hamilton is 57. Singer Cindy Herron is 52. Actress Melissa Sue Anderson is 51. Actor Jim Caviezel is 45. Singer Shawn Stockman is 41. Singer Christina Milian is 32.