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Kevin Costner and Modern West Perfect Fit for Homestead Festival

by Claudia Johnso

Closing out Rory Feek’s inaugural Homestead Festival was a concert by one of the world’s most famous actors. Kevin Costner performed more than a dozen original songs ranging from rock to ballads to country penned by Costner and his band Modern West countryreunionmagazine.com

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Following a video opener with clips of Costner in some of his most beloved movie roles, the 67-year-old made a dramatic entrance through the center of the crowd, stopping to shake hands with fans already on their feet in anticipation of his performance. In introducing Costner, Feek said he felt Costner and Modern West were ideal festival entertainment, but Feek didn’t even know how to approach the star “I didn’t know Mr. Costner,” Feek admitted, adding, “But I knew a guy who knew a guy. Turns out the “guy” was Ben Isaacs of The Isaacs, whose family was slated to perform as part of the festival’s rst n i g h t ’s l i n e u p a l o n g w i t h Ji m m y Fortune and Brotherly Love. Costner liked the concept of the Homestead Festival and agreed it was a good t for his band. One hurdle, however, was Costner’s s c h e d u l e . He ’s b u s y f i l m i n g t h e upcoming season of the much-binged television series, “Yellowstone,” so Feek made arrangements to have a plane pick him up in Montana, whisk him in for the concert and get him back in time for taping the next episode July 2022


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“I wasn’t really sure after all these years how it might work,” Costner said. “But if life has taught me anything it was not to be stopped by the question or the unknown. What do I have to lose but maybe some of the best times of my life? Costner said he called Coinman at his Arizona home and asked, “John what do you think?” “He never hesitated…willing to explore the idea,” Costner said. “But it was always more than just an idea for me. It was a feeling that I had been unable to articulate. For a long time I felt the need to connect with people in a more meaningful way than just the autograph. I always thought that music could build a stronger, more personal moment for me. It would create the oppor tunity for a genuine exchange much greater than the movie, TV interview or magazine. It would be real, full of mistakes and without apology. But most of all there would be the chance to have some fun.” He asked Coinman to assemble some musicians willing to give the band a try, starting with Blair Forward, who was a member of the rst and only band with which Costner had ever performed

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Not only did the group provide more than an hour of music, Costner told stories in between the songs. Some were about how the band, which was composed of outstanding instrumentalists, got together, while others were about the songs – how they were written and what the lyrics mean to him. He also shared glimpses into his personal life, telling stories of his childhood, his parents and his musical aspirations as a youth “I was moved by his candor and humility,” said festival goer Danny Nichols. “He didn’t really mention his movies unless it related directly to the song he was performing. If you didn’t know this was Kevin Costner, the movie star, you’d think he was just a songwriter who loves to sing and play guitar and has a really, really good band. Costner said Modern West got its start when his wife, Christine, encouraged him to reconnect musically with award-winning singer-songwriter John Coinman, the music supervisor for the lm “Dances with Wolves.”


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“John would pick the rest,” Costner said. “If we were to play together the majority of our music would have to be our own compositions. Whatever else we played would be old favorites of mine. They would come from friends, some famous and some who probably should be. The rest would be from artists that I have enjoyed over the years. If we played, it would be Live, Loud and Long. The idea was simple. Don’t stop the party. Everybody understood and everybody went to work. That was in 2007. The next year they released “Untold Truths,” which made it to No. 61 on US Country and No. 35 on US Heat charts. Since then, the band has played around the country and the world. They’ve produced four more studio albums, including 2010’s “Turn It On” and “From Where I Stand” in 2011 that were released only in Europe where Modern West has established a devoted fan base Reaching the Top 20 on US Country, Us Heat and Us Indie charts in 2012 was “Famous for Killing Each Other,” featuring music from and inspired by the History Channel mini-series “Hat elds & McCoys.”

Coinciding with Costner ’s star turn a s Jo h n Dutton in the TV series, “Yellowstone,” in 2020, the band relea sed “Tales f rom Yel lowstone,” a collection of songs written from Dutton’s perspective, some of which were featured on Season 3 of the show Homestead Festival vendor Heather McMinn of Highfalutin Pepper Jelly summed up the festival’s closing night perfectly “It ended with a bang…Rory Feek, Julie Roberts, Jamie Johnson and the one and only Kevin Costner,” McMinn said. “Yes, Ray in ‘Field of Dreams,’ Lieutenant Dunbar in ‘Dances with Wolves’ and John Dutton in ‘Yellowstone’…Kevin Costner walked through the crowd and stepped on the stage with his Modern West Band. We were all in awe! Incredible closing, and he most de nitely set the bar high for next year’s Homestead Festival! I’m counting down the days. Good thing Rory Feek knew a guy who knew a guy Cover photo courtesy of Morgan Flowers of Flowers Creamery.

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Bobby Marquez, the host of Country with Heart, wasn’t sure he was going to hold the show this year. Between COVID and the death of one of his biggest fans and former St. Jude kid, Petey Northup, he didn’t think he had it in him. But Petey’s family convinced him otherwise and the show went on “We lost Petey this year after battling illnesses for 30 plus years, but we did not lose his spirit,” said Marquez. “We met Petey because of music. He connected with a song and loved to get up close to the stars. No one was more enthusiastic! So, for Petey, we are going to make this a cozy show all about the music with some of the best-known singer/songwriters around country music…all in hopes of helping St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in all of their amazing work. With limited time to pull together a show, Marquez decided to do something di erent this year and have a writer’s round show. It’s not really that di erent for Nashville since you can’t throw a rock here without hitting at least one songwriter, but it was new to Country with Heart. Writers’ rounds are a big thing in Nashville, especially at The Bluebird and the Commodore Lounge, but most people are used to the full band show with the featured artists, and Marquez wasn’t sure how it would be received. He needn’t have worried because it was a huge success Some of Nashville’s best writers were part of the show. Lang Scott and Linda Davis, John Berry, Lauren Mascetti and Larry Gatlin were the rst round. The second round featured Becky Hobbs, Billy Yates, Dallas Wayne and Karen Staley. Each songwriter told stories about how they wrote some of the biggest hits for some of your favorite legends, and then they sang those songs Jennifer Herron was the emcee (and she’s Marquez’s wife). Donnie Winters sang a couple of songs of his that Marty Robbins recorded and one that his dad wrote that was a hit for the Louvin Brothers. Robin Berry joined her husband John on stage for a duet St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s current campaign is “Love Music. Stop Cancer.” St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.Page All 7proceeds from Country with Heart went directly to St. Jude.

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by Claudia Johnso Exile, one of America’s longest running bands, has been a constant in American music over the past six decades. Exile formed in 1963 looking to play small clubs in Richmond, Kentucky, but have managed to top both the pop and country charts during their 59-year career. They originally played under the name The Exiles, which they’ve said in interviews was in uenced by the Cuban missile crisis and the news of exiles that lled the airwaves in the early ‘60s. “A lot of bands just shorten their names,” founding member Marlon Hargis said in a 2019 interview about the change to Exile. “I guess it was just because other acts were doing the same thing. I don’t think there’s any huge hidden meaning there.” Hargis explained why he and four more of the original Exile members, J.P. Pennington, Les Taylor, Sonny LeMaire and Steve Goetzman, re-formed in 2008. “It’s that we love that sound of the band,” he said. “There’s something when we get on stage that just happens, that you can’t really explain. I think we said that if we tried to gure it out, we would probably screw it up.” One prestigious stage on which they have appeared more than 100 times is the Grand Ole Opry, but their heavy touring schedule before the pandemic found them in venues all over the country. “Basically, we try to do all our hits that we can,” Hargis said, “But actually sometimes in shows we are lucky enough that we don’t have time to get everything… it’s good to be in that position. Over the years we’ve had 11 No. 1 hits and tons of other Top Tens.” Exile’s most successful hit, “Kiss You All Over,” spent four weeks at the top of Billboard’s pop chart in 1978. In fact, it made Billboard’s Year End Hot 100 Singles of 1978 (Top 5) and later placed in Billboard’s The 50 Sexiest Songs of All Time (Top 10) category. The iconic song has been showcased in feature lms such as “Happy Gilmore,” “Employee of the Month,” “Zookeeper” and “Wildhogs” and is played

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in its entirety at the end of the seventh episode of “Mindhunter,” a crime drama series on Net ix. Hargis pointed out that most people don’t know that the band not only performed live and toured with a wide variety of acts, including Aerosmith, Fleetwood Mac, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Gatlin Brothers and The Judds, Exile wrote many of their own songs Members of Exile also proved to be proli c songwriters by composing material not only for themselves but hits for other artists. For example, “Take Me Down” and “The Closer You Get” by Alabama were originally Exile-penned songs, which Exile released without much success before Alabama took the tunes to the top of the charts. One of the group members, Sonny LeMaire, co-wrote the Restless Heart hit “When She Cries” and also penned “A Beautiful Mess” for Diamond Rio. Les Taylor wrote Janie Fricke’s hit, “It Ain’t Easy Being Easy. “So, we do a medley of those songs which crowds really seem to like, and a lot of people are surprised to know that those were originally Exile songs basically,” Hargis told writer Dawn Alexander in a 2018 interview as they were engaged in their 55th anniversary tour. “We just try to entertain and make people feel good and get up and dance and have a good time. We want you to feel better when you leave the show than when you got there.”

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Exile has been Entertaining Fans for 59 Years

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In the early 1980s Exile began focusing on Country music. During their run on the Country charts, they’ve scored 10 No. 1 singles, including “I Don’t Want to Be a Memory,” “Give Me One More Chance” and “She’s A Miracle.” Their Country career brought them 11 Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music award nominations, including Vocal Group of The Year and Best Instrumental Performance. “Any musician has to have faith in what they do, I think,” Hargis said, explaining why they continue to tour after all these years. “That’s what it takes, because it’s not an easy business. There’s a very small percentage of acts that are successful.” The ultimate, cross-over band, Exile was inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2013 and has sold more than 8 million records worldwide, garnering three Gold albums. For more information about upcoming performances or to book the band visit exile.biz.

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Rory Feek’s First Homestead Festival Drew Thousands by Danny Nichol

Singer-songwriter Rory Feek saw his 100-acre farm near Columbia, Tennessee, turn into a “ eld of dreams” for thousands of visitors as he hosted The Homestead Festival for the rst time on June 3 and 4. Hosting an event like The Homestead Festival has been a dream since having bought his farm in 1999 to settle near Nashville, according to Feek, who lives on the property in a restored historic farmhouse with his daughter, Indiana, 8, whose mother, singer-songwriter, Joey Martin Feek, died of cancer in 2016. Homesteading today is a lifestyle choice, one nearly forgotten, but if the numbers of those attending The Homestead Festival is any indication of its popularity, then one must conclude there is a

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major resurgence taking place in America and around the world. It’s a real and viable movement, a movement that carries those making such a choice back to their roots, to the soil. “Going back to one’s roots is important,” said Feek, who diligently works to practice what he preaches. “I’ve sold my newer vehicles and kept one old truck that keeps me rooted close to my home, my family and community are the most important things in my life. Preserving what can be preserved of ancestral skills, homesteaders today combine that knowledge with an increased awareness of their environment They employ traditional farming techniques while also utilizing modern strategies. This provides homesteaders the ability to increase their yields while creating healthier foods and positively impacting the environment. While early pioneers learned many lessons of growing or foraging for food by trial and error, today’s homesteaders have the ability to seek assistance from others who are considered specialists in their elds July 2022


Not only are books available on every topic under the sun, there is also assistance provided via the Internet, YouTube, Facebook and a myriad of digital and social platforms. Festivals such as The Homestead Festival also serve to not only promote a lifestyle but also to

d i s s e m i n a te i n f o r m a t i o n f o r t h o s e s e e k i n g knowledge and advice This movement is so compelling that people came from dozens of states to learn about growing their own “ eld of dreams” during Feek’s inaugural event. Feek hosted more than two dozen professional presenters, most of whom are well-known and highly respected within the homesteading movement, who distilled information to hungry eyes and ears who traveled hundreds or thousands of miles to attend the event Darryl Patton presented a program on “Herbal Medicine in Nature” while presenting samples of the actual plants to his audience. Many note-takers were busy at work in the attempt to absorb the knowledge he shared

Demonstrations were o ered throughout the day to explore the art of beekeeping by Causey Bee Farm.

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Say It Ain’t Sew Highfalutin Pepper Jelly and Hats by Heather McMinn of Somerville, Alabama, treated guests to a sample of cream cheese and pepper jelly.

homesteaders and how their own business could help meet those needs. Feek provided entertainment for the festival goers at the end of each day, including The Isaacs, Jimmy Fortune, Brotherly Love, Julie Roberts (with special guest Jamie Johnson), Feek himself and movie legend Kevin Costner with his band, Modern West. During the program on Saturday night, Feek was pleased to announce The Homestead Festival would be held again next year on the same spot to which he was given a rousing and well-deserved round of a p p l a u s e . In f o r m a t i o n i s a v a i l a b l e a t thehomesteadfestival.com.

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community values while also embracing and utilizing technology within the bounds of their religion. Jim and Bonnie Bellmer traveled from Ashland, Ohio, where they own and operate a resale business named Blue Bell Barn. Starting their own business in their barn in 2000 and moving to a larger facility in 2019 is indicative of the entrepreneurial spirit shared by many homesteaders. They attended the festival in hopes of learning more about the needs of

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Justin Rhodes, a 15-year veteran homesteader, took the stage to share his experiences in a program entitled “If I Can Homestead, So Can You” Rhodes lms and documents his family’s homesteading e orts on YouTube as do many other homesteaders Melissa K. Norris traveled from the state of Washington to speak on “How to Grow a Years’ Worth of Food.” Many notebooks and writing pads opened on this subject as well. Given projected increases of food costs, this program was of particular interest to many in attendance. Dr. Temple Grandin and Joel Salatin presented on the ethical and humane treatment of farm animals used for food on the farm or for sale in the marketplace. Both are well respected within the homesteading community and beyond. Feek moderated a question-and-answer session with Amish farmers from Ohio, exploring how the Amish lifestyle helped preser ve famil y and

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Areeda’s southern cooking by Areeda Schneider Stampley

Co ard Green Delicious for a July 4th barbecue! 1 2 lb. bag collard greens, precut 6 strips thick sliced bacon, or half of a country ham slice with rind removed but not the fat 1 large Vidalia onion, halved and thinly sliced 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 3/4 cup chicken stock 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 to 2 teaspoons hot sauce Salt and pepper, to taste Rinse collard greens thoroughly. Slice bacon or ham into 1inch pieces, and fry in a large stockpot over medium heat until crispy. Remove from pot, drain on paper towels. Add onion to stockpot, and sauté in drippings until softened. Add chicken stock, vinegar, maple syrup, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Simmer until heated through. Add collard greens and meat pieces to the stockpot, and toss, using metal tongs, until leaves are well-coated. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. For serving, toss following on top: 2-3 cloves of fresh garlic, minced & lightly sautéed A few thin slices of fresh onion

This recipe is not in my cookbook but has become a family favorite

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Love of Music Led to Building Music Ranch Montana

by Claudia Johnso Some of “Larry’s Country Diner” fan favorites are performing in what may well be Montana’s most beautiful country music setting. Among those slated for the 2022 season are Dion Pride, Neal McCoy, Mo Pitney, Rory Feek, Ben & Noel Haggard and Janie Fricke, with a dozen other acts as well. Music Ranch Montana, created by country music lovers Frank and Karen Smith, is situated in Paradise Valley, just nine miles south of Livingston, Montana. Karen ‘s parents lived in Bridger Canyon, Montana, where they had music and a dance hall above their farm shop. For many years this venue was the center for community dances and gatherings in the area. That fun community spirit associated with the venue made a lasting impression on Karen. A Central British Columbia native, Frank loved singing and music from a very early age. He studied mechanical engineering and later founded a manufacturing company, TowHaul Corporation, but he never lost his interest in music. When he moved to Montana, he purchased the place in Paradise Valley where Music Ranch Montana is now located When Karen and Frank married in the mid-1990s, their common interest in music and community led to their starting the rst Music Ranch Montana at Frank’s place of business in Belgrade. Karen’s daughter now runs the TowHaul Corporation, and Karen’s son Vice President and manager of the IT department for the company. Karen and Frank recognize that TowHaul is a benefactor supporter for Music Ranch Montana, which they moved to Paradise Valley.

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The venue is ideal for the kind of music, dining and dancing experience o ered. The performance hall is a large barn-like structure nestled in a hillside. More than 200 charges were required to blast rock away so terraced outdoor seating could be shaped. Inside the barn on the north side is a raised stage, which allows the indoor seating to have an up close and personal experience with the entertainers on stage. In the summer months the whole south side of the barn opens up so those seated outside not only have a great view of the stage but also get to enjoy the breathtaking Absarokee Beartooth Mountain Range. Dining options include a Concession Show Menu and a Dinner Dance Menu. Special dinners can even be preordered. Ticket holders have the option of purchasing a show ticket only or a ticket for dining that includes the full meal, dance and live music. Quality sound can be enjoyed no matter where guests choose to sit, with a line array sound system inside and four perfectly positioned large speakers built into dormers, located on the outside to enjoy. Music Ranch o ers free overnight RV parking on show nights only. Among the other bands and individuals performing during the 2022 season are Ian Thomas & the Band Of Drifters, Powderhorn, Steve Rose & The B u f f a l o Ni c ke l B a n d , Na o m i Bristow, Through The Years with The Kenny Rogers Band F/Don Gatlin, Tulsa Time (Don Williams Tr i b u t e ) F/Ray Ma r t i n , WWW.Twang, Show/ Concer t Fortunate Son – CCR/John Fogerty Tr i b u t e , L e g e n d a r y Me n O f Country Music Tribute F/Elton Lammie, Cheyenne Dance Band, Russ Nasset & The Revelators, The Idle Ranch Hands, Crazy Mountain Express, Western Skies and Raise the Roof. For more information or to purchase t i c ke t s , visit musicranchmontana.net or call 406-222-2255

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Neal McCoy is just one of the stars slated for 2022.

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July Birthdays Keith Whitle Johnny Le Aaron Tippi Dave Haywoo Jeannie Seel Red Sovin Lonzo Sulliva Doyle Wilbur Charlie Louvi Toby Keit David Bal Rhonda Vincen Louise Mandrel Jamey Johnso Del Reeve Ronnie Robbin Rickey Skagg George Hamilton I TG Sheppar Pam Tilli Neal McCo For a complete list of past & present legends’ birthdays, order Renea’s book Country Music Birthdays with more than 400 dates plus Country Music Trivia. www.Renaethewaitress.com

New this month in my Book Club, “The Judds: A Biography” by Bob Millard. Theirs is a wild, inspiring story of love and devotion, ghts, reconciliations and ambition. Most of all it’s a story of nding harmony both in music and in the women themselves.

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Phil and I love going to Orange Beach every year with our daughter, husband and granddaughters. The highlight is going out on the beach and taking family pictures. – Renea

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10 Years Ago this Month

Jewel to play June Carter Cash in new Lifetime Movie Lifetime television network has green-lit "The June Carter Cash Story" with Jewel in the starring role. The songstress underneath the long dark hair is nearly unrecognizable. The telepic is based on John Carter Cash's book about his mother's life, Anchored in Love: An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash. It will chronicle the singer's life from her early beginnings to her marriage to Johnny Cash, who will be played by “American Horror Story” actor Matt Ross. Allison Anders, who directed "Southland," will direct from a screenplay from Richard Friedenberg, writer of "A River Runs Through It." Filming will begin in summer 2012 in Atlanta for a premiere later in 2012

UPDATE: The popular movie can be viewed in its entirety at no charge HERE or by clicking the video below.

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Country For a Cause Country For a Cause was a sold-out success once again this year due to the overwhelming support from the fans, artists, hosts T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang and Devon O’Day. It would not have been possible without longtime friend and sponsor, Gus Arrendale, and Springer Mountain Farms Chicken. Once again, 100% of the proceeds raised went to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville to which a check was presented on June 23. Country for a Cause o cially started in 2014 and partnered with the hospital o cially in 2018.

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Charlie McCoy Joins Opry

Vince Gill was at the Grand Ole Opry on June 11 to ask Charlie McCoy to be the newest member of the Opry. Charlie is a “Country’s Family Reunion” and “Larry’s Country Diner” favorite and will actually be on an upcoming airing of the “Diner” later this year in a brand-new program. Keep reading the CFR NEWS to nd out the air date of his show!

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