8 days ago | Columns
There was a time, long, long ago, when Blake Shelton was not the most obnoxious man in country music. 15 years ago, Shelton was a baby faced, curly mullet-wearing crooner just becoming famous for “Austin,” his vaguely creepy love song about a man ...
11 days ago | Columns
There are a lot of things you associate with Steven Tyler. Silk scarves, scraggly mustaches and halcyon days gone by aside, Tyler isn’t exactly the kind of guy you expect to record a country album. More than 40 years after the bad boys from Boston...
15 days ago | Concert Reviews
Kacey Musgraves With Andrew Combs Majestic Theatre, Dallas Thursday, January 21, 2016 Kacey Musgraves isn’t quite a hometown girl, but Golden is close enough to Dallas, and we’re certainly happy to have her. The East Texas girl has come quite a lo...
16 days ago | Columns
If there is one thing to love about country music, it is its effortless ability to be low-brow. Trailer parks, cheap beer and (of course) trucks all combine to create a deeply lovable genre that has, in years past, been the champion of the working...
18 days ago | DFW Music News
If you’ve been waiting for Janet Jackson’s much-anticipated return to the road, you’re going to have to wait a little bit longer. Announced by the American Airlines Center earlier today, Jackson’s Dallas date, originally scheduled for January 24, ...
18 days ago | Columns
For the past few years, it seemed that popular country music was totally unstoppable. By 2014, it was the most popular genre in the land, scooping up thousands of new fans by the day as it appealed to an entirely new, much younger audience than ev...