1 day ago | Columns
There are a number of stereotypes conjured by the mind when someone mentions “the South.” Whether it’s the comfort food, country music or casual racism, the Deep South in particular has proven to be an irresistible backdrop for artists of all kind...
3 days ago | Feature Stories
Unlike most of Dallas, Tre Nagella won’t be sitting at home and watching the Grammys this weekend. In fact, a track he worked on last year is up for an award, which would be Nagella’s third Grammy if he wins this weekend. You may not have heard of...
15 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 ...
18 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...
22 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...
23 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...