Merle Haggard Billy Bob's Texas, Fort Worth Saturday, June 28, 2014 Country music is built on a bedrock of incredible artists like Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, but you'd be an idiot to not consider the tremendous influence of everyone's favorite former felon, Merle Haggard. His career has cer ... More >>
The Lone Star State has long produced some of the greatest blues legends to ever pick up a guitar or stand behind a microphone. Legends like Albert Collins from Leona, Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins from Centerville and Johnny Winter from Beaumont all have found the blues in Texas. Hell, we even have a Gra ... More >>
If you want to show an out-of-towner Dallas, Stephan Pyles' latest will give you a show.
At 73, Billy Joe Shaver has lived a tough, fascinating life and managed to release nearly 20 albums of stellar hardcore country. We checked in with Shaver from an antique store in Waco, and he told us about his propensity for finding trouble. Catch him tonight at the Kessler Theater with Houston's ... More >>
Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Fox & The Bird, Mikldrive Granada Theater September 16, 2011 Better than: having my concert hopes dashed due to rain (Sorry, Explosions in the Sky ticket-holders).Carolina Chocolate Drops When at their best, concerts are far more than a simple equation of an arti ... More >>
Marty StuartTraditional country music champion Marty Stuart hasn't been a major force on the Billboard country charts for some time now. But don't confuse that absence as a sign of Stuart having slowed down in the least. In fact, the man's arguably more relevant today than he was during his wave ... More >>
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The man from West reminds his friends what his soul is worth
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And Jimmie Rodgers is the conductor
Merle Haggard makes a triumphant return. Wait -- he never went away.
Ray Price has seen it all, from bucket-of-blood joints out on the Jacksboro Highway to Hank Williams' surgery scars
On the road in his Dodge Dart, Slaid Cleaves is the last of the traveling troubadours
Tary Owens helped rescue the early roots of Texas music. Then those songs saved Owens from himself.
Merle Haggard lives up to his legend, now more than ever
The Cornell Hurd Band is in it for the long haul
Budapest One is a brand-new band making some venerable -- and tremendous -- rock and roll
With a monumental new boxed set, Hank Williams gets out of this world alive
Don Walser sings deep from the heart of Texas
Hasil Adkins drinks too much, screws too much, and rocks too much
Can Music City save country from Music Row?
John and Alan Lomax, groundbreaking musicologists
Harry Dean Stanton sings--but then, he always has
He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.
Jimmie Dale Gilmore goes once more into the mystic
Doc Watson still likes to pick
The old world discovers the Old 97's
Wayne Hancock rides shotgun down the Lost Highway
Lone Star Trio offshoot sprouts deep country roots
Randy Erwin belatedly releases an astounding, varied work