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Martina McBride

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    Crystal Yates Chased Her Country Music Dreams from Florida to McKinney

    As a child growing up in the tiny town of Niceville, Florida, McKinney transplant and country singer-songwriter Crystal Yates couldn't avoid the twangy sounds of country music even if she had wanted to. "My mom says I could sing 'Why Don't You Love Me' by Hank Williams before I could say my ABCs," e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    Kacey Musgraves at Granada Theater, 10/1/14

    Kacey Musgraves With John and Jacob Granada Theater, Dallas Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Kacey Musgraves and I come from similar backgrounds. Musgraves grew up in East Texas, Mineola to be exact, and I come from a little town just about 75 miles north of there. Musgraves' debut album, Same Trailer Di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Bro Country's Sexism is Ruining Country Music

    In the past few years, it seems like everyone has been picking on country music. As the genre becomes more and more dominated by good ol' boys looking for a good time, the term "bro country" has increasingly been used by music critics to pejoratively describe some of the most popular artists in coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 6/6 - 6/8

    In case you haven't heard, there's a show going on in Arlington this weekend. It's not all that big of a deal, really, aside from selling out a 100,000 tickets at the Cowboys stadium. Almost inevitably, the George Strait show should be a mecca for concertgoers come Saturday night (or Saturday aftern ... More >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2014
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    January 8, 2014

    Southwest Won't End Its SeaWorld Partnership

    SeaWorld has taken a bit of a beating recently as the backlash from CNN's Blackfish documentary, which lays bare the cruel folly of keeping killer whales in captivity and forcing them to entertain the masses. To a lesser extent, so has Southwest Airlines, which has a longstanding partnership with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Tonight, Tonight: Headkrack at Renfield's Corner, Austin Cunningham at Poor David's Pub and N'dambi at the Prophet Bar

    Another hump day finds a couple of local acts displaying their talents. And, considering the holiday coming up, this isn't all that bad of a selection. Actually, it's a pretty great selection.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Oprah Says Thanks, Y'all, For the "Food Coma'" and the State Fair Memories

    Patrick MichelsOprah turned up in the crowd Monday morning in this slimming cardboard number, hoisted by the good people of Stolen Oprah.‚Äč After holding court around the fairgrounds on Sunday, Oprah turned out for her show's taping this morning in her Stetson, boots and blue jeans, dropping "y'all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    If You're Not an Oprah Winfrey Fan, You May Want to Skip the State Fair of Texas Monday

    ‚ÄčSpecifically, you'll want to stay away from the Chevrolet Main Stage at 10 a.m., when Oprah Winfrey will begin taping her State Fair of Texas special that'll also include a performance by Martina McBride. Winfrey's production company just sent the details for her appearance, if you have further q ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    Pepperidge Farm sent two boxes of crackers to my office. Wilonsky saw them and ran over to Jimmy's, returning with some cured meat and a hunk of cheese. My desk is now covered by crumbs, two empty boxes, white wrapping paper of the kind you find at, oh, an Italian shop selling salami, and a dirty kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    They Really Seem To Care

    I found this release in my inbox. It begins: "I wanted to share information for a new project lead by Chef Mario Batali and/or Country Music superstar Martina McBride called Share the Table. It is near and dear to their hearts."The and/or part is truly touching. Shows just how committed they are t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008
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    July 18, 2008

    Good Friday: DOMA Showcase Weekend Edition

    So, we've told you about a bunch of shows this weekend. There are some great ones tonight (the Hieroglyphics show at the Granada, the London Nights party at minc ), Saturday (Portugal. The Man and Facing New York at House of Blues) and Sunday (Republic Tigers at Hailey's, Todd Rundgren at HOB). Ther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Yoko Romo Goes Country

    Because it's never too early in the year for Jessica Simpson "news": Last week, Direct to Video told Billboard that her next CD will be country-fried, citing as her inspirations and influences Martina McBride, Shania Twain, Faith Hill and Reba McEntire. And, joy of all joys, she'll be writing some o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2005
  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Martina McBride

    Saturday, November 12, at American Airlines Center

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2003
  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    Here I Am Again

    Loretta Lynn is Still Country, and still woman enough for you

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Holidaze

    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings--and beatings

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