For a time in the mid '90s, the Mavericks were on top of the neo-traditional country world. The Miami band featuring the amazing talents of singer Raul Malo scored a hit in 1996 with "All You Ever Want to Do is Bring Me Down" and even won a Grammy Award. Sadly, Malo went solo in 2004 and the Maveric ... More >>
Having a famous musician as a father can always put pressure on a son or daughter who chooses the same profession. Not so for Bobby Bare Jr. With a blistering sense of humor and an emotional earnestness, Bare has never tried to walk in his father's shoes. Instead, Bare Jr. has released five impressi ... More >>
Magnificent Beard has done it again, this time creating two separate posters for this weekend's sold-out M83 doubleheader at the Granada, which, when put together, looks like a couple sleeping in bed, dreaming happily next to each other. Way to go, guys. Hearing a highly affecting Muzak version of ... More >>
Another frigid Thursday evening and another quality collection of musical options for the discerning music fan...
Somebody's Darling EP (Self-released)
I give it a B- so far. The five best moments from last night’s Hard Knocks: Week 3. Or did I miss something? 5. Jerry Jones and Sports Illustrated’s Peter King talking – I think – while munching popcorn. Free Sportatorium T-shirt to anyone who provides me an accurate transcript of th ... More >>
Included: Freddie Mercury, Hank Williams and Patsy Cline
Spend Christmas with some cross-dressers
Elledanceworks hosts a garden hoedown
Throw in a little Tuna with your tinsel
Good grief! Happiness is Charlie Brown at Theatre Three; Patsy Cline and Magi are magical, too.
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Clowning toward Bethlehem
Careless Love (Rounder) | Got You on My Mind (Wake Up Music)
At CTD pump jockeys and pretty waitresses fill 'er up; theaters announce season lineups
My, my how can we resist you?
Willie Nelson is always on my mind
The worst of 2002
Twisted Angel (Curb)
Miss Fortune (Universal South)
WaterTower Theatre goes country with a sweet, dreamy musical about Patsy Cline
A passel of good intentions makes for a mess of a show
Amy Crenshaw and Crosstown Boys
Amy Crenshaw isn't playing anyone's Patsy anymore
If she isn't careful, LeAnn Rimes could fade away before she's old enough to vote
In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad
The cocktail country of the Lucky Pierres proves to be the right mix
She's only 14, but child star LeAnn Rimes knows what she wants. Can Nashville handle it?
Cowboy Junkies drone and moan toward brilliance
Lisa Layne's terrific voice carries A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline
Farewell to 1995, a year in music we'd rather forget
Ty Herndon is country music's latest hunk of the month. But is he for real?
When the vinyl jukebox dies, so will a little piece of the music it played