Posts filed under: Outlaw Country

Charley Crockett @ The State Theater

A unique, rising country star draws a surprising array of cowboys to coastal Maine. But, what is it that makes him unique?... Read More

Kentucky Headhunters “Dry Land Fish”

Not all "best" and "greatest" are subjective: Fred Young has got the greatest mutton chops in music history, and this one's a lock.... Read More

Colter Wall “Evangelina”

A very different Wall of sound, Colter Wall surprisingly connects to a distant past.... Read More

Turnpike Troubadours @ The Beacon Theater

The triumphant return of real country heroes The Turnpike Troubadours: the sound was off, but the reunited band was still right on.... Read More

Chris Stapleton “Arkansas”

I've never been to Arkansas, but listening to Chris Stapleton's song, "Arkansas" has me wanting to go. Just not for its Governor.... Read More

Songs in Commercials

There have been some notable popular songs used in commercials, and one that might've been most memorable that wasn't... Read More

Dwight Yoakam “Fast As You”

You know Dwight Yoakam the country music superstar and King of Country Cool. But do you know Dwight Yoakam...the actor?... Read More

Jason & The Scorchers “Absolutely Sweet Marie”

Jason & The Scorchers influenced scores of future bands by blazing an alt-country trail. And they started it all by covering Bob Dylan.... Read More

Bottle Rockets “Better Than Broken”

I lost one of my best friends of the last 20 years this week, the Bottle Rockets, when the band stunningly announced that they were calling it quits. The decision actually came solely from the group’s ornery but always inspirational..... Read More

Alejandro Escovedo “Bottom Of The World” (2012)

You never know where you might meet up with a famous musician at South by Southwest, maybe even the granddaddy of the festival.... Read More
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