Nikki Lane and Brent Cobb entertained us with their anti-acrimony ode “Soapbox” off of Brent Cobb’s 2020 record Keep ‘Em on They Toes, and now they will be hitting the road together on a joint tour later this summer and into the fall dubbed the “Soapbox Derby Tour.”
“Javelina” is still graced by the presence of the grit-edged cowboy poetry that was so emblematic of his earlier records. But the music comes blazing out of your speakers, alive and enthused until you catch all those feels that only the old iconic classic rock albums gave you.
The first time Randy Travis showed up to a Cody Jinks show, it was a surprise, as was Randy’s endorsement of Cody Jinks in his autobiography. The way Randy came out this time, you could tell a friendship has developed between the two country stars.
The good news is that nobody was killed. But for the 13 injured and the two currently in critical condition—and everyone else in Austin’s iconic 6th Street entertainment district Friday night (6/12) trying to enjoy an evening out—it was a nightmare scenario nonetheless.
A new lawsuit filed in the Dallas County Probate Court in Texas has revealed that Pride had a fourth child from an extramarital and interracial relationship that was kept quiet for decades. 41-year-old Tyler Tines Pride is a police officer from Tyler, Texas.
Sorry, I can’t turn you onto any new music from the Turnpike Troubadours at this turn, but I can offer you the next best thing. Turnpike bass player, songwriter, and beating heart RC “Rooster” Edwards has been working a side hustle for some years now called RC and the Ambers.
About all that the once mighty music scene in Austin, TX has left to cling to are the handful of holdout venues and their brave and enterprising owners that in spite of all the adversity, the sacrifice they must suffer, and the odds they must overcome, they do it anyway.
An era is ending for country music in Dallas, TX, as the city’s most beloved local honky tonk band has decided to call it quits after over two decades of scooting boots across floors, opening shows for the big names rolling through town, and playing residencies that went on to become legendary.
“What is country music?!” This is what thousands of country music fans screamed at their televisions on Tuesday, June 8th when they were taken by surprise to see one of the questions on the TV game show dealt with one of the most iconic songs in country history.
In a brilliant economy of words, James McMurtry can bring alive entire characters and expansive landscapes in songs, revealing details down to the crevices in the dried soil, and the contours of a face in the mind’s eye. He’s compiled a body of work that rivals most any other songwriter.
Sarah Shook and the Disarmers are the hard-charging badasses of punk-inspired country music, and their last record from 2018 called Years ended up being named the Saving Country Music Album of the Year. Ever since then we’ve been anticipating the followup.
Horse racing and country music are two occupations where pedigree can often be a strong predictor of talent and skill. So word coming down that traditional country legend Mark Chesnutt’s son is leaning hard into making country music is a plenty good excuse to perk your ears up and pay attention.
Kyle Nix has revealed that he will start playing full band shows in the coming weeks and months, upping the ante with the solo project. he also took to social media to tell his fans that a few months ago, he’d checked himself into rehab.