As one of the biggest entertainment-based enterprises on the planet, not just in Texas, the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is one of the few local events that people halfway across the country and around the world travel to see. As such, its concert calendar has become increasingly crowded with pop ... More >>
Although it was hardly a surprise, country-music fans around the world have heavy hearts today after the passing of George Jones. Jones, a native of the Southeast Texas town of Saratoga who broke into the music business on Houston-based Starday Records, was far and away one of the most-decorated and ... More >>
"Can't they just shut up?" That's the question many country music fans proffer when musicians publicly express opinions that dare venture outside of benign Q&A quicksand and into the murky waters of relevant social issues. Country consumers from both sides of the political aisle can get riled up i ... More >>
This past Sunday, The New York Times ran a piece by Paul Greenberg where the author explained how important the Beatles were to music and pop culture to his five-year old son. The child didn't know that the band had albums, but only knew the Fab Four from iTunes playlists. "When the Beatles record ... More >>
Is the Hag the greatest three-tool talent in country music history?
Former country superstar. Now starring in a courtroom near you.
The rock and roll life of Jeff Bagwell
A rundown of every act on this year's bill
And coping with Yankee slander
John Lomax leaves the paper to pursue singing career after surprise debut
Pru campaigns the locals to elect her as America's next R&B queen
Record producer Huey Meaux was a legend in the music business. Now he's an accused pedophile on the run.
Bob Gallarza aims to bring Tejano music into the '90s